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Barelas Community Center

Information about the Barelas Communtiy Center

Barelas Hours

  • Regular Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • After School Youth Program: Monday - Friday, 2:30 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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 After School programs)
  • Ceramics: First time doing ceramics? Not a problem we have two instructors that can help guide you to create your perfect piece. Our ceramics program is FREE you just need to bring supplies for yourself (paint brushes, paint, etc.)
    • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Open Gym Hours
    • Days and Times
      • Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
      • Tuesday: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Thi Chi for Health
    • Has been shown to prevent falls, reduce pain, improve physical and cognitive function, enhance self-efficacy, relieve depression and increase health-related quality of life. Please call Lucy Salazar to reserve your spot for class, 505-927-2861.
    • Starts November 5th., Every Tuesday at 1:00 P.M., Meeting Room A, FREE
  • 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. - 7:45 p.m.
      • Friday, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Barelas Neighborhood Association: 2nd Thursday of each Month, 6:00 p.m.

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