News Flash

Posted on: November 8, 2018

New program, “Keeper Talks,” highlights zoo’s animals

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A new monthly program offers people the chance to learn about Spring River Park and Zoo’s animals from those who take care of them every day.

The program is called “Keeper Talks” and is set to begin Saturday, Nov. 17. One Saturday each month, zookeepers wi...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Registration open for next session of youth basketball

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Registration for the Roswell Youth Basketball Leagues for boys and girls ages 9-12 is taking place.

Registration for ages 9-10 runs through Nov. 30. Registration for ages 11-12 will continue an additional month through Dec. 28. Each age group plays in its ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

The many offerings of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are designed to improve the lives of the city’s residents. From health and wellness to conservation efforts to recreation opportunities, the Parks and Recreation Department handles a wide v...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Vision shared for ‘all-inclusive’ playground that will accommodate children with disabilities

Horizons Park

The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the New Mexico Autism Society to work toward creating an “all-inclusive” playground that can be enjoyed by children with disabilities, as well as those without. Hor...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Simple things help provide animal enrichment at zoo

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Who would have thought tissue boxes, magazines, towels and pinecones could be so much fun? When things such as those are put into the hands, oh, make that paws and claws, of animals at the Spring River Park and Zoo, they do indeed provide plenty of creatu...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Construction of Recreation and Aquatic Center underway

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The beginning of construction of Roswell’s new Recreation and Aquatic Center was celebrated Nov. 11 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the facility in the Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1402 W. College Blvd.

Mayor Dennis Kintigh and C...

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