Stay Cool in the Summer Heat - Visit Glendale AZ

There’s no denying how intense the temperature gets during the summer months here in the Valley. Even though it’s a dry heat, it can be difficult to be motivated to go outside and enjoy the outdoors. However, no matter how high the temperatures get, here are just a few activities in Glendale that can help beat the heat and stay cool!

Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix
With dozens of rides to choose from, Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix is fun for the whole family! One of the biggest amusement parks in the state of Arizona with 35 acres of land, Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix is located at 4243 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Glendale, AZ 85310. They are currently participating in an Educators Appreciation Week. Present your valid Educator ID at the ticket booth July 30 – August 6, 2018 and get in for just $15+tax.  Offer is only valid for the ID holder.

Foothills Aquatics Center
Located at 5600 W. Union Hills Dr, Foothills Aquatics Center includes 2 giant slides, a kiddie slide, a zero depth entry leisure pool with spray features, water playground, a lazy river, diving well with 2 diving boards and 6 lap lanes, and a snack bar. Summer activities include seasonal youth private and group swim lessons, year-round adult private lessons, public recreation swimming. The Foothills Aquatics Center is open during the following times: Mon. – Thur.: 1 – 5 p.m., Fri.: 1 – 7 p.m. Sat.: 12 – 5 p.m., Sun.: 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Rose Lane Aquatics Center
This year, the city will offer special “Discount Days” at the Rose Lane Aquatics Center. This means that anyone can swim for just $1.50, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays regardless of residential status. Rose Lane includes a large, zero depth entry leisure pool with spray features, splash pad, giant slide, kiddie slide, and a big diving pool. Rose Lane Aquatics Center is located at 5003 W. Marlette Ave and is open Tues. – Fri.: 1 – 5 p.m., Sat. – Sun.: 1 – 6 p.m.

Be sure to get outside and enjoy the last few weeks of the summer vacation! With these suggestions, you and your family can spend some quality time outdoors and stay cool at the same time.

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