El Pueblo Activity Center and Senior Center

El Pueblo Center

Regional Center

Activity Center - Bldg. 9 • Senior Center - Bldg. 13

The El Pueblo Activity Center, Senior Center, Neighborhood Center, and pool are a part of the Richard Ortiz Barker Regional Complex located in El Pueblo Park.

Weight Room

  • Participants must complete an orientation class before using fitness room equipment
  • Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult when taking an orientation class
  • Participants ages 14 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult who has completed an orientation class
  • Weight Room Orientation Video - A release form must be completed at the recreation center acknowledging that you have watched the video.

Open Recreation

  • Ages 7 and older (unless accompanied by a parent or adult)
  • Includes gym and game room
  • Daily fee or center use pass fees apply




6-7:30 AM
North Court 2-7:45 PM
South Court 6-7:45 PM

North Court 2 PM- 5PM
South Court CLOSED

6-7:30 AM
North Court 2-5:45 PM
South Court CLOSED

North and South Courts
8-11:15 AM

North and South Courts
10 AM-3:45 PM

*Hours are subject to change due to special events and rentals.

Senior Programs

Senior facility includes:

  • social lounge area
  • resource/computer room
  • multipurpose room with kitchenette
  • classrooms/pool table gameroom
  • public restrooms.

Senior Programs

  • Ages 50 and older
  • El Pueblo Activity Center access Wednesday and Friday 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Required to participate in senior programs, services, and activities
  • Includes activities, field trips, special events, and more
  • See the Senior Programs page for more information
  • Activities include crafts, field trips, game room, line dancing, loteria, monthly potlucks, and speakers.

Senior Meal Program

  • Monday-Friday at Noon (El Pueblo Neighborhood Center)
  • Social activities and nutritious meals for people 60 and older.
  • $2 suggested donation
  • $8 for guests not eligible for the program.
  • Pre-registration is required. Call the center at selected sites for more information or to register. 

External Agencies' Services

Office of Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva
520-622-6788 - Building #4
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5p.m.

Emerge Center
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Arizona Bilingual
Monday -Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pima Community College Adult Basic Education Learning Center

El Rio Community Health Center
Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

El Pueblo Library
Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Clinica Amistad - Free Clinic
520-305-5107, by appointment only.

Richard Ortiz Barker Regional Complex

The Richard Ortiz Barker Regional Complex houses the El PuebloActivity Center, Senior Center, Neighborhood Center, and the El Pueblo Pool. Richard Barker worked for the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department for approximately 39 years. During his tenure, Mr. Barker worked to improve the quality of life for the neighborhood and community within southwest Tucson. His accomplishments include working with neighborhood residents, numerous community agencies, City departments, and local officials to expand the El Pueblo Neighborhood Center from its original 5 buildings to the larger complex it is today.



101 W. Irvington Rd, Tucson 85714  View Map

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