Greeley Recreation News
June 15, 2017 – (Greeley, CO) – The Rockies Skills Challenge hosted by the Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department on Saturday June 10th saw 16 participants at Broadview Park in Greeley. Area youth competed in three different baseball challenges demonstrating their abilities in hitting, base running and throwing. The Rockies Skills Challenge allows boys and girls ages 6 to 13 the opportunity to showcase their talents in these three skill areas with scores based on distance, speed and accuracy. The individuals that placed in their age group for each event will go on to compete at Sectionals in Windsor, CO on Sunday, July 16 at Chimney Park #1, Aaron Cook Field, located at 200 E. Chestnut Street, at 1pm.
June 6, 2017 – (Greeley, CO) – Each year the Culture, Parks and Recreation Department with the City of Greeley in conjunction with the Colorado Rockies host the Rockies/CPRA Baseball Skills Challenge. Area youth, both boys and girls, age 6-13 (as of December 31, 2017) will have the opportunity to showcase their talents in three baseball skills: running, throwing and batting demonstrating their abilities with scores based on distance, speed and accuracy. This year’s event will be held Saturday, June 10 at Broadview Park, located at 600 28th Avenue in Greeley, between 10am and 12pm and is free and open to anyone to attend.
Rockies Skills Challenge
June 2, 2017 – (Greeley, CO) – Mountain View Skating Club (MVSC) will be hosting their annual Front Range Invitational Saturday, June 3 with sixty-five skaters attending from ten different skating clubs. The event will be held at the Greeley Ice Haus, home to MVSC. “Each year participants come from all over the Front Range to compete and show off their skills” stated Amanda Gustafson, Greeley Ice Haus Manager, “it’s really a lot of fun to watch.”
May 31, 2017 (Greeley, CO) – Leprino Foods generously supports the Rodarte Community Center’s Boxing Program with a $5,000 sponsorship. Participants in the program were presented a check for $2,500 last week during one of their sparring sessions. Boxers from the Rodarte Community Center Boxing Program will have new uniforms to wear and belts for their annual Boxing Smoker (that will be presented to individuals that win their bouts in the tournament this fall).
May 19, 2017 (Greeley, CO) – As we mark the beginning of summer this Memorial Day, why not do something fun that the whole family will enjoy? The City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department will be opening their two outdoor pools and two splash parks on Monday, May 29. The Greeley Recreation Center, Family FunPlex and Greeley Ice Haus will be open for swimming, ice skating, rock climbing, you name it! So there’s no excuse not to come out and play with us! Please note, the Greeley Senior Activity Center (1010 6th St) and the Rodarte Community Center (920 A St) will be closed in observance of the holiday.
May 18, 2017 (Greeley, CO) – Boxers from the Rodarte Community Center Boxing Program, Joey Sanchez, Dakota Rhine and Jay Rhine, competed in the 2017 State Junior Olympics, and placed first in their weight divisions. The event was held on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 at the House of Pain Boxing Club, located at 2525 S. Decatur, also known as the College View Recreation Center in Denver, Colorado.
April 11, 2017 (Greeley, CO) – Tom Norton, Mayor of the City of Greeley, presented plaques to individuals and groups that won this year’s National Youth Service Day Awards (NYSDA) Tuesday, April 4th at a City Council meeting. Many of the students recognized had gone above and beyond providing community service in the Greeley area.
April 11, 2017 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus will be hosting their annual Bunny Hop Skate on Saturday, April 15 from 12-1:30pm. Be sure to bring your family and friends to enjoy a public skate session at a discounted price — admission is just $5 (including skate rental)! Kids will receive treats and get to take photos with the Easter Bunny!
GREELEY, CO — City of Greeley Parks Superintendent Eric Bloomer received the 2016 Parks Professional of the Year award from the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association at its annual conference on Thursday, September 22.
October 6, 2015 – (Greeley, CO) – There were more than seventy area youth that showed up at Monfort Park on Saturday, September 24 to take part in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick (PP&K) competition hosted by the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department. The annual event brought enthusiasm and tons of smiles as kids signed up to try their hand at the longest punt, farthest throw and the lengthiest kick. Scores are added together and the participants that took first place in their age bracket will move on to Sectionals.