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Pool Features

13-lane, 25 yd lap pool

8-lanes during Waterpark hours

Heated during the winter

Two 1-meter diving boards

Two 3-meter diving boards

Large tube water slide (only available during summer)

Lazy river (only available during summer)

Zero-depth entry play pool (only available during summer)

Water play features and spray pad (only available during summer)

Grassy sections with multiple shady areas

Veranda seating with a view of the pool area

Party island with seating at the lazy river (only available during summer)


Fitness Center

available for groups, birthday parties, private rentals and commercial lane rentals

Swimming for:

  • General public
  • High school teams
  • Competitive teams
  • Recreational teams

‍‍‍Classes offered:

  • Swim lessons
  • Recreational teams
  • Water exercise

Fitness Center Features

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 Β 
  • 14 - 17: Allowed with a signed waiver by a parent or guardian - Child fee applies
  • 18 and up: Adult fee applies‍


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 480-312-7665.

Are you aware that a 15 year old can be trained as a certified StarGuard Lifeguard and interview for a position for the upcoming summer?

Click here for more info.

Swim lesson information:

Register for classes at‍

Not sure what level to enroll your child?

Click here and answer a few questions for the swim lesson assessment tool. Β 

Youth Swim Lessons

All lessons are 30 minutes in length.

Lessons must meet minimum enrollment levels and will be cancelled one week prior to the start date if that level is not met.

Lesson ratios are 1:6 unless otherwise noted.

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McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center:

Available Monday - Thursday from 1 - 5 p.m., Friday - Sunday from 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Pool hours are subject to change depending on specific pool availability.

All closures and program changes will be posted at the facility in advance. Please call ahead if you have questions.

What is Group Reservation?

Group reservation is a process where groups pre-reserve dates at any of the two City of Scottsdale Aquatic Centers.

This is ideal for large groups, summer camps, or private organizations and payment is expected on the day of use.

Other Reminders

  1. All requests will be addressed on a first come first serve basis. Summer schedule starts June 5 - July 28.
  2. The pool manager will determine availability for requested dates and times and your initial request may need to be altered due to maximum capacity requirements. The pool coordinator will determine maximum occupancy after receiving scheduling requests from all groups. You will receive a confirmation from the pool manager along with payment options.
  3. Your requests should be limited to a maximum of three days per week and two hours per day. The pool manager must approve requests for dates and times exceeding these guidelines.‍


Book your birthday party online today!

By following the link above, you will be directed to the facility reservations page on Scottsdale's Active Net website.

From there, you can create an account if you don't already have one, pick your desired location, date, make a payment, and get a contract all on the same day.

A pool manager will contact you 7 business days prior to your event to discuss specific details, if you are requesting additional guests, and answer any questions you may have.

Birthday Packages
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McDowell Mountain Ranch Party Packages and Prices

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Private rentals are available at McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center.

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3 - 6 Years
7 - 9 Years
10 - 13 Years
14 Years +

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15525 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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