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Community Services

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

The county's community centers are integral to this mission.

Please click on a name to contact or learn more about each community center: 

 

What We Do:

  • Each Bernalillo County community center provides various programs and activities for youth and adults, such as the Summer Recreation Program, Parky's Pals Pre-School Recreation Program, aerobics and fitness classes, dance instruction, arts and crafts, and one-on-one literacy tutoring.
  • The Teen Program provides after-school recreation for children ages 13-17 years, such as field trips, dance crews and homework assistance. This program is held at the Westside and Mountain View Community Centers and the Paradise Hills Teen Center.
  • Raymond G. Sanchez, Los Vecinos, South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center and Paradise Hills community centers house senior citizen meal-site programs.
  • All community centers are used to host a variety of community organizations, events, sports leagues and meetings.

 

 

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  • As part of suicide awareness month, Bernalillo County Community Services and the State Children Youth & Families Department will host a suicide awareness healing fair. The fair will be an opportun...

  • The life and work of renowned artist Georgia O’Keeffe will come to life at a Chautauqua performance by Deborah Blanche. A selection of O’Keeffe’s paintings, sayings, and photographs will be a part...

  • The 3rd annual Bosque Chile Festival will open for one day on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food vendors, artisans, chef demos, poetry slam, kids’ activities, and music highlight the ev...

Community Services
  • Presenter: Arnold Herrera, NM Humanities Council While demonstrating steps in constructing the famous Cochiti drum, Mr. Herrera tells about tribal political structures, language, ceremony, clans and moiety membership, roles of men, women and children, and modern Pueblo social problems. This journey covers the period from the 1940s to the present. This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    9/21/2018 7:00 PM - 9/21/2018 8:30 PM

  • Presenter: Arnold Herrera, NM Humanities Council While demonstrating steps in constructing the famous Cochiti drum, Mr. Herrera tells about tribal political structures, language, ceremony, clans and moiety membership, roles of men, women and children, and modern Pueblo social problems. This journey covers the period from the 1940s to the present. This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    9/21/2018 7:00 PM - 9/21/2018 8:30 PM

  • Master naturalist volunteers will be the guides of this annual plant walk and survey at this beautiful property. Also, learn about past forest health initiatives to improve the overall health of this open space. This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    34 Forest Road 252 (Manzano Mountains)
    Time:
    9/22/2018 9:00 AM - 9/22/2018 10:30 AM

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