Scottsdale Parks & Recreation

Register for Youth Cross Country

Cross Country running program meets twice a week for an hour and fifteen minutes. Each week participants will benefit from experienced coaches and building healthy social and physical habits that will last a lifetime!

Cost of the program includes a great running shirt, water bottle and race refreshments.

Cost: $80
Practice Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 3 – Oct. 26
Location: Chaparral Park, 5401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale
Time: 6-7:15 p.m.
Ages: third – eigth grade
Race 1: 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28
Race 2: 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 26
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Grand Ole Fashioned Picnic at Cactus Park

Looking for a little splash? Don’t miss out from 4-7 p.m., Saturday Sept. 21 for an Old-Fashioned Picnic event at Cactus Park located at 7202 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. There will be a 75-foot hill water slide, water tag arena, free play area, sprinkler oasis, city booths and food for sale. This is a free event.

For more information visit and search ‘Grand Ole Fashioned Picnic’.

Grand Ole Fashioned Picnic
4-7 p.m., Saturday Sept. 21
Cactus Park, 7202 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale