​Parks and Recreation Department

Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

Phoenix provides residents more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and preserves with 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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Need a Summer Job?

Hiring now for positions in one of our 29 pools! Locations are available throughout the valley.  Look at job opportunities now!

Take a Hike. Do it Right.​​

March Madness Music Festival

A FREE three-day concert series at Margaret T. Hance Park takes places on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 31 through April 2  featuring Aerosmith,  Keith Urban, The Chainsmokers, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Concerts start in the afternoon and feature games, refreshments, and pep rallies. This event is FREE and open to the public. Clear Bag Policy.

Take a Hike. Do it Right.​​

Take a Hike. Do it Right.

#hikeright Tip: Bring Water
Hydrate before you go. Have plenty of water, more than you think you will need.  Turn around and head back to the trailhead before you drink half of your water.


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Parks and Recreation Events: 

 

 

Arizona Authors Summertime Storytelling & Craft Saturdays https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/17151715Arizona Authors Summertime Storytelling & Craft Saturdays 6/3/2017 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Behind the Scenes Tour https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/16311631Behind the Scenes Tour 4/20/2017 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum
Silent Sundays @ South Mountain Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/16811681Silent Sundays @ South Mountain Park5/28/2017 12:00:00 PMSouth Mountain Park - 10919 S. Central Ave.

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Parks and Recreation News: 

 

 

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
U.S. Interior Department Selects Phoenix as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Outdoorshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1276U.S. Interior Department Selects Phoenix as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Outdoors4/9/2016 6:00:00 PM
30th Annual APS Electric Light Parade Rolls Through Central Phoenix Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/157230th Annual APS Electric Light Parade Rolls Through Central Phoenix Saturday12/1/2016 8:00:00 PM


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Connect with Parks and Recreation

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​​