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Rodarte Community Center Gears up for Spring and Summer Camps

Rodarte Community Center Gears up for Spring and Summer Camps

February 6, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, is gearing up for their Fun in the Spring and Summer camp programs. These camp sessions are designed to provide a broad range of activities such as STEM, arts & crafts and recreational programs, as well as field trips, engaging students and getting them involved in different projects while they are on vacation from school. Registration will begin Feb 4 for Fun in the Spring, which will be offered March 11-15. Fun in the Sun early registration for those with a financial need will be open March 4-31. General Registration for the summer camp will be open April 15-May 17. Read more.

Winners Advance to Sectionals from the local Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge

Winners Advance to Sectionals from the local Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge

January 29, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge was January 19 at the Greeley Recreation Center and 43 participants attended the event. Both boys and girls competed in three different skill challenges: dribbling, passing and shooting. The first place winners from each age group will compete at Sectionals on February 10 at the Foothills Activity Center in Fort Collins. Read more.

Canyon City Doctor Travels 175 miles to 2019 Father Daughter Dance

Canyon City Doctor Travels 175 miles to 2019 Father Daughter Dance

January 18, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The annual Father Daughter Dance at the Greeley Recreation Center is right around the corner. The event this year is Friday, January 25 & Saturday, January 26 and offers three different times for fathers to treat their favorite girl to some quality time together. Dr. Marcus Button, a family practice physician from Canyon City, plans to make the 175 mile trek again to bring his 9 year old daughter. A trip he’s made each year over the last five years! Read more.

American Girl Doll Skate sensation this week at the Greeley Ice Haus

American Girl Doll Skate sensation this week at the Greeley Ice Haus

January 14, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus is hosting the annual American Girl Doll Skate with a Boho Bash theme this year. The event is from 12-2pm on Saturday, January 19. Crowds of little girls will arrive at the Ice Haus to skate with their American Girl dolls, some dressed alike, enjoying an afternoon of fun with friends. The event includes free ice skating lessons, face painting and God’s Eye crafts. Girls that attend will be entered into drawing for a chance to win the 2019 American Girl Doll of the year…Blaire Wilson…a $115 value! Read more.

Rodarte Community Center Hosts Put ‘em Up Boxing Smoker

Rodarte Community Center Hosts Put ‘em Up Boxing Smoker

October 23, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Hard Knocks Boxing Club will be hosting their annual boxing smoker Put ‘em Up at the Rodarte Community Center on Saturday, October 27. Three boxers who are part of the City of Greeley’s Hard Knocks Boxing Club will be competing in the event: Kaleb Dutrow (102 lb.), Angel Arredondo (Heavy Weight) and Josiah Herrera (136 lb.). Roughly 30 bouts will take place with participants coming from Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas and Texas. The event is sanctioned by USA Boxing and sponsored by the Danny Juarez Foundation. Read more.

Have Splashing Good Time at Discovery Bay’s Doggie Day

Have Splashing Good Time at Discovery Bay’s Doggie Day

August 22, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – Don’t miss the annual dog days of summer at Discovery Bay’s Doggie Day Saturday, August 25. It’s time for man’s best friend to enjoy a splashing good time at Greeley’s outdoor waterpark. Discovery Bay, located at 715 E. 24th Street, offers the local community a chance to take the plunge with their pooch each year and have some fun in the sun. Photo booth opportunities are available at the event, which makes a great keepsake as well. It’s a day full of fun for the whole family with booths from presenting sponsors, goodie bags filled with dog treats and toys for every participant that attends and a raffle! Read more.

Greeley Active Adult Center hosts Open House to Showcase Programs and 50+ Options

Greeley Active Adult Center hosts Open House to Showcase Programs and 50+ Options

August 13, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Active Adult Center (GAAC) will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, August 21 from 4-7pm to promote 50+ programs and membership offers. Active adult members who join receive free daily admission, discounts on most programs, priority registration for trips, parking permits, a monthly newsletter and more! Read more.

Rodarte Community Center Undergoes Entryway Remodel Project

Rodarte Community Center Undergoes Entryway Remodel Project

August 3, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, has begun construction on their new entryway. The community center, located at 920 A Street, was built in 1979 and is in need of ADA accessibility improvements to meet the needs of its patrons. The project is anticipated to be completed this fall. Read more.

Rockies Skills Challenge Winners Head to Sectionals

Rockies Skills Challenge Winners Head to Sectionals

July 18, 2018 – (Greeley, CO) – Greeley Recreation hosted the Rockies Skills Challenge last month at the Youth Sports Complex on 65th Avenue in Greeley. Area youth competed in three different baseball challenges demonstrating their abilities in hitting, base running and throwing. The Rockies Skills Challenge allows both boys and girls ages 6 to 13 the opportunity to showcase their talents in these three skill areas with scores based on distance, speed and accuracy. The individuals that placed in their age group for each event will compete at Sectionals this Sunday, July 22 at Chimney Park in Windsor beginning at 1pm. Read more.

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