Parks & Recreation

The City of Belen recreation department is to help Valencia County residents with a higher quality of life. We offer programs for all ages. We cooperatively work with other organizations to provide new fun, safe and organized programs. We believe that mental and emotional health is just as important as physical health.


305 Eagle Lane
Belen, NM 87002


(505) 966-2700


Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 8:00pm
Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, 8am to 12pm

Hours are subject to change due to special events or facility rentals.

Special Events Use Form

Additional Contact Information

Kathleen Pickering,  Library & Community Services Administrator
Email Kathleen

Joshua Kerns,  Director
Email Joshua

Shawn Ammons,  Recreation Coordinator
Email Shawn

Martha Bucknam, Community Center Representative
Email Martha

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the Belen Community Center?  Click here for more information on ways to get involved!


  • Yoga: $5.00 per class
  • Zumba: $3.00 per class, or free with monthly membership
  • Jazzercise: $6.00 per class, or monthly membership available

For more information on the different types of Jazzercise classes, click here or call (505) 250-2982.


  • Yoga: ​6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Jazzercise: 8:30am Lo Intensity/Sliver Sneakers | 9:00am Dance Mixx | 4:25pm Interval Session | 5:30pm Dance Mixx
  • Strong Women Program: 10:30am to 11:30am


  • Yoga: 10:00am to 11:30am
  • Zumba: 10:00am and 6:45pm
  • Jazzercise: 8:30am Lo Intensity/Sliver Sneakers | 9:00am Strength | 4:25pm Fusion | 5:30pm Strength


  • Yoga: ​6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Jazzercise: 9:00am Fusion | 9:00am Strength  | 4:25pm Dance Mixx | 5:30pm Interval or Strike
  • Strong Women Program: 10:30am to 11:30am


  • Zumba: 10:00am and 6:45pm
  • Yoga: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Jazzercise: 8:30am Lo Intensity/Sliver Sneakers | 3:40pm Kids Get Fit: Afterschool Program | 5:15pm Strength


  • Jazzercise: 9:00am Strength

Basketball Gym Schedule

Adult Open Gym

  • Monday and Wednesday, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00am to 10:00am


  • Round Robin Tournament Series: 6:30pm to 9:30pm (click here for more information)

Youth Open Gym

  • Monday through Friday, 2:30pm to 5:00pm

Pickle Ball

  • Monday: 12:00-2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00-11:00am

Senior Citizens and Special Needs Open Gym

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00am to 10:00am and 5:00pm to 6:30pm

$1.00 per person per visit. Schedule subject to change.

Weight Room

The weight room consists of a variety of cardio vascular, universal and free weight equipment.

  • Patrons must be over the age of 15.
  • Children are not allowed in the weight room area.
  • IDs required for student and seniors age 55 and up for student and senior discounts.

Membership Fees

Monthly Membership: $20
Daily Pass: $3

Students and Senior Discounts
Monthly Membership: $15
Daily Pass: $2

Walking Track

The Belen Community Center has a walking track. It’s FREE but donations are welcomed!

16 times around the track = 1 mile


All centers host registration, meetings, and classroom instruction for the following organizations: