​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.​

2018 Winter/Spring Registration - Starts Nov. 16

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   Boo Fest and Other Fall Special Events

Several Phoenix Parks and Recreation facilities will host fall-themed events during the month of October. Find one in your neighborhood >

Going to Lost Lake Festival in Steele Indian School Park on Oct. 20 to 22? Know before you go >

Park restrictions, closures and relocation of the dog park will be in place from Oct. 11 to 25. More >

​​​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 >

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Parks and Recreation Events: 



FitPHX Fall into Fitness serieshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19931993FitPHX Fall into Fitness series10/18/2017 1:00:00 AMHance Park (west end), 67 W. Culver St.
Behind the Scenes Tour with Curatorhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19161916Behind the Scenes Tour with Curator10/19/2017 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Lost Lake Festivalhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/20062006Lost Lake Festival10/20/2017 9:00:00 PMSteele Indian School Park
Scare Fairhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/20362036Scare Fair10/21/2017 1:00:00 AMDesert West Community Center, 6501 W. Virginia Ave.

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Parks and Recreation News: 



"Fall into Fitness" Tuesday Nights at Hance Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1853"Fall into Fitness" Tuesday Nights at Hance Park9/29/2017 10:00:00 PM
City Trailhead, Museum Receive Environmental Excellence Awardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1852City Trailhead, Museum Receive Environmental Excellence Award9/29/2017 5:00:00 PM
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

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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​​