Parks and Recreation Services Update44Parks and Recreation Services Update<div class="ExternalClassF4C339E2F6614BDCBBABE70657A06CB7"><p>City of Phoenix recreation facilities are <strong>open</strong>​​. That includes all community and recreation centers, parks, trails, sports complexes, golf courses and <a href="/pgm">Pueblo Grande Museum</a>.<br></p><p>Indoor facilities are operating at limited capacity and indoor sports leagues are paused.<br></p><p>Additionally, the City of Phoenix is following CDC guidelines and are requiring a mask or face covering when inside city facilities, regardless of vaccination status.​ <span style="color:#efefef;">#homepage #allpks​</span>​</p><p><span style="color:#efefef;"><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1068" target="_blank" style="text-decoration-line:underline;">Learn more about Parks and Recreation impacted services</a>​</span></p></div>9/1/2021 7:00:00 AM12/31/2021 7:00:00 AM

 

 


​​​​​​​Washington Activity Center

​2240 W.​​ Citrus Way​
(23rd Ave. and Glendale Ave.)
Phone: 602-262-6971
Gym Phone: 602-534-7976


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

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Community Center Programs:

​​Clas​sesSummer Camp​​Fitness MembershipPhoenix Tennis CenterWashin​gton PoolWashin​gton Park

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Nearby Resources:​

Rose Mofford Sports ComplexHelen Drake Senior CenterYucca 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.

Learn More About Becoming a Program Instructor​
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Upcoming Events:

 

 

Silent Sundayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3986Silent SundaySouth Mountain Park/Preserve - 10919 S. Central Ave.9/26/2021 12:00:00 PM9/27/2021 2:00:00 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 ​Silent Sunday is held every Sunday year-round. 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 ​
3rd Annual Portal Festhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/39903rd Annual Portal FestPueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park10/3/2021 9:00:00 PM10/3/2021 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 ​ Join in the fun as Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Coalition present 3 rd Annual Portal Fest on Sunday, October 3 rd from 2 – 4 p.m.! This outdoor family friendly event features children's craft activities, gallery chats, and demonstrations by indigenous artisans Jacob Buttler and Ron Carlos. People of all ages can enjoy music and dance cultural performances from Arizona tribal communities or spend an afternoon exploring the history of water in Arizona. For more details, click on this link - Portal Fest – Cultural Coalition ​.
FitPHX Virtual: Morning Yogahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3830FitPHX Virtual: Morning YogaOnline10/9/2021 4:00:00 PM10/9/2021 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 .​​​​​​​​
Ribellé: A Love Story to the Sonoran Deserthttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3992Ribellé: A Love Story to the Sonoran DesertPueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park10/15/2021 4:00:00 PM5/15/2022 11:30:00 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 ​ Opening October 15th, “Ribellé A Love Letter to the Sonoran Desert” will be on display in the Community Gallery until May 2022. Remington Reble, a sustainable fashion designer and recent graduate of Arizona State University Fashion program, reveals his love and passion for the Sonoran Desert in an innovative exhibit featuring his fashion designs and handcrafted accessories made from sustainable cactus leather. Reble’s affinity for the beautiful and unique Sonoran Desert as his inspiration is clear to all. He strives to create unique and Avant Garde alternative leather accessories that are completely hand-stitched in-house. Through his work, he aims to showcase how innovative materials and slow fashion are essential tools in the fashion industry’s fight against climate change
Silent Sundayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3987Silent SundaySouth Mountain Park/Preserve - 10919 S. Central Ave.10/24/2021 12:00:00 PM10/25/2021 2:00:00 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 ​Silent Sunday is held every Sunday year-round. 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 ​ ​

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The Washington Activity Center, built in 1969, is a multi-generational facility with a full size gymnasium, seven activity rooms and an auditorium. The center offers a wide variety of activities and services to the public at a minimal cost, including programs for toddlers, youth, teenagers, adults and seniors. The center sits adjacent to Washington Park, which boasts open green space and traditional park amenities (basketball and volleyball court, softball and soccer fields).

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