The McDermott Athletic Center, aka The MAC, is a 60,000 square-foot indoor sports facility offering baseball, basketball, volleyball, hockey and fitness facilities to Rio Rancho and the Albuquerque Metro Area.



QUESTIONS? Please contact the following:

Baseball - Mike McDermott at

Basketball - Terry McDermott at

Ice - Laurie Bates at

The MAC is currently in phase 1 of its opening plan. This will be a gradual process so please read the guidelines carefully so you can be properly prepared to use the MAC safely.

All visitors to the MAC will be required to abide by the following temporary policies:

  • Get a temperature reading at the door from a non-contact thermometer. Any person  with a temperature exceeding 100.3 degrees will not be permitted to enter the facility.

  • Sign in at the front desk in the event health officials need contact tracing information.  

       --The signature provided for contact tracing is also your signature for the waiver agreement that is placed by the sign in sheet at the front desk--

  • Wear a mask at all times when in the facility

  • Sanitize hands when entering the facility

  • Only bring disposable water bottles to the facility. Reusable containers will not be  permitted.


The MAC recommends all visitors to do the following:

  • Leave cellphones in the car and/or do not use them when in the facility. Cell phones  are a known carrier of germs and are in contact with your face throughout the day.

  • Bring a disposable water bottle or be prepared to purchase one (water fountains will  not be available).

  • Do not come to the facility if you feel ill in any way. Fevers are only one possible  symptom.

  • If you have a compromised immune system consult with your physician before  participating in any events held at the MAC.

  • Bring your own equipment. Do not share equipment.


Steps we are taking

During our initial phase of opening we will strictly enforce the following:

  • All employees will wear masks.

  • All visitors will receive temperature checks.

  • We will not exceed 25% capacity.

  • Hand sanitizing stations have been installed throughout the facility.

  • There will be no walk-in clients for the immediate future.

  • Team practices, clinics, and individual/group instruction only. 

  • We will constantly be cleaning the facility and high traffic areas.

  • Due to the governor’s new orders the MAC will be requiring all spectators and participants to wear masks at all times. Anyone participant that feels a shortness of breath, faint, is having trouble breathing, or feels the mask is compromising their health in any way will be permitted to remove the mask. 

*Any patrons with medical conditions that exempt them from wearing masks will still be permitted to enter the facility. 


  We believe it is safe to get back to work and play. We look forward to seeing you!



Improve your scoring, ball handling, shooting, passing, footwork and 1 on 1 moves to take your game to the next level. This 3-day camp starting June 11  is open to boys and girls grades 3-8. Receive 20% off if you register before April 18.

i9 Winter Activities

We have partnered with i9 Sports to bring you 3 exciting new programs this Winter season: Basketball, Volleyball, and Indoor Soccer! Secure your spot now, and to register at the lowest rates. Buddy, coach, and team requests are  accepted.

i9 Spring Activities

We have partnered with i9 Sports to bring you Basketball and Volleyball this spring! Register before Friday, February 12th to automatically SAVE $10 OFF your Spring Registration!  Buddy, coach, and team requests are  accepted.


We currently have Irish Dance classes being held in our location inside the McDermott Athletic Center in Rio Rancho, NM. You are invited to stop by and or contact us about a free trial class.



We provide a positive environment for people to support each other as they become the healthiest & strongest version of themselves. We provide superb coaching in group classes and offer aerobic capacity classes, functional bodybuilding, personal training, and nutrition services.



The MAC provides a 10,000 square-foot indoor baseball/softball facility with six hitting tunnels.

Each hitting tunnel is set up with an L-screen for live batting practice and turf mound for bullpens.  A softball pitching machine is also be available upon request.


The MAC provides a 12,000 square foot indoor basketball facility with six baskets and two regulation high school courts. 

The playing surface is a seamless, durable, and highly shock absorbent poured urethane floor that reduces the risk of injury to athletes playing on the surface. It is the best alternative to hardwood floors on the market.


The MAC offers the perfect environment for high-altitude training with our year-round indoor ice arena. The rink is a standard NHL-sized (85’ x 200’) sheet of ice with rounded corners. Our facility is equipped with an on-ice jump harness, stadium seating along one side of the arena, and four full-sized locker rooms.


MARCH 16-April 3

Mon - Fri: 12pm-10pm
Saturday: 8am - 9pm
Sunday: 8am - 8pm





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