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    Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

    From caring for stately saguaros in Tucson Mountain Park to overseeing after-school recreation programs, we add a vital dimension to the lives of our residents and visitors. We invite you to hike and play in our parks or take one of the many classes we offer. We're working for you!

    For Immediate Release

    Construction Alert: North Rillito Interceptor Sewer Rehabilitation Project
    Construction is continuing on Pima County's North Rillito Interceptor (NRI) Sewer Rehabilitation Project. The 10-mile long NRI project is being completed in phases and the current construction is affecting an area bounded on the north by River Road, on the south by the Rillito River, on the east by Craycroft Road and on the west by Swan Road, including the Craycroft bridge section of The Loop. Read more...

    Rillito Regional Park Construction Alerts and Closures
    Pima County is proceeding with utilizing 2004 bonds to make improvements at Rillito Regional Park. The north entry off 1st Avenue will be closed to the public beginning April 13, 2015 while improvements are in process. The south 1st Avenue entry and the River Road entry will remain in use throughout the project. For Construction Alerts

    Picture Rocks Skate Park
    There will be intermittent skate park closures between May 11 and May 29 to allow for the installation of new lighting.

    Playground Closed for Repairs
    Thomas Jay and Flowing Wells Park playgrounds are closed for repairs until future notice.
    Arthur Pack Park playground is closed for repairs until future notice.

    2015 Bond Election
    Pima County is in the process of planning for a 2015 bond election. You can learn more about the projects being considered for the Parks and Recreation and Museums and Tourism categories.
    The Loop Vendor Pilot Program will continue through April 2015. For more information.
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    History

    Pima County established its Parks and Recreation Department in 1947 to serve urban and rural residents and guests by providing leisure-time destinations and services.

    Mission

    Leading community efforts to conserve the Sonoran Desert and enhance the urban environment while providing quality recreational, educational, and leisure activities.

    Vision

    Inspiring enjoyment of our natural resources, urban parks, and recreational program.

    Parklands Foundation
    The Pima County Parks Rules are adopted by the Pima County Board of Supervisors as the code of rules and regulations for Pima County parks and recreation areas pursuant to A.R.S. 11-935(B)(2) and 11-936.

    Park Rules
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    Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

    3500 W. River Road
    Tucson, AZ 85741

    (520) 724-5000


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