Mehaffey Park - Grand Opening

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Mehaffey Park
a 64-acre park with multiple amenities for community use!

There are two entrances to Mehaffey Park:
North Entrance:  3350 W. 29th Street - Loveland, CO 80538
South Entrance:  3285 W. 22nd Street - Loveland, CO  80538



Join us for the GRAND OPENING
on August 1st, 2015

from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Mehaffey Park Grand Opening Invitation

Schedule of Events:

Outdoor Yoga Class
with the Chilson Recreation Center
at 8:15-9:00 a.m.
on the South Multi-Use Field
Chilson Recreation Center
Colorado State Forest Service
at 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Located at the north end of the south parking lot.
Providing information & answering questions.  Online:
Larimer County Master Gardeners
at 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
at the north end of the south parking lot
Providing information & answering questions.
Larimer Master Gardeners
National Anthem and Trumpeters
Gil Garcia, Ralph Trenary, and Ken Ward
at 9:15-9:20 a.m.
Mehaffey Park Logo Oval
Dedication and Ribbon Cutting
at 9:15-9:45 a.m. 
on the Main Lawn, adjacent to Shelters A & B
Mountain Men of South Platte Valley Historical Society
at 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – park areas
Dressed in period clothing and providing information or answering questions.
Center for Snake Conservation
at 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – park areas
Providing information & answering questions.
Center for Snake Conservation Logo

Library Interactive Mobile Outreach/LIMO
at 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – park areas


Friends Logo
Brats, Hot Dogs, and Hamburger Sales with Serving Youth of Northern Colorado
at 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. in Shelter A    Providing food & beverages for purchase.
Kettle Corn Give-a-way
with Heaven’s Popcorn 
at 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
in the North Shelter
Heavens Popcorn Logo

Max Muscle

at 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Free Protein Shakes & Vitamin Shots,

Body Machine for Body Fat, Muscle Max, Water & BMR Testing.

Max Muscle Noco
Chuck Wagon with Belgian Horse Team
at 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
in the park areas
Display riding through the park.
Chuck Wagon
Draft Horse Wagon Rides with Wolf Thunder Run
at 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
in the North Courts Area and exterior of the park - Giving wagon rides.
Face Painting with Juiced on Imagination
at 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. in 2 locations – North Shelter and Shelter A
Children’s Scavenger Hunt
at 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Beginning & Ending at the Information Booths
Learn about the park while earning a prize!

Mehaffey Park Logo Oval

Lawn Games with Jax Mercantile and the Loveland Historic Preservation Commission
at 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
on the North Multi-Use Field
Bean Bag Toss, Buffalo Chip Toss, Frisbee, Grass Volleyball, Kickball, Ladder Golf, Three-Legged Race, etc.
Jax Online:
LHPC Online:
Jax Logo
Skateboarding Demonstrations/Vendors
with Colorado Skateboards, Conspiracy Skateboards, Skate Colorado, Skate Ratz, Zeal Optics, Garageland Screen Printing, CLRCA Footwear, Fallen/New Balance Footwear, Globe Shoes, and Bad Egg Skatezine
at 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
in the Skate Park Area

Colorado Skateboards Logoskate ratz logo

Skate Colorado Logo
ZEAL Optics Logo

Lacrosse Demonstrations
with Loveland Titans Lacrosse
at 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
at the South Multi-Purpose Fields

Titans Lacrosse Logo

Pickleball Demonstrations
with the Loveland Pickleball Club,
and USA Pickleball Association
at 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
in the North Courts Area
Tennis Demonstrations
with the Loveland Tennis Association,
United States Tennis Association Colorado
at 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
in the North Courts Area
Loveland Tennis Association Logo

Soccer Demonstrations
with United Soccer Club and
The City of Loveland - Athletics Division
at 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
at the South Multi-Use Fields

United Soccer Club Logo

Live Music from Steve Manshall
at 10-11:00 a.m. in Shelter B
Steve is an award winning singer/songwriter/guitarist, and veteran of the legendary group "Firefall" (You Are the Woman, Just Remember I Love You...). His blend of musicianship, humor and wide range of music genres provide fun & excitement. He has toured internationally and has performed with bands such as the Doobie Brothers, Foreigner, America, Orleans, Three Dog Night, Poco, Ambrosia, Little River Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, Diamond Rio, and countless others.

See more about Steve here:



Tree Plantings/Dedications with trees donated by Fossil Creek Nursery
at 10:15 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.
SW of the Dog Park Area
Native American Dance Display from the Rocky Mountain Star Dancers
at 11:00 a.m. on the Main Lawn  Authentic Indian dance display.

Larimer Humane Society's
"Skippy Scarfdown Contest"

at 11:00 a.m. in the Dog Park Area
Enter your dog(s) that have a healthy appetite for peanut butter!

Mehaffey Park Grand Opening Dog Park
Larimer Humane Society's
"Doggie Doppelganger Contest"

at 12:00 p.m. in the Dog Park Area
Enter your dog(s) that look like you!

Live Music from Denny Driscoll
at 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Shelter B
Denny Driscoll performs with pleasant energy and humor delivering Tasteful Acoustic Music; classic guitar songs, and a slew of original music. He is an accomplished player and songwriter with 30 years of experience delighting audiences from Maine to Colorado. 

See more about Denny here:
Facebook: Denny Driscoll Music

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Volunteers assisting with the Grand Opening:

  • City of Loveland Mayor, City Manager, and City Council members
  • Loveland Historic Preservation Commission members 
  • Loveland Parks & Recreation Commission members
  • Loveland Senior Advisory Commission 
  • Loveland Visual Arts Commission members
  • Loveland Youth Advisory Commission members
  • Jax Mercantile providing giveaways at the Dog Park & assisting with games 
  • Titans Lacrosse assisting with traffic & parking 

Park Hours:

Mehaffey Park is open from 6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. daily.  Some recreation areas and sports fields are not scheduled or available for use during the winter months, to avoid turf damage and possible liability concerns. Therefore, some park areas may be CLOSED to the public during icy, snowy times.

Rules & Regulations:

Site Specific Rules & Regulations (PDF's):


Mehaffey Park Site Plan

Site Map (Click for LETTER SIZE PDF) 

To learn about the history, planning, and construction of the park.  ...or to see photos taken during the process, visit the following web page:   Mehaffey Park Master Plan PDF Mehaffey Schedule Update 2-25-13 Click for Full Size Sign Mehaffey Park Site Plan 3-2015

PROJECT UPDATES available here - Mehaffey Park Project Updates



Mehaffey Site Map Click to visit the Chilson Center online

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