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Announcements, park closures, or construction from Albuquerque Parks.

City of Albuquerque to Close East Mountain Open Space Properties Friday Due to Fire Danger

The City of Albuquerque’s Parks and Recreation Department today announced that open space properties in the East Mountains will close tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. due to extreme fire danger. These closures are in conjunction with those announced earlier this week by the Sandia Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest. These properties will remain closed indefinitely until the fire danger subsides.

Summer 2018 Registration for Swimming, Tennis Begins Monday

The City of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department today announced that registration for summer swimming lessons, swim team, and tennis will be offered online this year. Online registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 23. In-person registration for swimming will be available beginning Saturday, April 28 at 8:00 a.m. In-person registration for tennis will begin Monday, April 30.

The Open Space News, January-March 2017

The winter edition of the Open Space Newsletter. Our superintendent, Dr. Schmader, retires, volunteer opportunities, upcoming Visitor Center events, photos around Open Space land, and, of course, the Duende Onion!