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Parks & Recreation

Information about the Parks and Recreation Department.

 

Golf

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The Golf Courses are open 364 days of the year, weather permitting.

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Swimming

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Cool off, have fun, and stay fit at any of our public swimming pools and spray parks.

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Open Space

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Open Space works to protect the natural character of more than 29,000 acres of land.

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Parks

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The City of Albuquerque maintains nearly 300 parks including dog parks and skate parks.

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Recreation

Balloon Fiesta Park 'Fun Fit Friday.'

Outstanding recreation from tennis, baseball, and softball, to bicycling and rock climbing.

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Volunteer

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You may volunteer individually, and groups are always welcome.

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Shooting Range

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The Shooting Range Park provides a safe convenient location for citizens to enjoy shooting sports.

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Balloon Fiesta Park

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Balloon Fiesta Park hosts the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and the Golf and Event Center.

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Parks and Recreation Events

Far Off the Path, Watercolors and Words by Betsy James

Oct 06, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Far Off the Path, Watercolors and Words, is an art exhibit by Betsy James. Betsy James is the author-illustrator of seventeen books for adults and children. Her latest novel, Roadsouls, was a finalist for the 2017 World Fantasy Award. She teaches at UNM Honors College, and lives in the North Valley.

2018 All-Comers Swim Meet benefitting the United Way

Nov 17, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM
On Saturday, November 17 at 8:00 a.m., swimmers are invited to dive into the pool for some good-natured competition all for a good cause. The City of Albuquerque’s Aquatics Division will hold an all-comers swim meet at the West Mesa Aquatic Center to benefit the United Way. All entry fees and additional contributions will be donated to the United Way of Central New Mexico as part of the City of Albuquerque’s annual giving campaign.