Whether you live in Chandler or are just visiting, the city features many fun sports and recreation activities, both indoors and outdoors. Since Chandler boasts more than 300 days of sunshine each year, people like to take advantage of many outdoor recreational activities throughout the year. In 2013 it was announced that Chandler was a “Playful City, USA” community due to the many aquatic centers, recreational facilities and parks. Chandler's recreational services are available to residents and visitors of all ages. Many sports and activities are offered, including swimming lessons, youth sports, after-school programs, summer arts and sports camps, group dance and fitness classes, and adult sports groups. Many of these activities are available at Snedigar Recreation Center which is located at 4500 S. Basha Rd. in Chandler. The center also has adult sports leagues for basketball, volleyball, softball and flag football.
Chandler is also a great place for world class golf. Historic Downtown Chandler is home to Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, a beautiful resort with an 18-hole golf course that is open to the public year-round. You can play a round or just practice at the 10 tee driving range. Professional lessons are available and the golf pro shop is always fully stocked for any golf needs you may have. You can read more about San Marcos Golf Resort at www.Chandler.com where you can also book your tee times and view golf packages that are available. The resort is the oldest in Chandler and has hosted in guests such as Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire, President Herbert Hoover and designer Christian Dior. The resort is located at One San Marcos Place in the heart of Chandler.
The Ice Den Chandler is another major sports attraction. It is a premier indoor ice rink and is open for public skating many times each week, which is a fun activity for kids and adults alike. The Ice Den Chandler also offers lessons, hockey programs, figure skating programs and other sports programs for all ages. If looking for a great place to hold a birthday party, the Ice Den offers that as well, along with a stocked pro shop. The Ice Den is located at 7225 W. Harrison St., Chandler. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, Chandler offers a huge variety of sports and recreation activities. You’ll be able to find a fun sport and stay in shape all year long!