Information about the Parks and Recreation Department.
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 Events
Jun 11, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Mixed media artist Chris Meyer has opened his eyes and ears to the biology and geology of many of our local Open Spaces, collecting their stories to enhance and enlarge through his art practice.
Aug 27, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hear a presentation on local wildlife by Daryl Ratajczak, wildlife biologist.
Sep 03, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
In Undercurrents, eight local artists interpret and respond to Open Space lands, inspiring an exchange of ideas about our environment and sparking discussion about its conservation and stewardship. Artist's talk from 1pm-2pm.
from Sep 03, 2016 02:00 PM to Nov 27, 2016 05:00 PM
In Undercurrents, eight local artists interpret and respond to Open Space lands, inspiring an exchange of ideas about our environment and sparking discussion about its conservation and stewardship.
Sep 17, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
A free day-long event for the whole family featuring live music, food, children’s activities, workshops, and more!
Sep 17, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Full moon concert on the beautiful patio of the Open Space Visitor Center, featuring, the Tumbleweeds!
Sep 18, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Be part of the 2016 Punt, Pass, and Kick competition!
Oct 15, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Full Moon Concert with Frank McCullouch y Sus Amigos accompanied by food truck dinner and kids’ activity.