McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center
Public swim is not offered until weekends in May, beginning May 2nd. This includes all water park features: lazy river, water slide, leisure pool, and the beach area.
Address15525 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
MapPark Map (pdf/498kb/1p)
Aquatic Center Map (pdf/531kb/1p)
Detailed Floorplan (pdf/1mb/1p)
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.
Aquatic Center Amenities
Skate ParkThe 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.
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:
For more information regarding the park, visit the MMR Park Page.
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.
An admission fee is required for all visitors.
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.
Birthday Party Reservation
To submit your birthday party request form, please fill out the online form here.
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.
A Family Pass at McDowell Mountain Ranch for a family of 4 costs $140 and $20 for each additional family member. The McDowell Mountain Ranch Family Pass is good at all four Aquatic Centers. Family Passes can be purchased by Scottsdale residents and include unlimited public swim, lap swim and fitness center visits. All aquatic classes require an additional registration fee.