News Flash

Posted on: January 21, 2021

Parks, Recreation, Open Space (PROS) Master Plan Adopted by City Council

PROS Master Plan Spotlight

Click here to read a summary of the PROS Master Plan.

Click here to read the final PROS Master Plan.

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. ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Parks & Recreation Supervisor Ron Felt Retires After 45 Years

Ron Felt

City of Grand Junction Parks & Recreation Supervisor Ron Felt will be retiring after 45 years of service on January 22nd. Ron’s career with the City started in 1976 as a seasonal maintenance worker. Ron worked seasonally for four seasons bef...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Funding for Cultural Events is Now Available

Art display

The Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture invites proposals from organizations to support local arts and cultural events, projects, and programs. Any non-profit organization or governmental/educational agency in the state of Colorado bringing thei...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Parks & Recreation Utilizes Aquaponics to Grow Plants

Aquaponics bed with trees growing

The City’s urban tree canopy is growing, due in part to innovative methods which allow the City to grow trees in a more natural and cost effective manner. The Parks & Recreation Department uses an aquaponics system to grow a variety of plant...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Dixson Park Access Changes

Dixson Park

Dixson Park, a small neighborhood park at 287 27 Road, may look different to community members who are accustomed to seeing the park used for sport program rentals and other community uses. The lease agreement that allowed the City of Grand Junction to us...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Downtown Holiday Tree Lights Bring Cheer to Grand Junction

Holiday Lights

Stroll your way through Downtown Grand Junction and enjoy an abundance of holiday cheer with shimmering lights hanging throughout Main Street trees. This week, the City of Grand Junction Parks & Recreation Department and the Downtown Grand Junction wi...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

COVID-19 Modifications

COVID Update News Flash

Following the reversion back to Phase III of Safer at Home Mesa County, Orange with High Risk, the City of Grand Junction is moving to modify some additional Parks & Recreation facilities and services. Much of the City’s parks and recreation...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Park Restrooms Close For Winter

Restroom Closures News Flash

The following park restrooms will be closed for winter starting October 26, 2020:

  • Columbine Park
  • Eagle Rim
  • Las Colonias restrooms near the dog park and in the Tranquilo shelter
  • Lincoln Park restrooms near the tennis and pickleball courts
  • Whitman Park
  • Pomona Par...
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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Fall Programming with Grand Junction Parks & Recreation

Late Fall AG News Flash

The Grand Junction Parks & Recreation Department is committed to providing fun and safe activities for the community throughout the year. The Parks & Recreation Department now issues seasonal variations of the Activity Guide throughout the year to...

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Parks & Recreation News