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Posted on: October 5, 2020

DeSoto Ranch Nature Trail Ribbon Cutting


Join us for the premiere of the DeSoto Ranch Virtual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. City Mayor, Curtistene McCowan; City Manager, Brandon Wright; Parks and Recreation Director, Chris Glover; Park Board President, John McCalib 

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Reduced Hours Operation


Hours of OperationMonday - Friday8AM to 12PM and 4PM to 8PM

For the safety of everyone, residents who are running a fever, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or who have had close contact within the last 14 days with someone who has or is believed to h...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Recreation Center Virtual Tour


Welcome to the DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department’s virtual tour. Browse and experience the amenities available in the Recreation Center, Corner Theater, Civic Center and Amphitheater. The department’s mission is to enrich the qual...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Youth Master Plan Survey


Mayors and City Council members across America know their communities’ success depends on the health and well-being of children, youth, and families.  Working with colleagues in local government, leaders can strengthen municipal policie...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Chris Glover Formally Chosen To Lead DeSoto Parks and Recreation


After conducting a thorough national search to find a permanent Parks & Recreation Managing Director, the City of DeSoto concluded that Chris Glover, who has been serving as interim director, is to be their permanent choice. 

Glover, a 20-year...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Recreation Center Reopening | Now Accepting RSVP


The DeSoto Recreation Center is re-opening with restrictions. Patrons will have access to the Fitness Center, Basketball Courts, and the Walking/Jogging Track.

All areas will have a limited capacity. Patrons will be required to schedule an appointment for ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update


Update June 15, 2020Moseley PoolDue to COVID-19 health concerns, Moseley Pool will not open this season. The closure will affect all swim lessons and swim activities for this summer. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you in 202...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Stop The Spread: Mask It


Beginning Saturday, April 18th, all visitors and employees of essential businesses in Dallas County will be required to wear a cloth face covering when at an essential business or while using public transportation. Stop the Spread...Mask It!

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Park and Trail Construction Update


To get the latest update and insight on Park and Recreation projects, click here. Each year the Parks Division dedicates time and resources to enhancing the DeSoto parks system. Through the City’s annual budget process, funds are allocated to de...

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