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Teen Programs at VGCC

Lots of basketball, drama and mixed martial arts classes open for teens.

Adult Programs at VGCC

Come check out an adult exercise class!

Current Program Fliers

Click a flier below to see the full version.

2016 Summer Recreation Program

Beginning to Intermediate Watercolor

Group Fitness

Group Fitness

Walk with Ease

Wrestling Skills

T'ai Chi Chih

Zumba With Julez

50+ Program
 

50 Plus Program

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Yoga Basics

 

We offer the following programs:

  • Youth Summer Recreation Program
    Vista Grande Community Center's recreation program has convenient schedules and affordable options. At our program, your child will have a safe place to make friends, exercise, play, create, explore nature, and go on field trips. Our program is managed by expert recreation leaders with more than 50 years of combined experience. At Vista Grande’s Summer Recreation Program, kids have a place to be kids! The summer recreation program is for children aged kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • Spring Break Camp
  • Mountain Men Wrestling
    • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, practice 4:30 - 6 p.m.; tournaments on weekends
  • Wrestling Skills Class
    This is only a skills class.  The team will not participate in tournaments.
  • Reading Intervention and Writing Services 
    Call (505) 400-7049 or email case_rdgsp@msn.com​
  • Los Vecinos/Vista Grande Youth Volleyball League

Youth ​Enrichment Classes

  • Shorin – Ryu Karate  
    These youth classes develop character in each student and each student’s progress is measured individually. It also works on qualities such as courtesy, respect, and discipline. Both classes develop self-confidence, and self-defense skills. They are fun, safe, non-competitive atmosphere classes.
  • Drama
  • Basketball Skills​
  • High Desert Pipes and Drums
  • Family Open Gym Volleyball and Basketball
    This program is designed for anyone who wishes to play a competitive game or non competitive game of basketball, for high school students and adults.  
  • Rules: 
    • Games are played 5-on-5 full court, first 10 players to show up get to play first game.
    • Baskets count for 1 point, 20 feet or longer shot counts for 2 points.
    • First team to get to 15 points wins.
    • Winning team of first game played gets to play against next team waiting. After that, each team whether they win or lose plays two games and then sits and waits in line for their next game.
    • Players call their own fouls. No free throws, just take the ball out at top of key.
    • If there are more than 20 players present then the side courts will be used to allow more playing time.

​​Teen Programs

  • Mex Migs Training Camp
  • High School Credit Volunteer Opportunities
  • East Mountain Afterschool Teen program
  • Drama Classes
  • Teen/ Adult Open Gym Basketball
    This program is designed for anyone who wishes to play a competitive game or non competitive game of basketball, for high school students and adults.
  • Rules: 
    • Games are played 5-on-5 full court, first 10 players to show up get to play first game.
    • Baskets count for 1 point, 20 feet or longer shot counts for 2 points.
    • First team to get to 15 points wins.
    • Winning team of first game played gets to play against next team waiting. After that, each team whether they win or lose plays two games and then sits and waits in line for their next game.
    • Players call their own fouls. No free throws, just take the ball out at top of key.
    • If there are more than 20 players present then the side courts will be used to allow more playing time.
       
  • Teen/ Adult Open Gym Volleyball
    Can't get enough volleyball in your life?  We are now open  three days a week for those who enjoy playing volleyball. Bring your friends, co-workers and family for pick-up games.   
  • Rules:
    • Teams are comprised of six players based on first come first serve.
    • Winning team of first game played gets to play against next team waiting. After that, each team whether they win or lose plays two games and then sits and waits in line for their next game.
    • Players call their own fouls.
    • If there are 24 or more players present then two nets will be set up. A third net can be set up for resting players to practice.
    • Rally scoring will be followed. The first team to 15 points wins. Matches are considered to be one game for open gym. ​

Adult Programs

  • Zumba
  • Strength Training
  • Indoor Cycling
  • Gold Zumba
  • Strength Cardio
  • Bands, Bodyweight, and Balance
  • Yoga Basics
  • Family Friendly Yoga
  • Yoga Blender/Family Friendly
  • Tai Chi Chih
  • Intro to Fitness
  • Cycle Strength
  • Shorin – Ryu Karate  
    These classes develop character in each student and each student’s progress is measured individually. It also works on qualities such as courtesy, respect, and discipline. Both classes develop self-confidence, and self-defense skills. They are fun, safe, non-competitive atmosphere classes.  
  • Watercolors
  • Adult Open Gym Basketball
    This program is designed for anyone who wishes to play a competitive game or non-competitive game of basketball, for high school students and adult.  
  • Rules: 
    • Games are played 5-on-5 full court, first 10 players to show up get to play first game.
    • Baskets count for 1 point, 20-foot or longer shot counts for 2 points.
    • First team to get to 15 points wins.
    • Winning team of first game played gets to play against next team waiting. After that, each team whether they win or lose plays two games and then sits and waits in line for their next game.
    • Players call their own fouls. No free throws, just take the ball out at top of key.
    • If there are more than 20 players present, then the side courts will be used to allow more playing time.
  • Adult Open Gym Volleyball
    Can't get enough volleyball in your life?  We are now open three days a week for those who enjoy playing volleyball. Bring your friends, co-workers and family for pick-up games.   
  • Rules:
    • Teams are comprised of six players based on first come first serve.
    • Winning team of first game played gets to play against next team waiting. After that, each team whether they win or lose plays two games and then sits and waits in line for their next game.
    • Players call their own fouls.
    • If there are 24 or more players present then two nets will be set up. A third net can be set up for resting players to practice.
    • Rally scoring will be followed. The first team to 15 points wins. Matches are considered to be one game for open gym. ​
  • High Desert Pipes and Drums

Senior Programs

  • Garden Club 
    Do you have a green thumb or an interest in learning more about gardening? Join the Garden Club! This is a social club that meets monthly. The meetings are full of information shared by both members and guest speakers. This is also a great way to become involved with charitable projects. 
  • Open Gym Basketball 
    This program is designed for anyone who wishes to play a competitive game or non competitive game of basketball, for high school students and adults.  
  • Rules: 
    • Games are played 5-on-5 full court, first 10 players to show up get to play first game.
    • Baskets count for 1 point, 20 feet or longer shot counts for 2 points.
    • First team to get to 15 points wins.
    • Winning team of first game played gets to play against next team waiting. After that, each team whether they win or lose plays two games and then sits and waits in line for their next game.
    • Players call their own fouls. No free throws, just take the ball out at top of key.
    • If there are more than 20 players present then the side courts will be used to allow more playing time.
  • Open Gym Volleyball
    Can't get enough volleyball in your life?  We are now open  three days a week for those who enjoy playing volleyball. Bring your friends, co-workers and family for pick-up games.   
  • Rules:
    • Teams are comprised of six players based on first come first serve.
    • Winning team of first game played gets to play against next team waiting. After that, each team whether they win or lose plays two games and then sits and waits in line for their next game.
    • Players call their own fouls.
    • If there are 24 or more players present then two nets will be set up. A third net can be set up for resting players to practice.
    • Rally scoring will be followed. The first team to 15 points wins. Matches are considered to be one game for open gym. ​
       
  • T'ai Chi Chih
  • Shorin- Ryu Karate These classes develop character in each student and each student’s progress is measured individually. It also works on qualities such as courtesy, respect, and discipline. Both classes develop self-confidence, and self-defense skills. They are fun, safe, non-competitive atmosphere classes.  
  • Yoga
  •  Zumba
  • Watercolor Painting
  • Weight Room and Classes​
  • Ping Pong
  • Mahjongg
  • UNM Therapy Pool Transportation
  • Movie Group
  • Dine Out Club
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  • "The Family History and Genealogy of the Los Padillas Neighborhood" Presented by Francelle Alexander. The Stories of the Middle Rio Grande - Villages of the Rio Grande series is a collection of lectures by local historians designed to bring to life the rich history and cultural traditions of the Albuquerque area from historic Old Town traveling south to the Pueblo of Isleta, one neighborhood at time. The events are free and take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW, on the fourth Saturday of every month, from February to September 2016. For more information about specific events in the series, please click on the flier. For more information, call (505) 314-0398.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW

  • "The Family History and Genealogy of the Los Padillas Neighborhood" Presented by Francelle Alexander. The Stories of the Middle Rio Grande - Villages of the Rio Grande series is a collection of lectures by local historians designed to bring to life the rich history and cultural traditions of the Albuquerque area from historic Old Town traveling south to the Pueblo of Isleta, one neighborhood at time. The events are free and take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW, on the fourth Saturday of every month, from February to September 2016. For more information about specific events in the series, please click on the flier. For more information, call (505) 314-0398.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW

  • Cool down with us in the summer months with an evening stroll under the trees, get engaged with our nature packs, or enjoy a picnic in the park under the pecan trees as the sun sets. A different theme will be featured each month, with different hands-on activities each week. For more information, click on the link below for a downloadable, printable flier.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space
    9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Albuquerque, NM

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