​Parks and Recreation Department

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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"Take a Hike. Do it Right."

Millions of people explore city of Phoenix hiking trails annually. Park Rangers advise all trail users to be aware of lifesaving "Take a Hike. Do it Right." safety guidelines.  #HikeRight

Little Canyon ParkLittle Canyon Park- Public Input Process

The Parks and Recreation Department is asking for public input regarding a proposal from Grand Canyon University that would impact Little Canyon Park and Little Canyon Trail.

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Parks and Recreation Events: 



Behind the Scenes Tour https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/20282028Behind the Scenes Tour 1/18/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Petroglyph Discovery Hikehttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/20292029Petroglyph Discovery Hike1/20/2018 4:00:00 PMSouth Moutnain Park
Drop-In Discovery Saturday with August Woodhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/20302030Drop-In Discovery Saturday with August Wood1/20/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Park of Four Waters Tour https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/20312031Park of Four Waters Tour 1/26/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum

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Parks and Recreation News: 



APS Electric Light Parade Rolls Thru Central Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 2https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1904APS Electric Light Parade Rolls Thru Central Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 211/29/2017 9:45:00 PM
Maryvale Baseball Park Renovation Plan Approved by City Councilhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1895Maryvale Baseball Park Renovation Plan Approved by City Council11/15/2017 10:45:00 PM
FitPHX Meet Me Downtown "Birthday Bash" Set for Nov. 6https://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1885FitPHX Meet Me Downtown "Birthday Bash" Set for Nov. 611/2/2017 9:30:00 PM
"Fall into Fitness" Tuesday Nights at Hance Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1853"Fall into Fitness" Tuesday Nights at Hance Park9/29/2017 10:00:00 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​​