News Flash

Posted on: October 23, 2020

PROMOTIONS: Parks and Recreation announces key promotions

Emanuel Pulido and Maria Minter thumbs up

FBTX ~ Farmers Branch Parks and Recreation Director Mike Mashburn has recently announced three key promotions.

   Maria Minter was elevated to Recreation and Culture Manager, Emanuel Pulido moves to a Recreation Supervisor role, and Urban...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: October 16, 2020

AWARDS: The Branch Connection & Historical Park recognized by state association


FBTX ~ Two Parks and Recreation Department operations were recognized at Tuesday's City Council meeting for excellence in serving their audience.

   The Texas Recreation And Parks Society North Region award for 'Arts and Humanities Progra...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Sketches released for Rec Center phased renovation

View of Rec Center gym renovations rendering

FBTX ~ A phased renovation of the 16-year-old Farmers Branch Community Recreation Center will begin soon with an overhaul of the first floor, including expanded fitness and childcare areas, new look to walls and surfaces, and relocation of the welcome des...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: June 12, 2020

City Council approves solar installations for three City facilities

Closeup of solar panel installation

FBTX ~ Taking a giant green step forward, the Farmers Branch City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the installation of solar panels on three City facilities, expected to generate more than 850,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually.


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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: July 8, 2020

PARKS & REC: Parks Department celebrates National Parks & Rec Month

We Are Parks and Rec 2020

FBTX ~ July is National Parks and Recreation Month, and Farmers Branch Parks staff will be joining their counterparts nationwide with the celebratory theme ’We Are Parks and Recreation.’

   All month long, parks and re...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight