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McDowell Mountain Ranch Fitness Center will be closed April 18 - May 1 while the floor is being upgraded. During this time there will not be access to the fitness center, classrooms, family restroom, or any internal access to the skate park/skate park restrooms. During this time, patrons may use the fitness centers at Via Linda Senior Center and Cactus Aquatic & Fitness Center. Search "Scottsdale Senior Services" or "Cactus Fitness Center" for their operating hours and addresses.

 

Aquatic Programs will be conducted during this time. You can enter the pool on the south side of the facility. Limited parking is available on the south side, so please continue to park in the main lot. We will be open for public swim Saturday, April 30. Check our website to see if the fitness center will be open.


We have now transitioned to our new software program. Accounts are required to register for programs, classes, and purchasing membership passes.  We encourage all users to set up their new account by visiting the following link Active Net.links to external site We appreciate your patience while we enhance our service systems.

If you have any questions, please email Parksandrec@scottsdaleaz.gov or call 480-312-2771.

 

The City of Scottsdale Aquatics Program has a robust vision that 'Everyone learns to swim'. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of aquatic instructional and recreational services to Scottsdale residents and visitors in order to help achieve that vision.

Our facilities provide affordable, safe, and diverse aquatic activities that meet the needs of the community and citizens with a focus on water safety awareness and drowning prevention.

Aquatic Centers

Cactus Aquatic & Fitness Center
P: 480-312-7665
Facility Schedule (PDF)
Lap Swim Availability (PDF)
Chaparral Aquatic Center
P: 480-312-2361
Open June 6 - July 28

Eldorado Aquatic & Fitness Center
P: 480-312-2484
Facility Schedule (PDF)
Lap Swim Availability (PDF)
McDowell Mtn. Ranch Aquatic & Fitness Center
P: 480-312-6677
Facility Schedule (PDF)
Lap Swim Availability (PDF)

Admission Fees

Lap Swim & Public Swim Fee (Cact, Chap, Eldo) Resident Non-Resident
Daily Lap Swim/Fitness Center - Adult / Child $3 / $2 $5 / $3
Adult Passes - Lap Swim/Fitness Center (10 visits) $30 $50
Adult Passes - Lap Swim/Fitness Center (30 visits) $72 $120
Public Swim Fee at MMRA Resident Non-Resident
Daily Fee - Adult / Child $6 / $4 $9 / $6

For further information, please contact Parks&Rec@ScottsdaleAZ.gov or call 480-312-2771.

Classes

All aquatic classes, such as water exercise and swim lessons, require registration and an additional fee. Check online registration for course descriptions, location, registration dates, course dates and times, and ages or call 480-312-7957.

Summer Family Pass

Summer Family Passes are currently on sale through Monday May 30th at a discounted rate. The Summer Family Pass allows all families 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. Family Passes include unlimited public swim, lap swim and fitness center visits.

How the Pass Works

  • Your family will be issued a single Summer Family Pass card.
  • Additional/replacement cards may be purchased for $5 each.
  • The pass is sold to the immediate family** of the main contact on the account.
  • Any pass over four family members are charged an additional member fee.

**Main contact's parents, spouse, spouse's parents, siblings, children, step-children, and adopted children if all are residing at the same address.

Fees

Location Resident
Fee / Each Add. Member*
Non-Resident
Fee / Each Add. Member*
Eldorado & Cactus $120 / $20 $192 / $30
McDowell Mtn. Ranch $160^ / $20 $240^ / $30

*A family pass includes four family members.

^MMR Aquatic Center Family Pass is good at all four aquatic centers. MMR has a different price due to the significantly greater number of amenities.

Contact Information

City of Scottsdale - Aquatics
15525 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
P: 480-312-6677

Sunny Nakagawa
Operations Supervisor 
P: 480-312-6655
snakagawa@ScottsdaleAZ.gov