Parks and Recreation

UPDATE 9/17/20
The city of Glendale is preparing to welcome residents back to recreation facilities and sports fields closed earlier this year to fight the spread of COVID-19. Beginning Thursday, October 1, the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center will begin a phased reopening. At the same time, reservations will resume for Glendale sports fields while additional library services will be added. The city is closely monitoring COVID-19 statistics and is strictly following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Arizona Department of Health Services guidelines.

For specific details on available programs, dates/times and restrictions, please click the tabs below.

Department Mission Statement

A partnership of employees and community working together to create a better quality of life for Glendale through the provision of excellent parks, recreational programming, special events, tourism, and neighborhood and community facilities.

Limited Reopening of City Services

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James Burke - Director, Public Facilities, Recreation & Special Events
5970 W. Brown St. (Glendale Adult Center)
Glendale AZ 85302


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