Why Live in Mesa?
Mesa has the advantages of a thriving metropolis while maintaining the feel of a suburban environment at the same time.
With dynamic educational, recreational and business opportunities, Mesa has the best in a variety of amenities including parks within easy walking distance from home, a great choice of sports facilities that cater to athletes young and old, highly-rated golf courses for all skill levels, a diversity of special events and local community festivals.
The elementary, middle, and high schools in Mesa are public, private and parochial. Magnet schools, Montessori charter schools, international baccalaureate programs and other options embody Mesa’s commitment to education.
Mesa Public Schools have been awarded with a gold medal designation in the Education Quotient (EQ) Ratings, which was published annually in Expansion Management magazine in 2011.
Arts and Culture
The Arts and Culture Department of the City of Mesa serves as the cultural liaison and ambassador for the City. It’s the chief advocate for the importance of arts and culture to community life and the oversight body for the three City-owned arts and culture venues/programs.
The department seeks to connect with educational institutions, volunteers, businesses, community members, City staff and other cultural and government entities to further the vision and goals of the department’s strategic plan. It supports the idea that creativity and discovery are the engine of human progress and well-being. This is essential to healthy and civilized societies and productive human activity.
Dobson Ranch Golf Course
With a par seventy-two, eighteen-hole championship golf course featuring mature trees and large greens, Dobson Ranch Golf Course offers a challenging layout with six thousand seven hundred twelve yards of tree-lined fairways.
The lit driving range and practice facility adds to the reasons why golfers choose to play golf at Dobson Ranch Golf Course. Free junior clinics are held every summer and the Pro Shop features a full line of discounted professional golf equipment.