​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.​
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Register now for the 2018-19 school year.

It's not too late to participate in hundreds of summer classes, youth sports leagues and FREE codePHX instructional programs available at a community center near you. #PhxPlays

Reminder, registration for other Fall Phoenix Parks and Recreation programs will start on Thursday, August 2 at 6:30 p.m.

Stay Cool at the Pool 

It isn't too late to visit one of our 29 pools, all of which will be open to the public through July 29, additionally 11 pools will remain open on weekends from August 4 through September 3.

Learn about #swimPHX programs.

"Take a Hike. Do it Right."

Millions of people explore Phoenix hiking trails annually.

Park Rangers teach trail users these lifesaving guidelines. #HikeRight

Learn about the Hance Park Revitalization Project

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Parks and Recreation Events: 



Sizzling Summerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21942194Sizzling Summer7/28/2018 6:00:00 PMUniversity Pool - 1102 W. Van Buren St.
Sizzling Summerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/21952195Sizzling Summer8/4/2018 6:00:00 PMHermoso Pool - 5749 S. 20th St.
Rocking Back-to-School Battle of the Bandshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/22822282Rocking Back-to-School Battle of the Bands8/5/2018 1:00:00 AMReach 11 Sports Complex, 2425 E. Deer Valley Rd.
Educator Open Househttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/22542254Educator Open House8/18/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Mudsling at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/22752275Mudsling at the Museum9/15/2018 3:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Smithsonian Museum Day Live!https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/22382238Smithsonian Museum Day Live!9/22/2018 4:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St

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Parks and Recreation News: 



July 4th Restrictions Set for Phoenix Trailheadshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2087July 4th Restrictions Set for Phoenix Trailheads6/28/2018 6:00:00 PM
Partnerships Bring Free Indoor Fitness Programs to Downtown Phoenix this Summerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2078Partnerships Bring Free Indoor Fitness Programs to Downtown Phoenix this Summer6/21/2018 4:30:00 PM
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

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

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