Parks, Recreation and Libraries

Libraries

Visit the Library Department website for more information about library programs and services.

The statistics below are as of July 2011.

Library Facilities 17
Library Books and Audio Visual Materials 1,600,000
Library Card Holders 902,237
Annual Circulation 14,300,000
Annual Visitors 5,167,958

Parks and Recreation

Visit the Parks and Recreation Department website for more information about recreation programs.

The statistics below are as of July 2011.

Acres of Developed City Parks 4,721
Acres of Desert Parks/Preserves 30,830
Acres of Desert Parks 7,693
Acres of Undeveloped Park Sites 1,165
Street Landscape Maintained 725 miles
City Parks 188
City Playgrounds 145
City Basketball Courts 137
Municipally-Operated Golf Courses 8
City Swimming Pools 29
Neighborhood/Recreation Centers 17
Full Service Community Centers 13