Phoenix to Celebrate Grand Opening of City Park

Oct. 22, 2012

Parks Mission Graphic for WebThe Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, Councilman Daniel Valenzuela and area residents will celebrate the grand opening of Dust Devil Park, 107th Avenue and Camelback Road, at a celebration event Nov. 3 at 10 a.m.

The 15-acre park boasts a skate park, a splash pad, a lighted basketball court, walking/exercise paths, a playground with separate play areas for younger and older kids, open grass areas, a restroom, security lighting, more than 300 trees and solar paneled picnic ramadas. Electricity generated by the solar panels help to offset the park’s electricity costs.

Park construction cost $5 million and was funded with proceeds from the Parks and Preserve Initiative.

More information on the parks, preserves, centers and programs of the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is available online at phoenix.gov/parks or by calling 602-262-6862. 

Information on Dust Devil Park also is available by calling the department regional office for this park area at 602-262-6575.

General Information:

Parks and Recreation Department 602-262-6862

Media Contact:

David Urbinato 602-262-4994