Park Notices

UPDATE 9/17/20
Ramada /Special Use /Sports Field Reservations
On Thursday, October 1, the City will open reservations to outside organizations for gatherings and programs. This includes areas such as the Glendale Youth Sports Complex, Foothills Sports Complex, Paseo Sports Complex, Thunderbird Paseo Linear Park, Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex and park ramadas. Use of these amenities will be by reservation only and the applicant will be responsible for following all CDC and AZDHS guidelines.

Glendale Adult Center 
The city continues to plan a reopening of the Glendale Adult Center while monitoring state benchmarks for the spread of COVID-19

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If you witness park a violation please contact the Park Ranger at 623-695-3004.


Rose Lane Park Racquetball courts are temporarily closed. Alternatively, racquetball courts can be found at the following Glendale parks; Bonsall Park at 59th Ave and Bethany Home Rd, Sands Park at 55th Ave and Orangewood Rd., or O’Neil Park at 64th Ave and Missouri.

The Park Finder page provides information on all Glendale park amenities.

American’s with Disabilities (ADA) Improvements Improvements at the locations listed below were completed ahead of schedule. All restrictions have been removed. 

  • Bonsall Park South
  • Glendale Community Center
  • Bonsall Park North
  • Ocotillo Park
  • Myrtle Park

Utopia Park basketball courts will be closed for court resurfacing 4/12/2021 to 4/16/2021. 

Grand Canal Linear Park The pedestrian bridge spanning the canal at 78th Drive and Missouri sustained significant damage following a vehicular accident. The city’s engineering department is working to address the damage however there is no opening date at this time. There is another pedestrian bridge spanning the canal at 83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Rd. 

 Ongoing Projects or Closures

  • Right Tree Right Place Program The city of Glendale has partnered with Salt River Project (SRP) to identify and remove 167 hazardous trees encroaching on powerlines and to replace them with trees more suitable for the area. The city will get three trees for every one tree that is removed. In total, the city will receive 500 new trees and extra trees will be planted in our parks and along public streets. For more information on this program please visit www.glendaleaz.com/RightTree
  • Murphy Park restrooms will be open only for scheduled events in the park. Restrooms are available inside Velma Teague Library or inside City Hall during business hours. 
  • Bonsall Park North: 
    • Pickle Ball Courts: Two tennis courts at Bonsall Park have been converted to pickleball courts. You can learn more about the game of pickleball at www.usapickleball.org
    • The ramadas are closed until further notice by the Glendale Building Official. 
    • A fence has been installed around the racquetball courts to discourage vandalism. Access to these courts can be made through the gate.