Picture Rocks Community Center

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map5615 North Sanders Road
Tucson, AZ 85743
(520) 682-7166
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We are currently still closed to the public until further notice. Please check back frequently for updates on reopening information. The Senior Congregate Meals Program will continue with curbside pick-up for registered participants. Please call the community center for more information.

Pima County NRPR is now offering online recreation programing. Please check our Facebook page at Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation for new weekly content. Currently the offerings include Pilates, Silly Story Time, and Fun Family Challenges.

Community Center Staff

James Devlin, Community Recreation Center Coordinator
Sandy Williams, Cook


Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Community Center Services

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


photoBoredom Break

Fridays, 1:00-2:45 p.m.
Youth 5-12 will be playing COVID friendly games and physical activities. With parental permission, participants will be unleashing their creative side with staff supervision assisting with production of online content for the Pima County Recreation site. Call 520-682-7166 to register.

photoBoot Camp

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00-9:50 a.m. at the Picture Rocks Community Center Basketball Court
Join us as we work our way through a metabolism boosting, muscle-strengthening workout! This boot camp class will incorporate a variety of body-weight and cardiovascular workouts, sure to get your heart rate up and your blood pumping. Suitable for all levels. Modifications will be given. Bring a mat, towel, and water. 
Instructors: Joanna Dinan, Allana Erickson and Elly McGee

Creative Writing

Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
This group meeting will encourage writers of all skill levels to get words flowing. Each session will contain multiple activities using prompts, music, group storytelling, and more, that all have one goal: inspire you to think outside the box. Writing will not be taught or critiqued, but simply explored and enjoyed with everyone being encouraged to share what they come up with. Participants must bring their own writing utensils, such as a pencil/pen and notebook/paper. Minimum age is 18 years old. Call 520-682-7166 to register.

Senior Walk and Talk

Mondays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Seniors will take a stroll around the Picture Rock Community Center paved path lead by one of the recreation center staff members. Visit old friends or make new ones while enjoying the beautiful scenery at Picture Rocks Park. Call 520-682-7166 to register.

Other Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 7:15-8:15 p.m.
Al-Anon: Thursday, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

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.

Low Cost Meal Program
Monday – Friday, (except holidays), 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Income qualification required.

Public Meetings

Citizens For Picture Rocks: Third Tuesday each month, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Citizens meet to discuss concerns for the Picture Rocks area.

Community 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.-8:15 p.m.
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