The Colorado Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA, will be offering their services at the Senior Center beginning February 1 and ending April 15, 2016. The group will be on site Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30 AM- 11:00 AM. No appoiments necessary, drop-in basis only. Call 970.221.6644 for more info.
In 1966, you could purchase gas for 32 cents per gallon, Frank Sinatra and The Beatles topped the charts, and (believe it or not) Fort Collins was still a “dry” town (prohibition in Fort Collins was repealed in 1969). And, on October 29, 1965, City Council authorized the formation of a Parks and Recreation Department effective January 1, 1966. In 2016, the Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating our 50th anniversary. Visit our site often for updates about upcoming events and celebration activities.
Checkout the Recreator video and learn more about our Recreator of the Year, Curling and the Foothills Activity Center.
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.