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City of Allen Closes Select Facilities, Cancels Some Events




On March 16, 2020, the City of Allen initiated a local disaster declaration for public health emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in our community. Many city facilities have closed or modified operations in response to this declaration.

Modified Operations

Closures

The following facilities are closed until further notice. All activities and programs at these facilities are canceled during this time. These closures may be extended if conditions warrant.

  • Allen Community Ice Rink- Details
  • Allen Parks and Recreation Administrative Building is closed to the public. All registration, rentals and reservations are temporarily suspended. For information, call 214.509.4700.
  • Allen Public Library - Details
  • Allen Senior Recreation Center - Details
  • Chemical Reuse Center
  • Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium - Details
  • Joe Farmer Recreation Center - Details
  • The Courses at Watters Creek is closed through Monday, March 23
  • The Edge Visitor Center and Skate Park - Details

Postponed & Canceled Events

No programs or activities will be held at impacted City facilities during closure periods listed above.

  • March 20 - Vaughan Elementary Neighborhood Block Party is canceled
  • March 20 & 21 - Better Block Allen is postponed until futher notice. Stay informed of updates on the Better Block Allen event website.
  • March 21 - "Getting to Know Your Sprinkler System" is canceled. This class is part of the Sustainable Landscape Series.
  • March 23 - AARP tax preparation appointments at Allen Senior Recreation Center are canceled. 
  • March 27 - Reed Elementary Neighborhood Block Party is canceled.
  • March 28 - Allen Public Library Neighborhood Block Party is canceled.
  • March 30 - AARP tax preparation appointments at Allen Senior Recreation Center are canceled.
  • March 30 - "Let’s Ketchup on Tomatoes" is canceled. This class is part of the Sustainable Landscape Series.
  • March 31 - Public Input Meeting at Rountree Elementary is canceled.
  • April 1 - Public Input Meeting at Boyd Elementary is canceled.
  • April 2 - Public Input Meeting at Reed Elementary is canceled.
  • April 4 - Earthfest Allen is canceled.
  • April 4 - Eggcellent Family Adventure is canceled.
  • April 6 - AARP tax preparation appointments at Allen Senior Recreation Center are canceled.
  • April 13 - AARP tax preparation appointments at Allen Senior Recreation Center are canceled.
  • April 18 - DIY Rain Barrel Class is canceled. This class is part of the Sustainable Landscape Series.
  • April 22 - "Herb Your Enthusiasm: Herb Gardening" is canceled. This class is part of the Sustainable Landscape Series.
  • April 25-26 - Dallas Fuel Classic Weekend Homestand has been canceled by the Overwatch League. Details.

Adult and Youth Athletics

  • All Allen Parks and Recreation adult athletics, leagues and tournaments have been postponed until further notice.
  • Youth sports leagues organized by Allen Sports Association have been canceled until March 29.

Allen Americans Hockey Games

The ECHL has decided to suspend the remainder of the 2019-2020 season. Details.