​Parks and Recreation 

Piestewa PeakPhoenix 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.​

 

 

Notice of Holiday Hours and Closures18Notice of Holiday Hours and Closures<div class="ExternalClassB90063D08FCC4DF8A83CC103551C13E0"><p>​City of Phoenix community and recreation centers will be open on Monday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day).</p><p>Centers will be open on Monday, Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1 (New Year's Day). <span style="color:#e0e0e0;"><span style="color:#f2f2f2;">#Homepage #CommunityCenters<span aria-hidden="true"></span></span></span></p></div>12/12/2018 7:00:00 AM1/2/2019 7:00:00 AM


Explore Programs & Activities

Registration for 2018-19 winter/spring programs, activities, sports leagues and FREE codePHX classes is open. #PHXPlays 




Happy Holidays!

Holiday-themed events will be held at recreation facilities citywide throughout the month of December. View the Parks and Recreation Department calendar to find one near you.

The 32nd annual APS Electric Light Parade was held on Saturday, Dec. 1. View a listing of television broadcast re-air dates and this year's award-winning entries. #phxlightparade                                                                         



"Take a Hike. Do it Right."


Millions of people enjoy Phoenix hiking trails annually.

Park Rangers want trail users to know these safety guidelines. #HikeRight

Learn about Park Ranger-led hiking safety classes and other outdoor nature programs.

Participate in South Mountain Park/Preserve
Silent Sunday Events

Follow Piestewa Peak Trailhead
Improvement Project Updates



Learn about the Hance Park Revitalization Project


Do More:

Events Calendar: 

 

 

Food Truck Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25302530Food Truck Friday12/21/2018 6:00:00 PMCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave.
Cookies with Santahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25062506Cookies with Santa12/22/2018 5:00:00 PMWashington Activity Center, 2240 W. Citrus Way
Eastlake Jazz Concert Serieshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/24442444Eastlake Jazz Concert Series12/22/2018 6:30:00 PMEastlake Park, 1540 E. Jefferson St.
South Mountain Aglowhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25162516South Mountain Aglow12/23/2018 12:30:00 AMSMEEC, 10409 S. Central Ave.
Park of Four Waters Tour https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23682368Park of Four Waters Tour 12/28/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Park of Four Waters Tourhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23872387Park of Four Waters Tour12/28/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Food Truck Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25312531Food Truck Friday12/28/2018 6:00:00 PMCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave.
PHXteens - Gravity Extreme Zone Triphttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25282528PHXteens - Gravity Extreme Zone Trip1/3/2019 6:00:00 PMField trip from PHXteens sites

​Learn More:

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Parks and Recreation News: 

 

 

Pinnacle Dog Park Opens in North Phoenixhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2222Pinnacle Dog Park Opens in North Phoenix12/13/2018 10:00:00 PM
APS Electric Light Parade Returns for 32nd Year on Saturday, Dec. 1 https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2211APS Electric Light Parade Returns for 32nd Year on Saturday, Dec. 1 11/28/2018 6:00:00 PM
South Mountain Park’s Silent Sunday Program Expandinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2203South Mountain Park’s Silent Sunday Program Expanding11/20/2018 8:00:00 PM
South Mountain Park/Preserve Improvements Recognized for Environmental Excellencehttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2173South Mountain Park/Preserve Improvements Recognized for Environmental Excellence10/8/2018 10:30:00 PM


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Connect to the Parks and Recreation Department

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

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