Team Value Awards recipients

DC Ranch recognizes and celebrates those employees who go above and beyond in role modeling our organizational values. Join us in congratulating the amazing staff at DC Ranch who received peer-nominated awards at the first annual Team Value Awards ceremony! Teamwork – connect, collaborate and create Brad Bishop Ranch Association, Maintenance Services Director Professionalism – […]

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DC Ranch Day goes hog wild

DC Ranch Day is an annual celebration of community history. On Saturday, Jan. 25, over 350 residents wore their cowboy best for this Western-themed event that included live music, line dancing, crafts, games, a popcorn bar and a delicious BBQ dinner from NakedQ. New this year was the addition of pig races! The attraction helped […]

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The Village tennis court expansion

Village Health Clubs have partnered with the Scottsdale Unified School District as it relates to the tennis court facility at the Copper Ridge school campus within DC Ranch. To learn about the upcoming expansion and open house on Feb. 4, please click here.

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Become a board member in 2020!

Please consider participating in the community as a board member. This is a great opportunity to get involved and give back. Applications to fill four open seats for the Ranch Association and one open seat for Community Council are now available here. Forms may also be delivered to The Ranch Offices. The Community Council is […]

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Storm cleanup

Many areas of DC Ranch experienced excessive, abrupt flooding as a result of last night’s storm. The flash flooding impacted the washes, streets and pathways in all four villages in DC Ranch. Staff will be working over the next two to three days to clear debris, boulders and mud from the impacted locations. The cleanup […]

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Resident Survey says…

Thank you to those who participated in the recent DC Ranch Resident Survey. About 800 residents completed the survey which yielded a 25 percent response rate—very good by survey standards. Analysis of the survey is nearly complete, and a summary of the statistics is available on DCRanch.com and will be published in the October issue […]

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New sports fields just south of DC Ranch

At it’s meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at 5 p.m., Scottsdale’s Parks and Recreation Commission will discuss plans to build multi-use sports fields at the northwest corner of 94th Street and Bell Road. Residents may submit a written comment regarding the project. For instructions, please view the agenda here. Aug. 10, 2020 Residents are […]

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Tour de Scottsdale 2020 goes virtual

The annual Tour de Scottsdale benefitting the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy will switch gears this year to navigate the evolving coronavirus pandemic. After careful consideration for public health and safety, DC Ranch made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person event on Market Street. A virtual event, held Oct. 12-18, will allow hundreds of road warriors […]

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Enjoy a safe, happy July Fourth!

On Saturday, July 4, Desert Camp Community Center will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Review guidelines here. To reduce the threat of wildfire, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve and all trail heads will close at noon and reopen at 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 5. Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld The show […]

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DC Ranch requires masks in accordance with mayor’s emergency proclamation

Effective 5 p.m. today Friday, June 19, masks are required to be worn in all DC Ranch common areas, including community centers in accordance with Scottsdale’s emergency proclamation regarding masks. The proclamation requires people to cover their nose and mouth within all public accommodations, which includes grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants and bars, gyms and similar facilities, retail […]

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New protocols and guidelines for reopening of Desert Camp Community Center

DC Ranch is implementing a phased approach that prioritizes health and safety for residents and staff when reopening amenities. While we look forward to reopening, residents should recognize that phased reopening plans will not be an immediate return to normal operations. Rather, they include additional mitigation measures to foster states of low to no community […]

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DC Ranch closures unchanged in compliance with extension of stay-at-home order

Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday extended his stay-at-home order through May 15. Therefore, the DC Ranch community centers, amenities and playgrounds will remain closed. The DC Ranch leadership team is closely monitoring the guidance from government officials, and the staff is preparing for the reopening of facilities when it is permitted and safe to do […]

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DC Ranch impacted by new government response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Gov. Doug Ducey issued a new executive order on Monday, March 30 ordering all Arizona residents to remain in their homes for the next month except for essential needs. Therefore, DC Ranch is following the recommendations of federal and state public health agencies and taking additional steps to help reduce the risk and slow the […]

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Loop 101 ramps near DC Ranch scheduled to close from early April through June

Drivers in Scottsdale should plan for two long-term ramp closures on the Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) in conjunction with the ongoing improvement project. The ramp closures are needed to widen bridges and reconstruct ramps between Hayden and Pima/Princess roads to accommodate the additional lanes being constructed on the freeway. [Click here to view map with detour […]

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Wildflower Season

Residents are encouraged to get outside and appreciate the beauty of peak wildflower season (while practicing social distancing). The wildflower program in DC Ranch, planned and implemented under the Developer Agreement with the City of Scottsdale more than 20 years ago, is a way to celebrate the unique desert setting. It has also become one […]

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Bee Careful

Honeybee swarms are now occurring due to rising spring temperatures. The DC Ranch Association Maintenance and Landscape teams will post signage to warn residents as these swarms are noticed or reported. Due to the overall decline of honeybees throughout the world, swarms will not be removed unless there is an imminent risk to residents. Swarming […]

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