This time of year you want to be sure you’re staying active and fit…especially with all the holiday parties you’ll be attending. There are some great recreation facilities here in Greeley to help you do just that!

The Family FunPlex (located at 1501 65th Ave) offers a wide array of opportunities to keep those extra pounds off. Their indoor walking track is perfect for those cold weather days, or when it’s nice, you can take a stroll down Sheep Draw Trail or even ride your bike to the Poudre Trail. They have an indoor Waterpark fully equipped with a zero depth area for the little ones, a lazy river (great for water walking against the current), a lap pool, three slides, and even an area for water basketball, which is great fun for the whole family. The Fieldhouse is equipped with a SportCourt flooring ideal for inline hockey, indoor soccer, volleyball or basketball. Their state-of-the-art fitness center boasts some of the most up to date equipment to keep your body tone and fit. They have a number of fitness classes for all fitness levels, dance classes, spinning, and more! There’s even an 18-hole mini golf course or disc golf course, weather permitting, a perfect way to get some necessary vitamin D from the sunshine during the winter months too. Find out more at

The Greeley Recreation Center (in historic downtown, 651 10th Ave) has some unique features as well…racquetball courts, The Rock climbing wall – with some of the best holds in town, in addition to their fitness area, dance studios, youth tumbling and fitness classes. Not to mention their regulation size swimming pool with diving well, our local lap swimmers love it! There’s even two gymnasiums for basketball, volleyball or Pickleball (a combination of tennis, badminton, and table tennis) – the latest craze! They cater to the downtown businesses with Noon basketball and yoga classes for a healthy lunch break during the week. Call 970-350-9400 for details.

The Greeley Ice Haus is Northern Colorado’s premiere skating facility with daily open skate sessions, there’s even a Skate Café for the seasoned skater. This time of year is the perfect time for Skate School classes, hockey classes and leagues, figure skating and curling – so try something new! Their special events are spectacular too! Be sure to visit to see all that they have to offer.

So while you’re sipping that hot cocoa and snacking on holiday treats, think about taking a trip to one of your amazing recreation facilities and enjoy some exercise this season as well.

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