Parks and Recreation
October 23, 2020
Jay Lively Activity Center (JLAC) began their tiered opening with limited access on Monday, October 12, 2020. Admission is open to reservations for local skating groups (Hockey and Figure Skating.) Groups will be limited to only 20 participants at a time. No spectators. Adult Only Skate Sessions will begin on Tuesday, October 27. To make a reservation please call 928-213-2340 during business hours to reserve a spot.
The remaining recreation facilities will remain closed at this time. Please check back for further updates and be sure to follow The City of Flagstaff Parks and Recreation on Facebook and Instagram for more information.
September 21, 2020
All park amenities are now open including ramadas, picnic tables, and restrooms. BBQ grills remain closed due to fire restrictions
Note: ramadas are not available for reservations - they are open on a first come first serve basis. No groups larger than 50 are allowed to gather and the public should still practice physical distancing, masking, and good hygiene.
Park restrooms are cleaned at least once per day.
August 31, 2020
The City of Flagstaff has entered into Phase 3 of the city's Re-Entry Plan (PDF)
Recreation Staff are currently planning for a safe and effective reopening of all Recreation facilities and programs under Tier 1 of the site-specific plans of the Re-Entry Plan.
Please stay tuned for re-opening dates for the Recreation facilities including Jay Lively Activity Center, the Aquaplex and Hal Jensen Recreation Center.
May 22, 2020
All park amenities are open for public use with responsible social and physical distancing except for ramadas, picnic tables, and barbeque grills which will continue to be closed until further notice.
All recreation centers; The Flagstaff Aquaplex, Jay Lively Activity Center, Joe C. Montoya Community and Senior Center, Hal Jensen Recreation Center, and Siler Homes Activity Center remain closed at this time.
Please check our Facebook page or the City's website for updates.
We appreciate your understanding and look forward to everyone's return.
-Parks and Recreation
Welcome! The City of Flagstaff's Recreation Department is your community connection for swimming lessons, leisure classes, programs, entertainment, and special events. You can always count on us to do our very best to serve the recreation and leisure needs of the community. We take pride in knowing we offer everything you like to do. It's all here for you! We welcome the opportunity to serve you.
You'll find just what you need at more than 24 developed parks, one pool, 17 tennis courts, 19 basketball courts, two disc golf courses, 17 ball fields,50 miles of the Flagstaff Urban Trail System, two skate parks, a BMX park, four recreation centers, and an ice rink, providing year-round programs and activities.
We've recently expanded our Scholarship program! The program can now be used for ALL Admission and membership passes, including one-month, three-month, and six-month memberships. It can also be applied toward any individual registration for athletic programs we offer, such as Co-ed Hockey, and staff managed programs at Jay Lively, e.g. Sticks and Pucks, Open Hockey, etc..
Recreation Services offers Scholarships, depending on availability of funding. Scholarships are for individual use and can be requested for City of Flagstaff programs and activities. Applicant's household must meet income guidelines and provide City of Flagstaff residency to qualify for a scholarship. Interested applicants should complete a Recreation Scholarship Application (PDF) and submit it for consideration at least five days before the beginning of the activity. Scholarships aren't applied to the cost of training books and materials, participants pay full price for those items. Scholarships don't apply to Contracted Instructor classes. Recreation scholarship applications are available at any of our recreation centers.
The Recreation Scholarship Guidelines (PDF) will help you determine if you are eligible for the scholarship.
Recreation Mission Statement
Enhancing our community through people, parks, and programs.
Recreation for Everyone
Recreation Services is dedicated to providing people with and without physical and mental challenges the opportunity to participate in recreation and leisure programs. If you need special accommodations to participate in any program, please notify us at the time of registration.