Parks and Recreation 2018-01-04T15:25:15+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.

 

Values

Exceptional Customer Service

Professionalism

Partnerships

Health and Wellness

Quality

Fun!

History

Integrity

Activity Guide 2018

The Community Services Department offers a Before and After the Bell Program for youth who attend Anthem K-8 or Florence K-8 schools. This program allows parents to drop off their child as earlier as 6:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. At about 7:50 a.m. staff will walk the kids to the cafeteria for the school day. The program will close after the kids are taken to the school but reopens at 3:00 p.m. Our staff will pick up kindergarten through 2nd grade daily and bring them to the program. Where your child will attend, the program determines on the meeting location. Please see more specific instructions below. Once all students are at the program, we have homework time. This allows students to finish homework and get help if needed. After homework time, we have snack time. Craft/ outside time follows snack time and wraps up the day. The program closes promptly at 5:30 p.m. Please notify staff if you are running late or if someone else will pick up your child.

 

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.

 

Before and After the Bell Program opens Monday, July 24 at 6:30 a.m.

 

Registration Form
Parent-Child Information Form

Special Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Activities

Old Town Cornhole Super Cup Tournament

January 27 @ 1:30 pm

The Second Annual Old Town Cornhole Super Cup Tournament is on Saturday, January 27th at Padilla Park, located downtown. The tournament is presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services and the American Legion […]

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Saturday Drum Circle

January 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Arts and Culture Commission’s next Drum Circle is Saturday, January 27, 2018. Presented by Florence Community Services, the event is held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Jacob Suter House, 270 N. […]

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The Era of the Big Bands – Historical Presentation

February 7 @ 6:00 pm

While music is often enjoyed as pure entertainment, it can also be described as therapeutic. The Big Band era was developed and enjoyed in the 1930s and ‘40s which history reveals were turbulent years for […]

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Annual Father Daughter Gala

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The annual Father Daughter Gala 2018, is set for Friday, February 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Community Center. The event, presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services, is only […]

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News

18Jan '18

Saturday Drum Circle

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

The Arts and Culture Commission’s next Drum Circle is Saturday, January 27, 2018. Presented by Florence Community Services, the event is held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Jacob Suter House, 270 N. ...

18Jan '18

The Era of the Big Bands – Historical Presentation

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

While music is often enjoyed as pure entertainment, it can also be described as therapeutic. The Big Band era was developed and enjoyed in the 1930s and ‘40s which history reveals were turbulent years for ...

18Jan '18

Artists Needed for Home Tour’s Quick Draw Event

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

There is still time for area artists to register for the third annual Quick Draw Artist Contest and Silent Auction on Saturday, February 10th. This event is part of the 33rd annual Historic Florence Home ...

11Jan '18

Father Daughter Dance

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

The annual Father Daughter Gala 2018, is set for Friday, February 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Community Center. The event, presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services, is only ...

11Jan '18

Tiny Tot Olympics

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

The recreation division of Florence Community Services Department has partnered with the University of Arizona Pinal County Cooperative Extension to present Tiny Tot Olympics on Monday, February 19, 2018. The event, scheduled from 10:00 a.m. ...

4Jan '18

Arts and Culture Commission’s Open Studio

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

The next Open Studio, presented by the Florence Arts and Culture Commission and the Florence Industrial Development Authority, Inc., is on Tuesday, January 16th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Suter House, located at ...

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Office Location

Contact Us

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

Phone: 520-868-7589
Fax: 520-868-7591
Hours:
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

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

Phone: 520-868-7587
Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.