Parks and Recreation 2018-05-21T12:14:46+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 $45.00 per month for residents of Florence and $56.00 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.


Freedom Fest – Fourth of July Fireworks Show

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Laura Walsh Band highlights this year’s Freedom Fest, presented by the Florence Community Services Department. Freedom Fest is on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Heritage Park and the Florence Aquatic Center. Open swim starts […]

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21Jun '18

Florence Aquatic Center Swim Season – Final Session of Swim Lessons

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Thursday, June 28th is the deadline to register for the final session of swim lessons at the Florence Aquatic Center.  Session three runs from Monday, July 2nd to Thursday, July 12th.  The fee for residents ...

21Jun '18

Fine Art for Teens Class

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Florence teens are encouraged to register for a free Fine Art for Teens class on Friday, June 29th at the Suter House, located at 270 N. Pinal Street.  Instructors will teach teens from 12 years ...

14Jun '18

Freedom Fest – Mud Volleyball Registration Deadline

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Each community is known for various traditions and Mud Volleyball at the annual 4th of July “Freedom Fest” celebration is one of Florence’s.  Deadline to register a team is Friday, June 22nd for only $75.   ...

12Jun '18

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department is supporting the nation-wide event titled, the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” on Thursday, June 21st at the aquatic center.  The event is a national movement to convince the public of the ...

7Jun '18

Dive-In Movie

June 7th, 2018|0 Comments

The award-winning movie, Sandlot is the next dive-in movie at the Florence Aquatic Center on Friday, June 15th.  The movie begins at sundown, approximately 7:30 p.m.  The aquatic center opens at 6:00 p.m. with admission ...

31May '18

Family Friday Night & Teen Night

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

The first Family Friday Night and Teen Night are on June 8th and 9th at the Florence Aquatic Center.  Family night offers open swim from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. while teens, 13 to 17 ...

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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.