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Parks

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Dept Head: Mike Calhoon
  •   Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-FClosed holidays

Parks Forms


Please feel free to print out any of these forms, fill them out and fax them to Parks at 970-221-6849 or scan them and email them to cGFya3Nob3BAZmNnb3YuY29t. This will NOT guarantee the reservation as dates requested may already be reserved. Contact Parks at 970-221-6660 with any questions.

If you're planning a Large/Special Event that will be attended by more than 2,500 people and/or requires street closures, traffic plan, amplified sound, alcohol (allowed at Civic Center Park only) and/or a 400 sq. ft. tent(s); Applicant should proceed to the on-line Special Events Application page.

Shelter Requests - Reserved via Phone 970-221-6660
There is one reservable shelter in five Community Parks (Edora, City Park, Rolland Moore, Fossil Creek, and Spring Canyon) available for groups of 200 or less. Additionally, there is a reservable shelter at six other park locations (Fossil Creek, Greenbriar, Overland, Lee Martinez, Twin Silo & Spring Park) available for groups of 50 or less. The reservation provides exclusive use of the shelter.

Applicants may contact Parks at 970-221-6660 to check availability and reserve a shelter via phone with a a credit card payment (MasterCard, Visa or Disccover). The shelter fee varies depending on the shelter and size of the event. Additional fees could added if a group also wants to reserve a ballfield, volleyball court, etc. Payment is expected at time of reservation.


Park Event Application
Parks requires a Parks Event Permit for groups planning an event at a City park (fully contained in the park no alcohol) or trail must be obtained at least ten (10) days prior to the date of such event. Events include (but are not limited to):

a. Events with 250-2,500 attendees
b. Commercial Use of the park with 15+ attendees and/or use of the park more than once per week/month.
c. Any Event planning to have a bounce house or other apparatus at the event.
d. A walk/run/race on a City trail or within a City Park.
e. An event using a skate park, BMX track, disc golf facility, archery range, horseshoe pits.

Payment is expected at time of reservation.

Showmobile Request Form The Showmobile can be reserved for events throughout the City of Fort Collins. Reservation for the Showmobile must be made no later than two weeks prior to the event date.


Other Guidelines and Information

Parks Rules & Regulations and Shelter Information
This document provides information regarding what is and is not allowed at the parks as well as information about what our reservable shelters offer.

Tennis Information/Map
This document provides information on where the tennis courts are located and number of courts. Court rservations are taken through Lewis Tennis at 970-493-7000. Otherwise the courts are available for drop-in use.

Pickleball Courts Information/Map
This document provides information on where the pickleball courts are located and number of courts. Court rservations are taken through Lewis Tennis at 970-493-7000. Otherwise the courts are available for drop-in use.

Vending in Parks
Vending is allowed in Parks as long as the vendor has been invited by the event organizer to be a part of a sanctioned (permitted) event taking place at the Park and has a Sales Tax License. The Sales Tax License must be visibly displayed. All other vending rules and requirements must be adhered to including, but not limited to, health codes, insurance requirements, and safety.