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Los Altos Park Improvements

Multi-phased improvements headed to Los Altos Park

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Expected Completion

Summer/Fall 2022

Closure Updates

  • The tennis courts are now closed.
  • Los Altos Skatepark is currently closed for concrete patching - will re-open at the beginning of July.
  • The Dog Park will remain open as long as possible, but will close out of safety concerns for a period of time. Check back to this page for updates.

Contact Information

Pete Saiz

Construction Project Manager

505-857-8664

[email protected]

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Complete renovation of the eastern portion of Los Altos Park leads off phase 1 also adding another softball field. This includes everything east of the access road from Lomas Blvd. NE to the Albuquerque Garden Center and Los Altos Pool.

Phase 1 improvements include:

      • Demolition and reconstruction of the softball fields
      • Construction of 5 new softball fields with 300’ outfield fences with up 150 spectators per field
      • Construction of a new Restroom and Community Building with concessions, multipurpose meeting rooms to support regional softball tournaments and community events
      • New and improved vehicle access within the park and new parking around the perimeter of the complex to avoid pedestrian conflicts
      • Construction of a pedestrian “spine” or promenade running through the middle of the complex with seating, shade and food truck parking for regional tournaments and community events.

Phase 2 will add other improvements, including:

      • Construction of a signature BMX Pump Track Facility, suitable for hosting regional and national competitions, on NM Department of Transportation-owned property at Easterday Drive NE.
      • Construction of a new dog park in southeast corner/south side of the park
      • Construction of a 20 new horseshoe court capable of hosting regional tournaments
      • Construction of a new playground to replace the current one
      • Continuation of the Phase 1 pedestrian spine connecting the softball complex to the pool, skate park, horseshoe complex, dog park and BMC pump track
      • Continuation of improved vehicle access loop to new primary signalized park entrance and Lomas Blvd. NE and Easterday Dr. NE
      • Additional parking construction to support all of the above improvements and provide overflow parking for large softball tournaments and community events.

With demolition underway, Phase 1 construction bids will go out this summer with construction anticipated to start early fall 2021 with construction to be completed in the summer of 2022 with an estimated investment of update $13 million. Phase 2 design continues with construction scheduled at a future date. The estimated cost of Phase 2 has not been determined.

Nearby Tennis Courts

The tennis courts at Los Altos will not be returning. Parks and Recreation oversees dozens of courts for both tennis and pickleball across Albuquerque. The nearest tennis courts are mapped below.

 

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Nearby Dog Parks

The popular dog park at Los Altos will remain, even after all phases of improvements are complete. It may be relocated to a larger area in the southwest area of the park. As construction continues, the dog park will stay open for as long as possible, but will need to be closed eventually for safety reasons.

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Click here to download the presentation from the Public Input Meeting held on June 2, 2021.