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William Clements Recreation Center



Contact Hours Calendar of Events
Center Use Rates Amenities Youth & Teen Programs
Family Programs Senior Programs Adult Programs
Leisure Classes Clements Pool Center History
Abraham Lincoln Park Children's Outdoor Performance Area  



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Clements Center is located South of Santa Rita High School on Pantano and Poinciana Drive.



Center Supervisor: Liz Baechler
Address: 8155 E. Poinciana
Phone Number: 520-791-5787 Building 1
520-791-4730 Fitness Center
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm Building 1
6:00 am - 8:00 pm Fitness Center
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Building 1
6:00 am - 8:00 pm Fitness Center
Saturday Building 1 closed
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Fitness Center
Sunday Closed
Holidays Closed


Calendar of Events


Center Use Rates

Daily, quarterly and annual passes are available.



Amenities Information

Indoor Outdoor

Building 1

  • Aerobics room
  • Pool tables
  • Computer room with Internet
  • Multi-purpose room with kitchen
  • Kids room with tot playground
  • Meeting rooms*

Fitness Center

  • Weight room
  • Indoor basketball courts
  • Indoor walking track
  • Aerobics room
  • Locker and shower facilities
  • Covered basketball courts
* Room rentals only available Monday through Friday


Weight Room Orientation Classes

  • Tuesday, 7:00 am
  • Thursday, 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, 10:00 am
  • Participants must be at least 14 years of age.
  • Ages 14-17 require parental approval and waiver.
  • Ask about exercise incentive programs.




Youth & Teen Programs

KIDCO summer recreation program

A summer program for ages 5-11 years (5 year olds must have completed kindergarten, proof may be required). Games, arts and crafts, sports, nutrition, music, movies, reading time, dance and lots of fun. Offered Monday-Friday from 7:30am-6pm. No program on Thursday, July 4.

Session 1 - June 2-27 (4-weeks) $125/$157
Session 2 - June 30-July 25, (4-weeks) $125/$157

Participants may register for one or both sessions.

Jr. Staff in Training Program Summer

Teen must be registered. Volunteer program for ages 13-17. 
For info call 520-791-5934.



Family Programs

Bicycles are available for rent at the Clements Center to use on the new Atturbury Wash Greenway Path.  The Atturbury Wash Greenway is a multi-use path that runs through Lincoln Park, linking the Fred Enke Golf Course, Pima College East Campus, Clements Center, Lincoln Park Softball Complex, lower Lincoln Park and the Michael Lyman Atturbury Wash Animal and Bird Sanctuary. What a great way to get the entire family out to enjoy this beautiful spring weather.


Senior Programs

Senior Club

Tues., Thurs., Fitness building, 6am-3pm

Tues., Thurs., Recreation building, 8:30am-3pm.

Card games, board games, billiards, crafts, swimming, exercise equipment.

Day trips and health/fitness activities planned monthly. Call 791-5785 for lap swim hours and membership requirements

Clements Active Adult Programs
----- Healthy Aging -----
City of Tucson Parks and Recreation, in collaboration with the Pima Council on Aging, will offer an outstanding program designed to enhance the quality of life and the opportunity for greater independence for older adults and support caregivers.

Pima Council on Aging and City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Dept. announce the opening of a new “Senior Lunch” program.

Located in the Recreation building at Clements Center.
Hours: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Program begins MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013.
Individuals aged 60 and over, or their spouses of any age may participate.
Meals are prepared to provide 1/3 of the daily recommended dietary allowances.  Meals are low in fat, sugar, salt, but are not “special” diets.
A donation of $2.00 per meal is requested which helps to support the program.


Classes held at various Parks and Recreation Centers. If you or a person you know can benefit from this program, please call 520-791-5787.

Enhance Fitness Program

Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8:30 am-9:30 am.

Aims to improve health and physical performance in older adults. Class includes warm-up, cool-down, low impact aerobics, strength training, balance training and flexibility exercise.

For more information contact Pima Council on Aging or call 520-790-7262.


Adult Programs

Walk Across America
Call 520-791-5787 for information

Get Fit
Call 520-791-5787 for information
Sports Leagues
Call 520-791-4870 for information.
Open Basketball
For scheduled open basketball hours please refer to the calendar at the top of our page, or call as Open Basketball hours are subject to change.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 am-12:00 pm


Leisure Classes

Clements Center offers a variety of leisure classes for all ages. For more information about these classes please go to our online registration system.



Bicycle Rental Program - Beginning April 15th, 2013

Bicycles are available for a small fee to explore and utilize Lincoln Park and the Greenway Path.
Participants must sign an equipment waiver and release form, and a driver’s license will be held while the equipment is checked out. 
Rentals include a helmet, which must be worn.
Bicycles are available for adults and children.

Rental Rates:
Pass Holder
Non-Pass Holder
$2 / Hour
$5 / Hour
$10 / Hour




Clements Center opened its doors in June of 1999. Named to honor the late community leader, William Clements, Clements Center has been offering a variety of classes ranging from leisure classes to Pima College classes for over a decade.

Clements Center also added a state of the art fitness Center in June of 2005. Clements Center hopes to continue to grow and serve the community in the future decades to come.



Clements Pool Hours through March 31, 2014

Come cool off in Clements Year-round Pool equipped with slide and diving board.


Adult Lap Swim:
Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 8:00 am, 10:00 am - 7:00pm
Saturday - Sunday, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Recreational Swim:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 7m
Saturday - Sunday, Noon– 4:00 pm


For more information call 520-791-5785



Abraham Lincoln Park
4325 S. Pantano - 6:00 am to 10:30 pm

Home to Clements Regional Recreation Center, Abraham Lincoln Park has a beautiful natural desert landscape, totaling 191 acres. Amenities include two softball complexes with total of 8 fields and two concessions, soccer fields, and a one mile walking path.  The walking path also links to the new Atterbury Wash Greenway Project.  The site also includes ramadas, a playground and four sand volleyball courts. The Children’s Outdoor Performance Area, Atturbury Bird and Animal Sanctuary are located within the park and are accessible from Escalante Road.

Atturbury Wash Greenway Project

This project is the first phase of the master-planned Atturbury Wash Greenway.  This initial segment of the Atturbury Wash Greenway completes the section from Escalante Road to Fred Enke Drive.

This paved potion will be 8/10th of mile in length and has Dawn to Dusk lights.  The path is for use to pedestrians and bicyclist only.

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Lincoln Park Children’s Outdoor Performance Area

(Behind the Ward 4 Council Office and Clements Center)

  • Available for rental only
  • Large special event gazebo
  • Two large shade structures
  • Children’s playground
  • No dogs allowed
  • Multi-acre fenced turf area
  • Outdoor stage area
  • Drinking fountain
  • Restrooms
Rental Rates:
Regular Rate/Profit
$250 + deposit
$180 + deposit
Call 520-791-5787 or 520-791-5934 to schedule a walk through or to make a reservation.