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  • Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center

    map1660 West Ruthrauff Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 724-5360
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    Community Center Staff

    Joanna Dinan, Community Center Coordinator
    Thomas Elias, Recreation Leader
    Roberto Flores, Recreation Leader


    Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
    Time changes due to special events will be posted at the center.

    Community Centers

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    • Calendar   
    • Classes
    • Community services
    • Fitness
    • Pre-School programs
    • Public meetings
    • Room rentals are available. Please call (520) 724-5360 for pricing and availability.
    • Senior lunches
    • Senior programs
    • Social services   
    • Teen programs
    • Wi-Fi connection
    Welcome, everyone! Picnic Table
    Come on in. Meet the staff at the Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center who would like to extend a warm welcome to everyone. Take a tour of the center and learn about our various programs. The center has something for everyone. If we don’t have it now, mention your idea. We are open to new programming ideas. You do not have to be a resident of the Flowing Wells area to join in on the fun, educational programs, great food and so much more. We have Wi-Fi connection at the center.


    Children ColoringLil’ Reckers

    This 6 week program is offered in 4 different sessions throughout the school year, for children ages 3-5 years who are toilet trained. A variety of classes are offered which include activities such as arts and crafts, music, story time, nutrition education, early learning skills, socialization, sports skills, active games, science, and much more. Parent must accompany the child and remain on premises during the entire program. Additional parent programming available. Please contact the community center for more information or for dates and times check our online registration.

    Child Playing

    Youth Enrichment Classes

    This is a pilot program for kids ages 5-12. Dates and times vary, please see flyer for detailed information.

    Summer Recreation Program

    The summer recreation program offered June and July, is for children entering 1st through 6th grade in the 2019/2020 school year. Activities include indoor and outdoor recreation, reading program, group games, sports, arts and crafts, board and table games, special events, guest speakers, field trips, environmental education and more. The program is free except for some special events. Please contact the community center for more information or for dates and times check our online registration.

    Teen Program

    Ages 14-17
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 2:30-6:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, Thursday, 2:30-7:00 p.m.
    Program is ongoing though the year. Teens help plan their activities.
    Senior Exercise

    Enhance Fitness

    Instructor: Joanna Dinan
    Exercise for participants 60 years or older that wish to improve balance, strength and cardio health. Come in and talk to us about the class on a class day shortly before or after scheduled class time.
    Classes: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1:30-2:30 p.m. 

    Computer Lab

    Services provided by the Pima County Library include computer classes, open lab and community booking. Call 724-5369 for more information.
    Fee: Free

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    Senior Nutrition Program

    This program offers nutritious meals for older adults giving them the opportunity to dine with others and take part in social, recreational, and educational activities. Registration is required. Program is sponsored by Pima Council on Aging. A $2.00 donation requested for lunch.
    Lunch: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch is served at noon.
    ACES offers group activities, recreational programs and Old Tucson
    volunteer opportunities to Pima County adults age 50 and older. Our goal is to provide a variety of pleasurable experiences that will enrich and enhance the social, educational and physical well being of all who participate in ACES. ACES provides social interaction through games, luncheons with entertainment, day and overnight trips, theater presentations, movies and the opportunity to take part in community service projects.

    Business meetings and activity registration
    First Tuesday of every month, 10:30 a.m.
    Meetings are held in the ACES room with monthly activity registrations beginning at 10:00 a.m. Registration for activities works on a first-come, first-served basis, with those attending the business meetings being first.

    Seniors may obtain updated information about events, trips, classes, meetings, and services by reading the monthly newsletter, the ACES Scuttlebutt, distributed at the monthly business meeting. ACES encourages volunteerism as a form of recreation. Members are actively involved in collecting items for Youth on Their Own and provide assistance to schools. ACES provides baby bonnets for newborns at Northwest Hospital and volunteer for a number of county and city special events that are in need of assistance.

    ACES Newsletter

    Embroidery Guild of America: Second Thursday each month, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 

    Flowing Wells Neighborhood Coalition Meeting and Potluck:
    Third Thursday, 6:00 p.m. 

    Second Thursday each month, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

    Second and fourth Thursday, 5:45-7:00 p.m.

    Quilting Circle:
    Second Wednesday of each month 10:00 a.m.-Noon

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