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TAAF Programs

Join “TAAF Team McAllen”! Spend your summer working toward
regional and state competition within Region 2 of the
Texas Amateur Athletic Federation.

Learn to Swim

The most popular swimming program in the entire
Rio Grande Valley is back! Join us to learn important
water safety skills. Advanced registration is required.

McAllen Parks & Recreation

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End of Summer Camp

End of Summer Camp

Sign Up Today! It's the End of Summer Camp! Children can join us for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities! T he camp will be hosted simultaneously at all three of our community centers (Lark, Las Palmas & Palm View). Session 1: August 8 - August 12 Session 2: August 15 - August 19...

H2O Hut at Town Lake

H2O Hut at Town Lake

All rides have a 30 minute time limit ALL RIDERS REQUIRED TO WEAR A LIFE VESTSeasonal Hours of Operation Hours of operation vary throughout the year based on the season, per the schedule listed below. April to October:  Friday – Sunday 4:00 PM. to sunset (Last Call: 7:30 PM) November to March: ...

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The Department strives to: Improve the quality of life through the provision of well-balanced, high-quality recreation programs for the residents of McAllen to enjoy during their leisure time. Facilitate wholesome and constructive programs with a measurable value to the community. Provide attractive and well-maintained major parks and recreation facilities in each sector of the city.

These facilities should be within a reasonable distance of every surrounding neighborhood and offer safe opportunities for athletic competition, facility gatherings, and other passive and active recreation activities. Promote environmental conservation, eco and cultural tourism and socially oriented special events.

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