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Parks & Recreation
Engaging residents and visitors in diverse opportunities to live, invest and play in the community

Parks & Recreation
5970 W. Brown St.
Glendale AZ  85302

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Glendale Parks and Recreation is Nationally Accredited.
CAPRA provides quality assurance and quality improvement of accredited park and recreation agencies throughout the United States. CAPRA is the only national accreditation of park and recreation agencies, and is a valuable measure of an agency’s overall quality of operation, management, and service to the community.



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Glendale Recreation After School Program
DURING THE SCHOOL YEARQualifies for DES assistance

Licensed Glendale Recreation After School Program (G.R.A.S.P.)
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G.R.A.S.P. is a licensed recreation program which provides a variety of activities for children ages 5 to 13 such as arts and crafts, recreation activities, guest speakers and much more! The programs are regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services and can accept DES qualifying families (contact your DES caseworker for information). Our programs provide enrichment opportunities to explore new and fun experiences in a supervised environment. Educational activities, snacks, group games and homework time are offered by caring, adult staff members. Program sites are open early release days, but closed on national holidays or when the school campus is closed.

For more information, contact April Smith at or call the Glendale
Parks and Recreation office at 623-930-2820.

Program Sites
Pendergast School District (Begins August 4)
  Desert Mirage Elem. School, 8605 W. Maryland Ave.
Peoria School District (Begins August 6):
  Sahuaro Ranch Elem. School, 10401 N. 63rd Ave.
  Canyon Elem. School, 5490 W. Paradise Ln.
  Kachina Elem. School, 5304 W. Crocus Dr.

Pre-registration is required, including a non-refundable registration fee for the school year. Registration must be completed at least 2 business days prior to program site attendance. As part of the registration, each family will select one of the program’s sessions. Registration booklets with more detailed information are available at each site or at the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 5970 W. Brown St.

Program Rates      

“AM only” 6:30 a.m.–School Start (Canyon and Sahuaro Ranch)

  Daily $6  
  Weekly (up to 5 days/week) $30  
“PM only” Release–6 p.m. (all locations)
  Daily $9  
  Weekly (up to 5 days/week) $45  
“AM/PM” full program (Canyon and Sahuaro Ranch)
  Daily $14  
  Weekly (up to 5 days/week) $56  

Intercession (available at select locations)
(Open at dismissal time for early release and parent-teacher conference days.)

  7 a.m.–6 p.m. $25  
Additional Fees
  Registration (all programs) $30 ($37 non-resident)  
  Late Payment (past Fri. after noon) $10/week per child  
  Late Pick Up (past close) 6:00-6:05...$10    6:05 and later…$25  
  Early Release Day $5  

G.R.A.S.P. Winter Program
Details will be posted in November.

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