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​​Paradise Valley Community Center

17402 N. 40th St.
(40th St. and Bell Rd.)
602-495-3777

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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 Sunday and Holidays


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Community Center Programs:

​ClassesSports LeaguesPHXteensSenior ProgramsParadise Valley ParkParadise Valley Dog ParkParadise Valley PoolParadise Valley Skate Park

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Nearby Resources:

Mesquite Library​​

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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 community centers.

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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.
Petroglyph Discovery Hike – Adventure Trekhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3021Petroglyph Discovery Hike – Adventure TrekPueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM10/19/2019 8:00:00 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 Cost $12 Difficulty Strenuous Recommended Ages 18 years and up Distance 2.5 miles Time 3 Hours Location South Mountain - Geronimo Trailhead ​​ Register Here!​ Enjoy an in-dept Park Ranger guided petroglyph discovery hike at South Mountain! This trek is a rugged hike that starts at the Geronimo Trailhead and leads participants to a seldom-seen location. The hike includes strenuous scooting and climbing over boulders and is recommended only for experienced hikers that are comfortable with uneven, rocky terrain. Recommended for ages 18 years and up. Space is limited for up to 8 participants. Binoculars are recommended for viewing the petroglyphs, but they are not required. Advance registration required by October 18.​

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