Greeley Recreation Receives Columbine Award

The City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department was honored to receive the Columbine Award at the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) annual conference this fall. Greeley Recreation’s Youth Enrichment Programs were recognized for their...

Greeley is Going for the Gold!

For the second year in a row, the City of Greeley Culture, Parks and Recreation Department is a finalist for the coveted National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in...

Active Adult Center Spotlight: Doris Gilreath

The Greeley Active Adult Center is committed to providing a variety of opportunities so that being active can be a way of life. Seniors can socialize at the center, through trips or one of our many programs. We offer a wide array of clubs, sports, SilverSneakers®...

Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Program Spotlight

Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) is a new program to Greeley Recreation that is designed to provide therapeutic recreation programs and services to individuals in the community who have physical or intellectual disabilities. Therapeutic recreation utilizes...

Active Adult Spotlight: Dave Mantych

As the leader of the Greeley Active Adult Center’s (GAAC) Car Lovers Unite Group, volunteer at Northern Colorado Medical Center and a Weld County Hall of Famer, Dave Mantych is quite busy in his retirement. The St. Louis native took a job in Denver as a land surveyor...

Fighting Diabetes Over 50: A Fitness Success Story

When Dot McDowell was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes in her fifties with a long family history of diabetic struggles, she knew it was time to make a change. Overnight, McDowell ditched her self-described “sedentary lifestyle,” and started visiting the gym five days a...