The commission serves as a citizens advisory panel to the Mayor and Tucson City Council on issues such as recreational and park activities within the city, operations policy and procedures, user fees, park development, and park name changes.
Tucson Parks and Recreation is hosting a walking event on Friday, April 26, 6 a.m.-8 p.m., at the Morris K. Udall Recreation Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road, to celebrate National Walking Day. Membership passes or the center's daily use fees ($1.50 for adults/$1 for youth 17 years and under/$1 for seniors 62 years and older) apply.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, there will be raffle prize drawings every two hours. For more information call (520) 791-4931.
The Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is seeking a qualified applicant to join its planning and programming division.
This position manages the activities and personnel of the transportation division. The transportation administrator also directs, manages, supervises, and oversees the Complete Streets Program, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, projects within the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP), administers federally funded projects, and plans traditional roadway and transit projects.
The City of Tucson's Ignite Leadership series provides opportunities for personal and professional growth that benefit both the City employee and the organization. After the training, attendees regroup to discuss the role of communication in the workplace.
Learn more by watching the video below.
The University of Arizona’s Wildcat Hockey Media Program teaches student interns how to record and operate live game broadcasts.
The team covered the 2018-2019 championship winning game for the Cactus Cup, which is awarded to the winner of the UA-ASU hockey series.
All of Ward 2 except for some neighborhoods in the Ft. Lowell area are part of the Police Department’s Operations Division East. The command staff for ODE holds quarterly meetings with neighborhood leaders and interested citizens called the Division Advisory Committee.
The latest one of those meetings was this week, and we had some interesting news. Crime on the east side is down, and down considerably.
The Arizona Symphonic Winds have announced another season at Udall Park. All concerts are free and at Udall Park's László Veres Amphitheater. Bring a comfortable folding chair and a picnic dinner. All concerts start at 7 pm.
Celebrate Earth Day tomorrow, April 20, at Children's Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave. The free, family-friendly festival (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) will include activities for children, special events, and information booths promoting different organizations. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about recycling, composting, gardening, and the fun of getting out and enjoying nature.
A news conference and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 934 kW solar installation at Reid Park will be held Monday, April 22, at 10 a.m., near the Rose Garden. Join Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, Tucson Parks and Recreation, the City's Environmental & General Services Department, and SOLON Corporation to celebrate the large amount of solar being built this year at City facilities. Light refreshments will be provided.
Tucson is still in first place in its population category in the Wyland Foundation’s 2019 National Mayors' Challenge for Water Conservation. Continuing through April 30, residents in cities across the nation are pledging to save water and other natural resources in a friendly competition to win eco-friendly prizes.
This weekend, “A” Mountain will host the Good Friday Cross Procession (La Procession de Viernes Santo) and Easter Sunday Sunrise Services (La Misa al Amanecer) which will restrict user access to Sentinel Peak Park. In order to accommodate these events, Sentinel Peak Road will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 19. The road will reopen for pedestrians and bicyclists on Saturday, April 20, at 8 a.m. and at 9 a.m. for vehicles. The roadway will again close on Saturday, April 20, at 8 p.m. and will reopen to vehicles at noon on Sunday, April 21.