Aquatic Center

Hours have been adjusted at the Aquatic Center due to staffing issues.

The Rio Rancho Aquatic Center is open year-round.  The center does not open until 2 p.m. on the first Monday of each month to allow for regular maintenance.

Aquatic Center hours (September 17 -24):

Recreational swim - all ages 

  • Saturday: noon to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: noon to 6 p.m.

Lap swim - adults only

  • Monday and Wednesday: 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: noon to 3:00 p.m. 
  • Sunday: noon to 6:00 p.m.

Number of available lanes varies throughout the day. Two lap lanes available between 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Friday.

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The following precautions and operational changes will be enforced until further notice: 

  • No gatherings on deck will be allowed;
  • Signage will be placed throughout the facility to remind the public of physical distancing;
  • When waiting in line outside of the facility, patrons are required to maintain six feet of distance between themselves and others;
  • Individuals showing any symptoms of illness should not use the facility, and high risk individuals are discouraged from using the facility;
  • Entry of patrons and exit of patrons will follow separate pathways. 
  • There will be no equipment for patron-sharing usage.

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 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.