​Parks and Recreation Department

Paradise Valley Pool Phoenix provides residents more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and preserves with 200 miles of trails; 182 spacious city parks; 31 community and recreation centers; youth classes and sports programs where kids learn, stay active and have fun; eight golf courses; and 29 pools where thousands cool off and learn to swim each summer.​

Register for Fall Classes and Programs
View 2016 Phoenix Summit Challenge Information 
View 2016 APS Electric Light Parade Information​
Learn about Phoenix Parks and Preserves Initiative (PPPI) Projects
Find a Dog Park Near You
Learn About Phoenix's Urban Forest
Participate in FitPHX Meet Me Downtown (every Monday night)
Parks and Recreation Department Leadership Team

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​Parks News



Arizona Craft Brewers Guild to Donate 40 Trees to Phoenix Parkshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1407Arizona Craft Brewers Guild to Donate 40 Trees to Phoenix Parks7/18/2016 9:00:00 PM
FitPHX Recognizes 43 Businesses as Healthy Arizona Worksiteshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1370FitPHX Recognizes 43 Businesses as Healthy Arizona Worksites6/24/2016 10:00:00 PM
FitPHX Receives Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Awardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1359FitPHX Receives Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Award6/17/2016 10:00:00 PM
Fire Ban for Desert and Mountain Preserves Goes Into Effect May 22https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1313Fire Ban for Desert and Mountain Preserves Goes Into Effect May 225/17/2016 9:50:00 PM
U.S. Interior Department Selects Phoenix as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Outdoorshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1276U.S. Interior Department Selects Phoenix as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Outdoors4/9/2016 6:00:00 PM

​Parks Events



PHX Kids Get Fit!https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/14301430PHX Kids Get Fit!10/1/2016 4:00:00 PMLongview Recreation Center
Archaeology for Kids https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13821382Archaeology for Kids 10/1/2016 4:30:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Volunteer Breakfast at PGMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13831383Volunteer Breakfast at PGM10/4/2016 4:30:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Plant Tour of Pueblo Grande https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13841384Plant Tour of Pueblo Grande 10/14/2016 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Petroglyph Discovery Hike https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13851385Petroglyph Discovery Hike 10/15/2016 4:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum

​What's Happening in Parks and Recreation​



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Connect with Parks and Recreation

For general information:
Phone: 602-262-6862  /  Email: receptionist.pks@phoenix.gov

Get more contact information​​


​Phoenix Parks and Recreation
200 W. Washington St., 16thFloor, Phoenix, AZ 85044​​