After School Program

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2021/2022 After School Program Lottery Registration


The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will accept After School Program lottery registration beginning Wednesday, July 14, and will continue until Saturday, July 24. Cost per semester is $400. Registration for the After School Program will be determined by lottery selection at our sites due to capacity limits and COVID-19 safe practice guidelines. The participants selected will be notified by email or text message, and the winning lottery numbers will be posted at The initial $200 payment must be made between Tuesday, July 27 – Sunday, August 1 online or at registration locations, during regular business hours or at

You can register online at (click on the online registration link), or at the following locations during regular business hours:

•  Parks & Recreation Administration Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

•  Frank O'Brien Papen Community Center, 304 Bell Ave. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

•  Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

*PROGRAM LOCATIONS: (Subject to LCPS approval)

•  Alameda Elementary

•  Cesar Chavez/Sunrise Elementary

•  Hermosa Heights Elementary

•  Highland Elementary

•  Fairacres Elementary

•  Mesilla Park Elementary

•  Monte Vista Elementary     


•  Fall Session: August 9 – December 16, 2021

•  Spring Session: January 10 – May 24, 2022                   

*PROGRAM HOURS:                                     

•  Monday through Friday, 2:30 pm -5:30 pm


•  $400/semester ($200 due at time of registration.) Second Payment of $200 is October 8 (Fall Semester) and March 15 (Spring Semester)         


•  Kindergarten – 5th  (Participants must attend school where program is being offered)

Registration forms can be completed at registration locations. Payment will be due at time of selection online at and click on the online registration link or at any of the registration locations listed.

Any unpaid spots will be opened to the public beginning Monday, August 2, on a first come, first serve basis at the above locations.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Administrative office at 575/541-2550.

  • Alameda Elementary
    1325 N Alameda Boulevard
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
  • Cesar Chavez/Sunrise Elementary
    5250 Holman Road
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
  • Fairacres Elementary
    4501 West Picacho Avenue
    Las Cruces, NM 88007
  • Mesilla Park Elementary
    955 W Union
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
  • Hermosa Heights Elementary
    1655 E Amador Avenue
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
  • Highland Elementary
    4201 Emerald Street
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
  • Monte Vista Elementary
    4915 Peachtree Hills Road
    Las Cruces, NM 88012