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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 each of our 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 four other park locations (Fossil Creek, Greenbriar, Overland & 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 when the reservation is made.

If there will be selling of any items, amplified sound, or some type of apparatus brought into the park, a Park Event Application must be completed instead.

Park Event Application
Any person wishing to use a City park for a group event that is or is expected to be attended by 250-2,500 people and fully contained in the park must obtain a Parks Event Permit from the City's Park Maintenance Division at least ten (10) days prior to the date of such event. Parks also requires a Parks Event Permit for groups of any size, if the group is planning to have a bounce house or other apparatus at their event; as it provides for the proper insurance requirements to be obtained and a method, through the security deposit, for Parks to be protected in case of any turf or irrigation damage caused by the apparatus. Payment is expected when the reservation is made.

Trail Use Application
The Trail Use Application is required for running events taking place on the trails. Only 4 running events per year are allowed. Events are not allowed to start/stop on the trail. There are NO bike races allowed on the trails.

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.

Applications for more Specific Park Amenities:


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.