Rio Vista Park and Recreation Center

Pass Holder Amenities

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Adventure Room

Adventure RoomRio Vista's Adventure room is an ideal hang-out spot for kids. The room includes computers with internet access and a variety of video game choices. Ping pong and foosball are also offered. Children younger than 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Climbing Wall

The wall is 25 ft high with six different routes to accommodate a variety of skill levels. The wall is suitable for ages five and older. The wall is open seven days a week (hours vary) and is free with a Rio Vista pass.

Download the Climbing Wall Waiver Form (PDF)

Birthday Parties and Events at the Wall

Rock Climbing WallLooking for something a little different? Book private use of Rio Vista’s climbing wall for your next celebration or team building event. One or two staff will be assigned to assist your group based upon the number of climbers. For more information, click on the link below.

Birthday Packages and Climbing Rental Information (PDF)

Fitness Rooms

fitness-centerTwo beautiful group fitness rooms are located on the second floor of the recreation center. In addition to wood floors, each is equipped with ceiling fans, water fountains, ceiling to floor mirrors, cubbies for personal items and views of the park. Equipment for classes such as mats, steps, resistance bands and stability balls are available for patrons use. All group fitness classes are included with a Rio Vista Pass!

Download the Group Exercise Class Schedule (PDF)

Fitness Floor Equipment

There are over 40 pieces of cardiovascular equipment including a Life Fitness series of treadmills, cross trainers, stair climbers, upright and recumbent bicycles and a Sci-Fit Pro 1 Upper Body Ergometer. The strength training area is a mix of a Life Fitness selectorized circuit, a multi-station jungle and a cable crossover, a cable motion adjustable pulley.

Download Fitness Center Orientation Flyer (PDF)


GymnasiumRio Vista’s gymnasium features configurations for two basketball courts, two volleyball courts and four badminton courts. Court 1 is generally available for open basketball every day during operating hours. The majority of patrons can decide the type of play for that side which can vary from open shooting to full court games. Court 2 is used for basketball or other sports including pickleball, volleyball (open and league play), open badminton, classes, weekly dodgeball and other events. View the calendar. (PDF)

Handcycle Rental

Handbike RentalsCommunity Services has acquired two adult handcycles and one youth handcycle for individuals with disabilities funded in part through a grant from Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority.  The Handcycles can be checked out free of charge at Rio Vista Recreation Center for use on the trails around the park area.

Important info for riders:

  • Bikes are available for rent from sun up to sun down September through May
  • Riders must be one year post injury
  • Rider must wear a bike helmet at all times while riding
  • The handcycles must stay within the park system and a map will be provided
  • Riders agree to leave ID and major credit card at the center during the duration of the rental program
  • Riders need to be able to transfer without assistance from City staff


View Pickleball Flyer (PDF)

Racquetball Courts

The center houses two racquetball courts which can be reserved up to a week in advance online (pass holders only). Reservations are done on the hour and are limited to 1 hour per person.

Reserve a Racquetball Court

Walking Track

Walking Track Walkers and joggers alike will enjoy the rubberized surface designed to cushion each step. The track consists of three lanes; two are dedicated to walking and one to jogging. The track has extended “family track hours” in which young children and strollers are welcomed during these times. Direct supervision by parents is required during these times.

Current Family Track Times:
Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
(strollers permitted during family time)

Kids' Corner Child Care (for ages 18 months - 7 years)

Kids CornerFor a low price, family members can enjoy the Center’s amenities knowing that their children are being supervised in a safe and fun environment. A parent must remain in the facility at all times.

View Kids' Corner Pricing (PDF)
View Kids' Corner Guidelines (PDF)

Kids' Corner Hours (subject to change)
Monday - Friday,   8:15 a.m. to 12 p.m., 4 to 8 p.m.
Saturday,   8:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sunday,   No Service