El Pueblo Center

101 W. Irvington Road • Tucson AZ 85706
(520) 791-5155

Fitness Center
101 W. Irvington Road, Building 9

Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Senior Center
101 W. Irvington Road, Building 13

(520) 791-3250
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Center Supervisor: Terry Nierzwicki - TPRD-ElPueblo@tucsonaz.gov

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

Amenities Center Use Rates Youth Programs
El Pueblo Senior Center El Pueblo Pool External Agencies' Services


Indoor Outdoor
Aerobic room Horseshoe pits
Conference room Neighborhood center patio (*no outdoor restrooms)
Gym (basketball courts) Playground
Indoor walking track Ramadas (2)
Locker rooms Sand volleyball courts
Lobby game room Swimming pool
Meeting rooms  
Multi-purpose rooms  
Racquetball courts  
Weight room  

Center Use Rates

Daily, quarterly and annual passes are available.

Drop-in Schedule for Basketball

6 a.m.-7:45 p.m.
6-9 a.m.
12:30-7:45 p.m.
6 a.m.-7:45 p.m. 6-9 a.m.
12:30-5:30 p.m.
6 a.m.-5:45 p.m. 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Drop-in Schedule for Volleyball

  9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
5:30 -7:45 p.m.

Weight Room Orientation Classes

  • Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.; Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. (Sign-up begins 15 minutes in advance; space is limited).
  • Parent/Guardian approval is required for all participants ages 14-17.
  • Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a parent/designated adult when taking an orientation class.
  • Participants ages 14 and 15 must be accompanied by a designated adult, who has completed an orientation class, at all times while using Fitness Room equipment.

Youth Programs

In-Betweener’s Club - Age 12-14 (Summer)

Supervised summer teen program with an opportunity for social interaction, games, cooking, community involvement, and special activities. Participant must have completed 5th grade. A payment plan is available. Discount Program is available for City of Tucson residents only. No program on July 4.

SchoolzOut Camp (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.

El Pueblo Senior Center

Senior facility includes a social lounge area, resource/computer room, multipurpose room with kitchenette, classrooms/pool table gameroom and public restrooms.

El Pueblo Senior Club (Ages 50+)

Senior Club business meetings are the last Wednesday of every month, 9-10 a.m.

  • Senior Activity Card information
  • Senior Club members have access to the Activity Center on Wednesday and Friday from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. to utilize the weight room (certification class required) and indoor walking track.

Senior activities include:

Crafts Loteria
Field trips Monthly potlucks
Game room Speakers
Line dancing  

El Pueblo Active Adult Programs - Healthy Aging

Enhance Fitness

Tucson Parks and Recreation, in collaboration with the Pima Council on Aging (PCOA), provides Enhance Fitness classes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings. This program is an ongoing exercise class for older adults that focuses on balance, strength, cardiovascular, and stretching and is offered at a low to moderate level with both seated and standing options.  Socialize and have fun while improving your health!  Wheelchair accessible. To observe or register for a class, call Jennie at PCOA at 520-305-3410.  Contributions: $18/month or $60/4 month session.

Zumba Classes
Monday and Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9-10 a.m.

Get Strong
Tuesday and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m.

El Rio Health Clinic Fitness Calendar

senior debutantes senior vocalists concert
seniors seniors

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.

Monday- Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Arizona Bilingual
Monday -Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pima Community College Adult Basic Education Learning Center

D.E.S. Human Service
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

Westside Nutrition Site/Nutrition Program
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-1 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.