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 […]

Queen Creek parks and rec advisors to meet tonight, council to meet Aug. 16

AUG. 15-TUESDAY Queen Creek Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting: 6 p.m., Municipal Services Building, San Tan Conference Room, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road. To view the agenda, visit the Calendar listing on the town’s website: www.queencreek.org. AUG. 16-WEDNESDAY Queen Creek Town Council Regular Meeting: 5:30 p.m., Queen Creek Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. Public […]

Queen Creek breaks ground on new community park

As a growing, family-friendly community, Queen Creek parks are filled with laughter and activities, and are often at capacity. To help meet the need for more park space and recreation amenities, the town broke ground Aug. 1 on a new 48-acre park at 19535 E. Appleby Road. “Our parks, trails, and recreation opportunities are part […]

Registration for parks and rec classes begins July 29 for QC residents

Registration for the town of Queen Creek’s fall session of recreation classes begins on July 29 for town residents and Aug. 7 for non-residents. The complete catalog of classes is available online at QueenCreek.org/Recreation and was included in the July 19 issue of the Queen Creek Independent. It also may be viewed in the Special […]