The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department and the Parks Foundation have been rewarded by the efforts of proactive businesses, philanthropic groups and individuals dedicated to making city pools available to our community.

The “Bring Back the Splash” campaign has attracted needed funds to open an additional six Summer Splash pools this upcoming summer season.

 Special thanks to Catalina Rotary, Jim Click Automotive Group, Pima Medical Institute, Nova Home Loans, Royal Automotive Group, Watson Chevrolet & Infinity of Tucson, the Emerald Foundation and countless individuals for contributing and successfully launching this years program.

In addition to the 10 extended-season pools these pools will offer swim lessons and open swim times:
Jacobs Pool, 1010 W. Lind St.
Palo Verde Pool, 300 S. Mann Ave.
Purple Heart Pool, 9800 E. Rita Rd.
Mansfield Pool, 2000 N. 4th Ave.
Menlo Pool, 1000 W. Fresno St.
Himmel Pool, 1000 N. Tucson Blvd.

Visit for all pool locations and programs.

TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT SPONSORS Learn-to-Swim LESSONS Recognizing the community’s enthusiasm for the Summer Splash program, Tucson’s Chief of Police, Roberto Villaseñor has sponsored this summers Learn-to-Swim Lessons with a grant from resources seized from criminal intent. Offering free swim lessons (with a $2.00 registration fee) is seen as a great opportunity to teach children the lifesaving skills of swimming and the lifelong value of quality recreation time. Learn more at the aquatics web page. Lesson Registration begins on Sunday, April 22 online at