Community Services

BernCo to Install New Zip Line for Kids at County Park

Bernalillo County is now the proud owner of a zip line being installed at the Valle del Bosque Park playground in the South Valley, represented by commissioner Steven Michael Quezada.
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Rio Grande Indoor Pool to Reopen for Limited Use

Beginning Jan. 4 the pool will only allow 4 swimmers per hour, who will be asked to exit the pool 15 minutes before the hour ends to allow for visitor showers and pool area disinfecting.
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BernCo to Reopen Fitness 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 some community centers, by reservation only, beginning Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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BernCo to Close Community Centers

In keeping with the state public health order, Bernalillo County will stop the all-day care program and close all community centers on Friday, Nov. 20.
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Weeds and Glyphosate Moratorium FAQs

Want to learn more about the glyphosate moratorium? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.
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BernCo’s Prescription Trails Program Encourages Healthy Behavior

BernCo’s Prescription Trails Program Encourages Healthy Behavior
Our beautiful prescription trails increase walking and wheelchair-rolling on suggested routes, promoting healthy lifestyles for families

Get In Shape At BernCo Weight Rooms & Fitness Centers

Get In Shape At BernCo Weight Rooms & Fitness Centers
Get in shape without spending too much at BernCo fitness centers
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  • Bernalillo County and community partners have teamed up to present the 2021 El Camino Real Trade Fair. The series of virtual events will take place Friday evenings and Saturday mornings for the next ...

  • Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present six special events in April and May for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping, painting and more. All the events are virtual...

  • Bernalillo County and Silver Horizons will again offer free groceries to low-income seniors (60+) at two drive-thru grocery pickup events. Friday, March 26, 2021, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Rio Br...

Community Services
  • Certified Mindfulness Teacher and Master Naturalist volunteer, Marnie Rehn, will guide you on a mindfulness exploration through Bachechi Open Space. Explore with your senses, igniting your sense of wonder as you experience yourself as part of the natural environment. Class size is limited to adhere to COVID-Safe practices and public health order guidelines. Upon registration, specific details will be provided about meeting location, how to prepare, where to park, and more. Register early to ensure your spot. Registration closes on April 14 or until class is filled.
    Time:
    4/17/2021 9:00 AM - 4/17/2021 11:00 AM

  • 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

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