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Guide to Oro Valley Aquatic Center

The Oro Valley Aquatic Center, located at James D. Kriegh Park in the Town of Oro Valley, is one of Southern Arizona's largest aquatic centers.

The center is home to an Olympic size pool (25 yards by 50 meters), a six-lane 25-yard recreation pool, a 130' long water slide, two one-meter diving boards (low dive), two three-meter diving boards (high dive), and a splash pad.

GENERAL INFORMATION

When is the Oro Valley Aquatic Center open?

The current hours are as follows:

  • Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Monday - Friday: 5:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 6:00am - 5:00pm

How much does it cost to visit the Oro Valley Aquatic Center?

Daily Drop-In Fees:

  • Child (under 4) FREE
  • Individual $5
  • Family $14

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Youth: $20
  • Adult: $30
  • Senior (62 and over): $20
  • Couple: $40
  • Family: $60

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Youth: $216
  • Adult: $324
  • Senior (62 and over): $216
  • Couple: $432
  • Family: $648

The membership rates listed above are for residents of Oro Valley. Non-residents may become members also, but the fees are slightly higher.

What is the parking situation at Oro Valley Aquatic Center?

Parking is free and plentiful with over 200 spots available.

What should I bring with me when I visit?

Swimsuits, towels, sunscreen, snacks, and water!

What should I wear?

Proper swimwear is required. No t-shirts, cut-offs, or everyday clothing in the pools.

What temperature is the water?

The Aquatic Center is open year-round with an average water temperature of 80 degrees.

Are there showers and/or changing rooms on-site?

Yes. Showers and changing rooms can be found in the restrooms. The Oro Valley Aquatic Center also has a family restroom.

What is the best season for visiting the aquatic center?

The Oro Valley Aquatic Center is open year-round.

Can I bring my dog with me to swim?

No. Animals are not permitted in the facility.

Who should I contact if I have a question or comment related to the center?

Call the Oro Valley Aquatic Center at 520-297-SWIM.

KIDS AT ORO VALLEY AQUATIC CENTER

Can I drop my kids off to swim at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center?

Children 12 and under and non-skilled swimmers must be accompanied by an adult. (An adult is defined as a parent/guardian over the age of 18).

Can my child wear floaties or a life vest?

Life vests and puddle jumpers must be U.S. Coast Guard approved. Children wearing approved flotation devices must have a parent in the water within arm’s reach.

Can my child practice their super cool flips off the edge of the pool?

No. Flips are not allowed off the side of the pool.

Which swim teams practice at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center?

Year round club swim teams that practice at Oro Valley Aquatic Center are FAST and Oro Valley Swim Team. The center is also used by Canyon del Oro High School, Ironwood Ridge High School, and Pusch Ridge Christian Academy.

PICNIC AREA/DINING

Are food & drinks allowed at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center?

Food and beverages are allowed anywhere on deck, including in the two ramadas. Note: no glass or alcohol.

Are there picnic tables at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center?

Multiple tables are under ramadas.

Are there BBQ grills?

No.

Is there an on-site restaurant or café?

No.

What restaurants do you recommend in the area?

You may want to try:

  • Dutch Bros, 9730 N. Oracle Rd, Oro Valley (less than a mile away) - coffee, tea, smoothies
  • Kneaders, 9660 N. Oracle Rd, Oro Valley (less than a mile away) - breakfast, sandwiches, salad, bakery, smoothies
  • Eegee's, 7911 N. Oracle Rd, Tucson (2 miles away) - sub sandwiches, ranch fries, slushie drinks
  • MOD Pizza, 10570 N. Oracle Rd, Oro Valley (2.1 miles away) - build your own pizza, salad
  • Jersey Mike's, 10592 N. Oracle Rd, Oro Valley (2.2 miles away) - sub sandwiches
  • Chipotle, 10604 N. Oracle Rd, Oro Valley (2.3 miles away) - burritos
  • Panera Bread, 10604 N. Oracle Rd, Oro Valley (2.3 miles away) - sandwiches, salad, soup, bakery

EVENTS

Oro Valley Aquatic Center has the following facilities available to rent for birthdays, weddings, and other special events:

  • Recreation Elements (Slide, Splash Pad, & Recreation Pool)
  • Olympic Pool including Diving Boards
  • Classroom and Sunfish Ramada

Call 520-297-7946 for more information.

MISCELLANY

Is the Oro Valley Aquatic Center on social media?

You may want to follow the Town of Oro Valley on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram.

You can also subscribe for the Oro Valley email list.

What else do I need to know before I go to the Oro Valley Aquatic Center?

Prepare for a day in the Arizona sun by lathering on plenty of sunscreen and wearing sunglasses. Rashguard style swimwear is also recommended.

Have a great time at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center!

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