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Posted on: March 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 50 Plus Recreational “Day Tripping” Program Spring Series 2020

Photo of the Geronimo Springs Museum

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer a series of day trips for newcomers and residents of Las Cruces to sites, parks, museums, and events in the surrounding area.

The 50-Plus “Day Tripping” is designed to be a social, fun, and educational outlet for those currently residing in Las Cruces, or people considering the area as a future home. There are so many incredible and interesting attractions just a short jaunt from our wonderful city! Join us as we explore new and interesting places. Day Trips are listed as:

  • Date: April 17, 2020

Location: Truth or Consequences, NM

Depart: 8:30 a.m. Return: 3:30 p.m.

Site: Rio Bravo Fine Art Gallery and Geronimo Springs Museum

Cost: $15 (Plus lunch and Geronimo Springs Museum fees)

  • Date: May 22, 2020

Location: Lordsburg, NM

Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 4 p.m.

Site: Shakespeare Ghost Town

Lunch at Adobe Deli

Cost: $20 plus $7 (Shakespeare Ghost Down Tour fee)

  • Date: June 19, 2020

Location: Cloudcroft, NM

Depart: 8:30 a.m. Return: 3 p.m.

Site: Shops and Galleries

Lunch on your own

Cost: $15 (Plus lunch)

Registration is open. Payments may be made at any of the four registration sites during regular business hours, or at and clicking on the “Online Registration” link.

Registration site locations:

  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.:

8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday

  • Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave.:

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through 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 through Friday

  • Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave.:

7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday

8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday

Available spots will be open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited. No telephone registrations/payments accepted.

For information, call the Recreation Section at 575/541-2454.

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