Denver Parks and Recreation is holding open houses at its recreation centers to showcase their amenities "and hopefully gain some new members and excite our existing members about what we have to offer," says spokeswoman Angela Casias. Since Parks and Rec increased its fees in January, membership ha ... More >>
Civic Center Park will soon be back in shape. The city closed the park in late March, but employees are re-sodding the Broadway Terrace this afternoon. The work is expected to continue through the end of the week, and the fences surrounding the perimeter will last only through the 2012 Capitol Hill ... More >>
OBD's new home. Seven acres of underutilized, wilderness-like city land in northwest Denver is experiencing a rebirth. The former Camp Rollandet, which was once owned by the Camp Fire Girls before being purchased by Denver Parks and Recreation in 2005, is now home to Outward Bound Denver. Cam ... More >>
Denver Parks and Recreation has unveiled the beginning stages of a plan to overhaul City Park's Dustin Redd playground and replace it with a newer, larger model. The project comes with an end date of 2013 and the goal of creating a regional playground to attract visitors from across the metro area. ... More >>
Flickr. Outdoor city pools have been open since June 4 -- but not the much-loved pool at La Alma Rec Center, 1120 Osage Street. Instead, the La Alma pool is a construction site and will likely remain so until school starts again in the fall. According to Parks and Rec spokeswoman Angela Casia ... More >>
FlickrUpdate: The proposal to increase rec center fees will be heard by the full city council on June 27, after being okayed by a council committee earlier this week. The Land Use, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved it Tuesday.
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Denver Parks and Recreation membership fees could increase if the city council approves a task force's recommendation to create a tiered fee structure for the city's 27 rec centers. The centers would be divided into three categories: neighborhood (small), local (medium-sized) and regional (fu ... More >>