Parks and Recreation

The nationally accredited Plano Parks and Recreation Department is a key contributor of Plano's reputation as a city of excellence. Parks and Recreation enhances the lives of residents and visitors by offering outstanding parks, trails and facilities, a variety of enriching programs, special events and activities that contribute towards the health, well being and quality of life in Plano.

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Our department is responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of:

  • 83 public parks spanning more than 4,000 acres
  • 70 miles of paved trails
  • 69 athletic fields
  • 8 swimming pools
  • 5 recreation centers
  • 4 arts and cultural venues
  • Pecan Hollow Golf Course and Grille
  • High Point Tennis Center

Plano Parks and Recreation has earned the distinction of being accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). This national accreditation recognizes Plano Parks and Recreation for excellence in operation and service.