The Foothills Recreation
& Aquatics Center is a
full-service, recreation center serving the Glendale community.
The center provides 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 opportuni-ties. No joining fees or contracts! Daily, monthly, 15-punch and annual recreation passes
Click here for rates.
Foothills Update CLICK HERE for the
spring 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.
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.
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)
Foothills 360 “Spring Break” Edition 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., March 10-14 or March 17-21 at the
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Children ages 5-11 can enjoy the rock wall, arts and crafts and active games, while being supervised by trained recreation staff. The price is $99 a week, per child (non-residents $129). For more information, call 623-930-4610 or 623-930-4608.
Strong Swimmer? Be a Lifeguard Lifeguard certification classes held at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Lifeguarding is a leadership position where you will learn to handle emergencies in, on and around the water. Lifeguards need to be certified and Glendale is offering three classes. Read more.
Points-Based Poker League 6:30 to 9 p.m., Mondays for 7 weeks beginning March 24 Ages 18 and older can participate in this fun, recreational and educational program. Designed for the avid poker fan or beginner looking for a relaxed environment to learn Texas Hold ’Em. No prize money is involved, and no prior experience needed. Click here or call 623-930-4600 to register or for more information.
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.
Deep Water Aerobics Next session: February 4 - March 1 Those looking for a new workout challenge should try the popular Deep Water Aerobics. The program, for ages 15 and older, provides a cardiovascular, resistance and a serious core workout in the refreshing comfort of the center’s beautiful lap pool. Call 623-930-4600 for information or to register or click here.