​Parks and Recreation Department

Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

Phoenix provides residents more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and preserves with 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.​


Register for Swim Lessons!

Register for swim lessons online or in-person at your local community center starting Thursday, April 27 @ 6:30 p.m.


Summer Camps, Sports, and Classes!

Register for summer camps, classes and sports online or in-person at your local community center Now!!! Spots are limited and camps are filling fast!

20-IN-'17 Hiking Challenge

Take the challenge! Discover 20 great trails, promote a healthy lifestyle and practice the "Take a Hike. Do it Right." philosophy.

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Parks and Recreation Events: 



Park of Four Waters Tour https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/16321632Park of Four Waters Tour 4/28/2017 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Overview of Native American Arthttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/17791779Overview of Native American Art5/4/2017 1:30:00 AMPueblo Grande Museum
Health Arizona Worksites Programhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/16161616Health Arizona Worksites Program5/17/2017 3:30:00 PMPhoenix Business and Workforce Development Center, 302 N. 1st Ave.

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Parks and Recreation News: 



PHXteens Program Earns Outstanding Achievement Awardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1693PHXteens Program Earns Outstanding Achievement Award4/19/2017 10:15:00 PM
New "Challenge Course" Set to Open at Washington Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1663New "Challenge Course" Set to Open at Washington Park3/6/2017 7:30:00 PM
City of Phoenix Can Help with New Year's Fitness Resolutionshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1596City of Phoenix Can Help with New Year's Fitness Resolutions12/29/2016 4:00:00 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​​