Community and recreation centers offer heated lap and family pools, kids' play pool, splash pad, and spas. They also feature playgrounds and picnic areas in addition to tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts. Also, the McDowell Centers state-of-the-art kitchen and facilities may be rented for private events.
McDowell Mountain Ranch is an award winning 3,200 acre master planned community located in Northeast Scottsdale. Surrounded by desert wildlife and flora of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, the community features extensive paved and natural hiking trails. The McDowell Center is home to the Homeowners Association offices. Two additional community centers provide residents resort quality amenities. The community neighbors the McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center and Skate Park, McDowell Mountain Golf Course, and Arabian Library.