Parks and Recreation Department

Paradise Valley Pool Phoenix provides residents more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and 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.


Register for Winter/Spring Classes (enrollment open now) 
Find a Dog Park Near You
Mountains Preserve Management Plan Public Open House Schedule
Learn About Phoenix's Urban Forest
Participate in FitPHX Meet Me Downtown (every Monday night)
Parks and Recreation Department Leadership Team



​Parks News

 

 

Parks and Recreation Partners with Arizona Center for Nature Conservation to Re-open South Mountain Environmental Ed Centerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1171Parks and Recreation Partners with Arizona Center for Nature Conservation to Re-open South Mountain Environmental Ed Center2/4/2016 9:45:00 PM
South Mountain Park's Summit Road to Reopen Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1150South Mountain Park's Summit Road to Reopen Saturday1/15/2016 10:15:00 PM
City of Phoenix Can Help with New Year's Fitness Resolutionshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1115City of Phoenix Can Help with New Year's Fitness Resolutions12/30/2015 10:00:00 PM
Phoenix Employee Who Began Career As Lifeguard Officially Named Parks and Recreation Directorhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1085Phoenix Employee Who Began Career As Lifeguard Officially Named Parks and Recreation Director12/9/2015 10:25:00 PM
WSS Donates Treadmills to FitPHX for Use at Local Community Centershttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/1063WSS Donates Treadmills to FitPHX for Use at Local Community Centers11/20/2015 8:15:00 PM

​Parks Events

 

 

Phoenix Mountains Preserve Access and Adapative Management Plan Public Meetinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/853853Phoenix Mountains Preserve Access and Adapative Management Plan Public Meeting2/26/2016 12:00:00 AMCity Council Chambers, 200 W. Jefferson St.

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

Get more contact information

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​What's Happening in Parks and Recreation

 

 

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