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Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park

Information about Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park.

Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park Hours

Regular Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Upcoming Holiday Closures:

  • Monday, Feb. 18, 2019: President's Day
  • Monday, May 27, 2019: Memorial Day
  • Thursday, July 4, 2019: Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 2, 2019: Labor Day
  • Monday, Nov 11, 2019: Veteran's Day
  • Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019: Thanksgiving
  • Friday, Nov. 29, 2019: The Day After Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019: Christmas

Location & Contact Info

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Facility Amenities

  • Game Room
  • Full Size Basketball Court
  • Computer Lab
  • Art & Crafts Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Playground
  • Spray Pad (summer hours only)
  • Outdoor Basketball Court (with lights)

Youth Programs

Youth Blast Program: Wednesday - Friday: 12 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

A collaborative peer support drop in center that provides opportunities for youth age 16 – 22 to safely express themselves. Feel a sense of belonging, connect and develop positive relationships with other peers and supportive adults.  Youth Blast provides resources such as basic needs. Medical and Legal aid, behavioral health and community resources.

After School Program

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • We offer a structured program, which includes homework help, computers, game room, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor activities, and field trips.
    • Each week, Wells Park CC and the Hardwood Art Center partner in providing a dynamic Art program to our participants. Art sessions offered to our youth participants include; ceramics, paper sculptures, photography, hands-free painting, and exchanging of “mail art” with elementary schools located in Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Jefferson Middle School and Garfield Middle School from  3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m

Before School Program

  • Longfellow Elementary and Lew Wallace Elementary Monday - Friday, from 7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.

At-Risk After School Supper Meals

  • Monday through Friday, 4:05 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
    • The Department of Family and Community Services sponsors the CACFP At-Risk After School Supper Meals Program in partnership with Bernalillo County to provide free hot and nutritious supper meals to youth enrolled in eligible After School programs throughout the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

Adult & Community Programs

  • Pickleball
    • Monday & Friday: 9 a.m. to 11:30am
  • 50+ Volleyball
    • Monday: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Badminton
    • Tuesday & Thursday: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Adult Lunch Basketball
    • Tuesday & Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 18+ Open Gym Basketball Night
    • Wednesday: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Game Room

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Computer Lab

No printing available.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Playground

  • Afterschool Program Only Hours:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Public Access Hours Include:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Community Meetings

  • Valley Command Policy Committee:
    • 4th Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Wells Park Neighborhood Association Meeting:
    • 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Spray Park

Will re-open June 2019.