Parks and Recreation Department

Paradise Valley Pool Phoenix provides residents more than 41,000 acres of mountain parks and desert preserves with 200 miles of trails; 182 spacious city parks; 31 community and recreation centers; youth classes and sports programs where kids learn, stay active and have fun; eight golf courses; and 29 pools where thousands cool off and learn to swim each summer.


Take Phoenix Mountain Preserve Survey
2015 Fabulous Phoenix 4th / Other July 4th Events
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FitPHX Meet Me Downtown (every Monday night)

​Parks News



FitPHX, Healthy Arizona Worksites Program Recognizes 45 Statewide Employers, Healthy Arizona Worksites Program Recognizes 45 Statewide Employers2015-06-29T19:00:00Z
Newly-Renovated Phoenix Tennis Center Honored for Excellence Phoenix Tennis Center Honored for Excellence2015-06-16T22:00:00Z
Swim Class Registration Begins May 14, City Pools Open May 23 Class Registration Begins May 14, City Pools Open May 232015-05-13T21:00:00Z
Fire Ban for Mountain and Desert Preserves Starts May 15 Ban for Mountain and Desert Preserves Starts May 152015-05-11T17:00:00Z
FitPHX Meet Me Downtown Walk/Run Energizing Monday Nights Meet Me Downtown Walk/Run Energizing Monday Nights2015-05-04T18:00:00Z

​Parks Events



Light Up The Sky Up The Sky7/3/2015 1:30:00 AMMaryvale Baseball Park, 3600 N. 51st Ave.
Red, White and Boom, White and Boom7/4/2015 12:00:00 AMPecos Park, 17010 S. 48th St.
Fabulous Phoenix 4th Phoenix 4th7/5/2015 1:00:00 AMSteele Indian School Park, 3rd St. and Indian School Rd.
Ready, Set...Phoenix Kids Get Fit!, Set...Phoenix Kids Get Fit!8/1/2015 4:00:00 PMMaryvale Community Center, 4420 N. 51st Ave.
FitPHX Healthy Arizona Worksites Training Healthy Arizona Worksites Training9/16/2015 3:30:00 PMPhoenix Business and Workforce Development Center, 302 N. First Ave.

Connect with Parks and Recreation

For general information:
Phone: 602-262-6862
Use our online comment form to let us know how we're doing or to request assistance or information.

Our address:
Phoenix Parks and Recreation
200 W. Washington St., 16th Floor
Phoenix AZ 85044

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​What's Happening in Parks and Recreation



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