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Welcome to your Parks and Recreation Department Website. Besides the links above, here you will also find information about Parks, Recreation Programs, Youth Services, contact information and more. With over 80 parks located throughout the city and 100’s of classes and programs offered at a variety of facilities, it’s easy to find activities that fit your needs. We are here to help you stay active, healthy and hope you enjoy all that the City of Las Cruces has to offer.

The Parks and Recreation Department is comprised of three operational sections:

  • Park Operations: provides maintenance and repairs of parks and public grounds.
  • Recreation: offers programs, community wide events, classes, athletics, and aquatics opportunities for all ages.
  • Youth Services: administers the Weed-n-Seed/Safe Haven and after school programs and the Juvenile Citation Program. (JCP)
Parks and Recreation Master Plan