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​​Paradise Valley Community Center

17402 N. 40th St.
(40th St. and Bell Rd.)


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


Community Center Programs:

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


Nearby Resources:

Mesquite Library​​


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.

Learn More About Becoming a Program Instructor

Upcoming Events:​



PJs and Movie Night in the Park and Movie Night in the ParkCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave.12/8/2019 12:00:00 AM12/8/2019 5:00:00 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 ​Bundle up in your coziest pajamas, and bring your blankets and lawn chairs to Civic Space Park to watch two holiday-themed movies. Free hot cocoa, specialty coffee drinks and snacks will be provided. Watch "The Polar Express" at 530 p.m. and "Elf" at 730 p.m. This event is presented in partnership with Downtown Phoenix Inc.
APS Electric Light Parade Electric Light ParadeView route at 2:00:00 AM12/8/2019 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 APS Electric Light Parade, presented by the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, takes to the streets of central Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The theme of this year's 33rd annual free parade is "Walking in a Desert Wonderland." The parade starts at Central and Montebello avenues (just south of Bethany Home Rd.), heads south to Camelback Rd., where it turns east to 7th St., where it turns south to the end point at Indian School Rd. An interactive parade route map and comprehensive event information is available at . Use the hashtag #PhxLightParade on social media to interact and stay informed. And, don't forget about the popular free pre-parade event on Friday, Dec. 6 from 530 to 8 p.m. at North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave. This event is designed for families to see the floats close-up and participate in other holiday-themed activities, all while avoiding the large crowd on parade night.
Silent Sunday SundaySouth Mountain Park/Preserve, 10919 S. Central Ave.12/8/2019 12:00:00 PM12/8/2019 5:00:00 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 ​​Silent Sunday is held each Sunday. On those days, the park’s main roadway will be closed to motor vehicle traffic at the one-mile mark into the park from 5 to 10 a.m. on the first, second, third and fifth Sunday; and from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (park operating hours) on the fourth Sunday. During those times on those days, the park’s roadways are reserved for non-motorized activities such as walking, cycling, jogging, hiking, etc. On Silent Sunday, park visitors who would like to park near the main Central Ave. entrance can do so in the Activity Complex, which can be accessed just inside the entry gate and within proximity to several popular trails and the South Mountain Environmental Education Center . Trailheads not accessed via the main Central Ave. entrance are not impacted by the Silent Sunday closures. Learn more by visiting the South Mountain Park/Preserve webpage .
WalkPHX Wednesdays WednesdaysHance Park, 67 W. Culver St.12/12/2019 12:15:00 AM12/12/2019 2:15:00 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 ​Produced in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, WalkPHX Wednesdays is a FREE social walk/run through downtown Phoenix that takes place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, starting in Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W. Culver St. WalkPHX Wednesdays provides participants with a 3.2-mile loop through downtown and three city of Phoenix parks. After completing the route, participants are invited to purchase dinner from a rotating selection of food trucks, while socializing with others who also are looking for a fun way to stay fit. Participants are eligible to win weekly drawings for great prizes and FitPHX items. You don't have to participant in the WalkPHX Wednesdays walk/run to enjoy the food trucks. Join in if you just want to relax and have a picnic dinner in the park with friends. Learn more and register for WalkPHX Wednesdays
Food Truck Friday Truck FridayCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave. 12/13/2019 6:00:00 PM12/13/2019 8:30:00 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 ​Visit the heart of downtown Phoenix every Friday and order lunch from some of the Valley’s most popular food trucks. View the upcoming food truck schedule



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