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Fountain Park

Documents

Surface Foam

Fountain Park Layout (PDF)

Splash Park Rules and Regulations (PDF)

Other Link Fountain Park Webcam

Features

  1. Parking
  2. Picnic Areas
  3. Playground
  4. Restrooms
  5. Walking Track

Park Description


Fountain Park is a 64-acre passive recreation area and anchor to the town center. Built in 1970, the park includes:
  • 29-acre 100 million gallon effluent lake
  • 35 acres of turf
  • A dam
  • An 18-hole championship disc golf course
  • Children's playground
  • Chilled drinking fountain
  • Parking lots
  • Pump station
  • Restrooms
  • The world famous fountain
  • Various picnic tables and benches


Park Acquisition


The Town acquired the park May 1, 1997, from MCO Properties, Inc. Approximately 9 months later the Parks and Recreation Commission developed a new Park Master Plan. The plan includes:
  • 18 hole disc golf course
  • 2 parking lots
  • 2 restroom / control buildings
  • 5 picnic Ramadas complete with tables and barbecues
  • 7,200 linear feet of walkways complete with lighting
  • Children's playground and tot lot with water feature and shade structure
  • Interpretive signage
  • Outdoor amphitheater


Rules & Regulations


In addition to the standard park rules, there is no swimming, fishing or boating in Fountain Park Lake because the Town uses reclaimed water in Fountain Park. Click here for the splash pad rules and regulations.

Fountain Hours of Operation


The fountain operates 7 days a week, on the hour for 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. On windy days, the fountain may not be operating. If the wind reaches 10 miles per hour, the fountain automatically turns itself off.

Sprinklers at Fountain Park have been adjusted to run between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. to accommodate early morning walkers.

Standard Park Rules


  • Park hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Vehicles left at any park after 11:00 p.m. will be towed.
  • No alcoholic beverages without a permit.
  • No glass containers.
  • No pets without a leash that is hand held and pets must be on the leash at all times. Owners must clean up after pets.
  • No golfing.
  • No unauthorized vehicles outside of parking areas.
  • No open fires or overnight camping.
  • No firearms or weapons, except as authorized by Arizona law.
  • Do not destroy plants, grass, trees or equipment.
  • No model aircraft or unmanned aircraft, except at Desert Vista Park in designated areas and only when the park is not in use by others.
  • No unauthorized vendors.
  • Specific facilities may be reserved by obtaining a permit from the Community Services Department.
  • Violators of the law and park rules will be prosecuted.
  • Swimming, fishing, and boating are prohibited at Fountain Park Lake.
  • Use of tobacco, electronic cigarettes, or vapor pens within parks is prohibited except in parking areas. (Ordinance No. 18-08)
  • To the fullest extent permitted by law, Responsible Party agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Town and each council member, officer, employee or agent thereof (the Town and any such person being herein called an “Indemnified Party”), for, from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs and the costs of appellate proceedings) to which any such Indemnified Party may become subject, under any theory of liability whatsoever (“Claims”), insofar as such Claims (or actions in respect thereof) relate to, arise out of, or are caused by or based upon the negligent acts, intentional misconduct, errors, mistakes or omissions, in connection with the use of the facility by the Responsible Party, its officers, employees, agents, or any tier of subcontractor, including, but not limited to claims or demands arising from accidents occurring on the premises of the town, whether or not caused by the negligence of the Responsible Party, its agents or employees, or the negligence other than the sole negligence of the Town, its agents or employees or that of any other person, firm or entity.
  • All park patrons will abide by any additional park rules specific to each park.

Subfacilities

  1. Amphitheater

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  2. Rotary Centennial Splash Park

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  3. Veterans Memorial

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