Parks and Recreation News

O’Neil Park Playground

A HUGE THANK YOU to McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for their generous contribution to the Fiesta Bowl Charities Project at O’Neil Park. We appreciate the generous donation of resources provided for labor, equipment, and time to remove the existing playground equipment and prepare the site for a new playground. 12/6/2022


Have You Been Here? If you love getting out in nature, we’ve got the perfect place! Thunderbird Conservation Park has trails for hiking, biking, running and even horseback riding! There are also several activities for those who just want a quiet time outside. There’s something for everybody!

Sunset Palms Park Splash Pad Project

The City is excited to announce the Sunset Palms Splash Pad Project. The east portion of the park located at 54th Avenue and Sweetwater, is currently fenced off by the contractor and work has begun to construct a splash pad and parking lot in the park. The target is to open the splash pad for Memorial Day weekend 2023. 8/31/2022

Glendale Park Playground Improvements: Playgrounds at the following parks will be temporarily closed during these improvements.


  • Sunnyside Park                            Estimated Completion February 2023
  • Foothills Park-Near SK8 Court          Estimated Completion February 2023
  • Foothills Park-Near Sports Complex   Estimated Completion February 2023
  • Lions Park                                     Estimated Completion April 2023
  • Rose Lane Park                             Estimated Completion April 2023
  • Desert Mirage Park               Now Open! 
  • Country Gables Park            Now Open! 
  • New World Park:                   Now Open! **Two Yr to Five Yr playground closed due to shade structure damage.
  • ­Hillcrest Park:                       Now Open!  
  • ­Hidden Meadows Park:        Now Open! 
  • ­Montara Park:                        Now Open!
  • ­Mary Silva Park:                    Now Open!
  • Northern Horizon Park:        Now Open!
  • Delicias Park                         Now Open!
  • Heritage Park:                       Now Open!
  • Carmel Park                           Now Open!
  • Clavelito Park                        Now Open!