Parks and Recreation 2018-07-10T09:54:14+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.


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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Junior Parada

November 23 - November 25

This year marks the 86th Jr. Parada. It is the oldest Jr. Rodeo in the United States. Florence is filled with cowboy spirit, as floats line Main Street. After the parade head out to the […]

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Christmas on Main Street

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get in the holiday spirit early at our Christmas on Main Street Event. There will be pictures with Santa, Food Vendors, entertainment, and the Light Parade will conclude our evening. If you are interested in […]

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14Aug '18

Junior High Lock-In Event

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Junior High Lock-In     Florence Community Services and the Florence Teen Council are offering a Junior High Lock-In event on Friday, August 24th to August 25th.  This event features games, prizes, movies, food and fun ...

2Aug '18

Hunter Education Class

August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department has partnered with Arizona Game and Fish to offer a Hunter Education Class from Tuesday, August 14 to Saturday, August 18 in the Community Center at 778 N. Main Street.  The ...

19Jul '18

Junior NFL – Youth Flag Football

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Boys and girls, ages six through 12 years, can register for the annual Youth Flag Football League presented by Florence Community Services. The registration fee is only $40 for residents and $50 for non-residents and ...

19Jul '18

Teen Night at the Florence Aquatic Center

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

The final Teen Night of the summer is on Saturday, August 4th at the Florence Aquatic Center.  Teens 13 to 17 years old, will enjoy music, games and free open swim from 6:00 p.m. to ...

19Jul '18

Dive In Movie at Florence Aquatic Center

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

The popular movie, Sandlot is the next dive-in movie at the Florence Aquatic Center on Friday, August 31st.   The movie begins at sundown, approximately 7:30 p.m.  The aquatic center opens at 6:00 p.m. with admission ...

12Jul '18

Florence Aquatic Center – Open Swim Hours Change

July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Starting Friday, July 20th the Florence Aquatic Center hours for open swim will change.  These hours will be in affect through Labor Day on Monday, September 3rd.  Open swim will be on Fridays from 6:00 ...

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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.