Parks and Recreation Department

Paradise Valley Pool Phoenix provides residents more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and preserves with 200 miles of trails; 182 spacious city parks; 31 community and recreation centers; youth classes and sports programs where kids learn, stay active and have fun; eight golf courses; and 29 pools where thousands cool off and learn to swim each summer.


 

Register for Summer Classes and Programs
Register for Swim Lessons and Aquatics Activities
Provide Input about LED Lights for Parks and Streets  
Learn about Phoenix Parks and Preserves Initiative (PPPI) Projects
Find a Dog Park Near You
Learn About Phoenix's Urban Forest
Participate in FitPHX Meet Me Downtown (every Monday night)
Parks and Recreation Department Leadership Team



​Parks News

 

 

U.S. Interior Department Selects Phoenix as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Outdoorshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1276U.S. Interior Department Selects Phoenix as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Outdoors4/9/2016 6:00:00 PM
FitPHX's Free, Weekly WalkPHX Program Launching at Four Parkshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1211FitPHX's Free, Weekly WalkPHX Program Launching at Four Parks3/3/2016 8:00:00 PM
Free FitPHX Healthy Arizona Worksites Training Returns in 2016https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1179Free FitPHX Healthy Arizona Worksites Training Returns in 20162/11/2016 4:30:00 PM
Parks and Recreation Partners with Arizona Center for Nature Conservation to Re-Open South Mountain Environmental Education Centerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1171Parks and Recreation Partners with Arizona Center for Nature Conservation to Re-Open South Mountain Environmental Education Center2/4/2016 9:45:00 PM
South Mountain Park's Summit Road to Reopen Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1150South Mountain Park's Summit Road to Reopen Saturday1/15/2016 10:15:00 PM

​Parks Events

 

 

FitPHX Arizona Healthy Worksites Traininghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/11561156FitPHX Arizona Healthy Worksites Training5/11/2016 3:30:00 PMPhoenix Business Workforce Development Center, 302 N. 1st Ave.
FitPHX Healthy Arizona Worksites Traininghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/11571157FitPHX Healthy Arizona Worksites Training9/14/2016 3:30:00 PMPhoenix Business Workforce Development Center, 302 N. 1st Ave.

Connect with Parks and Recreation

For general information:
Phone: 602-262-6862
Use our online comment form to let us know how we're doing or to request assistance or information.


Our address:
Phoenix Parks and Recreation
200 W. Washington St., 16th Floor
Phoenix AZ 85044

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​What's Happening in Parks and Recreation

 

 

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