• All recreation programming and events are suspended.  In addition, we have closed recreation facilities for programming including Red Mountain Center, Eagles Community Center, Jefferson Recreation Center, Webster Recreation Center, Mesa Tennis Center, Kino Aquatic Center and Skyline Aquatic Center. Private rentals of City parks and facilities will be managed on a case by case basis with event organizers.

  • City playgrounds, volleyball, tennis, basketball courts, pickleball courts, and splash pads are closed.

  • Riverview, Red Mountain and Greenfield lakes remain open for fishing, however, Arizona Game and Fish has suspended their stocking program until further notice.

  • All open spaces, passive play spaces, dog parks, trails, and walking paths will remain open for public use from sunrise to 10 PM.  Physical distancing guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) still apply in these areas.

    • The following park restrooms will remain open and will receive cleaning and supply service as resources allow. All other park restrooms remain closed until further notice.
      • Greenfield Park
      • Pioneer Park
      • Red Mountain Park
      • Riverview Park

  • While parks are cleaned and maintained on a regular basis, we encourage users to remember, the best way to reduce the risk of getting sick and to avoid COVID-19:
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Stay home when you are sick.
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

                Updates will continue to be provided at  and our City of Mesa social media channels.



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Grand opening for Signal Butte Park

Post Date:01/18/2020 10:38 AM
  • Lead A ribbon cutting ceremony has been held for Signal Butte Park, 11132 E. Elliot Road. The new park features a unique custom built playground, 4 ramadas and a one mile walking path loop

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning to officially open Signal Butte Park, 11132 E. Elliot Road. The new park features a unique custom made playground, four ramadas, and a one-mile lighted asphalt walking path loop along the east, south and west sides of the Signal Butte Water Treatment Plant. Siphon Draw Wash runs through the park and is almost always running with water, creating a riparian area people can enjoy. In addition, the basins in the park will handle regional storm water flow to ease flooding on the roadways.

“Mesa is known for being home to a number of outstanding parks and Signal Butte Park certainly boosts that reputation,” Mayor John Giles said. “We know how important outdoor gathering spaces are to our residents and I’d like to thank them for their overwhelming support of the bonds that helped fund this project.”

Because the project met the needs of three different City of Mesa departments, funding for Signal Butte Park was from the 2012 Parks Bond, 2014 Water Bond, Highway User Revenue Fund and the City Transportation Fund.

“The voters of Mesa clearly told City leaders that parks are an important part of our communities, and southeast Mesa and its growing population have been underserved on park space. Signal Butte Park is an important new piece of our community and I am very happy to the cut the ribbon on the first phase of this tremendous addition to the area. It will be a destination for kids of all ages to go and have fun,” Councilmember Kevin Thompson said.

The first phase of Signal Butte Park is approximately 30 acres. The second phase, which is expected to be completed in 2023, will include a bridge over the wash and a BMX track or trail for nonmotorized dirt bikes. Funding for the second phase will be from the 2018 Parks Bond approved by Mesa voters.

Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities
Contact: Kevin Christopher
Tel. 480-644-4699