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Peoria's history, population, vision/mission statements, sustainability efforts, redistricting, and construction projects. Info on the P83 district, schools, the Peoria Leadership Institute seminar, and diversity.

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News from the city of Peoria, press releases from the Office of Commnications, links to RSS feeds and E-News signup. View programming on Channel 11, PeoriaTV.

Information on the employment process, a listing of current open jobs, how to apply on-line and a list of all jobs and salaries at the city.

 A listing of links to directories of city services, including all online e-services.

The city of Peoria Municipal Complex is home to City Hall, the Council Chambers, the Main Library, the Development and Community Services Building, the Public Safety Administration Building, and the Municipal Court.

A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

The City of Peoria budget is managed by the Management and Budget Division. Find copies of the latest Program Budget and the CIP here.

 

The City Code and  Zoning Ordinace, with updates are located here. Also, find the City Charter, and legal statements related to the website, including our Privacy Notice.

City Manager’s Message on Diversity and Inclusion

How to pay bills you may have with the city, including water, sewer and trash collection fees, recreation program and class fees, traffic fines and more. Setup water and sewer service.

Home and Property Resources includes information on trash pickup,water conservation, swimming  pool issues and recycling, along with other relevant information for homeowners.

Neighborhood Resources includes information on dealing with graffiti removal, block parties, animal control, street repairs, odors and other neighborhood related quality of life issues.

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Search for scheduled events and meetings in the city including documents relating to city council meetings and other meetings.

This section contains information and links to the Peoria Public Library's website, the Arts Commission, the Center for Performing Arts, and Annual Arts festivals and Celebrations. 

Information on recreation programs and classes, afterschool and preschool programs, sports leagues and locations and amenities of city parks.

Information on bus routes, park and ride, dial a ride and bicycle paths. Also, road closures and lane restrictions.

Use this page to find information on the city of Peoria website of interest to builders and developers.Included are inspections, zoning and zoning ordinance, the city code, general plan, permitting, and impact fees.

How to get a business license, tax license, sales tax schedules/forms, register to use the online eTax system, pay taxes and fees. Bidding on contracts with the city and auctions, trash collection, recycling, traffic counts.

Business and Real EstateDevelopment, and other assistance for businesses and developers finding sites, understanding the area, and growing their businesses. Links to the Building Development Division and PeoriaED.Com.

Information on Building Permits. Find out about permits for signs, temporary use of property, filming, and alarms. Download forms and track applications for development, building, planning and engineering permits.

The city's main document portal for development related documents including planning and zoning, building, engineering and fire prevention.

The Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres conduct spring training at the Peoria Sports Complex each February and March. Everything you need to know is at PeoriaSpringTraining.com.

A listing of area hotels, motels and RV Parks, listed by distance from the Peoria Sports Complex.

The city of Peoria, Arizona is proud to be the "Gateway to Lake Pleasant," one of the finest water recreation areas in Arizona.

Links to Items of interest to tourists, including VisitPeoriaaz.com, our official tourism website.

The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts consists of a 280 seat main stage auditorium and an 80+ seat black box theater, designed to bring award winning community theater to downtown Peoria. 

City of Peoria hiking trails information, directions and maps.

A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

Special Events, sponsored and hosted by the city, held throughout the year at the Peoria Sports Complex, Oldtown Peoria and other areas.

The Peoria Sports Complex is home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners during spring training, and many other events throughout the year.

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 Photo of swim lessonAquatics Lessons and Classes - Youth 

Every summer we offer group and one-on-one swimming lessons for children. Swimming is an important life skill that all children should learn early on. Make sure your children gain the important benefits from learning to swim of water safety, coordination, social skills and fitness.

Remember, even if your children know how to swim, always watch them around water.  

For adult lessons, classes and fitness programs, click here.

 

 

Aquatics Design Element2 Swim Lessons 

Aquatics Design Element2  Fees  (Resident/Non-Resident*)  
Swim Lessons are 30 minutes, 8 classes, Monday-Thursday (unless otherwise noted) for 2 weeks

Pool   Residents  Non-residents 
Centennial and Peoria Pools $20 $26
Sunrise Pool $20 $52

Aquatics Design Element2 Lesson Descriptions 
The City of Peoria has developed a new swim lesson program.  Please read the class descriptions below carefully or follow the Flow Chart to determine the appropriate level.  All instructors are certified American Red Cross Lifeguards.

Parent & Infant
(Parent + 6–18 mo.) 
This class is designed as an introduction to the water. It will focus on fun and help children become acclimated to the water. Instructors will provide games/songs for skill development. An adult must be in the water with the child. 
Parent & Toddler
(Parent + 1–3 yrs.)
This is designed for those who are walkers, and who have developed passed the Parent/Infant classes. It will again focus on fun and help children become acclimated to the water. Instructors will provide games/songs for skill development. An adult must be in the water with the child.
Intro to Preschool
(2–5 yrs.)
This class is designed to prepare kids for the Preschool 1 Class. It includes swim readiness and class readiness skills. Parents are allowed to accompany the child, but to pass the class the child must be consistently comfortable in the water without the parent.
Preschool 1
(2–5 yrs.)
This class is for those who are consistently comfortable in the water and/or have passed Intro to Preschool. It will focus on learning to float and introduce arm and leg movements. Skills are similar to the Youth 1, but geared toward the younger participants.
Preschool 2
(3–5 yrs.)
This class is for those who are able to float unassisted and glide off the wall for 5 yards and/or have passed Preschool 1. It will focus on front and back strokes, including rotary breathing. Skills are similar to the Youth 2, but geared toward the younger participants.
Youth 1
(5 yrs. & up)
This class is for those who are at least 5 years old and are beginning swim lessons. It will focus on learning to float and introduce arm and leg movements. Skills are similar to the Preschool 1, but geared toward the older participants.
Youth 2
(5 yrs. & up)
This class is for those who are able to float unassisted and glide off the wall for 5 yards and/or have passed Youth 1. It will focus on front and back strokes, including rotary breathing. Skills are similar to the Preschool 2, but geared toward the older participants.
Level 3
(5 yrs. & up)
This class is for those who are able to swim 10 yards on their front and back unassisted and/or have passed Preschool 2/Youth 2. It will introduce breaststroke and butterfly, and continue to develop front and back strokes.
Level 4
(5 yrs. & up)
This class is for those who are able to swim 25 yards freestyle using rotary breathing, 25 yards backstroke, have been introduced to breaststroke and butterfly and/or have passed Level 3. It will expand on the stroke foundations and participants will be swimming distances of 25 yards or more.
Level 5
(5 yrs. & up)
This class is for those who are able to swim at least 25 yards of the 4 competitive strokes and tread water for 60 seconds and/or have passed Level 4. It will continue to refine stroke techniques and increase swimming distances.
Pre Comp
(5 yrs. & up)
This class is for those who have passed level 5 and/or are wishing to participate on swim team and/or are currently on swim team. It will focus more on competition strokes as well as competitive starts, turns and relay

Aquatics Design Element2 Registration

      1. Step One: Obtain client ID and password 
         To register, you must have an account set up with the City of Peoria Community Services Department.  To set up an account, click here or call (623) 773-7137.   New accounts can only be created during office hours, 7am - 6pm Monday trhough Thursday.  On-line requests are checked for residency and duplication before being activated.  
      2. Step Two - Determine appropriate level
        The City of Peoria has developed a new swim lesson program.  Please read Class Descriptions carefully or follow the Flow Chart to determine the appropriate level.  All instructors are certified American Red Cross Lifeguards.
      3. Step Three - Locate barcode for desired session/class/pool/time
        Click on the pool schedule links in the chart below to locate the appropriate barcode for the class you are wishing to register for.  Make sure to check the registration dates, as classes fill up quickly.
      4. Register ButtonStep Four - Log onto RecConnect and register 
        Check chart below for registration dates and times.  Please make sure to mark your calendars for registration dates, as classes fill up quickly.   

Aquatics Design Element2 Schedule   

Weekday Classes (Monday-Thursday) 

Session   Dates   Online Registration (Residents)   Non-Resident & In-Person Registration   Sunrise Schedule   Centennial Schedule   Peoria Schedule  
Summer 1 May 25 - June 4 Wed., May 13, 6:00am Thursday, May 14  Sunrise 1    Centennial 1   Peoria 1  
Summer 2 June 8 - June 18 Wed., June 3, 6:00am Thursday, June 4 Sunrise 2   Centennial 2    Peoria 2   
Summer 3 June 22 - July 2 Wed., June 17, 6:00am Thursday, June 18 Sunrise 3   Centennial 3   Peoria 3   
Summer 4 July 6 - July 16 Wed., July 1, 6:00am Thursday, July 2 Sunrise 4    Centennial 4   Peoria 4  
Summer 5  July 20 - July 30 Wed., July 15, 6:00am Thursday, July 16 Sunrise 5   Centennial 5   Peoria 5  

  

Weekend Classes (Saturday/Sunday)  

Session   Dates   Online Registration (Residents)   Non-Resident & In-Person Registration   Schedules  
Session A March 28 - April 19 Wed., March 11, 6:00am Thursday, March 12 Spring A  
Session B April 25 - May 17 Wed., April 15, 6:00am Thursday, April 16 Spring B  
Session C May 30 - June 21 Wed., May 13, 6:00am Thursday, May 14 Summer C 
Session D June 27 - July 19 Wed., June 17, 6:00am Thursday, June 18 Summer D  

  

Aquatics Design Element2 Junior Lifeguard Classes and Program

Please note that all positions are filled for the 2015 Jr. Guard program.  Please check back in the spring for the 2016 information. 

The City of Peoria offers an extensive Jr. Guard program for anyone who has completed 7th grade.
Participants learn:

CPR & First Aid Skills  Fitness Swimming  Resume Writing  Volunteerism 
Drowning Prevention Lifeguard Duties Interview Skills  
Water Rescue Response Leadership Professionalism  

To be considered for a City of Peoria Junior Lifeguard position, all participants (including returning Jr. Guards from previous years) must complete a Junior Lifeguard course to be considered for a 2015 City of Peoria Jr. Guard position. Participants interview on the final day of their Jr. Guard Course. Those selected to be City of Peoria Jr. Guards for the season will be assigned to a pool and given opportunities for volunteering throughout the summer. Twelve Jr. Guards are selected for each pool and participate in skills clinics, in-service trainings, swim lesson instruction and more. Schedules are flexible for the Jr. Guards and allow for summer vacations.

Incentives are offered for participants in the Jr. Guard Course and those selected as City of Peoria Jr. Guards.

If you have any questions about the Junior Lifeguard program, please email us at aquatics@peoriaaz.gov

Aquatics Design Element2 Contact:

To email: aquatics@peoriaaz.gov 
To register: 623-773-7131 or click here
Rain Out Line:  623-773-5080 (unfortunately we are unable to make up lessons cancelled due to inclement weather)