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Barelas Community Center

Information about the Barelas Community 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 p.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.
    • 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
      • Family Basketball Monday: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
      • Tuesday: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
      • Thursday: 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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