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Parks & Recreation
Discover, Experience, Play!

Mission Statement
The department's mission is to enrich the quality of life in DeSoto, provide World Class customer service, premier parks and dynamic recreational experiences.

Vision Statement
DeSoto Parks and Recreation is a vital component in the community that provides diverse services and opportunities. Our staff will be known for their commitment to professionalism and their ability to grow and change with the community.

Professionalism: We will exemplify the highest standards of the profession.
Engage: We will develop strong relationships.
Inspire: We will promote community health and vibrant lifestyles.
Integrity: We will be fair and honest.


Administrative Offices
DeSoto Town Center
211 East Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115

Ph: 972.230.9650
Fax: 972.230.5796

Administrative Hours
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Recreation Life Program Guide
Take a look our guide, in it you will find activity schedules, special events and facilities listings. Click here to view.


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Summer Swimming Lessons
Register today!
Swim sessions begin on June 16 through July 31. We have a variety of levels from parent-tots to adult lessons at $50 per session for a total of eight classes. Click here to view or schedule and register at the DeSoto Recreation Center.
Youth Football and Cheerleading
Registration is open!
Registration at the DeSoto Recreation Center is scheduled to begin on June 1. Ages 4-12 can register. Click here for registration information.

Youth Soccer Association
Registration will begin on July 1 thru August 10
The DeSoto Soccer Association (DSA) is a volunteer organization formed in 1979 to promote the development of recreational youth players and coaches in the DeSoto. Coaches are often parents of players. DSA is a member of North Texas State Soccer Association (NTSSA) and operates under its by-laws. Click here for more information.

Youth Baseball Organization
Registration will begin July 10 thru August 23
The Desoto Baseball Organization is designed to give children boys and girls ages 3-14, an opportunity learn, play and appreciate the great game of baseball. We encourage participants, parents, coaches and volunteers to model behavior consistent with Good Citizenship. Click here for more information.

Recreation Center Program Schedule
All sessions are held at the recreation center
Adult Schedule | Youth Schedule | 
Click here to online registration

Looking for a new workout plan? Join our Fitness Center
Come in and purchase your recreation or fitness membership pass today! The recreation center is currently offering membership passes as low as $10 per year and fitness passes for $20 per month for DeSoto residents. Our fitness center offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strengthening equipment. Click here to view several membership pass options and family rates.

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