Parks & Recreation
The Golf Courses are open 364 days of the year, weather permitting.
Cool off, have fun, and stay fit at any of our indoor or outdoor 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.
Find outstanding recreation opportunities 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 annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and the Golf and Event Center.
Parks and Recreation News & Events
Discover the food staples known as the Three Sisters: corns, beans and squash.
Help clear area nature trails.
A chance to view the sun with the Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS).
Star gazing and astronomy programs with the Albuquerque Astronomical Society.
Learn the art of composting with the Albuquerque Master Composters. Part of the Traditions Garden Lecture series.
Join us on this guided walk along the river and see what and who make up this unique riverside forest.
Ride your bike to work and discover a new way to commute.
During event volunteers help remove trash from the Rio Grande and the bosque.
Learn to grow herbs and learn about their health benefits.
Join the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division for this annual day of service. Volunteers will work on over 10 different projects in the Sandia Foothills Open Space trail systems including vegetation restoration, trash removal, and trail maintenance.
A Plant Identification Workshop and Cooking Demonstration.
BOSQUE is a multi-media group exhibition that invites people to interpret their relationship with the Albuquerque riverside forest.
PARCH is a group exhibition exploring the nature of Water. Water has a transformational quality, carving the political and physical landscapes of our world.