Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center

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Sun Tran stop at 22nd/Randolph Way, accessible route to the Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center


Center Supervisor: Beth Lucas
Email: beth.lucas@tucsonaz.gov
Address: 3455 E. Zoo Court
Phone Number: 520-791-5643

Recreation Pool Hours

Starts May 29, 2014 – July 30, 2014

  Adult Lap Swim Recreational Swim Therapy Pool
Open Swim
Monday 6:00-8:00am
11:00am-1:00pm
6:15-8:00pm
1:00pm-4:30pm
6:15-8:00pm
7:00-9:00am
1:15-4:00pm
Tuesday 6:00-8:00am
11:00am-1:00pm
1:00pm-4:30pm 7:00-9:00am
1:15-4:00pm
6:15-8:00pm
Wednesday 6:00-8:00am
11:00am-1:00pm
6:15-8:00pm
1:00pm-4:30pm
6:15-8:00pm
7:00-9:00am
1:15-4:00pm
Thursday 6:00-8:00am
11:00am-1:00pm
1:00pm-4:30pm 7:00-9:00am
1:15-4:00pm
6:15-8:00pm
Friday 6:00-8:00am
5:00-7:00pm
1:00pm-7:00pm 7:00-9:00am
1:15-6:00pm
Saturday 12:00-4:00pm 12:00-4:00pm 12:00-4:00pm

Babies and children who are not toilet trained are required to wear tight-fitting, waterproof pants.

Calendar of Events

Features

  • Zero-depth entry
  • Play water feature for children and families
  • Walking channel with moving current

Featured Classes and Programs:

  • Adaptive Swim - All Disabilities
  • Arthritis Foundation Program
  • Aquatic Fitness - All Levels
  • American Red Cross - Private Swim Lessons, Infant-Adult

About Us

The Adaptive Recreation Center is an award winning facility that offers a unique experience for all.
The outdoor shaded recreation pool offers a variety of fitness classes, lap swim, and open swim times to enjoy the walking channel and play features in the zero-depth area.

The indoor warm water Therapy Pool provides individuals with disabilities an opportunity to experience benefits including increased range of motion and flexibility, relief of pain due to arthritis or other conditions and overall relaxation.

Patrons of the ARC

About Edith Ball

Dr. Edith Ball was one of the giants in the recreation, parks and leisure services movement. She was instrumental in developing recreation programs and a pioneer in the of the specialty area of therapeutic recreation.

From 1937 to 1994 she was involved as an officer or committee chair in national, state or local recreation and park and therapeutic recreation organizations. She served on the national committee that brought together eight organizations to form the National Recreation and Park Association. Upon moving to Tucson, she taught courses at the University of Arizona and served as a member and chair of the Therapeutic Recreation Advisory Council for the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department.

Pool rental

Available for parties groups, and licensed physical therapists.
Please call 520-791-5643 for more information.