Information about model rocketry for youth in Albuquerque.
Model rocketry is a great hobby and educational opportunity.
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.
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 arrranged. 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. Call Balloon Fiesta Park at 768-6061 for more information.
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