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Posted on: March 18, 2019

SRS Distribution Inc. to build new corporate campus at HUB 121 in McKinney

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The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is proud to announce McKinney-based SRS Distribution Inc. will build a new corporate campus at Hub 121, a 22-acre retail, restaurant, and entertainment development at the northwest corner of the Sam Ray...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

City of McKinney to update development regulations

The City of McKinney has launched a major initiative to update its development regulations. This update is aimed at bringing the city’s development regulations into better alignment with the recently-adopted ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan....

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

City signs letter of intent for performing arts theater and entertainment venue

The City of McKinney along with the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the McKinney Community Development Corporation signed a letter of intent with Starlight Entertainment for the development of a performing arts theatre and state-of-th...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

McKinney residents to vote in election May 4

The McKinney City Council voted to call an election where voters will consider five general obligation bond propositions, two charter amendments and three Council seats. The general and special election is scheduled for May 4. Early voting takes place fro...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

McKinney Air Center earns national recognition as #1 for third consecutive year

McKinney Air Center, the fixed0based operator (FBO) at McKinney National Airport, earned the prestigious designation as best in the nation in the 2018 Pilots’ Choice Awards by FltPlan.com for the third consecutive year. It is the fifth win overa...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

SYNRGY360 - Register by March 29

SYNRGY360

Curious to learn how to use our SYNRGY machines?

SYNRGY360TM uses all the functions of the SYNRGY circuit on the fitness floor. Exercises include kickboxing, pull-ups, TRX, dips, step-ups, landmine and more!

This is a small group training class of seven ind...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Teen Spin Class - Register by April 5

Teen Spin Class

Calling all teens!

Come on over to our parents-free indoor cycling class 2-2:50 p.m. April 7 for a Teen Spin Class. This class is suited for ages 13-19. Bikes must be reserved on the Spivi app. All participants must be registered for this program through A...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Safety Reminder - No bags on the fitness floor

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Your Safety Is Most Important to Us!

The safety and well-being of our patrons is of the utmost importance to us. A friendly safety reminder to everyone: please remember that gym bags are not permitted on the fitness floor. This is for safety reasons from t...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Client Appreciation Month - March 1-31

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We Love Our Clients!

During the month of March we want to show our personal training clients, current or new, how much we appreciate them. We're giving away a free t-shirt to all current and new clients n from March 1-31.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Resting Metabolic Rate Testing March 25

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Find out your RMR!

Meridan Zerner, MS, RDN, LD will be at the Apex Centre from 7-11 a.m. on Monday, March 25 conducting Resting Metabolic tests. Resting metabolic rate (RMR) is the rate at which your body burns energy when it is at complete rest. Knowing y...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Stronger You - Register by March 29

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Challenge Yourself to Become a Better You 

Whether you have multiple sclerosis, are battling cancer or are recovering from chemotherapy, our customized exercise program will strengthen your body to become a stronger you. The very first class will ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Silent Yoga: Sign up by March 29

Silent Yoga

Technology-enhanced Yoga Experience!

Wear your whitest white clothing and enjoy a techy yoga experience using our black lights! The Apex Centre has new Sound Off headphones that allow you to hear the instructor and music through a wireless headset. Come to...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Back to the Basics Clinics April - August

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Let's Get Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics is a series of monthly clinics, led by one of our certified personal trainers. We offer a different clinic every month and each clinic is a 30-minute workout with a personal trainer. These clinics are free fo...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Get from Couch to Running! Starts April 1

Couch 5K

Couch to 5K

Does running a 5K sound impossible? Well, we have a program that will take you from your couch to running a 5K! From April 1 - May 1, we'll be having a five-week couch to 5K training plan that will include one night each week of group running a...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Tri It Out Indoors Starting April 2

Triathlon Training

Tri our Triathlon Training and Indoor Triathlon Program April 2-27

Ever wonder if you could participate in a triathlon, but not sure where to begin? Our indoor triathlon training is the perfect way to start! It's a four-week training program that will have...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Try Out to Become a Sea Lion on April 20

Sea Lions

Calling All Swimmers Ages 5-18!

Does your child have a passion for swimming? Bring him or her over to the Apex Centre 9-10 a.m. Saturday, April 20 to try out for our summer swim team, the Sea Lions. It's free to try out, but if selected, participants must ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Find Your Zen This Spring! April 7, 14 and 28

Yoga Workshop

Yoga Workshops are Back!

The Apex Centre is hosting yoga workshops during the month of April. Each workshop has different focus areas. You can attend each workshop individually or all three!

Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

K9 Trail Time - Register by April 26

K9 Trail Time

Run With Your Favorite Furry Companion!

Come ready to run a 5K with your favorite companion through the trails of Gabe Nesbitt Community Park. Each participant receives a free silicone pop-up doggy water / food bowl. 

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

TILT - Teens in Leadership Training - Sign Up by April 26

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Get Your Teen Involved This Summer

Does your teen have an interest in learning leadership and professional social skills that will help him or her in the future? Have them apply for TILT, our Teens in Leadership Training program!

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Easter Egg Splash April 13

Easter Egg Splash

Hunt Easter Eggs in the Pool!

Apex Centre would like to invite you and your children to celebrate Easter in our indoor pool! The fun-filled day includes a floating Easter egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny and face painting. Sign up your child for an...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

It's Time to Tri! April 27

Triathlon

Are you looking to tri something new?

Ever dream of running in a triathlon? The Apex Centre is hosting an indoor triathlon on Saturday, April 27 from 8-9 a.m. Get ready to swim for 10 minutes, run for 20 minutes and bike for 30 minutes. Participants receiv...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Cino De Mayo Zumbathon - Register by May 3

Zumbathon

For the Love of Dancing!

Come ready to dance for two hours to Latin and international beats! This class is great for ages 9 and up. Ages 9-15 need a parent present. It's $10 for members and $14 for non-members.Preregistration is required for this event! Re...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

A Summer Full of Fun is Waiting! Summer Camps are Happening June-August

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Summer Camps at the Apex Centre

Need something fun for your kids to do while you're at work? Our summer camp program is the perfect way for your child to spend their summer days. Your child will get to swim, play games, make crafts, go on weekly field trip...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Run Club at the Apex Centre

Run Club at the Apex Centre

For the Love of Running!

Whether you're a passionate runner or someone looking to try something new, Run Club at the Apex Centre is the perfect club for you! This club meets every Saturday morning, weather permitting, for an outdoor run. Each run varies in...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Sign Up for Synchronized Swimming

Synchonized Swimming

Get Synchronized at the Apex Centre!

Does your child have a passion for swimming, dancing and gymnastics? Then sign him or her up for synchronized swimming. It involves the use of precise movements performed to music on, above or beneath the water. Partici...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2019

Fire sprinklers shut down flames at Montessori school in McKinney

Montessori School Fire

The McKinney Fire Department received a report of a structure fire at approximately 10 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 22 at Wonderland Montessori, 3132 Hudson Crossing. A person passing by the building called 9-1-1 after hearing the alarm and seeing the flashing s...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

McKinney Fire Department battles intense house fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received a call about a structure fire Sunday evening that included secondary explosions. MFD crews arrived at 4613 Wemberly Ct. to find intense flames in the garage and the left side of the home. First responders say th...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2019

One fire sprinkler head extinguishes out-of-control cooking fire in apartment

Post Oaks Apartments kitchen fire

The McKinney Fire Department responded to a call on Saturday, January 19 about an appliance fire at the Post Oak apartments. Units arrived and found light smoke and a single fire sprinkler head that had activated in the apartment. Thanks to the sprinkler ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

McKinney Fire Dept. takes lead in Critical Incident Stress Management training

Critical Incident Stress Mgt

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is taking steps to help our first responders deal with stress. Eleven MFD leaders volunteered to take part in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training at the Collin College Public Safety Training Center. First...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Fire sprinkler activation stops cooking fire in McKinney

Fire sprinkler activation stops cooking fire in McKinney

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) was called to the Lakes of Eldorado apartments, 1400 Eldorado Pkwy, on Sunday for a reported kitchen fire. The resident told firefighters she was heating oil on high heat when it suddenly ignited. The fire sprinkler abov...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops apartment wall fire in McKinney

Apartment Wall Fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a report of a small fire at the Venue at Stonebridge apartments Monday morning. Firefighters arrived to find smoke in the bedroom, but the apartment’s fire sprinkler system had already put out the ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Fire sprinkler system puts out kitchen grease fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a fire call at 204 Mozart Way in the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 14th. The resident was cooking and put the hot pan of grease into water, causing the fire to erupt. The fire sprinkler activated, putting out t...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Vote in the May 4 General Election

2019 Election

Register to vote in the May 4 general election. McKinney residents will consider five general obligation bond propositions, two charter amendments and three City Council seats.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Ever Wonder Where Your Property Tax Dollars Go?

Tax dollar value

You might be surprised to know that only 22 cents of every dollar paid in property taxes go to the City of McKinney to fund vital services like public safety, streets and parks.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Three Full Days of Art, Music, Food and Wine April 12-14

Arts in Bloom

Arts in Bloom is back and bigger and better than ever. Bring your family and friends and celebrate spring in McKinney.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

See Christopher Robin Under the Stars March 22

Neighborhood Night at the Movies

What could be better than an evening under the stars watching a fun, family-friendly movie? Bring a picnic, lawn chairs and your friends and family.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Movies in the Bark March 28

Movies in the Bark

Bring Fluffy or Fido or Max and enjoy a movie under the stars with your family and your best buddy. The March 28 movie will be Benji; Show Dogs is April 23 and Sgt. Stubby is May 23.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Citizens Fire Academy

Citizens Fire Academy

Citizens Fire Academy (CFA) is designed for individuals who live or work in McKinney and want to know more about their Fire Department. Class is limited to 25 participants.

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Posted on: December 30, 2018

Spring 2019 Calendar

Program Guide

Join us for free programs and events for everyone!

The McKinney Public Library System’s programs and events are free but space is limited. Free tickets are available one week in advance on a first-come-first-serve basis. For groups larger than ten, please ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

AARP Tax Assistance Through April 15

AARP Free Tax Help

Free Tax Assistance from AARP

Free individual tax preparation and filing on-site. No age or income requirements - just bring your tax documents. No appointment necessary. 

  • Fire Station 7, 861 S. Independence Pkwy.: Mondays, through April 15, 10 a.m...
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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Family Search

FamilySearch

A Special Genealogy Program


The Plano Family History Center will provide an overview of the online resource FamilySearch.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Concert in the Courtyard: Harper Grace

Concert Courtyard

American Idol's Harper Grace


Join us for a concert in the courtyard as we welcome American Idol's own, Harper Grace, for a live acoustic performance. All ages welcome.  

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

John and Judy Gay Construction Update

John and Judy Gay Expansion

The long-awaited expansion of the John and Judy Gay Library has arrived. Construction has started! In the coming days expect to see exciting progress as the building process comes alive.

The John and Judy Gay Library expansion and renovation groundbreaking...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Mother and Daughter Book Club

Mother Daugther Book Club

Share a New Book Every Month

Mothers and daughters read and share a new book every month. Father and sons welcome too!

  • April 8 – The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
  • May 13 – Gertie Milk and the Keeper of Lost Things by Simon Van Booy...
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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Computer Basics Classes

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Whether you’re just getting started or brushing up old skills, join us for our computer classes!  Hall Library: Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Register right before the class. 

  • April 13: Getting Started
  • April 27: E-mail and...
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Posted on: February 27, 2019

MPAC Presents: The Janoska Ensemble “From Vienna to Liverpool: A Tribute to the Beatles” March 30

MPAC Presents: The Janoska Ensemble “From Vienna to Liverpool: A Tribute to the Beatles”

In the competitive jungle of today’s music scene, The Janoska Ensemble has achieved the feat of forging their specific style into their own brand and thus into a genre concept.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

FHIS Drama Club Presents: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe April 4-5

FHIS Drama Club Presents: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe

This new dramatization of C.S. Lewis' classic faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, the White Witch and the adventures of four children who wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting world of Narnia.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Odysseus North Texas Chamber Orchestra presents: Serenity of Strings April 6

MPAC presents: Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

Enjoy music from Vivaldi's Baroque Concerto for three violins, to the impressionistic sounds of Claude Debussy's French Romantic Sacred Dances for Strings and Harp, to a contemporary Tango for the Tuba by Oystein Baadsvick.

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

'Unique by Nature' Juried Art Show Reception and Awards Presentation April 6

'Unique by Nature' Juried Art Show Reception and Awards Presentation

Join us for the "Unique by Nature" Juried Art Competition and Exhibition.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Apex Centre Price Increase March 1

Apex Centre Price Increase

To keep the Apex Centre in superior condition for you and our other members and to continue leading the industry with state-of-the-art equipment and programs, we will be increasing membership and day pass rates.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Neighborhood Night at the Movies March 22

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If you love Winnie the Pooh, you'll love this movie night kick off! The movie will be Christopher Robin.

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Social Dance Nights Ice Cream Social March 22

Social Dance Nights

Join us for ice cream at an event designed for individuals with special needs 18 years or older along with their families and caregivers.

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Movies in the Bark March 28

Movies in the Bark

Bring Fido and the family for our first ever movie night with dogs at the Bonnie Wenk amphitheater.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Cultural Music Series: Slugger's Rule March 30

Cultural Music Series

Bring the whole family to a live music event at the Bonnie Wenk Park Amphitheater.

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