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    PARKS AND RECREATION
    (520) 791-4873
    www.tucsonaz.gov/parksandrec

    The City of Tucson offers many recreational and cultural programs, activities, and services to people of all ages. Community services include more than 128 parks, 27 swimming pools (including 5 year-round pools), 5 municipal golf courses, 19 recreation centers, the Reid Park Zoo, 3 tennis centers, senior facilities at the Armory Park Senior Center, Udall Senior Addition and El Pueblo Senior Center, 3 urban fishing program lakes, and the Therapeutic Recreation Center and Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center for persons with disabilities.

    BALLFIELD AND COURT RESERVATIONS
    (520) 791-4873
    Call or visit Parks Administration or any Parks District office for field or volleyball court reservations within the next 30 days. Call the Sports Office at 791-4560 for reservations beyond the next 30 days.

    BEER PERMITS (520) 791-4873
    Beer consumption is permitted in City parks with a permit. Beer permits may be purchased at Parks and Recreation Administration, 900 S. Randolph Way, or any Parks and Recreation District Office. Cost for City residents: daily rate - $25 per 100 people; cost for non-City residents $30 per 100 people; special events (over 100 people per day) - $90 (resident)/$115 (non-resident) per day. No glass containers are allowed in City Parks. The beer permit is NOT an authorization to sell beer.

    CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS (520) 791-4877
    Each summer Parks and Recreation offers children's swim lessons at various pool locations. EZEE Registration, either online at ezeereg.com or by phone at 573-3933, is recommended.

    DISCOUNT PROGRAM (520) 791-4877
    A discount program enables low-income participants to pay a discounted fee. Discounts apply only to KIDCO, clubs, Learn-to-Swim and Center/Swim quarterly/annual passes. One must be a city resident to apply.

     

    EAST DISTRICT (520) 791-5930
    7575 E. Speedway Blvd.

    NORTHWEST DISTRICT (520) 791-4873
    900 S. Randolph Way

    SOUTHWEST DISTRICT (520) 791-5909 (at Quincie Douglas Center)
    1575 E 36th Street

     

    ZOO AND REID PARK OPERATIONS (520) 791-3204
    1100 S. Randolph Way

    FISHING www.gf.state.az.us
    Three Tucson Parks and Recreation lake sites are designated as Urban Fishing Program locations -- Kennedy Park Lake, Lakeside Park Lake, and Silverbell Lake in Christopher Columbus Park. An Urban Fishing License is required for persons 14 years of age or older. Licenses are issued by the Arizona Game and Fish Department and are sold at most sporting goods stores.

    INCLUSION SERVICES (520) 837-8060
    Parks and Recreation offers opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities who are ready for inclusion.

     

    KIDCO Registration Information (520) 791-4877
    KIDCO, for ages 5-11, is a popular after-school and summer recreation program offered through Tucson Parks and Recreation at many school and recreation center locations.

    Fees per child per school semester:

    City residents $500 Non-City residents $625

    Summer KIDCO fees per child:

    City residents $125 Non-City residents $157

    LEISURE CLASS CATALOG (520) 791-3241

    Guide is also available for viewing online at www.tucsonaz.gov/parksandrec

    EZEE Registration: online at ezeereg.com or by phone at 573-3933. Call Registration Services at 791-4877 for detailed information.

    LIGHTS
    During regular business hours (520) 837-8075

    After hours (520) 791-4144 (City Communications)
    Report any sports lighting or dusk-to-dawn park lighting problems to Parks and Recreation.

    OFF-LEASH DOG AREAS (520) 791-4873
    Parks and Recreation operates six free off-leash dog areas. For more information, go to www.tucsonaz.gov/parksandrec

    Off-leash areas are located at:
    Christopher Columbus Park
    4600 N. Silverbell Rd.

    Gene C. Reid Park
    22nd Street and Country Club Rd.

    Jacobs Park
    3300 N. Fairview Ave.

    North Sixth Avenue
    2075 N. 6th Ave.

    Palo Verde Park
    300 S. Mann Ave.

    Udall Park
    7290 E. Tanque Verde Rd.

    OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATERS (520) 791-4873
    The DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park and the Udall, Kennedy, Lincoln, and Himmel Park amphitheaters may be reserved for public activities.

    RAMADA RESERVATIONS (520) 791-4873
    Parks and Recreation offers 171 reservable ramadas at 51 park locations. Call for information and reservations.

    Daily park ramada fees:
    8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. OR 2:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
    City residents $15; Non-city residents $20

    Both time slots, same day:
    City residents $25 Non-city residents $30

    Premium Ramada fees:
    8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. OR 2:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
    City residents $25; Non-city residents $30
    Both time slots, same day:
    City residents $45; Non-city residents $55

    RECREATION CENTERS

    • ARMORY PARK CENTER
      (520) 791-4865 220 S. 5th Ave.
    • CHERRY AVENUE CENTER
      (520) 791-4497 5085 S. Cherry Ave.
    • EDITH BALL ADAPTIVE RECREATION CENTER
      (520) 791-5643 3455 E. Zoo Court
    • EL PUEBLO NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER
      (520) 791-5155 101 W. Irvington Rd.
    • EL PUEBLO REGIONAL CENTER
      (520) 791-5155 101 W. Irvington Rd.
    • EL PUEBLO SENIOR CENTER
      (520) 791-3250 101 W. Irvington Rd.
    • EL RIO CENTER
      (520) 791-4683 1390 W. Speedway Blvd.
    • FRED ARCHER CENTER
      (520) 791-4353 1665 S. La Cholla Blvd.
    • FREEDOM CENTER
      (520) 791-4969 5000 E. 29th Street
    • MARTY BIRDMAN CENTER
      (520) 791-5950 2536 N. Castro Ave.
    • MORRIS K. UDALL REGIONAL CENTER 
      (520) 791-4931 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
    • MORRIS K. UDALL SENIOR ADDITION
      (520) 791-4121 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
    • NORTHWEST CENTER
      (520) 791-3247 2160 N. 6th Ave.
    • ORMSBY CENTER (closed)
    • OURY CENTER
      (520) 791-4788 600 W. St. Mary's Rd.
    • PASCUA CENTER
      (520) 791-4609 785 W. Sahuaro St.
    • QUINCIE DOUGLAS CENTER
      (520) 791-2507 1575 E. 36th St.
    • RANDOLPH REGIONAL CENTER
      (520) 791-4560 200 S. Alvernon Way
    • SANTA ROSA CENTER
      (520) 791-4589 1080 S. 10th Ave.
    • THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER
      (520) 791-4504 1000 S. Randolph Way
    • WILLIAM CLEMENTS CENTER
      (520) 791-5787 8155 E. Poinciana Dr.
    • WILLIAM CLEMENTS FITNESS CENTER
      (520) 791-4730 8155 E. Poinciana Dr.

    SENIOR CLUBS (520) 791-4873
    Parks and Recreation offers a variety of senior activities and programs at various centers. Senior Club Activity Cards are $25/$30 and allow participation in program activities.

    SENIOR FACILITIES
    Dedicated senior facilities are located at the Armory Park (791-4865), Udall Center (791-4121), and El Pueblo Center (791-3250) See listings in Recreation Centers.

    SPORTS OFFICE - LEAGUES (520) 791-4560
    Softball leagues for men and co-eds are offered through Randolph Center Sports Unit, 200 S. Alvernon Way.

    SWIMMING POOLS (520) 791-5352
    Parks and Recreation operates and maintains 10 swimming pools, 5 of which are year-round locations. Call for information on pool locations, fees, and aquatic programs.

    TEEN PROGRAMS (520) 791-5930 or (520) 791-5909
    Parks and Recreation offers many activities for teens, including clubs at various locations and teen volunteer opportunities.

    TENNIS CENTERS
    Parks and Recreation offers tennis courts at parks and school locations, including 3 tennis centers offering lessons and league competition.

    JIM REFFKIN TENNIS CENTER
    (520) 791-4896 50 S. Alvernon Way

    HIMMEL TENNIS CENTER
    (520) 791-3276 1000 N. Tucson Blvd.

    FORT LOWELL TENNIS CENTER
    (520) 791-2584 2900 N. Craycroft Rd.

    THERAPEUTIC PROGRAMS (520) 791-4504
    Parks and Recreation offers a variety of programs and activities for people with disabilities, through adaptive, aquatic and inclusive recreation opportunities.

    TUCSON CITY GOLF
    (520) 791-5853 www.tucsoncitygolf.com
    Automated tee time reservations (520) 791-4336

    VENDOR PERMITS (520) 791-4873

    AMUSEMENT EQUIPMENT - $150 for a quarterly permit

    REGIONAL PARK - $600 for a quarterly permit

    DISTRICT PARK - $300 for a quarterly permit

    SPECIAL EVENTS - $60 per day per vendor

    VOLUNTEERS
    Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities for teen volunteers. Mandatory orientation is required. Call a District Office for information.

    Southwest: (520) 791-5909

    East: (520) 791-5930

    YOUTH PROGRAMS (520) 791-4873

    ZOO (REID PARK) (520) 791-4022
    www.tucsonaz.gov/parksandrec/zoo.php
    www.tucsonzoo.org