Events Calendar: Raton Parks & Recreation
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Aqua Easter Egg Hunt: Sponsored by the Raton Elks Club
10:00 am Raton Regional Aquatic Center
Dunk, dive, swim, splash for over 500 Easter eggs in the pool. Admission $5 per child regardless of age. No memberships or passes accepted; Parents-Free; Pictures with the Easter Bunny 10am-11:30am. Hunts will split via age: Pre-K, Kindergarden-2 grade, 3-5 grade and 6 grade and up. Open swim begins after Easter Egg Hunt.
Saturday, May 5, 2018
The Climax Canyon 5K Trail Run
Who: Runners and Walkers of all ages
What: The Climax Canyon 5k Trail Run
When: Saturday, 10am
Where: Climax Canyon Park
Why: Fun and Exercise
How: $25 registration fee. Register in person at the Dept. of Parks and Recreation office (in the Raton Regional Aquatic Center) or online. For more information call 575-445-2413.
DOWN AND DIRTY Mountain Bike Race
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Calling mountain bikers and fun seekers of all ages! The DOWN AND DIRTY mountain bike race ("DAD") challenges you to mountainside adventure and glory. Bike from 6.950 feet to 8,200 feet and battle through multiple stations and challenges along the way that will test your prowess in a variety of physical and mental skills (and have some fun along the way). Earn stamps in your "passport to glory" by completing all the stations; then race for the finish!
Where: Sugarite Canyon State Park
REGISTER: www.ratondad.com OR Register in person at the Dept. of Parks and Recreation office (in the Raton Regional Aquatic Center). For more information call 575-445-2413.
Vermejo Park Ranch Brunch
August 26, 2018
11am and 1:30pm seatings
The City of Raton Department of Parks and Recreation in partnership with Vermejo Park Ranch is offering two Vermejo Brunch dates for 2017
For more info call the Dept of Park and Recreation at 575-445-2413
To Register: Please contact Jared Chatterley, City of Raton, Department of Parks & Recreation at 575-445-2413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please DO NOT contact Vermejo Park Ranch with questions or inquiries.
September 7 & 8, 2018
Master of the Mountains (M.O.M.) Adventure Race
8:00 am Sugarite Canyon State Park
Adventure race comprised of a hiking/trail running component, a paddling component, a biking component, and a shooting component that begins at Lake Maloya in Sugarite Canyon State Park and ends at the Whittington Center Mountain Rendezvous site on NM Highway 555.
***Participants must attend the pre-race orientation on Friday September 9th. 575-445-4271; www.ratonmom.com
All day, Friday, November 23rd, 2018
Raton Regional Aquatic Center
Amazing deals! Save all year and buy pool passes on Black Friday at the Pool!
50% off admission
25% off 20-visit Punch Passes
20% off all One Month Memberships
Membership Gift Certificates available.
Valid Friday, November 24th only.
5k Fun Run/Walk
Raton Regional Aquatic Center
10am Saturday, November 24th, 2018
Registration fee $25 in advance/$30 days of the race
Runners and Walkers Welcome!
Proceeds go to Raton Police Department’s “Toys for Tots” program
Awards and festivities at the Raton Regional Aquatic Center after the race
Make checks payable to Reindeer Dash
T-shirts for the first 50 Registrants
*Race runs regardless of weather conditions
Veterans Memorial Brick order information:
Need: Person’s name as it is to appear on the brick
The branch of service they served in
The dates of service
If the person was KIA/MIA
Contact Raton Parks & Recreation to order or for more info. 575-445-2413