Sun City Oro Valley Sun City Oro Valley is a beautiful 2,400-home community 20 miles north of downtown Tucson, AZ. It spans over 1,000 acres and was built by Del Webb between the late 1980s to mid 90s. The community is well known for its magnificent views of the adjacent Santa Catalina Mountains, outstanding golf, reasonable home prices and a vibrant social calendar. Sun City Oro Valley is located in the town of Oro Valley. This tranquil town just north of Tucson sits in the foothills of the towering Santa Catalina Mountains. Oro Valley provides residents the perfect blend of suburban solitude with big city conveniences. Surrounding the community, residents enjoy a growing contingent of popular retail outlets and great restaurants. Plus, downtown Tucson and its many attractions are a quick 30 minute drive to the south. Sun City Oro Valley in Oro Valley is perched at an elevation of 3,000 feet where it enjoys slightly cooler summers than the lower desert communities of central Arizona. It is adjacent to the Catalina State Park and Coronado National Forest. Outdoor enthusiasts have access to over 1.78 million acres of unspoiled natural beauty. The mountains in the park climb to more than 9,100 feet and provide great hiking, biking, skiing and camping. Del Webb combined several decades of active adult construction experience when designing Sun City Oro Valley. It boasts an exciting lineup of amenities uniquely crafted for active adults who want to enjoy a physical and socially active lifestyle. Sun City Oro Valley Amenities Sun City Oro Valley includes three recreation centers. The Mountain Vista Recreation Center has a large sports and activity complex with a fitness center, dance studio and auditorium. Plus, there is a craft facility with ceramics, clay, lapidary, sewing and woodworking shops. Outside, there is a large outdoor lap pool, tennis courts, pickleball, bocce ball, shuffleboard and a miniature golf course. The Desert Oasis Recreation Center has several multi-purpose rooms, outdoor pool, tennis courts and basketball court. The third clubhouse, Catalina Vista, includes several art and crafts studios, a photography room and billiards. Sun City Oro Valley in Arizona is home to a semi-private 18-hole championship golf course. The 6,759-yard par-72 The View Golf Club at Oro Valley was designed by Hall-of-Famer Greg Nash. It intertwines harmoniously with the natural desert surroundings and provides breathtaking views of the nearby mountains. There are multiple tee placements for golfers of all skill levels. The course is open for public play but there are membership options. Sun City Oro Valley Homes & Real Estate Home buyers have numerous real estate options at Sun City Oro Valley in Oro Valley, AZ. There were nearly 50 different floor plans offered throughout the construction of the community. Buyers can select from single-family and attached garden villas that range from 1,035 to over 2,700 square feet. An ever-changing lineup of pre-owned homes are available at reasonable prices. Most of the homes in Sun City Oro Valley are 15 to 20 years old. A growing number of available resale homes have been retrofitted with the latest modern finishes including upgraded kitchens and bathrooms. Sun City Oro Valley Lifestyle At Sun City Oro Valley, residents have the opportunity to participate in countless clubs and activities. There are several dozen clubs and interest groups that include everything from cards and craft clubs to tennis and golf. There are also many activities that promote health and well-being such as weight training, water aerobics, yoga and dancing. Regardless of your interests, you will surely find other homeowners in Sun City Oro Valley who are similar to you.