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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.
Pac-12 Baseball Tournament returns to Scottsdale May 23
Scottsdale’s Bell94 Sports Complex a Finalist for Environmental Excellence Award
The Sports Facility was built in 2022 and funded through the voter approved 2019 Bond Election.
Scottsdale hosts ‘Living With Urban Wildlife’ presentations
The Scottsdale Public Library will host Darren Julian, Urban Wildlife Specialist, and Officer Debra Groves, Wildlife Manager at two presentations where they will share what attracts wildlife, how to live with wildlife in our neighborhoods and how to reduce human-wildlife conflicts.
Leash Up, it's the Law
Scottsdale Parks teams up with Scottsdale Police to support a state-wide education initiative.
Scottsdale to Dedicate Bell94 Sports Complex and DC Ranch Neighborhood Park
The two projects were approved through the voter-approved 2019 Bond.
Scottsdale Community Services Labor Day 2022 Hours
Most city offices and buildings will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Read how the holiday impacts Scottsdale's Community Services.
Have fun every day at work – become a recreation leader!
Scottsdale’s nationally accredited and award-winning Parks and Recreation department is currently seeking recreation leaders to run programs and operations at some of the best locations in the Valley.
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.
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!
With 3 billion gallons saved, Scottsdale parks maintain focus on water conservation
This success is attributed to turf conversion, upgraded technologies and systems.