Fort Collins, Colorado - Where renewal is a way of life.
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Services and Amenities
- The City maintains more than 600 acres of parks, 5,000 acres of natural areas, 20 miles of off-street hike/ bike trails, three golf courses, a racquet center, three swimming pools, an ice rink and a community center.
- Fort Collins supports multiple transportation options including 18 bus routes and 200 miles of on-street and off-street trails for pedestrians and bicycles.
- The Lincoln Center is the City's cultural arts center. Activities include professional theatre, dance, music, visual arts and children's programs.
- The Fort Collins Senior Center includes a pool, spa, gymnasium, track, billiards, crafts and a community media center/library.
- The City library system includes the Fort Collins Main Public Library and the Harmony Library, a joint-use facility shared with Front Range Community College. The public libraries provide youth programs, computer labs and resources and information for Spanish-speaking citizens.
- The Fort Collins Museum displays the history of Fort Collins and Larimer County from prehistoric times to present day.
- Fort Collins provides electric and water utilities to residents. It has the second largest electric system in Colorado, with electric rates ranking the sixth lowest in the state and among the lowest in the nation. Fort Collins Utilities was also first in Colorado and among the first in the country to offer green energy to its customers. Fort Collins continually meets or surpasses all state and federal water quality standards.
- The Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport is jointly owned by the cities of Fort Collins and Loveland. With over 1,100 acres and roughly 300 aircraft, the airport serves the private a corporate aviation needs of the Northern Front Range, as well as charter flights and flights for area collegiate football teams.