Marty Birdman Center

2536 N. Castro Ave. • Tucson AZ 85705
(520) 791-5950

Monday-Friday: 1-6 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

Center Supervisor: Beth Lucas -

The Marty Birdman Center is located in Balboa Heights Park.

Amenities Youth Programs Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad


Indoor Outdoor
Full kitchen 1/2 basketball court
Large multipurpose room Grass area
  Playground equipment
  Ramada (call 791-4873 to reserve)
  Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad (seasonal)

playground equipment ramada


Youth Programs

Schoolzout program (Ages 5-11)

This program is for youth 5-11 years old, (Kindergarten through 5th grade only) during out of school time (Fall, Holiday and Spring Break). Activities are supervised, engaging and fun.  Includes games, sports, social interaction, dance, art projects and nutrition based learning activities. Contact Center staff or see the Youth Programs page for more information.

Afterschool KIDCO recreation program (Ages 5-11)

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.

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.


Center Special Events

Must preregister. Contact Center at 791-5950 for more information.

  • Thanksgiving Dinner - partnered with Friends of Marty Birdman Neighborhood Association
  • Cookies with Santa - partnered with Friends of Marty Birdman Neighborhood Association