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Meerscheidt Recreation Center

Meerscheidt Recreation Center will reopen for specific recreational programming beginning Monday, June 7, 2021. These programs have been developed with the health, wellness, and safety of participants and staff in mind. Community members who are 18 and older can call and reserve a spot to participate in a variety programs scheduled throughout the week to include volleyball, basketball, and pickleball sessions as well as cardio/weight room opportunities. Teens (ages 13 to 17) can call to reserve spots for multiple open gym opportunities in basketball and volleyball. There will be a maximum participant limit per session and reservations are on a first come first served basisFor more information or to reserve a spot for your recreational play please call Meerscheidt Recreation Center at 575/541-2563 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Meerscheidt Recreation Center is a 30,000 square foot facility that houses a variety of recreational amenities for the whole family. Whether its recreational play or fitness classes that you’re seeking, we offer multiple opportunities throughout the day to meet your busy schedule.


  • Billiards tables, foosball, table tennis and board games (always free)
  • Cardio Room
  • League Gym
  • Lockers and showers
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Recreational Gym
  • Weight Room


The facility is equipped with multiple courts ranging from basketball, volleyball, wallyball, and racquetball. Reservations are required. Rentals are subject to availability and must be paid in advance to be reserve.

Daily Fitness Sessions

We offer a variety of adult recreational sessions throughout the day such as aerobics, basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Participants must be 18 to participate and must check in at the front desk upon arrival. The fee for these activities is $1 per person per session. There is a maximum participant limit per session and participation is on a first come first served basis. Sessions are offered Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Open Gym Sessions

Open Gym consists of drop-in, pickup games that are not led or instructed by Parks and Recreation staff. Open gym days/times are scheduled when time is available and will vary in accordance with Athletics Section leagues, special events and programs.

Family Recreation Sessions

We offer several open gym sessions to families throughout the year. Participants 11 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and must be in the gym supervising their child(ren) during this time. This is a free activity.

Teen Programming Sessions

Scheduled for youth ages 12 to 17. All participants will be required to have a Parks and Recreation identification card to participate. Find out how to obtain a card. This is a free activity.

Other Information

For rental information, call 575-541-2563. Note: Schedule and fees are subject to change. Updated facility calendars can be picked up at Meerscheidt Recreation Center.


  1. League Gym Full Court

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  2. Recreation Gym Full Court

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  3. Recreation Gym Half Court

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  4. Sand Volleyball Courts

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