Greeley Recreation Blog

Figure Skating Moves

Figure Skating Moves

Did the 2018 Winter Olympics inspire you to try figure skating? It sure did for me! Some of the ice dancing skaters made the moves look so easy as they glide across the ice, it was breathtaking. I was also in awe by the incredible routines, jumps and spins that the...

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Winter Driving Tips for New Colorado Residents

Winter Driving Tips for New Colorado Residents

Colorado is experiencing a crazy population boom– and to all of the newcomers, we say welcome! While we love having new neighbors, we don’t love seeing them struggle with the icy, snow-filled roads. Driving in the winter can be stressful for some people, but don’t worry. These helpful tips will keep you safe on wintry roads.

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Greeley Senior Activity Center takes International Excursions

Greeley Senior Activity Center takes International Excursions

Did you know that the Greeley Senior Activity Center usually takes one or two international vacations each year? These excursions are hosted by the company Globus Family of Brands Tours and our very own Tiffany Skoglund, Recreation Supervisor, goes along as the tour guide. All expenses including airfare, accommodations and meals are included in the price. It’s a great way to see the world!

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Lifeguard Games

Lifeguard Games

Greeley’s Lifeguards recently competed in the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association annual Lifeguard Games…

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New Superintendent Realigns Positions with a Vision of Excellence

New Superintendent Realigns Positions with a Vision of Excellence

This spring, Scott Schuttenberg joined the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department as their new Recreation Superintendent. When he arrived, he met with each full-time staff to learn about their position, the history of the programs they managed and outlined what their vision was for the future. He wanted to gleam a clear understand the inner workings of the Recreation Division. In doing so, he saw some areas where positions could be realigned to strengthen the organization and bridge gaps in programs where improvement was needed.

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Coaching Styles

Coaching Styles

There are many different coaching styles out there in the field of athletics. Being a coach provides an amazing opportunity for adults to impact the lives of our youth while also teaching them life lessons and developmental skills needed to succeed. One of the most common coaching styles seen in today’s society is the command style coach with a win-at-all-costs attitude. This technique focuses completely on winning and lacks concentration on the developmental side of athletics. Of course, winning is always a good goal to strive for, but how do we get there without having all of our focus placed on statistics and the scoreboard?

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The Benefits of Running

The Benefits of Running

October is upon us and fall is definitely in the air in Northern Colorado! After a host of 90 degree days over the summer, the cooler temps are more than welcome. These slightly chillier days often have people snuggled up inside with a pumpkin spice latte. It’s a...

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Student Wins Sports Champion of the Month

Student Wins Sports Champion of the Month

Congratulations to Jonah Fanning for winning the PDC Energy Sports Champion of the Month! Jonah Fanning is an 8th grade middle schooler at Frontier Academy. Fanning began his soccer career at the age of 4, competing in Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation...

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2016 Personal Best Athlete Profile

2016 Personal Best Athlete Profile

The Rocky Mountain Senior Games (RMSG) kick-off June 8-12 in Greeley. This year at the Games, we'll be honoring a Colorado Athlete that has previously competed in swimming during the event. Tom McAdam, 60, from Greenwood Village, Colorado began competing in the Games...

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