Media Releases


9/9/22 Fall Break Camps ages 5-11 and 12-14
9/9/22 Tucson Announced as Winner of $25k 2022 Bark for Your Park™ Grant from PetSafe® Thanks to Community Voting
9/5/22 Reid Park Reimagined: Take Survey Two Now!
8/25/22 Proposal to Rename Alamo Wash Greenway to Jonathan Rothschild Alamo Wash Greenway
8/24/22 Save the date: Reid Park Reimagined Open House - Sept. 10
8/15/22 Ready, Set, Rec! Fall Kickoff Event: Saturday, Aug. 27
8/5/22 Holiday Arts and Craft Fair in Reid Park: Call for Vendors
8/1/22 Tucson Selected For a Chance to Win a 2022 PetSafe® Bark for Your Park™ Grant 
7/28/22 Fall Class Registration Begins July 30
07/05/22 KIDCO Afterschool Registration Begins Soon
07/01/22 This July, “We Rise Up for Parks and Recreation” at Tucson Parks and Recreation
06/23/22 Tucson Parks and Recreation to Open Two Additional Pools Next Week
06/07/22 Tucson Parks and Recreation Increases Lifeguard Pay – Seeks More Guards to Open Summer Pools
06/02/22 Tucson Parks and Recreation to Host Summer Poolooza at City Pools
06/02/22 Swim Lesson Registration Opens June 7
05/31/22 Today is the last day to take the Gene C. Reid Park Master Planning Survey
05/25/22 One Week Remaining to Take the Gene C. Reid Park Master Planning Survey
05/19/22 Tucson Parks and Recreation Releases Summer Pool Schedule
05/16/22 City of Tucson Celebrates the Grand Opening of a New Splash Pad at Purple Heart Park
05/06/22 REID PARK REIMAGINED-A Gene C. Reid Park Master Planning Process
04/21/22 KIDCO Summer Camps and Class Registration Begins May 7
04/15/22 Tucson Parks and Recreation Centers to Return to Pre-Pandemic Operating Hours and Programming
04/14/22 City of Tucson Receives Arizona State Parks Heritage Fund Grant for Historic Fort Lowell Rehabilitation Project
04/11/22 Restricted Access to "A" Mountain This Weekend
04/01/22 Ciy of Tucson Celebrates the Grand Opening of a New Playground at Conner Park
03/30/22 City Extended-Season Pools and Splash Pads to Open April 1
03/29/22 Eggstravaganza at Mansfield Park and Virtual Egg Hunt
03/22/22 City of Tucson Celebrates the Grand Opening of a New Splash Pad at Udall Park
03/21/22 City of Tucson Kicks Off the Spring Ready, Set, Rec! Mobile Recreation Program
03/11/22 Tucson Parks and Recreation Seeks Lifeguards and Recreation Workers for Summer
02/23/22 Ready, Set, Rec! Celebrates One Year
02/15/22 Parks and Recreation to Host Feeding Permit Town Hall
02/14/22 Buffalo Soldiers Memorial Plaza Flag Raising Ceremony
11/29/21 Register for spring classes
11/15/21 Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair
11/12/21 Senior Olympic Festival Registration
10/18/21 Rollin' Haunt - Oct. 30
09/02/21 Sentinel Peak Park to Close for Repair to the Structure of the 'A'
08/31/21 City of Tucson Celebrates New Dog Park at Anza Park
08/18/21 Ready, Set, Rec! Fall Kickoff Event
06/04/21 Recreation Centers Reopen for Weight Room and Walking Track Use
06/01/21 Summer Road Races and Track & Field Events
05/28/21 Summer Pools Open June 3 for Recreational Swim and Swim Lessons in July.
05/27/21 Tucson Ranks 74th on the Trust for Public Land's ParkScore® Index, Climbing 10 Spots from Last Year
05/19/21 Parks and Recreation Resumes Indoor Leisure Classes this Summer
05/11/21 Parks and Recreation to Resume Approving Special Event Applications
05/08/21 Summer Programs to Resume
04/29/21 All Ramadas Open and Amusement Equipment Permits Available
04/27/21 Manager's Recommendations on Reid Park Zoo Expansion Forwarded to Mayor and Council
04/19/21 Buffalo Soldiers Memorial Plaza Celebration
04/13/21 Last Day to take the Survey
04/06/21 Extended season pools and splash pads to open April 19
04/01/21 Survey Open: Gene C. Reid Park and Reid Park Zoo Community Conversation
03/26/21 Parks and Recreation to open centers for senior activities
03/26/21 Reid Park and Reid Park Zoo Community Conversation - March 27, 2021
03/15/21 EGGstravaganza Egg Hunt and Drive-thru Event
03/11/21 New Pickleball Courts to Open at Morris K. Udall Park
02/11/21 Ready, Set, Rec! Launch
11/25/20 Tucson Parks and Recreation Makes Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19 Spike
11/24/20 Tucson Parks and Recreation Earns National Accreditation
11/23/20 City Hires Director of Parks and Recreation
10/27/20 Parks and Recreation Opens Pools for Adult Lap Swim
10/20/20 Rollin' Haunt Oct. 24
10/19/20 Buffalo Soldier Memorial Groundbreaking
09/10/20 Intermountain Sensory Park Groundbreaking