City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department invites residents to take
a walk by joining the 50-Plus Walking program, which promotes building stamina,
endurance and maintaining cardiovascular health.
50-Plus Walking Program/0-60 is designed to get you walking up to 60 minutes in
12 weeks. It begins with 20-minute walks, three times a week, and works up to
60 minutes. Distance is not the priority, movement is. No racing or
competition, just a focus on health and well-being.
you are already an active walker, this is a great way to meet new people, walk
and socialize. Participants walk at their own pace for a set time. Distance
will be tracked every day to monitor individual improvement. All participants
will meet at Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave., and every
fourth week will be an optional “Field Trip Walk” at another location.
walks are from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Frank
O’Brien Papen Community Center, from Sept. 9 through Nov. 27.
is ongoing, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, at Frank O’Brien Papen
Community Center. The fee is $12 per month per walker and includes
tracking of progress for the 13 weeks of the program.
information, call 575/541-2455.