Community Services


Community Events

2018 Española Community Events
  • 2nd Annual Community Matanza at Valdez Park June 2nd from 12:00 to 9:00pm
  • RACSTOP 6PAC Conference on May 9th 9:00am to 3:00pm at Ranchitos Park
  • Annual Community Back Pack Giveaway on July 28th from 12:00 to 6:00pm at the Plaza de Española
  • Show and Shine Car Show at the Plaza de Española every third Saturday starting in May through September 2018
  • Española Valley Art Festival on September 29th and 30th at the Plaza de Española


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