What Is Tumbleweed Park?
Tumbleweed Park is South Chandler’s hotspot for events, playtime, tennis, exercise, and the history of Chandler’s agriculture. Let’s take a closer look.
Tumbleweed Recreation Center
All 62,000 square-feet of this recreational facility is found at Tumbleweed Regional Park, created to assist patrons with getting and staying active.
The Tumbleweed Recreation Center provides a wide variety of classes, activities, and events, from gymnastics to personal training for all ages. This fantastic facility includes an indoor track, art studio, meeting rooms, racquetball courts, a dance studio, and even childcare amenities. The nearly 10,000 square foot gymnasium is an excellent place for pick-up basketball, volleyball, or a variety of activities that require ample space.
The public can also rent meeting rooms, multi-purpose rooms, parks, and pavilions for your next celebration or event. The staff at Tumbleweed Recreation Center will even plan the next birthday for your children. All you need to know is how much fun will be required!
Memberships are available, offering group fitness classes, training programs, and first-class amenities.
Chandler Tennis Center
The 3,000 square foot facility features 15 lightened courts along with an inviting lobby space all ready to go with Wi-Fi, locker rooms, and concessions. Youth, teen and adult group tennis lessons are available as well as rec-leagues, workshops, and drop-in play.
The general public can rent courts as well as ball machines and baskets of tennis balls. You can also join tennis tournaments and socials available for all ages and skill levels. It’s time to make some racquet at the Chandler Tennis Center at Tumbleweed Park.
Exploring Chandler’s agrarian history, Tumbleweed Ranch is designated to educate the public regarding the East Valley’s agricultural roots. The Chandler Museum operates the 14 acres of Tumbleweed Ranch and hosts the well known Ostrich Festival, as well as the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off and the Chandler High School Future Farmers of America.
Tumbleweed Ranch Features
- an Early 1900s Grocery Store
- The McCroskey House
- Red Shed Theater
- Edward House
- Antique Agricultural Equipment
- FFA Demonstration Fields
The Chandler community was shaped in the 1890s by sugar beets, cotton, sheep, alfalfa, citrus, dairy, and a few other farming pursuits.
Experience a 2.5-acre playground with several play zones with different themes, and lots of space for wild imaginations! Playtopia is a picnic and playground portion of Tumbleweed Park.
Farm Land – Lots of slides and fun stuff to climb on incorporating a life on the farm. Enjoy the shade from a large red barn canopy.
City Land – Paved streets, lamposts, street signs, and automobiles provide this urban-themed space representing the big city! Again, lots of climbing, riding, and sliding going on for the tots. You may even want to bring along the tricycles and small bikes to ride up and down the city streets.
Critter Land – If you’re looking for dinosaur bones, Gila Monsters, and giant tortoise shells, you will probably enjoy Critter Land.
There are 14 covered ramadas available to rent for family or corporate functions at Playtopia. Amenities include sand volleyball, restrooms, benches, swings, bbq grills, and even horseshoe pits.
Overall, Tumbleweed Park is known as the Pride Of South Chandler and has a lot to offer families, event-goers, music lovers, history buffs, and many other walks of life. The winter months prove to be a popular time of year for Tumbleweed Park, as one would expect. The most notable event of the year is the Ostrich Festival, which usually takes place in the spring, mid-March.
The park is open from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm for passive activities like running, jogging, walking, biking.
2250 S McQueen Rd
Chandler, Arizona 85286