Drexel Heights Community Center

map5220 South San Joaquin Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85746
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Operational hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Community Center Staff

Joshua Emslie, Neighborhood Community Center Coordinator
Leanna Berry, Recreation Leader

Community Center Services

  • After-School Programs
  • Fitness
  • Pre-School Programs
  • Senior Programs
  • Summer Programs
  • Youth Programs

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Lil’ Reckers (Ages 3-5)

Drexel Heights Pirate Fun
January 18 - February 17, 2023
Registration open now!
Ahoy me harties! Bring your little mateys for tons of fun! We are exploring pirate ships and going on treasure hunts in search of treasure. Bring your imagination into the classroom with these fun pirate themed activities. Click HERE to register.

Drexel Heights Recreation Games & Sports
March 29 - April 28, 2023
Registration open now!
Little Reckers' can come out and get active! Running, jumping, throwing, and catching is all part of the fun learning how to play recreation games and sports. Soccer, Basketball, dodgeball, tag games and more. Lil Reckers' will learn the fundamentals of each game with an emphasis on sportsmanship and game play ethics. Click HERE to register.

After-school Program

The after-school program is open to children in kindergarten through the fifth grade. The program’s hours will be from the time school is dismissed to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Activities include homework help, reading program, group games, sports, arts and crafts, board and table games, special events, and more. The program is free except for some special events.
Click HERE to register.

Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation facilities are not licensed childcare facilities under section 36-882 of A.R.S. The school-age youth programs are “at will” drop in programs and youth enrolled in the programs may come and go of their own volition.

field trip photoSeniors Game Day

Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Come join us at the Drexel Heights Community Center for board games. Mahjongg, Scrabble, Yahtzee, Rummy Cube, cards and more.

Enhance Fitness Class

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Age 55+
Cost $32
Registration is now open.
Call for more information. Click HERE to register.
Enhance Fitness is an evidence-based program with years of research backing it, which means it is specifically proven to improve strength and balance, increase flexibility, boost activity levels, improve mood, and help prevent falls. Enhance Fitness is developed specifically for older adults, with exercises focusing on four key areas important to your health and fitness. Stretching and flexibility, low impact aerobics, strength training, and balance. You can join us no matter what your level of fitness is now, and we offer seated and standing exercise options.
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Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

3500 W. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85741

(520) 724-5000

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