​Parks and Recreation 

FitPHXPhoenix provides residents and visitors more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserves with 200-plus miles of trails; 185 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.​



Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closure Notice19Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closure Notice<div class="ExternalClass930480229A674FAB84D0770396F56BA9"><p>​City of Phoenix community and recreation centers will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Centers will reopen for normal hours of operation on Tuesday, Jan. 22. <span style="color:#e0e0e0;"><span style="color:#f2f2f2;">#Homepage #CommunityCenters  </span></span></p><p><span><span><a href="/news/pio/2248">Learn about other city services that are affected</a>.</span></span></p></div>1/14/2019 7:00:00 AM1/22/2019 7:00:00 AM

Explore Programs & Activities

Registration for 2019 winter/spring programs, activities, sports leagues and FREE codePHX classes is open. #PHXPlays 

Public Meetings Schedule

The Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of creating a Code of Conduct Policy to govern city parks and facilities. View the public meeting schedule.

The Parks and Recreation Department invites residents to participate in a discussion about the proposed Cesar Chavez Community Center. View the public meeting schedule.

"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/25342534Food Truck Friday1/18/2019 6:00:00 PMCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave.
National Trail Trekhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25182518National Trail Trek1/19/2019 2:00:00 PMSouth Mountain Park/Preserve's National Trail
Mudsling at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23892389Mudsling at the Museum1/19/2019 3:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Silent Sundayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25532553Silent Sunday1/20/2019 12:00:00 PMSouth Mountain Park/Preserve, 10919 S. Central. Ave.
Drop-In Discovery on Maricopa Potteryhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23902390Drop-In Discovery on Maricopa Pottery1/20/2019 8:00:00 PMPueblo GRande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Code of Conduct Policy Public Meetinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25472547Code of Conduct Policy Public Meeting1/23/2019 1:00:00 AMMaryvale Community Center, 4420 N. 51st Ave.
Wednesday Wind Uphttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25402540Wednesday Wind Up1/23/2019 6:00:00 PMCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave.

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Parks and Recreation News: 



Parks and Recreation Department Asking for Input on Code of Conduct Policyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2243Parks and Recreation Department Asking for Input on Code of Conduct Policy1/10/2019 7:15:00 PM
Volunteers Plant 30 Trees in Steele Indian School Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2238Volunteers Plant 30 Trees in Steele Indian School Park1/9/2019 9:00:00 PM
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

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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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