We have parks and facilities at over 40 locations throughout the city. Our technicians handle maintenance and repair of these locations, as well as installing improvements. We also have a full time Park planner who develops long and short term strategic plans to complement the Parks Master Plan as well as the Trails Master Plan.

Use our parks finder map to find the park that's perfect for you! Locations, pictures, amenities; they're all right here!

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What should the City of Greeley’s Parks, Trails and Open Spaces look like in ten years?

Throughout 2015, City of Greeley staff will work with the community to create an all-inclusive Parks, Trails and Open Lands (PTOL) Master Plan that will help guide the future of Greeley’s natural areas. Head over to and tell us what you love about Greeley Parks Trails and Open Lands.

News and events

Stampede Donates $75,000 to Aven's Village

  • What's Aven's Village? Join our efforts to build Greeley's first inclusive playground. Learn more on our Aven's Village page.

Park information

We have over 30 parks located within city limits! Amenities range from playgrounds to skate parks and natural open space areas! Use our park location map to find the perfect spot.


  • Only park shelters can be reserved
  • Reservations and park use is on a first come first serve basis
  • All day shelter reservation is $50.00
  • Parks Rules and Regulations must be followed
  • Use our Park Shelter Application
  • Reservations must be submitted at least 5 business days prior to the requested date​
  • Park Reservation forms must be turned in at the Greeley Recreation Center or Family FunPlex; faxed or mailed reservations will not be accepted ​

Restroom availability

In general, restroom facilities are available on a seasonal basis and will be closed from October 15th through May 1st. Anna Gimmestad and Rodarte facilities are only made available with a paid shelter reservation at any time of year. Enjoy a new restroom facility at Bittersweet Park, which opened on Memorial Day in 2015.

Park planning

Over the course of the next 20 years the Parks Department is working diligently to bring 14 new parks online as well as expanding 6 miles of the Sheep Draw Regional Trail System.

Seasonal Jobs

February generally marks the beginning of hiring for positions that run from March through October. Each year a variety of individuals join the regular park staff to assist in keeping the parks looking good.

Our hiring needs correspond nicely with the school calendar and every year we see lots of students who want to work outside and avoid conflicts with their school schedules.

A job with the Parks Department involves customer service, building maintenance, small construction projects, irrigation, irrigation maintenance, mowing, aeration, small and large equipment usage as well as ball field care and maintenance to include dragging, chalking and leveling. Employees will also find themselves preparing for special events and tournaments. Those who are hired will have opportunities to attend safety and equipment workshops.