Parks & Rec - Detours & Closures

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Update on Golf Course Closures

Posted 4.2.20

Is everything at the golf courses closed?

Yes. The courses are closed to all public recreating (walking, running, or similar activities). To ensure the safety of all employees, golfing activities of any kind (golfing or hitting golf balls) are restricted at this time. The driving of private carts on the course or cart paths is prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation. Read a message from our Parks & Recreation Director regarding golf course closures.

Extended Closures

Posted 3.26.20

The stay-at-home orders issued by the State and County on Wednesday, March 25, and previous State orders will require the following changes:

  • Parks facilities: Dog parks, fitness court, pickleball and tennis courts, picnic tables, playgrounds and skate parks are closed through April 16, 2020.

Info on spring program registrations and refunds 

Closures - Playgrounds, Skate Parks, Dog Parks & Hard Courts

Posted 3.26.20

All City of Loveland playgrounds, skate parks, dog parks and hard courts (including pickelball courts, tennis courts and the Fitness Court at Fairgrounds Park) are CLOSED until further notice. To report violations call 970.498.5500.

Chilson Recreation & Senior Center Closed

Posted 3.13.20

Chilson Recreation and Senior Center, the Loveland Public Library, the Loveland Museum and the Rialto Theater will close beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, through April 19, 2020, subject to changes.

All events, classes, and programming provided through these facilities will follow the same cancellation schedule as the City addresses the Coronavirus. Refunds for tickets and registrations will be processed during the scheduled closure and all memberships will be placed on hold or refunded, through March 27, 2020.

Park and shelter reservations will not be accepted during this time. These will operate on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Seasonal Restroom Re-Openings & Closures
Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park


Location - More Info/Links CLOSURE Date REOPENING Date


Buckhorn Northern Railroad -

Seasonal closures occur at the miniature train location
(CLOSED from Labor Day weekend to Memorial Day weekend).
Please see the BNR web page for further updates & closure information.

Labor Day
Memorial Day

Lake Loveland Swim Beach & Winona Outdoor Pool

Seasonal closures occur at the swim beach and outdoor pool areas (CLOSED from Labor Day weekend to Memorial Day weekend).

Labor Day
Memorial Day
North Lake Park Swim Beach & Park Areas

The Swim Beach at North Lake Park and the adjacent park areas will be CLOSED on July 3rd-5th for fireworks setup and safety zone, in addition to park clean-ups afterwards.  During closure, barriers will be in place.  Please DO NOT cross the barriers.

 July 3rd  July 5th

Parks & Natural Area Closures 

Seasonal closures occur at various parks and natural area locations due to inclement weather. Those locations will be gated/locked as necessary for public safety reasons.
These areas may be (not limited to) Loveland Sports Park, River's Edge Natural Area, etc.

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Parks Flush Restrooms

Seasonal closures occur at the flush restrooms in the parks during the winter months to avoid freezing pipes, etc.  During this time, Port-o-Lets are placed at those winterized locations instead.

End of October Beginning of April

If you would like to report anything which is in need of repair within the Parks & Recreation Department's locations, please call us at: (970) 962-2727, or send us an email  Any reports will be passed on to management, Crew Supervisors, Attendants, Parks Workers, etc. and you will receive follow-up as soon as possible.