Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center

Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center Pools are: OPEN
Year-Round Facility
Closed Sundays and Holidays

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 Activities, Amenities, and Programs Aquatics Programs
Pool Rules Water Safety Aquatics Rates and Fees
    Patrons of the ARC

Pool Hours: November 6, 2016 - May 31, 2017

Adult Lap Swim
Monday-Thursday: 6:00-9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00-9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: Noon-4:00 p.m.

Recreational Swim
Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: Noon-4:00 p.m.

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

Pool Rules

  • Pool rules are posted at each pool site and rules are 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