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Arivaca Community Center

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map36120 S. Mesquite Road
Arivaca, AZ 85601
(520) 398-3010
Fax: (520) 398-3010 (call first)
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Recreation Programs provided by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation have been suspended until further notice. At this time it has not been determined when programs will resume. Please watch this website for updates.

Community Center Staff

Khrysthyne Havier, Recreation Leader


  • Basketball/Tennis court
  • Baseball field
  • Pickleball courts
  • Shaded Playground
  • Shaded Ramadas
  • Stage
  • Skate park - maintained by community 
Skate park facility and playground are open to the public. Skate park is unsupervised, skate at your own risk. Operated by Arivaca Community Center, Inc. not Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation.

The Arivaca Community Center is available for fund raisers, performances, concerts, meetings, dinners, and special events. Call 398-3010.


 Kindness program swim   yoga

After-School Program

Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation facilities are not licensed childcare facilities under section 36-882 of A.R.S. The school-age youth programs are “at will” drop in programs and youth enrolled in the programs may come and go of their own volition.

The after-school program is for children ages 5-12. 5-year-olds must be enrolled in elementary school. Activities include homework help, a reading program, science experiments and projects, group games, sports, board games, cooking, gardening, special events, presentations, and arts and crafts. For dates and times check our online registration.

Summer Program


Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
This summertime fun program is for children entering 1st grade through entering 6th grade in the 2019/2020 school year. Activities include sports, group games, board games, science projects, a kindness program, gardening, cooking, environmental education, a summer reading program, yoga, dance, drama, video making, amazing presentations, swimming, and a big field trip each month. Breakfasts and lunches will be served daily. This program is free except for entrance fees to the pool and for the field trips. To sign up go to our online registration.

Teen and Tween Night

The 4th Friday of each month
Fun night for youth ages 10-16. Activities include sports, games, crafts, BBQ’s, campfires, laser tag, hide-and-seek, video clips, drama, dance, science experiments, presentations, and some field trips. A great place to hang out with peers in a safe and fun environment. Adult volunteers are needed to help with this program. Call Ellen Dursema at 398-3010 for more information.

Junior Staff in Training Program

This program is designed to help teens experience some real on the job training and to gain important life skills beneficial to joining the work force. This is a volunteer opportunity which involves learning to lead activities, resolve conflict, communicate clearly, be adaptable, be interviewed, and receive feedback from the center coordinator. See center coordinator for more information.

seniorsCommunity Night

One Sunday per month at 4:00 p.m.
Join us for fun family friendly activities including family games, drumming and music circles, community networking and special events such as juggling, magic, variety shows and more. Contact Ellen at 398-3010 for activity schedule or visit the community center for more information.

Arivaca Pickleball Club

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8-11 a.m.
Join in a lively game of pickleball at the community center. This program is provided by the Arivaca Community Center Inc. and is not a Pima County sponsored program.
Call Mark Dresang at 398-2901 for more information

seniors paintFriends Over 50 Adventures 

Once a month we go somewhere fun and exciting. Our adventures are educational and usually include food and being out in nature. It’s a fun-loving group who all agree that laughter is the best medicine. Free except for admission costs and lunch.

Meaningful Moments Enrichment Classes

A variety of adult crafts workshops are offered throughout the year such as fiber arts, recycled crafts, mosaics, bead work, leather, soap and more. Potluck lunches bring together food and fun.
These 3 week sessions are offered by registration only. Fees may vary.
Register online

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