Important Update:

Tempe's distracted driving ordinance updated to primary offense. Mobile devices must be operated in hands-free mode while driving, info here.


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Tempe is home to more than 50 neighborhood and community parks, including Kiwanis Park, Tempe Beach parks and Tempe Sports Complex.  Strategically placed throughout the city so most residents are within one half mile, Tempe parks serve as the community's backyard, providing residents and neighbors a venue to relax, learn and connect with one another and the environment. 

Find a Park 

Find a park on this interactive map

Park Hours

6 a.m. to 10 p.m. - Unless otherwise posted.

Park Reservations 

Reservations  for ballfields, Ramadas & volleyball courts

Park Regulations

Tempe Parks Code of Conduct PDF

Park Security FAQ PDF

Permits are required for: Amplified Sound, Beer Consumption, Boating, & Fishing

 The following are prohibited in Tempe parks:
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Abuse of Facilities
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Alcohol (except beer by permit)
  • Glass Containers
  • Golfing
  • Skateboards/Rollerskates (except in skate parks)
  • Firearms
  • Archery
  • Ice-blocking
  • Swimming, diving, wading
  • Pets are welcome but must be leashed and cleaned up after.

Additional Park Information 

Park Irrigation Schedule PDF

Splash Playgrounds and Splash Pads 

Living Tree Memorial Program

Trails & Bikeways

Special Events

Parks Capital Improvements Plan

Report a Problem (graffiti, lighting, broken sprinkler, etc.)

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Click here for Papago Park Preserve Information