​Parks and Recreation 

Piestewa PeakPhoenix provides residents and visitors more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserves with 200-plus miles of trails; 182 parks; 32 community and recreation centers; classes and sports programs where kids and adults learn, stay active and have fun; eight golf courses; and 29 pools where thousands cool off and learn to swim each summer.​



Explore Fall Programs & Activities

Register now for programs, activities, sports leagues and FREE codePHX classes being offered this fall. 

Also, enroll in Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC) for the 2018-19 school year, sign-up for PHXteens activities citywide and learn about Mobile Recreation programs in a park near you.

Boo Fest 2018 - Saturday, Oct. 27


Boo Fest is Saturday, Oct. 27 at Paseo Highlands Park from 6 to 9 p.m.

And don't miss the many other
fall-themed events being held citywide during the month of October. #boofestphx

"Take a Hike. Do it Right."

Millions of people enjoy Phoenix hiking trails annually.

Park Rangers teach trail users these safety guidelines. #HikeRight

Learn about Park Ranger-led hiking safety classes and other outdoor nature programs.

Participate in the South Mountain Park/Preserve
Silent Sunday Public Survey

Learn about the Hance Park Revitalization Project

Do More:

Parks and Recreation Events: 



Behind the Scenes Tour of PGMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/22992299Behind the Scenes Tour of PGM10/18/2018 5:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E Washington St
Food Truck Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23942394Food Truck Friday10/19/2018 6:00:00 PMCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave.
Family Fishing Dayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/24262426Family Fishing Day10/20/2018 2:00:00 PMEncanto Park, 2605 N. 15th Ave.
International Archaeology Day at PGMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23002300International Archaeology Day at PGM10/20/2018 4:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E Washington St
Fiber Technology Workshop https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23012301Fiber Technology Workshop 10/20/2018 4:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E Washington St
Monster Bashhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23762376Monster Bash10/20/2018 6:00:00 PMMaryvale Community Center, 4420 N. 51st Ave.
Fall-O-Weenhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/23772377Fall-O-Ween10/20/2018 9:00:00 PMDeer Valley Park, 2001 W. Wahalla Ln.

​Learn More:

Register for codPHX Classes!​​​

PHXteens ​

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Parks and Recreation News: 



South Mountain Park/Preserve Improvements Recognized for Environmental Excellencehttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2173South Mountain Park/Preserve Improvements Recognized for Environmental Excellence10/8/2018 10:30:00 PM
“Fall Into Fitness” Returns on Tuesday Nights to Hance Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2168“Fall Into Fitness” Returns on Tuesday Nights to Hance Park10/5/2018 7:30:00 PM
Support National Public Lands Dayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2154Support National Public Lands Day9/22/2018 12:30:00 AM

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Connect to the Parks and Recreation Department

For general information:
Phone: 602-262-6862  /  E-mail: receptionist.pks@phoenix.gov

Division Contact Information​​