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Don Newton - Taylor Ranch Community Center

Information about the Don Newton-Taylor Ranch Community Center.

Center Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location & Contact Info

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This center offers programs for all age groups. Youth 12 years old and older are welcome in most adult classes.

Some programs charge fees and the fee is listed. Class schedules change in the autumn.

Don Newton - Taylor Ranch: Features

Youth Programs

  • After School Program: Monday to Friday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., 6-15 years old, free
  • High Spirit Dance: Monday, 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. to $35 per month. Peggy Salazar - (505) 610-0042.
  • Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Town Hall: January 18, 2019, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. , Make your voice heard join Albuquerque youth leaders in discussing issues that effect their lives in our community. We want to hear your ideas about how we can make Albuquerque safe, innovative, and inclusive for all. Please RSVP to [email protected]

Adult Programs

  • 60 Day Fitness Challenge: January 7-February 25, 2019 Monday, 6 p.m. Free, Participants have measurements/weight taken at the beginning of the program and end. Weekly exercise handouts available. Nutrition Session on January 22, 2018 at 6 p.m. Exercise equipment and cardio machine orientation is available first come first serve, space is limited for orientations. 4 contest winners will receive a bundle or prizes. For more information please contact [email protected]
  • AARP Driver Safety Program: Ongoing, call for dates, time and fee
  • AARP Tax Preparation: Starts in January 2019. Call for more information.
  • Coffee With a Cop: Friday February 1, 2019 10 a.m. -11 a.m., Free Enjoy a cup of joe with Albuquerque Finest APD officers
  • Computer Basics for Beginners: Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Free
  • Drop In Computer Help: Every Wednesday 11:45 a.m - 1:00 p.m. Free
  • Great Decisions Discussion Group: Thursday 9:45am-11:45am, Free Begins January 17, 2019. A nonpartisan group of diverse opinions revolving around the U.S. and global foreign policy. Prepare to discuss the world! For more information please contact Joe Fuka at [email protected]
  • Party Bridge: Tuesday, 12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Free
  • Quilting Club: Friday, 9 -11 a.m., Free
  • Senior Fitness Class: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Cardio, low impact, $2.50 per class
  • Senior Meal Program Meal Site: Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Must be 60 years old and older. Must call the Center by noon the day before to make a reservation if you would like to attend.
  • Taekwondo: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free (one-time $30 testing fee)
  • Toastmasters Meeting: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call for information
  • Total Body Sculpting: Tuesday & Thursday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., FREE
  • Yoga Plus: Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Free
  • Yolates: Monday, Wednesday, 5 - 6 p.m., $3 per class
  • Adult Yoga Every Thursday 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., $5 per class
  • Zumba: Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; 1st Class is free | Drop in $5, 4 Class Pass $18, 8 Class Pass $34, Monthly Pass $45

Youth and Adult Programs

  • Literacy Training: January 15 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., free. A fun interactive workshop for parents and child givers to learn how you can help your young child develop literacy skills through playing, reading, singing, talking, and writing. 
  • Family Fire Safety Class: Saturday January 26 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free, all ages. Come Learn from Albuquerque’s Fire Prevention Specialist. Learn when to call 911; Kitchen, Fire Place, and Candle Safety; and Stop drop and roll.

Gymnasium Schedule

Day Time Event
Monday 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Open Gym
  1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Private Rental
  3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. After School Program
  6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Open Adult Volleyball Only
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open Basketball
  11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Seniors South/Adult North Basketball Pickup Games
  2:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. After School Program Only
  6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Adult Pick-up Games
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Open Basketball
  1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Private Rental
  3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. After School Program
  6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Rental Zumba
  7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Private Rental
Thursday 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open Basketball
  11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Seniors South / Adult North Basketball Pickup Games
  2:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. After School Program
  6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Adult Pick-up Games
Friday 8 a.m. to Noon Private Rental
  Noon to 2 p.m. Open Basketball
  2 p.m. to 6 p.m. After School Program Only
  6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Rental Zumba
  7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Open Family Basketball
Saturday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open Family Basketball
  1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Open Adult Volleyball Only

Community Meetings

  • Taylor Ranch Neighborhood Association: Second Wednesday, 7 p.m.
  • Westside Coalition: First Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
  • Volcano Cliffs POA: Second Saturday, 9 a.m.