Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Postponed and Canceled Programs and Events

 
New Modified Summer Programming
With the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation, the City’s of Rio Rancho understands that many families are experiencing increased stress and anxiety due to this uncertain world that we all find ourselves in. Information is changing rapidly and it is difficult to keep pace without feeling overwhelmed. We, here at the City, share in your concerns and are trying to adapt and continue to serve our community as best as we can. We are releasing a smaller sampling of our modified recreation programs. These programs will open up for registration on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). We will continue to release registration opportunities for additional program offerings as we can. Please subscribe to our Facebook page for updates. We want to encourage you, your family and friends to stay healthy and safe by following the New Mexico Department of Health and CDC guidelines, and we hope to see you and your children back in our programs soon.

Postponed Programs and Events
 A list of postponed programs and events for summer, 2020 through the Parks, Recreation and Community Services department is below. These programs have been postponed until further notice. For more information please call (505) 891-5015. 

  • Adult Flag Football
  • Park 'n the Park Car Show (New Date - September 19, 2020) 
  • Silver Sneakers (through the YMCA)  
  • Youth Flag Football Spring League
Canceled Programs and Events


A list of canceled programs and events for spring, 2020 through the Parks, Recreation and Community Services department is below. These programs and events have been canceled. These programs and events are only being canceled for the spring, 2020 season. For more information please call (505) 891-5015. 

  • Adult 6 vs 6 Flag Football: Sundays (Summer Season) 
  • Adult Tennis, Session 1, Option 1 (Intermediate) 
  • Adult Tennis, Session 1, Option 2 (Advanced) 
  • Adult Tennis, Session 2 (Beginning)
  • Adult Tennis, Session 3, Option 1 (Beginning)
  • Adult Tennis, Session 3, Option 2 (Intermediate)
  • Advanced Teen Tennis 
  • Babes in Artland
  • Beginner and Intermediate Adult Ballet
  • Beginner Archery 1, Session 1
  • Beginner Archery 1, Session 2
  • Beginner Archery 2, Session 1
  • Beginner Archery 2, Session 2
  • Beyond the Bell After School Tutoring, Sessions 11 through 18
  • Drive In Theater - May 29, 2020
  • Eggs 'n Beggin Petacular Event
  • Explore Archery Club, Session 1
  • Father's Day "Tee" 
  • Gymnastics, Beginning, Session 3, Thursdays
  • Gymnastics, Beginning, Session 3, Tuesdays
  • Gymnastics, Intermediate, Session 3
  • Home School Archery, Session 1
  • Home School Archery, Session 2
  • Home School P.E., Session 1, Class
  • Home School P.E., Session 1, Class 
  • Home School P.E., Session 2, Class
  • Home School P.E., Session 2, Class
  • Kidszone Preschool a.m. and p.m. sessions for March, April and May  
  • Kourt Kids, Session 1
  • Kourt Kids, Session 2
  • Little Chippers
  • Little Kickers
  • Little Mouseketeers 
  • Little Rackets
  • Little Sluggers
  • Little Kickers 2, Next Step
  • Mother's Day Tea Party 
  • Pigskin Players
  • Pooch Plunge 
  • Red Cross Babysitting, Session 1 and 2
  • Rio Rancho's Biggest Yard Sale
  • Spring Break Escape
  • Spring Vendor and Craft Fling
  • Sunday is Funday 
  • Swim Lessons, Session 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • Teddy Bear Picnic 
  • Teen Tennis, Session 1 (Intermediate)
  • Teen Tennis, Session 2 (Beginning)
  • Tennis (Doubles)
  • Tumbling, Session 3
  • Young Dancers 
  • Youth Tennis, Option 1 (Beginning)
  • Youth Tennis, Option 2 (Intermediate)

Facility, Park and Playground Closures  


The City of Rio Rancho is taking preventive measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Until further notice, the following facilities and parks through the Parks, Recreation and Community Services department are closed. 

  • A Park Above, 2441 A Park Above Court
  • Haynes Park, 2006 Grande Boulevard - The park is open to the public, however restrooms remain closed to the public. The BBQ Pavilion is not accepting rentals at this time. 
  • Star Heights Recreation Center, 800 Polaris Boulevard - Not accepting rentals at this time. 
  • Cabezon Community Center, 2307 Cabezon Boulevard - Not accepting rentals at this time. 
  • Sabana Grande Recreation Center, 4110 Sabana Grande Avenue - Not accepting rentals at this time. 
  • Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Ln. SE
  • Rio Rancho Aquatic Center, 745 Loma Colorado Dr. NE - Open for lap swimming only, click here for more information. 

Please click here for more information about other City closures and operations.

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Storytime at Kidszone 


Join us as we explore the adventurous realms of fiction and non-fiction through stories. Each week we will read a dinosaur themed story and provide children with an activity to do, after every story. The book that will be refereed to throughout this series is; "How Do Dinosaurs" by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague.
  • Episode 1: How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? Click here for a link to the template for this week's episode.
  • Episode 2: How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?
  • Episode 3: How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?
  • Episode 4: How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Click here for a link to the template for this week's episode.
Each episode will be streamed on Tuesdays. at 9:00 a.m. on the City of Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation and Community Services Facebook page. For more information about Kidszone Preschool call (505) 891-6196.

Map Finder 


The following link has interactive maps highlighting City of Rio Rancho parks, bike ways, recreation and community centers.

Program Brochure


The City of Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department is committed to providing activities and events that promote a healthy lifestyle, community engagement, and economic value. Research shows that people that participate in recreational activities report feeling happier and healthier, are more content in their careers, and have more fulfilling and satisfying lives.

Check out the Program Brochure to view a full listing of all of the amazing programs and events offered through the City of Rio Rancho.

Online Registration


The City of Rio Rancho is excited to offer online registration for activities and events through the Parks and Recreation Department. Please click on the following link to go the Active Net online registration system. For more information about the Active Net online registration system please call (505) 891-5015. 

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