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Meerscheidt Recreation Center

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. 

Community members who are 18 and older can participate in a variety programs scheduled throughout the week which include volleyball, basketball, and pickleball sessions, as well as cardio/weight room opportunities. There are maximum participant limits per session and all is first come, first served. 

Teens (ages 12 to 17) are required to obtain a Parks & Recreation I.D. Card to access open gym recreation and leisure in the facility. Youth ages 11 and under always require parent/guardian supervision while in the facility. Open gym recreation includes indoor and outdoor amenities such as basketball, volleyball, billiards, foosball, cornhole, and ping pong.

For more information on recreational play at Meerscheidt Recreation Center please call 575/541-2563 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday.


  • 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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