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    Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation has changed the registration process for ALL community center youth recreation programs. Families will need to create a profile in the Active Net system prior to registration. Please click on the Register Now! button to launch Active Net. Space is limited for each program. No onsite registrations will be accepted. For more information contact Kelly Cheeseman at 520-724-5208.

     

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    Ajo Community Center Arivaca Community Center
    Catalina Community Center Centro Del Sur Community Center and Boxing Gym
    Continental Community Center Drexel Heights Community Center
    Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center John A. Valenzuela Youth Center
    Littletown Community Center Chuck Bowden Mount Lemmon Community Center
    Northwest YMCA Pima County Community Center Picture Rocks Community Center
    Robles Ranch Community Center  

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    Programs

    Other programs such as classes, computer labs, fitness, public meetings, senior lunches, and community & social services are available and vary by community center.

    Lil’ Reckers

    This 6 week program is offered in 4 different sessions throughout the school year, for children ages 3-5 years who are toilet trained. A variety of classes are offered which include activities such as arts and crafts, music, story time, nutrition education, early learning skills, socialization, sports skills, active games, science, and much more. Parent must accompany the child and remain on premises during the entire program. Additional parent programming may be available at individual sites. Please contact the community center near you for more information. Days and times vary by center.

    To see current class opportunities and registration for the Lil' Reckers program’s click here.

    Registration

    Families will need to create a profile in the Active Net system prior to registration. Register Now to launch Active Net. Space is limited for each program. No onsite registrations will be accepted. For more information contact Kelly Cheeseman at 520-724-5208.

    Locations

    Catalina Community Center
    16652 N. Oracle Road, Catalina, AZ
    520-825-9011

    Drexel Heights Community Center
    5220 S. San Joaquin Avenue, Tucson, AZ
    520-883-4228


    Robles Ranch Community Center
    16150 W. Ajo Highway, Tucson, AZ
    520-822-4408 
    Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center
    1660 W. Wetmore Road, Tucson, AZ
    520-887-9786 

    Littletown Community Center
    6465 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 
    520-574-1404

    Picture Rocks Community Center
    5615 N. Sanders Road, Tucson, AZ
    520-682-7026
    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.

    After-School Program

    Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation offers after-school recreation programs at several of its community centers. The program will run from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m. at most locations. The after-school program is for children ages 5-12. 5-year-olds must be enrolled in elementary school. Activities include homework help, reading program, group games, sports, arts and crafts, board and table games, special events, and more. All participants must be registered in the program. Enrollment is limited. The program is free except for some special events. Days and times vary by center.

    Summer Recreation

    The summer recreation program offered June and July, is for children who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade in the 2021/2022 school year. Summer recreation program is Monday through Thursday 7:30AM-5:00PM, closed on Fridays; space is limited. Online registration opens Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 6:00AM Arizona Time. Activities include indoor and outdoor recreation, reading program, group games, sports, arts and crafts, board and table games, special events, guest speakers, field trips, environmental education and more. The program is free except for some special events. Please contact the community center for more information or for dates and times check our online registration.

    Registration

    Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation has changed the registration process for all community center youth recreation programs. Families will need to create a profile in the Active Net system prior to registration. Register Now to launch Active Net. Space is limited for each program. No onsite registrations will be accepted. For more information contact Kelly Cheeseman at 520-724-5208.

    Registration Information and Forms

    Parent Handbook
    Agreement and Liability Form
    Participant Information Form
    Emergency Information Sheet

    Kids ProgramsLocations

    Arivaca Community Center
    16012 Universal Ranch Road, Arivaca, AZ
    520-398-3010

    Catalina Community Center
    16652 N. Oracle Road, Catalina, AZ
    520-825-9011

    Drexel Heights Community Center
    5220 S. San Joaquin Avenue, Tucson, AZ
    520-883-4228

    Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center
    1660 West Ruthrauff Road, Tucson, AZ 85705
    520-724-5360

    Littletown Community Center
    6465 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ
    520-574-1404

    Picture Rocks Community Center
    5615 N. Sanders Road , Tucson, AZ
    520-682-7026

    Robles Community Center
    16150 W. Ajo Highway, Tucson, AZ
    520-822-4408

    Teens (Ages 14-17) have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities at any of the centers listed below. Each center encourages the teen participants to select and plan their own activities. The program is free except for some special events. 

    Ajo Community Center
    290 5th Street, Ajo, AZ
    520-387-6641 

    Arivaca Community Center
    16012 Universal Ranch Road, Arivaca, AZ
    520-398-3010 

    Catalina Recreation Center
    16652 N. Oracle Road, Catalina, AZ
    520-825-9011 

    Drexel Heights Community Center
    5220 S. San Joaquin Avenue, Tucson, AZ
    520-883-4228 

    Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center
    1660 W. Wetmore Road, Tucson, AZ
    520-887-9786 

    Littletown Community Center
    6465 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ
    520-574-1404 

    Robles Ranch Community Center
    16150 W. Ajo Highway, Tucson, AZ
    520-822-4408 


    The following Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation community centers offer a senior program. Come check out our senior programs and see how much fun you can have.

    ACES Senior Club

    Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center
    1660 W. Ruthrauff Road, Tucson, AZ
    520-887-9786

    Golden Age II

    Drexel Heights Community Center
    5220 S. San Joaquin Avenue, Tucson, AZ 
    520-883-4228

    Ajo Senior Program

    Ajo Community Center 
    290 5th Street, Ajo, AZ 
    520-387-6641

    Arivaca Senior Program

    Arivaca Community Center
    16012 Universal Ranch Road, Arivaca, AZ 
    520-398-3010

    Littletown Senior Program

    Littletown Community Center
    6465 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 
    520-574-1404

    Picture Rocks Senior Program

    Picture Rocks Community Center
    5615 N. Sanders Road, Tucson, AZ 
    520-682-7166

    Robles Senior Program

    Robles Ranch Community Center
    16150 W. Ajo Highway, Tucson, AZ 
    520-822-4408

    Senior ProgramsOther related links for seniors

    Pima Council on Aging
    American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
    Prevention Magazine
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