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Park & Recreation Month

Garland celebrates National Parks & Recreation Month this July. The Parks & Recreation facilities run by the City of Garland offer ample opportunities for residents to Get Out & Play!

Nearly three in ten U.S. adults do not spend time outside on a daily basis and of those who do, almost half spend less than 30 minutes in the fresh air, according to a survey released by the National Recreation & Parks Association (NRPA). That is why this July, the City of Garland and NRPA are challenging everyone to get out and visit their community parks and recreation centers during National Parks & Recreation Month. 

To encourage everyone in Garland to Get Out & Play, the following free events are being offered this July to celebrate Parks & Recreation Month.


Movie in the Park

Date: Coco - Friday, July 13
Date: Lion King - Friday, July 20
Time: Dusk (around 9 p.m.)
Location: Central Park-1310 W Avenue F
Cost: Free

Join us for free showing of a classic and a new classic from Disney, featuring Coco and Lion King, at Central Park. See you there!

For more information, call 972-205-2750.


PLAY Streets

Follow us on Facebook for dates and locations for pop up & play events.

For more information, call 972-205-3090.

 

 

 

 


Surf and Swim's Birthday Celebrations

Date: Wednesday, July 25
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 pm.
Location: Surf and Swim - 440 W. Oates Rd
Cost: Free

Join us for free birthday cupcakes at Surf and Swim (while supplies last)

For more information, call 972-205-3993 or 972-205-3090.

 

 

 

 


Family Night Out:

Food, Fun, and Fireworks!

Date: Saturday, July 28
Time: 6 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
LocationCentral Park-1310 W Avenue F
Cost: Free

Join us as we close out our Parks and Recreation Month celebration with a bang! Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy local food trucks, children’s entertainment, bounce houses, games, and the best party music to rock out to with entertainment from Coverdown Band.

Fireworks will conclude the evening at dark.

6 p.m. - Event opens to the public with food trucks, games, and kid's activities

7 p.m. - Coverdown Band take the stage

9:30 p.m. - Fireworks

Fun Facts of the event!

For more information, call 972-205-2750.