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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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YOUTH SPORTS

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GIMME GOLF
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(Ages 4-10) Introductory golf program launches children into the world of golf. Beginners Edge Sports Training will utilize the latest education equipment that teaches kids to putt, chip, pitch and drive. Clubs, Velcro balls and targets keep kids engaged in this learning experience. This is an instructional class where safety is stressed and parent assistance is a MUST at all 6 and under ages. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. • $82 (non-resident $92). Click here for details.

golferGOLF 101 & 102
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(Ages 7-17) GOLF 101 is a fun, interactive approach to growing junior participation in golf, with PGA professionals at the forefront of the experience. The objective is to develop core golfers who will continue to play socially or competitively, based on individual desires. Clubs provided if needed. GOLF 102 is on course instruction for the intermediate player or for those who have taken the GOLF 101 class. 1 hour. Instructor: HARRISON, PGA. • $79 (non-resident $95). Click here for details.

TENNIS - 10 & UNDER
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(Ages 6-10) Students will be trained under the new USTA “Quick Start” guidelines. Ages 4-8 will use smaller 36’ courts, smaller nets, smaller racquets and special balls. Play-based drills will be geared towards increasing enjoyment and skill development. Ages 9-10 will also use age-appropriate equipment to speed up the learning curve. Play will be on 60’ courts with slower moving balls to assist in developing tennis skills. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. Ages 4-8: 30 minutes, $45 (non-resident $54); Ages 9-10: 1 hour • $60 (non-resident $72). Click here for details.

TENNIS
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(Ages 11-18) Bring your racquet and enjoy professional instruction geared to beginners. Basic skills, etiquette and rules are covered using drills and games. Loaner racquets available upon request. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. • $60 (non-resident $72). Click here for details.

SPORTBALL - BASKETBALL (INDOORS)
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(Ages 3-5) Certified Sportball coaches teach the fundamental skills necessary to excel in basketball. Skills include shooting, ball handling, passing, defense, offense, footwork, teamwork and positional play. Sportball is a “drop-off” program designed to build independence, confidence and to reinforce the benefits of teamwork in a uniquely fun and creative way. All equipment is provided. 1 hour. Instructor: SPORTBALL STAFF • $73 (non-resident $88). Click here for details.

SPORTBALL - MULTI-SPORT (INDOORS)
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(Ages 3-5) Certified Sportball coaches use developmentally-appropriate methods to introduce, practice and refine the skills and concepts involved in hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball, volleyball, football and more. Sportball is a “drop-off” program designed to build independence, confidence and to reinforce the benefits of teamwork in a uniquely fun and creative way. All equipment is provided. 1 hour. Instructor: SPORTBALL STAFF • $73 (non-resident $88). Click here for details.

SPORTBALL - MULTI-SPORT (INDOORS)
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(Parent & Child: Ages 16 mo.-3 years) Perfect introduction to Sportball! Children and parents participate in sports, creative games, songs, stories, bubble time and more. These programs focus on exploration and introduce children to a different sport each week. Parents help to develop their child’s important introductory physical skills and confidence. The programs also help parents understand proven teaching techniques that can be applied outside of Sportball classes. Classes focus on refining, rehearsing and repeating skills and playing games in a fun, creative, non-competitive environment. All equipment is provided. 45 minutes. Instructor: SPORTBALL STAFF • $73 (non-resident $88). Click here for details.

soccer ballB.E.S.T SOCCER TRAINING
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(Ages 18mo. - 6yrs.) B.E.S.T. Sports Soccer Program is a fun approach to teaching and introducing your players to the soccer basics. Professional fun equipment is used to engage and stimulate your players while they learn, kicking, dribbling, running, headers and Goalie skills. Focus and attention and introduction to structure are a huge part of this program. Some parent involvement may be required. Bring a size #3 or #4 soccer ball. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. • $70 (non-resident $84). Click here for details.

SPORTBALL – T-BALL (INDOORS)
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(Ages 3-5) Certified Sportball coaches teach the fundamental skills necessary to excel in baseball. Skills taught include throwing, catching, correct batting form, running bases, fielding and positional play. Sportball is a “drop-off” program designed to build independence, confidence and to reinforce the benefits of teamwork in a uniquely fun and creative way. Bring a baseball glove. 1 hour. Instructor: SPORTBALL STAFF • $73 (non-resident $88). Click here for details.

LIL’ SLUGGERS BASEBALL
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(Ages 2-6) B.E.S.T. Sports Lil Sluggers program introduces fielding, throwing, hitting, base recognition and overall motor skill development. Don’t worry if you are repeat customers there is always more to teach and learn. Some parental assistance may be required since this is a very technical game. Please bring a baseball glove and tee, all other equipment is supplied. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. • $70 (non-resident $84). Click here for details.

SHOTOKAN KARATE - JUNIORS
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(Ages 7-12) Learn traditional Japanese-style karate basics, forms and sparring. Emphasis is placed on traditional manners and self-discipline. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). Classes are available 5 days a week, 7 scheduled class times. Students are suggested to train at least 3 days a week. 1 hour. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. • $157 (non-resident $188). Click here for details.

JAPANESE JUDO - BEGINNER/JUNIOR
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(Ages 6-12) Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations taught. Great for both beginners and veterans. No class May 26. 1 hour. Instructor: DR. MOORE. • $21 (non-resident $25). Click here for details.

TINY TIGERS
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(Ages 4-6) Tiny Tigers inspires self-discipline, courtesy and respect and is designed to improve motor skills, focus and listening skills. Free uniform for first-time students. 25 minutes. Instructor: KEENE. • $64 (non-resident $77). Click here for details.

LITTLE TIGERS - BEGINNING KARTE-SHOTOKAN
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(Ages 4-6) Introduces the basics of Shotokan karate. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). 30 minutes. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. • $80 (non-resident $96). Click here for details.

karateKARATE FOR KIDS
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(Ages 7-12) Instruction promotes self-confidence, coordination, balance, agility, poise and thinking instead of panicking in potentially serious situations. It’s fun and structured for beginners. Free uniform for first-time students. 30 minutes. Instructor: KEENE. • $64 (non-resident $77). Click here for details.

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Youth Sports Leagues – Organizations

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