Shadow Mountain Senior Center

Photograph of front entrance of the Shadow Mountain Senior Center.

Francesca Garten, Supervisor

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8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday

3546 E. Sweetwater Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Just south of Thunderbird Road and North of Cactus Road on 36th Street and Sweetwater Avenue; ample parking; close to a bus line.


Activities at the center include:

  • Clubs and classes - Arts & crafts, ceramics, support groups, discussion groups
  • Social activities and entertainment - Monthly birthday parties, special events, field trips, weekly shopping trips
  • Games - Bingo, bridge, mah jong
  • Fitness - Exercise classes
  • Health and education - Speakers, weekly continental breakfast, health screenings, food programs

Check the activity calendar for dates, times and additional activities and fees (if applicable).


Lunch is served Monday through Friday (except for holidays). Lunch reservations are required three (3) working days in advance. Check the menu for daily meal choices. Meals are planned using nutrition guidelines for older adults.

Volunteer opportunities at the center include assisting with meal programs, clerical tasks, host/hostessing, activities and classes/workshops.

Other Services
Center staff can help with registration for Reserve-A-Ride or information on other area transportation.

Home-delivered meals
This program offers delivery of meals for homebound frail, elderly and disabled clients under certain qualifications and by referral only. To begin the process to receive home delivered meals call the Area Agency on Aging Senior HELP LINE at 602-264-HELP (4357).    

Social Services
Caseworkers are available at the center for registered center members, by appointment only.


For more information on the Shadow Mountain Senior Center, call 602-534-2303.


Call the Area Agency on Aging Senior HELP LINE for information on Home Delivered Meals and community or emergency services for older adults.    602-264-HELP (4357).