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Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation’s Aquatics Department operates four pools and one spray park.

In addition, the aquatics program provides swim lessons, open swim, water aerobics, pool/spray park rentals, water safety instruction, senior water aerobics, lap swimming, swim team, masters swimming, and Red Cross lifeguard training.

May 26, 2018 is OPENING DAY for ALL aquatics facilities - except for the South Valley Pool and Splash Pad, which  will not open until sometime in July as construction continues on the splash pad and bath house. Registration opens at 9 a.m. for swim lessons, swim team and rentals for all facilities. Public swim begins at noon.


Rio Grande High School/Bernalillo County Pool 

2312 Arenal Road SW, Albuquerque, NM  87105
Open year round, except for county holidays. View a list of county holidays.  
Phone: (505) 314-0169

Lap Swimming: Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Recreational Swim: Every day from 12 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.  

County Water Aerobics: Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

The totally rebuilt Rio Grande Pool opened just in time for the 2015 summer swimming season. Bernalillo County built a new pool so that it will be safe for recreational and competitive swimmers, meet current building and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, and be more energy efficient. Renovations include a completely new pool designed to provide the high school swim team with a home pool that meets competition standards. In addition to a new pool, the building received a new slide, roof, heating, cooling and ventilation systems.

Rio Grande Indoor Pool Fliers and Events

Please click on the image below for a downloadable, printable version of each two-page flier.

 

 

Pool Schedule and Prices

RG Schedule

Aquatics Youth Registration Form

Registration Form



Bernalillo County’s Aquatics Department also operates four other seasonal facilities:

Paradise Pool and Water Slide 

5901 Paradise Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM  87114
Phone: (505) 898-0956
Hours: Every day noon – 4:45 p.m. through Aug. 3, 2018.

The Paradise Hills pool, built in 1974 and recently renovated, features a brand new Kawabunga double loop slalom water slide. This pool facility with ample grassy areas is perfect for birthday pool parties. The facility received new decks and a new pool liner. The pool is 25 yards long by six lanes with a baby pool.

May 19, 2018: Paradise Hills Mass Registration will take place at Paradise Hills Pool from 9 a.m. to noon. (ONLY for Paradise Hills programs and rentals.)

May 26, 2018: OPENING DAY for ALL facilities and registration opens for swim lessons, swim team and rentals for ALL aquatics facilities.

Alameda Spray Park

Located at 9800 Fourth St. NW, Albuquerque, NM  87114
Phone: (505) 898-1355

Hours: Monday through Friday 11 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Los Padillas Aquatic Center

2141 Los Padillas Rd. SW, Albuquerque, NM
Phone: (505) 873-1156

Hours: Every day noon – 4:45 p.m. through Aug. 3, 2018.

The Los Padillas Aquatics Center, built in 2005, consists of a zero-depth pool with a variety of water play features including a large water slide, giant mushroom fountain and other spray features. It is handicap accessible and excellent for pool parties. This facility also has a 25-yard lap pool.

South Valley Pool

3912 Isleta Rd. SW, Albuquerque, NM  87105
Phone: (505) 873-6616

Hours: Every day noon – 4:45 p.m. through Aug. 3, 2018.

Opening mid-July, 2018: New Mexico's largest spray park.

 

May 26, 2018 is OPENING DAY for ALL aquatics facilities. Registration opens at 9 a.m. for swim lessons, swim team and rentals for ALL facilities. Public swim begins at noon.

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Community Services
  • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    Location:
    478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    5/25/2018 9:00 AM - 5/25/2018 12:00 PM

  • Enjoy Pickleball for those ages 50 +. Free on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Call (505) 468-7341 for more info.
    Location:
    South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo SW
    Time:
    5/25/2018 12:00 PM - 5/25/2018 4:30 PM

  • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    Location:
    478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    5/26/2018 9:00 AM - 5/26/2018 12:00 PM

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