Celebrate your fathers and community by joining us for the 18th annual Father's Day 5k in Fort Collins presented by the City of Fort Collins and University of Colorado Health. This family event attracts more than 1,000 race participants and spectators for a day of fun runs, walks, a wheelchair race, and an after party celebration.
Registration includes a Father's Day 5k designed race shirt, complimenatry beer or soda provided by CooperSmith's Pub and Brewing, race bib and race tracker. Awards are given to the top competitors in each division, and all race participants will be eligible for drawing prizes.
July is Park and Recreation Month!
We’re celebrating 30 years of Park & Recreation Month in style - by bringing back the 80s!
Throughout the entire month of July, City of Fort Collins Recreation will be hosting some totally tubular events and programs like "80s Flashback Week" at Northside featuring a week of 80s fitness classes. See the attached list of events and keep checking back for updates.
Check out your favorite field guide for fun in Fort Collins! The summer Recreator is now available online or pick one up at your closest Recreation Center. Make those summer plans today. Registration is now open!
Check the Recreator out online now.
The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department chose to initiate its very first operational planning process in January 2014 with the intention of ensuring organizational improvement and effectiveness.
View the Operational Plan and the Final Report.
Our Operational Plan will guide Recreation's progress through 2017. If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact Recreation Director, Bob Adams at 970.221.6354 or .
The Youth Activity Center is closed in coordination with the Foothills Mall redevelopment. The construction of the mall is expected to be completed in 2015. The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department is working with Walton Street Capital and Alberta Development Partners on the design of the Foothills Activity Center. If you would like more information about the Foothills Mall project, click here.
On October 29, 2013 the Southeast Recreation & Arts Center Feasibility Study was presented to City Council. The results from a feasibility study was completed by BRS Architecture, Ballard*King, Logan Simpson Design Inc. and City of Fort Collins staff.