Parks and Recreation Jobs​​​​​​​

Parks and Recreation Jobs​​​​​​


Peco​s Community Center​

​17010 S. 48th St.
(48th St. and Chandler Rd.)
Phone: 602-495-5500


Community Center Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Holidays​​


Community Center Programs:

​​Clas​s​esSports LeaguesPHXteensSen​​ior Programs Pecos​​ ParkRJ Dog Park at Pecos ParkPecos Skate ParkPecos Pool


Nearby Resources:​

Ironwood 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 commun​ity centers.

Learn More About Becoming a Program Instructor

Upcoming Events:​​​



Hance Park Open House Park Open HouseBurton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.11/13/2019 11:00:00 PM11/14/2019 1:00:00 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 ​Community members are invited to attend an open house to learn about the latest plans for the Hance Park Revitalization Project . Representatives from the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, and plan designers Hargreaves Associates and Lake Flato Architects will be available to discuss and explain. The open house will be held in the library's second floor College Depot area.
WalkPHX Wednesdays WednesdaysHance Park, 67 W. Culver St.11/14/2019 12:15:00 AM11/14/2019 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
Grand Re-opening of Roesley Park Re-opening of Roesley ParkRoesley Park, 4205 S. 15th Ave.11/14/2019 7:00:00 PM11/14/2019 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 Celebrate the grand re-opening of renovated Roesley Park. Park improvements include a new playground; two new ramadas with picnic tables and grills; a new walking path with fitness stations; new game and play areas for ping pong, cornhole, tetherball and hopscotch; and a resurfaced basketball court. Community members are invited to participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony with District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski.
Food Truck Friday Truck FridayCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave. 11/15/2019 6:00:00 PM11/15/2019 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
Phoenix Summit Challenge Summit ChallengeTrail locations citywide11/16/2019 12:00:00 PM11/17/2019 1:30:00 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 This 15th annual event puts physical stamina and mental strength to the test. Hikers attempt to conquer some of the city's most difficult summit trails all in the same day. The event concludes with the UROCK Festival in South Mountain Park/Preserve. This is an extremely popular event and registration fills to capacity within minutes. Please review registration guidelines in advance. Learn more and register for the 2019 Phoenix Summit Challenge



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The Pecos Community Center, located in the city park of the same name boasts more than 38,000 square feet of space and a wide range of sports and general interest classes and programs.  Pecos Park is a large regional park that features a skate park, swimming pool, dog park and several athletic fields. Pecos Community Center has a full-size gymnasium, a dance room, game room, classrooms and multi-purpose rooms.