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Surprise draws national attention showcasing growing sport of pickleball

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The City of Surprise is gaining national attention for the fast-growing game of pickleball – a paddle sport combining elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. This season, the city is hosting more players and spectators from across the country than e…Read more…See press release…City of Surprise News Posted on: August 28, 2019

Update: Community Dog Park closed Sept 9-Oct 13 for annual maintenance

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*Due to recent weather events, the dog park will remain closed for one additional week. The dog park is now scheduled to reopen on Monday, October 14, weather permitting.* 

The Surprise Community Park Dog Park located at 15953 N. Bullard Ave, will…Read more.


No more recycling in City of Surprise due to rising costs … › news › no-more-recycling-in-city-of-surprise-d…Aug 13, 2019 – SURPRISE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) — The rising cost of recycling is prompting the City of Surprise to end its recycling program, at least for now. Starting …

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Surprise, AZ (September 20, 2019) Surprise is offering Tennis & Racquetball Leagues for youths and adults. 

Register by September 30 so you don’t miss your shot at these great fall activities!

Surprise, AZ (September 20, 2019) Surprise is seeking volunteers to help beautify the city during the Surprise Day of Service on Saturday, October 19.

Surprise Day of Service projects will include painting, landscaping, removal of refuse, and other activities as needed, throughout the city. Projects will last approximately 1-4 hours.

Volunteers are asked to meet at the Surprise Senior Center, 15832 N. Hollyhock Street, at 8 a.m. to receive their assignment; and should plan to serve until noon. Lunch will be provided at noon.

Surprise, AZ (September 20, 2019) Fall break is approaching fast!  The Surprise Parks & Recreation Department will be offering Fall Break Camp October 14-18.

This camp provides opportunities for youth currently enrolled in K- 6th grades to have fun in a safe and supervised program. This exciting program features on-site activities such as: arts & crafts, games, sports, and special field trips.

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Surprise, A‌Z (September 23, 2019) Scattered to numerous thunderstorms can be expected across southwest and south central Arizona today into Tuesday. The greater Phoenix area will be affected by the storms with heavy rain and strong wind expected. Residents in flood prone areas can access free sand and bags at several city locations. Additionally, remember that it is NEVER safe to drive or walk into flood waters. When you come to a flooded area, please “Turn Around Don’t Drown.”

Sand and bags are available to residents at the following locations (view online map):

3 Star Park, 15825 N. Jerry Street (south side parking area off of Jerry Street)

Bell Road Lake (south side), 15105 W. Bell Road

Water well site, 16849 W. Jomax Road
Westgate city facility, 13430 W. Westgate Drive
Ashton Ranch Water Supply Facility,15151 W. Greenway Road
AZ TechCelerator,12425 W. Bell Road
Fire Station 302,18600 Reems Road

NOTE: Residents are asked to bring their own shovel to fill the bags. Anyone needing assistance should call Public Works at 623.222.1900.

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Until 330 AM MST.

* At 1129 PM MST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has
already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Glendale, Surprise, Buckeye, El Mirage, Youngtown, Tonopah, Sun
City West, Waddell, White Tank Mountain Park, Luke AFB, Beardsley,
Surprise Stadium, Wintersburg and Palo Verde Nuclear Generation
Affected washes and roadways include Indian School Road at Winters
Wash and Delaney Wash at 411th Ave and Salome Highway.