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Multigenerational Center Youth Recreational Programs

North Domingo Baca and Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Centers offer quality out of school time programs, providing a variety of unique opportunities to excite and grow Albuquerque's youth.

The Department of Senior Affairs Multigenerational Youth Program provides school-age programs for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade at North Domingo Baca and Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Centers. In addition to the older adult programming and services offered at the six Senior Center facilities, the two Multigenerational Centers provide an array of senior and youth programming including out of school time youth recreation programs.

For questions about youth programming, email [email protected] for North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center located in Northeast Albuquerque or [email protected] for Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center located in Southeast Albuquerque.


Multigenerational Center Before & After School Program

Availability

  • North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center offers an after school youth program only.
  • Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center offers a before and after school Youth Program

Registration begins August 1, 2022 on a first come, first serve basis. Register at play.cabq.gov

School Program Dates & Hours

The Multigenerational youth before and after school program runs from the first day of school to the last day of the regular calendar school year. Each program follows the Albuquerque Public School (APS) schedule. Please check with your child’s APS school for a calendar of start/end dates, in-service days, and holidays as our program aligns with the same scheduled off days.

North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center after-school program hours:  Mon. to Fri., 2 to 5:30 p.m.

Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center hours: Mon. to Fri., 7 to 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 to 6 p.m. with early dismissal hours on Wed. 12:30 to 6 p.m.

Registration

Online registration is ongoing until full. Open spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Register at play.cabq.gov

School Program Fees

Annual Fee

There is an annual multigenerational center membership fee of $20.00.  Unless the annual membership fee was paid prior to registration, it is required at the time of child enrollment.

Monthly Fee

There is a monthly program fee of $15.00 per child.  All monthly program fees are due at the beginning of the month and must be paid no later than the first week of the month, otherwise the child may be disenrolled from the program.

Transportation

After-school transportation is provided to North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center from Edmund G. Ross Elementary School.

Before and After-School transportation is provided to and from Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center and Manzano Mesa Elementary School.


Multigenerational Center Summer Program

Availability & Age Eligibility Requirements

Both North Domingo Baca and Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Centers offer a youth Summer Recreation Program every year for to children 5 to 13 years old. Children who are 5 years old at the time of registration, must turn 6 by Sept. 1.

Summer 2022 Program Dates & Hours

June 13 to Aug. 5 on Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Summer 2022 Lottery & Registration

Due to the high participant demand, a "lottery-style" selection of participants is used.

Register for the lottery at play.cabq.gov

Lottery Registration:  May 2 to May 13

Lottery Drawing:  May 16

Registration: May 18 to May 27

  • If your child is selected you will be notified by staff members with further instructions to complete the registration process.  
  • Once a program's registration is full, a waiting list is kept and maintained. Parents/Guardians of waiting list participants will be notified as space becomes available.

Summer Program Fees

Program Annual Fee

There is an annual multigenerational center membership fee of $20.00.  Unless the annual membership fee was paid prior to registration, it is required at the time of child enrollment.

Summer Program Monthly Fee

There is a monthly program fee of $30.00 per child.  All monthly program fees are due at the beginning of the month and must be paid no later than the first week of the month, otherwise the child may be disenrolled from the program.


Multigenerational Center Winter Break Program

Both North Domingo Baca and Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Centers offer a Winter Break Program for enrolled before and after school youth program participants 5 to 13 years old. 

Program is available for participants currently enrolled in the before and after school youth program only.  

Winter Break Program Dates & Hours

North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center:

December 20 - December 30

Mon. - Fri., 7:30am to 5:30pm

Holiday Center Closures:  Dec. 24 & Dec. 31

Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center:

December 20 - December 30

Mon. - Fri., 7:30am - 5:30pm

Holiday Center Closures:  Dec. 24 & Dec. 31