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Parks and Recreation Services Update41Parks and Recreation Services Update<div class="ExternalClassAAF05150334C447D8616046CD40FBFA4"><p>​The city's <a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1039" target="_blank">indoor recreational facilities are temporarily closed</a>.​​ </p><p>Outdoor recreational facilities are open normal hours of operation. That includes all park amenities, sports complexes, trails and golf courses​. <span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><span style="font:400 13px/1.6 "segoe ui", "segoe", tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">​</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"></span><span style="text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"></span><span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">#allpks <span style="font:400 13px/1.6 "segoe ui", "segoe", tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">​​​​​​</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"></span><span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">#Homepage</span></span><span style="text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;"></span></span>​</p><p><a href="/parks/classes-and-programs" target="_blank">Registration​</a> for in-person classes, programs and activities is paused until further notice. </p><p>Community members are encouraged to stay active by participating in the FREE <a href="/parks/classes-and-programs" target="_blank">PHXPlays at Home</a> and <a href="/parks/fitphx" target="_blank">FitPHX</a> virtual recreation programs. <span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">#Community​Centers</span>​</p><p><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1068" target="_blank">Learn more about Parks and Recreation impacted services </a></p></div>3/13/2020 7:00:00 AM1/1/2021 7:00:00 AM

 

 

Parks and Recreation Impacted Services Updatehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1068Parks and Recreation10/8/2020 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1068/Newsroom_Virus_Impacts.pngParks and Recreation Impacted Services Update<div class="ExternalClass75C834CF1CB14AC4BECC9C50002BAAD0"><html> <p>Follow updates about which Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department services, facilities and programs are affected as the City of Phoenix works with the community to manage the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. ​</p><p><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054"><strong><em>See all City of Phoenix Impacted Services</em></strong></a><em> </em><br></p><p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><em>Use the Translate button on the menu bar at the top of this page to read in another language​ ​</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1487"></a><strong>*** </strong><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1557"><strong>All City Park Amenities and Sports Complexes Reopened Effective October 8​</strong></a><strong> ***​</strong><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>*** </strong><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1487"><strong>City of Phoenix Reservable Athletic Fields Reopened Effective September 10</strong></a><strong> ***</strong>​<br></p><p><strong>Stay active by participating in FREE virtual recreation programs and activities:<br></strong>The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, and several of its partner organizations, are offering a variety of FREE virtual programs, activities and resources to help residents of all ages stay active and have fun during the COVID-19 pandemic. <br></p><p>Activities include the PHXPlays at Home Virtual Recreation series; Virtual Adaptive Recreation programs; Virtual Speaker Series; FitPHX Virtual Fall Into Fitness, Boot Camp and Morning Yoga series; self-guiding codePHX resources, the Camp Colley Virtual Environmental Learning Program; and Daring Adventures Virtual Adventures series. <a target="_blank" href="/parks/classes-and-programs">Learn more and register for these FREE programs and activities</a>.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span>​<br></p><p><strong>Which Parks and Recreation Department facilities are open and available for use?</strong><br>City parks, trails and golf courses have remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but use of select park amenities and sports complexes was being restricted. <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1557">Following a vote by the City Council during its October 7 meeting, all amenities in city parks and sports complexes reopened effective October 8​</a>. </p><p>Residents can find detailed information about the city's outdoor recreational options at <a data-auth="NotApplicable" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" href="/parks">Phoenix.gov/Parks</a>. <br></p><p>The Parks and Recreation Department has agreements with many partner organizations that operate city-owned facilities, of which the following​ are open and offering varying levels of access and programming:</p><ul><li><a target="_blank" href="https://phoenixtenniscenter.org/">Phoenix Tennis Center</a> in Washington Park is open, but operating modified hours.</li><li>Effective May 15, the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.japanesefriendshipgarden.org/">Japanese Friendship Garden</a> in Hance Park reopened.</li><li>Effective June 1, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.nativeconnections.org/phoenix-indian-school-visitors-center"><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>Phoenix Indian School Visitor Center</a> in Steele Indian School Park reopened for tours by appointment and group rentals of limited capacity. </li><li>Effective June 1, <a target="_blank" href="https://shemerartcenter.org/">Shemer Art Center</a> reopened to provide summer camps only. The Center reopened to the general public August 4.</li><li>Effective June 15, <a target="_blank" href="https://northmountainvisitorcenter.org/">North Mountain Visitor Center</a> reopened and is operating limited hours.</li><li>Effective June 16, the <a target="_blank" href="https://dbg.org/">Desert Botanical Garden</a> reopened for members only. The Garden reopened by reservation to the general public July 6.</li><li>Effective July 7, the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.phoenixzoo.org/">Phoenix Zoo</a> began offering a drive-thru experience. The zoo reopened to the general public September 19.</li><li>Effective September 4, Heritage Square's <a target="_blank" href="https://heritagesquarephx.org/rossonhouse/">Rosson House​</a> reopened for tours.</li><li>Effective September 4, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.azscience.org/">Arizona Science Center​</a> reopened.</li><li>Effective September 19, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.enchantedisland.com/">Enchanted Island Amusement Park​</a> in Encanto Park reopened.​<a target="_blank" href="https://www.enchantedisland.com/"><br></a></li></ul><p><strong>Which Parks and Recreation Department services, programs and facilities are affected?<br>​</strong><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1039">All city indoor recreation facilities are temporarily closed</a>. </p><p>All in-person classes and programs, including youth and adult sports leagues, are paused. <br></p><p>The following recreation facilities or programs are closed, postponed or paused:</p><ul><li>Pueblo Grande Museum is closed and all programs are postponed</li><li>The Mobile Recreation program is paused<br></li><li>The Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC) program is paused (PAC operates on school campuses citywide and will be paused until school schedules are modified)<br></li><li>Adaptive and inclusive programs operated by non-profit partner Daring Adventures have been postponed​ (offices located in Telephone Pioneers Park are closed) <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end">​</span></li></ul><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><p>The Parks and Recreation Department has agreements with many partner organizations that operate city-owned facilities, of which the following​ are closed: </p><ul><li>Ak-Chin Pavilion</li><li>American Family Fields of Phoenix<br></li><li>Horse Lovers Park</li><li>Irish Cultural Center in Hance Park<br></li><li>Phoenix Center for the Arts<br></li><li>Phoenix Municipal Stadium​</li><li>Pioneer and Military Memorial Park​​ and Smurthwaite House​</li><li>Rio Salado Audubon Center​<br></li><li>South Mountain Environmental Education Center (SMEEC)</li><li>Thunderbird Arts Center<br></li><li>Tovrea Castle​<br></li></ul><p><strong>How are city golf courses affected?<br></strong><a target="_blank" href="/parks/golf">All eight of the city's public golf courses are open normal hours of operation, including restaurants</a>. On-course beverage cart service is available daily. CDC guidelines and physical distancing protocol is being followed. </p><p>Golf cart rental/use is limited to one person at a time unless it is two family members. ​</p><p style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:calibri;font-size:13.33px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:1.6;margin-bottom:10px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-top:0px;orphans:2;text-align:left;text-decoration:none;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;"><strong>Will the city's public pools and splash pads be open this summer?<br></strong>The city's 29 public pools and nine splash pads are closed for summer 2020. The closure includes cancellation of all swimming lessons, swim and dive teams, the water basketball league, and other activities and events held at city pools. <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1227" style="color:rgb(32, 173, 149);text-decoration:none;">Read a statement about the summer 2020 pool season</a>.​​</p><p style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:calibri;font-size:13.33px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:1.6;margin-bottom:10px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-top:0px;orphans:2;text-align:left;text-decoration:none;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;">During a typical year, city pools are open six days a week seasonally from Memorial Day weekend through July (closed Fridays). During August through Labor Day, 11 select pools are open weekends only. Splash pads are open seasonally during a typical year from the last Saturday in May through October 1.<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end">​</span></p><p><strong>Can I get exercise outdoors and still practice responsible social or physical distancing?</strong><br>Being outdoors is important for health and wellness. The Parks and Recreation Department encourages residents to get outside, get exercise and practice responsible<a target="_blank" href="/parkssite/_layouts/15/Catalog.aspx?Url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ephoenix%2Egov%2Fparkssite%2FMediaAssets%2FGFX%5FCOVID%5FSocial%5FDistancing%2Ejpg"> social or physical distancing</a> while exploring all that the city's parks​ system has to offer. The City of Phoenix is one of more than 1,000​​​​ organizations nationwide to have ​signed on in support of the National Recreation and Park Association's (NRPA) <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1082">​social or physical distancing guidelines</a> when using a public park or trail. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.nrpa.org/about-national-recreation-and-park-association/press-room/NRPA-statement-on-using-parks-and-open-space-while-maintaining-social-distancing/">Read more on the NRPA website</a>.<br></p><p><strong>Are upcoming registration dates affected?<br></strong>Registration for in-person classes, programs and activities is postponed until further notice. The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, and several of its partner organizations, are offering a variety of FREE virtual programs, activities and resources. <a target="_blank" href="/parks/classes-and-programs">Learn more and register for these FREE programs and activities​</a>.<br></p><p><strong>Will participants of suspended or canceled programs receive a refund?</strong><br>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>Participants of 2020 winter and spring classes, programs, sports leagues, Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC) and sports field reservations will receive a prorated refund. Credit will be placed on their Activenet account and be available for use the next time they register. If paid by credit card, the refund will automatically be applied to that card. Customers can request a refund by check, which could take up to 2 to 4 weeks to process. If a participant wishes to receive a check, they should contact the facility at which the program was being held. All administrative fees for cancelations and refunds have been waived.​ <br></p><p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054"> <strong>See all City of Phoenix Impacted Services</strong></a><br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parksNews

Making Phoenix a better place to live, visit and play
Phoenix provides residents and visitors more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserve land with more than 200 miles of trails; 185 parks; 32 community and recreation centers; eight golf courses; 29 pools where thousands cool off and learn to swim each summer; and classes, programs and sports leagues where kids and adults learn, stay active and have fun.

Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board Meeting Packet
October 22, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Physical Distancing in Public Parks and Trails

 

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Virtual Recreation Programs​

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department and its partner ​organizations are offering a variety of FREE virtual programs and resources. Learn more and register for these activities:

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 Papago Sports Complex - Multiuse Trail Project​

The cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale have partnered to build a new natural surface, multiuse trail in Papago Park and are asking for community input about the design and improvements. 

Learn more about the project and provide feedback

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Learn about the Hance Park Revitaliza​tion Project

Read the monthly Hance Park Newsletter

   Attend Noche en Blanco - Oct. 24, 2020 at 5 p.m.

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Cesar Chavez Community Center

Opening in Fall 2021 - Follow construction updates


 


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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is offering a variety of virtual programs and activities.​​​​​​

Registration is open for the Virtual Phoenix Summit Challenge (PSC20) being held Nov. 14 to 20.

The weekly Silent Sunday​ event is being held as scheduled in South Mountain Park/Preserve.

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Noche en Blancohttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3691Noche en BlancoOnline - Virtual10/25/2020 12:00:00 AM10/25/2020 4:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b The Hance Park Conservancy presents the fifth annual Noche en Blanco fundraiser to benefit the Conservancy and help to activate Hance Park. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will be shared in an engaging virtual format and feature live, video-streamed performances. It will also highlight the arts and culture community that surrounds the park. Donations to the Conservancy are encouraged, but not required, and it is free to view the virtual production. Inspired by a similar "dinner in white" which began in Paris several decades ago, this is a unity dinner party celebration of the cultural diversity within the city. Participants dress in all white, share in a sunset toast, and enjoy festive multi-cultural entertainment. Those interested in participating can visit NocheEnBlancoAZ.com to start donating and view the live stream. Additional information about the event is available by visiting HanceParkConservancy.org .
Drive-Thru Boofesthttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3696Drive-Thru BoofestPaseo Highlands Park, 3435 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.10/25/2020 1:00:00 AM10/25/2020 4:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b The popular Boofest, held each October in Paseo Highlands Park, will be presented as a FREE, socially-distanced, drive-thru event this year. Decorate your vehicle and show off your costume. Event staff will hand out candy bags while supplies last. Learn more about this year's event and how to participate in the Virtual Costume Contest . All participants are asked to wear a mask or face covering and follow physical distancing guidelines. Attendees must remain in their vehicle at all times. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
FitPHX Virtual: Fitness Boot Camphttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3684FitPHX Virtual: Fitness Boot CampOnline10/27/2020 1:00:00 AM10/27/2020 2:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ FitPHX​ , the city’s healthy community initiative, will present its fall 2020 activities virtually thanks to the sponsorship of AARP Phoenix and other supporting partners. These programs are FREE, but registration is required. Registered participants will receive a unique code to virtually join the live video stream via Zoom. Participants will also need to download the free Zoom app through the iTunes or Android store, or search for and download it through their internet service provider. FitPHX Virtual Fitness Boot C​​​​amp Fitness Boot Camp, presented in partnership with Valley of the Sun YMCA , will be held each Monday from October 19 to November 9​. YMCA instructors lead this circuit-style class that combines cardio, strength and speed for a heart pumping workout that will bring participant's fitness to the next level. This is designed as a fun and supportive 60-minute session. Learn more and register . Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities that are being offered virtually on Phoenix.gov/Parks .​​​​​​​
FitPHX Virtual: Fall Into Fitnesshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3676FitPHX Virtual: Fall Into FitnessOnline10/28/2020 1:00:00 AM10/28/2020 2:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ FitPHX​ , the city’s healthy community initiative, will present its fall 2020 activities virtually thanks to the sponsorship of AARP Phoenix and other supporting partners. These programs are FREE, but registration is required. ​ ​ Registered participants will receive a unique code to virtually join the live video stream via Zoom. Participants will also need to download the free Zoom app through the iTunes or Android store, or search for and download it through their internet service provider. FitPHX Virtual Fall Into Fitness Fall Into Fitness, presented in partnership with Energized by Exercise , is a family-oriented fitness program for all ages and experience levels. It will be held each Tuesday from October 6 to December 8. Professional instructors will lead calorie burning classes such as Turbo Kick LIVE, Zumba, P90X LIVE, PiYo, HIGH Fitness and Core de Force. The workouts are fun, interactive and designed to get people moving, and are set to popular music. Learn more and register . Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities that are being offered virtually on Phoenix.gov/Parks .​​​​​
PHXPlays Virtual Recreation: Adult - Trivia Dayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3652PHXPlays Virtual Recreation: Adult - Trivia DayOnline10/28/2020 1:00:00 AM10/28/2020 2:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Every Tuesday, Phoenix Parks and Department staff will lead a FREE 60-minute, live, video-streamed activity based on different themes. These activities are designed for those who are ages 18 and up. Registration is required. Registered participants will receive a unique code to virtually join the live video stream via Cisco Webex. Participants will also need to download the free Webex app through the iTunes or Android store, or search for and download it through their internet service provider. For a more detailed description about each weekly session and to register, visit the Parks and Recreation Department's online registration website . Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities that are being offered virtually on Phoenix.gov/Parks .​ ​​​
FitPHX Healthy Arizona Worksites Traininghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3698FitPHX Healthy Arizona Worksites TrainingLive Virtual Seminar10/28/2020 4:00:00 PM10/28/2020 5:30:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Employee health is good business! The Healthy Arizona Worksites Program (HAWP) is a statewide public health initiative developed to help employers implement evidence-based worksite wellness programs and strategies. Participate in a Zoom seminar and learn about 1. How to design a comprehensive worksite wellness program that can improve the health of your business and employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 2. Successful national and local employer efforts to improve employee and organizational health. 3. How to apply for the Healthy Arizona Worksite Award. Attending this seminar also is the first step in applying for the Healthy Arizona Worksite Award and being recognized by the Arizona Department of Health Services for your organization’s worksite wellness efforts. Learn more and register at healthyAZworksites.org . After registering a Zoom link will be provided. This training is offered through a partnership between FitPHX , the City of Phoenix's healthy-living initiative, and the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Virtual Speaker Series: Home Gardeninghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3662Virtual Speaker Series: Home GardeningOnline10/29/2020 1:00:00 AM10/29/2020 2:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b The Virtual Speaker Series is FREE and presented by the Phoenix Parks and Recreation and Human Services departments. Learn the basics of gardening. Registration is required​ . Registered participants will receive a unique code 4 to 6 hours prior to the session to virtually join the live video stream via Cisco Webex. Participants will also need to ​​download the free Webex​ app through the iTunes or Android store, ​​or search for and download it through their internet service provider. Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities that are being offered virtually at Phoenix.gov/Parks .​​​
PHXPlays Virtual Recreation: Halloweenhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3644PHXPlays Virtual Recreation: HalloweenOnline10/29/2020 1:00:00 AM10/29/2020 2:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Every Wednesday, Phoenix Parks and Department staff will lead a FREE 60-minute, live, video-streamed activity based on different themes. These activities are designed for youth and families to enjoy together. Registration is required. Registered participants will receive a unique code to virtually join the live video stream via Cisco Webex. Participants will also need to download the free Webex app through the iTunes or Android store, or search for and download it through their internet service provider. For a more detailed description about each weekly session and to register, visit the Parks and Recreation Department's online registration website . Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities that are being offered virtually on Phoenix.gov/Parks .​ ​​

 

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Free FitPHX Healthy AZ Worksites Training Returns this Monthhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1586Parks and Recreation10/23/2020 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1586/HAWP.jpgFree FitPHX Healthy AZ Worksites Training Returns this Month<div class="ExternalClass3D17D6BE77D1461A9DE338426A70BBB7"><html> <p>​​<a href="/parks/fitphx" target="_blank">FitPHX​</a>, the city’s healthy community initiative, is continuing its partnership with the Arizona Department of Health Services to provide the free Healthy Arizona Worksites Program (HAWP). The program dates to 2014 and resumes this month with a two-day, live, interactive training session offered through the Zoom app.<br></p><p>The class will be held Wednesday, October 28 and Thursday, October 29 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Those interested in participating can learn more and register at <a target="_blank" href="https://healthyazworksites.org/events/hawp-101-live-zoom-interactive-city-of-phoenix/">healthyAZworksites.org</a>. A Zoom link will be provided after registering. Participants must complete both days of the training.<br></p><p>The training will provide education and resources related to the following topics:</p><ul><li><p>How to design a comprehensive worksite wellness program that can improve the health of your business and employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic</p></li><li><p>Successful national and local employer efforts to improve employee and organizational health</p></li><li><p>How to apply for the Healthy Arizona Worksite Award<br></p></li></ul><p>Employee health is good business, and participation in this training is the first step in becoming eligible for the Healthy Arizona Worksite Award and being recognized by the Arizona Department of Health Services. The Healthy Arizona Worksites Program (HAWP) is a statewide public health initiative developed through a partnership between the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parksNews
2020 APS Electric Light Parade Will Feature a Reimagined Formathttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1584Parks and Recreation10/22/2020 10:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1584/electric_light_parade.jpg2020 APS Electric Light Parade Will Feature a Reimagined Format<div class="ExternalClassDD9A6944CA6C42D497E2BD36745C6CAA"><html> <p>​For more than three decades, the <a target="_blank" href="/parks/elp">APS Electric Light Parade</a>, presented by the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, has been an event where families, neighborhood groups and businesses from across the city come together to celebrate the joy of the holiday season. <br></p> <p>Event organizers announced Thursday they will modify the production of this year’s 34th annual parade, which is typically held on the first Saturday in December, and present it as a television and video stream-only experience.<br></p> <p>Despite this temporary change, this year’s event will still include all the excitement and cherished traditions of the in-person event that attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators annually. ​<br></p><p>Media partner <a href="https://www.abc15.com/" target="_blank">ABC15 Arizona</a> is scheduled to air a 60-minute special presentation on Sunday, December 6 at 4 p.m., that will include video from the 2019 parade along with new content and holiday messages from community leaders and organizations. </p><p>The program will re-air on ABC15 Arizona on Friday, December 25, and also be broadcast on <a target="_blank" href="https://www.abc15.com/cw61arizona">CW61 Arizona</a> and <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofphoenixaz">PHXTV (Ch. 11)</a> during the month of December. The schedule for those broadcasts will be available at a later date.  <br></p><p>The community can follow event programming updates by visiting <a target="_blank" href="/parks/elp">Phoenix.gov/ELP</a>.<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parksNews
Get Outside, Stay Active with Parks and Recreationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1583Parks and Recreation10/21/2020 11:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/im1n7epNYnAGet Outside, Stay Active with Parks and Recreation<div class="ExternalClass6EE4A8D0C9F548758D98C3E1599198EE"><html> <p>​The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department encourages residents to get outside, get exercise and practice responsible physical distancing. <br></p> <p>This PHXTV Virtual Report highlights guidelines for using the city's outdoor recreational amenities during the COVID-19 pandemic, and also discusses the variety of free, virtual activities and classes being offered through the PHXPlays at Home​ and FitPHX programs.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parksVideo


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