AQUATICS PROGRAMS & FACILITIES
The City of Glendale owns two aquatics centers, the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center and the Rose Lane Aquatics Center, plus a splash pad in Heroes Park. For more information, call 623-930-2820 or 623-930-4600.
Foothills Aquatics | Rose Lane Aquatics | Heroes Park Splash Pad
| Adult Lessons | Lifeguard | Teams
Foothills Aquatics Center
5600 W. Union Hills Dr. • 623-930-4600
(on Union Hills, east of 59th Ave.)
Summer Facility hours will start June 2018 and will be posted in April 2018. Year-round swim information: Foothills Aquatics Center
Admission fees apply
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.
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Rose Lane Aquatics Center
5003 W. Marlette Ave. • 623-930-7905
(east of 51st Ave., north of Bethany Home Rd.)
Summer Facility hours will start June 2018 and will be posted in April 2018.
Admission fees apply
This seasonal facility is only open to the public during the summer. Activities include full facility aquatic rentals, seasonal private swim lessons, group swim lessons, and summer public recreation swimming.
Rose Lane includes a large, zero depth entry leisure pool with spray features, a splash pad, a giant slide, a kiddie slide, and a big pool with a diving well and a diving board. Rose Lane has outdoor day use lockers. Please bring your own lock or you may purchase one at the Rose Lane Cashier's Office. This facility is only staffed when the pools are open for aquatic programming.
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Heroes Park Splash Pad
83rd Ave & Berridge Ln. • 623-930-2838
(on 83rd Ave., just north of Bethany Home Rd.)
This is a summer, seasonal facility.
Summer facility hours will start around the end of May 2018. Check back in April of 2018 for exact dates and hours.
| DEEP WATER AEROBICS CLASSES
@ Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center Water aerobics for adults (ages 15+). Each session has 5 classes (Classes 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5). Class 1 is for Foothills members. All memberships are accepted, including day pass. Class 2, 3, 4 & 5 require enrollment.
Strong Swimmer? Be a Lifeguard!
Lifeguarding is a leadership position where you will learn to handle emergencies in, on and around the water. Glendale conducts interviews to hire summer, certified lifeguards, 15 years or older, at our two aquatics centers.
Applying for a Lifeguard Job with Glendale
When Glendale has certified lifeguard positions available, the jobs will be posted here. If you do not see a part-time position posted, you can still register your application and then check back for the posting you are interested in. Click on the APPLY link whenever you see a job you want to be considered for. A resume may NOT take the place of an official application.
Year-round Adult Private Swimming Lessons
Adults (ages 15+) who want to improve their skills and feel safe around water can receive one-on-one instruction from a certified, experienced lifeguard. Each lesson is 30 minutes. The cost per lesson is $35 (non-resident $42) and preregistration is required. EXTREMELY LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE! For more information, call 623-930-2838.
Swim & Diving Team Information
The City of Glendale does not offer competitive team programs. As alternative options, following is a list of community organizations that offer competitive team programs. (Note: These organizations are NOT affiliated with the City of Glendale).
- Swim Neptune / 602-358-8458 / Website
Practice at Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr., and at the Glendale Peoria YMCA located at 14711 N 59th Ave. Offers a summer swim and diving team/league similar to the program Glendale has offered in previous years.
- Arizona Swimming Gauchos / 602-674-0125
Practice at Glendale Community Pool at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave. Offers swim training, competitive teams and meets for all ages and levels, including an adult (Master’s) swim team.
- Arizona Desert Gems / 480-609-1776
Practice at Glendale Community Pool at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave. Offers synchronized swim (swimming and dancing combined) training and competitive meets for all ages and levels.