Facility Rental Opportunities


As the city of Glendale continues to proactively fight the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the city today (4/2/20) announced additional, temporary closures of amenities within our parks. Effective immediately, all city of Glendale amenities within our parks, including playgrounds, ramadas, sport courts, dog parks, and other recreational sites within parks, will be closed to public access until further notice. On March 31, 2020, Glendale park restrooms, the Foothills Sk8 Court Plaza Skatepark and the Glendale Regional X-COURT Skatepark were temporarily closed.

These closures are intended to reduce the chance of COVID-19 exposure. In accordance with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected” Executive Order, all open spaces, trails, and walking paths will remain open for public use.

The city's Parks and Recreation staff is in the process of restricting access to such amenities, as well as installing signage.

Park visitors are asked to follow physical distancing guidelines by maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet of space between themselves and other guests. Individuals who are sick or who may have been exposed to COVID-19 must stay home and avoid public spaces.

  • Parks & Recreation facilities including the Adult Center, Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, O’Neil Recreation Center, Glendale Community Center, Heroes Regional Parks Recreation Building will all be closed.

  • All classes and programs at recreation and community centers are suspended, This includes: Youth and Adult Sports Leagues, Summer Camps, After School Programs, Special Programs

Click here for a full list of services and facilities impacted.


We offer a variety of facilities available to host your next birthday party, business meeting, company picnic, special event, wedding reception, softball practice and more. We offer great facilities at very reasonable prices. Click on the links below or call the numbers provided for more information.

Glendale Adult CenterAdult Center
5790 W. Brown St.
Offering general classrooms, complete with sinks and counters, as well as the Palo Verde room which includes a full service kitchen, patio and stage, the Glendale Adult Center is prepared to satisfy your special event needs.

Foothills Recreation & Aquatics CenterFoothills Recreation & Aquatics Center
5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center is the perfect environment for a variety of activities. Options include classrooms for small events or gatherings and larger multi-purpose rooms for your functions that require greater space.

Fruit Packing ShedHistoric Sahuaro Ranch
9802 N. 59th Ave.
Available for a variety of activities in a beautiful, historic ranch setting, this facility offers a large multi-purpose building, that has hosted such events as art exhibits, and a large outdoor area that hosts such events as the Antique Tractor Show . This facility can accommodate a variety of special events including livestock clinics, small equestrian activities, corporate outdoor "games," and many more.

Park RamadasRamada
A family, club, business or organization can be certain of having a sheltered area available for their special gathering at selected city parks by reserving a ramada.

Sports FieldsSports Fields
The city has a variety of softball fields and multi-purpose
fields available for reservation.

Murphy Park and AmphitheatreAmphitheatre
Surrounded by unique shops and restaurants, Murphy Park is located in historic downtown Glendale and is the site of many of the city's special events including Glendale Glitters, Summer Band Concerts and Movies by Moonlight. This charming neighborhood park features an expansive open-air amphitheatre and over two acres of shade trees, walking paths and grass areas, with the Velma Teague Branch Library nestled in the middle.

Plan your next event at the Murph!

Interested in using Murphy Park or the E. Lowell Rogers Amphitheatre forAmphitheatre an event or performance? Murphy Park has a capacity of 3,000 and the Amphitheatre will seat 400. Call 623-930-2820 for inquiries. Reservations may be made up to one year in advance.

Public Meeting Rooms
The city has a variety of meeting rooms available for meetings, seminars and civic programs. Facilities may not be reserved for personal, family-related events (see Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center and the Glendale Adult Center). For information, please call 623-930-2820.

Library Meeting RoomsHeroes Library
The Glendale Public Library offers a variety of rental spaces at the Foothills Library, Heroes Regional Park Library, and Main Library. All rentals require a two-hour minimum rental time and may require a refundable cleaning deposit.