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Around Green Valley

One of the unique aspects of Green Valley, Arizona is the recreation facilities and activites provided by Green Valley Recreation, or GVR.  For over 25 years, GVR has provided facilities, events, activities, and publicity of these, to make Green Valley a unique spot in the world for active seniors.

The twelve (and growing) GVR facilities are spread throughout Green Valley.  Each one has a swimming pool and other facilities.   These other facilities range from meeting rooms, card rooms, billiards, shuffleboard, tennis courts, to fully outfitted craft shops.  (Craft shops include a Woodshop,  Silversmith shop, Lapidary, Ceramics and more.)  GVR is truly a fantastic organization!  

You can find out more about Green Valley Recreation by clicking here.

In addition to relaxing, swimming, making and visiting friends, there are several attractions in the area.  Most are less than an hour drive from Green Valley, some a lot less!  (Click on the links below for to visit each of these attraction's website.)


Tucson Museum of Art
Tucson Symphony
Tucson Convention Center (Music, Theater and more.)

Science & Technology

Titan Missile Museum (in Green Valley)
Pima Air & Space Museum
Whipple Observatory
Kitt Peak Observatory (a little bit of a drive)
ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center

Nature & Biology

Madera Canyon (bird watching & hiking)
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum (a zoo, botanical garden and museum all together)
Reid Park Zoo
Sabino Canyon (nature park)
Saguaro National Monument (nature park)
Arivaca Cienega (National Wildlife Refuge)
Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge
Mt. Lemmon  (a full day trip -- fill gas tank! -- none there.)


Arizona Diamondbacks
All University of Arizona Sports
Golf Courses

Just for Fun

Old Tucson Movie Studios
Desert Diamond Casino
Casino del Sol

Area History / Sightseeing

San Xavier Mission
Tumacacori Mission
Southern Arizona's Mountain Empire:  Patagonia, Sonoita and Elgin 


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