Parks & Recreation

  1. Surprise Community Park playground closed Jan. 13-30 for shade structure installationThe Surprise Community Park playground and several ramadas will be closed from January 13 – 30 for the installation of shade structures; the areas are scheduled to reopen on Friday, January 31. Thank you for your patience as we complete this project.


The City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for recreational and special event programming, facility operations and ground maintenance of existing facilities and city parks.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Department to enrich and complement the lives of Surprise residents through stewardship of our resources while providing responsive programs which promote and prioritize diversity, cultural, neighborhood, family, education, recreation and wellness opportunities.

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