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Parks & Recreation Upcoming Events

View upcoming events from the Parks and Recreation Department.

Foothills Wild

Oct 15, 2023 from 08:00 AM to 09:30 AM
Meet at the Cottonwood Springs parking lot at Elena Gallegos Open Space for a guided hike. Carpooling is encouraged.

Yoga with a View

Sep 29, 2023 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
The views of the Open Space Visitor Center are a perfect backdrop to the experience of this yoga class

Intro to Rock Climbing

Oct 01, 2023 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to rock climb: play like a grown-up and join us for classes that introduce the basic principles of various outdoor activities including hiking, map and compass, birding, mountain biking, and more. All in a supportive and fun environment. Classes are led by experienced outdoor educators and provide all necessary materials. Come dressed for the weather and bring a sense of adventure.

Learning to Explore Landscapes

Sep 23, 2023 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
A free workshop for anyone interested in learning more about our beloved Sandia Mountains from a geologic perspective.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Sep 23, 2023 from 01:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Come join us for a FREE Hispanic Heritage Celebration! Free Paletas, Face Painting, Storytelling, and vendors. Performances by: Son Como Son and Steve Chavez with Marimbas

Outdoor Field School: Performing Pedology (ages 11-14)

Sep 30, 2023 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Middle school-aged youth join two Open Space education park rangers for in-depth learning about the natural world around them through fun, hands-on science outdoors using real scientific field equipment. Classes take place at a variety of Open Space public lands.