Canoa Ranch is the newest 55+ community within the impressive Green Valley Recreation organization which includes nine active adult communities. 

Built by Meritage Homes, Canoa Ranch is the newest community in Green Valley, Arizona. This unique area is a renowned retirement destination which boasts beautiful weather, varied homes and inclusion in the combined Green Valley Recreation organization. With a location just 30 minutes from Tucson, Canoa Ranch also gives residents many opportunities for nearby restaurants, retail centers and other recreations.

Canoa Ranch Home Selection

Beyond the vast amenities available to Canoa Ranch residents, the community also features luxurious resale and new construction single-family homes. Construction began on these homes in 2001 and, upon completion, the community plans to include 2,000 homes. Some of these homes are available on premium lots with spectacular mountain or golf course views.

Homes in Canoa Ranch are built in many different styles and prices. Floor plans include popular design elements such as open layouts, large great rooms, spa-style master bathrooms and gourmet kitchens. Homebuyers can also choose from luxurious upgrades such as three-car garages, guesthouses, and energy-efficient appliances. While Canoa Ranch has many of its own amenities, its inclusion in the Green Valley Recreation community gives residents access to all the activities they could possibly want or need.


Canoa Ranch residents enjoy access to 13 recreation centers, 8 golf courses, 13 swimming pools, 17 tennis courts, 5 fitness centers and plenty more.

Green Valley Recreation

Green Valley Recreation, Inc. is a non-profit organization which serves the recreational and social needs of active adults in the Green Valley area. This umbrella program lets residents in many different active adult communities share the                                                                                amenities in their recreation centers.

As part of Green Valley Recreation, Canoa Ranch provides its residents with access to its own clubhouse as well as all of the other amenities in the organization. Canoa Ranch contains Green Valley Recreation’s thirteenth, and newest, clubhouse.

Here residents will enjoy amenities such as a well-equipped fitness center with an indoor swimming pool, an arts and crafts studio, billiards and card rooms, and a library. There is also a spacious ballroom, which is ideal for many different community events, and a resort-style outdoor swimming pool. Yet the recreations within the gates of Canoa Ranch are only the beginning.

Throughout Green Valley Recreation, residents have access to a current total of 13 recreation centers, 8 golf courses, 5 fitness centers, 13 heated swimming pools, and 17 tennis courts. Other recreations include sports courts for pickleball, bocce ball, shuffleboard, racquetball, and more.

The amenities at Green Valley Recreations go beyond sports and fitness. Residents can easily express their creativity with arts and crafts studios and facilities which support hobbies such as lapidary, ceramics, woodworking, and photography. There are also computer labs, billiards and card rooms, libraries, and multipurpose meeting rooms.