All City-sponsored May programs and events are canceled.
Parks and Facilities: What’s Open and What’s Still Closed
- The Rose Gardens of Farmers Branch has always been open, but please keep in mind the CDC recommendations for social distancing and sanitizing.
- The Farmers Branch Historical Park is open, however, programs and events are currently canceled. Historic structures will remain closed. The Park hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on the weekends. Please check their website for the latest updates.
- The Skate Park will close at 5 p.m. from Monday - Friday and will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
- The Barney Wood Bark Park is currently closed. The CDC still recommends that pets maintain distance as it has been determined that COVID-19 can spread through pets https://www.cdc.gov/.../2019.../daily-life-coping/pets.html. To keep dog and dog owners safe, we are continuing to keep the dog park closed. Please check the dog park website for the latest updates.
- The Farmers Branch Community Recreation and Aquatics Centers remain closed with updates coming soon. Please check their websites for the latest updates.
- The Branch Connection continues to remain closed. Please check their website for the latest updates.
FBTX ~ With impeccable credentials and a track record of success, Mike Mashburn has been promoted to Director of Parks & Recreation, according to City Manager Charles Cox. Read on...
FBTX ~ With a passion for history, an eye for detail, and a wealth of knowledge and museum expertise to her credit, Hillary Kidd has been promoted to the position of Farmers Branch Historical Park Manager. Read on...
FBTX ~ Slightly more than a week remains until the Farmers Branch Parks and Recreation Department conducts grand opening ceremonies for the City’s first-ever dog park, the Barney Wood Bark Park, on Friday, July 19 from 6 until 8 p.m. Read on...
FBTX ~ A very special Native Butterfly/Pollinator Garden within the Rose Gardens of Farmers Branch has been designated as an official Monarch Butterfly Waystation Habitat by the Monarch Watch wing of the University of Kansas Entomology Program. Read on...