Information about Parks and Recreation in Albuquerque.
The Golf Courses are open 364 days of the year, weather permitting.
Cool off, have fun, and stay fit at any of our indoor or outdoor 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.
Find 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 News & Events
from Apr 04, 2015 09:00 AM to Jun 28, 2015 05:00 PM
Discover the food staples known as the Three Sisters: corns, beans and squash.
May 23, 2015 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Mayor Richard J. Berry and the City of Albuquerque’s Parks & Recreation Department, Open Space Division, invite you to a summer of family friendly events during our 2015 Open Space Summer Series.
Jun 06, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Join the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division for this annual day of service. Volunteers will work on over 10 different projects in the Sandia Foothills Open Space trail systems including vegetation restoration, trash removal, and trail maintenance.
from Jun 09, 2015 03:00 PM to Aug 11, 2015 04:00 PM
Explore the Bosque this summer with a nature kit made by you!
Jun 14, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 01:30 PM
A Plant Identification Workshop and Cooking Demonstration.
Jun 18, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Open Space Visitor Center is teaming up with the New Mexico Book Coop to bring you the best in children’s literature.
Jun 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Join the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division volunteer team and support the preservation of local natural and cultural resources.
from Jul 05, 2015 08:00 AM to Sep 27, 2015 04:00 PM
BOSQUE is a multi-media group exhibition that invites people to interpret their relationship with the Albuquerque riverside forest.
from Oct 03, 2015 08:00 AM to Dec 27, 2015 05:00 PM
PARCH is a group exhibition exploring the nature of Water. Water has a transformational quality, carving the political and physical landscapes of our world.