Activity Guide

Information presented in this guide has been gathered from the respective instructors. All class times, fees and meeting locations are subject to change. Please consult instructor with any questions. We apologize if we inadvertently missed any activity or organization. Please feel free to contact us for inclusion.

Arts & Crafts | Books & Writing | Cards & Games | Dance & Music | Golf | Health & Fitness | Hobbies & Clubs | Performing Arts | Religious Organizations | Senior Services Help & Information | Service Organizations | Social Organizations | Sports

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ARTS & CRAFTS

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Beginning level through advanced classes for foil, lead, fused glass and mosaic glass work are available to SaddleBrooke One and SaddleBrooke TWO residents. The Turquoise Room at SaddleBrooke TWO Arts and Crafts Center is available to club members Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to noon and all day Thursdays.

NEEDLECRAFT GROUP

All types of needlecraft including needlepoint, cross-stitch, hardanger, embroidery, knitting, crocheting, etc., are done in an unstructured setting. All are welcome. The group meets Monday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and on Saturdays when available following COVID restrictions in the SaddleBrooke One Arts & Crafts Center, Room 4. Some supplies and help are available.

PHOTOGRAPHERS OF SADDLEBROOKE

We are a group of enthusiastic SaddleBrooke residents who meet regularly to share and improve their digital skills. You will learn how to use your camera more efficiently, learn about digital photo enhancement, and go on field trips.

SADDLEBROOKE ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

We provide a venue for SaddleBrooke artisans to display and sell works designed and created by themselves. Fair is twice yearly – Spring and Fall and open to all SaddleBrooke residents.

SADDLEBROOKE CERAMICS CLUB

For those interested in learning to use proper techniques in pouring, cleaning, firing, and decorating ceramic pieces. Qualified instructors teach classes on a regular basis in various methods of ceramic art work.

SADDLEBROOKE FINE ARTS GUILD

The Fine Arts Guild is an organization of art enthusiasts and aspiring artists of all levels, focused on watercolor, oil, acrylics, pastels, pencils, sculpture, and art photography. We arrange classes and monthly programs for all residents. We sponsor member exhibits, annual Fine Arts Shows, and an Outreach program. Visit our website at saddlebrookefinearts.org to learn more.

SADDLEBROOKE FRIDAY QUILTERS

SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters welcomes novices to experienced quilters. There is something for everyone – technique demos, show and tell, field trips, charity quilt projects and a bi-annual quiet show. Meets Fridays at 9 a.m. SaddleBrooke One Craft Room 4.

SADDLEBROOKE GIFT SHOP

Located next to the fitness center on SaddleBrooke Boulevard, this shop features items handcrafted by SaddleBrooke residents. Hours: May – September 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; October – April 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Phone number to shop is 520-917-3760.

SADDLEBROOKE PAPER CRAFTERS CLUB

Club members share ideas and techniques for stamping and paper crafting. Our general meeting is the second Wednesday of every month.We also have a monthly Saturday afternoon workshop taught by a member or a visiting artist.

SADDLEBROOKE PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

We encourage you to become a better photographer by learning your camera, going on field trips, and enjoying workshops and education in a friendly atmosphere. Our members can have a place to review and get light critiques if wanted.

SADDLEBROOKE POTTERY CLUB

The SaddleBrooke Pottery Club welcomes new members. Experienced club members are on hand to guide and promote the essentials of well-formed clay creations through orientation and mentoring. New membership is $45.00. Renewal membership fee is $20.00. Firing fees apply. New member applications are located in SaddleBrooke One Craft Room #2.

SADDLEBROOKE SCRAPBOOK CLUB

Our precious photos are made archival safe in beautiful albums, preserved for generations to come. They make wonderful gifts and family heirlooms. Beginners through advanced. The club has wonderful equipment and we are always willing to help each other. Come and work along with us on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at SaddleBrooke One Craft Room #4.

SADDLEBROOKE SILVERSMITH & LAPIDARY CLUB

People interested in silversmithing, making jewelry, cutting stones and many of the related arts. Each person must complete a beginners class before joining the club. We offer ongoing classes to our members to enhance their skills

SADDLEBROOKE WOODCARVING CLUB

We are a group of men and women that meet twice weekly to carve objects varying from caricatures of man and animals to realistic birds’ including hummingbirds, raptors, and songbirds. Mammals such as coyotes, bears, deer, and, fish. Also include relief, chip, and ornamental carving.

SEWING MACHINE EMBROIDERY CLUB

We are a fun group of beginner to advanced sewers learning new techniques to use our computerized sewing/embroidery machines. Meetings may include a project, class, or field trip. We meet the second and fourth Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to noon in the SaddleBrooke One Arts and Crafts Room 4 (next to the gift shop).

SEWS AND SEWS

If you like to sew, share ideas, and learn new techniques in sewing and fabric crafts, this is the group for you. Join us on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the SaddleBrooke SaddleBrooke One Craft Room 4, across from the gift shop.

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Books & Writing

4TH TUESDAY EVENING BOOK CLUB

Book discussion with a rotating book facilitator meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday each month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at MountainView Clubhouse.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – WEDNESDAY MORNING

The Book Discussion Group meets each month on the third Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. in the Cactus Room at MountainView Clubhouse. The members choose the books for discussion. The discussion is lively and fun. Lunch can follow at the Mesquite Grill.

FRIENDS OF SADDLEBROOKE LIBRARIES

Our goals include the following: provide funds for the needs of libraries in the SaddleBrooke community; focus public attention on library services, facilities, and needs; maintain a fee-based membership of persons interested in books and libraries; sponsor enrichment opportunities for the communities and stimulate gifts in a tax-exempt manner.

SADDLEBROOKE LIBRARIES

Recreational reading libraries staffed by volunteers and located in the DesertView Complex, MountainView and SaddleBrooke Clubhouses. Library hours for DesertView and SaddleBrooke Libraries: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. to noon. MountainView Library: Open during clubhouse hours, not staffed. Library Phones: DesertView Complex, 520-818-1964 and SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse: 520-917-3753

SADDLEBROOKE WRITER’S GROUP

We encourage and support our members in any kind of writing they choose. We meet twice a month during the high season, once monthly during the summer. At the meetings each member reads a short piece; other members respond.

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CARDS & GAMES

BINGO AT SADDLEBROOKE

Bingo in the Vistas at SaddleBrooke One, every month on the second Monday. Sales commence at 4:30, play at 5:45. Snacks and light meals available. Play for as little as $3, win $60 on regular games and up to $1000 in the big jackpot. Guests over 21 years of age are welcome.

BRIDGE BABES

Ladies Party Bridge – All levels, Wednesday 1:00 p.m. in the Javelina Room SaddleBrooke One. Meet new friends and have some fun!

HIGH ROLLERS BUNCO GROUP (SADDLEBROOKE CLUBHOUSE)

20 ladies. 5 tables. Roll dice. When head table rolls 21, ring bell and players who lose move to other table. We play 10 games. Most Buncos, 1st place, 2nd place and most losses.

MIXED INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE FOR FUN

We are a small, mixed, social group of bridge, fun, and camaraderie Fridays at 12:30 p.m. in the Activity Center. Sign up at the library at SaddleBrooke One. Sign-up sheet is closed at noon on Wednesday. SaddleBrooke One and SaddleBrooke TWO residents and guests are welcome.

MONDAY LADIES’ OPEN BRIDGE

We play at Mesquite Grill, Mondays 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The sign-up sheet is at the MountainView Clubhouse Library.

MOUNTAINVIEW DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB

The MountainView Duplicate Bridge Club sponsors ACBL-sanctioned games at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday in the Catalina Room by the Pro Shop. The fee is $4. Games are conducted by a certified director and are played in a relaxing atmosphere. No advance sign-up required. We will try to find a partner for anyone who needs one.

PARTNERS BRIDGE #1

Bridge players with partners are invited to play party (rubber) bridge each Tuesday evening in the Catalina Room, which is next to the Mesquite Grill at the MountainView Country Club. Sign up in the “Cards” binder on the desk of the MountainView Library. Please sign up as early as possible during the week before you wish to play, but no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, the day before play. Play begins at 6:45 p.m., so please arrive by 6:30 p.m. to pay the fee of $1.50 per person.

SADDLEBROOKE CHESS CLUB

Chess players of all experience levels participate in casual matches. Call for meeting time and place.

SADDLEBROOKE ONE DUPLICATE BRIDGE

SaddleBrooke One Duplicate Bridge is an unsanctioned mixed duplicate bridge game. Open to residents of SaddleBrooke One, MountainView, The Preserve, and renters. Game time is at 12:45 p.m. at the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center and there is a $4.00 entry fee. Please arrive by 12:30 p.m. A sign-up book is at the activity center Monday through Friday. Website: http://bridgewebs.com/SaddleBrookeOne.

SADDLEBROOKE WEDNESDAY LADIES’ PARTY BRIDGE

Party Bridge has four rounds of six hands. We start at 9:15 a.m. in the Javalina Room at the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse until 12:30 p.m. Fee to play is $1.25; money goes to prize winners of that day. Sign in at SaddleBrooke Clubhouse Library prior to Monday 12:00 p.m.

THURSDAY CANASTA

5-Deck Canasta is played on the 2nd and 4th Thursday mornings of the month in the Sonoran room at the MountainView Clubhouse. Play begins at 9 a.m. and continues until we complete playing 4 games. Entry fee is $3.00. New players welcome.

THURSDAY NIGHT BRIDGE PAIRS

Rubber Bridge group that begins play on Thursday at 6:15 p.m. at the Activity Center at SaddleBrooke One. Sign up sheet is in a grey file folder on the podium at SaddleBrooke One library. Fee to play is $1.25/pp/each.

WEDNESDAY LADIES’ DUPLICATE BRIDGE

We are a fun but competitive group of ladies who like to play Duplicate Bridge. We meet every Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (arrive 8:45 a.m.). Open to residents of SaddleBrooke One and Two. Entry fee: $3.00. Sign-up book is on the Activity Center counter.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SOCIAL BRIDGE

Social Bridge is open to all SaddleBrooke residents who enjoy a friendly game of bridge. We are neither beginners nor professionals. We play on the first and third Wednesday of each month in the MountainView Clubhouse and we begin promptly at 6:45 p.m. Please call Jake a week in advance if interested in playing.

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DANCE & MUSIC

ARGENTINE TANGO CLUB

A casual club without fees for members sharing practices three nights weekly; includes certified instructor who teaches separate for-fee classes; encourages optional sharing of partners to enhance learning as confidence builds toward participation in social dance events.

BALLROOM DANCE CLUB

The purpose of the Ballroom Dance Club is to provide members with opportunities to dance. This includes lessons, dinner dances, and opportunities to practice. Most of all we aim to enjoy each other’s company and have fun. Website: sbballroomdance.com.

COYOTE COUNTRY CLOGGERS

An accomplished exhibition clogging team.

HAWAIIAN HULA GROUP

Hawaiian Modern (Auana) and Traditional Hula lessons are year round. Intermediate and beginner classes offered weekly. Call or email for day, time, and location.

LATIN RHYTHM DANCE CLUB

We teach Latin Dancing every Monday. A different dance each month: Salsa, Samba, Merengue, Cumbia, Bolero, and more. Every Monday at 3:00 p.m. in the Vermilion Room at the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse.

LAZY BONES TROMBONE QUARTET

3 tenor trombones and bass trombone playing variety of music including classical, pop, and jazz.

LET’S DANCE CLUB

The SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club provides opportunities for social dancing through Open Dance sessions, monthly dinner dance parties, and dance workshops taught by professional instructors. The club also offers basic level classes in social dancing taught by experienced amateur dancers who are all members of the club. These classes are free to members. Website: sbballroomdance.com.

PARTNER WESTERN DANCE

Partner Western Dance classes are scheduled during the fall, winter, and spring. Also, there is a monthly Western dance open to all SaddleBrooke residents during the fall, winter, and spring. Website: sbpartnerswesterndance.wordpress.com.

SADDLEBROOKE CLOGGING CLASSES

A fun loving group with varying levels of dance classes – from beginning to advanced. Classes start every October.

SADDLEBROOKE LINE DANCE CLUB

The SBLDC encourages you to come share the joy of dancing and friendship. Five dance sessions are held weekly. Novice – Wednesday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.; Novice Plus – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – noon; Beginners – Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to noon; Intermediate – Friday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Improver (Adv. Beginner) – Sunday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.$10.00 annual dues. View our website at sbldc.weebly.com.

SADDLEBROOKE SILVER BELLES DANCE TEAM

The Silver Belles Dance Team performs for events in SaddleBrooke and the greater Tucson area. Repertoire includes a variety of dance styles: Jazz, Latin, Broadway Show Tunes & more.

SADDLEBROOKE SINGERS

We are a SATB choral group of 40+ members that offers community concerts twice a year. We meet on Sunday afternoons September through March. An audition is not required to join, but the ability to read music is useful. Website: SaddleBrookeSingers.org.

SADDLEBROOKE SQUARES

We are a fun loving Square Dance Club with lots of other non-dancing activities. Our Club Dance is on Thursdays 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – MountainView Ballroom. Lessons start in January. Check out our website at saddlebrookesquares.com for current lesson and dance schedule.

SADDLEBROOKE WINDS & STRINGS ENSEMBLE

30 piece orchestra plays variety of popular music including Broadway and movie tunes. Available at minimal charge for SaddleBrooke events.

SONORAN SINGERS

The Sonoran Signers are a diverse group of women with all types of voice and musical talent that share their passion for singing and making people happy. They pride themselves on excellence in music performance and enjoy each other’s company with fun and friendship. Website: sonoransingers.org.

THE RHYTHM GANG

Big band music from the 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s plus a little bit of tunes from the next few decades following. Our band has 20 members with drums, keyboard, bass, guitar, five saxophones, four trombones, and four trumpets. We have one male and two female vocalists. We performed at SaddleBrooke One December 2008 and December 2010 with great success. Please visit our website at rhythmgang.homestead.com.

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GOLF

ASSOCIATIONS PLAYING EVENTS AT MOUNTAINVIEW/PRESERVE COURSES

Welcome to SaddleBrooke! We have a number of organizations in SaddleBrooke TWO that regularly play golf at our courses. They are open to all SaddleBrooke TWO and SaddleBrooke One residents. If you are interested in joining or would like further information about any of these, please see the contact numbers below, their website, or check out their membership applications at the MountainView Pro Shop or in the hallway to the right as you enter through the front door. All our looking to expand their membership and would love to hear from you.

MountainView-Preserve Men’s Golf Association
Website:http://mountainviewmensgolf.org

MountainView-Preserve Women’s Golf Association
Website:http://mpwga.com

MountainView-Preserve Lady Niners
Website:http://mountainviewniners.com

MOUNTAINVIEW LADIES PUTTERS

MVLP is an organization of ladies who enjoy putting, monthly luncheons, social activities and fun. MVLP offers camaraderie, as well as an opportunity to improve our putting skills.

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HEALTH & FITNESS

AQUA AEROBICS

We offer classes seven days a week, year-round, in the main swimming pool next to the SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse. Open to both men and women. Times: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (Sundays are optional). No swimming skills necessary. The water is a warm 88 degrees. A boom box is used for instructions and music. There is a one-time fee of $5, payable to Ruth Jeric.

MVAC AQUA CLASSES

Come and join our Aqua classes. Cost is $7.00 per class Contact DesertView Fitness Center for further information.

Contact: DesertView Fitness Center, 520-818-1300

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HOBBIES & CLUBS

RADIO-CONTROLLED MODEL FLYING

Radio-controlled model airplane flying takes place on the club airfield in San Manuel. This airfield has a large, paved runway, equipped with a covered plane assembly and test area. Training to assist newcomers is held at this facility.

SADDLEBROOKE COIN CLUB

The SaddleBrooke Coin Club was founded in 2010 to provide a forum for people with similar interests in numismatics, which is the study of coins, currency, tokens, medals, and related exonumia. Our meetings are held the second Thursday of the month (except June, July, and August) in the Sonoran Room at the MountainView Clubhouse from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Members have the opportunity to buy, sell, or trade coins or related materials at each meeting. Part of each meeting is an educational presentation to enhance our knowledge of numismatics. All SaddleBrooke residents are welcome.

SADDLEBROOKE COMPUTER CLUB

The club teaches PC and Mac classes throughout the year. Most classes offer hands-on experience. Our Users Group meetings are open to all SaddleBrooke residents. For our most current class schedule and contact information please visit our website at saddlebrookecc.org.

SADDLEBROOKE DEMOCRATIC CLUB

One of the largest and most active Democratic clubs in Southern Arizona. Membership is open to all Democrats and Independents. We conduct constructive activities and host a guest speaker at our monthly meetings held on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. in the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center.

SADDLEBROOKE GENEALOGY CLUB

SaddleBrooke Genealogy Club welcomes residents to share research experiences and hear knowledgeable professional speakers. We offer guidance in finding resource materials, classes and help. Discover your Family History! Website:http://sb-genealogy.org.

SADDLEBROOKE GREAT DECISIONS DISCUSSION GROUP

The nation-wide Great Decisions program is a division of the non-partisan Foreign Policy Association (FPA) of the U.S. (fpa.org/great_decisions/) The SaddleBrooke Chapter is one of over twenty-five groups in the greater Tucson area – and with over fifty folks on our email list, one of the most active. Our usual meeting attendance varies between twenty-five and forty. Our emphasis is on in-depth analysis of our country’s involvement in international affairs. Our SaddleBrooke Chapter is non-political and welcomes all shades of opinion in open discussion.

SADDLEBROOKE HIKING CLUB

Hiking and fitness walks for all levels. Visit http://saddlebrookehikingclub.com for complete information. Membership application under FORMS. Dues are $10. Our newsletters with hike descriptions are published bi-monthly on website. Join 600 other SB residents for great hiking in the Southwest.

SADDLEBROOKE SKYGAZERS ASTRONOMY CLUB

The SaddleBrooke SkyGazers Astronomy Club meets the second Sunday of each month in the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center and has monthly star parties. Meetings feature a speaker, either from the University of Arizona, an observatory or a club member. If you wish for more information, or join and become a member, see contact information below.

SADDLEBROOKE NATURE CLUB

Our club is for those who appreciate our natural environment and want to discover more through educational programs and outdoor experiences. Meetings feature special guest speakers on native flora, fauna, local geology, cultural topics, and more. Field trips explore the natural world through local day trips, sometimes multi-day tours.

SPANISH CULTURE CLUB OF SADDLEBROOKE

The Spanish Culture Club of SaddleBrooke seeks to explore Spanish/Latin American culture, history, music and cuisine as well as travel and study opportunities. Tucson and southern Arizona present an array of opportunities to explore Hispanic culture and the club takes advantage of these. All programs are presented in English. Once each month members meet for breakfast to get to know each other in a small group. Also, once each month members wishing to practice their Spanish conversation skills meet for lunch. Membership dues: $20 per person (calendar year).

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PERFORMING ARTS

COMMUNITY CIRCLE PLAYERS (CCP)

CCP will thrill SaddleBrooke audiences with upcoming productions. Open auditions will be announced in advance. All are welcome – technical and backstage support are needed as well.

SADDLEBROOKE ARIZONA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA “SASO”

Founded in 1979, the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra is a vital community resource that unites performers and audiences through a passion for music. The orchestra presents world premieres, seldom-performed treasures and classical gems. We invite you to help our orchestra grow. We welcome musicians, patrons, volunteers, donors and board advisors. Website: sasomusic.org.

SADDLEBROOKE VARIETY SHOW

Under the auspices of the SaddleBrooke Theatre Guild (STG), the SaddleBrooke Variety Show performs a showcase of residents’ talents every two years. If you love to perform on stage, we welcome you to audition! Check our local newspapers for information.

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RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

AGLOW INTERNATIONAL – SADDLEBROOKE LIGHTHOUSE

Aglow International is an intercultural, trans-denominational organization. Aglow meets in SaddleBrooke on a bi-weekly basis on the second and fourth Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Please join us for fellowship, worship, and prayer in a friendly, casual atmosphere. For more information on Aglow International, visit the website at aglow.org.

COMMUNITY CHURCH AT SADDLEBROOKE

CCSB is a Christ-centered Church with a mission to glorify God by becoming a community of grace where people will receive, love and share the love of Jesus Christ. Meets every Sunday in the DesertView Theatre at 8:30 a.m. Website: http://ccsb.us

RESURRECTION @ SADDLEBROOKE

Resurrection @ SaddleBrooke is an organization of residents which offers an all-denominational worship service for residents and their guests on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. in the Vermilion Room of the SaddleBrooke One clubhouse. All are welcome.

SADDLEBROOKE LINKS PLAYERS FELLOWSHIP

SaddleBrooke Links Players Fellowship’s primary focus is to bring people to Christ through golf and fellowship. We’re not perfect, but in this divided world we live in, we believe the principles Christ embodied while on Earth can help bring us together.

SADDLEBROOKE MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

Bible study open to all denominations. Study centers on books of the Bible and is discussion oriented. Please contact individuals below on day, time and place.

THE INSTITUTE FOR JUDAIC SERVICES & STUDIES

The Institute offers SaddleBrooke residents and their guests the opportunity to experience Jewish High Holiday and Friday night Shabbat Services with their friends and neighbors. Shabbat Services, preceded by an optional dinner, are held either the third or fourth Friday night during the months of October through April. The Institute also offers educational classes led by guest speakers.

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SENIOR SERVICES HELP & INFORMATION

IMPACT OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA

IMPACT is a non-profit social service organization in Catalina, near SaddleBrooke, that stabilizes families, supports seniors with meals and other programs, and moves people out of poverty. Get help, donate or volunteer! Website: impactsoaz.org

SADDLEBROOKE STROKE/NEURO SUPPORT GROUP

Caregivers who are involved in caring for those suffering from stroke or neurological problems.

SENIOR VILLAGE AT SADDLEBROOKE, INC.

As a non-profit, tax exempt corporation, our mission is to provide simple non-medical services to residents of SaddleBrooke to help them live independently and to serve as a resource when they decide to transition from our community.

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SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Baby Equipment Loan Program

Visit sbhoa2.org

DAYS FOR GIRLS SADDLEBROOKE TEAM

We make sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in third world countries. These kits are washable and can be used for up to 5 years. It makes it possible for girls during their monthly cycles to attend school. They can stay in the family circle and not be placed in the “red tents” for 7 days. Their self-esteem is raised learning they are not unclean during their menstrual cycle.

INSTITUTE FOR LEARNING IN RETIREMENT AT SADDLEBROOKE

Educational seminars of varying lengths presented and prepared by instructors with appropriate academic or experiential backgrounds. These programs comprise a wide range of interesting topics and aim to encourage discussion and interaction by our residents. Website: sbilr.org.

NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (DAR)

DAR is volunteer, non-profit, non-political organization of lineal descendants of anyone who aided in achieving American independence from April 19, 1775 to November 26, 1783. DAR focuses on historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavors.

REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF PINAL COUNTY

The purpose of the Republican Women of Pinal County is to seek to educate the community and facilitate political participation by sponsoring speakers, candidate and political-issue forums, and media reports. We meet the third Friday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse. All are welcome.

ROTARY CLUB OF SADDLEBROOKE

The Rotary Club has been in SaddleBrooke since 1997. Meetings held at SaddleBrooke One on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. Visit saddlebrookerotary.com for further information.

SADDLEBROOKE COMMUNITY OUTREACH

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach is a 501(c) (3) organization providing new clothing and educational services to needy children in the neighboring communities. Activities include operation of Kids’ Closet, math and reading tutoring, support of tri-community food bank, and mentoring for college scholarship recipients, a summer enrichment program. Website: community-outreach.org

SADDLEBROOKE PET RESCUE NETWORK

Join a group of animal advocates working to protect and transition homeless pets to loving families. Many volunteer opportunities are available from dog walking at the shelter, fostering, fundraising, and much more. Visit our website at http://SBPetRescue.com for more information.

SADDLEBROOKE SUNRISE ROTARY

An international service organization serving the local area focused on issues impacting seniors and youth. Meets weekly at MountainView Country Club. Website: saddlebrookesunriserotary.com

STROKE/NEUROLOGICAL SUPPORT GROUP

Our goal is to provide mutual compassion and support for people caring for loved ones who have Parkinson’s, dementia, stroke or other neurological conditions. We meet on the third Friday of each month at The Preserve Clubhouse from 10:00 a.m. – Noon.

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SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS

BRITISH CLUB

The British Club objective is to facilitate the meeting and socializing of SaddleBrooke Brits in order to broaden friendships. Membership is open to any person who was born in Britain or The Commonwealth or holds or has previously held a British passport. Social events are enjoyed throughout the year, and include Coffee Mornings, Bocce Ball social, visits to local restaurants or places of interest, and monthly get-togethers for card games or Mexican Train followed by dinner.

GAYS, LESBIANS, AND ALLIES AT SADDLEBROOKE (GLAAS)

Celebrating the lives of Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Queer and questioning residents and their straight allies. Providing a safe and welcoming space for fun and interesting discussion. SaddleBrooke residents only please. Website: GlaasClub.com

JEWISH FRIENDSHIP GROUP

We are a social group that meets once a month for residents of the Jewish Faith, but is open to all residents. We have dinner meetings with varied programs.

SADDLEBROOKE DOG PARK ASSOCIATION

Our mission is to offer members a safe place to exercise and socialize their dogs in an enclosed environment. We will plan activities at the park including but not limited to fundraising, obedience training, and educational programs such as pet health, responsible pet ownership, and canine rescue. The benefit of a community dog park extends beyond the obvious for our dogs. We will be providing a place to share common love of family pets with our neighbors.

SADDLEBROOKE FRANCOPHILES

Members appreciate all aspects of French culture (food, wine tasting, travel, French literature, and films). In accord with members’ interests, social gatherings are scheduled to celebrate a variety of French holidays and cultural activities. Speaking French not required.

SADDLEBROOKE OFF-ROAD BUNCH-4-WHEEL DRIVE

The club explores off-road 4-wheel drive trails at least monthly. The purpose is to further enjoyment of off-road driving, provide social experiences for its members, and protect Public Lands.

SADDLEBROOKE SINGLES

A social organization of active, fun-loving SaddleBrooke single residents which meets formally once a month to plan a variety of activities in which members can participate as a group. These activities might include movies, plays, sporting events, dinners in town, excursions to different sites – whatever might trigger the mutual interests of its members. Informal Happy Hour gatherings are held every Friday afternoon in one or more of the SaddleBrooke One/SaddleBrooke TWO clubhouse dining facilities. Monthly meetings are held the first Friday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the Javelina Room in the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse.

SADDLEBROOKE WESTERN HERITAGE PRESERVATION CLUB

The Mission Statement for the Club is: “To promote and preserve the heritage of the old west through story, cowboy poetry and western music. Members will be encouraged to participate and perform with story readings, poetry recitation and musical offerings that represent the culture of the old west. Resource persons will be invited to meetings from time to time to enhance the experience.” Membership in the club is open to all residents of SaddleBrooke One and TWO. Dues are $10 per year per household.

SONORAN DESERT CORVETTES – TUCSON

The 16 year old club is made up of Corvette car owners to promote social activities and fellowship among Corvette owners. We meet monthly with our membership of 100, 16 which reside in SaddleBrooke or SaddleBrooke Ranch. We are active in weekly cruise nights, mystery meals, special events, and car shows. We are sponsored by Watson Chevrolet.

WOMEN ON OUR OWN (WOOO)

WOOO Is for single women who are not in a committed relationship living In SaddleBrooke One & TWO who want to stay active and enjoy life with friends. Our activities include dine arounds, ethnic dine arounds, dine arounds in SaddleBrooke, movie and dinner dine arounds and potlucks in member’s homes. We also have day trips, travel opportunities, meetups for events and activities you want to attend, all sorts of games and cards, a breakfast book club, wine tasting club, a trivia team, concerts, happy hours, and more.

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SPORTS

HORSESHOERS OF SADDLEBROOKE

Come pitch horseshoes in the SaddleBrooke community (SaddleBrooke One and SaddleBrooke TWO) on Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to noon. The courts are located between the Softball Field and the wall along Edwin Road. There are “shoes” in a locked box, which can be opened with your pool key.

SADDLEBROOKE CYCLEMASTERS

The Cyclemasters offer recreational cycling for all levels – from casual beginner to serious tri-athlete. If you have a bicycle and a helmet, bring a smile and please join us. See our website at saddlebrookecyclemasters.org

SADDLEBROOKE EZ RIDERS SPIN CLUB

Open to all SaddleBrooke residents, renters and guests. Annual dues of $45.00 allows you to participate in multiple sessions during the entire year, led by certified Spin Leaders. Come join us, meet new friends, have fun, and improve your cardio fitness.

SADDLEBROOKE PICKLEBALL ASSOCIATION

The SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association Inc. (SPA) is the largest club sport activity in SaddleBrooke after golf. As one of the member funded amenities in SaddleBrooke, our courts are for use by SPA members and SPA member guests only. Our members enjoy fabulous camaraderie and exercise by being part of the fastest growing sport for senior adults in America! Detailed information about SPA and “how/who to contact” can be found on the SPA website. Website: spa.clubexpress.com.

SADDLEBROOKE SENIOR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION

SaddleBrooke Senior Softball sponsors year round play for men and women. The field is just south of the DesertView Sports Club and Theatre Center. Over 160 active members participate in eight leagues or practice every day of the week, except Sundays. Teams are selected based on players’ skill ratings to ensure balanced teams. Fees from sponsors and membership dues fund the associations’ activities. In addition to league play, tournaments are hosted on St. Patrick’s Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Veterans Day. Visit the association’s website at saddlebrookesoftball.com for further information.

SADDLEBROOKE STRIDERS

We are a running group of all levels of abilities. We meet four times a week to run and to encourage each other.

SADDLEBROOKE SWIM CLUB

The swim club promotes a healthy lifestyle through swimming ranging from skill, stroke and technique development to competition. Structured workouts are conducted at the DesertView Pool. Visit: saddlebrookeswimclub.org.

SADDLEBROOKE TABLE TENNIS CLUB

The SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club is a fun-loving group of players with a range of skill and experience levels. We play in the Mariposa Room at DesertView Clubhouse. Come out and get started or reacquainted with the fast-paced sport of table tennis. Website: sbttc.wordpress.com/.

SADDLEBROOKE TENNIS CLUB

The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club manages the tennis program for all courts in the SaddleBrooke community. SaddleBrooke residents may arrange court time by calling the Tennis Center at 520-825-0255. Organized play is arranged and managed by the STC coordinators. Membership is open to all residents of SaddleBrooke One and SaddleBrooke TWO. STC makes tennis and POP tennis an enjoyable activity for all SaddleBrooke residents. Website: saddlebrooketennisclub.net

SADDLEBROOKE VOLLEYBALL CLUB

The Volleyball Club exists to provide a recreational outlet for both male and female residents who have an interest in, or would like to learn to play volleyball. All skill levels are welcome.

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