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Glendale, AZ

Parks & Recreation
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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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Parks and Recreation

Park Rules

  • Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless otherwise posted.
  • The city noise ordinance applies in parks and regulates amplified sound (music).
  • Vehicles may be parked in designated areas only. No overnight parking. Motorized vehicles are restricted to paved roads.
  • Bicycles, unicycles, skateboards and skates are allowed only on walkways and paths. Do not ride on the grass or other surfaces and equipment.
  • Dogs and cats must be controlled by owner and restrained by a six-foot maximum leash. Remove all pet waste. Other pets are prohibited.
  • No pinatas
  • No fires except for charcoal fires in grills designated for such use.
  • No glass containers.
  • No alcoholic beverages (Beer Permit available for beer consumption).
  • No explosives, slingshots, bow and arrows.
  • No horses, donkeys and mules (except on designated trails).
  • No shopping carts.
  • No urban camping.
  • Violations of park rules may result in fines or imprisonment.
  • Park rangers and city police officers are authorized to issue citations and/or file civil code infraction complaints for rule, regulation and ordinance violations.
  • It is unlawful to obstruct city officials in the performance of their official duties in a park or to furnish false information to city officials.


Do Not:

  • Use park when closed.
  • Damage, change or remove park property.
  • Litter or dump.
  • Hunt or harass animals.
  • Abandon animals.
  • Golf.
  • Climb trees.
  • Smoke in enclosed facilities and restrooms.
  • Swim or operate water craft or pollute in waters.
  • Operate radio-controlled models and model rockets.
  • Operate unlicensed motorized vehicles (ATVs, motorized skateboards).
  • Land or launch airplanes, helicopters, gliders, hot air balloons or parachutes. 27-51
  • Hike or ride off marked trails. 27-51


Permits Required For:

  • Amplified sound equipment.
  • Beer consumption.
  • Facility/Park reservations.
  • Special equipment.
  • Vending operations or sale of goods.


Read the City Code Chapter 27 – Parks and Recreation

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