Greeley Recreation Blog

Greeley Celebrates 35th Year as a Tree City USA Designee

When Greeley’s first pioneers arrived in here in 1870, they stepped onto an expanse of short-grass prairie and were visually shocked by the lack of trees in this semi-arid environment where cacti, prairie dogs, rattlesnakes and antelope flourished. Nathan Meeker,...

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The Twelve Ways of Fitness

It’s again that wonderful time of the year where the snow is falling, the food is cooking, the pies are baking and your New Year’s Resolution is about to begin and end before you even get started. Sound familiar? To help you keep your 2015 New Year’s Resolution, we at...

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Why Everyone Should Hire a Personal Trainer

If you are like most people, the title Personal Trainer may evoke a couple different feelings in your mind. “That sounds expensive” or “I can manage my fitness fine all by myself” are usually at the top of the list. Consider this for a moment: Estimated up to 250,000...

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Why Should Seniors Exercise?

It increases bone density and limits osteoporosis. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects more than 10 million men and women while an additional 34 million Americans have low bone mass, putting them at risk for developing osteoporosis....

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A few years ago, the Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department (CPRD) applied for a grant from the game manufacturing company Playworld Systems, to receive a state-of-the art interactive gaming system called NEOS. The City of Greeley planned to use NEOS for...

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Golfing – it really is for everyone

Everybody, let’s play golf! August is National Golf Month. Hey now, no yawning. Unless you’re a golf enthusiast, your eyelids are probably getting heavy at the mention of it. But did you know there is more than one type of golf? What’s that? You don’t believe me?...

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