Queen Creek may name splash pad shade structures at Founders’ Park

Naming splash pad shade structures at Founders’ Park is to be discussed at the Nov. 13 meeting of the Queen Creek Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the San Tan Conference Room in the Municipal Services Building, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road. The committee is to make a recommendation to […]

Queen Creek splash pad closed for the season

The Queen Creek splash pad closed for the season on Nov. 1 and will reopen in March 2019. The splash pad is at Founders’ Park, 22407 S. Ellsworth Road, across the street from Town Hall. It features various above-ground water features. Queen Creek offers a variety of other recreation opportunities including parks, an extensive trail system, specialty programs and […]

Registration opens for Queen Creek recreation classes on Nov. 5

Registration is open for the Town of Queen Creek’s winter session of recreation classes fulfilling the needs of all family members. According to a press release, registration begins on Nov. 5 for residents and Nov. 12 for non-residents, with a complete catalog of classes available online. Classes for all family members interested in activities — […]

Meet the Coach: Wayne Pirmann has Mighty Kicks of all ages

Following a summer of televised world cup soccer coverage, enthusiasm continues for the sport in the Mighty Kicks program. Offered through the Town of Queen Creek’s Parks and Recreation, Mighty Kicks Soccer classes focus on technical development with one ball for every camper whose time is spent on small-group tactics, games and tournaments. Sessions are […]

QC Parks & Recreation’s husband, wife Lim’s Karate classes are a kick

Lim’s Karate classes are a kick for participants of all ages in the Queen Creek Parks and Recreation program. Many classes, taking place this summer and returning this fall, are just as popular as its instructors like husband and wife, “Papa” George and Patrice “Aunty” Lim who teach martial arts in the Queen Creek Library Annex […]

Registration opens July 21 for Queen Creek fall recreation classes

Registration for the town of Queen Creek’s fall session of recreation classes opens Saturday, July 21, for town residents, and Monday, July 30, for non-residents. “Offering an exciting variety of preschool, youth, teen and adult classes ranging from one-day workshops to monthly programs, there is something for everyone,” according to a release. A 16-page brochure of […]

Parks and recreation master plan update approved by town council

A plan updating Queen Creek’s 2005 parks, trails and open space master plan was approved by the town council at a May 16 meeting. “There have been substantial changes in our community since the original plan was approved more than 10 years ago,” Mayor Gail Barney said in a release. “Not only was the plan […]

Free Queen Creek parks and recreation guide available online

  Looking for a class or new activity? The town of Queen Creek catalog for the spring 2018 season is available at http://queencreekindependent.az.newsmemory.com/?special=Experience+the+QC. “Experience the QC” lists the parks and recreation class offerings along with upcoming special events and specialty programs. Experience the QC is a resource to find activities for all ages to do in […]

Non-resident registration begins Nov. 13 for Queen Creek parks and rec programs

Non-resident registration begins Nov. 13 for programs offered this winter by the Queen Creek Parks and Recreation Department. Queen Creek residents could begin registering Nov. 6, according to the Experience the QC programs brochure.  The brochure contains the program listings for winter 2017-18. It may be viewed on the Queen Creek Independent’s website under “Special […]

Queen Creek Parks and Rec Advisory Committee to meet Sept. 12

Members of the Queen Creek Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will hold their next meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the town’s Municipal Services Building, San Tan Conference Room, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road. Items for discussion, according to the agenda posted on the town’s website at queencreek.org, include the following: •Queen Creek Heat […]