Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation Policy

Plano will develop and maintain a comprehensive system of park, trail, recreational, fitness, and sports facilities and programs that keeps pace with the city's changing demographics, creates multiuse destinations, and improves the health, wellness, and morale of the citizens. 
Parks & Recreation Action Statements

Implement the Parks and Recreation Master Plan and update the plan every five years. 
Develop and maintain a comprehensive program of parks and recreation facilities based on
the park classification system and master plan that includes current facilities and approximate
locations for future facilities.
Improve efficiency and cost effectiveness of providing certain programs and facilities through
privatization, public/private partnerships and joint operations with other public entities. 
Create a strategic plan to enhance the trail network and create interconnectivity of
neighborhoods, commercial areas and other places of interest where feasible.  
Acquire remaining properties to complete the trail system within Plano and link with systems in
surrounding communities. 
Identify and prioritize projects required to complete the park system for inclusion in Community
Investment Program (CIP)
fiscal year budget and future bond elections. 
Examine the impact of changing demographics and recreational needs on parks, facilities and
programming through research of trends and gathering public feedback. 

Supporting Materials and Resources
Parks and Recreation Master Plan
Recreation and Facilities
Plano Athletics
Leisure Programs
Bicycle Transportation Plan