Armory Park Center

220 S. 5th Ave. • Tucson AZ 85701
(520) 791-4865

Center Hours

for Senior activities only (news release).
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Closed Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays.

Center Supervisor: Donna Thomas -

The Armory Park Center is located in Armory Park.

Amenities Club #1
Senior Activity Card External Agencies' Services
Schedule of Activities Volunteers


Indoor Outdoor
Ballroom Bocce courts
Billiards room Horseshoes
Dining room Outdoor performance area
Fitness room Outdoor restrooms
Gift shop Picnic tables
Meeting rooms Shuffleboard
Multi-purpose room  
Public WiFi  

Senior Activity Card 

  • Pricing and information
  • Ages 50 and older 
  • Activity Center access on Wednesdas and Fridays 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 

Weight Room Orientation Classes

  • 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
  • Orientation classes offered Wednesday, 4 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.

Schedule of Activities

Silver Threads Newsletter

Pick-up a copy of our monthly Silver Threads Newsletter at the front desk. We have something for everyone!

Senior Meal Program

  • Monday-Friday from 3-4 p.m.
  • 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 for more information or to register.


Members who are registered for the meal program and live in the 85701 zipcode can get a ride to and from the center for the Senior Meal Program. Call Ramona 791-4865 a day in advance to arrange a ride. $1 suggested donation. 

Birthday Party for Armory Members

Last Friday of the Month: 1 p.m.

Health, Wellness, and Fitness

Chair Yoga
Monday: 1:15-2 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 11 a.m.-Noon
Fitness Class
Monday and Thursday: 9:30-10 a.m.
Vital Aging Chair Exercise
Tuesday: 10:15-10:45 a.m.
Vital Aging Tap Dance
Friday: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Vital Aging Table Tennis, Match Play
Monday, Thursday, and Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Health Clinic
1st Wednesday of the month: 2:30-5 p.m.
Sponsored by Pima County Health Department and Pima Council on Aging
Zumba® Gold Express taught by Ernie Perez
Monday and Friday: 12:15-1 p.m.
Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. $1 suggested donation/class, walk-ins welcome
Vital Aging Table Tennis
Wednesday: 5-7:30 p.m.

T'ai Chi
Saturday: 10-11 a.m.
$3 suggested donation/class, walk-ins welcome

Zumba® Toning
Monday: 6-7:15 p.m.
$3 suggested donation/class, walk-ins welcome
Natural Grocers
Thursday: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Learn new and delicious healthy recipes and good eating habits. Classes are held every 3 months so call for specific dates and topics.
Meditation Class

Join us in August 2019.

Holey "Walk" Amole
Friday: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Explore the downtown area while exercising.  Bring comfortable shoes, hat, and water.



Pool & Billiards
3 regulation pool tables and one billiard table
Tuesday: Noon-1:15 p.m.
Party Bridge
Tuesday and Thursday: Noon-3 p.m.
Wednesday: 12-1 p.m.


Saturday Afternoon Ballroom Dancing
Saturday: 1:30- 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $2 and Senior Activity Card required.
U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancing
3rd Saturday of the month
Lesson: 7:30-8 p.m.
Dance: 8-10:30 p.m.
$3 for Armory Park Center members.
(Senior Activity Card for discount)
Lindy Hop/Swing Dancing
4th Saturday of the month
Lesson: 7-8 p.m. A basic lesson in the Jitterbug taught by Alex and Theresa
Dance: 8-11 p.m. with live music
The band rotation varies upon availability. Currently, we have Kings of Pleasure, Misbehavin', and Tucson Swings!
No partner is required. Cost varies $10-$15 depending on the band.
$2 discount for Armory Park Center members.
More information on Tucson Lindy Hop Society.


Caring and Sharing
Thursday 10–11 a.m.
Sit and share stories and experiences. Coffee
and refreshments will be served.
Card Making Class
2nd Friday of each month: 10:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. 
Loom Class
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month: 12:30–2 p.m.
Golden Needles
Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m.– 1 p.m.
Swap Meet
2nd Tuesday 9 a.m.–noon
Bring in your items or shop for that hidden treasure.
Sponsored by Club #1
Monday 1 –3 p.m.
See Class Catalog for dates and fees
Ukulele Class with Carol Humphrey
Tuesday 2– 3 p.m.
Coloring for Fun
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: noon-1:30 p.m.


Beginning Sign Language classes
Friday: 10-11 a.m.
Beginning Spanish classes
Friday 12:30 pm-1:30 p.m.

Club #1

Club #1 Membership Meetings are held every 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m.  All Members are encouraged to attend.

Club #1 is an integral part of Armory Park Center. They enhance programming through fundraising and play a role in the decision processes and assist in program funding. Elections for the Club Board are held annually. There are ample opportunities ranging from President to Members at Large!

Our Volunteers

Armory Center would not be if it weren’t for the help and support from our community and volunteers.  If you would like to Volunteer at Armory Center call us at 520-791-4865 for more information.

External Agencies' Services

Telephone Assistance Pilot Program
Help with filling out an application
Call 520-791-4865 for appointment
Benefit of Membership
Notary Public
Tuesday and Thursday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Call 520-791-4865 for appointment
No Cost with Senior Activity Card
Tucson Community Food Bank
Food Distribution
4th Wednesday of each month: 10 a.m.-noon
Open to the public.
AARP Income Tax Assistance
Dates: TBA
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - noon
Open to the public.
Wednesday: 10-11 a.m.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tuesday: 6-7 p.m.
Open to the public.
Attorney General's Office
2nd and 4th Thursday of each month: 1:30-3 p.m.
Pima County Library Bookbike
4th Wednesday of each month: 9 -10 a.m.
Free books and reading glasses offered during this program
Open to the public.