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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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Coaches Editorial

Coaches Editorial

Mandi Dorris Coach, NASM Personal Trainer, Healthways SilverSneakers® Specialties: Weight Loss, Circuit Training, Senior Fitness, Women’s Fitness, Strength Training, Speed and Agility, Balance and Flexibility. Mandi Dorris has been actively involved in attending and...

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Greeley’s Youth Leadership

Greeley’s Youth Leadership

The future of our community, our state and our nation depend upon the way we raise and support young people to handle the affairs of tomorrow. It is the duty of all parents, citizens and youth organizations to develop a proper attitude among the young people in our...

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Employee Bike Program

Employee Bike Program

Did you know that the City of Greeley implemented an employee bike library in 2013? Twenty bicycles were purchased with grant funding sponsored by, our community partner, Kaiser Permanente. With the assistance of City of Greeley Employees, who have volunteered their...

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