Teen Programs

*NEW* Switch City

Join us every month for Nintendo Switch Tournaments! Each center will host their own tournament every month. The same game will be played at all locations (see the below list for which game will be played each month).

Who: Ages 12-17 (age groups 12-14 and 15-17)
Cost: FREE
Locations/Times for Center Tournaments: ​

Center Ages 12-14 Ages 15-17
Donna Liggins Center
2160 N. 6th Ave.
(520) 791-3247
March 14 at 4 p.m.
April 11 at 4 p.m.
March 15 at 4 p.m.
April 12 at 4 p.m.
Fred Archer Center
1665 S. La Cholla Blvd.
(520) 791-4353
March 15 at 3:30 p.m.
April 12 at 3:30 p.m.
March. 17 at 3:30 p.m.
April 14 at 3:30 p.m.
Morris K. Udall Center
7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
(520) 791-4931

March 8 at 5:30 p.m.
April 12 at 5:30 p.m.

March 9 at 5:30 p.m.
April 13 at 5:30 p.m.
Randolph Center
200 S. Alvernon Way
(520) 791-4560
March 15 at 5:30 p.m.
April 19 at 5:30 p.m.
March 17 at 5:30 p.m.
April 21 at 5:30 p.m.
Santa Rosa Center
1080 S. 10th Ave.
(520) 791-4589
March 8 at 3:30 p.m.
April 12 at 3:30 p.m.
March 15 at 3:30 p.m.
April 19 at 3:30 p.m.
William Clements Center
8155 E. Poinciana Dr.
(520) 791-5787
March 15 at 5 p.m.
April 19 at 5 p.m.
March 17 at 5 p.m.
April 21 at 5 p.m.

How to Register: Call the locations you want to join and sign-up beginning on the first of each month (may only participate at one center). The day and time will vary by location, call the center for more information. The top two winners in each age division from each location will go on to play in the Tournament of Champions.

Tournament of Champions

The Tournament of Champions will rotate to the different centers. Prizes will be given to the top two places in each age division. If a participant does not have transportation to the center, we can provide transportation from their home center. If a player that is signed up does not show up, they will be disqualified and the opponent will advance.

Location Date Time Game
Udall Center March 24 4 p.m. (12-15 years)
5 p.m. (15-17 years)
MLB The Show
Donna Liggins Center April 28 4 p.m. (12-15 years)
5 p.m. (15-17 years)
Super Smash Bros.
Clements Center May 26 4 p.m. (12-15 years)
5 p.m. (15-17 years)
Mario Kart

In-Betweeners Club (ages 12-14)

Supervised summer teen program opportunity for social interaction, games, cooking, community involvement and special activities. Must have completed 5th grade. Payment plan is available.  Discount program is available for City of Tucson residents only.  No program on July 4, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Participants may be eligible for the Discount Program; contact Registration Services, 520-791-4877, for information.

In-Betweener's Club SchoolzOut Camps (Ages 12-14)

Day camps are offered at recreation centers during fall, holiday, and spring breaks. Activities are supervised, engaging and fun. Includes games, sports, social interaction, dance, art projects, and nutrition-based learning activities.  7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Fee required. Check EZEEreg.com for more information on locations, dates, and cost.

Summer Junior Staff in Training Program (Ages 14-17)

The focus of the Junior Staff in Training is to provide teens, 14-17 years of age, with an experienced aimed at improving leadership skills, building self-esteem, and preparing them for future employment specifically in the field of recreation. Teens will learn planning, group management, critical thinking skills, how to properly communicate, teamwork, and basic job applications/job interviewing skills. Participants may work a maximum of 30 hours per week. No Program on July 4th, 2022. 

  • Call Ashley Monka at (520)-837-8020 for more information
  • Registration cost: $25 City Residents/ $30 Non-City Residents.
  • Junior Staff in Training and parents will be required to attend an orientation prior to starting the program. Orientation will be Saturday, June 4th. Further information will be sent out through email once participants are registered. 
  • Space is limited and site locations may vary.

Junior Staff in Training participants may be eligible for the Discount Program.