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Phoenix to Again Extend Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-OutPhoenix to Again Extend Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-Out<div class="ExternalClassB9DF3E89E9C3439189E8AEB8FEBB0196"><p>​<strong>Phoenix to Again Extend Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-Out</strong></p><p>In response to school closures due to a statewide walk-out of teachers and other education staff, the city of Phoenix will extend hours at several of its recreation centers on Wednesday, May 2. </p><p>The city facilities will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., to provide a safe option for families with children ages 6 to 17 who are affected by the closures. </p><p>While no formal programming is planned, online pre-registration is strongly encouraged and will be available at <a href="/parks"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">phoenix.gov/parks</span></a>. </p><p>Lunch will be provided but participants are allowed to bring their own non-perishable lunch and/or snacks.  </p><p>Depending on the facility, non-structured activities such as board games, sports, arts and crafts, and movies may be offered.</p><p>Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department staff will operate the centers as drop-in only, meaning that sign-in and sign-out is not required, and each parent or guardian dropping off a child will be required to sign a waiver and provide contact information.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Temporary Drop-in Recreation Sites for Wednesday, May 2 </strong><br><strong>All Sites Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</strong></p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.66%;"><strong>Locations</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.66%;"><strong>Address</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.66%;"><strong>Regional Area</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.66%;"><strong>Phone</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.66%;"><strong>Is lunch Provided?</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.66%;"><strong>Wednesday,</strong><br><strong> May 2 Registration Activity #</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Deer Valley Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2001 W. Wahalla Ln.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Northwest</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-495-3735</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25542</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Desert West Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">6501 W. Virginia Ave.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">West</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-495-3700</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25543</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Eastlake Park Community Center </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1549 E. Jefferson St.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Downtown</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-6759</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25544</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Faye Gray Recreation Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">5550 S. 20th St.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">South</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-6836</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25545</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Goelet A.C. Beuf Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3435 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Northwest</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-534-4754</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25546</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Harmon Recreation Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1425 S. 5th Ave.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Downtown</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-6898</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25547</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Longview Neighborhood Recreation Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4040 N. 14th St.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Downtown</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-534-6570</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25549</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Marc Atkinson Rec Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4535 N. 23rd Ave.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Central</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-495-5451</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25550</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Maryvale Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4420 N. 51st Ave. </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">West</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-5030</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25551</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Mountain View Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1104 E. Grovers Ave. </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Northeast</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-534-2500</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25553</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Paradise Valley Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">17402 N. 40th St.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Northeast</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-495-3777</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25556</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Pecos Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">17010 S. 48th St.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Ahwatukee</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-495-5500</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25554</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">South Mountain Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">212 E. Alta Vista Rd.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">South</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-4874</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25558</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Sunnyslope Community Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">802 E. Vogel Ave.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Central</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-6661</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25557</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Sunnyslope Youth Center </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1702 W. Peoria Ave.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Central</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-534-5088</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25560</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">University Park Recreation Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1002 W. Van Buren St.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Downtown</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-6800</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25561</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Washington Activity Center</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2240 W. Citrus Way</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Central</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">602-262-6971</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Yes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">25564</span></a></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>FAQ for City of Phoenix Temporary Drop-in Recreation</strong></p><p>• The City of Phoenix will open recreation facilities from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2 to provide a safe option for families with children ages 6 to 17 who are affected by school closures due to a statewide walk-out of teachers and other education staff.</p><p>• The city facilities will be operated as drop-in only. No formal programming is planned, but online pre-registration is encouraged by visiting <a href="/parks"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">phoenix.gov/parks</span></a>.</p><p>• Parents/guardians should understand that this is not a traditional day care or a specialized camp program. Depending on the facility, non-structured activities such as board games, sports, arts and crafts, and movies may be offered.</p><p>• Food:  Lunch will be provided but participants are allowed to bring their own non-perishable lunch and/or snacks.  </p><p>• Each parent/guardian dropping off a child will be required to sign a waiver and provide contact information.</p><p>• City staff is not authorized to monitor the distribution of any type of medication to children.</p><p> </p><p>For questions and information contact 602-262-6862 or <a href="mailto:receptionist.pks@phoenix.gov"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">mailto:receptionist.pks@phoenix.gov</span></a></p></div>5/1/2018 9:00:00 PMJames Ritter602-309-7305