Community Services

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Peoria's Community Services department is responsible for the city-wide programs and facilities in the Recreation, Parks, Library, Special Events, Sports Complex divisions.

Wide variety of programs, activities and classes for children, teens, adults, seniors and people with disabilities including  after school programs, summer programs, aquatics programs, sports, teen programs, adaptive recreation programs, senior programs, outdoor recreation and special interest classes offered at city-run facilities throughout Peoria. Browse the classes anytime online through RecConnect, our on-line registration program. 
  Parks and Trails
Plans and maintains city parks, most right of ways, trails, open space and most retention basins. It also designs and develops the Department’s Capital Improvement Plan, performs plan reviews for new planned area developments and oversees graffiti removal throughout the City. 
  Library Operations 
The Main Library and Sunrise Mountain Library offer adult, teen and youth programs and services such as Storytimes, Summer Reading Programs, Computer Classes, Teen Advisory Groups, Book Clubs, and special events.  Browse the Library Catalog
  Arts & Theater
City of Peoria has established itself as an arts leader in the region. This division includes the City’s public art program, the Center for Performing Arts, the Peoria Arts Commission, the Percent for the Arts Program and an arts grant program.
  Special Events
Peoria hosts many exciting special events throughout the year for our community. Whether it's the annual 4th of July All American Festival or the Halloween Monster Bash in October, there is plenty to see and do at each special event for the entire family.

Sports Complex
Peoria Sports Complex contains 13 full sized baseball fields and is home to the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres for Spring Training and year round player development. The complex hosts various baseball tournaments, concerts, arts and crafts festivals, car shows, corporate events and other community events. For more information about the complex and to view upcoming events, visit

In a 2013 survey of randomly-selected Peoria residents, most experienced a good quality of life and believed the city was a good place to live; almost all reported they plan on staying in the city for the next five years. On average, residents gave favorable ratings to almost all of Peoria’s services.

Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Community Services Department to meet the needs of the citizens of Peoria by developing, implementing and maintaining quality programs, services, events and facilities which are cost effective, creative and responsive to citizen input.

Youth Master Plan (PDF)
Community Services Master Plan (PDF)
ADA Modification Request Form (PDF)
ADA Service Animal Policy (PDF)
Sonoran Preservation Program Report (PDF)

Administration Office
9875 N. 85th Ave.
Peoria AZ 85345
Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: CLOSED
Phone: 623-773-7137
Fax: 623-773-7180

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