Facility Amenities

Please Note: If you leave the facility and come back later the same day, you will be assessed another facility use fee.

Age Categories & Restrictions

  • Youth – to qualify as a youth individuals must be 17 years of age or younger.
  • Adult – to qualify as an adult individuals must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Senior Adult – to qualify as a senior adult individuals must be 55 years of age or older.

Age restrictions apply for:

  • Full Facility - any child under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult (age 18 and over) at all times. Both youth and adult are charged use fees.
  • Pool - any child 6 years of age or under must be kept within arm’s reach while in the pool area (on deck or in water) at all times. Maximum adult / child ratio is 1 adult / 2 children. Both youth and adult are charged use fees.
  • Weight Room - any child under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in the weight room at all times. Youth 17 and under must have a waiver / release form on file at Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC) before using the weight room. Both youth and adult are charged use fees.


A 7,000 square foot gymnasium which accommodates both basketball and volleyball. The gym is available for recreational play, league play and private rentals. For further information please see the Weight Room and Gym page.

Aquatic Area

50 meter by 25 yard outdoor pool available seasonally for:

  • Aquatic Fitness
  • Lap Swim
  • Private Pool Rentals
  • Recreational Swimming
  • Swim Lessons
  • Swim Team Practice

For further information please see the AFRC Pool page.

Weight Room

AFRC is equipped with both cardio and strength equipment for the public to utilize. Equipment includes;

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stair Steppers
  • Stationary Bikes
  • Treadmills
  • Universal Nautilus Machines

For further information please see the Weight Room and Gym page.

Multipurpose Room

Available for meetings, rentals, birthday parties and special activities.

Locker Rooms & Showers

The locker rooms are newly renovated and will be open for use, including the new family locker room. Locker rooms and showers will be available to all paying facility patrons (e.g. pool, gym, weight room) at no cost or to the general public for $2. 

  • Please note: Lockers do not have locks. Patrons may supply their own lock if desired, however it must be removed at the end of each day.
  • For locker rental information please see the Facility Use Restrictions and Fees page.

Programs & Activities

AFRC offers a range of programs and activities that are open to the public. Registration and participation fees are generally required.

Activity Registration

All registrations are on a first-come first-served basis.

  • Activity scholarships are available for children of qualified families in need.
  • All participants must sign a liability waiver. Anyone under 18 must have a parent/legal guardian sign a consent form and liability waiver.
  • All registrations must be made at AFRC or online prior to participation in an activity. Instructors are not able to take money or registrations.
  • It is the responsibility of the patron to attend scheduled classes, we are not able to provide refunds for missed classes. Sign up for online registration
  • Registration in an activity does not guarantee a place in future activities.

Activity Withdrawals / Refunds

Requests for an activity withdrawal/refund must be made one week prior to the start of the activity to receive a refund. Exceptions will be made for an injury / illness (a Doctor’s note may be required). There is a $10 administrative fee per participant for a withdrawal / refund unless the activity is cancelled by AFRC.

Activity Transfer

Requests for an activity transfer must be made one week prior to the start of the activity. Transfers will be accommodated as long as there is space available in the activity. An administrative fee is not generally charged for transfers. However, AFRC reserved the right to charge a $10 administrative fee if multiple transfers are requested (over 3).

Activity Minimum / Maximum

If the minimum number of participants for an activity is not met three days prior to the first day of the activity, the activity will be cancelled, participants will be notified and provided refunds.