Parks and Recreation Services Update41Parks and Recreation Services Update<div class="ExternalClassAAF05150334C447D8616046CD40FBFA4"><p><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1883">City community centers began a tiered reopening process effective June 7</a>. <span style="color:#f2f2f2;">#Community​Centers</span><br></p><p><a href="/parks/classes-and-programs">Registration for in-person summer youth camps and programs at 11 community centers is open</a>. Camps for youth ages 6 to 12 started June 7 and run through July 30. <br></p><p><a href="/parks/pools">Select city pools and all splash pads opened on May 29</a>.<br></p><p><a href="/parks/pools/programs">Registration for summer swim lessons is open</a>. Four sessions of lessons will be offered for youth ages 3 to 12 throughout the summer.<span style="color:#f2f2f2;font-family:"segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p>Community members also are encouraged to stay active by participating in the FREE <a href="/parks/classes-and-programs">PHXPlays at Home</a> and <a href="/parks/fitphx">FitPHX​</a> virtual recreation programs.<br></p><p>City outdoor recreational facilities are open normal hours of operation. That includes all parks, trails and golf courses​.​<br></p><p><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1807">All park amenities and sports complexes reopened on March 17. Athletic field reservations and local tournaments (teams from Arizona only) resumed on March 22</a>. <span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline;white-space:normal;"><span style="color:#f2f2f2;font-family:"segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="color:#f2f2f2;font-family:"segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">#Homepage #allpks ​</span>​​</span>​<span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline;white-space:normal;"><span style="font:400 13px / 1.6 "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;float:none;white-space:normal;display:inline;">​​​​</span></span></span>​<br></p><p>City-operated youth and adult sports leagues are paused until further notice.​</p><p><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1068">Learn more about Parks and Recreation impacted services </a></p></div>3/13/2020 7:00:00 AM12/1/2021 7:00:00 AM

 

 

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South Mountain Community Center​​​

​​​ ​212 E. Alta Vista Rd.
(Central Ave. and Southern Ave.)
Phone: 602-262-4874

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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: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Holidays​​

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Community Center Programs:

​​Clas​s​esSummer CampSenior ProgramsFitness MembershipEl Reposo ParkRoosevelt Pool

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Nearby Resources:​

South Phoenix Youth CenterOcotillo 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 commun​ity centers.

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Swim Lesson Registration Opens: Session Chttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3929Swim Lesson Registration Opens: Session COnline / In-Person6/24/2021 11:30:00 PM6/25/2021 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 ​For summer 2021, all swim lessons at City of Phoenix pools are FREE and will be offered to youth ages 3 to 12 only. Lessons offered as part of Session C will run from July 5 to July 15​. Swim lesson options are viewable on the Activenet registration website . 2021 Swim Lesson Sessions and Registration Schedule Session A June 7 to June 17 – session is FULL​​ Session B June 21 to July 1 – registration opens June 10 at 430 p.m. Session C July 5 to July 15 – registration opens June 24 at 430 p.m. Session D July 19 to July 29 – registration opens July 8 at 430 p.m.​ Customers are encouraged to login to Activenet prior to the registration date to update or create their account and develop a “wish list" for their desired courses. Doing this in advance of the start of registration will help expedite the process and improve a customer's ability to enroll in the lessons they wa​nt. While online registration is recommended, customers can register in-person at Maryvale Community Center ( 4420​ N. 51st Ave. ), Paradise Valley Community Center ( 17402 N. 40th St. ) and South Mountain Community Center ( 212 E. Alta Vista Rd. ) from 430 to 630 p.m.​ on the first day of registration for that session.​​
Swim Lesson Registration Opens: Session Dhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3930Swim Lesson Registration Opens: Session DOnline / In-Person7/8/2021 11:30:00 PM7/9/2021 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 ​For summer 2021, all swim lessons at City of Phoenix pools are FREE and will be offered to youth ages 3 to 12 only. Lessons offered as part of Session D will run from July 19 to July 29. Swim lesson options are viewable on the Activenet registration website . 2021 Swim Lesson Sessions and Registration Schedule Session A June 7 to June 17 – session is FULL Session B June 21 to July 1 – registration opens June 10 at 430 p.m. Session C July 5 to July 15 – registration opens June 24 at 430 p.m. Session D July 19 to July 29 – registration opens July 8 at 430 p.m.​ Customers are encouraged to login to Activenet prior to the registration date to update or create their account and develop a “wish list" for their desired courses. Doing this in advance of the start of registration will help expedite the process and improve a customer's ability to enroll in the lessons they wa​nt. While online registration is recommended, customers can register in-person at Maryvale Community Center ( 4420​ N. 51st Ave. ), Paradise Valley Community Center ( 17402 N. 40th St. ) and South Mountain Community Center ( 212 E. Alta Vista Rd. ) from 430 to 630 p.m.​ on the first day of registration for that session.
FitPHX Virtual: Morning Yogahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3827FitPHX Virtual: Morning YogaOnline7/10/2021 4:00:00 PM7/10/2021 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 ​ FitPHX​ , the city’s healthy community initiative, is presenting activities virtually thanks to the sponsorship of AARP Arizona and other supporting partners. These programs are free, but registration is required. Registered participants will receive a unique code to virtually join the live video stream via Zoom. Participants will also need to download the free Zoom app through the iTunes or Android store, or search for and download it through their internet service provider. FitPHX Virtual Morning Yoga Morning Yoga, presented in partnership with Sutra Studios , is designed for all ages and experience levels. It will be held every second Saturday of the month from February 13 to December 11. Jump start your day, wake up your body and get your energy flowing. Learn more and register .​ ​​​ Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities that are being offered virtually on Phoenix.gov/Parks .​​​​​​​​
FitPHX Virtual: Morning Yogahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3828FitPHX Virtual: Morning YogaOnline8/14/2021 4:00:00 PM8/14/2021 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 ​ FitPHX​ , the city’s healthy community initiative, is presenting activities virtually thanks to the sponsorship of AARP Arizona and other supporting partners. These programs are free, but registration is required. Registered participants will receive a unique code to virtually join the live video stream via Zoom. Participants will also need to download the free Zoom app through the iTunes or Android store, or search for and download it through their internet service provider. FitPHX Virtual Morning Yoga Morning Yoga, presented in partnership with Sutra Studios , is designed for all ages and experience levels. It will be held every second Saturday of the month from February 13 to December 11. Jump start your day, wake up your body and get your energy flowing. Learn more and register .​ ​​​ Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities that are being offered virtually on Phoenix.gov/Parks .​​​​​​​​​

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The South Mountain Community Center, built in 1976, is a full-service, all ages facility with a full-size gymnasium, a fitness center, activity/class rooms and an auditorium. The center offers a wide variety of classes, activities and programs for youth, adults and seniors. The center sits adjacent to El Reposo Park, which boasts an outdoor walking path, picnic ramadas, a playground, and sports courts.​

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