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Posted on: June 23, 2022

"Family Fun Walks" Series

Family Fun Walks Series

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer Family Fun Walks! These 5-kilometer walking events will be on Saturdays during July through September.

This series consists of five 5K walks. These events will offer giveaways, water, and fruit for all participants.

The final walking event in the series on Sept. 3, 2022, will be a special event “color walk.” T-shirts will be provided for finishers of the entire series participating in all five Family Fun Walks!

Music and games will be provided for all walking events. Bring the family for outdoor fun!

Schedule dates:
 July 9, 2022                     Outfall Channel Loop (by Kohl’s).
 July 23, 2022                   Triviz Trail (by Kohl’s).
 Aug. 6, 2022                    Wetlands Trail (Sage Crest Park, 601 Roadrunner Parkway).
 Aug. 20, 2022                  La Llorona Park (3440 W. Picacho Avenue).
 Sept. 3, 2022                   Desert Trail Community Park (3492 Sonora Springs).

Registration for all races starts June 22, 2022. Fee is $2 per person/per walk. Minimum two, maximum five per family unit. Each race is capped at 50 participants. No pets are permitted. Check in for all races begins at 7 a.m.

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department is accepting on-going registration at the Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call Recreation Programs at 575/541-2454.

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