Armory Park Center

220 S. 5th Ave. • Tucson AZ 85701
(520) 791-4865

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Holidays

Center Supervisor: Donna Thomas -

Armory Park Center will be closed starting April 3 with an anticipated reopening date of May 1.
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The Armory Park Center is located in Armory Park.

Amenities Club #1
Senior Activity Card External Agencies' Services
Schedule of Activities Volunteers

FREE YOGA IN THE PARK AT ARMORY PARK – Join Tucson Parks and Recreation at Armory Park, 222 S. 5th Ave., Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m., March 7-April 11. Classes will be free for the first six weeks. Class is for all ages and skill levels. Bring a yoga mat and water. Register by emailing or calling (520) 791-4865. Drop-ins are welcome. 

Armory Park website:  

BARK IN THE BARRIO HAPPENING APRIL 8 - Join Tucson Parks and Recreation and Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) for Bark in the Barrio on Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Armory Park, 222 S. 5th Ave. See the new PACC mobile, play games, grab some food, listen to music, and visit local exhibitors. Dogs will be available for adoption.

Flyer (PDF)


Indoor Outdoor
Ballroom Bocce courts
Billiards room Horseshoes
Dining room Outdoor performance area
Fitness room Outdoor restrooms
Gift shop Picnic tables
Meeting rooms Shuffleboard
Multi-purpose room  
Public WiFi  

Facility Improvements

Improvements are coming to Armory Center!  Armory Park Center will be closed starting April 3 with an anticipated reopen date of May 1.

  • February: The north end of the building will be closed starting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.  This closure will include public computers, pool tables, and the movie room.  AARP tax services will continue in the Arts and Crafts room.  Access the Arts and Crafts room from the outside door on the northeast side of the building.
  • March: Painting and flooring projects will contine in the building.
  • April: Armory Park Center will be closed starting on April 3 with an anticipated reopen date of May 1.

Senior Activity Card 

  • Pricing and information
  • Ages 50 and older 
  • Required to participate in senior programs, services, and activities 
  • Includes activities, field trips, special events, and more 
  • See the Senior Programs page for more information

Weight Room Orientation Classes

  • Participants must complete a 15-minute online orientation class before using fitness room equipment
  • Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult when taking an orientation class
  • Participants ages 14 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult who has completed an orientation class

Schedule of Activities

Calendar of Events

PCOA Menu 

Pick up a copy of our monthly Silver Threads Newsletter at the front desk. We have something for everyone!

Senior Meal Program

  • Pre-registration is required. Call the center for more information or to register.
  • Social activities and nutritious meals for people 60 and older.
  • $2 suggested daily donation
  • Meal served Monday-Friday, from 3-4 p.m.

Karaoke Birthday Party for Armory Members

Last Friday of the Month: 12:30 p.m.
Dates and times subject to change.

Health, Wellness, and Fitness

Tai Chi
Monday: 10:30 a.m.
Monday: 11:30 a.m.
Breathe n' Motion
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.
Fitness Dance Class
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.
Chair Yoga
Friday: 9:30 a.m.
Ballroom Dance
Saturday: 1:30 p.m.


Wednesday: Noon
Tuesday: Noon
Pool & Billiards
Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
3 regulation pool tables and one billiard table
Wii Play
Friday: 1 p.m. (refer to calendar)

Hobbies -- Interests -- Crafts

Monday Matinee
Monday: 1 p.m.


Monday: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Coloring Hour
Tuesday: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sewing Time
Tues/Th: 1 p.m.

Pinched Clay
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. (Refer to calendar)

Spa Day
Last Wednesday of the month: 1:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
Thursday: 11 a.m.
(Refer to calendar)
Caring and Sharing
Thursday: 11 a.m.
Sit and share stories and experiences. Coffee
and refreshments will be served. (Refer to the calendar)

Field Trips

We are now offering monthly field trips with transportation included. Sign-ups are required. Refer to the calendar for dates and times.

Club #1

Club #1 Membership Meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m.  All Members are encouraged to attend.

Club #1 is an integral part of Armory Park Center. They enhance programming through fundraising and play a role in the decision processes and assist in program funding. Elections for the Club Board are held annually. There are ample opportunities ranging from President to Members at Large!

Gift Shop Open!  
Club #1 is selling clothing, household items, and small gifts. Shop hours are dependent on volunteers' availability.

Swap Meet 
Buy and sell items at the indoor swap meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month starting at 10 a.m. Tables to sell items cost $1 to benefit Club #1.

Our Volunteers

Armory Center would not be here if it weren’t for the help and support from our community and volunteers.  If you would like to Volunteer at Armory Center call us at 520-791-4865 for more information.

External Agencies' Services

AARP Income Tax Assistance
Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment
Pick up tax packet at front desk prior to appointment.
Attorney General's Office
Pima County Library Bookbike
First Tuesday of the month at 11 a.m.
Free books and reading glasses offered during this program. Open to the public.
PCOA Elder Rights and Benefits

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