Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center

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Do you want the BEST Summer Job EVER!?!
Would you like to make AT LEAST $25/ HOUR!!??!!??

Join our team and train to be a lifeguard! Gain valuable experience, meet new friends, and enjoy the summer sun and fun of being a lifeguard at our Glendale Aquatic Centers!!   

All aquatics applicants must obtain certification to apply to join the Glendale Aquatics Team!

The City of Glendale is offering LIFEGUARD Training Courses begin February 25. Last chance for Lifeguard certifications is April 1. The only Water Safety Instructor Course starts April 8.

Applicants are preferred to be at least 16 years old and must be at least 15 years of age to be lifeguard certified.

REGISTER HERE to secure your spot in one of our certification courses. If you train with and work as a Glendale lifeguard or swim instructor this summer, you will be reimbursed for your paid Glendale class fees!


Apply for:

Lifeguard Application

Swim Instructor Application

Pool Cashier Application

For facility pricing please click: FRAC-Pass

Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center
Summer Recreation Swimming is now closed until Summer 2023. Please check below for our lap swimming and water aerobics.

LAP SWIM - Midday

Starting August 2
Tuesday - Saturday from 11:00am - 1:00pm

LAP SWIM - After work
Tuesday - Friday from 5:30pm - 7:00pm*
*Only 1 to 3 lanes available during this timeframe due to sharing lanes with aquatics programming and rentals.

Rose Lane Aquatics Center

Recreation/Open/Family Swim is closed until Summer 2023.

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Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center
Located at 5600 W Union Hills Drive, the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center is a full-service, recreation and aquatics center serving the Glendale community. We provide educational, recreational, fitness and social activities through classes, special events and ongoing center activities. Select areas and programs are free to everyone. Recreation Memberships may be purchased for additional opportunities. No joining fees or contracts! Daily, monthly, 15-punch and annual recreation memberships are available; see membership rates.


Contact Us

Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center
5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
Glendale AZ 85308