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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

2019 Jay Benson Triathlon

May 12, 2019 from 07:00 AM to 11:30 AM
The Jewish Community Center (JCC) and the City of Albuquerque are partnering to bring back the Jay Benson Triathlon after a four-year hiatus. The event began in 1977 and was an Albuquerque athletic community institution for over 30 years. It will make its comeback this year on Kirtland Air Force Base with a 5 km run, 20 km bike, and 400 meter swim on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Open Space Explorer Camp

Jun 18, 2019 09:30 AM to Aug 08, 2019 12:30 PM
The weekly camp sessions begin June 18, 2019 and will run every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday through August 8. Registration is $15.00 per participant per week. Kids are encouraged to bring water, a hat, sunscreen, a snack and/or lunch. Registration will take place online beginning Saturday, March 9 at play.cabq.gov.

Open Space Explorer Camp

Jun 18, 2019 09:30 AM to Jun 20, 2019 12:30 PM
The City of Albuquerque’s Parks & Recreation Department is opening registration for its popular Open Space Explorer Camp on Saturday, March 9. The camp, which is held at the Open Space Visitor Center, launches its second year of weekly camps exploring Albuquerque’s environment and natural surroundings this summer.