Summer Kick-off Event at the Aquatic Center

Date: Monday, May 27, 2013

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Oro Valley Aquatic Center, 23 W. Calle Concordia

Join us for free pizza, music and opportunities to register for swim lessons and summer classes and programs! Family Summer Passes will be available for purchase (three-month passes are $155 for Oro Valley residents; $180 for non-residents). Vendor/Instructor informational tents will be set up around the pool. Fitness Partner Program Participants will also be on site to promote dual memberships.

Five Dollar Family Nights at the Aquatic Center

Every Friday night, May 31 – August 9, families pay only $5 for a night at the pool, 6 – 9 p.m. (unless pre-empted by a special event/meet).

National Trails Day Nighttime Hike

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2013

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Pima Canyon Trailhead*

*Due to limited parking at the trailhead, carpooling is strongly suggested.

Join the Oro Valley and Marana parks and recreation departments for the annual nighttime flashlight hike. Using the Iris O. Dewhirst Pima Canyon trailhead, participants will hike approximately two miles to the cottonwoods below the dam (four miles round trip). This is a beautiful spot with fantastic large rocks for sitting, enjoying nature and experiencing a great summer spread of fruit, crackers and cheese before heading back to our cars. Pre-registration at is strongly suggested. If a t-shirt is desired, a pre-order is required. Hike at your own risk.

Second Saturdays at Steam Pump Ranch – Summer Arts & Crafts Series

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013

Tours: 11 a.m.—12 p.m.

Crafts: 12 – 1 p.m.

Join us for a tour of historic Steam Pump Ranch, followed by an arts and crafts project. Bring your dad and make a bird feeder together! Following the project, refreshments will be served on the porch of the 1870 Ranch House. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Steam Pump Ranch is located at 10901 N. Oracle Road.

FREE Movie in the Park

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Green Field at James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia

Movie: The Rookie

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