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July is National Parks & Recreation Month! What better time than now to realize the Power of Parks. Please click here to view a short video to learn more about the benefits - economic, health, environmental power and more.


Bark for Your Park
Carrollton has made it to the top 15 Finalist Communities in the PetSafe
Bark for Your Park $100,000 dog park contest.
Don't forget to vote twice a day, every day, once at and once
at And you can get seven extra votes every Friday on the Petsafe web page by sniffing out the clue. Please visit our for more information or call 972-466-3086 if you need any help with voting


Mary Heads Carter playground is now open! Visit our Facebook page to
view pictures from the grand re-opening April 26.

 Mary Heads Carter grand re-opening

 Click here to view a short slide show of progress pictures. Updated May 2.

Welcome to Parks & Recreation Administration!

Addressphoto of Crosby Recreation Center
1610 E. Crosby Rd
Carrollton, Texas 75006
(located inside the Crosby Recreation Center)

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 110535
Carrollton, Texas 75011-0535

Phone, Fax and Event Hotline
972-466-3080 phone

972-389-9537 fax
972-466-9135 Event Hotline

7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Monday through Thursday
7:30 to 11:30 am Fridays

Mission Statement
As a leader, Parks and Recreation provides innovative, diverse, and quality recreation and leisure opportunities for everyone, while preserving City parks and natural resources.

Park Hours and Rules
Park hours are 5:00 am to 10:30 pm daily unless otherwise posted.

  • Unauthorized vehicles are prohibited on park property.
  • Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
  • Fireworks and/or firearms of any kind are not permitted.
  • Golfing is not allowed on park property.
  • Dogs must be kept on leash at all times.

For additional information or to report graffiti, vandalism or maintenance needs, please contact us at 972-466-3080 between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday or 7:30 to 11:30 am Friday.

To report a violation of Park rules or other illegal activity, contact Carrollton Police at 972-466-3333.

Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex will remain open normal operating hours until August 17. Starting August 18, the entire facility will begin reduced hours. The pool will be closed for the season starting on Tuesday, September 2.
Visit to check out the new Fall issue of Carrollton’s Leisure Connections magazine.
The Cardboard Boat Regatta challenges amateur boat builders to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard. Come and enjoy the fun as you watch the masterful maneuvers of boats braving the waves at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 2 at Rosemeade Rainforest.
Applications are available online at and must be submitted to the City Secretary’s Office (1945 E. Jackson) no later than Thursday, September 11.
Carrollton is participating in Pet Safe's Bark for Your Park contest and we need your help to a dog park.Vote twice a day; once on the Bark for Your Park Facebook page and once at Voting ends July 31.
June 09, 2014 12:00 PM
second & fourth Mondays
July 28, 2014 1:00 PM
July 29, 2014 12:30 PM
July 29, 2014 1:00 PM
July 30, 2014 10:30 AM

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Last updated: 7/15/2014 12:05:06 PM