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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: May 25, 2018

Splash pad open for spring/summer season

Splash Pad

The Murphy Family Splash Pad will be open for the spring/summer season from Saturday, May 26, through Labor Day, Sept. 3.

The splash pad at Poe Corn Park (along East Second Street just east of Garden Avenue) is open every day (with occasional one-day closu...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

City’s Parks and Recreation Department honored with state awards

Parks State Awards (5-10-18)

Staff and volunteers of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department were recently recognized with numerous state awards for their commitment and contributions to improving the quality of life for Roswell citizens.

The New Mexico Recreation and Park Associa...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Summer Vacation Fun Program Still Taking Registrations

Vacation Fun Program

The Roswell Recreation Summer Vacation Fun Program runs May 29 through Aug. 8 at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center. The cost is $140 for a month, $60 per week, or $12 per day. (Tax will be added to each fee.) The program runs weekdays from 7:45 a.m....

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Simple things help provide animal enrichment at zoo

zoo enrichment graphic

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

rec center groundbreaking (11-11-17)

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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