Keyword: recreation

Glendale planning Halloween event at Foothills …

All residents, ghosts, ghouls and goblins are invited to a Glendale Halloween celebration.

Surprise to host 2 pickleball tournaments

The 2nd Annual Surprise Cup pickleball tournament is back in the city, one of two upcoming events in Surprise.

Surprise breaks ground on new pool, fire station

Patrick Duffy knows firsthand how tough it is for a club swimmer in Surprise these days.

Saguaros give Dreamy Draw Recreation Area new look

More than two dozen mature saguaros found a new home at the newly reopened Dreamy Draw Recreation Area, providing “real immediate visual impact” as one landscaper said, especially along …

Residents unhappy with club tracking in Sun City West

Sun City West residents are speaking out on plans developed by the Recreation Centers of Sun City West Space Utilization Working Group in terms of recommendations for which of the more than 100 chartered clubs get what space.

Family resource fair, hiring event coming to Glendale

The Maricopa County Human Services Department will host a Family Resource Fair and Hiring Event.

Phoenix expands heat safety trail closure program

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board voted Thursday evening to expand the city’s heat safety trail program that closes popular trails during the hottest days of the year.

Avondale mayor earns ‘Public Official of the Year’ …

Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise was named this year’s Public Official of the Year by the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association at its annual conference.

New hours at two locations in Sun City West

The R.H. Johnson Social Hall, 19803 R.H. Johnson Blvd., and the Palm Ridge Activities building, 13800 W. Deer Valley Road, will have new hours starting Friday, Sept. 1.

Sun City West golfers witness bee attack

A day out on the golf course in Sun City West was anything but typical in a recent outing for several Sun City West golfers.

Expect certain Peoria city fees to go up in the next …

For those who participate in certain city-run offerings or plan to rent city spaces, expect fees to go up in the next year.

Peoria City Council to consider increases to fees

The Peoria City Council will consider increases to fees related to the Parks and Recreation, Neighborhood & Human Services, and Arts, Culture & Library Services departments.

Glendale residents, developers square off over hotel …

Residents of one north Glendale neighborhood continue to protest strongly against an upcoming extended-stay hotel that for some will include sight lines from rooms into private backyards.

A cool look at R.H. Johnson pool

The pool at R.H. Johnson Recreation Center, 19803 R.H. Johnson Blvd., has a cool new look.

Glendale Arrowhead Little League fall registration …

Registration is open online for Arrowhead Little League’s upcoming fall season in Glendale.

Governing board approves agreement to determine Echo …

Recreation Centers of Sun City West officials have a company ready to go to provide them with information on what will be needed for work at Echo Mesa Golf Course.

Gilbert fall programs registration open

Gilbert has opened its registration for its fall classes, camps and sports leagues.

Glendale to host free dementia awareness day for …

Now in its second year as a Dementia Friendly Community, the city of Glendale will be hosting an upcoming event to raise awareness about dementia and share ways to keep your brain healthy.

Queen Creek opens time capsule from 1998

In July 1998, the town of Queen Creek celebrated the opening of the Queen Creek Youth Center with  local youngsters helping to bury a time capsule set to be opened far into the future – …

Tutorial offers information on ticket sales

Residents can learn about purchasing Recreation Centers of Sun City West events online through a video tutorial.

Beat the heat at Rio Vista in Peoria

Beat the heat and stay active this summer at Rio Vista Recreation Center, located at 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd.

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month in Peoria

This month, the city of Peoria is celebrating parks, trails, and open spaces with the National Recreation and Park Association’s theme: “Where Community Grows.”

Playground at Chandler park closed due to fire damage

The playground part of Paseo Vista Recreation Area is closed until further notice, according a Wednesday news release from the City of Chandler. The city said the playground "appears" to have …

Peoria council eyes medical marijuana for delivery

For years delivery of medical marijuana in Peoria has been prohibited, and the city has missed out on sales tax revenue because of it.