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Contact Information

  •   Dept Head: Mike Calhoon
  •   413 South Bryan Ave
    Fort Collins, CO 80521
  •   cGFya3Nob3BAZmNnb3YuY29t
  •   970.221.6660
  •   Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-F Closed holidays

Parks

Be A Good Steward: Protect & Respect Your Parks & Trails

DIAMOND SPORTS ONLY - New Process to Reserve Practice Fields (PDF)

There is a new process to reserve DIAMOND Sports Practice Fields on Friday, March 10

In an effort to keep people from having to camp out over night at the Park Shop, and as we move forward toward an on-line process, we are trying something new for 2017. We feel this is a fair process, providing each coach with an equal opportunity for field selection.

Practice Field Requests will ONLY be accepted via email at: cGFya3Nob3BAZmNnb3YuY29t on Friday March 10 at 8:00am with an attached Practice Field Request Form.

Review the full process by clicking on the link in the title.

(PLEASE remember – Flexibility is Key)

City Park - Lake Sheldon Ice Rink

For safety, the ice-skating rink on Lake Sheldon in City Park is only opened when it reaches a minimum thickness of 6 inches.  Additionally, other weather and lake conditions also contribute to the ice quality which drives the opening and closing decision.

Please respect the Open/Close sign and the barricades that are in place.  

When the sign shows "open" and the barricades are moved out, enjoy an afternoon of skating.  But when the sign shows "closed" and the barricades are place, please stay off the ice.

Park Hours: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM

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For Park questions or to make reservations: 
Please contact the Parks Department at (970)221-6660 or cGFya3Nob3BAZmNnb3YuY29t. Park offices are located at 413 S. Bryan Avenue, Office hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:00am-5:00pm.

After Hours
If you have an urgent park related situation after hours, please call call (970) 219-3450. If you have an emergency please call 911.

Your Parks. Our Passion.

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Our parks and trails help define the Fort Collins lifestyle.  Fort Collins currently has 875 acres of developed park land including 6 community parks and 42 neighborhood/pocket parks. Over 35 miles of paved trails connect our community.

We're passionate about providing you world class parks and trail. The Parks Department maintains parks, cemeteries, trails, medians and other public grounds for the community. We aim to provide you a clean, safe and attractive environment to enjoy.

Public Events Calendar

If you would like to know more about public events and races happening in the Parks, along the Trails and throughout City streets, check out the Public Events Calendar. You can subscribe to the calendar for updates and add specific events to your own calendar.

Access Fort Collins

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Receive a quick response to your question or concern by using Access Fort Collins - it's easy. You can also use it to let us know how we're doing.

Vision

We care just as much about the product we deliver as the people who deliver it. Our goals are to promote professional development, safety and wellness, service to our community and a lasting legacy of stewardship and camaraderie.

Mission

  • Operational Excellence
  • Excellent care for parks and public spaces for the community.

Parks

Physical Address: 413 South Bryan Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970)221-6660
Fax: (970)221-6849
Email: cGFya3Nob3BAZmNnb3YuY29t
Normal Business Hours: Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-F Closed Holidays

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