Welcome to the Community Services Department! The City of Glendale Community Services Department was established on July 1, 2014, to provide residents and visitors to Glendale with coordinated and effective services through the City’s Parks and Recreation Division, the Human Services Division and the Glendale Public Library and Arts Division.
Our mission is to:
Connect people through the power of parks, recreation, library and arts, and preserving the health, safety and living environment of our neighborhoods.
Feel free to explore our website and visit the many programs and services available to Glendale residents and visitors. We look forward to providing you with excellent customer services and connecting you with our community. If you have questions or would like additional information,
contact our customer service staff at 623-930-2820. If you're interested in volunteering, please click here.
Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Division
This division offers opportunities to enhance the social, physical, mental and economic health of Glendale’s neighborhoods through a variety of diverse programs. The division maintains, protects and manages all public parks, open space areas, trails, aquatics and recreational facilities (including the Glendale Civic Center), and oversees all special interest classes and recreational programing throughout the community. In addition, it is responsible for the City’s neighborhood services and community volunteer program.
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Library and Arts Division
serves the needs of Glendale citizens by providing life-long learning opportunities, books, audio/visual materials and electronic resources that inform, educate and entertain residents at the City’s three public libraries: Foothills, Velma Teague and the Main Library. It also administers the city’s Public Art and Performing Arts Partnership Program. Visit us online: