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Million dollar donation will help the Railroad Park provide cooler options
The money will be used to build a new indoor play facility, part of a new project to expand indoor options for families to enjoy the park year-round.
Pac-12 Baseball Tournament starts May 25 at Scottsdale Stadium
The inaugural tournament will end May 29, with the winning Pac-12 Baseball team crowned.
Tickets on sale for inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament
Games will be played May 25 - 29, at Scottsdale Stadium
Share your thoughts with Scottsdale Parks and Recreation
Take a survey or attend a community meeting to help shape our strategic plan.
Scottsdale captures top environmental awards for McDowell Sonoran Preserve trailheads
Arizona Forward honored McDowell Sonoran Preserve’s Fraesfield and Granite Mountain trailheads with Crescordia awards in two categories.
Play Ball! Spring Training begins March 18 in Scottsdale!
The San Francisco Giants swing into their spring 2022 season on Friday, March 18 at Scottsdale Stadium.
Scottsdale Aquatics pilots ‘Special Duty Pay' for Lifeguards this Summer
Scottsdale is looking to fill 74 lifeguard and swim instructor positions this summer and is piloting an incentive program that will boost minimum base pay to $14.50 per hour, plus reimburse training and certification costs.
Scottsdale Spring Program Registration begins Feb. 28
Activities available for every age and interest!
Scottsdale Spring Break Camps begin March 14
Enroll your 1st - 6th grader today!
Horizon Park Receives Upgraded Pickleball Courts
The project added two additional pickleball courts, bringing the total to 10.
Indian School Park and Tennis Center Recipient of Two Prestigious Awards
The Tennis Center recently completed a series of facility improvements.
Scottsdale Parks & Recreation Winter Registration begins November 29
Don't miss out on upcoming class, programs and activities for the whole family!
With 3 billion gallons saved, Scottsdale parks maintain focus on water conservation
This success is attributed to turf conversion, upgraded technologies and systems.
Mark your calendars, Giant’s 2022 Spring Training schedule is here.
Mark your calendars, Giant’s 2022 Spring Training schedule is here.
Summer Fun for Everyone! Scottsdale Parks and Recreation Registration begins April 26
Programs for everyone, every age and every interest!
Introducing the Pony Express @ Appaloosa
Registered Scottsdale Public Library cardholders will soon have access to the Appaloosa Library building for limited, self-directed services.
Scottsdale spring training safety plan limits attendance
The city of Scottsdale has approved the COVID-19 safety plan for San Francisco Giants spring training baseball at Scottsdale Stadium. The plan limits ticket sales to less than 10 percent of stadium capacity and includes a host of other COVID-19 safety precautions.
Winter Registration begins Monday, Nov. 30
Winter programs take place from January - March, 2021.
October 2020 Scottsdale Parks and Recreation Event Update
The city's annual Fall Festival, Railfair and Halloween 'Spook-Track-Ula' events have been cancelled.
Scottsdale offering 'After-School' camp beginning Aug. 10
Programs are offered for students in grades 1 - 8 at various locations from 2 to 6 p.m.
Scottsdale playgrounds will open May 18 and work to reopen basketball and volleyball courts will begin
Scottsdale playgrounds and spray pads at city parks will reopen to the public for normal operating hours beginning Monday, May 18. Basketball and volleyball courts will reopen when ready during the course of the week.
Indian Bend Wash Path restricted for repairs
Indian Bend Wash Path will be restricted weekdays April 15 to May 1 for concrete repair.
Basketball, volleyball, tennis, and pickleball courts are closed
Per Executive Order of the Governor, all playgrounds, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and pickleball courts at Scottsdale parks will be closed as of 5 p.m. Saturday, April 4.
BYORB at McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve celebrates Sustainability Day with their Bring Your Own Reusable Bottle event!
Scottsdale Parks Playgrounds Undergoing Renovations
Five Scottsdale parks are being updated with brand new playgrounds.
VIDEO: Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve turns 25
On Oct. 3, 1994, the Scottsdale City Council took a historic step when it passed Resolution No. 4103, formally establishing the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This is a video tribute to the Preserve Pioneers who helped lead the community in this historic achievement.
Mountain View Park is getting a new playground
The community center, outdoor restrooms and fields will remain open during construction.
Attend trailheads dedication as part of McDowell Sonoran Preserve's 25th anniversary
Join the community at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, to officially open Fraesfield and Granite Mountain trailheads.
Scottsdale's Monsoon Water Savings Program a Success
The new irrigation program saved millions of gallons of water in 2018.