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Group Bike Riding Program 2017

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department’s Group Bike Riding Program is held from 9:30 – 11 a.m. every Friday and meets at various locations throughout the City. The program is for residents who want to start bicycling for exercise or return to riding. It is intended for the 50 plus community, but anyone 18 and older is welcome to participate.

Each ride has a set distance and designation ranging from 10 - 20 miles at 12-15 m.p.h. Rides may be cancelled due to weather. Routes are local, utilizing city bike paths and roads. Participants are required to provide their own bikes, helmets, patch kits, water, snacks, and other items needed for each excursion. Bikes with multiple gears (road and hybrid) are strongly recommended. Cost per outing is $2 per participant and $1 for seniors 60 years of age and older.

Registration for the Group Bike Riding Program is ongoing at the following locations during regular business hours:

  • Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
  • Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave.8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday
  • Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave.7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, noon – 7:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

For more information, call Recreation Programs at 575/541-2455.