Mornings

Beat the heat with new morning offerings and programming,
including free admission for all from 7 to 8am daily!

Sip N’ Stroll

Temporarily on pause, new info coming soon!


1-Mile Walking Loop

Our newly created 1-mile walking circuit is perfect for getting 2,000 steps in while enjoying the morning majesty of nature.


Desert Discovery Days

Monday-Friday | June 1 – September 2 | Mornings | Children’s Ramada | Free with Admission

Join us this summer as we get in touch with nature and make some desert discoveries! Each week will focus on a different desert theme – from cactus to clouds, come gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the desert we call home. There is something for everyone this summer at Desert Discovery Days! All ages are welcome.


Nature Niños

Saturday | June 4 – September 3 | 9-11am | Children’s Ramada | Free with Admission

Join us in the morning every Saturday this summer for nature play with the Children’s Museum Oro Valley!


Yoga in the Gardens

Tuesdays | June 14 – 28 AND July 12 – 26 | 7:15 – 8:15 am | Performance Garden

7/12 class CANCELED due to illness. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Join us bright and early this summer for outdoor yoga with Mary Carhuff! Mary is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist.  All are welcome!  Open your senses to an understanding of our connection to the earth while you practice amongst pollinators in a beautiful garden setting. All are encouraged to practice at their own pace and modifications will be demonstrated. Please bring your own mat, a water bottle, and a hat. Stay and enjoy the gardens after class and get to know your fellow yogis!

$10 members and general public since admission is free from 7-8am
Students pay instructor directly | Preregistration not required


Chair Yoga in the Gardens

Tuesdays | June 14 – 28 AND July 12 – 26 | 8:45 – 9:30 am | Performance Garden

7/12 class CANCELED due to illness. Sorry for the inconvenience!

This outdoor class with Mary Carhuff is ideal for anyone who struggles with earth (floor) poses. Mary is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist. This balance focused class is broken up into seated yoga followed by standing poses using the chair for balance. Chairs will be provided. All are encouraged to practice at their own pace and modifications will be demonstrated. Please bring a water bottle and a hat. Stay and enjoy the gardens after class and get to know your fellow yogis!

$10 members | $10 plus cost of admission for the general public
Students pay instructor directly | Preregistration not required