Parks and Recreation
Current Activities :
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation department is committed to providing traditional and innovative recreation programs and special events to the community. It is our goal to ensure that all members of the community are afforded the opportunity to take part in these programs. We will work diligently to continue to improve the quality of life for our residents and guests, by utilizing a continued improvement process. All programming is assessed on a regular basis, and we invite you to be a part of that process. If you should have a question or concern, or would just like to make a suggestion, please feel free to contact our office.
Parks and Recreation Facility Hours
The Parks and Recreation Department office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
Padilla Park - 77 W. Ruggles St. (View Park Layout)
Amenities at Padilla Park include splash pad, picnic tables, restrooms and an amphitheater.
Heritage Park – 600 North Main Street (View Park Layout)
Amenities at Heritage Park include ball fields, basketball courts, playground, picnic ramada's, BBQ grills, open play area, volleyball, horseshoe pits, skate park and restrooms.
Skate Park – 600 North Main Street. Open from dawn to dusk.
Main Street Park - 121 W. 22nd Street.
Amenities include picnic ramadas, BBQ grills, open play area.
Little League Park – 200 East 8th Street (View Park Layout)
Amenities include ball field, picnic tables, and restrooms.
Central Bark Park - 200 East 8th Street. Adjacent to Little League field (corner of Sixth & Church).
Amenities include Picnic tables, benches, water fountain, separate areas for large and small dogs.
Florence Aquatic Center - 174 W. 1st St. (North of Heritage Park) Please call the Parks and Recreation Department for Current aquatics programming.
Bohn Field - 4905 S. Pinal Parkway
Charles Whitlow Rodeo Grounds - 11608 S. Hwy 79
Fitness Center - 133 North Main Street
Equipment at the Fitness Center includes treadmills, recumbent bikes, weight machines, arc trainers, warm-up/stretch machines and free weights.
Hours: Monday through Fridays, 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Saturdays, 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. during the winter, and 6:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. during the summer. Closed Holidays.
Parks and Recreation Office - 778 N. Main Street.
Parks and Recreation administrative staff are here to help.
Arriola Square - 191 North Main Street.
Arriola Square is located in Historic Downtown Florence.
Jacques Square - Restrooms are available.
Dorothy Nolan Senior Center - 330 North Pinal Street.
Call the Senior Center for current programming.
Gym - 460 South Park Street (Florence Middle School Gym).
This gym is used for Open Gym basketball, Tuesday & Thursday evenings.