Perched at an elevation of 3,000 feet, Sun City Oro Valley is a 55+ active adult community near Tucson, Arizona with pleasant year-round weather and scenic views of the Santa Catalina Mountains. In addition to this Del Webb community’s 18-hole golf course and three clubhouses, residents can also easily enjoy the urban attractions in Tucson, which lies just 30 minutes south of the community. Active adults in the Tucson area who prefer a well-established community won’t want to miss the opportunities at Sun City Oro Valley.
Sun City Oro Valley Age Restriction
While Sun City Vistoso is primarily a community for adults 55 and better, a small percentage of the community (15 percent or less) is open to younger residents, as long as one member of the household is over the age of 45.
Golf at Sun City Oro Valley
The semi-private View Golf Club at Oro Valley is a prime jewel of Sun City Oro Valley. This par 72, 18-hole golf course provides residents with fabulous scenic views and challenging play. The course is spread across 6,759 yards of rolling terrain with multiple tee boxes to meet the needs of any golfer. The course was designed by Greg Nash to challenge players and capitalize on the area’s breathtaking mountain and high desert views.
Even residents who don't play golf are almost sure to find amenities that appeal to their active adult lifestyles. With three spacious clubhouses, Sun City Oro Valley clearly offers a wide range of amenities.
The Mountain Vista Recreation Center includes a sports and activity complex with a fitness center, dance studio, and auditorium. The arts and crafts facilities feature space for numerous activities such as ceramics, lapidary, sewing, and woodworking.
The Desert Oasis Recreation Center houses several multipurpose rooms and the Catalina Vista clubhouse offers additional craft facilities, a photography studio, and a billiards room.
Amenities continue throughout the grounds surrounding the community clubhouses. Residents can relax at the outdoor swimming pools or make use of the winding walking and biking trails. The community features several sports courts for those who prefer outdoor recreations beyond golf. There are courts for tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, shuffleboard, and basketball. The grounds also include horseshoe pits and a miniature golf course.
Sun City Oro Valley Lifestyle
Many residents of Sun City Oro Valley are interested in learning new skills or exploring continuing education opportunities. This need is easily met through the community’s various arts and crafts classes, discussion groups, and special-interest clubs. Residents can expand their skills in the computer learning center, through the Institute of Learning in Retirement, or even by taking classes at the nearby Pima Community College or University of Arizona.