Marionette & Drama Programs are established to give students something to do and to entertain preschool age children. The program has grown since then and now is a creative outlet for teens who are interested in the arts.
The Summer Program is created and consists of Playground Camp. The Camp is offered at 22 different sites throughout the City of Richardson.
The Summer Program is expanded to include specialized indoor programs. One Playground Camp program remains active.
Southwest Park & Recreation Training Institute awards the City of Richardson the TOMA Award for its Summer Recreation Program.
The Summer Program is expanded with the addition of Teen Camp.
The Marionette & Drama Program receives the Excellence in Programming Award from the Texas Recreation & Parks Society.
The City of Richardson is awarded the Southwest Regional NRPA Award for its Marionette & Drama Program.