Whether you’re looking to take in a game or cool off with a trip down a waterslide, Curry and Roosevelt counties offer multiple recreational opportunities.
Casel-Land Fun Center
700 Fairlane Drive
Clovis, NM 88101 575-742-1356
Family-friendly Casel-Land Fun Center has something for everyone: mini golf, go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages and paintball.
Eastern New Mexico University Athletics
Come cheer for the Greyhounds at Eastern New Mexico University. The university participates in baseball, softball, basketball, football, volleyball, cross country, track and field, soccer and rodeo events. Visit the university’s website for information on upcoming sporting events, stats and team rosters.
Colonial Park Golf Course
1300 Colonial Parkway
Clovis, NM 88101 575-762-4775
The 18-hole municipal Colonial Park Golf Course includes a driving range, pro shop, banquet room and restaurant. For a full list of public and private courses in New Mexico, visit www.newmexicogolf.com/courses.
Hillcrest Park Zoo
1208 N. Norris St.
Clovis, NM 88101 575-769-7873
Established in the early 1930s, the Hillcrest Park Zoo started with just one bear and a single coyote. When a visiting circus went bankrupt a few years later, the zoo took care of the animals and added to its collection. Today, the zoo is home to a variety of mammals and birds, including a Bengal tiger, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, alligators and more.
1001 W. 18th St.
Portales, NM 88130 575-356-5586
The skate park in Portales, with its railings and ramps, is in front of the recreation center.
Both Clovis and Portales offer ways to beat the heat with public pools.
The Clovis Aquatic Center has an indoor pool with a wellness center, including an aerobics room, at Hillcrest Park, 1700 E. Seventh St. It can be reached at 575-762-4519. Clovis’ splash park is also at Hillcrest Park, at 10th and Sycamore, and can be reached at the same number.
Clovis’ seasonal outdoor, zero-entry (beach entry) pool is in Potter Park at 501 N. Upsilon St. Call 575-762-2285 for more information.
Portales’ seasonal swimming pool features a zero-depth wading pool area, two water slides, three water play features and a bathhouse. The pool at 210 E. Seventh St. can be reached at 575-359-4805.