5 Fun Hobbies for Arizona Seniors

April 22nd, 2016 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Retirement comes with the gift of time.  This sounds like a dream come true for those who are still working, but it can actually be a difficult transition for many newly retired seniors. These seniors often feel a void in their schedule that needs to be filled with new interests and activities. Here are 5 fun senior activities to consider as you look ahead to your retirement.  


When it comes to trying new things, you can’t go wrong with art. Many seniors enjoy experimenting with painting, sculpting, photography, and other forms of creative expression. Take a class, visit a museum, or grab a pencil, a notebook and a bench in a park! PebbleCreek offers classes in painting, in woodworking, in quilting, in fused glass and jewelry making, and ceramics just to name a few.

Nature Exploration

Few things are as healthy and refreshing as spending time in the great outdoors.  ThePebbleCreek Hiking Club offers opportunities to hike for all ability levels.   With the White Tank Mountain Park nearby it is easy getting out for a picnic, a birdwatching session, or a walk in among the cactus and interesting desert landscape.   Arizona offers an abundance of historic ruins for you to explore and geological features that have always interested you, like the Grand Canyon and the Red Rocks of Sedona. Nature Adventures await you!


Activities and hobbies abound in PebbleCreek, from Golf, Pickle-ball, Tennis to Bridge, Lunch Bunch Wine Club, Democratic and Republican Clubs, Line and Ballroom Dancing and so many more.  Having fun with friends is one of the best features of the Active Adult Lifestyle.


Regardless of your level of training and natural musical ability, there are many ways to enjoy the songs, genres, and instruments you love. You can become a patron by attending concerts, theatrical performances, and music appreciation groups in PebbleCreek. Consider joining a chorus, a musical theatre production, or band.  You can even join your friends and neighbors at weekly Karaoke.

Volunteer Work

When your schedule is full of work, family activities, and other responsibilities, volunteering often takes a back seat. While PebbleCreek residents have a lot of fun, they also find it rewarding to give back to the community.   Opportunities are plentiful to support a wide variety of charities are numerous, from assisting in local schools, helping support the local domestic violence shelter or Homeless Youth Connection to raising money for scholarships for local military families or Cancer Research.  You can join an amazing group of friends and neighbors in PebbleCreek who give generously of their time, talent and resources.

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