Listings for Activities for Older Adults / Health, Wellness and Fitness Opportunities

Activities for Older Adults

Health, Wellness and Fitness Opportunities

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Ajo Community Center

Ajo Community Health Center

290 W. 5th St.
Ajo, AZ 85321

(520) 387-5040

Fax: (520) 387-6758

http://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?pageId=3667

  • Low Income

description
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.

service area
Ajo

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

Armory Park Senior Center

220 S. 5th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 791-4865

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/ArmoryCenter

  • Low Income

description
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.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - W 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Th - S 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested.

Beat Cancer Boot Camp

description
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.

service area
Tucson

Cherry Avenue Recreation Center

5085 S. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706

(520) 791-4497

Fax: (520) 791-4008

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/CherryAvenueCenter

description
Cherry Avenue Recreation Center provides activities for older adults, public computer use and job searching, community and recreation activities, and more.

business hours
M and F 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, T, W, and Thu 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Copper State Wellness

description
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.

service area
Catalina,Marana,Oro Valley

Donna Liggins Recreation Center

2160 N. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 791-3247

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/DonnaRLigginsCenter

description
Donna Liggins Recreation Center provides activities for older adults, public computer use, community and recreation activities, employment resources, and PCOA community lunch program.

service area
Tucson

business hours
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
Aquatic Programs

3455 E. Zoo Ct.
Tucson , AZ 85716

(520) 791-5643

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/EdithBallARC

description
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.

business hours
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

(520) 791-4353

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/FredArcherCenter

description
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.

business hours
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) 625-3440

Fax: (520) 625-2352

http://www.gvrec.org/

description
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.

service area
Green Valley

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Homes of Joy Senior Day/Respite Program

4731 N. Palisade Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85749

(520) 248-0550

http://www.homesofjoyseniorliving.com/

description
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.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM with weekend hrs potentially available.

costs
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.

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