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.
Parks and Facilities
Parks & Facilities Map Locate a specific park, find the Glendale Adult Center
or look for a park in your area.
Closure Notices For further information about any of these parks/facilities closures, please call the Parks office at 623-930-2691 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware, these dates are estimated, and may be subject to change.
NOTICE: The pool complex deck improvement project will begin Monday, April 15, meaning that the aquatics area at Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center will be closed for construction. This project is expected to take roughly six weeks, and once complete will provide a brand new, durable rubberized surface around the pool to enhance the experience for patrons for years to come. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please call 623-930-4600 if you have any questions related to your membership or access during this period of construction. All other facility programs and amenities will be available during normal operating hours.
NOTICE: Glen Lakes Golf Course will close permanently on Monday, March 25.
NOTICE: Please be aware that Parks staff has increased the watering for aeration and fertilization at all parks, currently underway through approximately May. If you have any questions about this, contact the Parks Maintenance Office at 623-930-2691.
Sports Organizations in Neighborhood Parks
Many of Glendale's 55 neighborhood parks have become destination points for youth and adult sports organizations. These parks are generally not designed for such use. Read more...
The city has 1 year-round aquatic facility at the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center, the Rose Lane Aquatics Center available during the summer and a summer splash pad. Group and private swim lessons, recreational swimming, family days, pool rentals and water exercise classes available.
Skate and BMX Facilities Sk8 Court, at 57th Avenue and Union Hills Drive. (skateboarding, inline) X-Court, at 83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road. (skateboarding, inline, BMX)
The city has 13 fields available for reservation for a variety of sports activities.