500 East Third Street, Suite 200
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 962-2727 • Fax: (970) 962-2903
Director of Parks & Recreation
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Parks & Recreation Department Honored Among Nation's Best!
Loveland’s Parks and Recreation Department joined three others in its
population class on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015, in receiving awards
presented by the National Recreation and Park Association at ceremonies in
See the September 15, 2015 NEWS RELEASE HERE!
The mission of the City of Loveland Parks & Recreation Department is to provide effective, efficient and high quality leisure facilities, sites, services and programs for citizens of and visitors to the community.
Who and Where Are We?
The Parks and Recreation Department is composed of five divisions which offer diverse and comprehensive year-round programming for all ages at a number of facilities throughout the City of Loveland.
See the Parks & Recreation Facilities Map HERE.
- Golf- 3 golf courses and a mini-course
- Natural Areas- 28 natural areas/open spaces
- Parks- 31 city parks with 21 park shelters/areas that are available for reservation, approximately 17½ miles of completed recreational trail and 2 Cemetery/Burial Parks.
- Recreation- the Hatfield Chilson Recreation/Senior Center, Barnes Complex Batting Cages, Winona Swimming Pool, and Lake Loveland Swim Beach.
Leisure Times Activity Guide
The Leisure Times Activity Guide is a complete listing of the activities and programs offered through the Parks & Recreation Department in print, and online. It is printed quarterly and distributed by direct mail to households within the region that have participated in an activity in the past year, or have requested to be added to the mailing list.
Rules & Regulations
City Code Chapter 12.40, Section 12.40.010: "Rules & Regulations. The parks and recreation department shall have the authority to establish and enforce such rules and regulations as it deems necessary pertaining to the operation of all parks and recreational facilities owned or operated by the city." (Ord. 3572 ~ 1, 1989)SUPPORT THE PARKS AND RECREATION FOUNDATION
The Foundation serves the community through management of the following areas through the Parks & Recreation Department: Youth & Family Scholarship Program, Park Tree & Bench Donation Program and Cemetery Donation Program. Supporters of the Loveland Parks and Recreation Foundation can take pride in their contribution to the quality of life in Loveland.
SUPPORT THE COLORADO LOTTERY!
On January 24th, 2016 - The Colorado Lottery celebrated 33 years of working with many Parks & Recreation Departments! Your lottery dollars are at work locally for Trails, the Chilson Recreation Center, and other Loveland park projects!
Boards & Commissions Openings:
Citizens are invited to serve as official advisors to Loveland City
Council on City Boards and Commissions. The committees serve as advisory
groups helping councilors learn about and make decisions on a variety of
issues that affect Loveland’s citizens and businesses.
For more information call (970) 962-2303 or for an online application & info, go to:
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