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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.




Los Alamos Summer Concert Series. May - Aug. 2022

Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Date: Every Friday, May 20 - Aug. 26, 2022
Time: 6:00 - 10:00pm, Ashley Pond Park
FREE

Come one, come ALL for the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series! Free outdoor concert for all, complete with food court, games, and beer garden. Artist line up will be announced after April 15th. 

Disco Skate - June & July 2022

Disco Skate Night

June 9

July 9

Grab your roller skates or rent Rollerblades at the Ice Skating Rink for

a flash back to Disco-Era! Join the Derby Dames and the Recreation

Division for a rolling good time!

6:00 - 10:00pm, Los Alamos County Ice Rink

$6 Admission

FREE Movies in the Park (June - July)

FREE Movies in the Park

 

June 1 - Encanto

June 15 - Sing 2

June 29 - Luca

July 13 - Mitchells VS The Machines

July 27 - Ron's Gone Wrong

 

Enjoy a summer evening in the park with a fun, family oriented movie. Bring your blankets, pajamas and snacks to watch a movie under the stars!

8:15pm - movies start at sundown

June 1 & July 13 - Ashley Pond Park

June 15 & July 27 - Rover Park

June 29 - Urban park

FREE

Weather cancellations are made one hour before show time.

Splash-n-Dash (June - August)

June 1, 15 & 29

July 13 & 27

August 3

Swimmers, runners, beginning multi-sport athletes, seasoned triathletes, or anyone interested con participate in this group training event! There is no course support, so participants assume all risk and responsibility. Please exercise good judgment, watch out for cars at all times, and have FUN!

Registration begins at 6:30pm and closes at 6:55pm. First swimmer is sent off at 7:00pm.

Event is limited to the first 75 participants. Participants under the age of 18 must come prepared with a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

Categories:

- 400 yard pool swim, 5K run long Canyon Road

- 200 yard pool swim, 3K run along Canyon Road

7:00 - 7:30pm, Aquatic Center

FREE, all ages and skill level

For more information contact Mike Engelhardt at (505) 690-9767

Website: triatomics.org

2022 Los Alamos Triathlon - July

2022 Triathlon
LOS ALAMOS 48th ANNUAL TRIATHLON

Participate in one of the oldest, continuously running triathlons! This is a sprint triathlon with a unique format of bike, swim, and run; and is held at a starting elevation of 7,400 ft. The course is challenging with a rolling bike course that starts in town and takes you along an open course surrounded by forest and mountain vistas, returns to the Aquatic Center for a 400-meter swim, and ends with a slight uphill run.

Registration Info
Register online: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/67167

Register in person at the Los Alamos Aquatic Center
Deadline: July 20, 2022 at 6:30pm
 
**After July 18 - a $15 late fee will be charged**
**No race day registration will be accepted**
Packet Pick-up: July 22, 12:00 - 5:30pm at the Los Alamos Aquatic Center.

Race Day Packet & Chip Pick-up: July 23, 5:30 - 6:30am

For more information and maps visit:

Online platform: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/67167

 

Course in order:
20K Bike (open course), 400m Pool Swim, 5K Run

Helmets are required.
Swim is in a 50m, 8-lane pool, participants swim one direction in each lane (snake swim). Shallow entry, no diving.

Start Times:

Elites: 7:30am time trial starts; 20 sec. intervals

Individual/Teams: 7:40am - 1st wave

Waves are determined on July 17*

Awards: 10:00am

Fees:
Individual: $50
2-Person Team: $90
3-Person Team: $120
 
*All entry fees are non-refundable. Race is limited to 175 competitors*

RACE/AGE CATEGORIES: Age as of 12/13/22
Elite: Male and Female, No age category 

INDIVIDUALS: Male/Female 
             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+ 

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

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

Sponsored by:
 Mullein Leaf


4th Annual Jr Triathlon

This is an abbreviated sprint triathlon course, which allows our junior

competitors to transition from the Kids Triathlon into a competitive and

timed triathlon.

Course in order: 6.4K Bike (open course), 200m Pool Swim, 2.4K Run

Helmets are required.

Group Start Time: 7:00am

Awards: 10:00am

Age: 10 - 16 as of Dec. 31, 2022

Fees:

Individual: $30

*All entry fees are non-refundable. Race is limited to a minimum of 15

and a maximum of 50 competitors*

Registration Info

Register online: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/67167

Register in person at the Los Alamos Aquatic Center

Deadline: July 20, 2022 at 6:30pm

**After July 18 - a $15 late fee will be charged**

**No race day registration will be accepted**

Packet Pick-up: July 22, 12:00 - 5:30pm at the Los Alamos Aquatic

Center.

Race Day Packet & Chip Pick-up: July 23, 5:30 - 6:30am

For more information and maps visit: Online platform, ChronoTrack & losalamosnm.us

Movie on the Ski Hill

July 30

Enjoy a summer evening on the ski hill with a fun, family oriented movie. Bring your blankets, pajamas and snacks to watch a movie under the stars!

Movie starts at sundown, Pajarito Ski Hill

FREE

Fair & Rodeo 8/11-14/2022

Join us! This year's theme is

"Stars, Stripes & Summer Nights"


Join us August 11-14 for exhibits, the Friday Night Concert, the parade, a full fair at Ashley Pond Park, Summer Arts & Crafts Fair at Fuller Lodge, the Rodeo at Brewer Arena, and much more!

2022 Grand Marshal:
Liz Martineau

2022 County Fair & Rodeo Queens Court: 
Queen - Kimberly Prada
Princess - Aspen Jaramillo
Sweetheart - Jewel Jaramillo
 

Interested in participating? Contact us!
Rodeo, Vendors, Music - Los Alamos County Recreation Division (505) 662-8170
Parade - Los Alamos MainStreet (505) 661-4844
Exhibits - Cooperative Extension Office (505) 662-2656
Arts & Crafts Fair - Fuller Lodge Art Center (505) 662-1635

Information Booklet: 


Schedule of Events: 

Friday, August 12:

Pool Tournament

8:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center


County Fair Exhibits

4:00 - 5:00pm

Handicapped viewing

5:00 - 8:00pm, Mesa Public Library


Friday Night Summer Concert Series:

Sim Balkey

6:00 - 10:00pm, Ashley Pond Park


Saturday, August 13:

Summer Arts & Crafts Fair

The Summer Arts and Crafts Fair is In conjunction with the Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo. Visit the lawn of the historic Fuller

Lodge and take in dozens of artist vendors, food vendors, musical performances, and more

9:00am - 3:00pm, Fuller Lodge East Lawn

FREE Admission

Get a sneak peak at: losalamosartscouncil.org

Los Alamos Youth Film Intensive Rolling

Premier

The Los Alamos Arts Council has teamed up with the Los Alamos Teen Center and PAC8 to introduce kids to the film industry and the cool things they can do with it. Students will show off their written, directed, and produced short films on the hour, every hour.

9:00am - 3:00pm, Fuller Lodge

FREE Admission

Contact [email protected] for more information.

Pie Baking Contest

Entry submissions: 9:00 - 11:00am

Judging: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Ashley Pond Park

 

Rodeo Parade

All ages are encouraged to register for a parade entry - which can be float, auto, walking, horse or livestock! Everyone is invited to come out, pick a spot and watch the festivities! Parade entry registration is free, but first-come.

10:00am, Central Ave.

FREE

Reach out to [email protected], [email protected] or

(505) 661-4844 for questions, or visit

www.LosAlamosMainStreet.com/fair-and-rodeo

 

County Fair Exhibits

10:00am - 3:00pm, Mesa Public Library

County Rodeo

Including watermelon eating contest

2:00 - 5:00pm, Brewer Arena


Cowboy Dinner & Dance

5:00 - 7:00pm - Dinner

7:00 - 9:00pm - Dance

Los Alamos Sheriff's Posse Lodge

Sunday, August 14:

Stroll the Stables

Enjoy a walk around the stables with your family as part of the Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo! Win prizes for collecting stamps on

the Stable Passport Guidebooks, learn about livestock care and safety, and participate in a virtual stock show. Afterwards, stay for day two of the Rodeo!

9:00 -11:00am - Passport Guidebooks Available

9:00am - 12:00pm, North Mesa Stables

FREE Admission

Please park in designated areas.


Rodeo: Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Including watermelon eating contest

1:00 - 5:00pm, Brewer Arena

 

Los Alamos County Horse Exhibition - August

August 20

Come and strut your horsemanship at the County Horse Show! This event is for all riders to showcase their horse and equestrian talents in Western and English styles. Winners receive prizes such as: t-shirts, buckles, and ribbons.

Age groups:

- Youth: 9 & under, 10 - 13, 14 - 18

- Adult: 19 & up

9:00am, Brewer Arena

$5/youth class entry

$8/adult class entry

FREE Admission for spectators

Registration deadline: August 17

For more information visit losalamos.us, Recreation Program and Events

or call (505) 662-8170

S'mores Walk - Sept.

September 3

Join the Recreation Division for an evening of trail walking, with stories, music and s'mores! For more information, please contact the Recreation Division at (505) 662-8170.

6:00pm, Kwage Mesa Trailhead

FREE

Contact Info

505-662-8170

505-662-8034

[email protected]

2760 Canyon Road

Mon - Fri

8:00 am - 5:00 pm