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 Saturday, 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 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.  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

Pool Use Guidelines

  • Face masks are optional for those who are vaccinated and recommended for those who are not 
  • Lap swimming capacity of up to two swimmers per lane 
  • Recreational swim at reduced-capacity numbers  
  • Bathhouse facilities will be open 
  • Diving boards and slides will be open on a case-by-case basis based on availability of staff at each location 

Pool Hours

Recreation Pool Adult Lap Swim
Monday-Thursday: 6-9 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Recreation Pool Recreational Swim
Monday-Friday: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Therapy Pool
Reservations recommended for Therapy Pool use.
Walk-ups will be taken only if there is a vacant spot.
Call 791-5643 for reservations.

Mon.-Fri.: 6:40-7:40 a.m., 7:50-8:50 a.m., 2-3:15 p.m., 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Sat. and Sun.: Closed

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    
ARC pool