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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is offering a variety of virtual programs and activities.​​​​​​

 

 

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.​​
FitPHX Virtual: Fall Into Fitnesshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3941FitPHX Virtual: Fall Into FitnessOnline7/7/2021 1:00:00 AM7/7/2021 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 ​ FitPHX​ , the city’s healthy community initiative, will present its summer 2021 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 Fall Into Fitness Fall Into Fitness, presented in partnership with Energized by Exercise , is a family-oriented fitness program for all ages and experience levels. The eight-week series will be held each Tuesday from July 6 to August 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. Professional instructors will lead calorie burning classes such as Turbo Kick LIVE, Zumba, P90X LIVE, PiYo, HIGH Fitness and Core de Force. The workouts are fun, interactive and designed to get people moving, and are set to popular music. Learn more and register . Learn about other Parks and Recreation Department programs and activities at Phoenix.gov/Parks .​​​​​​​​​​
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.


 

 

Parks and Recreation Services Update41Parks and Recreation Services Update<div class="ExternalClassAAF05150334C447D8616046CD40FBFA4"><p>A ​mask or face covering and physical distancing protocols are no longer required in a city facility for those who are fully vaccinated.​​​<br></p><p><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1958">Effective June 21, COVID-19 restrictions will be modified at the city's indoor recreation facilities.​</a>​<br></p><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 run thru 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 recreation 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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Phoenix attracts some of the most recognized events in the nation, including the Super Bowl, NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four and College Football Playoff National Championship Game. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, first class hospitality options and worldclass event venues, Phoenix has become one of the top event destinations in the nation. Add in world-class hiking, renowned golfing options, numerous historic and cultural experiences, and the perfect combination of downtown energy mixed with uptown relaxation, and Phoenix is a great place to live, visit and play.