Posted on: March 23, 2017

First Start Sports


During each session, preschoolers will learn the basic skills for a specific sport. This is a great way for participants to develop their motor skills and gain an understating of basic sport fundamentals. Parent involvement is strongly encouraged.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

North Elerson Park Receives Tree Donation from TXU Energy

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Representatives from TXU Energy and the Texas Tree Foundation gathered at DeSoto’s North Elerson Park today to plant trees donated through TXU’s Committed to Community Growth Program. TXU Energy donated five 45-gallon bur oak trees to the City of DeSoto P...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Kids' Fishing Day Tournament


Come out to the fishin’ hole at Briarwood Park for the City’s Annual Kids' Fishin’ Day. Briarwood Pond, will be generously stocked with fish to increase the odds of a memorable fishing experience.

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Volunteer DeSoto


Volunteers support the DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department in a variety of ways – at special events, through clerical office work, with education programs, and with environmental projects. Volunteers add new dimension, personality, and depth ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

PARD Receives National Accreditation from the NRPA


The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently announced that the DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department has received accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). With the announcement, DeSoto ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Program Guide: Recreation Life


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.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Join Us for our Easter Egg-Stravaganza


The Easter Bunny is on his way! Bring your Easter baskets and join us for the Easter Egg-stravaganza for children ages 9 and under. There will be hundreds of Easter eggs up for grabs, so hop on over to the fields at Zeiger Park.