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Scottsdale Parks and Recreation is proud to be a nationally accredited agency that offers programs, special events, open park space, aquatic centers, off leash areas, playgrounds, and other recreational amenities/facilities for the community to enjoy.




Scottsdale's Bunnanza hops into spring
This family-friendly festival takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 8, at the newly renovated Scottsdale Civic Center.
Beyond accessibility: Thompson Peak Park is home to Scottsdale’s second inclusive playground
This week, Thompson Peak Park joined Chaparral Park to offer inclusive playgrounds tailored to children with physical, cognitive and sensory disabilities.
Scottsdale Offers Increased Pay, Referral Bonus and other Incentives for Lifeguards this Summer
The City is looking to hire 40 lifeguards to staff its four pools this summer.
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