• 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.

  • 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.


Serving the Community

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 The Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department is committed to providing sustainable facilities and opportunities to enhance the quality of life and well being of our community.

Our Mission:

We contribute to a healthy and vibrant community by providing exceptional experiences and services to those who live, work and play in Mesa. 

We Are Committed To:

  • Being responsible stewards of parklands, facilities and finances, and transparent in how we manage these resources. 
  • Providing safe spaces and places for people to enjoy and recreate.
  • Working together to focus on services that meet the ever-changing needs of our Community.

Gold Medal Vision

  • Provide urban forests, natural areas, and waters that endure and captivate.
  • Deliver recreation that inspires personal growth, healthy lifestyles, and a sense of community.
  • Create dynamic parks that shape city character and meet diverse community needs.
  • Maintain safe place to play, celebrate, contemplate and recreate.

Health and Wellness

Among the core values of the department, living healthy and staying active are key components of the many diverse programs offered by the PRCF Department. View the Activity Guide.


Mesa's PRCF Department is involved with many projects and partnerships in an ongoing effort to promote conservation and involvement with the environment.

Social Equity

Fee Assistance
For those families looking for a little bit of help getting involved, fee assistance is provided with many of the programs offered by the PRCF Department.


Adaptive and Inclusion Programs
The PRCF Department takes great pride in the variety of adaptive leisure programs and inclusion opportunities designed for individuals with disabilities.

All Mesa parks are ADA accessible. Take a look at some exciting inclusive updates coming to Dobson Ranch Park!


Senior Programs
The City of Mesa and the East Valley Adult Resources have a long-running relationship, offering programs for seniors at two locations, one in East Mesa at the city-owned and operated Red Mountain Multigenerational Center, the second at the Mesa Active Adult Center in Downtown Mesa.

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The Foundation for Mesa Parks and Recreation sponsors new programs and funds facility improvements; disseminates information on existing city cultural and recreational opportunities; and provides a tax-advantage and opportunity for businesses, organizations, and individuals to contribute to the quality of life in Mesa.
 Speakers Bureau


Speakers Bureau for the Community

The Speakers Bureau’s goal is to educate community groups and organizations about our many programs, events, services and facilities. Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities has a team of staff available to speak at a variety of engagements including functions as schools, PTOs, associations, retirement communities, community special events, etc. If you are interested in having a member of our team at your next activity, please contact the main office at 480-644-PLAY (7529).