Parks and Recreation Services Update36Parks and Recreation Services Update<div class="ExternalClass3A02F640594B462A825B0E331261CE79"><p>The city's <a href="/parks/pools" target="_blank">public pools and splashpads​</a> are closed for summer 2020​​​​​. <a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1227" target="_blank">Read a statement about the summer 2020 pool season</a>. ​</p><p>The city's <a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1039" target="_blank">indoor recreation facilities are temporarily closed</a>.​​ </p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">The city's outdoor recreation facilities are open normal hours of operation. That includes parks, trails and golf courses​. Some <a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1068" target="_blank">park amenities are temporarily closed</a>. Encanto and Rose Mofford sports complexes are temporarily closed. <span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:"segoe ui","segoe",tahoma,helvetica,arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">#allpks <span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:"segoe ui","segoe",tahoma,helvetica,arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">#Homepage</span>​</span>​</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">All large gatherings and events on city park property have been canceled or postponed until further notice. This includes groups and organizations that have a special activity request. ​</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">​<a href="/parks/classes-and-programs" target="_blank">Registration​</a> for in-person classes, programs and activities is postponed until further notice. Community members are encouraged to participate in the FREE <a href="/parks/classes-and-programs" target="_blank">PHXPlays at Home</a> and <a href="/parks/fitphx" target="_blank">FitPHX Virtual</a> recreation programs. <font color="#f2f2f2">#CommunityCenters #phxaquatics</font></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1068" target="_blank">Learn more about Parks and Recreation impacted services </a><br></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1082" target="_blank">Review physical distancing guidelines for public parks and trails</a> ​​<br></p></div>3/13/2020 7:00:00 AM12/31/2020 7:00:00 AM

Roosevelt Pool​​​​​​​

Summer 2020 Dates:

*** Pools are CLOSED for summer 2020 ***

6246 S. 7th St. / Phone: 602-262-6832​ 


Swim Hours: CLOSED

Mon.-Thu.: 1 to 7 p.m.
Friday: Closed
Saturday & Sunday: 1 to 7 p.m.

Office Hours: CLOSED

Mon.-Thu.: 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: Closed
Saturday & Sunday: 1 to 7 p.m.

Swim Fees:

Kids: FREE admission thanks to the "Kool Kids" program

Adults: $3
Seniors: $1

Season Passes:
(Valid at all Pools)

Individual Child: $20
Individual Adult: $30
Individual Senior: $20
Family Pass: Family of 4 for $75 / $7 for each additional family member

Pool Features:  

  • Restrooms

  • Showers

  • Drinking Fountains

  • Shaded Areas

  • Baby Pool

  • ADA Chair Lift

  • Drop Slide

  • Water Basketball Hoop

Swim Lessons at Roosevelt Pool:

Group swim lessons for all ages and abilities!  Please review the descriptions and requirements for each level before registering.



Recommended for children ages 6 months to 3 years old and must ​have an adult in the water with them. Parents are taught how to help their child become comfortable in the water by:  Getting face wet and blowing bubbles, Jumping in and submerging, Floating on back, Locomotion on front and back with kicking and pulling.

Youth Swimming Lessons:

Recommended for children ages 3 to 12 years old. The City of Phoenix has a new, streamlined, swim lesson registration process for "Youth Swimming Lessons". You will simply select the session dates and time you would like to attend, and our talented team will do the rest!

On the first day of lessons, certified Swim Lesson Instructors will perform swim testing on each participant; assessing swimming abilities based on the Starfish Swim School benchmarks (see below). Your child will then be placed in the appropriate class, with similarly skilled children. All classes will maintain a 1 instructor to 7 participant ratio and will be 35 minutes in length.

Starfish Swim School Benchmarks:

White Star 1: Submersion of face and body

White Star 2: Independent floating on back

White Star 3: Self rescue and roll to breath

To advance to Red Star  1 level lessons, students will be expected to demonstrate the skills shown in the video below:

Red Star 1: Forward movement with good body position

Red Star 2: 1,2,3 breathing pattern with proper stroke

To advance to Yellow Star 1 level lessons, students will be expected to demonstrate the skills shown in the video below:

Yellow Star 1: Freestyle

Yellow Star 2: Backstroke

To advance to Blue Star 1 students will be expected to demonstrate the skills shown in the video below:

Blue Star 1: Butterfly

Blue Star 2: Breaststoke

To complete the Blue Star 2 level lessons students will be expected to demonstrate the skills shown in the video below:

Other Programs at Roosevelt Pool:

Adult Lessons & Fitness Programs:

Water Aerobics:

This class is designed to improve muscle tone, fitness level and flexibility through a series of water exercises. No swimming ability necessary. Classes will be held in water that is shoulder deep.​

Water Safety Programs:

Cub Club:

This Cigna Healthcare sponsored free program teaches water safety and basic first aid skills to children 7 to 10 years old. All program participants will receive a t-shirt and will compete in a city-wide Olympic event at the end of the season. Space is limited to the first 15 participants that enroll.

Discovery Guard:

This Cigna Healthcare sponsored free program teaches water safety and boating skills, use of flotation devices and basic first aid to children 11 to 13 years old. All program participants will receive a t-shirt and will compete in a city-wide Olympic event at the end of the season. Space is limited to the first 15 participants that enroll.

Junior Lifeguard:

Junior Lifeguard: This Cigna Healthcare sponsored free program teaches lifeguarding techniques, leadership, responsibility, first aid and CPR/AED training to children 14 to 15 years old. All program participants will receive a t-shirt and swim suit and will compete in a city-wide Olympic event at the end of the season.

Lifeguard Academy:

This Cigna Healthcare sponsored free program will train and certify participants in lifeguard training, first aid and CPR/AED.

Recreation & Sports Programs:

Water Basketball Team:

This free program is for boys and girls ages 12 to 15 years old. Activities take place in approximately four feet of water. No swimming skills are necessary. Teams compete in recreational meets with 8 teams from other City of Phoenix pools. Practices include one hour of instruction Monday through Wednesday, with water basketball games on Thursday afternoons beginning at 2:00 p.m. at various pools. Transportation is provided for games.​​