The pool is closed for the season. It will reopen May 27, 2017.

AQUATIC SEASON PASS

Single Pass – $50             Family Pass – $150 (family of 6)

Season passes are valid for the following:  Open Swim, Night Swim and Tot Time Swim.  Family passes are for a family of six. If additional passes are needed, purchase single passes for each additional person.

Aquatic Programs and Hours

Open Swim

Enjoy the water features, high dive, low dive and water slide. Children under 42” inches must be accompanied by an adult 18 years and older. Entry fee is required for all entering the aquatic center, regardless if swimming or not.

Fee: $2 per person

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/27-8/5 Mon-Sat 12-5pm All Aquatic Center
8/6-9/3 Sat, Sun 12-6pm All Aquatic Center
Labor Day, 9/4 Mon 12-6pm All Aquatic Center

*Open swim closes early at 3:30pm on Thursdays in June

Night Swim

Come enjoy the hot summer nights swimming under the stars. Children under 42” inches must be accompanied by an adult 18 years and older. Entry fee is required for all entering the aquatic center, regardless if swimming or not.

Fee: $2

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/29-8/2 M,W 7-9pm All Aquatic Center

Lap Swim

Swimming laps is an excellent way to strengthen muscles and increase cardio endurance at your own pace.

Fee: $1/ $40 season pass

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/8-9/1 M-F 7:30-8:30am All Aquatic Center
5/22-8/3 M-Th 5:15-6:45pm All Aquatic Center

*No Lap Swim every Thursday in June

Water Aerobics

Walking, running, jumping and a variety of aerobic movements are performed in the shallow end of the pool to increase heart rate, providing a cardiovascular and strength building workout.

Fee: $1 / $40 season pass

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/8-9/1 M-F 7:30-8:30am All Aquatic Center

Tot Swim Time

This special time is strictly reserved just for parents and little swimmers five years and under to enjoy the shallow beachfront pool including water features.

Fee: $2

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/27-9/2 Sat 10am-12pm 5 & under Aquatic Center

High School Swim Clinic

Take advantage of this opportunity for beginner and experienced swimmers to learn new and exciting swimming techniques and workouts that will prepare them for a successful high school swimming season.  Swimmers will be taught stroke technique and refinement, injury prevention, nutrition and competitive swimming training.  Registration is required to participate.   This clinic is for youth that are entering or currently in high school.

Fee: Residents $30 / Non Residents $40

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
7/17-7/28 M-F 8:30-10:30am Grades 9-12 Aquatic Center

Bullfrog Rec Swim Team

The Bullfrogs team participates in the MarWest league which provides participants the opportunity to compete in swim meets on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Please see below for a schedule of age groups.  Swim team is for youth 5 – 18 years old that can enter the water independently and swim 25 yards (length of the pool).

Parent Meeting: Saturday, May 6th 9 am @ Aquatic Center

Team Pictures: Friday, June 9th @ Aquatic Center

Fee: Residents $50 / Non Residents $60

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/15-7/15 M-Sat Varies 5-18 Aquatic Center

Practice Schedule

Please note that the Bullfrog season will start with evening practices for all from May 8th – May 19th.  Practice accommodations will not be offered for those that don’t get out of school until June.

Please note that the Bullfrog season will start with evening practices for all from May 8th – May 19th.  Practice accommodations will not be offered for those that don’t get out of school until June.

Practice Schedule May 8th – May 19th
15-18 yrs 6:45-8 pm
11-14 yrs 5:45-6:45 pm
9-10 yrs 5-5:45 pm
7-8 yrs 4:15-5 pm
5-6 yrs 5-5:30 pm
AM TEAM Practices Times Days
15-18 yrs 7-8 am M,T, W, F
13-14 yrs 8-9 am M,T, W, F
11-12 yrs 9-10 am M,T, W, F
9-10 yrs 10-11 am M,T, W, F
7-8 yrs 11-11:45am M,T, W, F
5-6 yrs 10-10:30 am M,T, W, F
PM TEAM Practices Times Days
9-10 yrs 5:45-6:45pm M,T, W, F
7-8 yrs 5:45-6:30pm M,T, W, F
5-6 yrs 5:15-5:45pm M,T, W, F

Jr. Lifeguard Class

This class allows youth to learn basic lifeguard responsibilities and aquatic safety while emphasizing teamwork and leadership skills.  Participants will learn lifeguard rescue techniques and responsibilities, CPR, First Aid, swim lesson overview and aquatic skills.  Once the course is completed, additional training and volunteer hours are available.  Participants must attend the entire course and be prepared for swimming and lecture each day.  Class will meet at the Dr. Saide Recreation Center – 1003 E. Eason Ave.

Pre-requisites:

* Swim 25 yards continuously

* Float on back for 30 seconds

* Tread water for 1 minute

* Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet under water

Fee: Residents $50 / Non Residents $60

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/22-5/25 M-Th 9am-12pm 11-14 Aquatic Center
5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 Fri 9am-12pm 11-14 Aquatic Center

Memorial Day Splash Party!

Kick off the summer with a big splash!   This fun community pool party will have music, snow cones, family games and activities as well as an ice cream sundae bar. Show your military ID at the door and admission is FREE.

Fee: $2 per person

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
5/29 Mon 12-5pm All Aquatic Center

4th of July Patriotic Pool Party

Bring the family and enjoy this all American holiday at the pool!   This party will feature fun family games and activities, a watermelon eating contest, root beer floats and music. Show your military ID at the door and admission is FREE.

Fee: $2 per person

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
7/4 Tues 12-5pm All Aquatic Center

Christmas in July

Come join us in celebrating Christmas in July. We will have Christmas music, games and activities.

Fee: $2 per person

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
7/22 Sat 12-5pm All Aquatic Center

Labor Day Pool Celebration

End the summer with a cannon ball at the pool! Bring your chairs, towels and suits while relaxing during the holiday at our last pool party of the summer. Show your military ID at the door and admission is FREE

Fee: $2 per person

Date(s) Day Time Age Location
9/4 M 12-6pm All Aquatic Center

Free Pool Days

The City of Buckeye has partnered with organizations and businesses to offer you a day at the pool – FREE of charge!  Join us for a day of fun in the sun and receive useful information on water safety, sun safety and drowning prevention.

Fee: Admission sponsored by the following

Sponsor Date Day Time Age Location
SPR 6/3 Sat. 12-5pm All Aquatic Center
Maricopa County Attorney’s Office  6/17 Sat. 12-5pm All Aquatic Center
Buckeye Fire Department 7/1 Sat. 12-5pm All Aquatic Center
CORE Construction 7/15 Sat. 12-5pm All Aquatic Center

Aquatic Center Facility Rentals

Private or group pool reservations are available at the Buckeye Aquatic Center. All pool reservations are first come, first served and require payment in full at the time of the reservation. Rental applications are available at www.buckeyeaz.gov/rec. All group or private group rental applications are to be submitted at the Recreation Center: 1003 E. Eason Ave., Buckeye AZ, 85326, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. For additional inquiries about pool rentals, please call 623-349-6350.

Availability: Please call the Recreation Center for information on rental fees.
Private Rentals Private rentals have exclusive accesses to the aquatic center. Fees vary and an application with payment in full is required upon reservation.
  Fridays 7 – 10 pm May 19 – Sept 1
Saturdays 10 am – 12 pm  and   6 – 10 pm May 20 – Aug 5
Saturdays 7 – 10 pm Aug 12 – Sept 2
Sunday 10 am–9 pm May 21 – July 30
Sunday 10 am – 12 pm  and  7 – 9 pm Aug 6 – Sept 3
Group Rentals Group rentals are for groups that are larger than 15 people. During a group rental the aquatic facility is open to the public.  To qualify for the group rental discount rate, reservations are required and must be made 72 hrs in advance. Reserved areas are available for group rentals upon request.
Fee: $1.50 per guest (min of 15 people)
Availability: Mon-Sat 12-5 pm May 29 – Aug 5
Sat & Sun 12-6 pm Aug 6 – Sept 3

Contact Info

Dr. Saide Recreation Center

1003 E. Eason Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326
(623) 349-6350
Fax: (623) 349-6355

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 7 :00pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
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Miranda Gomez, Recreation Manager
(623) 349-6353
e-mail mgomez@buckeyeaz.gov

Jessica Thompson, Recreation Supervisor
(623) 349-6613
e-mail jthompson@buckeyeaz.gov

Erin Fort, Recreation Coordinator
(623) 349-6357
e-mail efort@buckeyeaz.gov

Christa Lancaster, Recreation Coordinator
(623) 349-6318
e-mail clancaster@buckeyeaz.gov

Adam Melle, Recreation Coordinator
(623) 349-6330
e-mail amelle@buckeyeaz.gov

Shandiz Rashedi, Recreation Programmer
(623) 349-6606
e-mail srashedi@buckeyeaz.gov

Sheena Valdez, Office Assistant
(623) 349-6350
e-mail svaldez@buckeyeaz.gov

Dyanna Perez, Recreation Specialist
Teen Programs
(623) 349-6350

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