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Maryvale Community Center

4420 N. 51st Ave.
(51st Ave. and Indian School Rd.)
Phone: 602-262-5030


Community Center Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Holidays​​


Community Center Programs:

​​Clas​s​esSports LeaguesPHXteensMaryvale ParkMaryvale PoolPalo Verde Library


Nearby Resources:​

Adam Diaz Senior CenterBret Tarver Learning Center


Interested in teaching classes at your local community center?

We are looking for class instructors that possess special talents, are passionate about working with people, and want to bring engaging programming ​to our commun​ity centers.

Learn More About Becoming a Program Instructor

Upcoming Events:​



Mudslinging at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3023Mudslinging at the MuseumPueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM10/19/2019 6:00:00 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 ​Mudslinging is a stabilization technique for earthen structures. It has been employed for decades to shore up and repair the ancient Hohokam platform mound. PGM is looking for volunteers to sling mud and help preserve the past! Schedule might change due to weather conditions, call the museum to rsvp to volunteer at (602) 495-0901. No experience required.​
Locals Only Skateboard Contesthttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3092Locals Only Skateboard ContestDesert West Skate Park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.10/19/2019 3:30:00 PM10/19/2019 11:00:00 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 ​Cowtown's Locals Only Skateboard Contest comes to Desert West Skate Park. Learn more and register for this free event
International Archaeology Day 2019https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2959International Archaeology Day 2019Pueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM10/19/2019 11:00:00 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 Celebrate International Archaeology Day (IAD) at Phoenix’s largest preserved archaeological site, Pueblo Grande Museum (PGM) on Saturday, October 19. Enjoy a full day of fun from 9 a.m. to 4 pm with interpretive stations throughout the archaeological site, artifact show and tell stations, and crafts inspired by archaeology and southwestern cultures. All IAD activities are included with museum admission. Register for two-for-one admission tickets! Event Details 9 a.m. to noon Mudslinging preservation demonstration on platform mound 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts for Kids 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interpretive Stations and Artifact Show & Tell​
S.A.L.T Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3135S.A.L.T SaturdayPueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM10/19/2019 9:00:00 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 Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting S.A.L.T Saturdays every month. One Saturday a month, S.A.L.T (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) will show and tell on a specific skill relating to prehistoric and historic technologies. The show and tell is a drop in program, where visitors can informally ask questions and observe live demonstrations. S.A.L.T Saturdays is a free program included with museum admission. Upcoming S.A.L.T Saturday programs at Pueblo Grande Museum Saturday, September 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skills of the Month Pine Needle Baskets Learn how to make a basket with Jennifer Ahumada. Saturday, October 19, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Felting Learn about processing Animal Fibers with Prehistoric Tools. Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Atlatls Learn how to make an Atlatl with Charlie Tadano. Saturday, December 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Cordage Learn about how to process fibers for cordage.



Get Connected

​Maryvale Community Center, located in the park of the same name, provides recreational, educational and social activities for residents of all ages. The community center shares the site with the Palo Verde Library, separated only by an open-air breezeway to create a one-of-a-kind community complex with a shared 80-seat auditorium. The center features a gymnasium with an elevated walking track; a multipurpose Room that seats up to 150 people theater style; a youth/teen lounge; an auditorium: seats up to 80 people theater style; an arts and crafts classroom; a fitness Center; two dance rooms; and several classrooms.