Community Services

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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  • A delightful workshop that promises to inspire tending to beneficial insects and pollinators so that they can thrive in your yard. Learn early season strategies like knowing what to plant when managing spring yard preparations in a way that fosters a healthy environment. Plus, hear what’s happening in the current legislative session towards helping the survival of these vital insects. Presenters are Anita Amstutz, founder of the non-profit, Think Like a Bee, and Mary Jo Picha, BernCo master naturalist.
    Time:
    3/6/2021 9:00 AM - 3/6/2021 10:30 AM

  • Master composter, John Zarola, will share how raised garden beds in the high desert present many useful management options for home gardeners. The class topics include bed set-up and sheet composting for soil fertility as well as making soil amendments, the types of mulches and which irrigation methods are well-suited for raised beds.
    Time:
    3/13/2021 9:00 AM - 3/27/2021 11:00 AM

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