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1960, Sun City is a master-planned retirement community
built by the Del Webb Corporation. It's the largest
retirement community in the nation. Sun City is
world-famous for its active, resort retirement lifestyle
and has set the standard for other retirement communities
Sun City is self-contained with many retail centers and restaurants offering a variety of shopping, dining and services. The town is unincorporated and depends on Maricopa County for services such as law enforcement, street repairs and zoning protection.
Eleven golf courses and seven recreation centers provide swimming, tennis, bowling and a myriad of other activities. The Lakeview Recreation Center even has a lake for fishing.
Volunteerism is strong in Sun City. The Sun City Prides is a nonprofit corporation which assists Maricopa County in keeping Sun City clean. The group has more than 300 members who help maintain the beauty of the 217 miles of streets and medians in the community. Police protection is provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, augmented by members of the Sheriff's Posse of Sun City -- men and women who volunteer their services 24 hours a day. The Posse helps prevent crime through neighborhood watch programs, vacation watch, traffic control and home security programs.
Sun City is age-restricted -- one member of the household must be 55 or older and no one under age 18 is permitted residence. The population is approximately 45,000.