Greeley Recreation News
The Greeley Ice Haus is a host rink for this year’s Big Mountain Hockey Classic January 17-20. This tournament highlights college teams in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) from the Western US. The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Bears Hockey team will be one of fourteen teams competing in the Hockey Classic. Read more.
Be sure to join us for some fun Thanksgiving events over the next week while school is on break. We’ll have a new Hockey and Figure Skating Camp at the Greeley Ice Haus starting Nov 25-27 from 9:45-11:45am. In addition, there’s extended open swim sessions at the Family FunPlex from 1-5pm Nov 25-29. Plenty to keep your kids active! Read more.
September 24, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus is hosting a free ‘Try Sled Hockey’ event on Saturday, October 19 from 12-1:45pm. This event will be held during the Pacific Sled Hockey League Tournament October 18-20. “We’re thrilled to offer another opportunity for the public to try this completely inclusive sport,” said Mark Mann, Ice Haus Recreation Supervisor. “We hosted a similar event last spring and had a great turnout. Seeing the world class athletes from the tournament maneuver on the ice in a sled is both amazing and humbling, but sled hockey is truly for everyone and is an absolute kick to try!” Read more
The City of Greeley’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Program will be hosting a resource fair at Island Grove’s Aven’s Village playground on Saturday, August 24 from 10:30am-12:30pm. Aven’s Village, located at 1300 D Street, opened in October of 2016 and is an all-inclusive playground geared toward people of all ages and abilities. The resource fair will include vendor booths and community resources available in Greeley. Read more
August 13, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – Louie Salazar, a Greeley resident and member of the Greeley Active Adult Center, competed in the Valley World International Eight Ball tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada. This wasn’t Salazar’s first trip to this event, he has placed as high as 2nd and 3rd place in years past. This year he was honored to bring home one of the 2019 World Championship trophies. Read more
June 5, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Rodarte Community Center celebrates a milestone this summer with their 40th Anniversary. The facility originally opened in January of 1979. The Rodarte Community Center has been a hub of activity for local residents and students with a multitude of programs to engage area youth and adults. The event will take place on Friday, July 12 from 5-11pm. The festivities will include facility tours and presentations, refreshments, family friendly activities provided by the new Play on the Way mobile recreation program, culminating with a Neighborhood Nights movie in Hoshiko Park. The building underwent major renovations in 2018, including a new front entry and reception area. Several programmatic changes have also recently been made including the implementation of a new software called Brightwheel. This software allows staff to track activities, incentives, academic progress and lesson plans. Read more.
May 30, 2019 – (Greeley, CO) – The City of Greeley’s Annual Fishing Derby returns on Saturday, June 1, from 8am-12pm, thanks in part to Envirotech and the Colorado Division of Wildlife. The event is free to the public, so grab your fishing pole and tackle and join us at Sanborn Park, located at 28th Avenue and 20th Street. Read more.
May 16, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The City of Greeley’s outdoor pools and splash parks officially open May 27. What a great way to celebrate Memorial Day than with a dip in the pool! New this year, Centennial Pool and Discovery Bay Waterpark will now be accepting debit and credit cards. Read more.
May 2, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus on Sunday, May 5 will be launching their first Sled Hockey Drop-in class from 1:45-2:45pm. If you’re interested in an all-inclusive opportunity to try sled hockey this is the place to be! John Reid, a Level 1 certified USA Hockey Coach also with the Warrior Avs – a competitive sled hockey team, will be teaching the class. The Drop-in Sled Hockey program will run every Sunday at the same time; it’s intended to teach the basics of sled hockey. The Greeley Ice Haus will provide all equipment; fee for the weekly drop-in class is $9.50. Read more.
April 10, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – Mayor John Gates, presented the National Youth Service Day Awards (NYSDA) to individuals and groups at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 2nd at the new City Center South Campus. These residents went above and beyond in providing exceptional community service in the Greeley area and were recognized for their hard work, dedication and commitment. Read more.