The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department builds healthy communities through parks, programs and partnerships.
City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation provides 31 community and recreation centers; youth classes and sports programs where kids learn, stay active and have fun; eight golf courses; and 29 pools where thousands cool off and learn to swim each summer.
City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation is the proud steward of more than 41,000 acres of desert preserves with 200 miles of trails, 189 spacious city parks, community and recreation centers that offer fun, affordable classes, sports, and programs, great golf courses and sparkling pools. More than 1.1 million Phoenix residents made more than 31 million visits to city parks last year, and 700.000 residents made more than 17 million visits to our mountain preserves and desert parks.
Most city parks are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. with some parks open slightly later — check listings for specific times. Parking areas and restrooms for desert preserves generally are open from 5 or 6 a.m to 7 p.m. Trails remain open until 11 p.m. Some trailhead parking areas have seasonal hours. Please check listings for specific times.
This is the city of Phoenix, AZ Parks and Recreation Department page on Facebook. The purpose of the page is to present matters of public interest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, to its many residents, businesses and visitors. This site is a monitored, limited public forum and is not intended to be the official source of information for the city of Phoenix organization.
If you’re looking for the official source of information about the city of Phoenix, Arizona, please visit http://phoenix.gov/. If you’re looking for the official source of information about the facilities, parks, preserves, programs and classes of the city of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, please visit http://phoenix.gov/parks/index.html.
This page is only monitored M-F, 8 a.m to 5 p.m.