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Announcements, park closures, or construction from Albuquerque Parks.

Summer 2018 Registration for Swimming, Tennis Begins Monday

The City of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department today announced that registration for summer swimming lessons, swim team, and tennis will be offered online this year. Online registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 23. In-person registration for swimming will be available beginning Saturday, April 28 at 8:00 a.m. In-person registration for tennis will begin Monday, April 30.

The Open Space News, April-June 2018

Read the latest edition of the Open Space Newsletter and learn about upcoming volunteer, education, and recreation events, the new Parks & Recreation Director, and the Duende Onion!

The Open Space News, January-March 2017

The winter edition of the Open Space Newsletter. Our superintendent, Dr. Schmader, retires, volunteer opportunities, upcoming Visitor Center events, photos around Open Space land, and, of course, the Duende Onion!

The Open Space News, October-December 2015

The Open Space Newsletter fall edition. A farewell to Jodi Hedderig, Open Space Visitor Center fall calendar of events, information about the art exhibit PARCH and more! Plus, the ever popular Duende's Onion!

October - December 2014: Volume 15, Issue 4

Tony Barron, Assistant Open Space Superintendent, started working for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department on November 15th, 1982. He will be retiring this fall. Here, Tony recounts some of his early experiences at the Open Space Division.