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Model Rocketry

Information about model rocketry for youth in Albuquerque.

Model RocketryModel rocketry is a great hobby and educational opportunity.

Rocketry Rentals

Outdoor Recreation has two 6-slot rocket launchers. Each launcher is self contained and easy to set up. The equipment is loaned on a first-come, first-served basis for a maximum of 3 days.

Fee: $15

Rocket Build Program

Outdoor Recreation is ready to teach youth how to build and launch a rocket.

An average build will take approximately 2 hours for a group of 20. Plan to schedule a launch 1 or 2 days after the build.

All launches will be conducted at Balloon Fiesta Park unless otherwise arranged. For launching at Balloon Fiesta Park, reservations are required 7 days prior to planned launch. Rockets are launched in the north parking lot. Use gate 1 to enter.

Life skills learned include persistence, reading, following directions, cooperation, and basic science.

A minimum of 10 participants are required, with a maximum of 25 per session.

  • Dates: Year round
  • Cost: $10 per rocket
  • Registration: (505) 768-5328