Denver Parks And Recreation

Volunteers For Outdoors Colorado (credit: voc.org)

Top Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities For Families In Denver

Spend some quality time with your family while giving back to your community. Here are some great outdoor volunteer opportunities in Denver that your whole family can get involved in.

07/19/2013

Chris Lindley with his boot camp in City Park (credit: CBS)

Denver Considers Charging Business That Use City Parks

The Denver City Council is considering charging businesses that use city parks for workout classes.

07/16/2013

Chris Lindley with his boot camp in City Park (credit: CBS)

Workout Groups May Have To Pay To Use City Parks

Boot camps, yoga, jogging groups– people love working out in Colorado’s city parks, but now workout groups might have to pay to break a sweat in a park.

07/13/2013

Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1. (credit: CBS)

Despite Big Snowstorm, Denver’s Parks & Rec Fields To Close

Last week Denver Parks and Recreation and Denver Public Schools closed their athletic fields for the month of March because of concerns about the drought.

02/25/2013

Denver Public Works snowplows before being deployed on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Denver Public Works Deploys Residential Snowplows For Side Streets

Denver Public Works announced Sunday it will deploy residential snowplows to plow side streets because of the heavy snow expected.

02/24/2013

Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1. (credit: CBS)

Drought Forces Denver To Close Outdoor Rec Fields

Denver’s playing fields are covered with snow but drought is what’s forcing the Parks & Rec department to shut down outdoor ball fields until April.

02/22/2013

Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1. (credit: CBS)

Denver Limits Sports Fields Access Due To Drought

As drought conditions linger, Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1.

02/22/2013

Snowmaking at Ruby Hill Rail Yard (credit: CBS)

Officials Hope To Open Ruby Hill Rail Yard By Week’s End

Mother Nature is getting some help from snow guns at Ruby Hill Park.

01/14/2013

Snowmaking at Ruby Hill Rail Yard (credit: CBS)

Snow Making Begins At Ruby Hill Rail Yard

Volunteers for Denver Parks and Recreation and Winter Park Resort have begun snow making at the Ruby Hill Rail Yard.

01/11/2013

Copter4 flew over a dog rescue in Green Valley Ranch on Wednesday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Frozen Lakes And Ponds In Denver Parks Are Not Considered Safe

Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) released a statement on Thursday reminding visitors that walking or skating on frozen lakes or ponds in the Denver park system is prohibited.

01/11/2013

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