The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Youth Services Section will offer teen study services beginning Monday, September 14 through the Teen Connection Program. The study center will provide students in grades 6 – 12 (ages 12 and up) a safe, structured, and quiet space to get assistance while they are in the remote learning phase of the school year.

The half-day programs will be offered at the Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. The program and activities will follow the Governor’s guidelines on social distancing. Face coverings must be worn during the program and hand washing stations will be provided. There will be morning and afternoon sessions that will include, ten study sessions available to choose from. Space will be limited as we will allow only 20 participants per session.

*Registration will be extended until all slots are filled

Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 4 thru Thursday, September 10. There are two options for registering your child – online lottery registration or a drive-thru lottery registration:

Online Registration: Friday, September 4 – Thursday, September 10, 5:30 p.m.

 

Drive-Thru Registration: Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday September 10

 

    • Meerscheidt Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Fielder Memorial Safe Haven, 906 N. Tornillo St. 4 – 5:30 p.m.
    • Frank O’Brien Papen Center, 304 W. Bell St. 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Selection for the Teen Study Center is determined by random lottery selection only. Participants who are selected for a session will be notified on Friday, September 11 by email or text message.

Below are the session times. Participants may put in their top five choices for sessions; registration for sessions will depend on demand and space availability as we currently are limited to 20 registrants per session. More sessions may be allowed depending on availability.

Monday
AM Session: 8 a.m. – noon;
PM Session 1 – 5 pm

Tuesday
AM Session: 8 a.m. – noon;
PM Session 1 – 5 p.m.

Wednesday   AM Session: 8 a.m. – noon;
PM Session 1 – 5 p.m.

Thursday
AM Session: 8 a.m. to noon;
PM Session 1 – 5 p.m.

Friday
AM Session: 8 a.m. to noon;
PM Session 1 – 5 p.m.

For more information contact Parks and Recreation Department 575/528-4235 or email ParksandRecAdmin@las-cruces.org