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

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Are you interested in exploring the remains of a 1,500 year-old Hohokam village or ready to challenge your creativity by taking a ceramics class, or want to experience the peace and tranquility of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony? Discover the facilities and programs that help to preserve, celebrate and build Phoenix's unique culture.​




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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 .​ ​​