Rio Arriba County Parks and Recreation Department


The goal of the Parks and Recreation Department is to promote health and prolong years for Senior Citizens, adults and the youth of Rio Arriba County. In doing so, the RAC Parks and  Recreation Department assists local Senior Athletes by competing in annual Senior Olympic Games. The Parks and Recreation Department also provides recreational activities and summer food programs for school children during school and summer months. Summer leagues for adults and youth are also being organized throughtout Rio Arriba County. These leagues include Co-ed Softball (adults), Little Leagues, 3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments and much more. For a list of these activities and registration forms/waivers, please see the Activities List or download the brochure.




"Remember you don't stop playing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop playing"


The Rio Arriba County Senior Olympic Program staff is dedicated to promoting healthy life styles for all seniors 50 years and older through health treks, fitness, and sporting events. Department staff over the past years have been very successful in recruiting senior adults to join Senior Olympics and continue to improve and maintaining good health and wellness of our senior adults. In 2013 our Senior Olympican competed in the New Mexico Senior Olympic Summer Games held at Roswell's New Mexico Military Institute Campus. Rio Arriba County was well represented, Olympians combined efforts brough home a total of 380 combined medals and ribbons.


The 2017 Rio Arriba County Local Games will be held April 28th - 30th, at the Carlos F. Vigil Middle School facilities, located at 1260 Industrial Park Road in Española

 To register for the upcoming 2017 Senior Olympics or for more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 505-753-6663 or visit the New Mexico Senior Olympics Web Page for updated information on State Games, available resources, etc.


Upcoming Easter Events:

Easter Egg Hunt Event, Tierra Amarilla





The 2017 Summer Lunch Program is in the planning stages. More information will

be posted as it becomes available. You can also visit the New Mexico Summer Food

Service website at for upcoming events, and meal locations.



The Parks and Recreation Department is here to serve the public
Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



Rio Arriba County Annex Building

1122 Industrial Park Rd

Española, NM 87532 

Phone: (505) 753-6663

Fax: (505)-747-0336

Joseph Montoya Swimming Pool, Tierra Amarilla

Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

(Pool Closed 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm)
PO Box 127 

Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 

Phone: (575) 588-7277 Fax: (575) 588-7810 



Jeremy G. Maestas

Parks & Recreation Director



Parks and Recreation Staff:

 Angelic Montenegro-Pool Manager

Anjolene Cordova-Life Guard

Anthony Trujillo-Maintenance III

Rafael Garcia-Maintenance I




Transportation Request Form 

2017 Senior Olympics

2017 Senior Olympics Registration Form0