​Parks and Recreation Department

Longview Neighborhood Recreation CenterPhoenix provides residents and visitors more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserves with 200-plus miles of trails; 182 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.​

 

 

El Prado Pool Update10El Prado Pool Update<div class="ExternalClassE3C71372D2D94DEABDEE822FA23BC044"><p>​Due to vandalism, <a href="/parks/pools/find-a-pool/el-prado">El Prado Pool</a> is temporarily closed. City staff is assessing the situation and will communicate the status of scheduled programs at the pool with those who have registered. Contact 602-534-6587 or <a href="mailto:Aquatics.pks@phoenix.gov" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">aquatics.pks@phoenix.gov</a> with questions.</p><p>City of Phoenix public pools will be open during Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday, May 26 to Monday, May 28). Customers who use El Prado Pool are encouraged to use <a href="/parks/pools/find-a-pool/alkire">Alkire Pool</a> or <a href="/parks/pools/find-a-pool/roosevelt">Roosevelt Pool</a> during this closure. #phxaquatics #homepage<br></p></div>5/19/2018 7:00:00 AM5/31/2018 7:00:00 AM


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Learn to Swim 

Register now for summer 2018 swimming lessons and other aquatics programs.

Learn about available classes and programs.  #swimPHX


Summer Camps & Activities

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Find an affordable camp in your neighborhood.

Or get involved in one of the hundreds of summer classes, youth sports leagues and codePHX instructional programs available at a community center near you.  #PhxPlays


"Take a Hike. Do it Right."

Millions of people explore Phoenix hiking trails annually. 

Park Rangers teach trail users these lifesaving guidelines.  #HikeRight

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6th Annual World Atlatl Day Competitionhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/216121616th Annual World Atlatl Day Competition6/2/2018 4:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Arizona Authors Summertime Storytelling & Crafts Saturdayshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21622162Arizona Authors Summertime Storytelling & Crafts Saturdays6/2/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Fiesta del Aguahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21812181Fiesta del Agua6/2/2018 9:00:00 PMMaryvale Pool - 4444 N. 51st Ave.
“Protecting a Way of Life” Kinship Responsibilitieshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21632163“Protecting a Way of Life” Kinship Responsibilities6/7/2018 1:30:00 AMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Itty Bitty Beach Partyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21822182Itty Bitty Beach Party6/8/2018 4:30:00 PMParadise Valley Pool - 17648 N. 40th St.
Sizzling Summerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21832183Sizzling Summer6/9/2018 6:00:00 PMGrant Pool - 714 S. 2nd Ave.
Itty Bitty Beach Partyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21842184Itty Bitty Beach Party6/15/2018 4:30:00 PMDeer Valley Pool - 19400 N. 19th Ave.
Sizzling Summerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21852185Sizzling Summer6/16/2018 6:00:00 PMAlkire Pool - 1617 W. Papago St.
Verano Sanohttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21862186Verano Sano6/16/2018 11:00:00 PMMaryvale Pool - 4444 N. 51st Ave.

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Parks and Recreation News: 

 

 

New Hance Park Design Concepts to be Unveiled May 21https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2044New Hance Park Design Concepts to be Unveiled May 215/18/2018 10:45:00 PM
Phoenix Again Extending Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-outhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2032Phoenix Again Extending Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-out5/2/2018 11:00:00 PM
Phoenix to Again Extend Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-Outhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2030Phoenix to Again Extend Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-Out5/1/2018 9:00:00 PM
Phoenix to Again Extend Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-Outhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2029Phoenix to Again Extend Hours at Recreation Facilities During Teacher Walk-Out4/30/2018 11:00:00 PM
CITY OF PHOENIX RECREATION CENTERS WILL BE OPEN MONDAY, APRIL 30 DUE TO TEACHER WALK-OUThttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2024CITY OF PHOENIX RECREATION CENTERS WILL BE OPEN MONDAY, APRIL 30 DUE TO TEACHER WALK-OUT4/28/2018 11:10:00 PM
Fire Ban For Phoenix Desert And Mountain Preserves Goes Into Effect May 1, 2018https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2020Fire Ban For Phoenix Desert And Mountain Preserves Goes Into Effect May 1, 20184/25/2018 7:00:00 AM


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

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