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.

Take a Hike. Do it Right.
 

Register for PAC Youth Afterschool Programs
Register for Swim Lessons and Aquatics Activities 
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

 

 

Arizona Craft Brewers Guild to Donate 40 Trees to Phoenix Parkshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1407Arizona Craft Brewers Guild to Donate 40 Trees to Phoenix Parks7/18/2016 9:00:00 PM
FitPHX Recognizes 43 Businesses as Healthy Arizona Worksiteshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1370FitPHX Recognizes 43 Businesses as Healthy Arizona Worksites6/24/2016 10:00:00 PM
FitPHX Receives Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Awardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1359FitPHX Receives Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Award6/17/2016 10:00:00 PM
Fire Ban for Desert and Mountain Preserves Goes Into Effect May 22https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1313Fire Ban for Desert and Mountain Preserves Goes Into Effect May 225/17/2016 9:50:00 PM
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

​Parks Events

 

 

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.
Behind the Scenes Tourhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13781378Behind the Scenes Tour9/15/2016 9:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Volunteer Open Househttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13791379Volunteer Open House9/16/2016 7:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Volunteer Open House https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13801380Volunteer Open House 9/17/2016 7:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/13761376Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!9/24/2016 4:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum

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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