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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

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

Licensed Glendale Recreation After School Program (GRASP)
Video of our GRASP Program!  Watch Now

GRASP is a licensed program, regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services which accepts DES qualifying families. This licensed site provides a variety of activities for children ages 5-13. Programming includes educational activities, snacks, group games, homework time and enrichment opportunities. The site is supervised at all times by caring, adult staff members.

The Desert Mirage site is open on early release days but closed on national holidays. Check with site staff regarding intersession availability.

For more information, contact Sherilyn Dean-Mason at or call 623-930-3759. To register, please call the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 623-930-2820.

Program Begins August 4, 2016

Program Site
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  

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 Winter Break Program

GRASP Winter Break @ Desert Mirage Elementary
Looking for some activity for your child(ren) during winter break? Desert Mirage Elementary is the site for Glendale's winter break program, a licensed, DES-qualified program that will run Jan. 2-6, 2017. Click here to download the flyer.

2017 Spring Break Program

Details will be posted in 2017.

2017 Summer Programs

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For youth classes and more, click here!

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