RIO RANCHO, N.M. – On Saturday, May 28, the City of Rio Rancho’s outdoor pools will open for public use. Pool locations and hours of operation are:


  • Haynes Community Center Pool, 2006 Grande Blvd.
    • May 28 – Aug. 7 (recreation swim daily from noon to 6 p.m.)
    • Aug. 16 – Sept. 5 (recreation and lap swim Saturdays and Sundays only from noon to 6 p.m.)
    • Lap swim Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday
    • Water aerobics Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 11 a.m. to noon




The daily fee to use any of the outdoor pools is $4. The fee for children ages 2 to 12, as well as adults 55 years of age and older is $3 per day. For information about programs and classes that will be offered at the outdoor pools as well as rental information, please call (505) 891-5230 or visit the City’s website.


The Rio Rancho Aquatic Center, 745 Loma Colorado Blvd., is open year-round and will have extended summer operating hours from May 31 through Aug. 6. The center will close on May 30 for Memorial Day, June 19-20 for Juneteenth, July 4-5 for Independence Day, and from August 8-12 for maintenance. The center does not open until 2 p.m. on the first Monday of each month to allow for regular maintenance.


Summer hours are:

  • Recreation Swim (all ages)
    • Wednesday-Thursday: noon to 5 p.m.
    • Friday: noon to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: noon to 6 p.m.


  • Lap Swim (adults only)
    • Monday – Thursday: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Friday: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday: noon to 6 p.m.
    • Number of available lanes varies throughout the day
    • Two lap lanes available between 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Friday


For information about Aquatic Center programs, rentals and fees, please call (505) 891-5230 or visit the City’s website


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