Our mission at the Recreation and Parks Department is to create recreational opportunities and quality of life initiatives through people, parks and programs. Your input is a vital part of this process. Please join us, and participate in this process by offering comments and feedback available through community meetings and our contact form. Another way to participate, and get to know your fellow citizens, is to volunteer at a Recreation or Park location. You'll find opportunities posted on our Calendar of Events page. Or, you can also become a Friend of the Recreation and Parks Department on Facebook. Have you considered pursuing a career with the Village? It is a rewarding experience in so many ways. Job listings can be found here.


The Village of Ruidoso Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing exceptional parks, facilities, programs and services that are designed to improve the quality of life for everyone who lives or visits our beautiful mountain village.


The Village of Ruidoso department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for the service and maintenance of village cemeteries. Whether your roots in the region run generations deep or you moved to Ruidoso last week and already know you never want to leave, you can reserve a resting place for yourself or loved ones with us. To learn more, click here or contact us directly at 575-257-5030.