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BernCo ‘Movies in the Park’ Series Begins This Saturday, June 2

Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation is again hosting its popular and family-friendly series Movies in the Park this summer beginning June 2 through Aug. 11 at various locations throughout the county.
movies in the park returns

South Valley Pool & Splash Pad Update Meeting

Learn more about the future of the Bernalillo County south valley pool and splash pad and other local county facilities at a community meeting on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
south valley public meeting

BernCo Board Honors Award-Winning T3on3N Basketball Program

The BernCo Board of Commissioners and County Manager Julie Morgas Baca recognized Parks and Rec employees for receiving the State Youth Program of the Year award from the New Mexico Recreation and Parks Association for the T3on3N Program.
T33N program honored

Bernalillo County Wins Youth Program of the Year

The Bernalillo County T3on3N basketball program has been honored as the state youth program of the year by the New Mexico Recreation and Parks Association (NMRPA).
county program wins state award

The Adventures of BernCo Bernie – Out and About in Bernalillo County is Out and About in Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County, along with the New Mexico Tourism Department and Albuquerque Public Schools, presented BernCo Bernie’s third book, The Adventures of BernCo Bernie – Out and About in Bernalillo County at an official book launch held earlier today.
bernco bernie book release

BernCo Bernie Celebrating Fifth Birthday

BernCo Bernie was recognized on Tuesday, April 10, by the Bernalillo County Commission in celebration of her fifth birthday this Friday, April 13. Since 2013, BernCo Bernie has been the ambassador, or "spokes-sheep," of Bernalillo County. She shares all the great things to do and see in Bernalillo County with our residents and visitors.
bernco bernie fifth birthday

Participate in Keeping BernCo Beautiful

The community is invited to help keep Bernalillo County beautiful by being a part of the Great American Cleanup happening most weekends in April and May.
great american cleanup

The Behavioral Health Initiative: What Is It?

The Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Initiative represents a significant step forward in local efforts toward addressing and preventing the mental health, substance abuse, addiction, and homelessness crisis in Albuquerque/Bernalillo County and the middle Rio Grande region of New Mexico.

Open Space

Bernalillo County is the proud steward of open spaces and prescription trails and proud host of educational programs about wildlife, history and nature
Open Space

Parks and Recreation

Your place for community recreation, aquatics, park maintenance, open space, sports and fitness, youth programs and senior citizen centers
Parks and Recreation

BernCo Honored for Participation in Food Program

Bernalillo County’s 2018 Summer Lunch Program is being honored for 45 years of participation in the summer food program in New Mexico.
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Latest News
  • One new softball field and one totally renovated field are ready for use at Tom Tenorio Park in the county’s South Valley. The new fields were built after concerns from neighbors were raised over ...

  • Bernalillo County’s 2018 Summer Lunch Program is being honored for 45 years of participation in the summer food program in New Mexico. The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department along ...

  • Dignitaries from the University of New Mexico, the State of New Mexico, Bernalillo County, and the UNM North Neighborhood Association will plant a tree and bury a time capsule marking the 20th annive...

Community Services
  • Open Gym Volleyball for ages 16 plus. Membership fee is $12, or free for veterans and 60 years old and up.
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    6/23/2018 12:00 PM - 6/23/2018 3:00 PM

  • Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Summer Family Fun Days. This free, family-fun activity features themed and educational weekly crafts and experiments. Check the flier for specific monthly themes.
    Bachechi Open Space, 9251 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    6/24/2018 12:00 PM - 6/24/2018 5:00 PM

  • Enjoy Pickleball for those ages 50 +. Free on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Call (505) 468-7341 for more info.
    South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo SW
    6/25/2018 12:00 PM - 6/25/2018 4:30 PM


Housing Department
Bernalillo County’s Housing Department administers federal housing and economic development dollars to benefit low and moderate income individuals.

ABQ/BernCo Community Schools Partnership

Increasing parent involvement, student academic achievement and overall community quality of life, with schools as the hub

Community Centers

Little girls at a community center
Community hotspots for Before and After School programs for kids, dances and sports for teens and fitness and computer classes for adults.
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