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Community Services



The Alamogordo Community Services Department consists of many different departments:

Alameda Park Zoo

Alamogordo Senior Center

Alamogordo Public Library

Desert Lakes Golf Course

Alamogordo Family Recreation Center

Parks Services

And the Monte Vista Cemetery

New baby Capybara          Desert Foothill Trail Beautification      


The Community Services Departments are the ones who maintain the parks that you see around town. We also put on many of the city events and functions. We are here to serve the community and keep Alamogordo beautiful.

Our mission statement:

The City of Alamogordo Community Services Department will provide and maintain quality parks, facilities, open natural space, programs and services which will enhance the physical, social and emotional well being of the citizens of Alamogordo.

A special thanks goes out:

The City of Alamogordo Community Services Department would like to extend a special thanks and appreciation to the individuals, organizations and businesses for their donation of time, supplies, funds and support of our programs and facilities.

The Alamogordo Community Services Director is Veronica "Ronnie" Ortega. 

The Alamogordo Community Services Board includes: Ray Vincent (chairman), Jerrett Perry, Doris Neasham, Dale Lindley, Theda Harshey, Jerry Lott, and Rita Moyra Robuck. 


The City of Alamogordo welcomes the White Sands Pupfish Professional Baseball Club






Specific picnic areas can be reserved at all parks on a user fee basis. To guarantee park reservations, all reservations must  be made at least two weeks in advance of the date of the event. Those who wish to use the park are not required to pay a user fee. However, should a private party reserve that  particular area, those who have not paid the park user fee will have to relocate.
The following require permits:
Use of jumping balloons, dunk tanks, tents, etc. 
Must be used in authorized areas only!
Private picnics, reunions, weddings, special events, etc.
The following are prohibited in ALL City of Alamogordo Parks UNLESS otherwise noted:
Glass containers
Overnight parking and camping
Alcoholic beverages
Horses or horseback riding
Trucks or motor vehicles on turf or other unauthorized area(s)


****City ball fields are available for rental****
To guarantee park reservations, all reservations must  be made at least two weeks in advance of the date of the event. 

 To reserve or to inquire about a specific area, please call 439-4142.

You may now make some reservations and register for activities online at apm.activecommunities.com/coacommunityservices.