Community Services


The Community Services Department understands quality of life is vital to the residents of Española. This department is responsible for managing a comprehensive and ambitious wide range of services that strengthen families, individuals and neighborhoods. 

Its mission is to develop and implement quality programs that strengthen community image, provide recreational experiences, encourage healthy lifestyles, and preserve Española’s heritage. This is accomplished by:

Providing innovative recreation, social and cultural activities and programs.
• Operating and scheduling use of public facilities and parks in a cost-effective and customer-focused manner.
• Maintaining effective partnerships with local public agencies and community organizations.

By successfully accomplishing this mission, the Community Services Department provides essential community benefits, including:

• Parks and open space for relaxing, walking, exercising and enjoying family time.
• Recreational facilities where residents can learn, explore, create and imagine.
• Healthier residents.
• Sense of well being in the community.
• A higher quality of life.
• Cultural expression and unity.


  1. Xavier Martinez

    Community Services Director
    Phone: 505 747 6922

  1. Española Public Library

    Hours of Operation, Library Catalog and other information regarding activities held in the Española Public Library can be found here.

  2. Beatrice Quintana-Martinez Senior Center

    See the operational fee schedule for the Beatrice Martinez-Quintana Senior Center.

  3. Richard Lucero Recreation Center

    Find helpful information regarding the Richard Lucero Recreation Center

  4. Penny Roybal Aquatics Center & Ranchitos Park

    Ranchitos Park & Penny Garcia-Roybal Aquatics Center

  5. Plaza de Española

    Check out pictures and other information from the Espanola Plaza Convento NNMRAC.

  6. Facility Rental

    Review Community Services facility fees and proposed edits.