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12/31/2020
Parks & Recreation

Recent changes in the state public health order allow Bernalillo County to reopen the Rio Grande indoor pool on a limited basis beginning Monday, Jan. 4.

The pool will only allow 4 swimmers per hour. Swimmers will be asked to exit the pool 15 minutes ... Read More


12/11/2020
Parks & Recreation Community Centers

Pending no additional changes to the current public health orders, Bernalillo County’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department will be reopening fitness centers in the following community centers, by reservation only, beginning Monday, Dec.... Read More


12/09/2020
Parks & Recreation

The Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department will begin to landscape medians near the intersection of Alameda Boulevard and Rio Grande Boulevard, beginning Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2020.

The project is scheduled to be completed by We... Read More


09/25/2020
Parks & Recreation Community Centers

Recent changes in the state public health order have allowed Bernalillo County to open some recreation facilities on a limited basis.

Bernalillo County emphasizes that any teams or individuals, with an approved use agreement for use of county faciliti... Read More


07/17/2020
Parks & Recreation Community Centers

Bernalillo County is complying with the current public health order that requires recreation facilities to remain closed at this time. 

Following the public school plan for a reopening, Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation & Open Space staff i... Read More


07/02/2020
Parks & Recreation

Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque are partnering to bring four fireworks displays to citizens in four different places in the metro area.

Beginning at 9:20 p.m. on the Fourth of July, fireworks will be launched from:


06/24/2020
Open Space Parks & Recreation

Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space is slowly re-opening some of its facilities that closed in March due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic restrictions.

All Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space facilities, such as ballfie... Read More


06/05/2020
Parks & Recreation

The Bernalillo County’s Parks and Recreation Department will begin to landscape medians along Alameda Boulevard from Rio Grande Boulevard to North Guadalupe Trail, on Monday, June 8, 2020. The project is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday, ... Read More


06/05/2020
Open Space Parks & Recreation

Get ready, get online and get fit as Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space gets ready to offer virtual summer programming.

As part of the ‘Recreating Recreation to Virtual Involvement for a Healthier and Safer Community Experience&r... Read More


05/07/2020
Parks & Recreation

In an effort to keep Bernalillo County residents and county employees safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, most summer programs have been cancelled and outdoor swimming pools will not open.

“This is a very difficult decision to make,... Read More


01/21/2020
Open Space Parks & Recreation Community Centers

Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department is hosting a public meeting regarding the future expansion and renovation of the Paradise Hills Community Center and pool located on Paradise Hills Boulevard.

WHO: Paradise Hills resid... Read More


12/13/2019
Open Space Parks & Recreation

The Bernalillo County Commission approved $1.5 million for the planning and development for the Mid-North Valley Agro-Recreation Complex commonly known as Sandia Ranch.

The money will fund site-work, infrastructure to include parking, landscaping, par... Read More


10/28/2019
Parks & Recreation

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Sixth Annual Sugar Skull Fun Run that took place on Sunday, Oct. 27! A new addition was the ‘Muerto Market’ that featured Dia de los Muertos face painters, themed artisans and vendors, food truck... Read More


10/14/2019
Open Space Parks & Recreation

Bernalillo County invites the community to attend a weeds maintenance and management planning meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 3:30 p.m. at the South Valley Multipurpose Community Center, 2008 Larrazolo Road SW.

BernCo has contracted the landscape, ar... Read More


09/18/2019
Open Space Parks & Recreation

Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation Open Space Department is hosting a community meeting to update plans for the Paradise Hills Community Center and Senior Annex. The county received legislative grants and bond funding to plan, design, and const... Read More


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  • Albuquerque’s City Nature Challenge Coordinators Laurel Ladwig and Selena Connealy will teach how to use this app to help identify local flora and fauna. Learn more about the City Nature Challenge event taking place at this time and how you can participate! Registration closes April 23.
    Time:
    4/24/2021 9:00 AM - 4/24/2021 11:00 AM

  • In this workshop, we will use the ABQ Backyard Refuge Program (ABQ BRP) workbook and learn a myriad of ways the Bachechi Open Space might better support local plants and wildlife. Meet with the ABQ BRP team who will feature Bachechi Open Space as an example to demonstrate the first step in becoming a certified habitat – and in turn, be able to certify your own garden as a backyard refuge. Registration closes May 14.
    Time:
    5/15/2021 9:00 AM - 5/15/2021 10:30 AM

  • Are you fascinated by the weather? Learn how to stay safe and be prepared. Join National Weather Service of Albuquerque Meteorologist who will teach the basics of severe local storms. This incredible two-hour workshop includes training about thunderstorms, flash floods, downburst winds, tornadoes, and more. This event is part of the volunteer SKYWARN weather spotters and volunteers training for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS). Registration closes May 21.
    Time:
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