Escalante Membership Info

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The Escalante Center is a multi-generational facility with youth, teen and adult membership!

  • After-school/Drop-in program (school days), art/music/reading/Girl Scouts programs, computer lab, youth center, fitness program and gym time for youth, ages 6 to 5th grade.  (BIRTH CERTIFICATE must be presented at time of registration.)
  • Teen Lounge and Teen Hoops, volunteering and Teen Leadership for teens, ages 6th grade to 17.
  • Fitness area for ages 16 and up.
  • Computers for adults, ages 18 and up.
  • Senior Center activities, fitness program and lunches (see Senior Center for schedule), ages 55 and up.

General Facility Hours

Monday-Thursday 8am-9pm
Friday, 8am-8pm
Saturday, 10am-5pm
Sunday, 1pm-6pm

(Hours subject to change for classes,
holidays and special events.)

Please refer to
Escalante's Program Schedule
for specific hours.


Membership Fees

Youth/Teen Membership (6 to 17 years)

Adult/Senior Fitness Membership (16+)
$25, annual
$10, 3-month pass
$1, daily fee

Adult Computers Membership (18+)

To register for a FREE membership with the Escalante Community Center and to obtain a City of Tempe Library card (for internet access) you will need:

  1. a valid identification with photo*
  2. verification of current residential address** (PO box mail not accepted)
  3. a completed Escalante Center Membership Form
  4. a completed Tempe Public Library Form (for internet access)
  5. birth certificate for youth/teens

* Photo identification accepted:

State issued driver’s license

State issued identification


Military I.D.


** Verification of residential address accepted:

Current mail

Lease agreements

Bank statements

Utility / Bills

Things to remember:

  • The Escalante Center hosts a drop-in program for youth, ages 6 to 17 years.
  • Parents (or guardians with parent-consenting paperwork) can register youth (ages 6 to 17) in-person to receive a FREE membership for their child.
  • Parents must provide a copy of their child’s birth certificate for youth, age 6.
  • Children of all ages can obtain a FREE City of Tempe Library card.  (Replacements cards may carry a $2 replacement fee.)
  • Printing/copying/faxing/notary services are also available at the Escalante Center for a nominal fee.

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