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Barelas Community Center

Information about the Barelas Communtiy Center

Barelas Hours

  • Regular Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Summer Recreation Program: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m.
    (Please call for more information about our Summer Recreation programs.)

Location & Contact Info

View Barelas Center contact and location information.

Map: Barelas Community Center

The Barelas Community Center is one of the oldest Community Centers in Albuquerque. It was built in 1941-42, in Pueblo Revival style, for the National Youth Administration, by youth receiving "on-the-job training."

The Center has a gymnasium, weight room, ceramics room and computer lab.

Barelas: Features

  • After School Program:
    • Monday - Friday, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • (Please call for more information about our Before and After School programs)
  • Ceramics Club
    • Instructor: Sally Lopez
    • Days and Times
      • Tuesday, 8 am - 12:30 pm
      • Wednesday, 8 am - 12:30 pm
      • Thursday, 8 am - 12:30 pm
    • Please call Sally for more information at 848-1343
    • Instructor: Stephanie Martinez
    • Days and Times
      • Tuesday 1:30 pm - 6 pm
      • Thursday, 1:30 pm - 6 pm
      • Friday, 8 am - 12:30 pm
    • Bring your own supplies.
    • Contact Stephanie Martinez for more information at 331-9348
  • Computer Classes:
    • Computer 1 Beginning Class
      • Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 11 am
    • Computer 2 Intermediate Class
      • Monday & Wednesday, 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Finances Literacy and Intro to Small Business:
    • Tuesday and Wednesday, 6 pm - 8 pm
    • For more information about classes or sign up, please call Encuentro at (505) 247-2920
  • Zumba Dance Class
    • Instructor: Vener Mustafin
      • Instructor Charging: Drop in $5; 4-Class Pass
      • Please contact instructor for more information at (505) 296-1070.
    • Days and Times:
      • Friday: 12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Open Gym Hours
    • Days and Times: (Please note: The gym is not available Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. due to summer recreation program.)
      • Monday: 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Family Open Gym Night
      • Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Adult Open Gym
  • Weight Room
    • You must be 18 years of age or older, and have signed a waiver form to work out.
    • Days and Times:
      • Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
      • Friday, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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