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Keep Cool at These Top Albuquerque Pools and Water Parks

As summer temps rage on, perhaps you’re looking for ways to stay cool in Albuquerque. Thankfully there are plenty of great water attractions and pools to help beat the heat. Here are a few local water parks and pools in Albuquerque to enjoy this summer.

Cliff’s Amusement Park

4800 Osuna Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Cliff’s Amusement Park is a combination amusement park and water park in Albuquerque. It opened in 1959. It features 24 rides for all ages, food, and carnival style games. It also features a water attraction, WaterMania!, which operates Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. It also has the only wooden-hybrid roller coaster in New Mexico, the final coaster designed by Custom Coasters International, called the New Mexico Rattler.

West Mesa Aquatic Center

6705 Fortuna Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87121

West Mesa Aquatic Center is the site of the City’s newest Olympic pool.
This is an excellent pool for lap swimming, recreational swimming, exercise classes, swim meets and other activities.

Highland Pool

400 Jackson St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

Highland Pool has 11 lap lanes available for your use during lap swim, Mon-Fri
6:00-8:00 am 11:45 am -1:15 pm, and 12:00-1:00 pm on sat and sun. During rec swim we will have 5 lanes available from 6:00-8:00 pm. During rc swim we will be opening up both diving boards. For more information please call (505)256-2096.

Alameda Spray Park

9800 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

The aquatics program provides swim lessons, open swim, water aerobics, pool/spray park rentals, water safety instruction, senior water aerobics, lap swimming, swim team, masters. Beginning Aug. 9, Rio Grande Pool, will change to winter hours as follows:

Monday through Friday 6 – 8 a.m. and noon – 2 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. – noon

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Monday through Friday 2:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Noon – 2:15 p.m. and 2:30 – 4:45 p.m.

San Isidro @ Valley Pool

1505 Candelaria Rd NW Valley High School, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Valley Pool is one of three public pools operated by the City of Albuquerque used in conjunction with Albuquerque Public School events. Valley is available to school students and athletes, as well as the public.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Children ages 8 and under must be supervised by an adult at all times while in the water. Therefore, they both need to be in the water.


1011 Puebla Drive, Bernalillo, NM 87004

Immaculate one-story home in the much desired Santiago Subdivision. The natural sunlight from the skylights throughout makes this home bright and open, perfect for entertaining! This home is also handicap accessible with a 36” wide door frames and 43” hallway, entrance from the garage into the home with no steps for easy access. Spacious MB and bath featuring double sinks, garden tub, and separate shower with bench. Upgrades to include: Rain gutters, NEW Water Heater (2021), NEW REF A/C Unit (2021), NEW CARPET w/ plush padding (2021), NEW laundry room cabinets, and folding area, (CA Closets). Outside has a covered patio w/ a serene private setting, easy maintenance yard with turf, native plants, and 55 gallon vertical water barrel, and water feature.

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