Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement

Through exemplary performance, the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department provides quality services to an entire community with diverse recreational programs and an integrated, efficient and safe system of parks, trails and recreational facilities. To accommodate growth, the department also promotes visionary leisure opportunities and community partnerships in a progressive, innovative fashion, while demonstrating appreciation for a sensitive environment. 

Activity Registration

Residents can register for our activities online or in our office. You can visit our Activity Registration page for more details.

Park and Recreation Strategic Plan 

Click here to view the Parks and Recreation 2023 Strategic Plan.


The City of Apache Junction welcomes participation by people with disabilities in all programs, sites, and facilities. For more information about accessibility contact us at 480-983-2181 or via email or visit


You can find AJ Parks & Recreation on Facebook and Instagram! Follow us and get the latest on programs, services, news and more! View a list of where you can find the City of AJ on social networks and view our terms of use.

Instructor Information

Do you want to be an instructor for a parks and recreation program? Do you have a skill that you would like to share? Give us a call or fill out a program proposal form and stop by. For more information contact the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Office at or 480-983-2181.

Program Proposal Packet

Other Pinal County Destinations

Looking for Recreation adventures outside of the City? Pinal County has diverse recreational options; parks, trails, camping and much more. For more information on neighboring activities, click here

Important Contact Numbers

Multi-Generational Center- 480-474-5240

Facility Rental Information- 480-474-5133

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center- 480-474-5210

Park Ranger Hotline- 480-474-5418 (call) 480-622-5082 (text)

AJPD Homeless Hotline- 480-474-2699