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Cactus Aquatic & Fitness Center

ADJUSTED HOURS FEB 24 - 26. The Scottsdale Aquatic Club is hosting a swim meet Feb 24 - 26. Cactus Pool will be closed to the public during this time. The fitness center will remain open during the pool closure. Please be advised parking will be limited. McDowell Mountain Ranch & Aquatic Center hours will be extended to help compensate.
Cactus Pool

Pool Features

  • Short Course (25-yard pool)
  • Long Course (Olympic-sized, 50-meter pool)
    • Heated during the winter
    • Setup in long* and short courses
    • Pool depth: 3 - 14 feet
      *long course is only offered during specific dates
  • Three 1-meter diving boards
  • Two 3-meter diving boards
  • Public swimming
  • U.S. Swim and Dive teams
  • Reservations available for groups, birthday parties, private rentals and commercial lane rentals
  • Classes offered:
    • Swim lessons
    • Recreational teams
    • Water exercise

Fitness Center

The fitness portion of this facility hosts a variety of aerobic, fitness and leisure education classes, free weights, machine weights and various cardiovascular machines.

The fitness center age restrictions are:

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

Admission Fees

Fee Resident Non-Resident
Daily Lap Swim/Fitness Center - Adult / Child  $3 / $2 $5 / $3

Lap Swim/Fitness Center Passes - Adult / Child (10 visits)

$30 / $20 $50 / $30

Lap Swim/Fitness Center Passes - Adult / Child (30 visits)

$72 / $48 $120 / $72

For further information, please contact Parks& or call 480-312-6677.


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.

Are you aware that a 15 year old can be trained as a certified StarGuard Lifeguard and interview for a position for Summer, 2017? Click here for more info.

Contact Information

Cactus Aquatic & Fitness Center
7202 E. Cactus Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
P: 480-312-7665

Katie Bitz
Recreation Coordinator
P: 480-312-8433

Pool & Fitness Center Calendar (PDF)
Lap Lane Availability (PDF)
Aerobic and Youth Sports Schedule (PDF)