Physical Activities

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Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center

Edith Ball Center is a year-round Tucson Parks and Recreation community pool. It features a fully accessible outdoor covered recreational pool with a beach entry, play features, lap lanes, a walking channel with a current, and a heated deck. The indoor therapy pool is heated to approximately 92 degrees and has a bench with jets, handrails, two types of lifts to allow for total accessibility and depths from 2.5-6 feet.

3455 E. Zoo Court | Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 791-5643

Healthy Living Classes

Arizona Living Well is a series of health promotion programs offered by Pima Council on Aging. Programs are for adults 60 years and older and help participants manage their personal health, stay fit, and improve their quality of life. Select programs include A Matter of Balance, Enhance Fitness, and Healthy Living with Diabetes.

Pima Council on Aging
8467 E Broadway Blvd. | Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 790-7262

Spokes Fighting Strokes

Spokes Fighting Strokes offers free adaptive cycling sessions (trikes provided) every Thursday at Curtis Park in Tucson.  Sessions are at 10 am and 1 pm.  Preregistration/RSVP is required.  Contact Lise or Dan at (303) 249-8621 or [email protected] and provide the following information: height, weight, which side is affected and level of functionality (wheelchair, cane, assist needed, etc).

Spokes Fighting Strokes
(303) 249-8621

TROT Therapeutic Riding of Tucson

TROT is a nationally certified rehabilitation organization centered on hippotherapy (horse-based therapy).  Conveniently located on beautiful acreage in northeast Tucson, TROT has operated since 1974. TROT offers a variety of programs delivered by highly trained instructors and volunteers.  Hippotherapy uses the movement of the horse to address the impairments and functional limitations of persons with neuromotor dysfunction (e.g., stroke) to improve physical, mental, social and emotional well-being.


8920 E. Woodland Road
Tucson, AZ 85749