Parks and Recreation

Mission Statement
“To create and offer services that foster sustainability, as well as to partner with the community to provide exceptional programs, parks, open space and facilities that enhance opportunities for personal growth, well being and healthy lifestyles.”
Parks, Forestry, and Open Space
The Parks, Forestry and Open Space (PFOS) division works hard to provide a safe environment for users of City-owned developed park land, facilities, trails, and open space areas. For more information, see  ParksTrails and Open Space, and Trees and Gardens.

The Recreation Division offers a vast and exciting array of year-round, life-enriching classes, programs, and events for people of all ages and abilities. For more information about athletics and classes and programs at the Recreation Center and Active Adult Center, please browse the selections to the left. 

For a complete listing of all classes, activities and programs offered through the Parks and Recreation Department and to register online, please browse the:
Additional Resources
  1. July is National Parks & Recreation Month!

    Go OUTside, get INspired and show us what activities you and your family do during summer to enjoy parks, recreation and the great OUTdoors IN Wheat Ridge! Your participation and creativity could win you a $50 Wheat Ridge Parks & Recreation gift card!