Parks and Recreation2018-09-17T12:01:42+00:00

Community Services Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Florence Parks and Recreation Department is to provide programs, services and facilities that enrich the quality of life for all residents.


Vision Statement

The Town of Florence, Arizona has a rich and diverse history while serving as the county seat for Pinal County.  Florence Parks and Recreation Department recognizes the town’s heritage and emergence as a regional leader, and embraces our role in providing quality of life experiences for our citizens and visitors.  We will continue to provide quality, affordable programming and events, as well as picture perfect parks and other park and recreation facilities.  The Department will provide complete recreation centers, new and expanded parks and safe, developed trails.  Parks and Recreation will continue to be a major partner in tourism opportunities as well as economic and cultural prospects.



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Activity Guide 2018

The Before and After the Bell Program will open for the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday July 18th at 6:30 a.m.

Our program follows the Florence School District Calendar. When school is closed, the program is also closed. We also offer an Intersession Program during Fall, Spring and Summer for an additional fee.

Anthem K-8 Program is located inside of the K-8 in the choir room directly across from the front office. This room is accessible from the inside and outside of the school. Program staff will pick up kids in Kindergarten to 2nd grade. The rest of the kids will meet at the program room directly after school, if not already specified to staff.

Florence K-8 Program is located at the older, lower campus of the school. The room numbers are 13 and 14. You can access the program from Orlando Street, and turn into the lower campus area, just past the gym. Program staff will pick up kids in Kindergarten to 2nd grade. The rest of the kids will meet at the program room directly after school, if not already specified to staff.

The fee for the Before and After the Bell Program is $55.00 per month for residents of Florence and $69.00 per month for non-residents. The registration fee and necessary form must be completed prior to your child attending the program.

Registration Form
Parent-Child Information Form

Special Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.


Drum Circle Returns for the Fall

September 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Musicians are invited to participate in the first Fall Drum Circle, courtesy of the Florence Arts and Culture Commission on Saturday, September 22 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Jacob Suter House, 270 […]

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Come View the Stars

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Star Gazing into Fall The recreation and library divisions of Florence Community Services have partnered to offer an in-depth look into the sky on Saturday, September 22nd. Star Gazing into Fall will be held from […]

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Movie in the Park

October 13 @ 6:30 pm

Instead of traveling several miles to view a movie with the family, citizens are invited to watch family friendly movies at our Movies in the Park events. Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and […]

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Florence Makes a Difference

October 27 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

Florence Makes a Difference Day committee will choose approximately five projects for volunteers in the community to participate in. Participants will receive their assignment and assist with items such as cleaning, painting, picking up trash, […]

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Halloween Fright Fest

October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Fright Fest is a fun, and safe alternative for your family to enjoy Halloween evening. Local businesses and organizations create various backyard carnival style games, decorated trunk spaces, pumpkin carving contest and a costume […]

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13Sep '18

Fall Fun Intersession Registration

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Registration for the popular Fall Fun Intersession recreation program is now being accepted.  The program runs two weeks, from September 24 through October 5 and is designed for children in kindergarten through 6th grade.  The ...

13Sep '18

Over-Seeding Schedule at Town Parks

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Now that the fall temperatures have cooled, Florence Community Services Parks Maintenance will over-seed certain Town parks to create lush, green grass during the winter months.  Preparations for the over-seeding process, begin weeks before the ...

13Sep '18

Junior NBA Registration Open

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Bouncing basketballs will soon echo off gym floors which means it’s time to register for the annual Junior NBA Youth Basketball League which begins league play in November.  Boys and girls ages five to 14 ...

13Sep '18

Movie in the Park – Coco

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Florence Community Services Department’s Movies-in-the-Park series resumes on Saturday, October 13th when it presents the movie, Coco a popular Disney Pixar at the Florence Aquatic Center multi-purpose fields.  The movie begins at 6:30 p.m. so ...

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Office Location

Contact Us

778 N. Main Street
PO Box 2670
Florence, AZ 85132

Phone: 520-868-7589
Fax: 520-868-7591
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm

Fitness Center Location

Equipment at the Fitness Center includes treadmills, recumbent bikes, weight machines,  arc trainers, warm-up/stretch machines and free weights.

Contact Us

133 N. Main Street
PO Box 2670
Florence, AZ 85132

Phone: 520-868-7587
Monday – Thursday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 5 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 6 a.m. – 12 p.m.