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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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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 Girl's Softball Registration
Registration is open
This is local recreational softball league for ages 5 through 15. Our goal is to teach softball fundamentals, rules and skills. We emphasize on sportsmanship, team play and clean/fair competition. 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.

Tell Us What You Think!
We want your Feedback
Your input will help shape future services and initiatives. Your participation is greatly appreciated!
Click here for Civic Center Services
Click here 
for Fitness Classes

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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