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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Program Guide: Recreation Life Spring 2021


Discover DeSoto Park & Recreation Department and all we have to offer. Register for a new program, a sports league, or join the fitness center. Enjoy the upcoming season by attending one of our festive events.

Recreation Life Spring 2021

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Mother and Son Dance | Tickets On Sale


  • When: Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • Event times: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (we recommend arriving 30-minutes early for photos)
  • Where: DeSoto Civic Center, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road 
  • Tickets on sale now online at
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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Child Abuse Awareness Walk


The 1st  Annual Child Abuse Awareness Walk is a fundraiser event that brings out the DFW community to walk and/or run in support of raising awareness about child abuse. This event is hosted by Fostering Dreams Foundation whose mission is to suppo...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Recreation Center RSVP


The DeSoto Recreation Center has new hours of operation with restrictions starting Monday, March 15, 2021. Patrons will have access to the Fitness Center, Basketball Courts, and the Walking/Jogging Track.

All areas will have increased capacity. Patrons wil...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

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 develop and ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

New Recreation Center Hours


Hours of Operation New hours starting on Monday, March 15, 2021Monday - FridayFitness Center and Track 8AM to 8PMGym 8AM to 5:45PM

For the safety of everyone, residents who are running a fever, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or who have ha...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Virtual Calming Room


The Virtual Calming Room is a place for members of our community to find tools and strategies, and resources to help build our resilience during this pandemic. We are operating in uncharted territory right now during this pandemic. We recognize the toll i...

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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 quality of life in DeSot...

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