Welcome to The Academy Village in Tucson, Arizona a vibrant and friendly retirement community ideal for active, independent adults who have no intention of retiring from life. It is located in the foothills of the beautiful Rincon Mountains, just east of Tucson and next door to one of the nation’s great national parks. Cultural events, fitness classes, lectures, and a wide variety of interest groups will provide you with limitless possibilities for personal growth, well-being, and creativity.

village_highlightsThe village is uniquely designed to allow you the opportunity to pursue the next stages of your life among friends. Residents are engineers, physicians, nurses, teachers, attorneys, homemakers, business owners, professors, military, psychologists, astronomers, and more. The Village contains only 264 homes, making it easy for you to quickly become a part of the community.

At the heart of our village is  The Arizona Senior Academy, a non-profit corporation devoted to life-long learning, thinking, and doing. Life in Academy Village will keep you engaged whether you plan to continue working, volunteer in community efforts, participate in educational or leisure activities, or discover an entirely new passion.


Explore our Website and discover why Academy Village is the smart place to retire.  Words in blue offer you a link to more information.  Just “click” and go.


This website is produced and maintained by Academy Village residents who constitute the AV Media Group. It was developed for those outside the village who may be interested in the people, activities and surroundings of this vibrant community,  as well as for villagers and their families who wish to keep in touch with the interests and accomplishments of their neighbors. Please feel free to make comments and ask questions in the contact us section of the website.  Your email will be responded to by a villager.