In response to Governor Ducey’s Executive Order on 6/29/2020 the Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department will make the following adjustments to our Recreation Reopening plan:

  • The Red Mountain Center will be closed beginning June 30, 2020 through at least July 27, 2020.  Memberships will be suspended during this closure. Aster Aging Senior services will not be available onsite.
  • Public pools will reduce public swim capacities and enforce increased social distancing measures to follow the Executive Order. Swimming lessons and fitness lap swim will continue as scheduled.
  • Summer Camp programs will continue to operate as they meet capacity and social distancing requirements.
  • The Mesa Tennis Center will limit its capacity to no more than 50 people.
  • Sports field rentals will continue to operate facilitating team practices only and will require compliance of social distancing requirements.

The City of Mesa will continue to evaluate and respond to Executive Orders to ensure the health and safety of our community. We appreciate your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. Please visit for the most up to date information on all programs and facilities.


Face Coverings in Mesa required beginning Monday, June 22 at 8 am - Proclamation & Frequently Asked Questions


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The City of Mesa Park Rangers oversee 202 parks and basins, City of Mesa Cemetery and several sports complexes and fields.  Park Rangers are responsible for a number of tasks within the city limits, including assisting park patrons, patrolling park facilities to deter unwelcome or unauthorized park activities, and act as a liaison between parks, police and fire departments.  Park Rangers also respond to citizen’s concerns, and educate the community in proper park use, natural resources, wildlife and fishing.

The Park Rangers also monitor, warn and enforce the park rules to ensure the safety and security of park patrons, as well as the proper usage of all parks resources.  Park Rangers have authority to give verbal warnings, issue written warnings, issue criminal/parking citations, and/or eject persons from the park for park rule violations.

Park Rules and Regulations

The Park Ranger team maintains affiliations with several organizations, such as the Park Law Enforcement Association (PLEA), to support the Rangers in their efforts in maintaining high standards of professionalism and care for the community.