Picture Rocks Community Center

map5615 North Sanders Road
Tucson, AZ 85743
520-682-7166
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Community Center Staff

James Devlin, Community Recreation Center Coordinator
Lydia McBee Reed, Recreation Leader
Ben Creighton, Cook

Hours

Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Community Center Services

  • Community Center PicAfter-school programs
  • BMX/Park
  • Community services
  • Fitness
  • Pre-school programs
  • Public meetings
  • Senior lunches
  • Senior programs
  • Social services
  • Summer programs
  • Youth programs

Classes/Programs

After School ProgramSummer Recreation

Picture Rocks Summer Recreation Program Session 1
June 6-30, 2022
Monday thru Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Fridays
Mandatory Orientation: 5/26/22 6:00-6:45 pm
The summer recreation program is offered in two separate sessions in June and July for children who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade in the 2021/2022 school year. Activities include indoor and outdoor recreation, summer reading program, sports, arts and crafts, board and table games, guest speakers, field trips and more. Space is limited. All parents/guardians must attend a mandatory orientation at the site your child/children is registered. The parent handbook is available on our website. Click HERE to register.

Picture Rocks Summer Recreation Program Session 2
July 5-28, 2022
Monday thru Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Fridays
Mandatory Orientation: 6/27/22 5:15-5:45 pm
The summer recreation program is offered in two separate sessions in June and July for children who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade in the 2021/2022 school year. Activities include indoor and outdoor recreation, summer reading program, sports, arts and crafts, board and table games, guest speakers, field trips and more. Space is limited. All parents/guardians must attend a mandatory orientation at the site your child/children is registered. The parent handbook is available on our website. Click HERE to register.

After-school Program

Monday-Friday
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.

Picture Rocks Sixth & Seventh Grade Club (Ages 11-13)

Tuesday-Thursday
Not sure what to do after school? Want to meet new friends and hang out with old ones? Want to play, explore, gain confidence, and may be even learn a little? Picture Rock Sixth & Seventh Grade Club might just be the right fit for you! Enjoy spending time with friends, challenging games, exploring nature, and learning skills that will last a lifetime. Click HERE to register.

photoBeginning Line Dancing

Tuesday 5:30-7 p.m.
May 24 - August 23, 2022
Get your boots on and come out to learn basic line dancing. Dress for dancing and come for the fun. No experience necessary! Registration required, click HERE to register.

Advanced Line Dancing

Thursday 5:30-7 p.m.
May 26 - August 28, 2022
Take you line dancing to a whole new level. Dress for dancing and come for the fun. Registration required, click HERE to register.

Picture Rocks Knitting Circle

Tuesday and Thursday 5:30-7 p.m.
May 24 - August 25, 2022
Ever wanted to learn to how to knit? This program will give you the opportunity to explore your yarn side. No experience necessary, come out and socialize while learning knitting skills. Contact the community center at 520-682-7166 for a list of supplies needed for the class. Registration required, click HERE to register.

Water Color ProgramPicture Rocks Watercolor

Thursday 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
May 26 - August 25, 2022
Ever wanted to learn to paint with watercolors? This program will give you the opportunity to explore your creative side. No experience necessary, come out and socialize while learning watercolor skills. Contact the community center at 520-682-7166 for a list of supplies needed for the class. Registration required, click HERE to register.

Picture Rocks Senior Game Day

Friday 10-11:30 a.m.
May 27 - August 26, 2022
Come join us at the Picture Rocks Community Center for board games, Bingo, Bunco, Yahtzee, Rummy Cube, cards and more! Registration required, click HERE to register.

Enhance Fitness Class

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Register now for classes starting April 4, 2022
Age 55+
Cost: $32
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. Registration is now open. Call for more information. Click HERE to register.

Lending LibraryOther Programs

Lending Library 
For those avid readers a lending library is available at the center. The library is kept updated with some of the more recent titles as well as many of the older books. The books are donated by some individuals and some from the public library. Books are checked out on the honor system and we ask that borrowed books are returned so that others may also enjoy them. Open during normal business hours.

Senior Congregate Meal Program
Meals are currently take-out only via curbside pick-up. Contact the community center for more information.

Computer LabCommunity Services

Pima County Library Bookmobile
Third Friday, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Public Computers
We have computers available for public use. The lab is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
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Tucson, AZ 85741

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