Tennis anyone? Grab your racket, pile the kids into the car and head to Bob Cooke Park for some great fun on the court.
In addition to the tennis court area, the park features a great selection of playground activities that include monkey bars and a jungle gym, a basketball court, swimming pool, and soccer field. With all these great amenities to take advantage of, there's no excuse for any of your family members to be sitting still. Bob Cooke Park offers several ways to exercise and have fun in one of the city's most charming recreational areas.
Stuck at the office and need a little breathing room? While you may not be able to travel to the outskirts of town for an escape to nature, you can always head to the centrally located Brantley Hinshaw Park and sit on one of the benches or stroll one of the walking paths to clear your head while you take in some outdoor beauty.
This park is also a great place to relax after work, too, as the family will enjoy the playgrounds, basketball court, spray pool and great scenery. Also, there is ample lighting if your family outing goes a little past sunset.
Fielder Park's lush greenery is not only one of the park's most attractive attributes, but you'll enjoy sitting in the shade of one of these many trees as you let the kids play on the playground or basketball court. There's also a tennis court in close proximity, too. So pack up a great picnic lunch and plan to spend a day enjoying the great outdoors with the family in Arlignton's Fielder Park.
Fish Creek Neighborhood Park offers a little something to do outdoors for everyone in the family. The kids will love the park amenities like the playground rides and basketball courts, but even the younger kids will have fun in the toddler play area . This section of the park specializes in providing children between the ages of 2 and 5 a safe environment in which to play and enjoy themselves. The park's pavilion is available for rental for family events and group activities.
With the Trinity River running through Arlington, it only makes sense that any nature lover would gravitate toward its banks and all the beauty that lives there. One of those places is River Legacy Park.
This area opened as a public park in 1990, covering over 376 acres. Thanks to the River Legacy Foundation's donors' generous contributions, the park has grown to become a 1,300-acre outdoor oasis along the Trinity River. If you enjoy peaceful scenery, you can take a leisurely walk along one of the trails to breathe in River Legacy Park's incredible beauty.
Enjoy a low-key but fun family day out when you head to Woodland West Outdoor Park and the Dottie Lynn Rec Center.
Pack a picnic lunch and make sure the kids bring their frisbees or footballs so that they can play in the park's outdoor field areas. Also, don't forget their swimwear since the pool is open in the summer, and making a splash is the perfect way to cool off. Other amenities include playground equipment, a tennis court, restrooms, and a basketball court.