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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.




Middle School Initiative - May 2022

May 19, 2022

An outdoor event for Los Alamos Middle-schoolers, full of activities, laser tag, food and more.
Location: Ashley Pond
Time: 3:30 - 5:30pm


Bike to Work Day - May 2022

Bike to Work Day
Date: May 20, 2022
Time: 7:00 - 9:00am, Sullivan Field, corner of Diamond and Canyon
         4:00 - 6:00pm, Ashley Pond Park
FREE

Two events in one day! Bike to work in the morning, and see us at Sullivan Field for free drinks, coffee, and snacks! Then after work, join us for a family fun community party at Ashley Pond, complete with kids bike rodeo, a demonstration from Atomic City Transit on their bike rack system, and hot dogs and drinks. 

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. 

Senior Talk - May 2022

Senior Talk
Date: May 25, 2022
Time: 10:00
Location: Duane Smith Auditorium

High School staff talk to seniors about graduation day, hand out Caps and Gowns, YMCA and Los Alamos County REC staff will talk to the grades about Senior Appreciation Night (SAN) and what to expect. 

Hawk-to-Hilltopper - May 2022

Hawk-to-Hilltopper
Date: May 27, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 3:00pm
Location: Urban Park
Admission: FREE Admission for 8th graders.

Celebrate 8th grade graduation! Join us for a fun BBQ lunch, followed by traditional shaving cream fun!

Senior Appreciation Night - May 2022

Senior Appreciation Night
Date: May 28 - 29, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Fuller Lodge
Admission:FREE for graduating seniors + one guest

Graduating seniors and a friend are invited to this annual celebration. The night begins with a BBQ at Fuller Lodge on Saturday evening, and ends with pancake breakfast at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. 

2022 Queens Court Competition (June 2022)

Queen, Princess and Sweetheart candidate(s) must be single, never been married, never had a child and be between the ages of Queen (17-25) Princess (14-16) Sweetheart (10-13) years inclusive, as of September 1, 2022.

Entry forms must be completed and signed by the candidate and her parents, and must be submitted to the Los Alamos County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Administrative Offices by Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 by 5:00pm. Applications can be returned to vie email to: [email protected] or direct drop off at the Los Alamos County Aquatic Center, located at 2760 Canyon Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544; attention to Vera Jaramillo.

A candidate must furnish her own horse; however, the mount may be borrowed.

Candidate must be a Los Alamos County Resident or must attend Los Alamos Public Schools and provide a report card.

If a tie should occur the break will be based on high score for the horsemanship portion of the contest. Decision of the judge(s) is final.

Contest Date: The contest will be held on Saturday, June 4th, 2022.
The riding portion will begin at 9:00am at Brewer Arena (650 North Mesa Rd., Los Alamos, NM). The Personality portion of the competition will begin at 12:00pm at the Los Alamos Golf Course (4290 Diamond Dr., Los Alamos, NM) in the conference room. (Time subject to change depending on the number of participants)

The contest will be judge accordingly: Horsemanship 60%, Personality/Public speaking 40%.

Fair & Rodeo 8/12-14/2022

Join us August 13-15 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:
TBD

2022 County Fair & Rodeo Queens Court: 
TBD 

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

Contact Info

505-662-8170

505-662-8034

[email protected]

2760 Canyon Road

Mon - Fri

8:00 am - 5:00 pm