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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.

     

Parks FAQ

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  1. How do I reserve a ramada or open space at a park, how much does it cost, and which parks have reservable ramadas?
  2. May I have alcohol at the public park?
  3. It looks like they are developing a park in my area.  How do I find out the status of the park and what it will contain?
  4. Where does Mesa Parks and Recreation Department hold their programs?
  5. Can I fish in the lake at the park near my house?
  6. Where can I find information about dogs in City of Mesa parks?
  7. Where are there Senior Centers in Mesa?

How do I reserve a ramada or open space at a park, how much does it cost, and which parks have reservable ramadas?  
Please follow this link to complete information on park ramada reservations.

May I have alcohol at City of Mesa parks? 
Possessing or consuming spirituous liquor, beer or wine is not allowed at Park locations in Mesa except with the purchase of a permit. Alcohol Permits are purchased in conjunction with a facility rental, and must be purchased through the Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Administrative Office, 708 W Baseline Rd, Building #4, Mesa, AZ 85210. Permits are sold Monday – Thursday only from 7:00am to 5:30pm. The person reserving the facility and purchasing the permit must be 21 years old, show proper identification, and be present during the entire rental period.

It looks like they are developing a park in my area.  How do I find out the status of the park and what it will contain?
We have a section on our web page called Planning and Development Projects. on this page you can learn what's going on at the project near you.

Where does Mesa Parks and Recreation Department hold their programs?
The Parks and Recreation Department operates more than 205 parks & basins, 9 pools, a golf course, 5 recreation centers, and 7 sports complexes/recreation centers.   The Parks and Facilities listing includes all of these facilities with links to each, which include the amenities available at each facility.

Additionally, Mesa Parks and Recreation Department partners with Mesa Public Schools to offer after school and summer programming at Mesa Public Schools.  

Can I fish in the lake at the park near my house?
Mesa Parks and Recreation has three urban fishing lakes at Greenfield Park, Riverview Park and at Red Mountain Park.  All of these are stocked lakes.  For more information please visit the urban fishing program page.

Where can I find information about dogs in City of Mesa parks?
Any information you need regarding dogs in City parks can be found on our Dog Parks page.

Where are there Senior Centers in Mesa?
East Valley Adult Resources operates two centers in Mesa. You can connect with them and view their services here: East Valley Adult Resources for Senior Centers

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