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.

Information on the City Council including agendas , the Mayor, the Municipal Court, City Manager and ADA along with the city's various initiatives.

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.

Helpful services provided by the fire and police departments. Report criminal activity, locate crime information, register alarms, and learn about crime prevention.

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.

 Adaptive Line Element 

Adaptive Recreation & ADA Programs 

The City of Peoria offers a wide range of activities for individuals with develpmental disabilities and their families/caregivers. From after-school programs to dances and parties to workshops for parents and the award-winning Special Olympics program, Team Peoria.                 Administered out of the
Peoria Community Center
8335 W. Jefferson St.,
Peoria, AZ, 85345.

Photo of ParticipantDownload the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter,
The "Rec"ing Crew, for a whole range of programs

Adaptive Box element Friday Night Dances
7 - 9:30 p.m.
You won't find more fun for four bucks! The dances provide developmentally disabled adults (ages 18 & older) with an opportunity to meet new people and socialize in a supervised setting. Admission is $4 at the door. Residential staff, family members and participants are asked to review dance policies. Please ensure emergency information is on file. See our dance themes below or download the Friday Night Dance schedule here. 

September 25 Welcome Back Cake Walk
October 2 ASU Maroon & Gold Dance
October 9 Salute to October Birthdays
October 16 Dance, Dance, Dance
October 23 Oldies “Sock-Hop”
October 30 Halloween Dance
November 6 Salute to November Birthdays
November 13 Popular Dance Crazes
November 20 Salute to 80’s
November 27 NO DANCE
December 4 NO DANCE -
Enjoy the downtown holiday event!
December 11 Holiday Dance

Adaptive Box element Saturday Social Bowling
September - November Session: September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 21 (no bowling November 14 in Peoria) 
12:30 - 2 p.m. at Peoria AMF, 8475 W. Olive Ave.
This program is for ages 10 and older. Participants meet at Peoria AMF Lanes for two games of bowling in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Volunteers are present to lend assistance when needed.  All bowlers must arrive by 12:15 p.m. for lane assignments.  Please arrange for pickup by 1:45 p.m. The Special Olympics season will start this session. Let staff know if you are interested. Physicals will need to be done if we don't have a current one on file.  The Palo Verde Special Olympics Tournament is on November 14; no bumbers can be used and a Special Olympics Physical is required. New bowlers are always welcome to join our group of special bowlers, but we ask that new bowlers preregister by calling 623-773-7436. You can download our bowling schedule here.
Fee: $5 per week or $35 a session with $1 per week for shoe rental. Parent Quote 

Adaptive Box element Special Olympics Arizona
Summer/Fall Schedule: Swim, Soccer and Softball
Winter/Spring Schedule: Basketball, Track and Field, Flag Football and Unified Volleyball
This internationally recognized sports program is open to intellectually challenged individuals 8 years and older. To participate in Special Olympics training and competition, athletes must have a completed Special Olympics Medical Form. Download the forms below:

Adaptive Box element Classes, Fitness, Social Events, Clubs and More
We offer a variety of activities including Hip Hop dance classes, drama club, scavenger hunts and more.  Click here to see all of our upcoming programs and/or to register.

Adaptive Box element DES-DDD Funded Programs
The City of Peoria Adaptive Recreation Program is contracted with the Department of Economic Security Division of Developmental Disabilities to offer a variety of Day Treatment and Training Services. Click here to find out more. 

Adaptive Box element Participation Policy
In order to provide a safe and fun environment for everyone, it is important that these guidelines be followed when participating in the various programs. 

  • Appropriate social behavior:  Participants will refrain from behavior which would negatively impact the program (hitting, kicking, inappropriate language,
    refusing to stay with the group, etc). Repeated incidents can lead to a participant being prohibited from participating in future activities.
  • Personal Care Needs:  Persons needing assistance with feeding, toileting or dressing during a program or class are responsible for making arrangements for this
  • Emergency Contacts:  It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to ensure that current emergency phone numbers are on file with the Adaptive Recreation Program. This is critical in the event of a medical or behavioral emergency. Call 623-773-7436 to update information.

 Our Mission 

Provide a continuum of leisure opportunities and related services which are designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

Our Philosophy 

The Adaptive Recreation Program recognizes that meaningful leisure activities can have a positive and often profound impact on the lives of persons with disabilities. Therefore, we are committed to promoting and providing a wide range of both integrated and specialized activities.

To better determine and plan for future needs, an ongoing dialogue between staff and individuals with disabilities and their family members is encouraged.


Administrative Office
Peoria Community Center
8335 W. Jefferson St.

8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday
Open on weekends for scheduled activities only. 

Adaptive Recreation Staff 

Paula Considine, CTRS, CPRP
Recreation Supervisor

Jodi Roth-Jones, CTRS,CPRP
Recreation Coordinator