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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.

O'Neil Recreation Center

6448 W. Missouri Ave. • 623-937-3925
O'Neil Park

ROOTS Hours: Summer June 5 - July 31 M - TH: 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.



R.O.O.T.S. Free After School Program

REACHING higher heights
OVERCOMING impossibilities
TEACHING new models
SUPPORTING the next generation

Building a community that grows strong together!

R.O.O.T.S. tree logoR.O.O.T.S is a preventative program designed to reduce elevated risk behavior among youth in our community, such as drug /alcohol use, teen pregnancy, and antisocial behaviors, by engaging youth in educational, recreational, and inspirational activities. Children third grade and older are welcome!

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Summer Programming
hours: June 5 - July 31 M - TH: 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Our summer program is themed “Deeply Rooted” - Exploring Cultural Diversity. Free Lunch and dinner will be provided. We will be exploring African drumming, and dancing, jewelry making, creative arts, dodgeball tournaments, motivational speakers and much more. Registration will be held on-site on May 25, 12 - 1:30 p.m. Contact Mr. Emmanuel Allen for any questions or concerns at 623-937-3925. Info is available online
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School Year Programming

Homework Help Recreation Time
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
3:30-4:30 p.m. 4:30-6 p.m.
Wednesday Wednesday
12:30-1:30 p.m. 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Educational: Social and Character Development:
  • Homework help
  • Computer assisted learning
  • Tutoring in reading, math, science
  • Building and appreciating friendships
  • Making positive choices
  • Resisting negative peer pressure
  • Practicing nonviolent conflict resolution
  • Football and soccer teams
  • Voice lessons: every Monday, 5:30-6 p.m.
  • Piano lessons: every Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. (children) & 5:30 p.m. (adults)
  • Football Practice: every Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Dance lessons: every other Tuesday, 7-8 p.m.
  • Young Chefs Program: every Wednesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

For more information visit the R.O.O.T.S. website.

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