Senior Programs

Dedicated Senior Centers Senior Club Program Senior Olympic Festival
Senior Programs Senior Fitness Program  
Senior Activity Card Senior Nutrition Program  

Tucson Parks and Recreation offers a variety of programs and services for active adults. There are three dedicated senior centers in addition to Senior Programs available at other locations. The Senior Programs provides Tucson's adults (50+) with age-appropriate social, recreational, educational, and physical activities.  Please see the Senior Programs information below and the individual Centers' web pages for more information on the programs and activities offered at each site.
 

Dedicated Senior Centers

Armory Park Center
220 S. 5th Ave
520-791-4865

Armory Senior Center features a full kitchen, gift shop, dance hall and stage, computer lab, weight room, pool tables and library.

exterior view of Armory Center

El Pueblo Activity Center and Senior Center
101 W. Irvington Rd.
520-791-3250

The El Pueblo Senior Center features a social lounge area, computer lab, multipurpose rooms, kitchenette and pool table.

exterior view of El Pueblo Center

Carol West Senior Addition at the Morris K. Udall Center
7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
520-791-4121

The Carol West Senior Addition at Udall features multipurpose rooms, lounge area with TV, computer adult learning center and pool tables.

exterior view of Carol West Senior Addition at Udall

Senior Programs

Go to each Center's web page (click on its name) to find more information about the programs offered at each site.

  Senior Activity Card Senior Club Senior Fitness Senior Nutrition Senior Activity Card Days
Armory Park Center Yes Yes Yes Yes Mon. through Sat.
Cherry Avenue Center Yes Yes -- -- Mon. through Fri.
Donna R. Liggins Center Yes Yes Yes Yes Tues. through Thurs.
El Pueblo Activity Center Yes -- -- -- Wed. and Fri.
El Pueblo Neighborhood Center -- -- -- Yes Mon. through Fri.
El Pueblo Senior Center Yes Yes Yes -- Mon. through Sat.
El Rio Center Yes Yes Yes Yes Mon. through Fri.
Fred Archer Center Yes Yes -- Yes Mon. through Sat.
Freedom Park Center Yes -- Yes Yes Mon. through Fri.
Morris K. Udall Center Yes -- Yes -- Tues. and Fri.
Morris K. Udall Center
Carol West Senior Addition
Yes Yes Yes -- Mon. through Fri.
Quincie Douglas Center Yes -- Yes Yes Mon. through Fri.
Randolph Center Yes Yes -- -- Tues.
Santa Rosa Center Yes -- -- -- Mon. through Fri.
William M. Clements Center Yes Yes Yes Yes Tues. and Thurs.

Senior Activity Card

Tucson Parks and Recreation provides Tucson’s adults 50+ the opportunity to enhance their social, physical, and emotional well being through participation in a wide variety of age-appropriate activities. Our Senior Activity Card provides quality year-round programming, activities and services, special events, field trips, newsletters, educational opportunities, computer access, evidence-based health programs, and meaningful volunteer opportunities.

Each Senior site offers a variety of programs, services, and leisure recreation opportunities for participants holding the Senior Activity Card.  Please see the Centers' websites, or ask Staff, for more information on which opportunities are offered at each site. 

The Senior Activity Card is required to participate in Senior programs, services and activities and is accepted at all Centers which offer Senior programming.  The Senior Activity Card is not required for the Senior Nutrition Program.

  City Resident Non-City Resident
Annual Senior Activity Card
(Expires one year from date of issue)
$25.00 $30.00
Quarterly Senior Activity Card
(Expires three months from date of issue)
$7.00 $8.00
Daily Activity Pass: Recreation and Neighborhood Centers
(Armory Park, Cherry Avenue, Donna R. Liggins, El Rio, Fred Archer,
Freedom, Marty Birdman, Quincie Douglas, and Santa Rosa Centers
)
$1.00 $1.25
Daily Activity Pass: Regional Centers
(William M. Clements, El Pueblo, Randolph, and Morris K. Udall Centers)
$1.50 $2.00

The Senior Activity Card is eligible for the Discount Program (City Residents only).

The Senior Activity Card fees offset a portion of the cost of providing Senior programs and services.  Some programs, services, and activities, such as field trips and classes, may require additional fees to participate.  Since programs and activities differ at each site, please ask Staff or visit each Center's website for more information.
 

Senior Club Program

Senior Clubs include activities such as: card games, board games, crafts, access to exercise equipment, and day trips. Additional fees may apply. You must have a Senior Activity Card to participate.  Please see the Centers' websites for more information on which opportunities are offered at each site.
 

Senior Fitness Program

Tucson Parks and Recreation's Centers offer fitness opportunities geared towards older adults including, but not limited to, yoga, dance, walking, table tennis, and general fitness classes.  Many programs are offered through parnerships with and sponsorships with local social service agencies.  Some programs are no cost with the Senior Activity Card, but other programs may have a suggested donation or required fee.  Please see the Centers' web sites for more information.
 

Senior Nutrition Program

Tucson Parks and Recreation partners with local social service agencies to offer basic nutrition for seniors 60+.  Donation requested. The Senior Activity Card is not required to participate in the program however registration for the Nutrition program is required. Check individual Centers for times.

 

Senior Olympic Festival

January and February each year.  Several times and locations throughout the city.

The festival is a celebration to promote fitness, health, and an active lifestyle among adults 50 years of age and older.  Events include volleyball, bowling, bridge, racquetball, basketball shoot, pickleball, archery, golf, tennis, horseshoes, badminton, and many more.  More than 2,000 people participate in the competitions.  See the Senior Olympic Festival page for more information.