Adult Athletic Leagues & Programs
The programs below have been developed with the health, wellness, and safety of participants and staff in mind and are aligned with the Governor’s Office and New Mexico Department of Health directives.
Adult participants must be 18 years old to play and will be required to show a photo I.D. to check-in at events.
Daily Drop-In Sport Sessions
Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. offers a variety of “drop-in” adult recreational sport program sessions throughout the week. Participants must be 18 to participate and must check in at the front desk upon arrival. The fee for these programs is $1 per person, per session. There’s a maximum participant limit and participation is on a first come, first served basis. The programs are as follows:
Beginning Pickleball: Monday - 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (based on instructor availability)
Adult Pickleball: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday - 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Tuesday & Thursday - 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Adult Basketball: Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Adult Volleyball: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday - 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday - 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Zumba Gold: Monday & Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Weight Room Access: Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Program/Session dates and times may be modified, changed, or cancelled to accommodate for special events, holidays and/or facility rentals.
Recreational and Competitive Divisions offered in Co-Ed and Women’s. SPACE IS LIMITED and REGISTRATION IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.
Team Fees: $250 (Volleyball), $200 (Basketball)
2023 WINTER INDOOR VOLLEYBALL
Registration — December 12, 2022
Games begin the week of Jan. 3, 2023
2023 SPRING SAND VOLLEYBALL
Registration — March 6
Games begin the week of April 3
2023 FALL SAND VOLLEYBALL
Registration — July 31
Games begin the week of August 28
2023 SUMMER BASKETBALL MINI LEAGUE
4 games Guaranteed
Registration — May 1
Pool play — May 30
Tournament play — June 20
2024 WINTER INDOOR VOLLEYBALL
Registration — December 11, 2023
Games begin January 2024 (dates TBA)
ALL REGISTRATIONS WILL BE HELD ONLINE AND IN-PERSON AT MEERSCHEIDT RECREATION CENTER, 1600 E. HADLEY AVE., LAS CRUCES, N.M., 88001. (575) 541-2563.
Basketball Sports Officiating
Stay fit, be a part of the game, and earn extra income! For more information on how you can become a Sports Official for the City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, please call (575) 541-2563 or email [email protected]