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Code of Ordinances
Parks and Recreation

Boating

 Jubilee Tree Program

 Bounce Houses

 Park Dedication Fees

Fishing

Park Master Plan 2015 
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 Park Naming Resolution

Park Master Plan 2015
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Tree Ordinance  

Park Master Plan 2015
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 Trails Master Plan

Park Maser Plan 2015
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Benefits of Parks & Recreation - Please click here to view a short video to learn more about the benefits of parks and recreation - economic, health, environmental power and more.

Enjoy this fun video showing a glimpse of the Mary Heads Carter playground project.

 

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Did you know? Check back for posts about things you might find interesting and beneficial to you and your family's health and well-being.

6 Amazing Things That Happen When You Spend Time In Nature - Posted 3/31/15
Children more active at grassy play areas, study suggests - Posted 02/18/15
Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity - Posted 1/16/15
Green Exercise - Exercise outdoors for more benefit. Posted 1/6/15

Guidelines for Bounce Houses, tents, etc., in City Parks click on photo for larger view of bounce house

A $100 deposit is required to use bounce houses, tents and various other equipment in City parks. Please visit Rosemeade or Crosby Recreation Center to complete an application and pay your deposit with credit card, cash or check. The deposit is refundable if there is no damage to the site. The rental company must provide their own source of electricity (generator). A copy of the rental company's liability insurance should be submitted with the deposit. Vehicles are not allowed to drive on our parks. The bounce house and other equipment must be transported to the preferred location by a dolly or some means other than a motorized vehicle.

Fishing in Carrollton

click for larger view of child fishingThe City of Carrollton follows the Texas Parks and Wildlife fishing guidelines so licenses and limits are required unless you fall under special provisions made by the State. One-day or consecutive-day fishing licenses can be purchased if you like. Persons under 17 or over 80 years old are not required to have licenses. There are also special agreements with Oklahoma and Louisiana. Oklahoma residents over 64 and Louisiana residents over 65 with a valid fishing license are not required to have a Texas license. These provisions are discussed on the TPWD website, which also has fish limits, etc. The website is www.takemefishing.org.


Boating in Carrollton

Boating is allowed in Carrollton lakes following state boating guidelines with safety vests and boater registrations. No motorized boats are allowed except electric trolling motors.

News
Come out and experience Texas History in person. Experience Texas History in a fun, hands-on environment.
The A.W. Perry Museum is showing Carmen projected on a large canvas screen draped across the front of the barn on Saturday, April 25.
Enjoy bluebonnets and wildflowers at the A. W. Perry Homestead Museum (1509 N. Perry Road) on Saturday, April 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the beautiful 10 acre setting at Pearl Perry Gravley Park.
The City of Carrollton recently upgraded its lightning warning system at city-wide recreation fields for improved crowd notification.
Leisure Connections is available online beginning March 27 and hard copies can be picked up beginning April 2 at various City facilities.
Events
22Mar
March 22, 2015
31Mar
March 31, 2015 10:00 AM
31Mar
March 31, 2015 12:30 PM
31Mar
March 31, 2015 1:00 PM
01Apr
April 01, 2015 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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