AQUATICS PROGRAMS & FACILITIES
The City of Glendale owns 2 aquatic centers, the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center, located at 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. and the Rose Lane Aquatics Center located at 5003 W. Marlette Ave.
The Foothills Center is a year-round facility that includes: lap swimming, water aerobics, seasonal private swim lessons, summer group swim lessons, summer recreation swimming, pool rentals/parties, and lifeguard instructor certification programs. Foothills amenities include 2 giant slides, a zero depth entry leisure pool with spray features, a lazy river, diving well with 2 diving boards and 6 lap lanes. Foothills has indoor locker rooms with “day use” lockers. Please bring your own lock. View a Slide Show of it here!
The Rose Lane Aquatics Center is open to the public for summer activities including aquatic party rentals, group swim lessons, and summer recreation swimming. This facility includes a large, zero depth entry leisure pool with spray features, a splash pad, a giant slide, and a big pool with a diving well and 2 diving boards. This facility is only staffed when the pools are open for aquatic programming. View a Slide Show of it here!
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Get Ready for Summer!
It's Here! Summer Aquatics
We will be offering recreation swimming, swim lessons, private swim lessons, junior lifeguard programs, water aerobics, a family fun night and more! Click here to download the 2013 Splashbook!
SUMMER AQUATICS INFORMATION
(for details on lessons locations, dates and times, download the Splashbook above)
We hope you and your family will enjoy the fun, fitness and skill development offered through our wide variety of aquatic programs and opportunities. Featured are two aquatic centers offering recreation swim, swim and dive lessons, adult water aerobics classes, private swim lessons, Junior Lifeguard Training and party rentals. Rose Lane Aquatics Center and Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center boast fun-filled slides, lap pools, play structures and more! What a FUN way to cool off this summer!
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center,
5600 W. Union Hills Dr. • 623-930-4600
June 1 - August. 3
Monday-Thursday, 1–5 p.m. • Friday, 1–7 p.m.
Saturday, 12–5 p.m. • Sunday 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Rose Lane Aquatics Center,
5003 W. Marlette Ave. • 623-930-7905
June 1 - August 3
Everyday, 1–5 p.m.
|Recreation Swim Admission
|Ages 2 & under
It’s FREE and open everyday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.,
May 25 through Sept. 2. It’s at 83rd Ave. & Berridge Ln.
(North of Bethany Home Rd).
GROUP LESSONS for all ages and levels are $26
($49 non-resident) for eight, 30-minute classes that
meet Monday–Thursday over a two-week period.
PRIVATE LESSONS are 30 minutes and scheduled as a package of 2 lessons. Lessons are available for ages 5 years to adult. Two 30-minute private lessons are $35 (non-residents $42).
Swim lesson REGISTRATION DATES begin May 6 for Glendale residents and May 9 for both residents and non-residents. Registrations may be completed online, by phone or walk-in. For complete registration details, download the SPLASHBOOK at the top of this page.
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Foothills Family Swim Night
June 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center
An evening for families to enjoy our mini water park. Open to first 400 paid participants. Residents $4/person, Non-residents $6/person. Price includes hot dog and lemonade. The concession stand will be open for additional purchases. Parents/Guardians must be present. No ice chests, swim toys or floatation devices. For more information, call Darren at 623-930-4610.
NOW HIRING LIFEGUARDS!
We will be hiring a number of lifeguards for the 2013 summer season. Individuals will be placed at the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center (5600 W. Union Hills Dr.e) or the Rose Lane Aquatics Center (5003 W. Marlette Ave.). An individual must hold a current lifeguard certification or have the ability to complete a certification, must be at least 15 years of age and must successfully complete the interview and water skills test. Lifeguard duties include: monitoring and supervising swimming pool areas; preventing accidents, drowning and near drowning by responding quickly and calmly in emergency situations; maintaining crowd control during emergency situations; documenting accidents and incidents; monitoring the activities of swimmers; and possess strong swimming skills to perform rescue techniques. Glendale is offering a StarGuard Lifeguard Training class which will be held April 20 and 27, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Call 623-930-4600 to register or click here. For more information, call Kyle at 623-930-2838.
Click the specific file format for the 2013 application: Word or PDF. Submit applications to: Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center – Aquatics Division. 5600 W UNION HILLS DRIVE., GLENDALE, AZ 85308 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call 623-930-2838.
Applications are accepted on a year-round basis at the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center, with interviews scheduled as needed to fill vacancies. As summer nears returning lifeguards are given the first opportunity for summer lifeguard positions. Positions that cannot be filled are then opened up to all applicants with screenings and interviews scheduled.
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 - 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 and competitive meets for all levels.