News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2020

Lt. Russell A. Steindam Park now open after renovations

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After months of completing various park improvements, Plano Parks & Recreation is proud to announce that Lt. Russell A. Steindam Park is now open to the public.

The renovations include:

  • Drainage improvements
  • New trail connection
  • New irrigation system to include regrading in some areas
  • Tree removal/replacement

Built in 1986 and renamed in 1993, the neighborhood park also features a playground, shade pavilion, picnic ta...

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City of Plano Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 17, 2020

High Point Tennis Center’s new pro shop now open!

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The new pro shop at High Point Tennis Center is officially open for business. Stop by and browse our expanded array of merchandise and sign up for lessons or a league while you’re there.

The two-story building also features an upstairs area for events as well as a wrap-around covered patio overlooking the courts. The former pro shop will be demolished to make way for an additional tennis court.

This addition is just part of the center&...

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City of Plano Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Senior Care Call Plan

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Do you know a senior who would benefit from our Bi-Weekly Senior Care Calls?

You can sign up yourself or someone you know at Bi-weekly Senior Care Calls. Plano staff calls to see how you’re doing, answer your questions and help connect you to community resources if needed. To get on our call list, click and fill out the this form:...

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Bi-weekly Senior Care Call Sign-up City of Plano Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Limited Access During Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Improvements

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A series of erosion control projects and construction of a new restroom building are underway at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. During construction, parking will be limited and pedestrian traffic will be closed off on pedestrian bridges.

Over time, runoff from rainfall causes erosion to the creek banks adjacent to pedestrian bridges. The erosion control measures are designed to shore up those banks. The project began earlier this month and is expected to be completed in early 2021. Nature...

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Arbor Hills Nature Preserve City of Plano Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Grow Zones Established in Plano Parks

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Plano is embarking on the natural reforestation of Plano’s creeks to reduce creek bank erosion, grow the tree canopy, reduce flooding, and filter harmful pollutants before they enter the watershed (the source of our drinking water) by creating g...

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Plano Urban Forestry City of Plano Parks and Recreation