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Westgate Community Center

Information about the Westgate Community Center.

Westgate Hours

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Location & Contact Info

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The Center has a large classroom/computer lab, game room, multipurpose room, playground and park area for youth sports, track and field events and outdoor recreation.

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Youth Programs

After School Program: Monday to Friday, 2 - 6 p.m.; The center provides tutoring, sports, recreation, field trips, arts and crafts, and free snacks. We can accommodate up to 70 participants.

We transport participants from the following schools:

  • Carlos Rey Elementary School
  • Helen Cordero Elementary School
  • Edward Gonzales Elementary School

* Space is limited and on a first come-first serve basis. Please call the center for complete information.

Programs to Register You Child In

NOTE – You may register for the following programs two weeks prior to opening via play.cabq.gov.

Regular School Schedule

  • March 7-8 Parent Teacher Conferences
  • March 11-15 Spring Break

Alternative School Schedule

  • Feb. 21-22 Parent Teacher Conferences
  • March 11-15 Spring Break
  • March 18-22 Intersession for Alternative Schools

ACCESS (Arts, Community, Culture, Education Sports, Science): A collaborative program between Westgate Community Center and the South Valley Economic Development Center, ACCESS seeks to connect Hispanics with the community.

ACCESS/UNM School of Medicine will be conducting exciting workshops for our registered participants on the following dates:

  • February 22 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

ACCESS Ballet Folklorico FREE!

Open to anyone in the community interested in traditional New Mexican Dance!! !Abierto a cualquer persona de la comunidad que esté interesanda en bailar!

For Children and Adults

  • Every Tuesday – Thursday from 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

SUPPER MEAL is served from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm., and is a free food service program delivering an afternoon meal to all participants attending Westgate Community Center and all children in the community at no charge. You do not have to be a member or registered to receive a Supper Meal. Please call the center or drop by if you are interested in this free program.

Adult Programs

  • ACCESS Ballet Folklorico FREE! See above listing.
  • Computer Lab: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Gadget Help! Tuesday/Thursday - 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bring in your electronic gadgets and let us help you understand it all. Our young staff will guide you through understanding your new gadget!

2019 Holiday Closures

Westgate Community Center will be closed the following days:

  • New Year’s Day Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 21, 2019
  • Presidents’ Day Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2019
  • Independence Day Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Veterans Day Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Register Your Child

To register your child for a program at Westgate Community Center please go to play.cabq.gov and sign-in/register for an account and choose the correct program. You will received an email confirming you are enrolled or are on the waiting list.