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Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for creating and providing recreation, leisure, community services and facilities necessary to promote public well-being and quality of life for youth, adults, senior citizens and special populations in Bernalillo County.

Each of the Bernalillo County Community Centers provide various programs and activities for youth and adults such as the before and after school programs, Summer Recreation Program, Parky’s Pals Pre-School Recreation Program, aerobics and fitness classes, dance instruction, arts and crafts, and ceramics.

Sports, Aquatics, Community Fitness Centers: The staff at the community centers help administer the county’s sports leagues, pools and seasonal water facilities and two fitness centers.

The Land Management Section is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of more than 1,000 acres of parks, athletic fields, little league complexes, streetscapes, county facility landscapes, and over 950 acres of open space properties

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  • The summer edition of Poetry Through The Seasons is set for Wednesday, July 17 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Bachechi Open Space in the North Valley. The course, led by poets and instructors Cynthia Gra...

  • County Commissioners approved the lease and operating agreements with the Albuquerque Indian Center for the Tiny Home Village. The agreement approvals bring the transitional housing project one-step ...

  • Registration for artisans, value-added producers/growers, food trucks, and both amateur and professional cooks for the “chicharron challenge” is now open for the Fourth Annual Bosque Chile Festival. ...

Community Services
  • Youth ages 11-19 are invited to participate in our free Teen 3-on-3 basketball program every Friday night from 7-10 June 14 through Aug. 9. Dinner will be served before each event at 6 p.m. with a mandatory life skills workshop at 6:30. Registration begins May 13. For more details contact Ashley Gutierrez at (505) 314-0465.
    Location:
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    7/19/2019 7:00 PM - 7/19/2019 10:00 PM

  • Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333 Tijeras
    Time:
    7/20/2019 10:30 AM - 7/20/2019 1:30 PM

  • Play, learn and explore with the entire family at Summer Family Fun Days at Bachechi Open Space! Each Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. come out for weekly crafts, outdoor activities and experiments that will deepen your discovery of the world. Each week will have a unique craft that you can take home, and the theme changes every month! Best of all, it's FREE! Call (505) 314-0420 for more information.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    7/21/2019 12:00 PM - 7/21/2019 5:00 PM

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