Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center - Visit Glendale AZ

The Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center is a full-service, recreation and aquatics center serving the Glendale community.

In accordance with both state and federal guidelines, amenities in Glendale city parks will begin
reopening during the next week. Playground equipment and dog parks will reopen Saturday, May
16. Restrooms and splash pads will follow in late May. We are evaluating a May opening for skate
parks as well.

The city is looking to reopen other recreational facilities including the Foothills Recreation &
Aquatics Center in June. To ensure the safety of both guests and employees, we will make the final
decision on opening dates based on the latest health guidelines. The city will continue to evaluate
the COVID-19 situation before making a final decision on the opening of the Glendale Adult
Center. Protecting those most vulnerable to the virus will be the overriding factor in opening that

Click here for a full list of services and facilities impacted.

Click here for a full list of services and facilities impacted.


The Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center provides a gymnasium, indoor walking/jogging track, fitness area, racquetball courts, climbing wall, game area, special interest classes, culinary arts kitchen, public meeting space and aquatics center featuring lap swimming, diving pool, lessons, slides, lazy river and aquatic playground. Select areas and programs are free to everyone. Recreation Memberships may be purchased for additional opportunities. No joining fees or contracts! Daily, monthly, 15-punch and annual recreation memberships are available.

Foothills Aquatics Center
5600 W. Union Hills Dr. • 623-930-4600
(north side of Union Hills Dr., 1/2 mile east of 59th Ave.)
June 1 – Aug. 3
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.

Admission fees for public swim:
• Ages 2 and under: free
• Ages 3-17: $2.50 Resident/ $3.50 Nonresident
• Ages 18-54: $5 Resident/ $6 Nonresident
• Ages 55+: $3 Resident/ $5 Nonresident

Foothills Aquatics
Year-round swim information: Foothills Aquatics Center

This year-round facility includes: lap swimming, water aerobics, and private swim teams.

Summer activities include seasonal youth private and group swim lessons, year-round adult private lessons, public recreation swimming, full facility private pool rentals, Pool Patio Party rentals, and Red Cross lifeguard as well as instructor certification programs.

Foothills amenities include 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.

Foothills has full locker rooms with day use lockers, so please bring your own lock or you may purchase one at the Foothills Service Desk.


Monday-Friday, 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Additional holiday hours as posted.


ADDRESS: 5600 W Union Hills Dr, Glendale, AZ 85308

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