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.
Parks & Recreation Staff at the 2017 Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Tierra Amarilla.
The County Parks & Recreation Dept. sponsored this event, and over 150
children from the area attended this event, and left with lots of special treats for Easter!!
PARKS & RECREATIONAL FACILITIES:
Arboleda "Chimayo" Park
San Pedro 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
"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.
The 2017 Rio Arriba County Local Games will be held April 28th - 30th, at the
Carlos F. Vigil Middle School facilities, located at 1260 Industrial Park Road in Española
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.
(REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR LOCAL GAMES IS APRIL 1, 2017)
2017 SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM:
The 2017 Summer Food Service Program is in the planning stages. Please see the attached Flyer for meal sites in Rio Arriba County. You can also visit the New Mexico Summer Food
Service website at https://summerfoodnm.org/ for upcoming events, and meal locations, and other pertinent information.
DEPARTMENT HOURS OF OPERATION:
The Parks and Recreation Department is here to serve the public
Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LOCATIONS AND CONTACT INFO:
Rio Arriba County Annex Building
1122 Industrial Park Rd
Española, NM 87532
Phone: (505) 753-6663
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
Parks & Recreation Director
Parks and Recreation Staff:
Anjolene Cordova-Life Guard
Anthony Trujillo-Maintenance III
Rafael Garcia-Maintenance I
PARKS & RECREATION FORMS: