Gilbert, AZ Park Safety Tips


Heading To a Park in Gilbert, Arizona? Take an active part in protecting yourself through these park safety tips:

  • Be Conscious Always
  • At all times, stay alert - pay attention to your surroundings.
  • Be conscious of your surroundings and the individuals around you.
  • Don't be afraid of receiving the attention and assistance of others.
  • Before an assault begins, take action to distance yourself from the situation.
  • Get a plan
  • Visualize what, if challenged, you will do (run away and yell).
  • Bring a smartphone and have it ready for use.
  • Let it go if you've snatched your wallet.
  • Have a partner - in numbers, there is protection.
  • Trust your intuition - if in any situation you feel insecure, leave.
  • Bring a whistle - don't be afraid of using it to offend anyone.

Feeling Unsafe? First Call the Police

  1. First, call the police.
  2. Report ANY suspicious activity.
  3. Hours in the park: 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Things Prohibited in Parks:

  • Possession or intake of alcohol
  • From littering
  • Containers of Glass
  • Golfing Golf
  • Interference with areas of reserved use
  • Facility misuse / Destructive conduct
  • Irrational noise
  • Petting zoo and rides for ponies
  • Motorised cars (unless permitted)
  • In pools, swimming, diving, or wading
  • Balloons of hot air
  • Solicitation of handbills or posting
  • Sliding cardboard or water, ice blocking or the use of other sliding materials
  • Hazardous acts such as archery, firearms use, fireworks,
  • Barbecue except in designated areas (existing grills or ramadas/trees 10ft away)
  • Parking in areas not marked as spots for parking
  • Usage of a park area which has been classified as closed

Here are the pet requirements:

  • Physical-leash dogs
  • Horses on designated paths for multiple use only
  • After all animals, must clean up.
  • Arizona State Leash Law
  • Gilbert Code: Section 6  – Division 2- Dogs
  • Sec. 6-60. Running at large.
  • Sec. 6-61. Liability of owners.
  • Sec. 6-62. Disposal of fecal matter.

Necessary permits For:

  • Organized practice in the area, courses, supervised fitness or commercial activities
  • Special equipment, including inflatable structures but not limited to them
  • Sale of products or services (food, beverages, etc.)

Laws on the Ball Fields:

  • It is forbidden to climb on or over fences.
  • Soft Toss" is not permitted against the fence."
  • It is not acceptable to strike against the fence.
  • No vehicles are permitted on the fields.
  • It will not permit unsportsmanlike conduct, combat, foul language.
  • Using only the existing base distance
  • Throwing down bases can be used only on dirt infields

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Gilbert, Arizona is blessed with so many amazing parks you don’t want to miss in :

  • Gilbert Regional Park
  • Freestone Park
  • Crossroads Veteran's Park
  • Water Tower Plaza
  • John Allen Park
  • Nichols Park
  • Discovery Park
  • Zanjero Park
  • Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

All of these wonderful parks are located just a short distance from our offices located at 1447 West Elliot Road #103 in Gilbert! Stop by for a visit anytime!

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