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Las Colonias River Park Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration
The City of Grand Junction invites the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony for the River Park at Las Colonias on Thursday, May 27.
Lincoln Park-Moyer Pool Opens for the Season on May 22
The Grand Junction Parks & Recreation Department is preparing to open the Lincoln Park-Moyer Pool for the 2021 summer season on Saturday, May 22.
Spend the Summer with Grand Junction Parks & Recreation
The Grand Junction Parks & Recreation 2021 Summer Activity Guide is now available and registration for summer programming is open.
Continuous Improvement to Urban Tree Canopy
The Forestry Division of the Parks & Recreation Department continues to improve the City’s urban tree canopy by removing unsafe trees and planting new trees in parks and rights-of-way.
5th Street Interchange Landscape Renovation
The City of Grand Junction is in the process of renovating the landscaping on the interchange of the Riverside Parkway & 5th Street (US-50).
Veteran’s Memorial Park – City of Grand Junction and Mesa County Partnership
Grand Junction Parks & Recreation recently signed an intergovernmental agreement with Mesa County to provide athletic programming at Veteran’s Memorial Park located at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 Highway 50.
Become a Trail Host with Grand Junction Parks and Recreation
Grand Junction Parks & Recreation is looking for volunteers to participate in our Trail Host program.
First Open Space Park in Grand Junction Now Open
The City recently finished the development of the first open space park in Grand Junction.
Parks, Recreation, Open Space (PROS) Master Plan Adopted by City Council
On Wednesday, January 6, Grand Junction City Council officially adopted the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Master Plan with a unanimous 7-0 vote.
New Skate Park at Las Colonias
Grand Junction Parks & Recreation staff has installed a new skate park at Las Colonias Park.
Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Passes Resolution in Support of 2A and 2B
These ballot initiatives ask voters if Grand Junction should legalize marijuana and devote revenues to Parks & Rec and Law Enforcement.
Parks & Recreation Receives Xcel Foundation Grant for Tree Planting
The City of Grand Junction has received a $4,000 grant from the Colorado Tree Coalition (CTC) for the funding of tree planting.
Parks & Recreation Releases 2021 Spring Activity Guide
Grand Junction Parks & Recreation’s 2021 Spring Activity Guide will be released on March 1st.
Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture Grants Awarded
Thanks to a $34,000 grant provided by The Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture and the City of Grand Junction, cultural events will be available to the community again in 2021.
Start Planning for Summer with Parks & Recreation’s Summer Camp Program
Summer is right around the corner and Grand Junction Parks & Recreation is gearing up for the season with the Summer Camp Guide, now available online.
Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture Creative Writing Contest Underway
The 8th Annual Write On! creative writing contest is underway.
Parks & Recreation Horticulture Division Saves by Growing Spring Flowers
The Horticulture Division of the Grand Junction Parks & Recreation Department is currently growing 10,000 plants for use throughout the City during the upcoming planting season.
Parks & Recreation Supervisor Ron Felt Retires After 45 Years
City of Grand Junction Parks & Recreation Supervisor Ron Felt will be retiring after 45 years of service on January 22nd.
Downtown Holiday Tree Lights Bring Cheer to Grand Junction
The lights will turn on Friday, November 20th.
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Upcoming Parks & Recreation Events
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Tue, Jun 15
Gentle Active Yoga
You deserve this mind/body class! Yoga provides yo...
Beginner Kayak Group Lesson
Check out this introductory lesson on hard-shell k...
Looking for a fun weeknight activity to enjoy the ...
Wed, Jun 16
Beginner Sup Group Lesson
Try out this introductory lesson that reviews pers...
Beginner SUP Surf Group Lesson
Ready to catch the waves at the Las Colonias River...
Thu, Jun 17
Lincoln Park Open Track Meet
The Lincoln Park Open Track Meet offers a variety ...
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2021 Summer Activity Guide
The 2021 Summer Activity is here! Check out what Grand Junction Parks & Recreation is offering this summer season.
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Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Western Colorado Regional Pickleball Tournament!
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