The Foothills Center requires all users, including day pass users, to provide
identification and fill out required paperwork. A parent or legal guardian
on paperwork for
those ages 17 and younger.
We are a
full-service, recreation center
serving the Glendale community.
We provide educational, recreational,
fitness and social activities through
classes, special events and ongoing center activities. Select areas and programs are free
to everyone. Recreation passes may be purchased for additional opportunities. No joining fees or contracts! Daily, monthly, 15-punch and annual recreation passes
click here for rates.
Foothills Update CLICK HERE for the
fall 2014 issue!
The Privileges of Being a Recreation Center Pass Holder
A Recreation Pass allows the use of the fitness area with fitness/exercise equipment,
indoor jogging/walking track; the open gymnasium hours, basic aerobics, the indoor
courts, rock climbing wall and scheduled lap swimming all for one low price. Monthly, annual and punch passes with special pricing
for seniors, families and students are available. For pass holder rates and age requirements, click here.
Please note that recreational swim
is separate from a recreation pass and includes an
additional fee. Anyone entering the aquatics area
is considered part of the
capacity and must pay the Aquatics Pass admission.
Personal trainers and nutritionists
Indoor, rock climbing wall
Indoor walking/jogging track
Recreational and special interest classes
Turtle Club childcare
Youth and teen activities
Lap swimming (year round)
Aquatics center (summer only)
Kent Cooks! with You 6 to 8:30 p.m., various dates
Kent McDonald, certified personal chef, is here to help you master a few basic cooking skills, learn a few tricks of the trade and start to enjoy cooking in your own kitchen. Register for one or all of the specialty cooking classes, including Healthy French Cooking (Nov. 5); How To Cook Fish (Nov. 10); and Girl’s Night In! (Nov. 17). Click on class titles for details.
Zumba! Various times and dates
Classes for all ages provide a fun way to get in shape. Available classes include Zumba, Zumba Kids, and Zumba Kids Jr. Click on class titles for details.
Singing Wednesdays for 5 weeks beginning Nov. 5
This program is full of fun methods that will allow students to learn proper voice technique. Classes include Singing for Little Stars (5:30 to 6:15 p.m., ages 4-7), Super Singers (6:30 to 7:15 p.m., ages 8-14), and Adult Singing (7:30 to 8:30 p.m., ages 18+). Click on class titles for details.
Country Partner Dancing 6:45 to 7:35 p.m., Wednesdays for 6 weeks beginning Nov. 5
Learn to dance the basics of Two-Step! No partner needed. Ages 15+. Click here for details.
Thanksgiving Cupcakes 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8
Learn to make cupcakes and discover the exciting and unusual ways to decorate them using fondant. Cupcakes will be taken home. Click here for details.
How to Host a High Tea 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9
Learn the history and elegant charm of High Tea. Enjoy tea tasting with scones accompanied by whipped cream and award-winning preserves made from scratch. Bring your own teacup. Click here for details.
Child Care & Babysitting Workshop 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15
(Ages 12-18) Learn safe and fun ways to babysit and care for children. Class covers CPR, first aid, techniques for active children and how to have a successful babysitting adventure. Bring a sack lunch. Click here for details.
Can You Say "Pickleball?" Now available 4 days a week! Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. What is Pickleball you ask? Pickleball is a paddle sport which combines the elements of badminton, tennis and ping pong. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball (similar to a whiffle ball) and uses wood, composite or fiberglass paddles. The game is played on a badminton court with nets lowered to 34" at the center. Easy for beginners to learn, and can develop into a quick, fast-paced game for experienced players. Just show up and enjoy the fun as all equipment is provided by the center.
Adult Private Swim Lessons
All adults, and especially parents, should learn to swim to prevent their own drowning and be ready to offer assistance to others around water. Adults (ages 15 and older) who want to improve their skills and feel safe around water can receive one-on-one instruction from a certified, experienced instructor. 2 lessons for $35 (non-residents $42). Each lesson is 30 minutes. For information, call 623-930-2838.