AIM High Sporting Clay Competition
Jun
24
7:00 am07:00

AIM High Sporting Clay Competition

  • Inn Of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino

This sporting clay competition offers over $5000 in prizes!  There will be door prizes, raffles, plus more games and chances to win!  Your support will help expand our facilities while safeguarding the vital programs that ENMU-Ruidoso provides.

The Bun Run Is Back
Jun
24
5:00 pm17:00

The Bun Run Is Back

  • White Mountain Sports Complex

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!

Ruidoso Marathon & Half Marathon
Jun
25
6:00 am06:00

Ruidoso Marathon & Half Marathon

  • White Mountain Sports Complex

The Ruidoso Marathon and half marathon includes a race for every pace (10K, 5K and Kid's Fun Run) in a beautiful mountain setting. The elevation for Ruidoso is 6,920ft, so be aware and prepared for a high elevation run. 

2017 Wilderness Camp Start Up
Jul
3
Aug 4

2017 Wilderness Camp Start Up

  • Ruidoso Parks & Recreation

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.

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs
Jul
29
7:30 am07:30

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs

  • Wingfield Park

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. 

Dog Days of Summer Pooch Pool Party
Aug
6
11:00 am11:00

Dog Days of Summer Pooch Pool Party

  • Ruidoso Municipal Swimming Pool

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. 

Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally
Sep
13
Sep 17

Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

  • Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino

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.

NFL Punt, Pass and Kick
Sep
17
2:00 pm14:00

NFL Punt, Pass and Kick

  • White Mountain Sports Complex

So, which can you do better? Punt, pass or kick? Show us what you have and see if you have what it takes to get to the national finals! The contest, held at White Mountain Sports Complex, is open to boys and girls ages 6-15. 

Tour de Ruidoso Century Bicycle Race
Sep
23
8:00 am08:00

Tour de Ruidoso Century Bicycle Race

  • MCM Elegante Lodge & Suites

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. 

Halloween Trick or Treat
Oct
31
3:00 pm15:00

Halloween Trick or Treat

Join us for Midtown Trick-or-Treating and a Haunted Halloween at Wingfield Park on Monday October 31, 2017 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!

Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot
Nov
25
10:00 am10:00

Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

5K - Run/Walk the Links at White Mountain Recreation Complex, between the Dog Park and the Tennis Courts.  Bring "One" (or more) can of food to support the Lincoln County Food Bank.  No Pre-registration.
 

Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade
Dec
2
5:00 pm17:00

Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade

Beautifully lit and fantastically festive, the Festival of Lights–Parade of Lights starts at 5:30 pm from the corner of Sudderth and Mechem through Midtown, down to the Chamber of Commerce.

Christmas in the Park 2017
Dec
7
6:00 pm18:00

Christmas in the Park 2017

  • 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.

7th Annual Holiday Ping Pong Tournament
Dec
9
11:00 am11:00

7th Annual Holiday Ping Pong Tournament

  • Ruidoso Community Center

Come solo or bring a friend for this holiday ping pong tournament held annually at the Ruidoso Community Center. Sign up at Ruidoso Public Library, Ruidoso Parks and Recreation, or by calling 575-258-3704. No entry fee. Free refreshments.


Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament
Jun
16
Jun 18

Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament

  • White Mountain Sports Complex

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

Youth Archery and Rifle Shoot
Jun
10
8:00 am08:00

Youth Archery and Rifle Shoot

  • Fort Stanton-Rob Jaggers campground

New Mexico Game and Fish and Bureau of Land Management hosts Free Youth Archery 3D and .22 Rifle Shoot on June 10, 2017. No equipment required. Bows, arrows, rifles, and targets provided. 

Apr
15
10:00 am10:00

Easter Egg Hunt: Cedar Creek Campground

Families and children of all ages are invited to join our community Easter Egg Hunt to search for Easter Eggs at Cedar Creek Campground while enjoying fire engine rides and a visit with the Easter Bunny and Smokey Bear.

Christmas in the Park
Dec
1
6:00 pm18:00

Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the Park!

December 1
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

After Turkey - Turkey Trot
Nov
26
10:00 am10:00

After Turkey - Turkey Trot

Join the fun! 5K – Run / Walk the Links, Saturday, November 26th, at 10:00AM at the White Mountain Recreation Complex, between the Dog Park & the Tennis Courts.

Community Work Day
Oct
29
9:00 am09:00

Community Work Day

We need YOU - and so does our Ruidoso Bike Skills Park!

This Saturday, October 29, 2016  at 10:00 am is a community work day and volunteers are needed to work on maintenance for the skills track. Pizza and drinks will be provided for hard working volunteers!!

 

Toss No Mas Clean Up
Oct
16
1:00 pm13:00

Toss No Mas Clean Up

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.

May
25
Jul 29

Wilderness Camp

Wilderness Camp sign ups are now taking place at the Parks & Recreation Office at 535 Resort Dr. Camp begins July 5 - August 5, 2016.  Camp cost is $120/week.  Early bird registration $110/week May 23 - June 3, 2016.  Cash or check only - no credit cards.

GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP 2016
Apr
24
1:00 pm13:00

GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP 2016

Help keep our community clean. Join us on Sunday April 24, 2016, at School House Park for the 18th Annual Great American Cleanup and be part of a nationwide program to keep America beautiful.