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Make Albuquerque Your Gym

Make Albuquerque Your Gym

Balancing family time and active time is easier when you make Albuquerque your gym. Join the growing number of Albuquerque families discovering free and easy ways to make family time, active time.

Albuquerque has low or no-cost resources that you can use to stay active and be healthier. Find parks, pools, trails, recreation activities and more from the Albuquerque Department of Parks and Recreation and the Bernalillo County Community Health Council.

Active spaces near you can make it easier for you to stay fit, while making family memories.

Did you know that Albuquerque has?

  • 29,000 acres of open spaces
  • 288 parks
  • 14 pools
  • 50+ sports fields & courts

Ideas for Getting Active

In addition to activities like walking, dancing, and swimming, parents always win with these free and easy active family faves.

Make Albuquerque your gym by taking a walk

Take a walk

Make Albuquerque your gym by playing at a playground

Play at a playground

Make Albuquerque your gym by taking the stairs

Take the stairs

Importance of Physical Activity

Being physically active is one of the most important steps to being healthy, but fitting in the time to be active when you have a family can be a challenge. Involving your family in your physical activity can make it easier to find time – and have the added benefit of getting your family members more active, too. Because youth learn a lot from their families, families that enjoy regular physical activity together can help their children enjoy it as well – building healthy habits for the future.