Fitness Facilities: Academy Village is fortunate to have a number of indoor and outdoor facilities to provide excellent opportunities and equipment to promote fitness. These facilities are all surrounded by beautiful views of the Rincon Mountains and Sonoran desert, making it fun to be walking, running, playing tennis or swimming.

AM Pool 1Pool:  
The large pool and spa are surrounded by comfortable tables and chairs as well as a changing room. The pool is heated by solar panels, and ozonators have been installed in the pool and spa greatly reducing the amount of required chlorine.  Aqua classes are held in the pool which also provides an ideal group activity for residents, their friends, and families.

Gym: The new, and greatly expanded gym, now in the Community Center,  contains a full line of Paramount weight stations (17 different machines), an array of cardio machines, free weights and bench, and other equipment such as stability balls, new mats for floor work, and bosu.  


Tennis Court: The sunny and dry Tucson climate provides many days and evenings of perfect weather for playing tennis.  The outdoor tennis court features a wind screen, and is lighted at night.

Pickle Ball Court: A recent addition to Academy Village/Altura, pickle ball has become a very popular activity in the village.  Associated with the tennis court, it is protected from the wind, and is lighted at night.

Village Trails.  The community-owned common areas in Academy Village are extensive, and include considerable desert and wash areas. The Open Space and Trails Committee has created and maintains a number of trails through this interesting landscape.  Click on the map to see the village trails. Both residents and their dogs enjoy exploring the desert plants and birds along these trails.

In addition, the AV Hiking Group plans and leads hiking adventures in the Tucson area for interested residents.