Best Active Adult Communities for Singles in Phoenix

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Searching for a potential retirement community can be an exciting process, but those who are single might feel a bit apprehensive. At first glance, it seems that many options cater to married couples and partnerships. However, a closer look reveals that numerous active adult communities foster a singles-friendly environment, many of which are located in the Phoenix area, which has remained a popular retirement destination. Let’s explore some of the best communities for singles in the greater Phoenix area.

Sun City Grand – Surprise

While most age-restricted communities are 55+, Sun City Grand in Surprise is available to people aged 45+, making it an attractive option for younger retirees. This community has well over 9,000 homes priced between the mid $100s to the high $700s. With an exciting lineup of amenities, Sun City Grand is a great option for those seeking a lively environment with welcoming neighbors.  

The central social area of Sun City Grand is the Village Center which is where most of the amenity buildings are found. Here, residents can mingle at the state-of-the-art fitness center and resort-style pool. Outdoor activities, such as softball and tennis, are also popular spots for singles. Sun City Grand also has an assortment of clubs that regularly gather, including a singles meetup and clubs for fishing, wood crafting, golf, art, and more.

Sun City West

The Sun City communities are some of the largest and most popular in Arizona, so it’s no surprise that another Sun City community is on our list. Sun City West has nearly 17,000 homes, so it’s an ideal choice for people seeking a self-contained 55+ community with nearly every on-site convenience. Homes here range from below $100K up to the low $600s.

Sun City West offers an energetic environment where neighbors can easily get to know one another through a rich assortment of amenities. There are four recreation centers, nine golf courses, and nine restaurants. It’s common for residents to mingle at the various resort-style pools and stay active with like-minded singles through sports activities, including tennis, softball, basketball, and mini-golf. Sun City West also hosts a singles meetup, as well as clubs and classes tailored to diverse interests.

PebbleCreek – Goodyear

PebbleCreek is a gated community in Goodyear that caters to the active lifestyles of those aged 45+. There are 6,200 homes at PebbleCreek and they are priced between the low $200s to the low $900s. The resort-style grounds provide a casual but active atmosphere.

The Tuscany Country Club is the social center of PebbleCreek, offering an assortment of amenities in a beautifully appointed environment. Residents can meet others at the sports and aquatics complex, which has several pools and a top-notch fitness facility. The Tuscany Country Club also has a charming café and full-service restaurant and bar, offering a more intimate setting for neighbors to meet and chat. With a singles meetup, dance classes, art club, and more, there are plenty of opportunities for residents to form lasting relationships.

Robson Ranch – Eloy

Robson Ranch is open to adults aged 40+. Development of this gated community began in 2005 and is ongoing, so homebuyers can expect newer constructions with modern touches. Once complete, there will be well over 4,000 homes at Robson Ranch, priced between the high $100s to the low $400s.  

Robson Ranch is about an hour drive to Phoenix, making it an ideal option for singles wanting a community removed from the city’s congestion while still remaining accessible to a metropolitan area. Those who enjoy the outdoors will find like-minded neighbors here as residents live a vibrant lifestyle with amenities such as walking and biking trails, tennis courts, fitness center, pools, and 18-hole golf course. The community also features a singles meetup among its many social activities.

Ventana Lakes – Peoria

For singles who prefer a more tight-knit environment, Ventana Lakes is a great option. This 55+ community in Peoria has about 1,700 homes priced between the high $100s to the mid $300s. While Phoenix is just a 30-minute drive away, the community’s open outdoor spaces make residents feel far removed from the city.

Ventana Lakes has several waterfalls, nine lakes, and plenty of walking trails to experience Arizona’s pleasant weather with friends. Singles who’d like to enjoy a little friendly competition can hit up the tennis and basketball courts. The fitness center and four outdoor pools and spas are also popular areas where neighbors can socialize and mingle. In addition to its amenities, Ventana Lakes also has a singles meetup and other clubs for all sorts of interests.

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