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Phoenix Again Extending Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-outPhoenix Again Extending Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-out<div class="ExternalClassEDF3A4A4B09148B0BFB59DAEBF256FEF"><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 Thursday, May 3.</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.<br></p><p>While no formal programming is planned, online pre-registration is strongly encouraged and will be available at <a href="/parks">Phoenix.gov/Parks</a>.<br></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><strong>Temporary Drop-in Recreation Sites for Thursday, May 3 </strong><br><strong> All sites open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</strong></p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.6667%;"><p><strong>Locations</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.6667%;"><p><strong>Address</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.6667%;"><p><strong>Regional Area</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.6667%;"><p><strong>Phone</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.6667%;"><p><strong>Is Lunch Provided?</strong></p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:16.6667%;"><p><strong>Registration Activity #</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Deer Valley Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>2001 W. Wahalla Ln.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Northwest</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-495-3735</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/6/" target="_blank">25542</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Desert West Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>6501 W. Virginia Ave.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>West</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-495-3700</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/9/" target="_blank">25543</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Devonshire Senior Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>2802 E. Devonshire Ave.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Central</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-256-3130</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="https://apm.activecommunities.com/phoenix/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=temporary&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Location&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=100&IsSearch=true" target="_blank">25541</a><br></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Eastlake Park Community Center </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>1549 E. Jefferson St.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Downtown</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-6759</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/10/" target="_blank">25544</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Faye Gray Recreation Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>5550 S. 20th St.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>South</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-6836</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/11/" target="_blank">25545</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Goelet A.C. Beuf Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>3435 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Northwest</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-534-4754</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/12/" target="_blank">25546</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Harmon Recreation Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>1425 S. 5th Ave.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Downtown</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-6898</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/13/" target="_blank">25547</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Longview Neighborhood Recreation Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>4040 N. 14th St.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Downtown</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-534-6570</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/14/" target="_blank">25549</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Marc Atkinson Rec Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>4535 N. 23rd Ave.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Central</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-495-5451</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/15/" target="_blank">25550</a><br></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Maryvale Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>4420 N. 51st Ave. </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>West</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-5030</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/21/" target="_blank">25551</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Mountain View Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>1104 E. Grovers Ave. </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Northeast</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-534-2500</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/22/" target="_blank">25553</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Paradise Valley Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>17402 N. 40th St.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Northeast</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-495-3777</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/23/" target="_blank">25556</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Pecos Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>17010 S. 48th St.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Ahwatukee</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-495-5500</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/24/" target="_blank">25554</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>South Mountain Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>212 E. Alta Vista Rd.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>South</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-4874</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/25/" target="_blank">25558</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Sunnyslope Community Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>802 E. Vogel Ave.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Central</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-6661</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/26/" target="_blank">25557</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Sunnyslope Youth Center </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>1702 W. Peoria Ave.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Central</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-534-5088</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/27/" target="_blank">25560</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>University Park Recreation Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>1002 W. Van Buren St.</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Downtown</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-6800</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/28/" target="_blank">25561</a></p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Washington Activity Center</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>2240 W. Citrus Way</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Central</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>602-262-6971</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Yes</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1372041/3060772/21580/29/" target="_blank">25564</a><br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br><strong>FAQ for City of Phoenix Temporary Drop-in Recreation</strong><br></p><ul><li>The City of Phoenix will open recreation facilities from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 3 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.<br></li><li>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">Phoenix.gov/Parks</a>.<br></li><li>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.<br></li><li>Food:  Lunch will be provided but participants are allowed to bring their own non-perishable lunch and/or snacks. <br></li><li>Each parent/guardian dropping off a child will be required to sign a waiver and provide contact information.<br></li><li>City staff is not authorized to monitor the distribution of any type of medication to children.<br></li></ul><p>For questions and information contact 602-262-6862 or <a href="mailto:receptionist.pks@phoenix.gov">receptionist.pks@phoenix.gov</a>.<br></p><p><br></p></div>5/2/2018 11:00:00 PMGregg Bach602-262-4994