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cob-aquatics-logoBeat the heat at the Buckeye Aquatic Center. Our facility offers a zero depth, beach front area with water features, a 10-foot high dive, low dive and an awesome 160 foot water slide!

OPENING DAY

SATURDAY, MAY 26th AT NOON!

 

Aquatics Swim Program

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
5/26-8/4 Mon-Sat 12-5pm All
8/5-9/2 Sat, Sun 12-6pm All
Labor Day, 9/3 Mon 12-6pm All

*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
5/28-8/8 M, W 7-9pm All

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
5/7-8/31  M-F  7:30-8:30am  All 
5/21-8/2 M-F 5:15-6:45pm All
No lap swim Thursday evening 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
5/7-8/31 M-F 7:30-8:30am All

Tot Swim Time

Fee: $2

Date(s) Day Time Age
6/2-9/1 Sat 10am-12pm 5 & under

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
7/23-8/3 M-F 8:30-10:30am Grades 9-12

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).

Team Pictures: Friday, June 8th @ Aquatic Center

Fee: Residents $50 / Non Residents $60

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

Practice Schedule

AM TEAM Practices

Age Group Times Days
15-18 yrs 7:00-8:00 am M, T, W, F
13-14 yrs 8:00-9:00 am M, T, W, F
11-12 yrs 9:00-10:00 am M, T, W, F
9-10 yrs 10:00-11:00 am M, T, W, F
7-8 yrs 11:00-11:45am M, T, W, F
5-6 yrs 10:00-10:30 am M, T, W, F

PM TEAM Practices

Age Group 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

Junior 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
5/21-5/24 M-Th 9am-12pm 11-14
5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25 Fri 9am-12pm 11-14

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
5/28 Mon 12-5pm All

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
7/4 Tues 12-5pm All

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
7/28 Sat 12-5pm All

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
9/3 M 12-6pm All

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(s) Day Time Age
SPR 6/2 Sat 12-5pm All
 Buckeye Fire 6/9   Sat 12-5pm  All 
 Buckeye Pediatrics 6/16  Sat  12-5pm  All 
CORE Construction 6/30  Sat  12-5pm   All
Maricopa County Attorney’s Office TBA Sat 12-5pm All

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.

Day
Time
Dates Available
Friday 7–10pm May 18 –Aug 31
Saturday 6–10pm May 19 – Aug 4
Saturday 7–10pm Aug 11 – Sept 1
Sunday 10am9pm May 20 – July 29
Sunday 10am12pm and 7–9 pm Aug 5 – Sept 2

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)

Day
Time
Dates Available
Mon-Sat 12-5pm May 28 – Aug 4
Sat & Sun 12-6pm Aug 5 – Sept 2

Contact Info

Dr. Saide Recreation Center
1003 E. Eason Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326
Phone: (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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Staff

Miranda Gomez, Recreation Manager
Phone: (623) 349-6353
Email: mgomez@buckeyeaz.gov

Adam Melle, Recreation Coordinator
Phone: (623) 349-6330
Email: amelle@buckeyeaz.gov

Jessica Thompson, Recreation Supervisor
Phone: (623) 349-6613
Email: jthompson@buckeyeaz.gov

Alfonso Hampton, Recreation Programmer
Phone: (623) 349-6606
Email: ahampton@buckeyeaz.gov

Erin Fort, Recreation Coordinator
Phone: (623) 349-6357
Email: efort@buckeyeaz.gov

Sheena Valdez, Office Assistant
Phone: (623) 349-6350
Email: svaldez@buckeyeaz.gov

Christa Lancaster, Recreation Coordinator
Phone: (623) 349-6318
Email: clancaster@buckeyeaz.gov

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