Greeley Recreation News
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.
November 7, 2016 – (Greeley, CO) – The Culture, Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a brand new event on Saturday, November 12 – the Mother Son Day of Fun – from 10am-2pm. Moms will be able to spend the day doing activities that their sons will enjoy, like rock climbing, laser tag and Wii games. Tickets are on sale now; mother/son couples are $20 and each additional son is just $5 – admission does include lunch.
December 7, 2016 (Greeley, CO) – Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 Father Daughter Dance hosted at the Greeley Recreation Center. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with your special girl. There are three dances to choose from: Friday, January 27 at 6pm & Saturday, January 28 at 1pm & 6pm. Fathers and daughters of all ages are welcome! This year will feature a red carpet theme. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Family FunPlex, 1501 65th Avenue, the Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Avenue, or by phone at 970-350-9400. This special event would make a great stocking stuffer for your princess!
December 7, 2016 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus continues its Christmas tradition with the Holiday Ice Show featuring some old favorites like “Jingle Bells,” “White Christmas” and “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.” Local figure skaters will perform Friday, December 9 from 5:30-7pm and Saturday, December 10 from 3-4:30pm with a Grinch themed show and the ever popular “You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch.”
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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?...read more