Senior Programs

Benefits Dedicated Centers Senior Activity Card
Senior Club Program Senior Nutrition Program  


The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs and services for active adults. There are three dedicated senior centers. Senior programming and/or nutrition programs are available at 10 other locations. The Senior Centers enhance the quality of life for persons ages 50+ by providing socialization, recreation, education, information, nutrition, social services and support.


  • Wellness and fitness
  • Hobbies and interests
  • Social opportunities
  • Education
  • Volunteer
  • Games
  • Nutrition

Dedicated Senior Centers

exterior view of Armory Center

Armory, Central
220 S. 5th Ave

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday and Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Armory Senior Center features a full kitchen, gift shop, dance hall and stage, computer lab, weight room, pool tables and library.

exterior view of El Pueblo Center

El Pueblo, Southwest
101 W. Irvington Rd.

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The El Pueblo Senior Center features a social lounge area, computer lab, multipurpose rooms, kitchenette and pool table.

Senior Activity Card Programming details (pdf)

exterior view of Carol West Senior Addition at Udall

Carol W. West Senior Addition at Udall, East
7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Carol West Senior Addition at Udall features multipurpose rooms, lounge area with TV, computer adult learning center and pool tables.

Senior Activity Card

The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department affords Tucson’s adults 50+ the opportunity to enhance their social, physical, and emotional well being through participation in a wide variety of age appropriate activities. Our Senior Activity Card provides skilled professional staff, quality year round programming, activities and services, special events, field trips, newsletters, educational opportunities, computer access, evidence-based health programs and meaningful volunteer opportunities.

Senior Club Program

Senior Clubs held at various Centers include activities such as: card games, board games, crafts, access to exercise equipment and day trips. Additional fees may apply. You must have a Senior Activity Card in order to participate.

  • Carol W. West Senior Center at Udall
  • Cherry Ave. Center
  • Clements Center
  • Freedom Center
  • Fred Archer Center
  • Oury Recreation Center
  • Quincie Douglas Center
  • Randolph Center

Senior Nutrition Program

The Parks and Recreation Department works to partner with several social services agencies to offer basic nutrition for seniors 60+. Donation requested.

  • Armory Park Center
  • William Clements Center
  • El Pueblo Center
  • El Rio Center
  • Fred Archer Center
  • Freedom Center
  • Donna Liggins Center
  • Quincie Douglas Center