Recreation & Fitness

Scottsdale Senior Services offers a wide range of recreation, fitness, leisure and entertainment opportunities. Daily activities include line dancing, table tennis, pinochle, billiards, chair exercise and a number of exercise programs.

Fitness Centers

Get fit and stay fit at one of our state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Our fitness centers offer an extensive variety of free weights, elliptical machines, circuit machines, stationary bikes, cardio equipment and treadmills. Our fitness centers are great alternatives to a health club, and are equipped with flat panel TV's for all of the cardio machines.


Monthly and daily drop-in fees provide convenient options for visitors or those who don't want to be committed to an ongoing membership.

Senior Fitness Center Fees Resident Non-Resident
Drop-in            $3 $5
1 Month            $15 $25
3 Month  $40 $60
Annual $130 $195

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Games and Recreation Classes


If the game of bridge interests you, look no further. The Granite Reef and Via Linda Senior Centers offer a number of ACBL sanctioned games throughout the week at affordable prices, in addition to countless social bridge games free of charge.

Program Location Day Time
Fast Play Bridge VLSC Tuesday 12 p.m.
Duplicate Bridge* GRSC Tuesday 1 p.m.
Prickly Pair Bridge* GRSC Wednesday 1 p.m.
Speedy Bridge VLSC Thursday 12 p.m.
* Requires Advanced Registration. Call Granite Reef or Via Linda Senior Center for more information.

Art Programs

The two Scottsdale Senior Centers offer endless art opportunities, from classes and workshops to free art education programs facilitated by the Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Public Art. Additionally, we are committed to providing special events that engage Scottsdale's 50+ community in the arts. From gallery art shows to large scale art fairs, we have a little something for everyone. Contact the individual centers for a specific list of art opportunities.

Games and Activities

Both of our Senior Centers have billiards rooms, with tournament quality tables and equipment. Drop-in billiards is free and open to the public. There are minimal times throughout the year when the billiard rooms are closed for classes, but they are otherwise available to the public during our hours of operation. We offer scheduled table tennis times as well, which are available for players of all levels. Countless other games, like bocce ball, Wii Bowling, and badminton are available through Scottsdale Senior Services.

Functional Fitness

Join us for Functional Fitness class with instructor Nancy Miller. Work out using a variety of exercises designed to improve your balance, increase muscular strength and power range of movements and activities for daily living. Granite Reef Senior Center Fridays at 10 a.m.

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McDowell Village 

Senior Centers

Granite Reef Senior Center 
1700 North Granite Reef Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257 
P: 480-312-1700

Ana Valadez
Recreation Leader Senior 
P: 480-312-5816

Via Linda Senior Center
10440 East Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
P: 480-312-5810

Kevin Herrick
Recreation Leader Senior 
P: 480-312-1719

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Community Services Rates and Fees (PDF)

Irrigation Information:
Senior Center Irrigation Usage Graph

Eugenio Muñoz-Villafañe 

Human Services Manager 
P: 480-312-1733

Jennifer Murphy

Human Services Center Supervisor 

P: 480-312-1718

Jessica Rapp
Community Services Operations Supervisor 
P: 480-312-1735