​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

PHXPlaysClasses, Programs, Activities, Sports Leagues, PHXteens, FitPHX, Outdoor Recreation, FREE codePHX Courses. Learn about available programs and activities.

APS Electric Light Parade

31st annual APS Electric Light Parade

This popular holiday parade rolls through the streets of central Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. Or attend the preview event on Friday, Dec. 1 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. #phxlightparade

Little Canyon ParkLittle 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.

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Parks and Recreation Events: 



Petroglyph Discovery Hike https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19421942Petroglyph Discovery Hike 11/25/2017 4:00:00 PMSouth Moutain Park
FitPHX Fall into Fitness serieshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/19991999FitPHX Fall into Fitness series11/29/2017 1:00:00 AMHance Park (west end), 67 W. Culver St.
APS Electric Light Parade Previewhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/20102010APS Electric Light Parade Preview12/2/2017 12:30:00 AMNorth Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave

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Parks and Recreation News: 



Maryvale Baseball Park Renovation Plan Approved by City Councilhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1895Maryvale Baseball Park Renovation Plan Approved by City Council11/15/2017 10:45:00 PM
FitPHX Meet Me Downtown "Birthday Bash" Set for Nov. 6https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1885FitPHX Meet Me Downtown "Birthday Bash" Set for Nov. 611/2/2017 9:30:00 PM
"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

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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​​