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    Canoa Ranch aerial view 
    Dec 15, 2021 - Registration opens today for a lecture series that honors the 200th anniversary of the 1821 grant that helped create Historic Canoa Ranch. 
    Canoa Ranch 
    Dec 07, 2021 - Pima County Supervisor Adelita Grijalva will read an official proclamation honoring the occasion at the ranch on Friday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m. 
    Historic Canoa Ranch 
    Dec 02, 2021 - Starting Saturday, Dec. 4, visitors can expect to see a change at the ranch, which volunteers have decorated with thousands of lights. 
    Canoa Cup 
    Nov 10, 2021 - Fans of classic cars will have the chance to see some vintage automobiles up-close at the second Canoa Cup Collector Car Show on Saturday. 
    Canoa Ranch entrance 
    Oct 22, 2021 - The Green Valley Concert Band will be returning to Historic Canoa Ranch this Sunday, Oct. 24, to play an outdoor show. 
    Canoa Ranch 
    Oct 21, 2021 - Historic Canoa Ranch will host an outdoor concert by the band Strait Country this Saturday, Oct. 23. 
    Canoa Ranch entrance 
    Aug 27, 2021 - Guided walking tours of the ranch resume next Saturday, Sept. 4, and will be conducted every Saturday in September and October. 
    Picture Rocks Community Center 
    Aug 27, 2021 - Beginning in September, NRPR will begin offering its after-school recreation program at the community center. 
    Crooked Tree Golf Course 
    Aug 20, 2021 - NRPR has partnered with the 18-hole golf course’s operating team to make a series of improvements. 
    Water Safety Expo 
    Aug 17, 2021 - The free event will feature a water slide, splash pad, and other kid-friendly activities. 
    Kory Laos Park 
    Aug 12, 2021 - Pedal and skate to your heart's content. 
    Desert Haven Natural Resource Park 
    Aug 11, 2021 - A team of Pima County employees, volunteers, and members of the Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society spent a wet summer morning planting more than 50 barrel cactuses at Desert Haven Natural Resource Park. 
    Golden Gate Mountain 
    Jul 29, 2021 - Ground remains unstable and unsafe at landslide site of Golden Gate Mountain 
    Drexel Heights Community Center 
    Jul 22, 2021 - NRPR will once again offer after-school recreation programs at several of its community centers. 
    Robles Ranch Community Center 
    Jun 17, 2021 - The program will be offered at six of Pima County's community centers. 
    summer swim lessons 
    May 25, 2021 - Swim lessons will be available again as Pima County reopens its public swimming pools over Memorial Day weekend. 
    Drexel Heights Community Center 
    May 21, 2021 - Community centers will be open for limited youth activities, senior adult activities, and public computer lab access starting the week of June 7. 
    Swimming Lesson 
    May 13, 2021 - The partnership provides families, especially those who are economically disadvantaged, with a free opportunity for their children to acquire this important lifelong skill. 
    Mar 22, 2021 - Health guidelines will be in place for use 
    Mar 05, 2021 - Youth ages 5-19 encouraged to submit their entries by April 2. 
    Mar 04, 2021 - Parks officials 'cautiously optimistic' summer programs will continue 
    Kinney closure 
    Dec 29, 2020 - McCain Loop will be open for detour  
    Shooters at range 
    Aug 19, 2020 - Pre-registration, masks required. 
    Bighorn fire 
    Jul 01, 2020 - Fire restrictions in effect on Coronado National Forest 
    Brandi Fenton Park 
    May 22, 2020 - Pools and splash pads remain closed due to pandemic 
    Shooter at range 
    May 13, 2020 - Ranges will open additional days as availability of qualified staff increases. 
    May 13, 2020 - Construction of the pond was completed in February 2020 after almost a year of work. 
    Kid at pool 
    May 12, 2020 - Announcement will be made before Memorial Day weekend. 
    Kids playing 
    Apr 27, 2020 - Delay affects seven locations. 
    TCC exercise class 
    Apr 09, 2020 - Will hold online exercise classes through Facebook Live and Zoom. 
    Shooting sports 
    Apr 03, 2020 - Closure takes effect April 6. 
    Agua Caliente pond 
    Mar 30, 2020 - In past years, the park has drawn as many as 600 visitors. 
    Park ramada 
    Mar 27, 2020 - Closure will be effective March 30. 
    Mar 20, 2020 - NRPR-operated natural resource parks, urban parks and river parks, and associated facilities are expected to remain open 
    Trail rides 
    Feb 28, 2020 - Music, food and more also part of March 7 activities. 
    Students building trails 
    Feb 24, 2020 - The 289-acre park features four miles of trails for hiking, biking and more. 
    Agua Caliente Park pond 
    Feb 03, 2020 - County plans to reopen sections of the park to the public by Feb. 28. 
    Ted Walker Youth Day 
    Jan 24, 2020 - Jan. 30 marks 30th anniversary of event honoring patron of children and parks. 
    Senior Olympian 
    Jan 21, 2020 - Senior Olympic Festival runs through Feb. 1. 
    Sweetwater Preserve 
    Jan 13, 2020 - Users may enter at any other boundary access point. 
    Canoa Pond 
    Jan 08, 2020 - Work on cienega should be completed in February. 
    Landscape showing Stinknet 
    Dec 10, 2019 - Staff to gather Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 to learn more about Stinknet. 
    Nov 27, 2019 - Visitors will be able to reserve one year in advance. 
    Volunteers decorate Canoa Ranch 
    Nov 20, 2019 - Event will include Santa, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. 
    Shooting sports 
    Oct 21, 2019 - Three sessions to be held Nov. 2 at Southeast Regional Park Shooting Range. 
    Country market 
    Oct 15, 2019 - Visitors will find artisans, vendors, food trucks and more on hand each Thursday. 
    Agua Caliente Pond restoration 
    Oct 11, 2019 - Traffic control will be in place and may cause delays for those using Roger Road. 
    Horseback riders 
    Oct 08, 2019 - Free event features food, music and historical presentations. 
    Colossal Cave 
    Oct 01, 2019 - Message boards will inform motorists of the closure. 
    Sep 27, 2019 - Free event features games, food and plant giveaways. 
    Willow flycatcher 
    Sep 25, 2019 - Site is now Number One birding hotspot for 2019. 
    Antique fair 
    Sep 18, 2019 - Canoa Ranch staff plan to host the fairs each fall and spring. 
    Classic car 
    Sep 09, 2019 - Proceeds will benefit restoration efforts at the historic Green Valley property. 
    Total Wreck Tall Talussnail 
    Aug 19, 2019 - Donated 120-acre parcel is home to rare Talussnails. 
    site map 
    Aug 16, 2019 - Input accepted through Aug. 30. 
    Agua Caliente Park pond 
    Aug 14, 2019 - The park closure will include the Ranch House Visitor Center and Art Gallery. 
    Swim class. 
    Aug 13, 2019 - Event is part of Drowning Impact Awareness month. 
    Canoa Hills Trails 
    Aug 06, 2019 - 130-acre course to be known as Canoa Hills Trails – An Open Space Park. 
    Tucson Mountain Park map 
    Aug 05, 2019 - Motorists can expect lane closures and reduced speed. 
    Canoa Lake 
    Jul 31, 2019 - Visitors of all ages can discover the mysteries of nighttime nature. 
    plastic pot 
    Jul 12, 2019 - Donate a pot and take home a free plant. 
    Jul 05, 2019 - Proceeds to benefit restoration of Tradesman House at Historic Canoa Ranch. 
    Jul 03, 2019 - Free admission with donated can of food. 
    Jun 24, 2019 - Work to benefit trail systems on west side of Tucson. 
    Agua Caliente pond 
    Jun 11, 2019 - Partial closure of facility begins June 12. 
    BMX racer 
    May 30, 2019 - Youngsters can meet Corben Sharrah at Olympic Day event 
    Archery range 
    May 30, 2019 - Arizona Game and Fish awarded $30,000 grant. 
    Utterback students 
    May 21, 2019 - Park at 36th Street and Kino Parkway named Desert Haven Natural Resources Park. 
    cereus bloom 
    May 21, 2019 - Members of the Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society will help guests navigate the paths to get to the blooms. 
    Child going down slide into pool. 
    May 16, 2019 - Fun in the sun, swimming lessons and County swim team options offered. 
    Students hear from Pete Filiatrault, who used to live at Agua Caliente Park. 
    May 16, 2019 - Path to study in Newfoundland started in Agua Caliente Park. 
    Gila topminnow released. 
    May 09, 2019 - Small fish were released April 19 into Edgar Canyon. 
    Chuck Hill and Supervisor Steve Christy 
    May 07, 2019 - Green Valley volunteer dubbed 'Energizer bunny' for breadth of work. 
    Children swimming 
    May 02, 2019 - TMC Vest It Up program taking place at three County pools. 
    Apr 17, 2019 - Natural Resources Park & Recreation to help with heavy waste removal. 
    Native Plant Nursery 
    Apr 09, 2019 - Student can earn up to $2,000 for educational expenses. 
    Canoa Ranch gardens 
    Apr 08, 2019 - First tour is set for April 17, led by Green Valley Gardeners. 
    Apr 03, 2019 - Flowing Wells Community Center offering monthly events for kids, parents. 
    Apr 03, 2019 - April 13 event takes place at Wheeler Taft Abbet Sr. Library. 
    Building trails 
    Apr 01, 2019 - Public can help build 11 miles of trails on west side. 
    Tucson Cancer Conquerors in garden 
    Mar 05, 2019 - Free event taking place at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park. 
    Kids and horse 
    Feb 27, 2019 - Artists, music on tap; Canoa cookbook for sale. 
    Students building trail 
    Feb 21, 2019 - Service project lets students build trail in Painted Hills area. 
    Feb 12, 2019 - Artisans, vendors and more will be on hand each Thursday. 
    Feb 07, 2019 - More than 20 cars will be on display. 
    Jack Moreland 
    Jan 30, 2019 - Deadline is Feb. 8 to nominate a dedicated volunteer. 
    Jan 28, 2019 - Students will experience the Old West at Feb 7 gathering. 
    Jan 14, 2019 - Markets will be held every Thursday through Feb. 7. 
    Jan 10, 2019 - Exhibit features 12 costumes representing various regions of Mexico. 
    Dec 27, 2018 - No fishing license is required. 
    Dec 21, 2018 - Ramada being reconstructed following extensive monsoon damage. 
    Dec 12, 2018 - The Sun Corridor Trail Project is a multi-agency effort. 
    Dec 07, 2018 - Users also can comment online until Jan. 13, 2019. 
    Dec 06, 2018 - The antique rocking horses and mechanical horses range from pre-Civil War era to the 1960s.  
    Dec 06, 2018 - The range will reopen to the public on Dec. 13. 
    Dec 04, 2018 - Adjustments will cover four main areas. 
    Nov 08, 2018 - East-side attraction is the only park in the county featuring its own art gallery.  
    Nov 01, 2018 - Water conservation is the focus of the multi-stage process. 
    Oct 24, 2018 - Park built by NRPR and Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists. 
    Oct 09, 2018 - Celebration takes place at Canoa Ranch Oct. 20. 
    Sep 26, 2018 - Heavily used, northwest-side park re-opens following nine-month closure. 
    Sep 25, 2018 - 5-Stand Clay Target game available just in time for dove hunting season. 
    Sep 18, 2018 - Diamond Bell Ranch is important conservation area. 
    Sep 12, 2018 - Splashing fun begins at 10 a.m. Sept. 22. 
    Aug 29, 2018 - Deadline for educators to register is Jan. 14. 
    Aug 15, 2018 - Event will feature free life jackets, Ghost Ship obstacle course. 
    Jul 24, 2018 - New artwork, bathrooms and improvements to dog park on tap. 
    Manzanita splash pad 
    Jul 20, 2018 - Warden Family Splash Pad is at Winston Reynolds-Manzanita Park. 
    Jul 18, 2018 - Approximately 750 swimmers will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals. 
    Family at park ramada 
    Jul 02, 2018 - Patrons can reserve online. 
    Jun 22, 2018 - Youngsters can meet Corben Sharrah at Olympic Day event. 
    Mom and kid in pool 
    May 21, 2018 - Fun in the sun, swimming lessons and County swim team options offered. 
    May 08, 2018 - Sign-ups begin May 15. 
    Apr 17, 2018 - Jack Moreland is third recipient of Catino Award. 
    Apr 17, 2018 - County to convert course into natural resource park. 
    Apr 13, 2018 - Registration now open for training classes. 
    Apr 02, 2018 - Ceremony takes place April 7 at Wheeler Taft Abbett Library. 
    Feb 21, 2018 - Dancing, antiques, food and history also on tap. 
    Jan 18, 2018 - Arizona Game and Fish helps fund shade structure. 
    Jan 17, 2018 - Effort runs Jan. 27 to March 4. 
    Jan 10, 2018 - Astronomer to discuss 'things that go flash in the night.' 
    Dec 06, 2017 - Restoration of 2.5 acre pond part of a master plan that should see the return of birding, native plants and wildlife viewing. 
    Dec 04, 2017 - Nominees must be 45 years of age or older and have a strong record of volunteerism.  
    Nov 15, 2017 - Registration now open for training classes. 
    Oct 24, 2017 - Canoa Ranch also featuring Ballet Folklorico exhibit, stargazing events. 
    Oct 04, 2017 - Exhibits pay tribute to Ballet Folklorico, ranching history. 
    Oct 03, 2017 - Public meeting set for Oct. 23 at Icagen Inc. in Oro Valley. 
    Ted Walker Youth Day at Old Tucson Studios 
    Sep 25, 2017 - Deadline to register is Jan. 7. 
    Sep 20, 2017 - Costumes will be displayed Sept. 30-Oct. 25. 
    Sep 06, 2017 - Classes offered Sept. 11-Oct. 12 at Flowing Wells Center. 
    Shooting targets 
    Aug 31, 2017 - League meets on weekends from Sept. 30 to Nov. 19. 
    Trail stewards 
    Aug 24, 2017 - Monsoon rains have stimulated excessive vegetation growth. 
    Aug 23, 2017 - A life ended much too soon will be memorialized at a Pima County park, thanks to a fundraising campaign organized by a Tucson mother. 
    Aug 15, 2017 - Aug. 26 event is part of Drowning Awareness Month activities. 
    Aug 04, 2017 - Riders’ $20 entry fee in the “Race for Life” event will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 
    Wobble trap machine 
    Jul 27, 2017 - Shotgun target shooting enthusiasts will have a new challenge at Pima County’s Southeast Regional Park Clay Target Center. 
    Jul 18, 2017 - About 700 swimmers will compete at Wade McLean Pool. 
    Jul 11, 2017 - Donation of 374 acres in Marana approved at July 11 meeting. 
    Jun 05, 2017 - There are seven confirmed cases in the community involving privately owned canines. 
    May 18, 2017 - Fun in the sun, swimming lessons and County swim team options offered 
    Apr 27, 2017 - Voter-approved bond funded the 274-acre park. 
    Apr 25, 2017 - Trail systems that will be built at and near Tucson Mountain Park. 
    Apr 24, 2017 - Work is in preparation for fall/winter sport season. 
    Living River of Words Youth Art and Poetry Contest  
    Apr 04, 2017 - Pima County to honor young artists and poets in this year’s Living River of Words Youth Art and Poetry Contest awards ceremony. 
    File: Living River of Words Youth Art and Poetry Contest 
    Apr 04, 2017 - Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation and Regional Flood Control District to recognize the winning youth poets and artists of this year’s Living River of Words Youth Art and Poetry Contest. 
    News story thumbnail graphic 
    Mar 30, 2017 - Project a joint effort of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation and Regional Flood Control. 
    Mar 27, 2017 - More participants needed for six county teams. 
    Mar 23, 2017 - Renovations include adding children’s statue, butterfly garden. 
    Mar 07, 2017 - The free event features hands-on activities and a nature walk. 
    Robles Ranch Community Center 
    Mar 02, 2017 - All are invited to the free event at the center, 16150 W. Ajo Highway in Three Points. 
    Mar 01, 2017 - Green Valley's Bill Adamson is trails and bike advocate. 
    Feb 22, 2017 - Event is last day to see rodeo cowgirl exhibit. 
    Feb 08, 2017 - Park officials installed the two-foot tall library box in January. 
    Agua Caliente pond 
    Jan 24, 2017 - Heavy storms caused damage at east side park. 
    Cowgirl exhibit 
    Jan 20, 2017 - Exhibit highlighting cowgirls from 1900 to 1930s runs through March 4. 
    Jan 17, 2017 - Event gives local schoolchildren an opportunity to experience Southwestern history and culture. 
    Jan 05, 2017 - Women's Build Day set for Jan. 8 in Tucson Mountain Park. 
    Dec 13, 2016 - Board voted 4-0 at its Dec. 13 meeting to make up to $1 million in capital improvements. 
    Dec 09, 2016 - Students will gather Dec. 14 for quail-themed mural painting project. 
    Catino winner Jim Brewer with Supervisor Carroll 
    Nov 29, 2016 - Department Homepage News Article Summary Goes Here 
    Lisa Baker DiGiacomo and students 
    Nov 16, 2016 - Lisa Baker DiGiacomo and her spouse, Guy, started the school 37 years ago in Continental. 
    Oct 25, 2016 - Green Valley Concert Band will play selections from John Williams, Aaron Copland. 
    Oct 25, 2016 - Pima County’s Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation offering safe trick-or-treating for children. 
    Folklorico dancers 
    Oct 12, 2016 - The exhibit is believed to be the first permanent exhibit of its kind in Pima County to highlight the lives of the Mexican vaquero and their families. 
    Graphic for the news story 
    Oct 06, 2016 - It explains how and why we acquired these lands and the benefits the public receives. Read more... 
    Sep 28, 2016 - Roland Thomas Widman BMX Park is at Winston Reynolds Manzanita Park, 5200 S. Westover Ave. 
    Sep 14, 2016 - Northwest Tucson park named in honor of former Pima County District 1 Supervisor. 
    Kerry Baldwin 
    Aug 24, 2016 - The natural resources superintendent for Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Baldwin, 65, will retire Sept. 9. 
    Aug 02, 2016 - Donation of 65 acres will protect native plants and wildlife. 
    Jul 13, 2016 - Goal is to make more efficient use of limited water supply. 
    Jul 12, 2016 - More than 640 swimmers will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in the Championship Meet. 
    Kids doing crafts 
    Jun 29, 2016 - For first time, registrants can use online ActiveNet system. 
    Corben Sharrah 
    Jun 14, 2016 - Youngsters can meet Corben Sharrah at June 21 Olympic Day event. 
    Jun 07, 2016 - Day's family requested to rename Northwest Community Park the "Ann Day Community Park." 
    May 24, 2016 - Free swim also offered at Flowing Wells pool. 
    May 18, 2016 - Swim team registration begins Saturday, May 21 
    Kids swimming 
    Apr 27, 2016 - Programs offered at parks, libraries and beyond 
    Baseball player 
    Apr 26, 2016 - Contest is May 14 at Picture Rocks Park. 
    Students on the river 
    Apr 12, 2016 - More than 250 will gather at Wheeler Taft Library April 16. 
    Mar 29, 2016 - Picking up after Fido just got easier, thanks to a local Eagle Scout. 
    Christina-Taylor Green Park sign unveiling 
    Mar 17, 2016 - Family of youngster who died in Jan. 8 shootings, raising funds for park renovations at Tucson Conquistadores Classic golf tourney. 
    Canoa Ranch 
    Mar 15, 2016 - Exhibits, vendors and local food are part of the day. 
    Special Olympics athlete 
    Mar 10, 2016 - Pima County’s Sporting Chance Center hosts Special Olympics competition 
    Mar 09, 2016 - Will be dedicated to Austin Fitzgerald, Tucson teen who died at 19. 
    Tucson Mountains 
    Mar 03, 2016 - Desert animals, guided nature walk part of free events. 
    Mar 03, 2016 - Award honors driver behind Canoa Preserve Park. 
    Recreation classes 
    Mar 03, 2016 - Participants must use Active Net system. 
    Feb 24, 2016 - Video of project showcases student learning. 
    Canoa volunteer 
    Feb 24, 2016 - March 19 event offers tree-buying opportunity. 
    Feb 08, 2016 - Green Valley's Canoa Ranch and Tucson Mountain Park are sites. 
    Dog at dog park 
    Jan 22, 2016 - Let there be light: Supervisor Ray Carroll will dedicate new lights at park. 
    Old Tucson 
    Jan 22, 2016 - Walker was business leader, philanthropist and NRPR Commission member. 
    Rillito Race Track 
    Jan 19, 2016 - Move ensures park's use for concerts, horse racing, soccer and more. 
    Trail crossing 
    Jan 07, 2016 - Bond-funded project to be dedicated Jan. 16. 
    Jan 05, 2016 - Events are Jan. 9 at Canoa Ranch and Jan. 16 at Agua Caliente. 
    Dec 23, 2015 - County teamed with several partners on conservation. 
    Dec 17, 2015 - IDs regulated archery-only hunting seasons. 
    Park sign 
    Dec 14, 2015 - Family of Christina-Taylor Green, youngster who died in Jan. 8 shootings, raising funds for park renovations 
    Starry skies 
    Nov 17, 2015 - Astronomers will be on hand to help visitors use telescopes. 
    Construction on Loop 
    Oct 29, 2015 - Path will be open over weekend. 
    Oct 21, 2015 - Event is Nov. 1 at Heirloom Farmer's Market. 
    Oklahoma movie photo 
    Oct 21, 2015 - Movie premiered 60 years ago. 
    Juan BAutista de Anza 
    Oct 20, 2015 - Dancing, food, historical presentations part of activities. 
    Rillito athletic fields 
    Oct 15, 2015 - Park now the largest regional soccer complex in County. 
    Dog on leash 
    Oct 05, 2015 - Park at Brandi Fenton will get shade trees, new equipment. 
    Prairie dog 
    Oct 02, 2015 - Agencies want to reintroduce endangered black-tail prairie dogs. 
    Sep 16, 2015 - Fishing clinic takes place Sept. 26 
    Starry skies 
    Sep 15, 2015 - Sonora Astronomical Society will help visitors use telescopes. 
    Bats in flight 
    Sep 09, 2015 - Join us Sept. 11 to watch the winged creatures take flight. 
    Aug 25, 2015 - Park may get shade structure, dog exercise equipment. 
    Kids swimming. 
    Aug 21, 2015 - NRPR is co-sponsoring event for Drowning Awareness Month. 
    Feliz Paseos ramada 
    Aug 14, 2015 - Residents can book ramadas, sign up for classes 
    Sunnyside team celebrates. 
    Jul 30, 2015 - Moves on Little League Junior Softball World Series in Kirkland, Wash. 
    Jul 24, 2015 - Out-of-this-world championship meet featured 570 swimmers. 
    Jul 17, 2015 - Well-known writer particularly fond of Mt. Lemmon 
    Jul 16, 2015 - Poor weather conditions force cancelation. 
    Jul 14, 2015 - Teams vying for Little League Jr. Softball World Series 
    Nrpr logo 
    May 19, 2015 - Free to first 50 area residents who register 
    young swimmers 
    May 15, 2015 - Swimming lessons, junior lifeguard and novice swim team offered 
    parks and rec logo 
    May 14, 2015 - Self-guided tours also available 
    Apr 10, 2015 - Historic Hacienda de la Canoa tours also available 
    Mar 31, 2015 - Features art and poetry by youth contest finalists 
    ghost ship 
    Mar 25, 2015 - Inflatable obstacle course popular at County pools 
    Mar 04, 2015 - All spots on 100-plus mile available 
    Mar 03, 2015 - Features works by instructors and students 
    Feb 13, 2015 - Fair is free to the public. Vendors are welcome. 
    Feb 09, 2015 - Required training classes will be held in March and April. 
    Jan 20, 2015 - Art will be displayed in 2016. Submissions due by March 14. 
    Jan 20, 2015 - Walker founded a Youth Day celebration in 1988. This year will be celebrated at Old Tucson Studios. 
    Dec 09, 2014 - First Avenue entrances to the park still open.  
    Native Plant Nursery 
    Oct 29, 2014 - The nursery does not sell or make plants available to the public. But the public benefits. 
    UA Shotgun Team 
    Oct 14, 2014 - Bring your shotgun and you might get a chance to shoot with the team and its coaches. 
    Terror Town 
    Oct 07, 2014 - Or you can ride on the BMX track or drive a go-kart or play miniature golf. 
    Anza Day 
    Oct 01, 2014 - See the Anza Color Guard, vintage tractors and 4-H baby animals, and eat at an authentic Chuckwagon.  
    Sep 19, 2014 - Pima County playing fields are open again 
    Anza Trail Color Guard 
    Aug 20, 2014 - $25 ticket covers admission, self-guided tours and lunch, and supports Anza Trail Color Guard. 
    Marketplace under construction 
    Aug 18, 2014 - Farmers market is already operating on Sundays at the park. 
    Dog park fundraiser 
    Aug 13, 2014 - Austin Fitzgerald aspired to rescue Huskies before he died in 2013 at age 19. 
    Robles Ranch 
    Jul 29, 2014 - Both the Tres Rios and the Robles Ranch projects will be considered for a national award. 
    Pima County News 
    Jul 17, 2014 - Fields were closed Tuesday and Wednesday because of rain. 
    Sweetwater Preserve 
    Jun 11, 2014 - The 880 acres were acquired using voter-approved 2004 Open Space Bond funds. 
    Pima County swim lessons 
    Jun 09, 2014 - Applications are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Golder Ranch Fire Administration Office, 3885 E. Golder Ranch Drive. 
    Tucson Mountain Park trails 
    Jun 05, 2014 - Volunteers will replace poorly situated trails with high-quality trails with superb views. 
    Old Stone House 
    Jun 04, 2014 - The house, built in the 1930s from native stone, is 0.8 miles from the trail entrance. 
    Rillito Regional Park 
    May 13, 2014 - A future bond election could determine the facilities and uses for this 78-acre site.. 
    Solar power 
    May 12, 2014 - The project will save the YMCA and partners more than $1 million over the next 25 years. 
    Pima County pools 
    May 05, 2014 - Pima County’s seasonal swimming pools will open Saturday, May 24, for Memorial Day weekend. 
    Robles Ranch 
    May 01, 2014 - Tres Rios Reclamation Plant, Ina and Oracle indirect left turn, and Robles Ranch Community Center. 
    Summer recreation programs 
    Apr 11, 2014 - The programs are for ages 5-13; the session runs June 2-July 27.  
    Arthur Pack Regional Park 
    Apr 07, 2014 - Work to be done at Arthur Pack Regional Park, Children's Memorial Park and Vesey Park. 
    Trap and skeet shooting 
    Apr 02, 2014 - Competitors include five-time Olympic medal winner Kim Rhode of California and 19-year-old Luis “Taz” Gloria of Tucson. 
    Great Rillito Wash Up 
    Mar 24, 2014 - Help pick up litter, debris and trash from 8 a.m. to noon. 
    Agua Caliente Park 
    Mar 19, 2014 - The historic park is open only by reservation on April 20. 
    Ventana Canyon Trail 
    Mar 05, 2014 - The trail is not closed; the work is expected to continue for a week. 
    Chuck Catino 
    Feb 21, 2014 - Catino secured more than $1.8 million of in-kind and financial contributions for Canoa Preserve Park.  
    Artists reception 
    Feb 20, 2014 - Visit Northwest Art Center, 7770 N. Shannon Road, from 1 to 3 p.m. 
    Southeast Clay Target Center 
    Jan 30, 2014 - Pre-registration is required for the 2 p.m. class; 10 a.m. and noon classes are full. 
    Ted Walker Youth Day 
    Jan 27, 2014 - 3,000 local fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders will receive complimentary park admission and enjoy a hot dog lunch. 
    Sands-Clyne Ranches 
    Jan 17, 2014 - Cienega Watershed Partnership was honored for habitat restoration and conservation projects. 
    Ann Kathryn Schmidt Kickin' It Clubhouse 
    Jan 06, 2014 - Pima County Supervisors voted to lease the building to TSA for 20 years in exchange for improvements. 
    The Loop 
    Dec 23, 2013 - Kids will be able to ride their bikes all the way to the BMX and go-cart tracks. 
    Tucson Soccer Academy clubhouse 
    Dec 23, 2013 - The public-private partnership's improvements include a study area, workout room, offices and meeting room. 
    Beat Back Buffelgrass Day 
    Dec 11, 2013 - Join volunteers across Pima County and sign up to pull buffelgrass. 
    Bat jersey 
    Dec 03, 2013 - Gila Monster jerseys are still available, too, from Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation. 
    Pima County News 
    Nov 25, 2013 - Tucson Water is working on La Cañada/Flowing Wells and First Avenue bridges. 
    Roy Schoonover Trailhead 
    Nov 22, 2013 - As a result of his work, 'this whole area is a bicycling paradise,' one friend said. 
    Maeveen Behan Desert Sanctuary 
    Nov 16, 2013 - Behan crafted an unprecedented land use plan for Pima County before she died in 2009 at age 48. 
    Beat Cancer Boot Camp 
    Nov 08, 2013 - Anita 'Sarge' Kellman took Tucson cancer survivors and patients with her to Los Angeles. 
    Maeveen Behan 
    Nov 05, 2013 - Behan crafted an unprecedented land use plan for Pima County that balanced growth and conservation before she died in 2009 at age 48. 
    Steve Anderson 
    Oct 24, 2013 - Steve Anderson receives Professional Fellow award from parks officials group. 
    Southeast Clay Target Center 
    Oct 18, 2013 - Trap and skeet shooters can pay as little as $7 per 25-target round. 
    Robles Ranch Community Center 
    Oct 17, 2013 - Robles Ranch House, which serves as the Community Center, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 
    Anza Days 
    Oct 16, 2013 - Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, who lived on the ranch as a young boy, will open the event at 9 a.m.  
    Go-cart track 
    Oct 10, 2013 - A 1,200-foot BMX track opened there earlier this year; a miniature golf course is coming. 
    Clay Target Center 
    Sep 27, 2013 - The center, archery range and shooting range were all paid for with voter-approved bond funds. 
    Beat Cancer Boot Camp 
    Sep 13, 2013 - Attend an exercise class at 8 a.m., followed by a ribbon cutting at Brandi Fenton Park. 
    Catalina Community Center 
    Sep 12, 2013 - Supervisor Ally Miller, District 1, will attend and speak at the event. 
    Agua Caliente Park 
    Aug 16, 2013 - The public is invited to an informational meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 27. 
    Xtreme Fun Spot 
    Aug 13, 2013 - BMX event is a benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 
    Tortolita Mountain Park 
    Aug 06, 2013 - A state Growing Smarter matching grant could provide half the funds needed. 
    Clubhouse groundbreaking 
    Aug 01, 2013 - TSA renovating park building leased by Pima County for free for 20 years. 
    Swim team championship 
    Jul 26, 2013 - Children ages 5 to 18 get fit and have fun, and it's only $20 to participate. 
    Arthur Pack Park soccer fields 
    Jul 17, 2013 - Pima County partnered with the Marana Unified School District and the Southern Arizona Soccer Association on the project. 
    Pima County news 
    Jul 15, 2013 - An administrative review of the permitting process is under way. 
    Sporting Chance 
    Jul 11, 2013 - Nearly 40,000 square feet of indoor space can accommodate up to five basketball courts. 
    Picture Rocks Community Center 
    Jul 08, 2013 - The center got new ceiling tiles, a floor upgrade, and exterior and interior paint. 
    Jun 27, 2013 - The Ajo center is one of eight receiving $1.3 million in repairs or improvements.