Programs and Events
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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.

2020 Queens Court Competition (6/20/2020)

Queen's Court
                           Click image for additional information and application

Safety Town (Cancelled)

2020 Safety Town

Where students learn strategies to keep themselves safe and have opportunities to practice basic safety procedures in new situations. 
To include: 
  • Fire Safety
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Animal Safety
  • Gun Safety
  • Stranger Safety
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Bus Safety
  • Water Safety
  • Drug Safety

FREE for all children entering Kindergarten in Fall of 2020

Aspen Elementary School


 - Session 1: June 8th - 12th (These dates have been cancelled due to COVID-19)
 - Session 2: June 15th - 19th (These dates have been cancelled due to COVID-19)

8:30am - 2:00pm; lunch will be provided.

Registration begins Wednesday, March 11th at 8:00am. Online registration will be available for this event. Students can only sign up for one session.
Please Note: An additional form is required, and a link is provided below.  

Click here to download the Registration Form.

Click here to see the current schedule

Click here to view the Parent Manual for the event.

Hawk to Hilltopper (Cancelled)

2020 Hawk-to-Hilltopper

Splash-n-Dash (Starting in June)

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

June 10 & 24
July 8 & 22
August 11

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

Contact Info



2760 Canyon Road

Mon - Fri

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kids Triathlon (7/18/2020)

Los Alamos Adult & Junior Triathlon (7/18/2020)



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:  July 18, 2020
Location:  Walkup Aquatic Center

Fees:  Individual, $60  
                      2-Person Team $100   
3-person Team $120 
                      (All entry fees are non-refundable) 
                      Limited to 175 Competitors

Start Times:

7:30am Time Trial Starts
20-Second Intervals

1st Wave at 7:40am 
Waves determined on Friday, July 17th

RACE/AGE CATEGORIES: Age as of 12/13/20
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:
July 16th by 6:30pm

Packet Pick-Up
July 17th, 12:00 - 5:30pm
Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center

Race Day Packet & Chip Pick-Up 
July 18th, 5:30 - 6:30am

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 50 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:             July 18, 2020
Location:    Walkup Aquatic Center
AWARDS:     10:00am
Fee:        $30, (All entry fees are non-refundable)
Ages:           10–16 (As of 12/31/2020)
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 (Starting June)


    LAC Logo

               Los Alamos Sciencefest  

Mud Fest Mud Volleyball Tournament (6/27/2020)

 2020 Mud Volleyball


Fair & Rodeo (8/7 - 9/2020)

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

Senior Appreciation Night (SAN) - POSTPONED

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.

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2760 Canyon Road