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.
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 Update Click here for the fall 2013 issue!
Container Gardening Workshop 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. This course will cover the basics of growing organic fruits and vegetables in containers and/or raised beds. Topics will include choosing containers, potting mixes/soil, seeds and using soil amendments and fertilizers. No previous gardening experience necessary. For details, click here.
Paint Along Party – Acrylic 7 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6 or 13 at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
Your instructor will guide you through the completion of a holiday scene acrylic painting in this fun, interactive class. Instructor and students will
paint the same image together. Join in the fun, even if you have no painting experience, but always wanted to paint. Just bring yourself. Preregistration required. For details, click here.
OMG Desserts Class 12 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 at the
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. From recipes that come together in a matter of minutes to the most sophisticated dishes you can imagine, our certified personal chef will walk you through them. It’s not magic, but if you know what you are doing, it looks and tastes like magic. Preregistration required. For details, click here.
Mexican Tamales Class 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14 at the
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Just in time for the holiday season. Learn to make homemade beef, chicken and sweet tamales using the traditional masa and a low-fat recipe. Participants will take home one dozen tamales. A $30 supply fee will be collected at class. Instructor speaks English and Spanish. Preregistration required. For details, click here.
CPR and First Aid Training 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Learn basic CPR and first aid in this class, which will provided you the knowledge and skills necessary to administer emergency care in cases of injury or sudden illness. Successful completion cards will be distributed. Optional health care provider offered for an additional $5, payable at class. The class is for ages 12 and older. Preregistration required. For details, click here.
Holiday Ornament Cupcakes Class 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 21 at the
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Learn to make cupcakes and discover the most exciting and unusual ways to decorate for the holidays using fondant. These edible cupcakes look like real Christmas ornaments when finished. Impress your family and friends with these beautiful and delightful desserts. You will take your cupcakes home. A $20 supply fee collected at class. Instructor speaks English and Spanish. Preregistration required. For details, click here.