Listings for Activities for Older Adults / Health, Wellness and Fitness Opportunities
Activities for Older Adults
Health, Wellness and Fitness Opportunities
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
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.
Beat Cancer Boot Camp
Beat Cancer Boot Camp provides a physical support group for all cancer survivors and those that love them. They offer fitness classes, mentoring, and education.
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
Copper State Wellness
Mary T. Maher, MS, is a fitness trainer who provides aquatics, best protocol for osteoporosis, functional movement, and adaptive fitness. Mary works exclusively with high-risk clients and clients with disabilities.
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
Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center
City of Tucson
3455 E. Zoo Ct.
Tucson , AZ 85716
Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center offers an indoor warm water therapy pool that helps individuals with a range of conditions, including a decreased range of motion/flexibility and arthritis pain — located at Reid Park. Call for more information.
M - F 6:00 AM - 8:00 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
Homes of Joy Senior Day/Respite Program
4731 N. Palisade Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85749
Homes of Joy Senior Day/Respite Program provides older adults with social, cognitive, and physical activities such as art, music, dance, live entertainment, tai chi, yoga, gardening, educational lectures, brain fitness activities, cultural outings, and interactive animal events. Our program is available to adults 60 and older who are functionally self-sufficient with activities of daily living and require no “hands-on” care. We welcome participants with mild cognitive impairment.
Our staff are trained caregivers who provide high staff ratios of 6 participants to one caregiver, offer supervision, cueing, and facilitation for each individual so that everyone can thrive in the program.
M - F 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM with weekend hrs potentially available.
Day Program pricing varies between $11/hr to $14/hr depending on how many sessions participant will engage in and if they pay upfront. Minimum session is 5 hours.
Overnight respite costs vary. Please call for details.