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Drexel Heights Community Center

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map5220 South San Joaquin Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85746
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Community Center Staff

Joshua Emslie, Neighborhood Community Center Coordinator
Elysia Garcia, Recreation Leader

Community Center Services

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

Youth Activities

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Kids Crafts

Age 3-5yrs
Wednesday and Friday
Session 1: September 15 – October 8, 2021
This class includes simple, fun, and kid friendly crafts. Participants will practice using their fine motor skills, as well as their creative minds during crafting sessions. Participants can also expect physical and enrichment activities that go along with the craft.
Registration begins Monday, August 30 at 6 a.m.
Call for more information. Click HERE to register.

Junior Scientists

Age 3-5yrs
Wednesday and Friday
Session 2: October 27 – November 19, 2021
Calling all kids who enjoy experimenting! This class will explore different science topics through experiments and projects. Participants should come ready to learn and get their hands dirty.
Registration begins Monday, August 30 at 6 a.m.
Call for more information. 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.
Session 2 registration begins November 30, 2021 at 6:00 a.m.
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 9:00 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.
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Tucson, AZ 85741

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