Rio Arriba County Parks and Recreation Department


The goal of the Parks and Recreation Department is to promote health and prolong years for Senior Citizens, adults and the youth of Rio Arriba County. In doing so, the RAC Parks and  Recreation Department assists local Senior Athletes by competing in annual Senior Olympic Games. The Parks and Recreation Department also provides recreational activities and summer food programs for school children during school and summer months. Summer leagues for adults and youth are also being organized throughtout Rio Arriba County. These leagues include Co-ed Softball (adults), Little Leagues, 3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments and much more. For a list of these activities and registration forms/waivers, please see the Activities List or download the brochure.






The 2017 Summer Food Service Program is scheduled to begin June 5, 2017. Please see the attached Flyer for meal sites in Rio Arriba County. You will also find the registration

form for those wishing to participate in the sponsored sites, this form is located to the right of this page under "Parks & Recreation Forms".


Please call the Parks & Recreation Department at 505-753-6663 for any additional questions you may have. You can also visit the New Mexico Summer Food Service website at for upcoming events, and meal locations, and other pertinent information.






Arboleda "Chimayo" Park

San Pedro Community Park

Alcalde Community Park

Abiquiu Rural Events Rodeo/Fair Grounds

Kenny Griego Baseball Field-Dixon

Canjilon Community Park

Lumberton Baseball Fields & Park

Vicente Montaño Baseball Fields-Tierra Amarilla

Joseph Montoya Swimming Pool-Tierra Amarilla

Lenore Martinez Memorial Park-Tierra Amarilla

Bobby Binon Memorial Basketball Courts-Tierra Amarilla


**Please help us in ensuring all our public Parks & Recreational facilities are kept safe, and clean. If you see someone damaging the facilities please contact local law enforcement immediately, Thank you!!**




"Remember you don't stop playing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop playing"


The Rio Arriba County Senior Olympic Program is dedicated to promoting healthy life styles for all seniors 50 years and older through health treks, fitness, and sporting events. Department staff over the past years have been very successful in recruiting senior adults to join Senior Olympics and continue to improve and maintaining good health and wellness of our senior adults. In 2013 our Senior Olympican competed in the New Mexico Senior Olympic Summer Games held at Roswell's New Mexico Military Institute Campus. Rio Arriba County was well represented, Olympians combined efforts brough home a total of 380 combined medals and ribbons.


 To register for the upcoming 2017 Senior Olympics or for more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 505-753-6663 or visit the New Mexico Senior Olympics Web Page for updated information on State Games, available resources, etc.




The Parks and Recreation Department is here to serve the public
Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



Rio Arriba County Annex Building

1122 Industrial Park Rd

Española, NM 87532 

Phone: (505) 753-6663

Fax: (505)-747-0336


Joseph Montoya Swimming Pool, Tierra Amarilla

Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

(Pool Closed 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm)
PO Box 127 

Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 

Phone: (575) 588-7277 Fax: (575) 588-7810 


Jeremy G. Maestas

Parks & Recreation Director


Parks and Recreation Staff:

 Angelic Montenegro-Pool Manager/SFSP Coordinator

Anjolene Cordova-Life Guard

Anthony Trujillo-Maintenance III

Rafael Garcia-Maintenance I




Transportation Request Form 

Recreational Site SFSP Registration