​Parks and Recreation Department

Important Notice - Temporary Pool Closure

David C. Uribe Pool will remain closed Monday, June 26, 2017 due to vandalism.

Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

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


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Fun and FREE Firework Shows!

Celebrate Independence Day at one of our FREE, all-ages, events!  We will have multiple celebrations throughout Phoenix!  Check out our Fabulous Phoenix 4th page for information on all of our community firework shows. Get event information here!


Cool off and have fun at a city pool or splash pad! 

youth swimmerThe city's 29 pools will be open from Saturday, June 3 through Sunday, July 30. Pools also offer swim lessons, and other events and activities.  
Find a pool in your neighborhood! 

splash padsSplash pads are open Saturday, May 27 through Sunday, October 15. The following parks feature a splash pad: Altadena, Civic Space, Dust Devil, Edison, Francisco Highland, Mountain Vista, Laveen Village, Nuestro, Pecos and Trailside Point.  
Locate a park near you!

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Parks and Recreation Events: 



Itty Bitty Beach Party @ University Poolhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/18681868Itty Bitty Beach Party @ University Pool6/30/2017 4:30:00 PMUniversity Pool - 1102 W. Van Buren St.
Sizzling Summer @ Eastlake Poolhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/18701870Sizzling Summer @ Eastlake Pool7/1/2017 6:00:00 PMEastlake Pool - 1549 E. Jefferson St.
Verano Sano @ Maryvale Poolhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/18691869Verano Sano @ Maryvale Pool7/2/2017 12:00:00 AMMaryvale Pool - 4444 N. 51st Ave.
Desert Ridge Fireworks - Independence Day Celebration @ Reach 11 Sports Complexhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/18861886Desert Ridge Fireworks - Independence Day Celebration @ Reach 11 Sports Complex7/2/2017 2:30:00 AMReach 11 Sports Complex - 2425 E. Deer Valley Rd.

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Parks and Recreation News: 



Annual Fire Ban for Desert and Mountain Preserves Starts May 15https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1716Annual Fire Ban for Desert and Mountain Preserves Starts May 155/11/2017 8:45:00 PM
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​​