BERNALILLO COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Address: 111 Union Square Se Suite # 200
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-314-0400
Wheelchair Accessible: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation Department: Inclusive RecreationTHE INCLUSION PROCESS:When registering for a program, residents have the opportunity to indicate if they have a disability that may need an accommodation. The Inclusion Office provides an inclusion assessment to determine accommodation needs for all residents with disabilities.Land Management Section:Parks and related facilities are maintained with ADA compliance in mind.This includes playgrounds, trails, parks and related facilities.Community Recreation Section:Community Centers are designed to be as accessible as possible. Programs and services are organized and implemented in a way which encourages inclusive participation. This includes the Parkys Pal morning recreation program, after-school recreation, drop in activities and the summer recreation program. In addition, all participants with disabilities have access to the Special Programs such as the Literacy Program, Computer Clubhouse and teen programs.Planning and Development Section:Parks, Open Space improvements and trails are designed with ADA compliance in mind. The Section seeks to provide inclusive recreation opportunities at newly designed or redeveloped parks, open space and trail facilities.Community Fitness:Swimming pools have been reviewed and pool entries ladders and lifts have been updated to ADA compliance in order to accommodate all pool users.Several sports programs have been developed in the community for participants with disabilities. The Inclusion office can assist in referring to those programs.Youth and Senior Services Section:The after school recreation program and summer recreation programs are inclusive. All youth with disabilities are encouraged to participate with other youth without disabilities.

Aquatic Centers
City/County Parks
Day Camps
Gymnasiums
Leisure Activities/Recreation
Parks/Recreation Areas
Recreation Centers
Recreational Activities/Sports
Recreational Facilities
Swimming Facilities
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018