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  • 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 https://www.mesaaz.gov/city-hall/coronavirus  and our City of Mesa social media channels.

     

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Free Family Fishing Fun at Red Mountain Lake

Post Date:01/22/2020 1:46 PM
  • Lead Free Family Fishing Fun is taking place Saturday, Feb. 1 at Red Mountain Lake, 7745 E. Brown Road, from 8am to noon. Details at www.mesanow.org

Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities; the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD); District 5 Councilmember David Luna and HECHO (Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting, and the Outdoors) present Family Fishing Fun Saturday, Feb. 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Red Mountain Lake, 7745 E. Brown Road.

AZGFD will provide loaner rods and bait for the FREE event, or you may bring your own. Staff and volunteers from AZGFD will provide instruction. Fishing licenses are not required during the event for those who register at the Game and Fish booth. The free fishing at the Mallard Ramada is open to all ages.

 

Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities
Contact: Kevin Christopher
Tel. 480-644-4699
kevin.christopher@mesaaz.gov