Things To Do In Sunland Park

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Robert and Lucy Sondgeroth’s 7-acre maze, cut from corn-lookalike sorghum grass, draws thousands of visitors each fall. Inspired by the success of the maize-y autumn attraction, the Sondegraths decided to open with a spring version for the first time this year. Explorers of all ages can catch a body coming through the pint-size rye labyrinth, which stands 5 feet tall to allow little ones to keep a watchful eye on their parents' antics. After solving the maze and rehydrating with two bottled waters, agri-tourists can hop a ride on the cow train, hone their aim at the air cannon, or hit the oversize jumping pillow for an enthusiastic bounce.

1101 Avenida de Mesilla
Anthony,
NM
US

Set in the comfy country cornstalk confines of the century-old Maldonado Maze, the Del Arroyo Arts Festival welcomes revelers to a sensory buffet of arts and entertainment. Watch real-life fire-dance troupes blaze as they boogie or pay tribute with a strictly metaphorical disco inferno, as you shimmy to the live musicians. Meanwhile, vendors, regular raffles, and a silent auction sit on the periphery of spoken-word open mics, live painting showcases, and a graffiti jam. After the feast, guests are free to walk through the stalk maze to test their mind matter and recount their troubles to the perceptive ears of corn.

571 Maldonado Road
Anthony,
NM
US

Equipment: Free weights, battling ropes, power rings, heavy bags, bands/chains.

Students should bring: Training attire and mouthpiece recommended for Martial Arts classes.

Average class length: 30-60 minutes

Number of Staff: 1?5 people

Class location: Mix of indoor and outdoor classes

Established: 2013

Registration required: For memberships only; drop-in classes available for one-day fee

Good for beginners: Yes

Guests allowed: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Q&A with Jamil Saliba, Special Strength Coach

Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?

By keeping things fun ... and straight to the point. Nothing is more motivating than results. I myself get bored quickly, so my training is designed to keep interest levels high, which keeps people working hard. But the key word here is 'routine'. That is why people give up, because routine is boring. Dr. Zatsiorsky states that the response of a biological object to a constant given stimulus decreases over time. Why don't people own 10 of the same shirt? Because it would get boring wearing the same thing daily, working out is no different.

Besides working out, what else can clients do to spend their time at your facility?

Well, there are two sides to my gym: the working out and the martial arts. Aside from that, during open gym hours clients can pretty much use the place for anything training related.

What is a typical session of your program or class like for a student?

Warm up, high intensity interval training, special exercises to target lagging muscle groups, cool down.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

I use interval training to raise overall General Physical Preparedness (GPP), strengthen lagging muscle groups, and burn fat. No cardio machines, no Crossfit, just a scientific approach to strength and fitness.

1801 Victory Lane
Sunland Park,
NM
US

With 24 rides and counting, Western Playland Amusement Park entertains kids of almost any age. Here's a sampling of the thrilling attractions.

Rides that reach for the sky Younger kids test their fear of heights as they ascend the Frog Hopper or pilot a plane on the Red Baron ride; their older siblings get a bird's-eye view of the park in the Sky Glider, then test their mettle on the Bandido Roller Coaster.

Satisfy the need for speed The gleaming Hurricane roller coaster takes riders taller than 50" on a twisting jaunt; younger kids get their free-falling feet wet on the slightly tamer Miner Coaster.

Classic rides For a bit of nostalgia, visitors take a turn on the merry-go-round, make their heads spin on the tilt-a-whirl, or battle it out in the bumper car arena, the one place where it's okay to high-five someone after you rear-end them.

Rides for toddlers The tiny set can cruise the park too?on pint-sized boats, cars, and ladybugs.

1249 Futurity Dr
Sunland Park,
NM
US

Our Texas wines are more than a reflection of our personal dedication to making world-class wines. They represent our culture and desire to share all that means in one of life's finer pleasures. Handcrafted wines with true Texas spirit. Zin Valle - made in the place where the star touches the mountain. Salud!

7315 Canutillo La Union Rd
Canutillo,
TX
US