Man and his machine, what an inseparable pair. The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally brings bike enthusiasts to the mountains in Ruidoso and Mescalero, New Mexico. With a massive trade show, several poker runs, free food and bike judging, there’s plenty to do in celebration of your favorite machine on wheels.
The event is a very challenging 100 mile century ride beginning at an elevation of 6,900 ft and touring through one of the most scenic and challenging cycling routes in New Mexico. Several climbs of 8% are on the route. This is a mountainous route for intermediate to advanced cyclists with 100k and 45 and 20 mile courses also available.
Bring your pooch to the pool for some doggie paddle fun! The Ruidoso Municipal Pool closes for the summer with a fun-filled Dog Days of Summer Pooch Party and Donation Event for the Ruidoso Humane Society. Swimming is exclusively for dogs and their owners.
Discover Ruidoso's beautiful Grindstone Lake Trail System. Three distances: Half-Marathon, 8.5 mile, 4 mile for this high altitude challenge (average 7000ft). USA Track & Field sanctioned & approved by the American Trail Running Association. Fantastic food and awards. Start and finish will be at Wingfield Park. Proceeds benefit Ski Apache Adaptive Sports.
Join the fun and come out to watch this Pecos Professional League matchup between the Roswell Invaders and White Sands Pupfish at White Mountain Sports Complex. Game details and ticket sales, here.
This three-day leadership youth camp (ages 15 -18) involves working together as a group, meeting new people traveling to sites, being outdoors, hiking, working with public lands/cultural resource/community partners, and participating in service learning projects.
Wilderness Camp registrations are now available online. Register now! Spaces fill up fast. (CLICK 'WILDERNESS CAMP' TAB UNDER ACTIVITY GUIDE)
Camp begins July 3 - August 4, 2017.
Camp cost is $120/week.
Early bird registration $110/week May 23 - June 3, 2016.
Lace up those running shoes and get those buns in gear for the 35th Schlotzsky’s Bun Run in Ruidoso, NM on Saturday June 24, 2017! The Bun Run is the perfect race for casual runners and serious racers! And don’t forget the kids and pets! Kids are welcome to sign up for the 5K, but if they aren’t quite ready they can run the kids only 1K!
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the nation. A combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton, the sport is designed for all ages & skill levels. Play in the USAPA SANCTIONED "Ruidoso Pickelball Championships" sponsored by Maxtime Fitness of Ruidoso, NM. This is a skill level event open to all ages. Friday: Men's & Women's Singles Tournaments Saturday: Men's & Women's Doubles Tournament Sunday: Mixed Doubles Tournament
Don't Miss Out! Limited Spaces Available.
Join the fun. Welcome to Ruidoso Parks & Recreation new online swimming lesson registration for the 2017 summer season. We are proud to offer a wide variety of programs and activities for the whole family. Sign up's from May 23 - July 20, 2017.
Christmas in the Park!
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
School House Park
Please come out and kick off the Christmas Season while viewing the beautiful Christmas lights put up by the Parks and Recreation Department. Enjoy Christmas carolers, music, sleigh rides, and don’t miss your visit with Santa Claus!
Sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department.
For more information call 575-257-5030
Join us for Midtown Trick-or-Treating and a Haunted Halloween at Wingfield Park on Monday October 31, 2016 from 3 - 5 PM. There's a costume contest for children 17 and younger. Pumpkin carving, glow necklace, candy and much more. See you there!
The Toss No Mas Community Clean Up will be held Sunday, October 16 at Two RIvers Park, Lions Pavilion from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.Trash bags, gloves, snack & drink will be provided. To learn more about youth fundraising opportunities, please call David at the Parks & Recreation Officeat (575) 257-5030.
Join us for this fun full-moon event. Registration starts at 6 pm. Prizes include pre-paid credit card, discs and shirts. Entry fee: $20. For advanced and intermediate players.
Do you live in the Ruidoso or Capitan area and want to see some incredible mountain biking? Then come watch, cheer or volunteer! Festivities include a free kid's ride and fundraiser barbeque. Learn more at RuidosoNews.com and ZiaRides.com