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2760 Canyon Road Los Alamos, NM 87544

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The Recreation Division offers youth, teen, and adult programs at the Golf Course, Ice Rink, Aquatic Center and other facilities throughout Los Alamos County. Special events are held throughout the summer at various locations. We also coordinate various contract instructor programs such as dance, volleyball, basketball, exercise and fitness, martial arts, softball, swimming and running.

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Hawk to Hilltopper

2020 Hawk-to-Hilltopper


Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Dates: TBA for 2020

Splash-n-dash includes a swim in the Aquatic Center and a run
along Canyon Road. Swimmers, runners, beginning multi-sport
athletes, seasoned triathletes, or anyone interested can participate.
This program is not a race, but a group training event.
There is no course support or protection from traffic of any kind.
You assume all risk and responsibility when participating, just as
you do when doing your own workouts. Please exercise good
judgement, watch out for cars at all times, and have fun!
Registration for all distances begins at 6:30pm and closes at
6:55pm, with the first swimmer sent off at 7:00pm sharp. Due
to time and space constraints, the event is limited to the first 75
registrants. Participants under the age of 18 must come prepared
with a waiver signed by a parent.

• 400 yard pool swim, 5K run along Canyon Road
• 200 yard pool swim, 3K run along Canyon Road

FREE for all ages and skill levels

For More Information Contact:
Mike Engelhardt 505-690-9767

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2760 Canyon Road

Mon - Fri

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jemez Mountain Trail Run

50k, 50 mile, and 15 Mile races

All courses are on technical trails with a substantial amount of elevation change.  The 50k and 50 mile events include extremely steep climbs and descents on rough terrain.  Runners will experience high altitude (over 10,000 feet above sea level), scree fields, stream crossings, fallen trees, and other obstacles.  The course has numerous aid stations, but there are some long stretches (greater than 5 miles) between aid stations.

Date:        TBD for 2020
     Los Alamos Sheriff's Posse Lodge
Contact:  Tom Stockton - 

Kids Triathlon

Los Alamos Adult & Junior Triathlon



2019 Los Alamos Triathlon Photos

    Triathlon 2019    


Join us in the once "Secret City" to celebrate the 44th Anniversary of the oldest,continuously running triathlon. The Los Alamos Triathlon is a sprint triathlon with a unique format of bike, swim, run and is held at a starting elevation of 7,400`. The course is challenging with a rolling bike course that starts in town and takes you out along an open course surrounded by forests and mountain vistas then a return to the Walkup Aquatic Center for a 400 meter pool swim. A slightly hilly run completes the course.

Date:  TBD for 2020
Location:  Walkup Aquatic Center

Fees:  Individual, $50  
                      2-Person Team $90   
3-person Team $120 
                      (All entry fees are non-refundable) 
                      Limited to 250 Competitors

Start Times:

7:30am Time Trial Starts
20-Second Intervals

1st Wave at 7:40am 
Waves determined on Friday, July 19th

RACE/AGE CATEGORIES: Age as of 12/13/18
Elite: Male and Female, No age category

             15-19      20-24      25-29      30-34      
             35-39      40-44      45-49      50-54
             55-59      60-64      65-69      70+

Clydesdale*: Men 220+ lbs.
Athena*:        Women 165+lbs.
                      * Age Categories: 39 & Under    40+
                      * Weigh-in by 6:30AM
                        Aquatic Center Front Lobby

TEAMS: All Male / All Female / Coed
19 & Under 20-29  30-39  40-49  50-59  60+

1. Bike - 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) 
2. Pool Swim - 400 meters 
3. Run - 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) 

Registration Deadline:

Packet Pick-Up
Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center

Race Day Packet & Chip Pick-Up 

Register at Racesonline:

Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center 
2019 LAandJR TRI Registration Form.pdf

2019 Triathlon Routes & Maps
2019 LA TRI Run Route.pdf
2019 LA TRI Transition Map.pdf
LA TRI - Trinity Dr & Diamond Dr Intersection Map.pdf
2019 LA TRI Overview Map.pdf
2019 LA TRI Bike Start.pdf


Limited to 75 participants The Los Alamos Junior Triathlon offers participants the chance to race an abbreviated LA Triathlon course to transition out of the Kids Tri into a competitive and timed Triathlon.
Date:             TBD for 2020
Location:    Walkup Aquatic Center
AWARDS:     10:00am
Fee:        $30, (All entry fees are non-refundable)
Ages:           10–16 (As of 12/31/2018)
Limited:   75 competitors maximum
                         (15 competitors minimum)

START: 7:00AM Group Start

10-12       13-14       15-16

AWARDS: Three deep in each age category


1. Bike - 6.4 kilometers (4 miles)
2. Pool Swim - 200 meters
3. Run - 3 kilometers (1.9 miles)

Free Movies in the Park


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               Los Alamos Sciencefest  

Mud Fest Mud Volleyball Tournament

 2020 Mud Volleyball


Fair & Rodeo

2019 Fair & Rodeo Photos

2019 County Fair & Rodeo



Rodeo, Vendors, Music 
LAC Recreation Division
(505) 662-8170
Parade                                  Los Alamos Main Street 
                                               (505) 661-4844

Exhibits                                 Cooperative Extension Office
                                               (505) 662-2656  
Arts & Crafts Fair                Fuller Lodge Art Center
                                              (505) 662-1635

Toy Story 4 Pumpkin Splash

Pumpkin Splash Toy Story FlierTickets on Sale at the Aquatic Center Front Desk  

Queen’s Court Competition

Queen's Court Flier TBA 2020

Queen's Court 2020 TBA

Safety Town

Safety Town 

TBD for 2020

Los Alamos County's Child Safety Program Safety Town is designed to provide the opportunity for students entering Kindergarten to learn about safety in their school, community, and neighborhood.

Students will learn strategies to keep themselves safe and have opportunities to practice basic safety procedures in new situations. These include fire safety, bicycle safety, animal safety, gun safety, stranger safety, pedestrian safety, bus safety, and drug safety.

Location:                    Changed to Mountain School 
    from Aspen School

Registration Begins:  TBD for 2020

Registration Closes - TBD for 2020

**Please turn in registration forms to the Walkup Aquatic Center Front Desk 

Maximum number of participants – 100

Minimum number of participants –    20

Safety Town is a FREE program to children entering Kindergarten.Children must be five years of age by September 1, 2020

If you have questions about eligibility please contact the PROS Division at (505) 662-8170 or email

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Senior Appreciation Night - (SAN)

Graduating seniors and their friends are invited to celebrate the 35th year of this High School graduation celebration. Senior Appreciation Night (SAN) is co-chaired by the Los Alamos Recreation Division and the Family YMCA and begins with a BBQ at Ashley Pond on Saturday and ends Sunday morning with a Pancake Breakfast at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

Volunteers Needed! We are actively looking for
community partners to help facilitate this alcohol and drug free celebration.

Event Details:

Who:  Graduating Seniors And A Friend
Date:   May 30th - May 31st 2020
Time:   6:00pm
Location:  Ashley Pond Park & Betty Ehart Senior Center
Fee:           FREE

Contact:    PROS  (505) 662-8170
                 YMCA  (505) 662-3100

Volunteers Needed!
We are actively looking for community partners to help facilitate this alcohol and drug free celebration.

Dessert Dances

2020 Dessert Dances

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2760 Canyon Road