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.
A division of the Community Services Department
Get a holiday bargain with our New Membership Drive! Click here for details!
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 Memberships may be purchased for additional opportunities. No joining fees or contracts! Daily, monthly, 15-punch and annual recreation memberships
click here for rates.
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winter 2015 issue!
A Recreation Membership 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 memberships with special pricing
for seniors, families and students are available. For membership rates and age requirements, click here.
Please note that summer public swimming includes an additional fee for all users, including those with a Foothills membership. Anyone from the community is welcome to enjoy public swimming by paying the aquatics admission fee. All users, whether swimming or supervising do need to pay an aquatics admission fee as everyone on deck is included in the capacity counts.
Full-size gymnasium (monthly schedule at Service Desk)
18 weekly fitness classes included in your membership or day pass purchase
Certified running coach, personal trainers and a nutritionist on staff
Wide variety of community classes for toddlers through adults
Open racquetball, racquetball lessons, league and social racquetball
Social pickle ball pickup games
Room rentals for HOA’s, weddings, baby showers, business meetings, graduation parties
Full fitness center with free weights, a strength training circuit, and cardio equipment
Activity Room open to the public to shoot pool, play ping pong or just socialize with friends
Lap swimming year-round in heated, outdoor pool
Public swimming in the summer at mini-water park
Silver Sneakers facility
Adult private swim lessons, with youth lessons offered every summer
Cooking classes every quarter
Martial arts classes
3 different types of yoga available
Year-round Neptune Swim Team
Special events such as Halloween and Santa’s Workshop
NEW! Zumba Drop-In Class 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., every Saturday
Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Ongoing class includes interval training sessions using fast and slow rhythms, with new instructor Janelle Haren. Drop-in fee is $6 per class. Call 623-930-4600 for more information.
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center New Membership Drive Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 – Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center will be holding a New Membership drive from Dec. 15, 2014 – Jan. 31, 2015.
Receive 3 months for the price of 2, or buy an annual membership and receive an additional 2 months. Membership includes fitness and exercise equipment, indoor track, aerobics classes, open gym with basketball and pickleball, racquetball courts, lap swimming, water aerobics and child care. For more details, call 623-930-4600.
Can You Say "Pickleball?" Now available 6 days a week! Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:45 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.
Kent Cooks! with You 6 to 8:30 p.m.
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 How to Cook Fish(Feb. 2), Winter Soups(Feb. 11), OMG Desserts(Feb. 17), and Vegetarian Cooking(Feb. 23). Click on the class title for details.
Zentangle 6:30 to 8 p.m., Mondays for 4 weeks beginning Feb. 2
Zentangle is an easy-to-learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns proving anything is possible one stroke at a time. Completion increases focus and creativity, reduces stress and increases sense of personal well-being. Click here for details.
Introduction to Voiceovers 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5
Are people always telling you that you have a great voice? Do you often find yourself listening to your favorite audiobook, commercial or cartoon character and thinking, “I could do that”? This fun and empowering two-hour workshop covers the different types of voiceovers and what tools are needed to find success. Click here for details.
Social Security: What Everyone Needs to Know 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5
Maximize your benefit and cash flow through tax planning before and after taking your benefit. Discuss strategies to position yourself for YOUR Social Security benefits. Click here for details.
Pet CPR and First Aid Training 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 7
Discuss the immediate care and temporary assistance that can be given to an injured or suddenly ill pet until competent veterinary care is available. Properly applied first aid can save your pet’s life, reduce recovery time and be the difference between temporary and lifelong disability. Click here for details.