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
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 25, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Autumn Planting and Permaculture workshop with Permaculturist Michael Reed.
Oct 02, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Enjoy the Autumn months in Albuquerque's riverside forest with a guided nature walk!
Oct 15, 2016 from 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM
A celebration of the river and its precious bosque.
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.
Oct 22, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Open House Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Albuquerque Archaeological Society
Oct 23, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Health and Energy in Seven Simple Movements with Instructor Marcy Pincus, Energy Arts Certified Instructor.
Oct 23, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Herbalist Dara Seville will review a selection of common native plants from Boca Negra, Elena Gallegos, and the Bosque and discuss identifying characteristics, ecological importance, and medicinal/edible uses.
Oct 23, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Taoist QiGong class with Certified Energy Arts Instructor Marcy Pincus.
Oct 30, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Artist Noel Chilton recounts her personal experience with the Mexican tradition, and then guides you through a mini Muerto-in-a-box exercise, using paper and clay constructions.