Mesa Sports and Recreation

Mesa Sports and RecreationWhen the sun shines brightly in the Arizona sky, the heat is not only turned up on the area, but that intensity tends to get people moving! Whether it is an afternoon or evening out enjoying a casual game of catch or frisbee with the family in the park, hitting a trail for a walk or hike or enjoying watching a favorite team take the field, there are plenty of fun and exciting things to see and do when it comes to enjoying sports and recreation activities in Mesa.


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Pro Sports

The Hail Marys
The Hail Marys are an all-girl roller derby team that is part of the Arizona Rollergirls league. The sports team takes on other all-girl teams during their season of roller derby action. It is safe to say that all of these women have colorful and bigger-than-life personalities that they take with them into the rink. Bring the whole family out for an evening of intense and always unpredictable fun.

Address: Broadway Recreation Center, 59 East Broadway, Mesa, AZ - MAP

Arizona Rattlers
The Arizona Rattlers are part of the Arena Football League and compete in the Western Division of the National Conference. The sports team has won six division titles since it was established in 1992. The Rattlers play their home games at the US Airways Center in Phoenix. They conduct their practices at Gene Autry Park in Mesa.

Phone: (602) 514-TDTD


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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Four Peaks
If mountain biking is your thing, then you have plenty to smile about when taking your bike out in Mesa. One of the most popular bike trail routes is found at Four Peaks. This recreation trail passes through some of the most picturesque areas of the Sonoran desert and ends on the crest of the Mazatzal Mountains. Located about thirty miles northeast of Mesa, the surface is divided as it features 13 miles of maintained dirt road and 23 miles of double track.

Address: Mesa, AZ - MAP

Browns Peak
Aim high when you go for a challenging yet invigorating hike on Brown's Peak in Mesa. This recreation trail winds up to the highest, northernmost summit of Four Peaks at the end of the Mazatzal Mountains. Most of the hike is on a trail, but part of the ascent requires cross-country travel and the summit involves a rock scramble, so be prepared.

Address: Mesa, AZ - MAP

Pass Mountain Trail
The Pass Mountain Trail winds through the western Goldfield Mountains northeast of Mesa. You will feel a sense of serenity in the remoteness of this trail since it is situated close to Phoenix. The recreation trail does offer plenty of excellent scenery, and a fence clearly marks the boundary of the Tonto National Forest as the trail slowly ascends around the north side of the mountain.

Address: Mesa, AZ - MAP


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Salt River Tubing & Recreation, Inc.
Despite Mesa's desert heat, you can still keep cool as you glide along the current of the Salt River when you go on a water recreation, tubing adventure. An establishment known as the Salt River Tubing and Recreation Inc. provides a starting point, tube rentals, and more amenities when you go on this splashy ride. The facility is open seven days a week, water and weather permitting.

Address: Corner of Power Road and Bush Hwy, Mesa, AZ - MAP
Phone: (480) 984-3305

Riverview Lake
If your idea of an excellent afternoon involves water recreation like boating and fishing, then Mesa's Riverview Lake is your ideal destination. Located in west Mesa, the lake is stocked with such desirable catches as catfish, trout, bass, and sunfish. Bring plenty of sunscreen and a big ice chest to be able to efficiently cart away all the fish you're sure to catch!

Address: Northwest corner of Dobson Road and 8th Street, Mesa, AZ - MAP

Brimhall Aquatics Complex
While it may be true that Mesa's location in the Arizona desert means that there are few places for cool water recreation fun, you will find plenty to splash about when you visit the Brimhall Aquatic Complex. This is a state-of-the-art facility that features an impressive pool, swimming lessons for all skill levels, as well as special events the whole family will enjoy. The pool is equipped with zero-depth entry, 1 and 3-meter diving boards, lap lanes and two water slides.

Address: 4949 East Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85206 - MAP
Phone: (480) 644-5087


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Plenty Of Thrills

Jambo! Indoor Amusement Park
Enjoy all the thrills and unpredictable fun of an amusement park without all the unpredictable elements of the outdoors when you enjoy Mesa's Jambo! Indoor Amusement Park. This incredible facility features 28,000-square-feet worth of a climate-controlled amusement park that features a mini-rollercoaster, a carousel, bumper cars, monkey barrels, spinning cups, a safari train, a jet airplane ride as well as over 90 arcade and carnival style games!

Address: 2726 South Alma School Road, Mesa, AZ 85210 - MAP
Phone: (480) 820-8300

Golfland Sunsplash
Mesa's Golfland Sunsplash has a little something for everyone. This premier family entertainment center features such popular attractions as a super arcade, miniature golf, a fastcar raceway, a bumper boat lagoon, a kiddie golf area and a laser tag arena, among many other fun recreational activities.

Address: 155 West Hampton Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210 - MAP
Phone: (480) 834-8319

Whether your sense of adventure takes you up to the clouds for a skydive or up on a ledge for a bungee jump, let the professionals at Luxergy guide you to the right facility that will make sure that your extreme sports experience is as safe as it is fun!

Phone: (888) 589-3749


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AMF Mesa Lanes
Strike out in a good way when you make plans to enjoy a few games of recreational bowling at AMF Mesa Lanes. State-of-the-art lanes, scoring, and ball return make your game experience perfect. Plus, there is an arcade that will entertain the kids, a great concession area, and lots more fun to be had by the whole family–so much fun that everyone will be completely bowled over!

Address: 2115 East Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ - MAP
Phone: (480) 926-0051

Salt River Tubing
The Salt River runs through Mesa and provides plenty of cool opportunities for refreshing water sports fun. You can cast your line and do a little fishing or rent an inner tube and glide down the river to enjoy the scenery as you beat the stifling Arizona heat.

Address: Mesa, AZ - MAP

Main Street Billiards
Take a cue from the best when you rack'em up for a fun game of pool at Mesa's Main Street Billiards. This is a classy yet comfortable place to enjoy a few games, grab some munchies and meet friends to have a few beers and enjoy both the games on the tables and the sports action on the venue's many big flat screen televisions.

Address: 1749 West Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201 - MAP
Phone: (480) 969-7898