Plano Parks and Recreation became the fifth recreation agency nationwide to maintain
for 25 years. The Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) recognized Plano during the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) Congress last month. In 1994, Plano was one of only eight agencies to be accredited the first year.
The department meets all 151 rigorous standards related to the management and administration of lands, facilities, programs, resources, safety and services.
Plano’s parks and recreation system features include:
- 5 recreation centers
- 9 pools
- 85 park sites
- 80 miles of paved walking and bike trails
- 2 nature preserves covering over 1,000 acres
- World-class athletic facilities
- Tree City USA recognition since 1989