Marty Birdman Recreation Center

Contact Calendar of Events Amenities
Youth and Teen Programs Adult and Senior Programs  

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Marty Birdman Center is on Castro Street, just east of Oracle and north of Grant Road.


Center Supervisor: AJ Rico
Email: aj.rico@tucsonaz.gov
Address: 2536 N. Castro
Phone Number: 520-791-5950

Hours:

Mon / Wed 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue / Thu 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat./Sun./Holidays Closed

Closed: Monday, May 26 and Friday, July 4.
Closed for cleaning August 4, 5, and 6.

Calendar of Events

Amenities Information

Indoor

  • Full kitchen
  • Foosball tables
  • Ping pong table

Outdoor

  • 1/2 basketball court
  • Playground equipment
  • Grass area
  • Ramada (call 791-4873 to reserve)

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Youth and Teen Programs

Schoolzout program

An activity based program for ages 5-11 years (5 years olds must have completed kindergarten, proof may be required) before the start of the Summer KIDCO program. Dates include: May 27-30 and July 28-Aug. 1. Cost is $2 per child per day. No discounts. Activities include, games, music, sports crafts, field trips, movies, and more. Contact Center staff for more information and to register.

In-Betweeners Club Schoolzout (IBC)

For ages 11-14 years before the start of the Summer IBC program. Dates include: May 27-30 and July 28-Aug. 1. Cost is $2 per child per day. Activities include, cooking, games, community service projects, guest speakers, sports, field trips, movies and more. Contact Center staff for more information and to register.

KIDCO summer recreation program

A summer program for ages 5-11 years (5 year olds must have completed kindergarten, proof may be required). Games, arts and crafts, sports, nutrition, music, movies, reading time, dance and lots of fun. Offered Monday-Friday from 7:30am-6pm. No program on Friday, July 4.

Session 1 - June 2-27 (4-weeks) $125/$157
Session 2 - June 30-July 25, (4-weeks) $125/$157

Participants may register for one or both sessions.

In-Betweeners Club (IBC)

A daily summer program for ages 11-14 years (must have completed 5th grade) beginning June 2 through July 25, Monday through Friday, 7:30am-6pm. No program on Friday, July 4. Activities include, guest speakers, sports, games, movies, cooking community service, music, dance, and more.

Youth Open Drop-in Recreation

Monday-Friday 5pm-closing, must be at least 7 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or adult. Daily center use fee or quarterly pass applies.

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KIDCO provides:

  • Nutrition program and life skills to help promote self-esteem and positive values.
  • Encourages good homework study habits and varied interests and practices of recreational skills.
  • Discount program is available for City of Tucson residents only.
  • Special Events: Thanksgiving Dinner and Toys for Tots. Must preregister. Contact Center at 791-5950 for more information.

Adult/Senior Programs

Various activities for Adults and Seniors, inquire with center staff.

Senior Activity Card annual membership
$25 City Resident $30 Non-City Resident

Adult Fitness Programs (except June and July)

  • Arts and craft club
  • Creative dance/chair exercise club
  • Wii fitness/line dancing club