​Parks and Recreation Department

Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

Phoenix provides residents more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserves with more than 200 miles of trails; 182 spacious city parks; 32 community and recreation centers; classes and sports programs where kids and adults learn, stay active and have fun; eight golf courses; and 29 pools where thousands cool off and learn to swim each summer.​

2017 Fall Registration Now Open

PHXPlays Classes, Programs, Activities
Sports Leagues, PHXteens
Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC)
FREE codePHX courses

Participate in a variety of fun and affordable programs for all ages.
Learn about available programs and register today.  



Splash Pads Open Thru Oct. 15 

The city's public pools are closed for the 2017 season. However, you can keep cool 
at one of our splash pads that remain open through Sunday, Oct. 15.

The following parks feature a splash pad: Altadena, Civic Space, Dust Devil, Edison, Francisco Highland, Mountain Vista, Laveen Village, Nuestro, Pecos and Trailside Point. 
Locate a park near you.

​​​Little Canyon Park - Public Input Process


The Parks and Recreation Department is asking for public input regarding a proposal from Grand Canyon University that would impact Little Canyon Park and Little Canyon Trail. 

Learn about the proposal and process.


Do More:

Parks and Recreation Events: 

 

 

Volunteer Breakfasthttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19101910Volunteer Breakfast10/3/2017 4:30:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
A Boot in the Door: Pioneer Women Archaeologists of Arizonahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19111911A Boot in the Door: Pioneer Women Archaeologists of Arizona10/5/2017 1:30:00 AMPueblo Grande Museum
Archaeology for Kids https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19121912Archaeology for Kids 10/7/2017 4:30:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Water Works: Settling the Salt River Valleyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19151915Water Works: Settling the Salt River Valley10/13/2017 7:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum

​Learn More:

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Parks and Recreation News: 

 

 

codePHX Initiative Brings Free Technology Classes to Phoenix Youthhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1841codePHX Initiative Brings Free Technology Classes to Phoenix Youth9/15/2017 9:45:00 PM
FitPHX to Host Free Family Fitness Event Sept. 16 in Hance Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1836FitPHX to Host Free Family Fitness Event Sept. 16 in Hance Park9/13/2017 8:45:00 PM
July 4 Restrictions for Desert Parks and Mountain Preserveshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1767July 4 Restrictions for Desert Parks and Mountain Preserves6/30/2017 5:30:00 PM
Phoenix Offering Family Events to Celebrate Independence Dayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1764Phoenix Offering Family Events to Celebrate Independence Day6/29/2017 6:15:00 PM


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Connect with Parks and Recreation

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

Division Contact Information​​

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