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Summer Playground Registration

Information about the Summer Playground Program.

Video: Summer Recreation

The Playground Recreation Program offers summer recreation programs for children 6 through 11 years old at various elementary schools during the summer months.

These programs provide planned, organized and supervised activities designed to meet the recreational needs of children that attend.

Summer Playground Program

The Playground Recreation summer program usually runs 7 to 8 weeks during the summer months. Starting and ending dates vary from each school site depending on the school availability.

How to: Registration

New for Playground Summer Recreation 2019!

Register for the Playground Summer Program online at play.cabq.gov beginning June 3.  You will need to create an account to proceed and access the site.  It is also important to note your user name and password as you will need this information to register and submit payments. 

Playground Recreation staff will be onsite June 3 through June 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to provide online registration instructions and answer any questions if needed.

Full Registration & Waiting Lists

Once a site registration is full, a waiting list will be kept and maintained. Parents will be notified as space becomes available.

Playground Recreation Program Summer 2019

School Summer Program Dates Program Hours
  B&A = Before and After school  
Armijo B&A-June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6:00 pm
Carlos Rey June 10th - Aug 2nd 7 am - 6 pm
Chaparral B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Dolores Gonzales B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Duranes B&A - June 5th - July 11th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
East San Jose B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Griegos June 10th - Aug 2nd 7 am - 6 pm
Hodgin B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
La Mesa B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Longfellow B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
MacArthur B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Matheson Park B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Painted Sky B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Rudolfo Anaya B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Susie Rayos B&A - June 5th - July 11th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm
Tomasita June 10th - Aug 2nd 7 am - 6 pm
Wherry B&A - June 19th - July 25th 7 am - 8 am & 2:20 pm - 6 pm

Online registrations required at play.cabq.gov

Staff will be available on site from June 3rd - 7th from 9 am - 2 pm to assist with questions.

Summer Program Hours & Fees

Summer Recreation program hours are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This Program is not free, please see the tables below for more information. There is also a registration fee for all registered participants.

All payments will be made online through the play.cabq.gov (using your user id and password)

Number of Children Summer Recreation
(7 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Summer Registration Fee
1 $30 per week $10 per child
2 $35 per week $10 per child
3 or more $40 per week $10 per child

Summer School Programs: Before & After School Hours & Fees

The pricing noted below is for schools that are operating as a summer school.

The Before School Recreation Program Hours are from 7 a.m. until the time school starts Monday through Friday. The After School Recreation Program Hours are immediately after school until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This Program is not free; please see table below for weekly fees.

Number of Children Before and After School
(morning and afternoon)
Summer Registration Fee
1 $20 per week $10 per child
2 $25 per week $10 per child
3 or more $30 per week $10 per child

Program Rules

  • Registration fee must be paid at time of registration.
  • Program fees for the entire summer can be paid in advance at the time of online registration. Fees which are not paid in advance must be paid on a weekly basis online at play.cabq.gov
  • If the weekly fee is not paid by the end of the week, your child will be discharged from the program.
  • If a child is left in our care after 6 p.m. (closing time), the parents or legal guardians will be charged a $15 late fee for each 30 minutes after 6 p.m. The late charge must be paid at the time the child is being picked up from the program.
  • If your child is not picked up from the program by 7 p.m. and a parent, legal guardian, or anyone else on the registration form cannot be reached, we will contact the Albuquerque Police Department and they will transport the child to All Faith's Home.