Marty Birdman Recreation Center

Contact Calendar of Events Amenities
Youth and Teen Programs Adult and Senior Programs  

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Marty Birdman Center is on Castro Street, just east of Oracle and north of Grant Road.

Center Supervisor: AJ Rico
Address: 2536 N. Castro
Phone Number: 520-791-5950


Mon / Wed 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue / Thu 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat./Sun./Holidays Closed

Closed: Monday, May 26 and Friday, July 4.
Closed for cleaning August 4, 5, and 6.

Calendar of Events

Amenities Information


  • Full kitchen
  • Foosball tables
  • Ping pong table


  • 1/2 basketball court
  • Playground equipment
  • Grass area
  • Ramada (call 791-4873 to reserve)

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Youth and Teen Programs

Schoolzout program

An activity based program for ages 5-11 years (5 year olds must be enrolled in kindergarten, proof may be required). Upcoming dates include: Oct. 13-17, and Dec. 19, 2014 – Jan. 2, 2015. Cost is $2 per child per day. No discounts. Activities include, games, music, sports crafts, field trips, movies and more. Contact Center staff for more information and to register.

KIDCO summer recreation program

An afterschool program for ages 5-11 years (currently enrolled in Kindergarten through 5th grade). Games, arts and crafts, sports, nutrition, music, movies, reading time, dance and lots of fun. Offered Monday- Friday from school dismissal-6pm, beginning Aug. 7.

Youth Open Drop-in Recreation

Monday-Friday 5pm-closing, must be at least 7 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or adult. Daily center use fee or quarterly pass applies.

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KIDCO provides:

  • Nutrition program and life skills to help promote self-esteem and positive values.
  • Encourages good homework study habits and varied interests and practices of recreational skills.
  • Discount program is available for City of Tucson residents only.
  • Special Events: Thanksgiving Dinner and Toys for Tots. Must preregister. Contact Center at 791-5950 for more information.

Adult/Senior Programs

Various activities for Adults and Seniors, inquire with center staff.

Senior Activity Card annual membership
$25 City Resident $30 Non-City Resident

Adult Fitness Programs (except June and July)

  • Arts and craft club
  • Creative dance/chair exercise club
  • Wii fitness/line dancing club