Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center

3455 E. Zoo Ct. • Tucson AZ 85716
(520) 791-5643

Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center
Outdoor Recreation Pool is: OPEN
Indoor Therapy Pool is: OPEN
Closed Sunday and Holidays

Year-Round Facility

Center Supervisor: Beth Lucas - TPRD-ARC@tucsonaz.gov

The Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center is located in Gene C. Reid Park.

The Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center (ARC) is an award-winning facility that offers a unique experience for all.  The outdoor, covered Recreation Pool offers a variety of fitness classes, lap swimming, 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.  Both the Recreation Pool and the Therapy Pool are fully accessible.

Pool Hours Aquatics Programs
Activities, Amenities, and Programs Aquatics Rates and Fees
Pool Rules Learn to Swim
Patrons of the ARC (Nonprofit Organization) Water Safety

*NOTICE* A new parking lot is being prepared. Due to construction, several parking spaces will be unavailable until Fall 2023. We are mindful of the need to have dedicated handicapped parking in close proximity to the entrance of the ARC. The remaining parking areas will be updated to secure ADA access. Thank you for your patience. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Join us for a free Splash 'n' Hunt event at the Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center, 3455 E. Zoo Court, on Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Children ages 17 and younger can take a dip into the pool to collect easter eggs. Once collected, they can turn them in to receive a prize. There will be entertainment and light refreshments. You must reserve a time slot, either 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. Spots are limited. To reserve your spot call 520-791-5643, first-come, first-served. Normal pool rules apply. Patrons in diapers must wear a tight-fitting, waterproof swim cover over a swim diaper.

Pool Hours

Recreation Pool Adult Lap Swim
Mon.-Fri.: 6-9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sat: Noon-4 p.m.

Recreation Pool Recreational Swim
Mon.-Thurs.: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Fri.: 1-4 p.m.
Sat: Noon-4 p.m.

Therapy Pool
By reservation only. Call 791-5643 for reservations.
Mon.-Thurs.: 6:40-7:40 a.m., 7:50-8:50 a.m., 2-3:15 p.m., 3:30-4:45 p.m., and 6-7:15 p.m.
Fri.: 6:40-7:40 a.m., 7:50-8:50 a.m., and 2:40-3:50 p.m.
Sat: 12:30-1:45 pm., 2-3:15 p.m.

Activities, Amenities, and Programs

Activities Recreation Pool Therapy Pool Programs
Adult Lap Swim Outdoor (4 lanes) Indoor Competitive Swim Team
Recreational Swim Covered Heated Pool (~92 deg.) Special Olympic Swim Team
  Beach Entry 3- to 6-feet deep Swim Lessons
  Water Toys Bench with Jets Adaptive Swim
  Walking Channel Hand Rails Arthritis Aquatic Program
  Heated Deck Two Types of Lifts Aquatic Fitness
  Public WiFi