Santa Rita Park Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Santa Rita Park is a neighborhood in Pima County, just south of downtown Tucson. It is bounded by 19th Street, 25th Street, 6th Avenue and the Nogales line railroad tracks. The Santa Rita Park neighborhood is known to be conveniently located near schools, parks, libraries and convenience stores.
The Santa Rita Park neighborhood can be considered somewhat walkable. Some amenities are within walking distance, however a car may be needed in order to run errands. However, for those looking for a breath of fresh air or a place to walk or jog, the Santa Rita Park may be the answer.
Kids and outdoor enthusiasts may particularly enjoy the Albert Gallego Skate Park located at the northeast corner of 22nd Street and South 3rd Avenue in Santa Rita Park. The skate park features a skate pit and two bowls: an in-ground clam bowl and kidney bowl. The Santa Rita park is also equipped with basket ball court, soft ball and base ball fields, and swimming pool.
Parents of school age children benefit from several schools in the area and close-by neighborhoods: Borton Primary Magnet School, Santa Cruz Catholic School, Drachman Primary Magnet School and Ochoa Elementary School.
The Sam Lena-South Tucson Branch Library, can be found off 6th Avenue. The library holds weekly events such as chess games, teen time activities, free GED classes, homework help, advanced English classes and Citizenship Classes.