​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.​

 

 


Explore Programs & Activities

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


The Parks and Recreation Department is currently recruiting instructors to provide classes and programming at its citywide facilities. More > 




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: 

 

 

Pinnacle Dog Park Grand Openinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25242524Pinnacle Dog Park Grand Opening12/13/2018 6:00:00 PM20900 N. Black Mountain Blvd.
Snow Blasthttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25032503Snow Blast12/15/2018 1:00:00 AMReach 11 Sports Complex, 2425 E. Deer Valley Rd.
Mudslinging at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23662366Mudslinging at the Museum12/15/2018 3:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Breakfast with Santahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25042504Breakfast with Santa12/15/2018 4:00:00 PMDesert West Community Center, 6501 W. Virginia Ave.
Holiday Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25052505Holiday Celebration12/15/2018 5:00:00 PMMarc Atkinson Recreation Center, 4535 N. 23rd Ave.
Drop-In Discovery on Shell Etchinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23672367Drop-In Discovery on Shell Etching12/16/2018 8:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Drop-In Discovery on Shell Etchinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23862386Drop-In Discovery on Shell Etching12/16/2018 8:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St
Cookies with Santahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/25062506Cookies with Santa12/22/2018 5:00:00 PMWashington Activity Center, 2240 W. Citrus Way

​Learn More:

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Parks and Recreation News: 

 

 

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
“Fall Into Fitness” Returns on Tuesday Nights to Hance Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2168“Fall Into Fitness” Returns on Tuesday Nights to Hance Park10/5/2018 7:30:00 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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