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We need your feedback to Shape Scottsdale parks, programs, and amenities over the next 10+ years! We're going through a system-wide master planning process that will guide future investments and priorities for our open spaces, facilities, and recreation programs. Visit ShapeScottsdaleParks.comlinks to external site to take our online questionnaire, leave comments on our interactive map, or learn more about the process!




Help shape the future of Scottsdale Parks and Recreation
The Scottsdale Parks and Recreation Department recently kicked off its citywide master planning process. The long-range master plan will serve as a blueprint for recreation planning, projects, priorities and structure for the next decade.
Scottsdale Parks and Recreation Master Plan invites public to ‘Shape Scottsdale Parks’
Residents can visit to participate.
Scottsdale offering free swim lessons in August
August is Drowning Impact Awareness Month (DIAM) in Arizona. DIAM began in August 2004 in collaboration with Phoenix Children's Hospital and is now the largest collaborative water safety effort in the state of Arizonalinks to external site. June, July, and August are peak times for child drownings in Arizona and back-to-school distractions in August make it a high risk month for child drowning.
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