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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Unidad Park Design

Unidad Park Image Map to Locate Features in the Park

Las Cruces has a great virtual opportunity to weigh in for a second time on the rehabilitation of a beloved landmark, Unidad Community Park, 1500 E. Hadley. The City of Las Cruces invites community members to watch an engaging presentation that outlines a...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 26, 2020

2020 Summer Recreation Program Registration

Summer Program Flyer

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Youth Services Section announces the 2020 Summer Recreation Program that will begin on Wednesday, July 15, and runs thru Friday, August 7. The program will be free and includes complimentary breakfast and lunc...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Fourth of July Celebrates our Heroes!

Celebrate our Heroes! (graphic art)

The annual “Electric Light Parade” is going virtual and lights are optional for this parade. The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department announces, “Celebrating our Heroes” Virtual Electric Light Parade. ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 16, 2020

2020 Virtual Music in the Park Series Announced

Music downtown

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Music in the Park Series is going virtual featuring an eclectic mix of performances from local, regional, and nationally recognized artists performing in the 2020 Virtual Music in ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Frenger Pool and Regional Aquatic Center Pool Opening with COVID-19 Limitations

Image of the Aquatics Center

Frenger Pool and the Regional Aquatic Center (RAC) will open with limited access beginning Monday, June 15 as part of the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s Covid-19 phased plan. Frenger Pool will open for lap swimming by reser...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Fourth of July Celebration – A Virtual Twist on Tradition

Fireworks display

The annual City of Las Cruces Fourth of July Celebration will go the way of many public events at this time – canceled spectator and large group events due to the continuing virus pandemic. While the traditional Electric Light Parade and Communi...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Parks & Recreation Moves to Next Phases of Re-Opening Plan

Cartoon Ziggy with back toward you  turning around to look at you

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will continue implementing its phased reopening plan which will extend hours for certain specialty parks and open new public spaces. The first limited reopening under Phase One (Green Phase) has pro...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Parks & Recreation Master Plan is a Commitment to Residents

image of Parks Master Plan Cover

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Master Plan is a commitment to residents and visitors that the City is dedicated to the health and welfare of the community through investment in parks and recreation facilities. The Parks & Recreation Mas...

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Parks and Recreation