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824 E Gurley St
Prescott, AZ, 86301
Phone 928-777-1121

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Acker Grant Application

The grant process for the City of Prescott Acker Trust is now closed. The grant process will reopen in November 2015 for eligible non-profit organizations seeking funds for Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017). In accordance with the will of J.S. Acker, non-profit organizations that promote "... music and parks, especially for the children of Prescott ..." are encouraged to apply.

Call Patti Crouse at (928) 777-1556 for more information

Mission StatementParks and Rec Board Members

  • To preserve, protect and enhance the parklands, public open spaces, trails and lakes of the City of Prescott for the benefit of its citizens and the ecological health of the region.
  • To maintain leisure services system that is responsive to and directed by the diverse and changing needs of the community we serve.
  • To plan for the future growth and expansion of park facilities, lake properties, open spaces, trails, recreation programs and library services.
  • To construct, operate and maintain parks, recreation facilities, trails and library services in a safe, aesthetically pleasing and efficient manner.

Parking Passes

Parking passes are available for sale for vehicle entry into Watson Lake, Goldwater Lake, Willow Lake and the Sundog Ranch Road- Peavine Trailhead. The cost for an annual parking pass is $100, limit 1 entry per day. Optional passes are $60 for 40 visits or $20 for 10 visits. All passes expire one year from date of purchase. Daily entrance at these locations is $3 per vehicle (effective 2/26/2016). Passes are available for purchase at the following location:

  • Grace Sparkes Memorial Activity Center (credit/ debit/ cash/ check)
    824 E. Gurley St
    Prescott, AZ 86301

or you can mail the Parking Pass application below with your check to the following address:

City of Prescott
Parks, Recreation and Library Dept.
824 E Gurley St
Prescott, AZ 86301

Fishing Information

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  • Grace M. Sparkes Memorial Activity Center (Old Armory Building)
    824 E Gurley Street, Prescott AZ 86301
  • Adult Center of Prescott
Department Phone Number
Recreation Services 777-1122
Adult Sports 777-1557
Special Needs 777-1554
Special Events 777-1552
Golf Course 776-PUTT (7888)