• 2719 S. Reyes
  • Mesa, AZ 85202
  • Administration: 480-831-8314

La Casita

Dobson Ranch’s recreation facilities offer several activities, rentals, and more. Please select one of our Recreation Centers below to learn more. All rooms and facilities are reserved for classes, room rentals, and events. Rooms are not available for drop-in personal use.

La Casita Recreation Center

Address:  2719 S. Reyes, Mesa, AZ  85202

Administrative Office:

Phone: 480-831-8314 Fax: 480-491-8128

Administration Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Recreation Desk:

Phone: 480-831-7464

Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day): Monday through Saturday: 8:00 am-9:00 pm,  Sunday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm  

Closed Holidays

The largest of the three recreation centers, La Casita supports a wide variety of activities, both indoors and outdoors.

Outdoor Activities:

Outdoors, the facility has a fenced Junior Olympic size swimming pool and water splash pad, a shaded grass play area with playground equipment. La Casita also has four tennis courts and two racquetball courts all lighted for nighttime enjoyment. Our new Sunset Plaza can also be rented for special occasions.

Indoor Activities:

Indoors, two multi-purpose rooms are available. A divider wall can be retracted to combine the larger Grande Room with the smaller adjacent Chica Room. Both rooms have a wood floor perfect for dancing. The Grande room is equipped with a kitchen for warming food, and features a double sink, electric range, microwave oven, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher and granite countertops. A large pass-through window allows food to be easily served from the kitchen to the Grande Room.

NOTE: A Fob and ID card is required to enter this facility. One resident can have up to 4 guests with them at a time.

Private Function Rental:

La Casita Recreation Center is designed to accommodate weddings, reunions, birthdays and many other events, both large and small. To reserve a space, please call the Recreation Department at 480-831-7464 during weekday business hours to check availability.

Rental Information: Check availability or reserve online

    1. If a room rental request is within 10 business days of desired rental date it will be subject to Recreation Business Hours, rentals cannot exceed posted hours.
    2. All room rental space includes the use of tables and chairs.
    3. Two hours setup and one hour clean-up is included in the rental for the rooms, if permitted.
    4. Rental fees are due two weeks prior to your event date. Your security deposit is due at the time of filling out the contract in which holds your spot. No payments can be taken over the phone.
    5. Reservations may be canceled up to 14 days before scheduled event and all deposits will be refunded.  Any reservations canceled less than 14 days before a scheduled event shall forfeit all of the deposit.
    6. Rental Fee payments are not collected until a copy of the responsible parties Declaration page of homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, Special Event Insurance (alcohol only), Certificate of Insurance from outside vendors (when applicable), Room Layout, and signed Rules and Regulations form are received.
    7. A certificate of insurance must be submitted for all outside vendors 14 days prior to the event date. Outside vendors include but are not limited to, food caterers or inflatables.
    8. Please read the facility rules and regulations below.
Room Rental Hours: Facilities may be rented Sunday through Thursday until 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 8:00 am to 11:00 pm Security Deposit: The full deposit amount will be refunded within ten (10) days after your event is held, contingent upon all rules and regulations of the rental contract were followed.  The security deposit cannot be applied toward your rental fee. The refund will be mailed to the address listed on the contract unless otherwise instructed. Alcohol: Alcohol is permitted for either the Grande or the Chica Room Rental. An off duty police officer is hired through us from the City of Mesa. A cost of $55.00 per hour with a 3 hour minimum is required for this, for the police officer. In addition, you must submit proof of a special event insurance with a minimum of $1,000,000 coverage naming Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association as additionally insured. 

Rental Fees: Check availability or reserve online

Recreation Supervisor/Director will determine the rate category of your event. La Casita Recreation Center’s Grande Room Capacity: Holds 115 people Security Deposit: $300.00 Meeting Space Rate: Resident $50 hr. – Non Resident $125 hr. Special Event Rate: Resident $125 hr. – Non Resident $250 hr. All Day Rate (8am to 11pm): Resident $900 – Non Resident $1800
La Casita Recreation Center’s Chica Room Capacity: Holds 50 people Security Deposit: $200.00 Meeting Space Rate: Resident $30 hr. – Non Resident $80 hr. Special Event Rate: Resident $40 hr. – Non Resident $120 hr.
Both Grande Room and Chica Room NOTE: Partition between both the Grande Room and Chica Room opens up to allow for the extra space* Capacity: Holds up to 165 people Security Deposit: of $500.00 Meeting Space Rate: Resident $80 hr. – Non Resident $175 hr. Special Event Rate:   Resident $150 hr. – Non Resident $300 hr. All Day Rate (8am to 11pm):  Resident $1300 hr. – Non Resident $2600
Kitchen NOTE: Attached to Grande and Grande with Chica Room Rentals only. Rate: Only $75.00 per use.
La Casita Entertainment Area (Available to residents only, not available to reserve online) NOTE: Holds 30 people in the gated area to the west of La Casita Pool. The pool is not inclusive use during this rental and will still be open to the residents. This includes use of a portable propane BBQ and 2 Rectangle tables and 15 folding chairs in addition to the picnic benches. Capacity: 30 people Security Deposit: $200.00 Rate:  Residents only. $30 hr.  (two hour minimum) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sunset Plaza: Resident pricing – $125/hr for Sunset Plaza Patio Only; $225/hr for Sunset Plaza Patio with Grande Room; $265/hr for Sunset Plaza Patio with Grande and Chica Rooms. Use of Kitchen is $75. Deposit required. Contact the Recreation Department for more details or for non-resident pricing.

Grande Room


Chica Room

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Sunset Plaza