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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 (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 or call 623-930-2724. To register, please call the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 623-930-2820.

Program Begins August 10

Program Sites
Pendergast School District:
  Desert Mirage Elementary School, 8605 W. Maryland Ave.
Peoria School District:
  Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School, 10401 N. 63rd 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  

“AM only” 6:30 a.m.–School Start (Sahuaro Ranch)

  Daily $6  
  Weekly (up to 5 days/week) $30  
“PM only” Release–6 p.m. (all locations)
  Daily $9  
  Weekly (up to 5 days/week) $45  
“AM/PM” full program (Sahuaro Ranch)
  Daily $14  
  Weekly (up to 5 days/week) $56  

Intercession (available at select locations)
Open at dismissal time for early release and parent-teacher conference days

  7 a.m.–6 p.m. $25  
Additional Fees
  Registration (all programs) $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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Winter Break Program

7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 28 through Thursday, Dec. 31, at Sahuaro Ranch Elementary, 10401 N 63rd Avenue - Room 5A.
$25 per day. $10 registration fee is charged for new GRASP participants. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided. Please send your child with a lunch. Code# 613415

Spring Break Program

Details will be posted in 2016.

Summer Program

Details will be posted in 2016.

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