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Glendale, AZ

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
623-930-2820

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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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Looking for fun, healthy, & safe activities
for you & the family?

You've come to the right place!

The Glendale Parks and Recreation Division provides a variety of recreation, educational and social activities for Glendale citizens from toddler to senior adult through special interest classes, the Adult Center, sports, aquatics and after school programs. We are responsible for park maintenance, park planning and the scheduling of 44 facilities including meeting rooms, ramadas, swimming pools, recreation centers and lighted and unlighted sports fields.

Quarterly MagazineNEW! Summer Magazine
Glendale @ Play
Splash Book
NEW! Splash Book
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Glendale @ Play Guide
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Park Concerns?
Email us or call 623-930-2691.
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July is National Park & Recreation Month

GET YOUR PLAY ON with Glendale Parks & Recreation! We're celebrating throughout the month of July with activities, giveaways and more.

Read the press release.

Enter our online contest to win great prizes, including a Fitbit HR, one of 10 monthly passes to Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center and much more. Enter online on our Facebook page:

www.facebook.com/GlendaleRecreation.

You'll find fun, family-friendly activities every day this month on our July calendar.

 

Summer Boredom Busters
Glendale has you covered, with this list of activities that could be a start for your summer itinerary:

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Operation safe summer
resources and tips.

Library summer reading programsGlendale Library Summer Reading Program for kids, teens, & adults.

More Activities & Attractions:
Urban Fishing at Bonsall Park
Challenger Space Center camps
Cerreta Candy
Wildlife World Zoo Camp
Lake Pleasant
Visit Glendale

 

christmas in julyGlendale's Christmas in July
July 1, 10 am - 4 pm FREE

Library summer reading programsGlendale Summer Band Concert Series  June 1 - July 20, 8 pm Thursdays, FREE.

 

Parks and recreation news and events
Rose Lane Aquatics center

Splash into Summer
Summer Aquatics season dates are posted for pools and swim lesson registration. Check out the Summer Splashbook for swim lessons, rec swim, & much more.

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Summer Youth Programs
Glendale's summer drop-in programs are the perfect way to keep kids active this summer, and they’ll have fun with non-stop activities. Learn more about each program and Regitster now!  

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Featured classes
Splash Book

Summer swim lessons
This summer's full of classes for all ages and swim levels in lessons for groups, private, dive, adult & more. Lesson dates and times are all listed out in the new Spash Book Magazine or browse online classes for availablility. Sessions fill up fast so register now.

Registration open
. REGISTER ONLINE or Call (623) 930-2820 or (623) 930-4600 during facility hours.


Have a Class Suggestion?
Tell us about it!

We want to know what classes you are interested in seeing offered and attending.
 

 

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Places to go, things to do in with the Park & Recreation
Archery Range Complex
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Events Happening at The Murph!The Murph

Historic Main House Tour at Sahuaro RanchHistoric Sahauro Ranch Park

     
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Glendale Adult Center

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Sports Organizations in Neighborhood Parks
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Thunderbird Conservation Park
Thunderbird Conservation Park

 
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Capra
Glendale Parks and Recreation is Nationally Accredited
The Glendale Parks and Recreation Department became one of only 139 agencies in the world to have received national accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). 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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Public Facilities, Recreation & Special Events Division

 

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