Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I reserve a ramada or open space at a
park, how much does it cost, and which parks have reservable ramadas?
- May I have alcohol at the public park?
- It looks like they are developing a park
in my area. How do I find out the status of the park and what it
- Where does Mesa Parks and Recreation
Department hold their programs?
- Can I fish in the lake at the park near my house?
- Where can I find information about dogs in City
of Mesa parks?
How do I reserve a ramada or open space at a park,
how much does it cost, and which parks have reservable ramadas?
Please follow this link to complete information on
park ramada reservations.
May I have alcohol at the public park?
Possessing or consuming spirituous liquor, beer or wine is not allowed
in Mesa except: Beer & Wine permits are available for
Ranch, Escobedo, Evergreen, Fitch, Gene Autry, Jefferson, Kleinman, Red Mountain,
Park of the Canals, Pioneer, Quail Run, Reed, Riverview , Skyline and Falcon Field
parks. Obtain an alcohol permit
at least one business day in advance of use. Permits for Friday-Sunday must
be obtained in person at our office by the preceding Thursday. The permit
fee is $20 for residents and $24 for non-residents.
It looks like they are developing a park in my
area. How do I find out the status of the park and what it will
We have a section on our web page called
Parks development. On this page
you can learn how we plan to develop parks, how long it takes to develop a
park, the types of parks/facilities we develop and what's going on at the
project near you.
Where does Mesa Parks and Recreation Department
hold their programs?
The Parks and Recreation Department operate more than 58 parks, 9 pools,
2 golf courses, and 7 sports complexes/recreation centers. The
Parks and Facilities listing includes all
of these facilities with links to each, which include the amenities
available at each facility.
Additionally, Mesa Parks and Recreation Department partners with Mesa
Public Schools to offer after school and summer programming at Mesa Public
Can I fish in the lake at the park near my
Mesa Parks and Recreation has two urban fishing lakes at Riverview
Park and at Red Mountain Park. Both of these are stocked
lakes. For more information please visit the
urban fishing program page.
Where can I find information about dogs in City of Mesa
Any information you need regarding dogs in City parks can be found on our
Dog Parks page.
Parks, Recreation &
200 S. Center St.,
Mesa, AZ 85210
For after-hours incidents
please call 480-644-2262
The Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities Department is
committed to providing sustainable facilities and opportunities to enhance the
quality of life and well being of our community.
Visit our other facilities:
Dobson Ranch Golf Course
Mesa Convention Center