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Memorial Day Fun for the whole Family

Memorial Day Fun for the whole Family

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.

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Rodarte Boxers place first at Junior Olympics

Rodarte Boxers place first at Junior Olympics

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.

Rodarte Boxers Finish First

Easter Holiday Event and Closures

Easter Holiday Event and Closures

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!

Easter Bunny Visit

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Results are in as area Youth Capture Honors

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Results are in as area Youth Capture Honors

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.

Greeley Recreation Center Hosts New Mother Son Day of Fun Event

Greeley Recreation Center Hosts New Mother Son Day of Fun Event

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.

Get Your Tickets for the Father Daughter Dance

Get Your Tickets for the Father Daughter Dance

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!

Holiday Ice Show Features Some Old Favorites

Holiday Ice Show Features Some Old Favorites

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.”

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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NEOS Game

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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