Parks & Recreation


Welcome to The City of Santa Fe Parks & Recreation Department

We are excited the Governor announced a new round of openings, but we need some time to prepare and analyze the health, safety, and financial viability for reopening our City facilities, including our recreation facilities.  Please be patient as we do so,


Thank you for everything you do to make our City so wonderful.


This map details [PDF] the long hard days and weeks that our Parks and Recreation department has been putting in to address weeds in medians. You’ll see that the work started early this year on the south side in an effort to get ahead of the problem. We’ve also allocated funds to bring in outside help to take care of medians --Median Maintenance Tracker [PDF].

 City Parks: America's New Infrastructure

The City of Santa Fe Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide range of recreational opportunities for adults and childrenalike by providing innovative and sustainable services at all city parks, trails and recreational centers.

Santa Fe offers more than 50 scenic parks, from neighborhood rose parks to historical and athletic parks. Play a game of tennis on one of the city's outdoor tennis courts or enjoy a leisurely stroll with inspirational views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. At the Santa Fe Municipal Recreation Complex, for example, you can watch a game of soccer, softball or rugby, if one is scheduled, or let the kids play on the large jungle gym.

At the Genoveva Chavez Community Center, the city's largest recreational facility, sign up for a class in kayaking, ice skating, yoga, Pilates, cycling and more. Swim laps or take a water exercise class in the 50-meter pool. Play hockey or twirl on the ice during the public skating time on the ice arena. Drop in for a game of hockey, volleyball, basketball or indoor soccer. You can also swim and take fitness classes at the Salvador Perez Pool & Fitness Center and the Fort Marcy Complex.

Whether you're an avid fan of the great outdoors or someone who loves breaking a sweat in a recreation class, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy recreation in Santa Fe.

Mission Statement: 

The City of Santa Fe Parks and Recreation Department promotes enhanced quality of life to its diverse community through sustainable opportunities by offering safe, healthy and accessible resources to parks, facilities and recreational services.


Through spirited service-we invite the community to share our unified vision to PLAY, EXPLORE, PRESERVE


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