Canoa Ranch Center


Amenities include: an indoor pool; a fitness room; a multipurpose room; an outdoor basketball court and four Pickleball Courts.

Fitness Room

Air Dyne Bike

This machine provides cardiovascular conditioning. It also works the major muscles in the lower body.

Leg Extension

Muscle Used: Quadriceps. Muscle Used For: Extending the leg. Muscle Location: Front of the thigh.

Stationary Bike

This Piece of equipment conditions the cardiovascular system and works all the major muscles in the lower body. GVR has different types of stationary bikes at each of the centers.

Free Weights

Most centers posses a free weight range of 2 to 50 pound weights. Free weights are great for strength training. They provide a better range of motion than that of machine weights.


Muscle Used: Rectus Abdominus. Muscle Used For: To flex the spinal column. Muscle Location: Stomach area.

Lower Back

Muscle Used: Spinal Erectors. Muscle Used For: Support and hold the spine erect and straighten the back from the bent position. Muscle Location: Center Lower Back.

Lateral Row

Muscle Used: Latissimus Dorsi. Muscle Used For: Pulling the arms down and backwards. Muscle Location: Lower back.

Chest Press

Muscles Used: Pectorals, Serratus Anterior. Muscle Used For: Pectorals - Draws the shoulders and arms forward and inward, Serratus Anterior - Pushing and punching actions and is nicknamed 'The Boxers Muscle'. Muscle Location: Pectorals - The chest, Serratus Anterior - Covers the side of the chest wall on the outside of the ribs.

Leg Press

Muscle Used: Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps, Hamstrings. Muscle Used For: Gluteus Maximus - Moving the leg, Quadriceps - Straightening the leg, Hamstrings - Curling the leg. Muscle Location: Gluteus Maximus - Rear of the hip, Qudriceps - Front of thigh, Hamstrings - Rear of thigh.

Chin Dip

Muscles Used: Pectoralis Major, Biceps, Latissimus Dorsi, Triceps. Muscle Used For: Pectoralis Major - Draws the shoulders and arms forward and inward. Latissimus Dorsi - To pull the arms downward and backward. Biceps - To twist the forearm upwards & flex/curl the lower arm relative to the upper arm. Triceps - Straightens the arm. Muscle Location: Pectoralis Major - Chest, Latissimus Dorsi - Lower Back, Biceps - Front Upper Arm, Triceps - Rear Upper Arm.


This machine is used for cardiovascular conditioning. It is easier on your joints then running on the pavement.


This piece of equipment is a low impact cardiovascular conditioning machine. It works all major muscles in the upper and lower body.

5750 S Turquoise Mountain Drive
Green Valley, AZ 85622
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Pool and Fitness Room
5:30am to 9:00pm
Fitness Room is closed on Mondays from 4:00pm to 5:00pm for Cleaning