Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center

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

Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center Pools are: OPEN
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 Hours: August 1 - November 3, 2019

Adult Lap Swim
Monday: 6-9 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday: 6-9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 6-9 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and 6-8 p.m.
Thursday: 6-9 a.m. and  11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 6-9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: Noon-4 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Recreational Swim
Monday: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: Noon-4:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Therapy Pool Open Swim
Monday-Thursday: 7-9 a.m., 2-4:45 p.m., and 6:15-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 7-9 a.m. and 2-4:45 p.m.
Saturday: Noon-4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 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

Pool Rules

  • Pool rules are posted at each pool site
  • Pool rules may be tailored to each site according to the amenities available (e.g. slides, diving boards, wading and recreational areas)
  • Pool rules are enforced by staff at all times
  • Babies and children who are not toilet trained are required to wear tight-fitting, waterproof pants
ARC pool