Tucson Metro Chamber
Tucson Parks & Recreation Department
The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department wants to reach out to residents; engage them to foster relationships and create positive emotional bonds; involve them in determining the type of programs, events, services, and facilities they want and need; encourage and enable them to participate in programs, events, services, and facilities, and deliver the type of experiences and facilities that move residents from participants to advocates – people who voice their wants and needs for Parks & Recreation facilities, programs, and services.
Tucson Parks and Recreation currently manages over 128 parks and 4,000 acres of developed park land. These parks and open spaces create provide a refuge from the whirl-wind of urban life, making Tucson a more beautiful and livable city. Parks and Recreation also operates a range of facilities devoted to providing a wealth of health, recreation, leisure and education opportunities. Recreation and leisure programming and special events offered within and outside of these facilities work to enrich the lives of all people.