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City of Fort Collins Recreation

The Recreation Department is your community resource for staying active and connected in the Fort Collins community. We offer programs and activities for all ages and abilities.

Summer Registration

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Registration begins at 7 a.m. on May 4.

You can register for programs three ways:

  • Online at,
  •  At Recreation Centers (Northside Aztlan Community Center, Fort Collins Senior Center, EPIC, and Foothills Activity Center)
  •  or by Phone at 970.221.6655

Early Registration for Senior Center Members is May 2.

Now Accepting Entries for the 4th of July Parade

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The City of Fort Collins Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting entries for the 2017 4th of July Parade presented by Blue Ocean Foundation. The 2017 4th of July parade will include the 101st Army Band from Buckley Air Force Base.  Enter today!

2016 Annual Review (PDF)

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We are pleased to present to you the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department’s Annual Review for 2016. This report will provide you with a look at the Department’s community impact and performance in 2016. We believe it is important to share our story with the community. Recreation appreciates all the support we have received in 2016 and we look forward to serving you in 2017.

2016 Recreation Department Annual Review

Recreation Department's 2015-2017 Operational Plan

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 YmFkYW1zQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==.