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In 1915, the City of Dallas purchased 36 acres in what was then, far North Dallas, with a vision for the future. A public area that would enlighten and expand the the recreational and leisure opportunities for the citizens of Dallas. Designed to be the Central Park of Dallas, Reverchon Park was was born.

A lot has changed over the years, but one thing has remained the same. Reverchon Park is still a welcome opportunity for the people of Dallas. As good as the park is, there is still room for improvement. That's why The Friends of Reverchon Park are working with the city of Dallas to implement the Reverchon Park Restoration and Development Plan. This plan will offer improvements and maintenance opportunities designed to make the park more appealing and functional to the more than 30,000 Dallas citizens utilize Reverchon Park each year.

Reverchon Park has a bright future. Help us, as we work together to restore and revitalize one of Dallas' most beautiful assets.

Thank you.

Rob Elmore - President, Friends of Reverchon Park

Planning an event?  Contact Jill Beam, jill.beam@dallascityhall.com or CLICK HERE


Reverchon Ballfield and Grandstand
circa 1940
courtesy of Dallas Municipal Archives   --->

Reverchon Roundup - Help beautify and clean up the park!

In the Park } Mar/10/2012 | Comments (0)

Photo: NTABL Members help clean up

It’s time to roundup community friends, area neighbors and volunteers to help beautify and clean up Reverchon Park!  Please contact Volunteer Services at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children at reverchon.roundup@tsrh.org or call (214) 559-7825 to RSVP or for more information.

Projects include:
•  Planting Flower Beds
•  Removing Fallen Tree Limbs
•  Clearing Out Trash
•  Revitalizing Reverchon Baseball Complex and Sand Volleyball Court

Event schedule at Reverchon Park:

9:30 a.m.
  Registration & Orientation*
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Reverchon Park Roundup
12:00 p.m. Free Picnic Lunch
*Complimentary coffee and pastries will be provided.

Special tours will be given to see the Works Progress Administration restored stonework.  Wear pants, long-sleeved shirts and appropriate shoes.  Bring gloves, rakes and small hand tools (if available).  In the event of rain, Reverchon Roundup will be held on March 17, 2012. Parking available in the garage and surface lots at TSRHC, located at the corner of Oak Lawn and Maple Avenues (adjacent to Reverchon Park).

Special thanks to PlainsCapital Corporation and Dr Pepper Snapple Group for graciously donating food and beverages for the picnic lunch.  Sincere thanks to the Dallas Park and Recreation Department – West Region.

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Gettin' Down and Dirty - Dirt Cheap Yoga at Reverchon Rec.

In the Park } Dec/11/2011 | Comments (0)

Photo: DCY Monday Teacher Meredith McQuiston

Once again Reverchon surprises!  Friends! Dirt Cheap Yoga (DCY) has set up shop at our favorite park.

Currently every Monday and Wednesday you can find "inexpensive and/or free yoga classes, promote the cheap and free yoga classes taught by others, provide a venue for yogis (yoga students and instructors) to give back to the community and support existing charities and programs" according to their mission.

DCY is accomplishes this mission by collecting charitable contributions from individuals and companies will be used to offer free yoga classes to adults, and children who cannot afford them, offering yoga classes at a discount for those who can afford low-cost yoga and granting free yoga teaching instruction for individuals who wish to teach yoga, particularly those who wish to teach to minority groups.

DCY is Spanish friendly too!

To find out more about this unique approach to the promotion of yogic principals (compassion, truthfulness, integrity, sensitivity, and moderation) go to http://dcyorg.blogspot.com/p/donate.html and if the spirit moves, send them some financial support.

Compiled by Friends of Reverchon Park

Photos Copyright (2010) Dirt Cheap Yoga
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This weekend was a huge success. Congrats to both Dallas Fire Department and NYFD. They split the series for the Rubber Boot.

Getting the game kicked off. http://yfrog.com/0zs6qj

Getting ready for game two. There supposed to be a NYC contingent of fans coming.

From the scorer's chair next to Dan McDowell and Donivan Lewis of the ticket. At #flamefest2009. http://yfrog.com/0xai6cj