• 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, 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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Red Mountain Center special interest programs offer many fun, educational activities and workshops to meet the leisure needs of all ages. Come join our activities and learn something new, improve a skill, or meet new people and have fun.

Check out these great March classes from Mesa Parks and Recreation!

33203: Classical Dance, 5:00-5:50pm

33205: Classical Dance, 6:00-6:50pm

Mar 16-May 4, M

Ages 10-13

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Kids will learn dance terminology and how to technically execute movements in Ballet and Jazz. This class is a great balance of discipline and fun, which will help build classical dance foundations.

33416: Tap Workshop, 10:00-11:00 am

Mar 21-May 9, Sa

Ages 6-12           


In this 8-week class, dancers will learn tap steps, terminology and how to put the steps into a choreographed dance.

33917: Make It! Build It!, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Mar 21 – 28, Sa

Ages 8-13


This class is a combination of making simple toys that work, building with common materials & creating items that can be launched. Students will solve beginning engineering challenges and develop devices that will shoot, soar, or fly, such as marshmallow shooters, airplane slingshots, rockets and catapults to launch items, and/or hit targets.

33934: Writing Dialogue, Tone & Mood, 6:00-8:00 pm

Mar 23 – 30, M 

Ages 13 & up


Practice writing dialogue, and adding tone, and mood to your script. Mainstream Fiction, Young Adult, Essays, Children's, Memoirs, and Family History. Beginners and advanced writers are welcome to attend. Personalized Instructional Materials are provided.

33209: CPR/AED/First Aid Combo, 5:30-8:30 pm

Mar 24, Tu         

Ages 11 & up


This course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. Successful students will receive a certificate for Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED and First Aid valid for two years. Students should bring a non-perishable lunch or snacks.

36912: Buddy the Book Workshop, 4:00-5:15 pm

Mar 26-Apr 16, Th

Ages 6-12


The class begins by introducing Buddy the Book® through a read-aloud of the children's book, The Book That Wanted to be Read. After this, each student will imagine themselves or another individual as a book like Buddy. Through the perspective of this "Book Character" (narrator), they will create an illustrated text in a custom Story Booklet. The booklets, which the students get to keep, are printed in the shape of a Book Character and have legs and movable arms! The students will finish the class by designing these Booklet to resemble the Book Characters that they developed.

33180: Adult Dance Combo, 7:00-8:30 pm

Mar 26-Apr 16, Th

Ages 16 & up


Continue your dance journey in all styles (Ballroom, Country, Latin, Social and Swing). Dancers of all levels welcome.

33192: Babysitting & Child Safety, 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Mar 28, Sa

Ages 10-17


CABS (Child & Babysitting) class. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to confidently care for infants and school age children. Participants will learn how to respond to emergencies and illness with first aid and other appropriate care along with all of the babysitting basics. Students will receive a Babysitters Certification Card good for 2 years. Students will receive class supplies: Gloves, Workbook, hands on mannequin practice, interactive learning and more! Students should bring a non-perishable snack to training.

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