Rio Vista is a neighborhood in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, United States, with a population of 8,777 people. Rio Vista is located in the county of Maricopa. Living in Rio Vista provides inhabitants with a minimal metropolitan vibe, and the vast majority of individuals own their own residences. Rio Vista is home to a large number of parks. Rio Vista is home to a large number of young professionals, and the majority of people are conservative. Rio Vista’s public schools are considered to be above average.
Rio Vista Village (also known as “river view”) is the fifteenth officially designated urban village in the city of Phoenix, Arizona area, and is located in the city’s northern section. The village is predominantly comprised of undeveloped property, and it is located near the unincorporated master-planned community of Anthem, which is also unincorporated. Anthem Commerce Park, Anthem Outlets, and the Anthem West single-family home development are among the places that have been developed.. The Arizona State Property Department owns a large portion of the undeveloped land in the state. To the north, Table Mesa Road runs through the community, to the east, Interstate 17 runs through the community, to the south, an irregular area bounded by Desert Hills Drive, Pyramid Peak Parkway, and Carefree Highway, and to the west, New River Road and 75th Avenue run through the community.
A multipurpose and family-friendly facility, the Rio Vista Recreation Center, located within Rio Vista Community Park, was created to meet the needs of the community and its visitors. Its diverse services and programs are aimed to engage residents and encourage them to live healthy lifestyles in the community. Among the many firsts in Peoria, the Recreation Center is home to the first public gymnasium, the first indoor racquetball courts, the first climbing wall, and a host of other pioneering facilities and amenities. The 52,000-square-foot facility has twice been named Outstanding Facility of the Year by the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA), in 2007 and 2008.