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At Home Activities

Here are some fun activities you and your families can try at home and have fun with our Gilbert Parks and Recreation Team! We encourage you to share photos and videos of your activities on social media by tagging @gilbertparksrec and #gilbertvirtual.

Don't forget to checkout @cactusyards on social media for more fun challenges!

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Grand Canyon Activities with Buddy Bison

The Buddy Bison Program is courtesy of the National Park Trust. Camp Buddy Bison, week one, explores Arizona's own Grand Canyon National Park with these fun activities:

Independence Day

Gilbert Centennial

CENSUS COLORING PAGE Centennial Coloring Page


Baby Yoda Drawing


Kids To Parks

Kids To Parks is courtesy of the National Park Trust

Earth Day 50th Anniversary

Paper Towel Roll Ninja

  • Toilet paper or paper towel roll
  • Paint or markers
  • Plastic straw
  • Ribbon, string, or felt scraps



Join us in saying thank you to those working on the front lines by making a card for a police officer or firefighter today!

Download: Thank You Template

Mail To:
Gilbert Police Department
75 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296

Gilbert Fire & Rescue
85 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296

Tag On Social Media:

Agents of Discovery

Download: QR Codes



Gilbert Parks & Trails

Our goal is to prioritize the health of Gilbert residents by reducing opportunities to gather. Gilbert, Arizona will be closing the following park amenities to help flatten the curve and contain the spread of COVID-19.

As of Friday, May 15, the following park amenities will reopen for residents to use at their own risk:

  • Basketball Courts
  • Drinking Fountains
  • Fenced dog areas at Crossroads and Cosmo Parks
  • Freestone Skate Park
  • Gilbert Regional Park (Splash Pad Closed)
  • Playgrounds
  • Restrooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball Courts

The following park amenities will be remain closed:

  • Splash Pads

All trails, walking paths, and open spaces will be open from 5:30am to 10pm. Remember social and physical distancing guidelines recommended by the CDC apply inside all Gilbert parks. View a full list of Gilbert Parks here.


Graphic by: National Recreation and Park Association 


Internal Resources

To learn more about the steps Gilbert is taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and for a list of community resources, visit:

Additional Resources

For additional resources, visit one of the following school district websites: