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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Meerscheidt Recreation Center Opens for Specific Indoor Programming In June

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Meerscheidt Recreation Center will reopen for specific recreational programming beginning Monday, June 7 at 1600 E. Hadley Ave. These programs have been developed with the health, wellness, and safety of participants and staff in mind. Community members who are 18 and older will be able to call and reserve a spot to participate in a variety of programs scheduled throughout the week to include volleyball, basketball, and pickleball sessions as well as cardio/weight room opportunities. Teens (ages 13 to 17) will be able to reserve spots for multiple open gym opportunities in basketball and volleyball. There will be a maximum participant limit per session and reservations are on a first come first served basis. Participants will also need an updated waiver on file prior to participation. For more information or to reserve a spot for your recreational play, please call Meerscheidt Recreation Center at 575/541-2563 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday – Friday. 

Participants will be required to observe city and state mandated Covid-19 guidelines in place which includes wearing a mask if you are not fully vaccinated. Failure to comply will result in refusal of session and/or will be asked to leave the premises.     


  • Reservations are required to participate in sport sessions and weight room opportunities. 
  • Walk-ins will not be allowed and will be immediately turned away.
  • Must be 18 to participate in adult sessions and 13 to 17 years of age for teen sessions.
  • Reservations can be made one day in advance, one appointment per day per customer by calling 575/541-2563 during business hours. Reservations for Mondays will be taken on Fridays. (Same day reservations can be made if space is available.)
  • All activity equipment and supplies will be sanitized between sessions.
  • Showers and lockers will not be available.
  • Aerobics, racquetball courts, and rentals are not being offered at this time. 

Programs and Schedules

Cardio/Weight Room – Effective June 7                    

Monday – Friday 

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Every hour on the hour)

Fee - $1.00 per session


Adult Basketball Session - Effective June 7

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

8 – 10 a.m. 

Fee - $1.00 per session


Adult Pickleball - Effective June 8

Tuesday & Thursday

8 – 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (2 sessions/day)

Fee - $1.00 per session


Adult Volleyball - Effective June 7

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Fee - $1.00 per session


Teen Volleyball - Effective June 7

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

1 – 3 p.m. 

No Fee


Teen Basketball - Effective June 7

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. 

Tuesday & Thursday

1 – 3 p.m.

No Fee


For more information, contact Athletics at 575/541-2563 or email at

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