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Posted on: July 8, 2020

2020 Summer Recreation Program Participants Selected

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The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department’s Summer Recreation Program lottery draw has selected the individuals who registered for the program and can be located at, http://las-cruces.org/1906/Summer-Recreation-Program.These are t...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2020

State Re-enacts Certain Public Health Restrictions

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday announced a new public health emergency order re-enacting emergency public health restrictions on high-contact indoor environments where face-coverings are not worn in order to slow the rising spread of COVID-19 acros...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Las Cruces City Council Set to Move Forward on East Mesa Recreation Complex Master Plan

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In a Work Session this afternoon, Monday, July 13, City Council discussed the options for the East Mesa Recreation Complex Master Plan and agreed to move forward with the preferred plan.

The plan is a combination of the two options that garnered the highes...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Is Summer Heat Affecting You?

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Running barefoot from scorching asphalt to cool grass in the summertime exemplifies how cityscapes tend to get much warmer than green spaces, but summer heat can be dangerous, too. The City of Las Cruces Sustainability office wants to learn how higher tem...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 26, 2020

2020 Summer Recreation Program Registration

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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 16, 2020

2020 Virtual Music in the Park Series Announced

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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: July 29, 2019

Parks & Recreation Master Plan is a Commitment to Residents

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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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