The Gateway at McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Gateway Loop hiking trail

Working out in the gym during the week gets the job done, but it can get a little mundane on the same machines doing the same exercises with the same people day in and day out. By the time the weekend rolls around I am ready for some fresh air! After all, Scottsdale has 200+ […]

McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center

15525 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Phone: (480) 312-MMRP (6677) The McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center opened in 2007 and is a staple for the community. Yes, it has a fancy swimming pool with a lazy river, 4 diving boards, a gynormus tube water slide, and an interactive spray pad, but that is […]