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McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center


15525 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Park Map (pdf/498kb/1p)
Aquatic Center Map
Detailed Floorplan (pdf/1mb/1p)


480-312-MMRP (6677)


Aquatic Center:
Pool and Fitness Center Schedule (pdf/1mb/2pp)

Lap Lane Availability (pdf/247kb/1p)

Skate Park and Ball Fields:
Sunrise - 10:30pm

The competitive and leisure pools are heated during Fall & Winter months.


Lazy River at MMR


Aquatic Center Amenities

  • 8-lanes (25 yards) lap pool
  • Dive well with 4 diving boards (two, 1-meter and two, 3-meter)
  • Large tube water slide
  • 600-foot lazy river
  • Zero-depth entry into a large play pool
  • Water play features
  • Interactive spray pad
  • Grassy sections with multiple shaded areas
  • Veranda seating with a view of the pool area
  • Party island with seating at the lazy river (great for birthday parties!) 
  • Public art component Cactus Mirage by Norie Sato
Offers swimming for:
  • the general public
  • high schools teams
  • competitive teams
  • recreational teams
Offers classes for:
  • water exercise
  • swim lessons
  • aerobics
  • fitness

Skate ParkMMR Skatepark

The Skate Park is 16,000 square feet and is open to all skateboarders and in-line skaters. There are street-like components such as tables, benches, planters and ledges all of which are designed to be used by skateboarders and in-line skaters. Additionally, the skate park has a 10-foot bowl at its deepest area.

Skate park access system

To more effectively monitor skate park activities, McDowell Mountain Ranch Skate park users are required to enter the facility with an access card. As a cost-recovery measure for the system, users will be charged $26 for lifetime access. There will be an $8 fee for replacement cards. Drop-in rates are available for $1 a day and are only available during Aquatic Center operating hours. The monitoring system tracks users as they enter the facility. 

To purchase a pass, you must sign a waiver and the behavior policy.  If you are under the age of 18 a parent or guardian must sign the forms as well.  The waiver and behavior policy can be downloaded here (pdf/531kb/2p).  Please bring the completed forms with you when purchasing the pass.  You may sign the forms on site, however a parent or guardian must be there to sign before using the skate park.

If you have any questions regarding the monitoring system, please send an email to ParksandRec@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.

Fitness Center

The fitness center has machine weights, dumbbells, and cardiovascular machines.  A variety of fitness, aerobic and leisure education classes as well as nutritional and wellness classes are also offered.

The fitness center age restrictions are:           

  • 13 and under: Not allowed
  • 14 - 17: Allowed with a signed waiver by a parent or guardian
  • 18 and up: Adult fee applies

Park Amenities

For more information regarding the park, visit the MMR Park Page.

  • 35 Acres
  • 3 resevable soccer fields
  • 2 reservable ball fields
  • Park Restrooms
  • Skatepark
 MMR Ball Fields

FEES (November-February)

In analyzing facility costs, we have researched the cost of utilities. During November, December, January, and February; facility utility costs are double the cost of previous months. We want to keep the facilities open, so we are implementing a Pilot Program. We are instituting a rate increase for Lap Swimming and Fitness Center usage.

Resident Non-Resident
Daily Lap Swim/Fitness Center - Adult $3 $4.50
Daily Lap Swim/Fitness Center - Child (under 18) $1.50 $2.25
Adult Passes - Lap Swim/Fitness Center (10 visits) $30 $45
Adult Passes - Lap Swim/Fitness Center (30 visits) $72 $108

An admission fee is required for all visitors.

Fees (March-October)

An admission fee is required for all visitors. Fees for the pool and fitness center are per visit and are on a drop-in basis. Membership is not required. We accept cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Diners Club International, and JCB when paying for a drop-in fee.

Resident Non-Resident
Daily Lap Swim/Fitness Center - Adult $2 $3
Daily Lap Swim/Fitness Center - Child (under 18) $1 $1.50
Public Swim-Adult $6 $9
Public Swim-Child $4 $6
Adult Passes - Lap Swim/Fitness Center (10 visits) $20 $30
Adult Passes - Lap Swim/Fitness Center (30 visits) $48 $72

Birthday Party Reservation

To submit your birthday party request form, please fill out the online form here.

Summer Family Pass

Scottsdale's Summer Family Pass (pdf/785kb/1p) allows families of all sizes unlimited public swim and fitness center visits from Memorial Day through Labor Day. A family of four that visits a city pool an average of two times a week receives a substantial savings over the drop-in price when they purchase a Family Pass for the season. The savings increase the more frequently you attend.