If you’re buying a home in Scottsdale, you already know that there’s always something to do and see in this city – but did you know we have tons of fabulous aquatic centers, splash pads and other great places to cool off? Check out this guide, which outlines all the best places to cool off this summer in Scottsdale.
The Best Places to Cool Off This Summer in Scottsdale
Here are our favorite “hotspots” in and around Scottsdale:
- Cactus Aquatic and Fitness Center
- Chaparral Park Aquatic Center
- Eldorado Aquatic and Fitness Center
- Golfland Sunsplash in Mesa
- Great Wolf Lodge Water Park in Scottsdale
- McDowell Mountain Ranch Park and Aquatic Center
- Oasis Water Park in Phoenix
- Sonoran Splash Pool
Here’s a closer look at each.
Scottsdale Summer Hotspot #1: Cactus Aquatic and Fitness Center
Address: 7575 East Princess Drive
Phone: (480) 948-6900
The Cactus Aquatic and Fitness Center is a great option for those looking to cool off this summer. The center features a 50-meter pool, a diving well, and a water slide, as well as a fitness center and group exercise classes. There is also a children’s pool and splash pad for the little ones.
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Scottsdale Summer Hotspot #2: Chaparral Park Aquatic Center
Address: 5401 North Hayden Road
Phone: (480) 312-7665
The Chaparral Park Aquatic Center is full of fun. With ten lap lanes, a diving well with a 1-meter board, and a free form pool with zero-depth entry, it’s a great place to spend the day.
Summer Hotspot #3: Eldorado Aquatic and Fitness Center
Address: 2301 North Hayden Road
Phone: (480) 312-7770
The Eldorado Aquatic and Fitness Center offers a 13-lane lap pool, two 1-meter diving boards, two 3-meter diving boards, and two huge waterslides. There’s also a large play pool, a water playground and a fitness center on-site.
Summer Hotspot #4: Golfland Sunsplash in Mesa
Address: 155 West Hampton Avenue
Phone: (480) 834-8319
Golfland Sunsplash is a massive water park with over 30 rides and attractions. With thrilling slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The park also has an arcade, miniature golf, and laser tag.
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Summer Hotspot #5: Great Wolf Lodge Water Park in Scottsdale
Address: 9500 East Via de Ventura
Phone: (480) 596-5900
The Great Wolf Lodge Water Park is a family-friendly destination with a variety of water slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool. The park also has an outdoor pool, a spa, and a kids’ club.
Summer Hotspot #6: McDowell Mountain Ranch Park and Aquatic Center
Address: 15800 North Hayden Road
Phone: (480) 312-7779
The McDowell Mountain Ranch Park and Aquatic Center features two pools, a diving well, and a water slide. There is also a fitness center, group exercise classes, and racquetball courts. The park also has a playground, a picnic area, and a basketball court.
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Summer Hotspot #7: Oasis Water Park in Phoenix
Address: 18420 North 25th Avenue
Phone: (602) 870-9093
The Oasis Water Park is a great place to cool off this summer. With two pools, a lazy river, and a water slide, the park has something for everyone. The park also has a café and a gift shop.
Summer Hotspot #8: Sonoran Splash Pool
Address: 17100 West Bell Road
Phone: (623) 322-5300
The Sonoran Splash Pool is a great place to cool off this summer. With two pools, a lazy river, and a water slide, the park has something for everyone. The park also has a café and a gift shop.
Are You Buying or Selling a Home in Scottsdale?
If you’re selling a luxury home in Scottsdale, we can help. You can use our home value calculator to get a ballpark idea on what your home may be worth – and you can call us at 480-351-5359 to talk to a REALTOR® about how we can market your home to all the right buyers.
If you’re also looking for a new home, we’ll be happy to show you the homes that interest you most. While you’re here, explore all our Scottsdale real estate listings or look in specific communities:
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