Looking for Arizona 55+ Communities without Golf? Check These Out

Looking for Arizona 55+ Communities without Golf? Check These Out

While many active adult retirees migrate to Arizona specifically for the golf, some prefer to forgo the fees and traffic of a golf community. But just because you don’t want to live on or near a golf course doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy an active lifestyle in a more desirable climate and landscape in your senior years. Arizona communities without golf courses offer all the spoils of comfortable retirement while still providing a bevy of year-round recreational options to stay active and healthy.

Here is a full list of PCR’s featured Arizona communities without golf, and in this article, we’ll spotlight a few of them to get your research started.

Las Palmas Grand Active 55+ Resort- Mesa, AZ

There are several communities without golf in Mesa, including this Phoenix-area manufactured home community designed for active adults. The community’s wide variety of amenities and recreational activities are centered around a 30,000-square-foot clubhouse that includes a fitness center, internet library, ballroom, billiards, HDTV lounge, gourmet kitchen, card room, and arts and crafts room. Residents enjoy a full calendar of parties, dances, events, and outings. For those who still crave a round of golf, there are plenty of options less than 10 minutes away, including Augusta Ranch Golf Club, Desert Sands Golf Course, and Sunland Village East Golf Course.

Palmas Del Sol East Active 55+ Resort- Apache Junction, AZ

Part of the award-winning Thesman Communities family, this non-golf Arizona community combines affordable homes and resort-style amenities for active adults. While there is no golf here, there are plenty of activities for residents to enjoy in and around the multi-million dollar clubhouse. Included among the amenities are walking and biking trails, tennis, pickleball, basketball, bocce ball, shuffleboard, putting green, dog park, BBQ area, fishing lake, softball field, courtesy shuttle bus around town.

Scottsdale Heights- Scottsdale, AZ

This north Scottdale community without golf offers an active lifestyle and luxury villa homes for adults 55 and older. Just a 10-minute drive to Terravita Golf Club, Legend Trail Golf Club, and Desert Mountain Golf Club, residents can golf just outside the community gates while enjoying an array of amenities at home, including resort-style swimming pool and spa, a barbecue pavilion perfect for gathering with friends and neighbors, and a bocce ball court for players of all skill levels.

The Park at Copper Creek- Chandler, AZ

This independent living apartment rental community near Phoenix offers residents spacious apartments, world-class dining, and an abundance of recreational areas and activities. Seniors looking for an Arizona retirement community without golf enjoy community perks like a dog park, community garden, billiard room, library, private movie theater, lifelong learning and enrichment programs, social engagements, day trips, weekend getaways, and more. For those still up for golf, there are seven championship courses nearby, including San Marcos Golf Course, Ocotillo Golf Club, Bear Creek Golf Complex, and Sunbird Golf Club.

The Park at Surprise- Surprise, AZ

Another senior independent living community without golf in Arizona, The Park at Surprise provides maintenance-free apartments along with resort-style amenities. Onsite dining options, as well as recreational activities and a fitness center with workout equipment and training programs, keep residents social and engaged. Other amenities include a pool, playground, dog park, bocce ball play area, courtyard with rocking chairs, benches, tables, water fountain and firepit.