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For Immediate Release
Contact: Mary M. Russell, Marketing Coordinator
Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department
Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and all the fun in the sun. Outdoor Pools and Splash Parks in Greeley open on Thursday, May 23 this year, the day after the last day of school. Over Memorial Day weekend there will be many events and facilities you can visit with friends and family. All City of Greeley recreation facilities will be open their regular hours on Memorial Day, except the Greeley Senior Activity Center and the Rodarte Community Center, which will be closed.
Cool off this summer at the Greeley Ice Haus! Public Skate Sessions are extended May 23-August 16 Monday-Friday from 12-2:45pm and Saturday & Sunday 12-1:30pm. Enjoy Cosmic Skating, with multi-colored lighting effects on Friday & Saturday nights from 7:15-8:45pm. Admission is just $5 for adults/youth on weekends and $4 on weekdays, 4 year olds and younger are always $1, skate rental is $2. Check out Golfing Galore Friday, May 17 – all you golfers out there…come skate wearing plaid or argyle and receive 2-for-1 admission. Try to get a hole in one and win a prize! The Textbook Toss will be held Friday, May 31 from 7:15-8:45pm — Celebrate schools out for summer! Donate a children’s book for the Rodarte Community Center and receive 2-for-1 admission. For other Friday Theme Nights visit or call 970.350.9402.
There’s a slew of upcoming summer camps and clinics this summer as well – Lade Magic’s No F.E.A.R. Basketball Camp June 3-28 & Midnight Basketball League June 7-28; Fun in the Sun (FITS) June 3-Aug 9; CARA Track June 4-July 27; Summer Skate Camp June 10-14; Softball Camp for Girls June 11-27; Hockey Camp Squirt/Pee-Wee June 17-21 & Bantam/Midget July 22-26; Youth Volleyball Camp June 17-21; Northridge Youth Football Camp July 29-31; Don’t miss the annual Fishing Derby at Sanborn Park Saturday, June 1 from 8am (sharp)-12pm or the Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge Saturday, June 8 at Twin Rivers Ball Field – both events are Free! View the summer Recreation Connection online to find out more at or call 970.350.9400 for details on registration deadlines and more.

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