​​Cesar Chavez Community Center

Proposed Cesar Chavez Community Center 

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department kicked off construction of the city’s newest community center with a ceremonial groundbreaking event in Cesar Chavez Park on September 16, 2020.​

Construction is scheduled to begin in October 2020 and be completed by fall 2021.​

The design of the community center was unveiled during a special event held at Cesar Chavez High School on September 12, 2019.

View the design in PDF format or watch a video that shows the design renderings.

Follow this page for project updates.

Questions about the project can be answered by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department by phone at 602-262-6111 or e-mail.​


Project Updates  

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Updated as of September 16, 2020

Mayor Kate Gallego, District 7 Councilmember Michael Nowakowski and District 8 Councilmember Carlos Garcia joined a small group of community members and city staff for a ceremonial grounbreaking event in Cesar Chavez Park​. Construction of the 34,000-square-foot community center is scheduled to begin in October and be completed by fall 2021.

Watch PHXTV's coverage of the groundbreaking event​.

Questions about the project can be answered by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department by phone at 602-262-6111 or e-mail.

Updated as of August 23, 2019

District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski and Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department staff invite community members to participate in a public meeting at which the design of the proposed Cesar Chavez Community Center will be unveiled. 

View the design in PDF format or watch a video that shows the design renderings.​​

Public Meeting - Design Unveiling Event:

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez High School Performing Arts Building, 3921 W. Baseline Rd.

Questions about the project can be answered by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department by phone at 602-262-6111 or e-mail.

Update as of January 3, 2019

District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski, District 8 Councilwoman Felicita Mendoza, and Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department staff invite community members to participate in a series of public meetings to discuss the proposed Cesar Chavez Community Center. The same information will be presented at both meetings.

View the presentation given by city staff during the public meetings in PDF format

Public Meeting Schedule:

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez High School Cafeteria, 3921 W. Baseline Rd.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez High School Cafeteria, 3921 W. Baseline Rd.

Questions about the process and upcoming public meetings can be answered by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department by phone at 602-262-6111 or e-mail.