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Posted on: May 7, 2019

City of Rio Rancho Outdoor Pools Open May 25; Extended Summer Hours for Aquatic Center

On Saturday, May 25, 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 25 – Aug. 11 (recreation swim daily from noon to 6 p.m.)

Aug. 13 – Sept. 2 (recreation swim Saturdays and Sundays only from noon to 6 p.m.)

Rainbow Pool, 301 Southern Blvd.

May 25 – Aug. 11

Recreation swim daily from noon to 6 p.m.

Lap swimming Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Cabezon Recreation Center Pool, 2307 Cabezon Blvd.

May 25 – Aug. 11

Recreation and lap swimming daily from noon to 6 p.m.

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 Rio Rancho Aquatic Center, 745 Loma Colorado Blvd., is open year-round and will have extended summer operating hours from May 29 through Aug. 5. The center will close on May 27 for Memorial Day, July 4 for Independence Day, and from August 5 to August 9 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) 

Monday-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 and Sunday: 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 

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