Parks

Embrace the Outdoors: Discover Casa Grande's Parks and Recreation Areas

Casa Grande, Arizona, is home to a diverse range of parks, each offering a unique outdoor experience for residents and visitors alike. From the scenic beauty of Carr McNatt Park and the serene ambiance of Dave White Regional Park to the family-friendly atmosphere of Paul Mason Sportsplex, the recreational opportunities at Len Colla Recreation Center, and the captivating neon displays at Neon Sign Park, there’s a park to suit every interest and age group. The Casa Grande Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in providing well-maintained facilities with amenities such as playgrounds, sports fields, walking trails, and picnic areas. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat in the heart of nature or a lively space for group activities, Casa Grande’s parks offer the perfect setting to embrace the outdoors, engage with the community, and create lasting memories. Plan your park-hopping adventure today and experience the best of outdoor living in Casa Grande.

Link to Casa Grande Parks and Recreation Department: https://casagrandeaz.gov/250/Facilities-Parks-Trails

Local Parks

Dave White Regional Park

Dave White Regional Park in Casa Grande is a vibrant and expansive recreational haven, offering a range of amenities such as playgrounds, sports courts, and walking trails, making it perfect for family outings and outdoor enthusiasts. With its picturesque lake, picnic areas, and well-maintained facilities, the park invites visitors to enjoy a relaxing day surrounded by nature.

Carr McNatt Park

Carr McNatt Park in Casa Grande is a charming community space featuring playgrounds, sports fields, and a skate park, making it an ideal destination for families and active individuals. Its scenic walking paths, shaded picnic areas, and dog park provide a welcoming environment for relaxation and recreation.

Paul Mason Sportsplex

Paul Mason Sportsplex is a premier sports facility in Casa Grande offering a range of athletic amenities, including baseball and softball fields, soccer fields. With its well-maintained grounds and diverse sports opportunities, it’s a hub for sports enthusiasts and families seeking outdoor fun and recreation.

Len Colla Recreation Center

Len Colla Recreation Center is a vibrant community hub in Casa Grande, providing a variety of recreational activities and programs for all ages. With its modern facilities, fitness areas, and multi-purpose rooms, it’s a place where residents can engage in wellness pursuits and social interactions.

Neon Sign Park

Neon Sign Park in Casa Grande is a unique outdoor space that celebrates the city’s history through a collection of restored vintage neon signs. The park offers a nostalgic and artistic experience, allowing visitors to explore the vibrant past of the community while enjoying the colorful displays.

The Casa Grande Parks and Recreation Department

The Casa Grande Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors by providing diverse recreational and leisure opportunities. With a focus on community engagement and well-maintained facilities, they offer a wide range of programs, events, and recreational spaces that cater to all ages and interests.

Parks and Rec Related FAQs

When are classes and programs updated and when can I register?

The Recreation Division offers classes throughout the year and opens registration and viewing for new courses each Spring, Summer, and Fall. Registration and classes are available online through the Active Net Portal, our Seasonal Recreation Guide also offers a full list of up-to-date Recreation Programming.  

Am I allowed to bring my dog to an event in a park?

Dogs are allowed in all City parks as long as they are on leash and properly supervised.  Pet owners are responsible for cleanup of their animals.

Is there a charge to attend City events?

Almost all events offered by the City are completely free of charge to attend and participate in. Any events that do require a fee will be specified in the event description. Additionally, outside vendors do attend some City events and may charge for goods or services.

I am interested in holding a special event in Casa Grande. What do I need to do?

Event organizers planning events with over 150 people in attendance at city parks or on city property are encouraged to complete the Special Events Application and send it to the Community Services Department in order to schedule a meeting with the Special Events Committee.  

Is there a charge to attend City events?

Almost all events offered by the City are completely free of charge to attend and participate in. Any events that do require a fee will be specified in the event description. Additionally, outside vendors do attend some City events and may charge for goods or services.

How do I reserve a park ramada?

Ramadas at multiple City Parks may be reserved online or in-person at the Community Recreation Center no less than seven (7) business days prior to the date of use. Payment is required at the time of reservation request.  

Parks with Reservable Ramadas:  

  • Carr McNatt Park
  • Dave White Park
  • Ed Hooper Park
  • North Mountain Park (Ramadas A,B,C)
  • O’Neil Park
  • Peart Park
  • Villago Park 

Parks with First Come First Serve Ramadas: 

  • Albert Cruz Park  
  • Burruss Park
  • Gilbert Park
  • Mosley Park
  • North Mountain Park
  • Rancho Grande Park
  • Rotary Park
  • West Park 

Reserve a ramada online.  

How do I register for recreation programs or classes?

Search and register online for a class or program offered through the Recreation Department. Class names, schedules, requirements, and fees are listed for each offering. Registration is available online for all classes,  an account be created through the Active.com portal. Once this account is created, family members can be added and all payments and registrations can be made. Registration is also accepted in person at the Recreation Office. For any questions, contact the Recreation Office at 520-421-8677.

How do I reserve a sports field or open space?

To reserve a sports field or open space, please visit the Recreation Office and obtain a Field Request form. This form lists all fees and requirements for use of City fields. Fees vary based on desired use and field preparation requests. Lights are included in the hourly fee for field use and will be scheduled with a 15-minute grace period following the end of the rental. The Field Request form must be completed in full with payment at the time of reservation. To check the availability of fields, please contact the Recreation Office at 520-421-8677.

I am interested in holding a special event in Casa Grande. What do I need to do?

Event organizers planning events with over 150 people in attendance at city parks or on city property are encouraged to complete the Special Events Application and send it to the Community Services Department in order to schedule a meeting with the Special Events Committee.