The Mayor works full-time, managing the day-to-day operations of the City and providing leadership and policy direction to the City Council. The Mayor chairs all meetings of the City Council,
voting only in the case of a tie. The six members of the City Council work part-time, holding budget and policy-setting authority for the city. The Mayor and City Council members are elected
at large by popular vote. City Council members are elected to a specific Council seat, but the seats are not determined geographically. City elections are held in odd number years (e.g. 2007, 2009, 2011).
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Boise, ID 83702
The city of Boise purchased the property for Phillippi Park in September 1971 from Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hooper. The 8.5-acre park features a playground, basketball courts, a tennis court, horseshoe pit, open play areas, practice fields and restrooms. A covered picnic shelter can be reserved for small picnics.
Several park improvements were funded by city Neighborhood Reinvestment Grants awarded to the Hillcrest Neighborhood Association.
Boise City Department of Arts & History's Percent for Art program funded a public art project by Elizabeth Wolf in the park.
Number of Basketball courts: 2
Number of Horseshoes courts: 2
Available at a first-come, first serve basis.
Open play areas are cut grass spaces
that provide opportunities for healthy recreational
activities for people of all ages.
Park is open from sunrise to sunset.
Download a map of the walking paths and distances in this park.
The walking map sign located in the park was created through a partnership with SelectHealth and Let's Move Boise.
Age group: 2-12
The playground surface is wood chips.
Turf Type: Grass
Fields are scheduled and reserved for local soccer organizations and partners by Boise Parks and Recreation. Usually weekdays or early evenings are available for drop-in use (first-come, first-serve).
Romance of Tools by Elizabeth Wolf
Phillippi Park shelter maybe reserved.
Park restrooms are available at this park. Restrooms are now open. Park drinking fountains are now operational.
For a list of restrooms and portable restrooms that are available year around in parks and the reserves, click here.
Number of Tennis courts: 1
Tennis courts may be reserved by contacting: Boise Parks and Recreation(208) 608-7680
One court must be open for public use at all times.
View our Rules and Regulations for Tennis Court Use
Number of Volleyball courts: 1
The sand volleyball court may be used at a first-come, first serve basis.
Smoking is prohibited in all public parks, including within 20 feet of the Boise Greenbelt, except in designated areas within Ann Morrison and Julia Davis parks and city-owned golf courses.
NOTE: E-cigarettes are not prohibited under the ordinances.
Unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owner's risk and expense. Boise Valley Towing at (208) 389-9707.
A Master Plan is a concept drawing illustrating recreation facilities and landscape features planned for a park site. It does not necessarily represent what amenities are currently in a park.