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City of Alamogordo

RECREATION GUIDE

Spring | Summer 2020

DISCOVER ALL THAT

ALAMOGORDO

Pupfish Baseball Is Back!

Read more on p18

City of Alamogordo - COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT PAGE 1

HAS TO OFFER!


CITY OF ALAMOGORDO | PARK LOCATIONS

Additional City Maps can be found at this link: PAGE 2

http://ci.alamogordo.nm.us/318/GIS -Division


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CONTENTS: CONTENTS / CONTACT US ....................... 3 ALAMEDA PARK ZOO ............................... 4

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CIVIC CENTER .......................................... 5 DESERT LAKES GOLF COURSE ................ 6-7 FAMILY RECREATION CENTER ............... 8-9

CONTACT US:

CAMP COTTONWOOD ............................. 10 CITY COMMISSION M AYOR AT LARGE: R ICHARD B OSS 575-214-0024

Dist 2: Nadia Sikes

575-491-7910

YOUTH & COMMUNITY SPORTS .............. 11 AFRC REGISTRATION & RENTALS ............ 12 AQUATICS / POOL ................................... 13

(Mayor Pro Tem) Dist 1: Jason Baldwin

575-921-1093

Dist 3: Susan Payne

575-491-0211

Dist 4: Joshua Rardin

575-434-0720

Dist 5: Sharon McDonald

575-446-9910

Dist 6: Dustin Wright

575-430-3395

C ITY M ANAGER: B RIAN C ESAR

PARK RESERVATIONS .............................. 14 PUBLIC LIBRARY ...................................... 15 SENIOR CENTER ...................................... 16 SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS ............. 17

575-439-4203

WHITE SANDS PUPFISH SCHEDULE .......... 18

C OMMUNITY S ERVICES D IRECTOR: V ERONICA O RTEGA

KAB & ADVENTURES FOR LIFE ................ 19

575-439-4324

SPECIAL EVENTS ..................................... 20 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD STEPHEN ENSMINGER CHAIRMAN DR. Johnny Walker Vice Chairman Lori Adam Dale Lindley Colleen Moon Rita ‘Moyra’ Robuck Thomas L Knox

The City of Alamogordo reserves the right to make changes to the information contained in this brochure (including pricing and facility hours) after printing.

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OPEN DAILY 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CLOSED: CHRISTMAS DAY & NEW YEAR’S DAY

HEY! Could you get off my back?!

Alameda Park Zoo https://ci.alamogordo.nm.us/477/Alameda -Park-Zoo Stroll through acres of beautiful parkland featuring wild animal exhibits from around the world including the endangered Mexican Grey Wolf, mischievous Capuchin monkeys and our Walk-Through Aviary. We also offer an Education Center, picnic area, playground and gift shop. Alameda Park Zoo is available for day time and after hour seasonal rentals For more information, please call 439 -4290.

Admission Age 4 and Under Ages 5 - 12 Ages 13-59 60+ and Military School Field Trips (Teachers &Students)

Free $2.50 $4.00 $2.50 $1.00

Annual Passes Family

(Parents & Dependent Children or Grandparents & Grandchildren )

Individual

$30

Individual Senior & Military

$20

Organization

$100

Watch for our special FREE admission days: • • • • • • •

Earth Day - Last Saturday in Apr (Free admission for Butterfly Release) Mother’s Day - 2nd Sunday in May (Free for mothers) Father’s Day - 3rd Sunday in June (Free for fathers) Grandparents - 1st Sunday after Labor Day (Free for Grandparents) Fire Prevention Week - Oct 4th-10th (Free to First Responders) Zoo Boo - Last Saturday in Oct (Free to All During Event) Veteran’s Day - Nov. 11th (Free to Veterans & Active Duty Military)

COME SEE YOUR FAVORITE ZOO FRIENDS!! PAGE 4

$50


SGT WILLIE ESTRADA MEMORIAL CIVIC CENTER   

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Meetings Seminars Conventions

Trade Expositions Concerts Weddings

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Receptions Reunions Birthdays

Quinceañeras Bar or Bat Mitzvahs and more…

The #1 provider in the Alamogordo area for events! Public, private, business, educational, social & cultural. 800 East 1st Street | 575 -439-4159

Civic Center Fees

Conference Rooms

Rentals may require additional conditions such as: Security Guards, Liability Insurance, etc.

Private Functions/For Profit (Wedding receptions, family reunions, birthdays, class reunions, etc.)

Auditorium

$400.00

Deposit

$100.00*

(Deposit goes toward cost of the Auditorium)

With Auditorium: $20.00 per conference room Stand Alone - $50.00 per conference room

Deposit required -$30.00

Liquor Services 1-200 guests 201-300 guests 301-400 guests

Government/Non-Profit

$120.00 $180.00 $240.00

Custodial Fee

For government use only or for non-profit organizations; must provide tax exempt status number.

To have Civic Center Staff clean after an event $200.00

Auditorium

$150.00

Deposit

$100.00

To have items hung from the Ceiling $125.00

(Deposit goes toward cost of the Auditorium)

Kitchen Fees (which includes Ice) With Auditorium

$100.00

Kitchen Only

$100.00

Deposit Required

$50.00

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Call us today for additional rental information and/or to check facility availability.

Decorating Fee

Stage Fee 2 sections 3-7 sections After 7 sections

$0.00 $50.00 $5.00 per section

AMENITIES INCLUDE: Audio/Visual Equipment, Stage (adjustable height), Tables & Chairs, Marquee Sign, Free Wifi


DESERT LAKES

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Please contact the golf shop for tee times and league information: 575-437-0290 www.desertlakesgolf.com | Email: contact@desertlakesgolf.com

ENJOY YEAR-ROUND GOLF — AT A QUALITY PUBLIC FACILITY LOCATED AT THE BASE OF THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAIN RANGE WITH SUMMER HIGHS IN THE 90’S AND MODERATE WINTER TEMPERATURES.

The Course

features four sets of tees catering to all levels of play. The front nine is a tree lined,

parkland-style layout while the back ‘desert nine’ is cut out of the southern New Mexico desert—both nines feature large greens with subtle undulations which makes for a unique coupling of contrast and consistency. Numerous water hazards come into play on eleven of the eighteen holes. All together, Desert Lakes is a challenging yet interesting and fun course for all levels of golfers.

19TH HOLE GRILL BAR

INSIDE THE ROPES The course is an ideal host for all types of golfing events. Specializing in tournaments & outings, featuring a full service golf shop, expert club repair & club fitting as well as an award winning instruction program utilizing our staff of PGA Professionals.

TEE TIME POLICY: In-Person and Phone Reservations: May be booked 7 days in advance at: 2351 Hamilton Rd. | 575-437-0290 Online Reservations: May be booked 14 days in advance at: www.desertlakesgolf.com

Breakfast, lunch and dinner – the 19th Hole offers some of the best full service dining in Otero County. Patio dining available with amazing golf course and mountain views. It’s the perfect place to get a great meal. O NE OF THE MOST POPULAR PLACES I N TOWN ! Perfect venue for luncheons, banquets, reunions, weddings, meetings...

GRANT DALPES

MAC BLEVINS Superintendent

PGA General Manager

mblevins@ci.alamogordo.nm.us

glgolf@beyondbb.com

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(OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)


GOLF COURSE LEAGUES AND PROGRAMS

FEES GREEN FEES: 9 Hole - Adult 9 Hole - Junior

$12.00 + tax $5.00 + tax 9 Hole - Senior $11.00 + tax 18 Hole - Adult $24.00+ tax 18 Hole - Junior $10.00 + tax 18 Hole - Senior $22.00+ tax Fee rates are good seven days a week. Ask for our Active Military rates.

LEAGUES - Every night of the week!  Monday - Monday Night Golf Duels  Tuesday - AWGA A.M. and P.M. groups  Wednesday - Business League  Thursday - 6 after 6  Saturday - The Crew-Open Skins & Net Game  Sunday - Quota Game  Active Men’s & Women’s Golf Associations All leagues listed above are open to the public. Some leagues require a USGA Handicap.

PLAYERS CLUB & AWARDS PROGRAM Program Fee $99 + tax

Program Includes:    

ANNUAL PASS FEES: Adult Couples

$950.00 + tax $1,420.00 + tax

Seniors receive a 10% discount on Annual Passes SEASONAL PASS FEES: April—September $475.00 + tax October—March $475.00 + tax CARTS: 9 Holes 18 Holes

$13.00 + tax $26.00 + tax

RENTAL CLUBS:

$15.00 + tax

RANGE BALLS: Small Large X-Large

$4.75 + tax $6.75 + tax $8.75 + tax

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6 - 9 hole green fees ($76 value) or 6 - 9 hole carts ($76 value) $60 range key ($60 value) 10% off on non-sale merchandise 10% discount on green fees & carts Shop credit can be used for green fees

-P L U SEarn & redeem award points for green fees, carts, range, merchandise, food & beverages. Immediate savings, year-long discounts and awards points! SAVE HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS!

LEARNING PROGRAMS FOR ALL LEVELS • Private Lessons • Group Lessons • Individualized Pro• Clinics -P L U SThe Award Winning Desert Lakes Junior Golf Program! *Ask about our special discounts for seniors age 60 or older as well as for juniors when booking.


AL AMOGO RDO

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC)

is here for all of your recreational needs, offering a variety of services and activities. In one stop, you can enjoy a swim, get in a workout, shoot some hoops, register your child for a fun activity (e.g., soccer, basketball, swimming lessons…), book a birthday party at AFRC or one of our local parks for a family get-together and so much more! Register for programs and activities online at:

https://tiny.cc/AlamogordoRecreation

HOLIDAY HOURS

FACILITY AGE RESTRICTIONS

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Youth: 17 years & under

Memorial Day

5/25/2020

Adult: 18 - 54 years

Independence Day (observed) 7/03/2020

Senior: 55 years & over

Labor Day

• Full Facility Use — Children under the age of 10

9/07/2020

FACILITY CLOSURES Veterans Day

11/11/2020

Thanksgiving

11/26-27/2020

Christmas

12/25/2020

New Year’s

1/01/2021

MLK Day

1/18/2021

Presidents’ Day

2/15/2021

(Dates/Hours are subject to change) PAGE 8

must be accompanied by an adult at all times when using the facility. • Pool Use — Children 6 years & under must

be accompanied by an adult in the water and remain within arms reach at all times. • Locker Room Use — Children 6 years & over must

use same gender locker room.


FA MILY R ECR EATION CENTER SUMMER HOURS May 26, 2020– August 8, 2020 MON—FRI 6:00 am-6:30 pm SATURDAY 12:00 pm—5:00 p.m. SUNDAY 12:00 pm—5:00 p.m.

FALL/WNTR/SPR HOURS August 9, 2020 - May 31, 2021 MON—FRI 6:00 am-6:30 pm SATURDAY 12:00 pm-5:00 pm SUNDAY CLOSED (Dates/Hours are subject to change)

Facility Use Fees Daily

$3.00

10 Visit Pass

$21.00

30 Visit Pass

$54.00

FACILITY AMENITIES

POOL: Public Swim - All Ages Daily—Public Swim $3.00 10 Visit Pass

$21.00

30 Visit Pass

$54.00

POOL: Lap Swim & Aqua Exercise (Lap swim sessions are Adults & Seniors only)

Senior

Adult

Daily

$4.00

$4.00

10 Visit Pass

$28.00

$32.00

30 Visit Pass

$60.00

$72.00

FULL FACILITY— Pool & Gym

Indoor Gymnasium • 7,000-square feet gym hosting a variety of sports and activities—basketball, volleyball, soccer, dances, movies and more! Outdoor Pool and Splash Pad • 50 meter by 25 yard pool hosting a variety of aquatic activities—public swim, lap swim, lessons, exercise classes, events and more! Locker Rooms & Showers • Lockers are available for free daily use or for rent on a monthly, seasonal and annual basis. • Patrons provide their own locks which must be removed each day unless renting a locker.

LOCKER ROOM: Lockers & Showers

Shower Only

$2.00

Locker - Monthly

$6.00

Locker—Seasonal 1

$15.00

Youth & Senior

Adult

Daily

$8.00

$8.00

10 Visit Pass

$56.00

$64.00

Locker—Seasonal 2

$30.00

30 Visit Pass

$120.00

$144.00

Locker—Annual

$50.00

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CAMP COTTONWOOD Children will enjoy a variety of fun recreational & educational activities including games, crafts, nature hikes, sports, movies, swimming, weekly field trips and more. Guaranteed to keep summer boredom at bay while kids take part in new experiences, build friendships & create lasting childhood memories! Campers will receive a summer T-shirt! Children are placed in groups based on their age and supervised by trained, adult staff. Summer breakfast & lunch programs are provided by Alamogordo Public Schools. Note: Days with no summer breakfast/lunch program to be announced at a later date. Children must bring their own lunch on these days.

JUNE 1 – AUG 5 | MON – FRI*, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm | *3 DAY WEEK PROGRAM (WEEK 5) (No camp: Thurs 7/2, Fri 7/3) | AGES: 6-12 years

Week

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5* Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9

Days/Dates

M – F/June 1 – 5 M – F/June 8 – 12 M – F/June 15 – 19 M – F/June 22 – 26 M – W/June 29 – July 1 (NO Camp Thu-Fri) M – F/July 6 – 10 M – F/July 13 – 17 M – F/July 20 – 24 M – F/July 27 – 31

Fee

$85 $85 $85 $85 $51

$85 $85 $85 $85

Field Trip Fees – are not included in the registration fees above. They will be posted and collected separately by staff.

AFTER SCHOOL FRIENZY (ASF)- AUGUST 10, 2020 - MAY 21, 2021 Children create lasting friendships and memories in a fun, safe environment! They will enjoy a variety of activities including arts and crafts, fitness/sports, games, movies and more! Our trained staff closely supervise activities at all times, providing a safe setting in which children are able to grow and explore! Snack is provided. Transportation provided from most APS Schools. • • •

Registration continues until program is full Transportation provided from some schools - Call AFRC for list. Days: Monday - Friday | Time: Afterschool - 6:00 pm Grades: Kindergarten - 5th | Base Fee: $40.00**

• (Weekly fees vary based on provision of full or half day care on school release days) •

School Break Camps (Separate from ASF. Registration continues

until full, payment is due at time of registration)

*Weekly fees vary based on provision of full or half day care on school release days Registration: July 22, 2020 at 8:00 am** **Registration continues until program is full. PAGE 10


AFRC - SPORTS PROGRAMS & ORGANIZATIONS Summer Sports Camps 2020 Soccer Camp - An instructional camp for boys and girls that will teach participants essential soccer skills and techniques through fun games and activities.

Girls Basketball Camp -

Volleyball Camp - An exciting intro to Volleyball for boys and girls that will teach Participants will learn basic volleyball skills and techniques

Tennis Camp- A fun,

A fun, all-girls basketball camp instructional program for boys that will focus on the

and girls with an emphasis on

development of fundamental

learning and developing

skills for becoming a better

fundamental skills through a

basketball player.

variety of drills, activities and games

FALL SEASON

SPRING SEASON

Aug - Nov 2020

Feb - May 2021

For more info, please contact OCYSL (Otero County Youth Soccer League) at oterocounty.nmysalive.net or on Facebook!

COMMUNITY SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS The following organizations work with the Community Services Department to better serve the citizens of Alamogordo. For further information, please contact:

Rio Grande Soaring Association (Hang Gliding & Paragliding) 575-541-5744 rnhastings@zianet.com

Aqua Shocks Swim Club 575-415-7773/575-434-1184 Lenny Miller lennymiller@q.com

Alamogordo Girls Fast-Pitch League 505-652-9848

Rotary Little League Lori Lamb 575-442-3041

Alamogordo USSSA Adult Softball 575-921-9262

Alamogordo Tennis Association alamotennis@gmail.com

Otero County Youth Football League ocyfl@live.com

Otero County Youth Soccer League (OCYSL & AFRC) oterocounty.nmysalive.net

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ALAMOGORDO FAMILY REC CENTER ACTIVITY REGISTRATION INFORMATION

All registrations are on a first-come first-served basis. All registrations must be made at AFRC or online prior to participation in an activity. Instructors are not able to take money or registrations. All participants must sign a liability waiver. Anyone under 18 must have a parent/legal guardian sign a consent form and liability waiver. Registration in an activity does not guarantee a place in future activities. It is the responsibility of the patron to attend scheduled classes, we are not able to provide refunds for missed classes. Activity scholarships are available for children of qualified families in need.

ACTIVITY WITHDRAWALS/REFUNDS Requests for an activity withdrawal/refund must be made one week prior to the start of the activity to receive a refund. Exceptions will be made for an injury/illness (a Doctor’s note may be required). There is a $10.00 administrative fee per participant for a withdrawal/refund unless the activity is cancelled by AFRC.

ACTIVITY TRANSFER Requests for an activity transfer must be made one week prior to the start of the activity. Transfers will be accommodated as long as there is space available in the activity. An administrative fee is not generally charged for transfers. However, AFRC reserved the right to charge a $10.00 administrative fee if multiple transfers are requested (over 3).

ACTIVITY MINIMUM/MAXIMUM If the minimum number of participants for an activity is not met three days prior to the first day of the activity, the activity will be cancelled, participants will be notified and provided refunds.

Online Registration available at: http://tiny.cc/AlamogordoRecreation

FACILITY RENTALS M EE TING R O OM R ENTALS Available for meetings, trainings, events and/or classes. A projector and screen are available upon request.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Monday-Friday Saturday

7:00 am - 6:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

2 hour period

$51.00

B I RTHD AY P ARTY P AC KAGES Swim, Gym and/or Movie Parties Available 2-HOUR Package: $185.00

(Additional time: $25.00 per hour) Geared toward ages 5-12 years. Package includes table covers, goodie bags, plates, cups, napkins and the appropriate facility passes for up to 20 people.

(Additional people: $3.00 per person)

P RIVATE G Y M R ENTALS Monday-Friday Saturday

P RIVATE P OOL R ENTALS

7:00 am - 6:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Saturday Call AFRC for hours * Rental dependent on staff availability

R ENTAL F EES

R ENTAL F EES

Two Hours, 1-50 people

$56.00

Two Hours, 1-60 people

Each Additional Hour

$30.00

Each Additional Hour

$72.00

Each Additional 50 people

$50.00

Each Additional 40 people

$72.00

$214.00

POOL HOURS Lap Swim

Mon-Fri, 6:00am - 7:30am; Mon-Fri, 11:00am-12:30pm

Public Swim

Mon/Wed/Fri 4:30pm-6:30pm; Tue/Thu/Sun CLOSED; Saturday 1:00pm -5:30pm Hours vary from Spring to Summer. Check AFRC web page or call AFRC for Hours.

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AFRC - POOL & AQUATIC ACTIVITIES Aquatic activities include: lap swim (adults only), public swim, aqua-exercise classes, swim lessons, aquatic training, and private rentals.

FREE Swim Days: May 25, July 4 & September 7.

SWIM LESSON LEVELS & TRAINING PROGRAMS Parent/Tot: (6 months -2 years) Parent participates with child, learn how to safely work with your child in the water on basic skills. Lesson Levels: Children participate independently, the same skills are taught at the preschool and youth levels. They have been separated due to their differing physical & learning development stages and safety considerations. Preschool Levels: (3-6 years) / Youth Levels: (6 years & up) • Preschool 1/Level 1 - Intro to water, basic skills fully supported (entry/exit, floats, kick, submerging) plus water safety. • Preschool 2/Level 2 - Building skills from previous level, reduced support, increased independence plus water safety. • Preschool 3/Level 3 - Building skills from previous level, swim independently (front/back), stroke development plus water safety. • Level 4: (7 years & up) - Building skills from previous level, stroke improvement (front/back), intro MEETING ROOM RENTALS to breast stroke & sidestroke, increase endurance plus water safety. Advanced Swim Program: (12 & up) - Stroke development/stroke refinement, increasing endurance, intro to turns and more. JR Lifeguard Training: (14-17 years) - Intro to lifeguarding skills and responsibilities. Swim Instr Training: (16 & up) - Certification program. Lifeguard Training: (16 & up) - Certification program.

AFRC is committed to providing a variety of aquatic activities & events—lap swim, public swim, swim lessons, aqua-exercise classes, private rentals and more. Please contact us if you have any questions or requests - afrc@ci.alamogordo.nm.us or 575-439-4142. The pool’s operating season is anticipated to be an eight month season—open from early spring until late fall. A pool schedule will be available on the City’s website ci.alamogordo.nm.us -and will be updated when appropriate. Note, the pool schedule is subject to change due to weather, staffing and/or maintenance issues. To verify pool hours please give us a call.

SAFETY RULES!!! Age Restrictions • Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times . • Children 6 years and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water, remain within arms reach at all times and maintain a safety ratio of 1 adult / 2 youth. Deep End Swim Test • All youth (ages 17 & under) are required to take and pass a annual swim test before they are allowed to swim in the deep end of the pool. • Children that do not pass the first time may take the test again at another time if desired.

S WIM LESSONS & TRAINING PROGRAMS SWIM LESSON SESSION FEE: $40.00 TRAINING SESSION FEE: VARIES

DATES Spring Session Summer Session 1

Mon-Thu

6/1-6/11

Summer Session 2

Mon-Thu

6/15-6/25

Summer Session 3

Mon-Thu

7/6-7/16

Mon-Thu

7/20-7/30

Summer Session 4

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4/27-5/22 Meets 2 days week

Adv Swim Training

TBD

Lifeguard Training

May-TBD

Jr Lifeguard Training

July-TBD


PARK RESERVATIONS

Alamogordo has a well established park system available for public use daily. For those that wish to hold an event or activity within the park system (e.g., party, tournament), there are designated park facilities and areas that may be reserved for a fee. A park reservation provides the individual or organization ‘priority use’ of the designated area, those without a reservation will be asked to relocate to a different park area or site.

SPECIAL EVENT RESERVATIONS • • •

Processed at the Civic Center Must be made at least 30 days in advance Special event fees vary based on type of event and number of participants/attendees — please call for further information.

Permits are required for: amplifiers, vendors, large groups, special events, bounce house/ inflatables, and tournaments. Keep in mind that fireworks, glass containers, overnight parking, camping, alcoholic beverages, horses/horseback riding, and motorized vehicles are prohibited.

BALLFIELD FEES Tournament Admin Fee (per day) Ballfield Rental Fee (per day) Ballfield Light Fee (per hour)

$18.00 $20.00 $11.00

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PARK & BALLFIELD RESERVATIONS • • •

Processed at the Recreation Center Must be made at least 7 days in advance Only full day prices are listed, some park facilities have other fee options - please call for additional info

PARK FEES Alameda Park South or North

$36.00

Alameda Pavilion or Park Gazebo

$45.00

Desert Foothills Pavilion

$45.00

Garden Center Gazebo

$45.00

Griggs Playfield Pavilion or South Pavilion

$45.00

Hooser Playfield Pavilion

$45.00

Kids’ Zone Pavilion South or North

$45.00

Washington Park Pavilion North, South ,

$45.00

West or Stage Washington Park Skate Park

$38.00

Electricity/Power Pole (per pole)

$19.00

Washington Futsal Court (per day)

$20.00*

* COMING SOON https://ci.alamogordo.nm.us/231/Family-Recreation-Center


ALAMOGORDO PUBLIC LIBRARY

LIBRARY CARD 920 Oregon Avenue | 575 -439-4140

www.alamogordolibrary.com MON-THU 10:00 am– 8:00 pm FRI 10:00 am– 5:00 pm SAT 11:00 am—5:00 pm | SUN Closed CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

SUMMER READING 2020

Valid photo ID & proof of address needed to sign up for a card. Bring a parent/guardian if under 18. Please call 575-439-4140 for more information.

CHILDREN’S SERVICES: The Children’s Room offers a selection of classic and contemporary children’s books suitable for children of all ages, beginning as young as infants! Materials & kits for home schoolers!

Registration begins in the last day of school and the program runs all of June & July!

OUR LIBRARY’S COLLECTION • Over 100,000 volumes of Fiction & Non-Fiction books, including the latest best sellers

• German & Spanish language collections

ONGOING CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS: • Preschool Programs Monday & Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am • Tweens (Grades 4 - 7) Last Tuesday of each month 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm • Teen Café (Grades 8 –12) Last Thursday of each month 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm • Builder’s Club First Saturday of each month 12:00 pm.-2:00 pm

REFERENCE SERVICES: 575-439-4148

• Large type books • Audio books offered in a variety of formats • DVDs and Music CDs as well as downloadable & streaming music

• Heritage Quest online genealogy database & genealogy print collection

• Online Periodical & Reference Databases • Southwest & Local History collection

• Local newspaper on microfilm back to 1899 • Mango language learning online database • Downloadable audio book & E-book collections available for many devices

Access the library’s catalog from our website!

www.alamogordolibrary.com PAGE 15

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Public computers with Internet access  Printing and Mobile Print available for a nominal fee Free Wi-Fi Internet Free introductory computer classes Extensive print & digital reference collection Exam proctoring services Fun, educational adult programs Adult Summer Reading program

OTHER SERVICES • • •

Homebound Book Delivery Program Interlibrary Loan Tours for groups of all ages


ALAMO SENIOR CENTER

FACILITY HOURS: Monday - Friday | 8AM - 5PM

Alamo Senior Center offers

arts & crafts, bingo, bridge, billiards, field trips, lapidary, music, quilting,

silversmithing, table tennis, and more for your enjoyment. Our health and wellness activities include: balance, belly dancing, body toning, chair exercise, gentle stretching, line dance, square dance, strength training, walk aerobics, walking, yoga, Zumba, and more. Some of the things we encourage people to learn are: Alzheimer’s Assoc. Savvy

Caregiver, AARP Driver Safety Program, Computer/ Internet Access/Free Wi -Fi,

Support Groups,

United Healthcare/Humana Presentations, Aetna & Molina.

MEALS ON WHEELS: •

FIELD TRIPS

TRANSPORTATION

Meals delivered Mon - Fri, 11 am—1 pm,

• Museums and Area interests

• Morning pick up times: 8:00 am & 9:45

for those who qualify

• Hondo Iris Farm

CONGREGATE MEALS: •

Lunch served Mon - Fri, 11:15 am - 1 pm

Suggested donation of $2.50

Live Dining Room entertainment & socialization from 9 - 11 am

• Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino • Las Cruces Holiday Shopping

am

• Afternoon drop-off times: 12:30 & 2:30 pm (Mon/Wed) & 3:00 pm (Tue/Thur/Fri)

• Occasional overnight, out-of-town • Dr. Appointments (with sufficient notice) trips

• Shopping (Walmart, Albertsons & Lowes Grocery)

2201 Puerto Rico Ave. Alamogordo, NM 575-439-4150 Suggested Annual $10 Registration Donation PAGE 16


SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS What is the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)? RSVP encourages Otero County residents age 55 and older to use their time, talents and life-long experience to improve our community’s critical needs. Volunteers can choose from over 70 work sites throughout Otero County, with a multitude of job opportunities and the choice of how much time to donate. The purpose of RSVP is to respond to the unmet human, educational,

environmental and public safety needs of our community through non-profit, faith-based and governmental organizations. A primary part of our mission is to educate our community on the valuable services that RSVP provides and to give our volunteers the recognition they so richly deserve. Along with the satisfaction of helping our community, volunteers receive many benefits such as supplemental insurance and mileage reimbursement. RSVP EXAMPLES : Volunteers mentor and tutor all ages (some with Bi -lingual capabilities), help the community recover from natural disasters, serve as museum tour guides and deliver meals to seniors who are homebound.

What is the Senior Companion Program (SCP)? The SCP mission is to encourage Otero County senior citizens aged 55 and older to serve as senior companion volunteers for our homebound and frail elderly. SCP volunteers will work with homebound clients to enable them to maintain their independence in their own homes longer and to have a better quality of life. Our program office staff will provide the training, encouragement

and support that the senior companion volunteers need in order to carry out program duties and achieve their own personal goals.

What is the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)? The FGP mission is to encourage Otero County senior citizens aged 55 and older to serve in our local classrooms as foster grandparents tutors and mentors to students who need one-on-one help with academic and social skills. Volunteers will develop a supportive

intergenerational relationship that will enable these students to achieve their educational and personal goals. The program office staff will provide the training, encouragement and support that the volunteers need in order to carry out their program duties and to achieve their own personal goals. The strength of our community is our volunteer’s involvement, love and care for our community. PAGE 17

https://ci.alamogordo.nm.us/262/Senior-Volunteer-Programs


WHITE SANDS PUPFISH - 2020 May - Home Games

Griggs Sports Complex, 3000 N Florida Ave | 575-439-4279

May 28th, 29th & 30th @ 6:30PM - Ruidoso Osos May 31st @ 2:00PM - Ruidoso Osos

June - Home Games June 1st, 2nd, 14th, 28th & 30th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Roswell Invaders June 3rd & 4th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Trinidad Triggers June 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th @ 7:00PM - WS Pupfish vs Tucson Saguaros June 7th @ 2:00PM - WS Pupfish vs Ruidoso Osos June 8th, 9th, 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Ruidoso Osos June 10th, 11th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Tucson Saguaros June 15th & 16th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Santa Fe Fuego June 17th & 18th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Alpine Cowboys June 24th & 25th @ 6:05PM - WS Pupfish vs Santa Fe Fuego June 29th @ 7:00PM - WS Pupfish vs Roswell Invaders

July - Home Games July 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th @ 6:05PM - WS Pupfish vs Santa Fe Fuego July 5th & 6th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Tucson Saguaros July 7th, 9th, 11th & 20th @ 7:00PM - WS Pupfish vs Roswell Invaders July 8th, 10th & 30th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Roswell Invaders July 12th ALL Star Game July 13th, 14th 15th, 16th & 31st @ 7:00PM - WS Pupfish vs Tucson Saguaros July 17th & 18th @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Alpine Cowboys July 19th & 21st @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Ruidoso Osos July 23rd @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Ruidoso Osos July 22nd @ 6:30PM - WS Pupfish vs Trinidad Triggers July 24th, 25th & 27th @ 6:35PM - WS Pupfish vs Garden City Wind July 26th @ 1:35PM - WS Pupfish vs Garden City Wind July 29th @ 6:35PM - WS Pupfish vs Tucson Saguaros

August - Home Games August 1st @ 7:00PM - WS Pupfish vs Tucson Saguaros PAGE 18

www.whitesandspupfish.com


#KeepAlamogordoBeautiful MISSION: The mission of Keep Alamogordo Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Incorporated, is to serve the citizens of Alamogordo, by developing and implementing effective public education and community improvement programs.

FOCUS AREAS INCLUDE: •

Beautification

National Good Standing

Education

Recycling

Graffiti Removal

Weed Eradication

Litter Eradication

Youth Employment

Marketing/Promotional

For more information on Keep Alamogordo Beautiful (KAB) programs, volunteer opportunities, and more, please contact the Program Coordinator at 575 -4394250 or visit our webpage. Thank you for your support!

http://tiny.cc/BeautifulAlamogordo

“My Yard Project” The vision for the My Yard Project is to find yards in Alamogordo that are in great condition and recognize the owners for their effort in Keeping Alamogordo Beautiful! If you would like to nominate yourself or any of your neighbors, please visit the Keep Alamogordo Beautiful web page and click on the nomination form.

COMING SOON!!! OUTDOOR FUTSAL COURT What is Futsal? Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced game that mirrors soccer but can be played on an indoor or outdoor court. Futsal is played with 5 to 6 players per side, the court is much smaller and the ball is heavier.

Why Futsal? Futsal creates an environment conducive to learning where players are able to improve their decision making skills, provides the players with more ball touches, and the opportunity to score more goals.

Futsal encourages regaining control of the ball and

maximizes the active participation, minimizing the inactivity of the players.

Groundbreaking this PAGE 1919 PAGE

spring in Washington Park!


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City of Alamogordo Recreation Guide Spring/Summer 2020  

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