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About Us

Friends of Sachse Parks and Recreation is a newly formed 501(c)(3), non-profit organization in Sachse, Texas

Our Vision

We envision a Sachse Park System  that provides programs and facilities to promote the social, cultural and recreational well-being of all residents of the city of Sachse. 

 

Our History

In 2010 Sachse Released a Parks and Open Space Master Plan that helped to determine Sachse's Parks needs in comparison to the DFW Standards. The analysis was done with Sachse's population at 18,750.

Sachse Parks Analysis

 

Facility

2010 Sachse Inventory

2010 Recommended

Metroplex Standard

Sachse Park Deficiencies

Basketball

0

5

-5

Tennis Courts

0

5

-5

Youth Baseball

2

4

-2

Youth Softball

1

4

-3

Adult Softball

1

4

-3

Football

0

1

-1

Soccer

1

4

-3

Playgrounds

5

1 Playground per Neighborhood and Community Park

1 Playground per Neighborhood and Community Park

Picnic Tables

28

63

-35

Swimming Pool

0

1

-1

Volleyball

0

2

-2

Trails

1.5 Miles

A Comprehensive system to provide a pedestrian walkway connecting residential neighborhoods with schools and parks

A Comprehensive Trail System that connects to the neighboring cities trail systems.

Recreation Center

0

1
-1

The next update to the City of Sachse Parks and Open Space Master plan is planned to start in 2015. Since the last update Sachse population has increased by approximately 4500 residents (24%).  

As you can imagine the Park situation needs our attention ...

Hence The Friends of Sachse Parks and Recreation was formed!!!!!!

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to support the City of Sachse Parks and Recreation Department, in providing programs and facilities to promote the social, cultural and recreational well-being of all residents of the city of Sachse. Our key objective is to enhance the Sache Park systems by providing a medium for all citizens of Sachse to band together to promote and build a world class park system that will make this great city just a litte bit better.

Among our activities we perform in pursuit of our object are:

  • Advocate for the Sachse Parks and Recreation
  • Provide Volunteer Opportunities for City Sponsored Events ( Pumpkin Prowl, Cookies with Santa, Red, White and Blue Blast, ...)
  • Tax Deductible Fundraising for Sachse Park Enhancements by
    • Membership Drives
    • Receiving Tax Deductible Bequests
    • Crowd-funding Campaigns
    • Applying and Receiving Community Engagement Grants

 

Our Invitation to You

We woudl like to invite you to join us in our cause. You will find we are just a bunch of Moms, Dads, Grand Parents, Aunts, or Uncles, who just want to help make this city just a bit better.  Each of us bring our own uniques skills and talents to help achieve our common goal of creating a world class parks system for the City of Sachse buy zoloft

 

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