Outdoor Recreation


Outdoor Recreation has many great services and rentals for anyone to explore Albuquerque and enjoy the outdoors. Get advice and learn from the experiences of the staff. Take advantage of equipment available for rent and an inventory that changes with the season. Reserve your seat on one of the many outdoor adventures trips regularly offered or get a group of friends and work with the staff to create a custom trip that everyone will enjoy and make great memories.

Experience Albuquerque and surrounding areas with Outdoor Rec experts! You can check out our adventure programs and make your reservations up to 30 days in advance.

Sign Up for February Adventures Here

Sign Up for the 2024 Bouldering Competition Here

Sign Up for March Adventures Here (opens 15 Feb)

(Please note, links open in Google Forms and may not be accessible on all systems.)

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        1Active Duty Climbing NightActive Duty Climbing NightTime: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free RecOn · $7 Reg · Ages 18+
Price includes guidance, a day pass into the boulder lab, and shoe rentals.
Ever wanted to try rock climbing? Join Outdoor Recreation during our Saturday Bouldering Special! All Active Duty and their Dependents climb for free! The price includes guidance, a day pass into the boulder lab, and shoe rentals.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
2Water Aerobics (Fri)Water Aerobics (Fri)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool 20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116 + Google calendar
3Capulin Sled DayCapulin Sled DayTime: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
$10 Reg · Any age with parental involvement
Price includes transportation and sleds.
Let Outdoor Recreation take you sledding. Release your inner child as you slide down the slopes at the Capulin Snow Play Site, maybe even create snow angels and memories. There is a winter wonderland for you to explore right outside the base in the Sandia Mountains.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
4 5Water Aerobics (Mon)Water Aerobics (Mon)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Map+ Google calendar
6Ski Wax ClinicSki Wax ClinicTime: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$10 Reg · Ages 12+
Ski season is finally here! Before you hit the slopes, join ODR as we teach you how to wax your skis and snowboards, so they glide smoothly across the snow and help improve performance. Regular waxing is an important part of ski and snowboard maintenance and helps extend their product life.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
7Water Aerobics (Wed)Water Aerobics (Wed)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
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Wingman WednesdaysWingman WednesdaysTime: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Buy One, Get One Free
On Wednesdays, all active-duty members get to bring a “wingman” to the Boulder Lab for free. The wingman does not have to be on active duty. This is a walk-in event; no registration is needed.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
Paddle Board YogaPaddle Board YogaTime: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$6 Regular
Join us at the indoor pool for an enhanced yoga experience! Paddleboard yoga is a fun and relaxing way to get a full-body workout focusing on core strength and balance. Classes are open to all skill levels - regardless of paddleboarding or yoga experience. Prepare for an afternoon of splashes, focus, and meeting new people.
Indoor Pool + Google calendar
8 9Water Aerobics (Fri)Water Aerobics (Fri)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool 20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116 + Google calendar
10Hunter Safety Course Registration DueHunter Safety Course Registration DueTime: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free (registration still required)
Ages 10 and under need a parent or guardian with them during class
Hunter Education provides an educational opportunity that enables students to participate in a hunting or shooting sport safely. Hunter education and its core of volunteer instructors strive to produce safe, ethical, and responsible students who will be future hunters and shooters. Complete your Hunter’s Ed before you put in for the big game draw on 20 March. After course completion, you will receive a certificate. *Registration closes on Sat 10 Feb (two weeks before class begins) to allow time to read chapters and complete homework. All homework must be completed by the 1st day of class!
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
11 12Water Aerobics (Mon)Water Aerobics (Mon)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Map+ Google calendar
13Group Dog Training ClassGroup Dog Training ClassTime: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$25/class RecOn · $50/class Reg. · Ages 18+ Looking for a way to train and socialize your pup? Join experienced trainer and behavioral specialist Pauly Kostora of PKK9 New Mexico for our bi-weekly group dog training classes, where you will learn modern techniques to train and socialize your dog. This class is for pups that are at least 5 months and older. Proof of up-to-date vaccinations is required. There is limited space, so sign up now!
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
14Water Aerobics (Wed)Water Aerobics (Wed)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Map+ Google calendar
Wingman WednesdaysWingman WednesdaysTime: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Buy One, Get One Free
On Wednesdays, all active-duty members get to bring a “wingman” to the Boulder Lab for free. The wingman does not have to be on active duty. This is a walk-in event; no registration is needed.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
Paddle Board YogaPaddle Board YogaTime: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$6 Regular
Join us at the indoor pool for an enhanced yoga experience! Paddleboard yoga is a fun and relaxing way to get a full-body workout focusing on core strength and balance. Classes are open to all skill levels - regardless of paddleboarding or yoga experience. Prepare for an afternoon of splashes, focus, and meeting new people.
Indoor Pool + Google calendar
15 16Water Aerobics (Fri)Water Aerobics (Fri)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool 20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116 + Google calendar
AFGSC Family Day: Presidents DayAFGSC Family Day: Presidents Day+ Google calendar
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18 19Water Aerobics (Mon)Water Aerobics (Mon)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Map+ Google calendar
Presidents DayPresidents Day+ Google calendar
20 21Water Aerobics (Wed)Water Aerobics (Wed)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Map+ Google calendar
Wingman WednesdaysWingman WednesdaysTime: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Buy One, Get One Free
On Wednesdays, all active-duty members get to bring a “wingman” to the Boulder Lab for free. The wingman does not have to be on active duty. This is a walk-in event; no registration is needed.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
Paddle Board YogaPaddle Board YogaTime: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$6 Regular
Join us at the indoor pool for an enhanced yoga experience! Paddleboard yoga is a fun and relaxing way to get a full-body workout focusing on core strength and balance. Classes are open to all skill levels - regardless of paddleboarding or yoga experience. Prepare for an afternoon of splashes, focus, and meeting new people.
Indoor Pool + Google calendar
22 23Water Aerobics (Fri)Water Aerobics (Fri)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool 20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116 + Google calendar
24Socorro Climbing TripSocorro Climbing TripTime: 6:45 am - 3:00 pm
$20 RecOn · $60 Reg · Ages 10+
Price includes transportation and climbing equipment.
Outdoor Rec will head to Socorro, NM, for a day of outdoor rock climbing. We will climb at the Box; no experience is necessary, and we will provide all transportation and climbing equipment. A certified climbing instructor will lead the trip, and is a great way to experience outdoor climbing in the Land of Enchantment.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
Hunter Safety Course (Day 1 of 2)Hunter Safety Course (Day 1 of 2)Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free (registration still required)
Ages 10 and under need a parent or guardian with them during class
Hunter Education provides an educational opportunity that enables students to participate in a hunting or shooting sport safely. Hunter education and its core of volunteer instructors strive to produce safe, ethical, and responsible students who will be future hunters and shooters. Complete your Hunter’s Ed before you put in for the big game draw on 20 March. After course completion, you will receive a certificate. *Registration closes on Sat 10 Feb (two weeks before class begins) to allow time to read chapters and complete homework. All homework must be completed by the 1st day of class!
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
25Hunter Safety Course (Day 2 of 2)Hunter Safety Course (Day 2 of 2)Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free (registration still required)
Ages 10 and under need a parent or guardian with them during class
Hunter Education provides an educational opportunity that enables students to participate in a hunting or shooting sport safely. Hunter education and its core of volunteer instructors strive to produce safe, ethical, and responsible students who will be future hunters and shooters. Complete your Hunter’s Ed before you put in for the big game draw on 20 March. After course completion, you will receive a certificate. *Registration closes on Sat 10 Feb (two weeks before class begins) to allow time to read chapters and complete homework. All homework must be completed by the 1st day of class!
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
26Water Aerobics (Mon)Water Aerobics (Mon)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Map+ Google calendar
27Kayak Roll ClinicKayak Roll ClinicTime: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$10 with gear rental
Free with personal gear
Ages 12+
Take the first step in learning to whitewater kayak, or an excellent opportunity to brush up on your roll skills! An instructor will teach the basics of proper fitting, safe emergency exit, rescue/safety skills, and work through an Eskimo roll progression. Completing this class will allow you to rent whitewater kayaks and participate in the on-river kayaking classes!
*Please meet at the pool at 5:00 p.m. to get sized for a kayak.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
Group Dog Training ClassGroup Dog Training ClassTime: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$25/class RecOn · $50/class Reg. · Ages 18+ Looking for a way to train and socialize your pup? Join experienced trainer and behavioral specialist Pauly Kostora of PKK9 New Mexico for our bi-weekly group dog training classes, where you will learn modern techniques to train and socialize your dog. This class is for pups that are at least 5 months and older. Proof of up-to-date vaccinations is required. There is limited space, so sign up now!
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
28Water Aerobics (Wed)Water Aerobics (Wed)Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3.50 Kirtland AFB Indoor Pool
20229 Pennsylvania St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Map+ Google calendar
Wingman WednesdaysWingman WednesdaysTime: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Buy One, Get One Free
On Wednesdays, all active-duty members get to bring a “wingman” to the Boulder Lab for free. The wingman does not have to be on active duty. This is a walk-in event; no registration is needed.
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
Paddle Board YogaPaddle Board YogaTime: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$6 Regular
Join us at the indoor pool for an enhanced yoga experience! Paddleboard yoga is a fun and relaxing way to get a full-body workout focusing on core strength and balance. Classes are open to all skill levels - regardless of paddleboarding or yoga experience. Prepare for an afternoon of splashes, focus, and meeting new people.
Indoor Pool + Google calendar
Bike Maintenance ClinicBike Maintenance ClinicTime: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$10 + parts · Any age with parental involvement Come learn how to take care of your road or mountain bike! Sign up and join us in the ODR bike shop with your bike on the last Wednesday of every month, where you can use our tools, space, and parts while getting expert advice from our bike tech!
8001 Gibson Boulevard Southeast BLDG 20170, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 Map+ Google calendar
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Hours of Operation

Outdoor Rec/Rentals
Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sat, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sun & Holidays, Closed
Training Day (Every 3rd Thursday) Closed
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