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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!




Scottsdale Aquatics gears up for a busy summer with fully-staffed pools and free swim lessons in August
Addressing the department’s strategic priority to promote water safety, Scottsdale Parks and Recreation offered hiring incentives for lifeguard/instructor positions to remain competitive throughout the Valley. The department received 70 applications - hiring 50 new employees.
Share your thoughts on future plans for Indian School Park
Scottsdale’s Parks & Recreation department is in the process of creating a master plan for Indian School Park based on four new concepts, with public input being key to shaping amenities that cater to changing community needs and future priorities.
Celebrate the history of the Indian Bend Wash with free community events throughout May
Help us celebrate the history and beautiful landscapes of the Indian Bend Wash with free community events and activities throughout May.
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