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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 ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS

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Glendale Recreation After School Program
DURING THE SCHOOL YEARQualifies for DES assistance

Licensed Glendale Recreation After School Program (G.R.A.S.P.)
Video of our G.R.A.S.P. Program!  Watch Now

G.R.A.S.P. programs are licensed recreation programs providing a variety of activities for children ages 5 to 13 such as arts and crafts, recreation activities, guest speakers and much more! The programs are regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services and can accept DES qualifying families (contact your DES caseworker for information). Our programs provide enrichment opportunities to explore new and fun experiences in a supervised environment. Educational activities, snacks, group games and homework time are offered by caring, adult staff members. Program sites are open early release days, but closed on national holidays or when the school campus is closed.

For more information, contact April Nelson at anelson@glendaleaz.com or call 623-930-2724. To register, please call the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 623-930-2820.

Program Begins August 4, 2016

Program Sites
Pendergast School District:
  Desert Mirage Elementary School, 8605 W. Maryland Ave.

Pre-registration is required, including a non-refundable registration fee for the school year. Registration must be completed at least 2 business days prior to program site attendance. Registration booklets with more detailed information are available at each site or at the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 5970 W. Brown St.

Program Rates  
“PM only” Release–6 p.m.
  Daily $9  
  Weekly (up to 5 days/week) $45  

Intercession
Open at dismissal time for early release and parent-teacher conference days

  7 a.m.–6 p.m. $25  
Additional Fees
  Registration $30 ($37 non-resident)  
  Late Payment (past Fri. after noon) $10/week per child  
  Late Pick Up (past close) 6-6:05 p.m....$10   
6:05 p.m.and later…$25
 
  Early Release Day $5  

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2016 Summer Programs

Drop-In Recreation Program
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, May 31- July 29*, at Desert Mirage Elementary School, 8605 W. Maryland Ave., in the cafeteria
School contact number: 623-694-8852
Make new friends and a lifetime of memories attending the summer G.R.A.S.P. program! This is a fun, supervised drop-in program for children who are in Kindergarten through 8th grade, featuring recreational activities, arts and crafts, games, theme days, tournaments, guest presentations, field trips and more! Parents, please be advised that participants at a drop-in site are able to come and go at their own will. Participants should bring a daily sack lunch. Pre-registration is required. The weekly rate is $50 (non-resident $60). For more information, contact April Nelson at anelson@glendaleaz.com or call 623-930-2820. Registration Code #642516

*Closed Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day) & Monday, July 4 (Independence Day)

Licensed Childcare Program
7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Friday, May 31- July 29*, at Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School, 10401 N. 63rd Ave., Classroom #5A
School Contact number: 623-695-6390
This licensed childcare program gives children the opportunity to participate in a variety of fun activities, such as arts and crafts, group games, sports, and field trips. This program is licensed and regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services and accepts DES-qualifying families. Our programs provide enrichment opportunities to explore new and fun experiences in a supervised environment. Morning and afternoon snacks provided. Send a daily sack lunch. Pre-registration is required, with a registration fee of $30 resident/$40 non-resident.  Rates are weekly ($100 resident/$125 non-resident), daily ($25 resident/$30 non-resident), or half day for those enrolled in summer school ($15 resident/$18 non-resident). For more information, contact April Nelson at anelson@glendaleaz.com or call 623-930-2820. Registration Code #612516 | ½ Day Registration Code #612524

*Closed Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day) & Monday, July 4 (Independence Day)

Sizzling Summer Field Trip Package
Join us for 5 fun-filled supervised trips including making pizza (June 7 - Peter Piper Pizza); jumping on trampolines (June 14 - Jumpstreet); going for a splash (June 21 - Rose Lane Aquatics Center); roller skating (June 28 - Great Skate); and a day at the water park (July 12 - Wet 'n' Wild)! The cost for all 5 trips is $110 for Glendale residents ($130 for non-residents). Participants must be registered in one of our summer programs at Desert Mirage or Sahuaro Ranch. For more information, contact April Nelson at anelson@glendaleaz.com or call 623-930-2820. Registration Code #692507-16

2016 Winter Break Program

Details will be posted in late 2016.

2017 Spring Break Program

Details will be posted in 2017.

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