For Immediate Release
Contact: Mary M. Russell, Marketing Coordinator
Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department
TELL US WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT PARKS & RECREATION
July is National Park and Recreation month and the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department is ready to celebrate! We have so many fun family events planned – you’ll be busy all month long. Join in the celebration with us and tell us what you like about Greeley’s Parks and Recreation Facilities and Programs, visit www.greeleygov.com/recreation
and click on the ‘I ♥ My Park & Recreation’ icon and submit your comments and share your photos.
Start off the festivities at the Greeley Stampede Independence Day Parade on Thursday, July 4 – be sure to look for the CPRD float and cheer them on. Then head to the outdoor pools or splash parks to cool off – get a $1 off admission to Discovery Bay Waterpark (71 E. 24th St) or Centennial Pool (23rd Ave & Reservoir Rd). Outdoor pools are open 1-5pm; Island Grove & Sunrise Park Splash Parks are open from 1-3pm. The Family FunPlex, Greeley Recreation Center, Greeley Ice Haus, Rodarte Community Center and Greeley Senior Center will all be closed for the holiday. For more information call 350.9400 or visit www.greeleygov.com/recreation/aquatics
On Friday, July 5 don’t miss Neighborhood Nights at Bittersweet Park with the movie Parental Guidance (PG) at dusk. Enjoy a performance by Old Town Puppet Company at 7:30pm before the show; and bring a non-perishable food item for Weld Food Bank. See the entire schedule at www.greeleygov.com
and click on Festivals.
Then help Break in the Ice at the Greeley Ice Haus on Saturday, July 6 from 12-1:30pm – skate on the new ice rink surface, enjoy a free 30-minute lesson from our certified coaches from 12:30-1pm, games on the ice and a limbo contest for a prize! Admission is $5, 4 and under $1, Skate Rental $2. For more information call 350.9402 or visit www.greeleyicehaus.com