Listings for Activities for Older Adults / Educational Opportunities
Activities for Older Adults
Ajo Community Center
Ajo Community Health Center
290 W. 5th St.
Ajo, AZ 85321
(520) 387-5040Fax: (520) 387-6758
Pima Council On Aging and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) in Tucson
(888) 687-2277 | (877) 342-2277 Spanishhttp://aarp.org/tucson
The local AARP office offers a variety of educational and social activities throughout the year. Call for class listings and registration information.
Arizona Talking Book Library
1030 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 255-5578Fax: (602) 286-0444
Arizona Talking Book Library provides audio and braille book and magazine downloads, audiobooks, and magazines on the cartridge, books, and magazines in printed braille, movies with audio descriptions, and loans of specialized equipment to play audiobooks. Library materials sent through postage-free mail. The library also provides access to NFB Newsline and over 500 newspapers and magazines by phone and online. Go to https://azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks/apply for information on eligibility and a link to an application.
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM by phone (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on-site)
Armory Park Senior Center
220 S. 5th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
PCOA and Armory Park Senior Center provides meals for adults 60 and older. Meals are served between 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM M - F. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs as well as providing a wide range of activities, including games, crafts, dancing, clubs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center staff for more information. Armory Park Senior Center also offers food boxes provided by the Tucson Community Food Bank on the 4th Wednesday of each month 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
M - W 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Th - S 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested.
Cherry Avenue Recreation Center
5085 S. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 791-4497Fax: (520) 791-4008
Cherry Avenue Recreation Center provides activities for older adults, public computer use and job searching, community and recreation activities, and more.
M and F 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, T, W, and Thu 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Digital Learn is an easy-to-use website produced by the Public Library Association. It offers free videos that show you how to use a computer or how to build on the computer skills you already have. Learn how to use a PC or a Mac, do basic searches, navigate websites, avoid online scams, send and receive an e-mail, create a resume, find a job online, and use Facebook. Some classes are available in Spanish. If you don’t have a computer, you can use one at your local library. (It may be necessary to reserve a computer in advance; ask your local librarian.)
Donna Liggins Recreation Center
2160 N. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705
Donna Liggins Recreation Center provides activities for older adults, public computer use, community and recreation activities, employment resources, and PCOA community lunch program.
M - Th 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM - F - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, S - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fred Archer Center
City of Tucson
Parks and Recreation
1665 S. La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85713
Pima Council On Aging and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register. This site also has computers that can be used by the public to access the Internet for job searches.
M - F 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, S 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Green Valley Recreation, Inc.
1070 S. Calle De las Casitas
Green Valley, AZ 85614
(520) 625-3440Fax: (520) 625-2352
Green Valley Recreation, Inc. (GVR) provides activities through its 13 Recreation Centers, 60+ member Clubs, 6 Fitness Centers, 13 pools and spas, a sauna, classes, trips, tours, movies, concerts, plays, Senior Olympics.
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Oro Valley Parks and Recreation
10555 N. La Canada Dr.
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Oro Valley Parks and Recreation provides socialization and recreation activities for older adults.
M- F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM