Information about Parks and Recreation in Albuquerque.
The Golf Courses are open 364 days of the year, weather permitting.
Cool off, have fun, and stay fit at any of our public swimming pools and spray parks.
Open Space works to protect the natural character of more than 29,000 acres of land.
The City of Albuquerque maintains nearly 300 parks including dog parks and skate parks.
Outstanding recreation from tennis, baseball, and softball, to bicycling and rock climbing.
You may volunteer individually, and groups are always welcome.
The Shooting Range Park provides a safe convenient location for citizens to enjoy shooting sports.
Balloon Fiesta Park
Balloon Fiesta Park hosts the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and the Golf and Event Center.
Parks and Recreation News & Events
May 23, 2015 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Mayor Richard J. Berry and the City of Albuquerque’s Parks & Recreation Department, Open Space Division, invite you to a summer of family friendly events during our 2015 Open Space Summer Series.
from May 31, 2015 09:00 AM to Aug 30, 2015 12:00 AM
On Sundays, knowledgeable guides and members of our community lead explorations and offer demonstrations in an assortment of fields and specialties.
from Jun 09, 2015 10:00 AM to Aug 11, 2015 11:00 AM
Explore the Bosque this summer with a nature kit made by you! (Registration required)
Jun 18, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Open Space Visitor Center is teaming up with the New Mexico Book Coop to bring you the best in children’s literature.
from Jul 05, 2015 09:00 AM to Sep 27, 2015 05:00 AM
'Bosque' is a multi-media group exhibition that invites people to interpret their relationship with the Albuquerque riverside forest.
from Jul 17, 2015 04:00 PM to Aug 27, 2015 09:00 PM
Aug 02, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
A guided nature walk taking place the first Sunday of the month, every month. Register at 897-8831.
Aug 05, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Hosted by Albuquerque Open Space & Edgewood Soil and Water Conservation District.
Aug 11, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Aug 15, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
A demonstration by artist Deborah Gavel.
Aug 16, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Part of the Open Space Summer Series
Aug 23, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
A step to better soil and waterwise gardening.
Aug 28, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Open to all ages, a fun event for the whole family - A full moon concert with the Buckaretttes!
Aug 29, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
A chance to learn about bees and beekeeping. Registration required.
from Oct 03, 2015 08:00 AM to Dec 27, 2015 05:00 PM
PARCH is a group exhibition exploring the nature of Water. Water has a transformational quality, carving the political and physical landscapes of our world.