El Pueblo Center

101 W. Irvington Road • Tucson AZ 85706
(520) 791-5155

Activity Center Hours
Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Senior Center
(520) 791-3250
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Center Supervisor: Terry Nierzwicki - TPRD-ElPueblo@tucsonaz.gov

The El Pueblo Activity Center, Senior Center, Neighborhood Center, and pool are a part of
the Richard Ortiz Barker Regional Complex located in El Pueblo Park.

Amenities Center Passes  
El Pueblo Senior Center El Pueblo Pool External Agencies' Services


Indoor Outdoor
Aerobic room Horseshoe pits
Conference room Neighborhood center patio (*no outdoor restrooms)
Gym (basketball courts) Playground
Indoor walking track Ramadas (2)
Locker rooms Sand volleyball courts
Lobby game room Swimming pool
Meeting rooms  
Multi-purpose rooms  
Racquetball courts  
Weight room  

Center Passes

Universal and Restricted Passes available for purchase at any recreation center.  A Discount Program is available for passes. 

Open Recreation 

  • Ages 7 and older (unless accompanied by a parent or adult) 
  • Includes gym, game room, and public computers 
  • Daily fee or center use pass fees apply 

Drop-in Schedule for Basketball

6 a.m.-7:45 p.m.
6-9 a.m.
12:30-7:45 p.m.
6 a.m.-7:45 p.m. 6-9 a.m.
12:30-5:30 p.m.
6 a.m.-5:45 p.m. 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Drop-in Schedule for Volleyball

  9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
5:30 -7:45 p.m.

Weight Room Orientation Classes

  • Participants must complete an 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
  • Orientation classes offered Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.; Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m.

El Pueblo Senior Center

Senior facility includes:

  • social lounge area
  • resource/computer room
  • multipurpose room with kitchenette
  • classrooms/pool table gameroom
  • public restrooms.

Senior Activity Card

  • Senior Activity Card pricing and information
  •  Ages 50 and older 
  • Activity Center access on Wednesdas and Fridays 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • 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 

El Pueblo senior activities include: crafts, field trips, game room, line dancing, loteria, monthly potlucks, and speakers. 

El Pueblo Senior Programs - Healthy Aging

Senior Meal Program

  • Monday-Friday at noon (El Pueblo Neighborhood Center)
  • Social activities and nutritious meals for people 60 and older.
  • $2 suggested donation
  • $8 for guests not eligible for the program.
  • Pre-registration is required. Call the center for more information or to register.


A low to moderate level exercise class taught by a certified fitness instructor through Pima Council on Aging (PCOA). Includes a 20 minute no/low-impact aerobic segment, stretches, and structured strength training exercises using weights. Fitness assessments done at 4-month intervals.
Level 1 - chair class, Level 2 - low impact standing aerobics, Levels 1 & 2 - both chair and low impact standing aerobic segments
When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
           9-10 a.m. Level 1
           10:30-11:30 a.m. Level 2
Cost: $20/month or $50/quarter
For more info, call the PCOA Health Promotion Department at 520-305-3410.

Zumba Classes

Monday and Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9-10 a.m.

Get Strong

Tuesday and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m.

El Rio Health Clinic Fitness Calendar

senior debutantes senior vocalists concert

External Agencies' Services

Office of Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva
520-622-6788 - Building #4
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5p.m.

Emerge Center
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday- Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Arizona Bilingual
Monday -Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pima Community College Adult Basic Education Learning Center

D.E.S. Human Service
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

El Rio Community Health Center
Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

El Pueblo Library
Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Clinica Amistad - Free Clinic
520-305-5107, by appointment only.

Richard Ortiz Barker Regional Complex

The Richard Ortiz Barker Regional Complex houses the El PuebloActivity Center, Senior Center, Neighborhood Center, and the El Pueblo Pool.  Richard Barker worked for the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department for approximately 39 years.  During his tenure, Mr. Barker worked to improve the quality of life for the neighborhood and community within southwest Tucson.  His accomplishments include working with neighborhood residents, numerous community agencies, City departments, and local officials to expand the El Pueblo Neighborhood Center from its original 5 buildings to the larger complex it is today.