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Posted on: July 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Teen Connection 2022-2023 Program Registration

Teen Connection Program 2

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department Teen Connection program will begin its After School registration on Monday, July 11, 2022.

The program is free, and limited spaces are available and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. The program start date is Thursday, July 21, 2022 and will serve students from Sixth to 12th grades.

The program is at the Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave. Program hours of operation will be 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and will follow the Las Cruces Public Schools calendar.

Programming will consist of academic assistance, a nutritional component in partnership with Families and Youth Incorporated, various recreational and creative activities, guest speakers, and age-appropriate enrichment opportunities, in a safe and helpful environment. Special events for teens will be scheduled throughout the school year to provide all community youth an opportunity to attend.

Pick up from program is the responsibility of the parent or guardian.

You can register online at, click on the online registration link. Registration also will be at the following locations during regular business hours:

  • Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
  • Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • A. Fielder Memorial Safe Haven, 906 N. Tornillo St., noon to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Participants that register will be provided program information prior to first day of program.

For information, call Teen Connection at 575/528-4235, or the Parks & Recreation Department at 575/541-2550.

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