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2018 Summer Recreation Program Lottery Registration - UPDATE

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department 2018 Summer Recreation Lottery Registration is CLOSED.

The enrollment in the summer program is determined by lottery selection only. Participants who are selected for a site will be notified Tuesday, May 8 by email or text message, and the winning lottery numbers will be posted at the four registration sites and at

Payment must be made from Tuesday, May 8 until Saturday, May 19, at any of the four registration sites, during regular weekday business hours, or at, and click on the “Online Registration” link.

Registration sites are:

  • Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave.
  • Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 Bell St.
  • Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave.
  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.

Session I of the summer recreation program will be from June 4 to June 29, and Session II will be from July 2 until August 3. Both sessions will be offered weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The program is available to children in kindergarten through the sixth grade. Program sites are: Camino Real Middle School, 2961 Roadrunner Parkway; Picacho Middle School, 1040 N. Motel Blvd.; and Zia Middle School, 1300 W. University Ave.

Any unpaid spots will be opened to the public beginning Monday, May 21, on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Parks and Recreation administrative office.

For information, call the Parks and Recreation administrative office, 575/541-2550.