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Parks & Recreation
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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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Neighborhood Park Use

Neighborhood Parks in Glendale are intended to meet the needs of residents. These parks are designed for local, walk-in patrons to be used for spontaneous/passive recreational activities and, as such, usually do not have ample parking nor do they provide restroom facilities. (City Code 27.38, 27.41, 27.43c and 27.44)

The City of Glendale has 55 neighborhood parks located within its boundaries (see map below) or click here for park names and details. The city understands the value of neighborhood parks to the community and it is our goal to meet those expectations.

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Sports Organizations in Neighborhood Parks
Many of the neighborhoods where these parks are located have become destination points for youth and adult sports organizations.

These types of activities create issues ranging from overcrowded neighborhoods, safety concerns, irreplaceable damage to turf and infrastructure, health concerns due to lack of restroom facilities and excessive trash generated by the overuse and congestion.

Practice and Game Fields in Glendale
Organizations wishing to utilize City of Glendale facilities for practices or games should contact the Parks and Recreation Department for information on reservable play fields. The city has multiple practice/game facilities for sports including youth baseball, youth and adult softball, football, soccer and lacrosse.

Those Individuals or organizations who fail to follow City Code provision may be banned from using Glendale parks for up to a year, depending on the severity of the code violation.

For information on all City of Glendale Parks and Recreation facilities or to express your concern, please contact us at 623 930-2820 or click here.

map of neighborhood parks

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