More stories about Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

  • Arizona Community Says Free Pool Makes Fiscal Sense

    Marana park officials are hoping to improve attendance and they say the fee's collected aren't enough to pay the salary of the employee who collects them. They're hoping making the pool free will create more opportunities.

  • Phoenix Fitness Center Earns Best of Aquatics Title

    This fitness center dedicated to people with disabilities stands out from the rest.

  • Waterpark Professionals Reveal Favorite Products

    A look at the most useful and exciting waterpark products, selected by the people who know them best

  • Where It’s @

    Long gone are the days when you could slap up a basic, static Website and call it a day.

  • Red Cross Still Catching Heat

    The American Red Cross launched its lower-priced swim lessons last month. But a number of operators say the fees are still too high, while others report ongoing communication and customer service issues.

  • Social Cues

    Until 2011, Dolphin Pools & Spas in Phoenix relied heavily on print ads and used very little social media.

  • Pool Renovations Jump as Arizona Rebounds

    In what is perhaps another sign that the economy is beginning to turn around, new investors are beginning to pick up the pieces of the Arizona apartment and multifamily complex market. And with the infusion of investment capital, new owners are updating p

  • SWIMkids, USA

    At SWIMkids USA, the secret to success is small classes, a cutting-edge water-disinfection method and marketing efforts that are helping to make the Mesa, Ariz., facility a household name in the community.

  • City of Scottsdale Parks and Recreation | Scottsdale, Ariz.

    The city of Scottsdale Parks and Recreation operates just three year-round outdoor pools along with a lesson-only pool, open in the summer.

  • Nothing But Air

    Have you ever calculated how much urine and sweat are in the average pool? The number might surprise you.