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FOB Adult Classes 2018

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will hold on-going registration for new adult programs starting May 7, at the following locations during regular business hours:

Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday

Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave.
7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, noon – 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.
8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Activities held at the Frank O’Brien Papen Center, 304 W. Bell unless otherwise noted.

Total Body Workout – Beginner / Intermediate
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Times: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Cost: $16/4-week session, $8/4-week session for seniors, 60+
Ages: 16+

Toning Plus
Days: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 830-930 a.m.
Cost: $16/4-week session, $8/4-week session for seniors, 60+
Ages: 16+

Tai Chi
Designed for, but not limited to, seniors. This is an evidence-based intervention to help prevent falls and fall related injuries. Tai Chi is a balance retraining program and gateway to improved fitness, and is beneficial for all ages.
Days: Monday/Wednesday
Time: 5:30– 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $30/4-week session or drop-in $2/class
Ages: 18+

50 Plus Walking Program
The 50 Plus Walking Program/0-60 in 16 weeks, is designed to get you walking up to 60 minutes in 16 weeks! It begins with 20-minute walks, three times a week, and works up to 60 minutes. Distance is not the priority, movement is. No racing or competition, just a focus on health and well-being. Already an active walker? This is a great way to meet new people, walk and socialize! Participants walk at their own pace for a set time. Distance will be tracked every day to monitor individual improvement. Every fourth week will be an optional “Field Trip Walk” at another location.
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Times: 8-9 a.m.
Cost: $12/month per walker

Group Bike Rides
Perfect for people who want to start bicycling for exercise or return to riding. Rides will be held at 9 a.m. on Fridays. Each ride will have a set distance and designation ranging from 10-20 miles. Rides may be cancelled due to weather. Routes will be local, utilizing city bike paths and roads. Participants will be required to provide their own bikes, helmets, patch kits, water, snacks, and other items needed for each excursion. Bikes with multiple gears (road and hybrid) are strongly recommended. Rides are planned for the 50+ community, but open to adults of any age.
Days: Friday
Time: Start at 9 a.m.
Cost: $2/outing, $1/outing for seniors 60+
Ages: 18+ Registration available online at Registration will continue until the classes are filled. No telephone registrations accepted. For more information, call 575/541-2455 or by email at