Donna R. Liggins Center

2160 N. 6th Avenue • Tucson AZ 85705
(520) 791-3247

Center Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Holidays

Center Supervisor: Beth Lucas -

The Donna R. Liggins Center is located in Mansfield Park.

Center Use Rates Amenities  
Youth Programs Adult Programs Senior Programs
External Agencies' Services
Human Service Programs Donna R. Liggins

Center Use Rates

Daily, quarterly and annual passes are available.


Indoor Outdoor
Classrooms Covered basketball court
Commercial kitchen Playgrounds
Computer lab Ramada
Game room Sand volleyball
Gym Soccer/football field
Multi-purpose room Softball field
Teen room Swimming pool
Weight room  


Weight Room Orientation Classes

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. (Sign-up begins 15 minutes in advance; space is limited.)
  • Parent/Guardian approval is required for all participants ages 14-17
  • Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a parent/designated adult when taking an orientation class.
  • Participants ages 14 and 15 must be accompanied by a designated adult, who has completed an orientation class, at all times while using Fitness Room equipment

Youth Programs

In-Betweener’s Club - Age 12-14 (Summer)

Supervised summer teen program with an opportunity for social interaction, games, cooking, community involvement, and special activities. Participant must have completed 5th grade. A payment plan is available. Discount Program is available for City of Tucson residents only. No program on July 4.

Schoolzout program (Ages 5-11)

This program is for youth 5-11 years old during out-of-school time (Holiday breaks only). Activities are supervised, engaging, and fun. Includes games, sports, social interaction, dance, art projects, and nutrition-based learning activities. Contact Center staff or see the Youth Programs page for more information.

Youth Open Drop-in Recreation (Ages 7+)

Includes gym, game room and public computers. Drop-in recreation is available daily during normal business hours. Must be at least 7 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or adult. Daily fee or center use pass fees apply.

Adult Programs

  • Pickleball - Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Senior Programs

Senior Activity Card information

Senior Club Ages 50+

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Activities for seniors ages 50+ include bingo, cards, bunco, guest speakers, crafts, exercise, field trips, cooking, special events and more. Seniors have access to the weight room, gym, and track where available on designated club days at no additional cost.

Senior Activity Card annual membership required
$25 City Resident $30 Non-City Resident

Senior Nutrition Program

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

A socialization and nutrition program funded in part through a federal grant provides seniors 60+ with healthy nutritious meals as well as an opportunity to socialize and participate in a variety of recreational activities. Donations accepted for meals. Senior Activity Club card is not required to participate in this program.


External Agencies' Services

NAACP - 520-622-8277

Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Federally funded program for low-income children and families to promote health and education.
For information contact Headstart at 520-884-8180


Donna R. Liggins

Donna Liggins has been a resident of the Northwest/Mansfield neighborhood since 1965 and had been a City employee since 1968.  She worked at most of the City's recreation centers but worked at this facility, which was then called the Northwest Neighborhood Center, as the center Supervisor since 1993. Mrs. Liggins has served Tucson for many years through numerous organizations including the Martin Luther King Celebration Committee, the Black Women's Task Force, the Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner, and the Juneteenth Committee.  Mrs. Liggins believes in the intrinsic value of spirituality, family, neighborhood, and community and remains a proactive and committed member of her community.