Free (and very low cost) Family Fun
Public Libraries, Recreation Centers, Parks, Pools and Trails throughout Northern New Mexico
Santa Fe Pools and Recreational centers
Genoveva Chavez Community Center
3221 Rodeo Road
Pool, Skating Rink, Gym, Fitness Center
Fort Marcy Complex and Pool
490 Washington Avenue
Fort Marcy www.santafenm.gov
Classes, Pool, Gym, Racquetball Courts
Salvador Perez Pool and Fitness Center
601 Alta Vista Street
Salvador Perez www.santafenm.gov
1121 Alto Street
(505) 955-4778 or (505) 955-4779
Santa Fe Public Libraries
145 Washington Avenue
Reference: (505) 955-6781; Circulation: (505) 955-6782
La Farge Branch
1730 Llano Street
Reference: (505) 955-4862, Circulation: (505) 955-4860 http://www.santafelibrary.org/
6599 Jaguar Drive
Reference: (505) 955-2810; Circulation (505) 955-2810
Vista Grande Public Library
14 Avenida Torreon, in Eldorado
Hiking and Bicycling trails near Santa Fe
City of Santa Fe
200 Lincoln Ave
hiking trails www.santafenm.gov
Dale Ball Trails Guide and Santa Fe Bikeways Map
Santa Fe City Parks
1142 Siler Road
(505) 955-2106 or (505) 955-2102
City Parks www.santafenm.gov
Website includes name, address and photo of all city parks.
Los Alamos Recreation Centers
Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center
2760 Canyon Road
Los Alamos Public Libraries
Mesa Public Library
2400 Central Avenue
(505) 662- 8240 or (505) 662-8253
White Rock Branch Library
133 Longview Drive
Los Alamos City Parks
The website www.losalamosnm.us/parks/ has information on parks and playlots (descriptions and location of all public parks and playlots in Los Alamos and White Rock);
Athletic facilities(descriptions and locations of ball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts and skate parks);
Additional Parks Division services, including North Mesa Stable Area, RV storage and Community Garden plots);and Open Space and Trails (the County Trail Network and open space).
Española Recreation Centers
Richard L. Lucero Center
313 Paseo de Onate
Swimming pool, gymnasium and weight room
Penny Garcia Aquatic Center
117 Calle Ranchitos
The Penny Garcia Aquatic Center is an outdoor swimming pool, open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Times are allotted for open swim, lap swim, lessons and water aerobic classes.
Española Public Library
313 North Paseo de Oñate
Española City Parks
313 Paseo de Onate, behind the Richard L. Lucero Center.
The park provides users with several tables and shelters for picnicking, open space for recreation, a sand volleyball court, three youth size baseball fields and a skateboard park complete with half-pipe and 4, 5 and 7 foot ramps and other apparatus. A large shelter is available by reservation.
811 Calle Ranchitos
The park features a regulation high school baseball field, outdoor basketball court, tennis courts, open space and the Española Rotary Club Walking Track. The Penny Garcia Aquatic Center is also located at Ranchitos Park and is operated by the City Recreation Division.
Veterans Memorial Park
700 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Road across from Española City Hall.
Veterans Park offers a softball field and, open space, playground equipment for small children and a well used walking track.
Taos Recreation Center
Taos Youth and Family Center
407 Paseo del Canon
General information: (575) 758-4160
Skating: (575) 758-4160
Swimming; (575) 737-2583
Skating, skate park, pool, arcade, pool tables, ping pong.
Taos Public Library
402 Camino de la Placita
Taos City Parks
Kit Carson Park
402 211 Paseo del Pueblo Norte
Amenities include a walking/jogging trail, two fields for soccer practice, two little league ball fields, one t-ball field, one picnic shelter, a bandstand, several picnic areas, basketball court and a tennis court.
Fred Baca Park
301 Camino del Medio
Contains 17 pristine acres with a soccer field, tennis court, basketball court, picnic shelter, picnic tables, playground and a wetlands area.