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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Anderson Pool closed remainder of the day due to inclement weather

Anderson Pool will be closed for the remainder of the day due to inclement weather. We will be opening the leisure pool at the Recreation Center for swimmers to enjoy until 6:30pm.

Anderson Building & Pool

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

The Wheat Ridge Greenbelt has been chosen as a 2023 Leave No Trace Spotlight!

We're proud to announce Wheat Ridge 2023 Leave No Trace Spotlight

From June 15-17th, the City of Wheat Ridge will be joined by a Leave No Trace Traveling Team to bring attention to the challenges the Greenbelt is facing and to shine a spotlight on how the community is rising to meet them. The multi-day event lo...

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Spend the summer with us!

Now hiring for summer seasonal positions

Become a part of the Rooted in Fun Team! 

Why work with us? 

  • $300 Bird Sign on Bonus for new hires signed on by July 1st
  • $100 End of Season Bonus for new hires (restrictions apply)
  • FREE facility passes to the Recreation Center, Anderson Buil...
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Posted on: February 23, 2023

Regenerate Wheat Ridge Returns for Third Year!

Regenerate Wheat Ridge 2023 Workshops

Anyone that completes all 7 workshops will receive a Regenerate Wheat Ridge Certificate. Register for all at once and save! 

Learn more at Registration is required to attend the work...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

We're offering FREE outdoor fitness classes this summer!

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes During Summer 2023

Join us for FREE Outdoor Fitness Classes during the of Summer 2023 at City of Wheat Ridge Parks 

  • June 17th
    • Circuit Training with Mariah from 8 - 9 am at the Outdoor Fitness Court at Panorama Park 
  • July 15th 
    • Cardio Yoga eith Deborah...
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Posted on: February 9, 2023

Fun Awaits!

Fun Awaits - Register Now For Programs

Fun Awaits 

Register online NOW for Wheat Ridge Parks & Recreation classes, events and more! 

2023 Registration Schedule: 

Summer Guide

  • May-August Activities
  • Online Registration Opens: Apr. 10 (R) Apr. 12 (NR)

Fall/Winter Guide

  • Sep...
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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Toxic algae presence in Prospect Lake - use caution!

Water contact can cause illness, especially to pets. Avoid full-body contact and keep children and pets out of the water. If exposed, shower immediately.

Toxic blue-green algae is present in Prospect Lake. Water contact can cause illness, especially to pets. Avoid full-body contact and keep children and pets out of the water. If exposed, shower immediately. Fishing is permitted, however extra care must be ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Applications for the 2023 Hazardous Tree Grant Program are open NOW!

The City of Wheat Ridge Hazardous Tree Services Grant Program provides aid to Wheat Ridge residents for assessment, removal, pruning, or treatment of hazard trees, which qualify by posing significant risk.

A reimbursement of 50% up to $1,500 for removal, 50% up to $1,000 for pruning (for hazard or health), OR 50% up to $500 for treatment (for hazard or health) may be awarded.
Trees interfering with utilities such as power lines will not be considered, you wi...
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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Tabor Lake is CLOSED to boating until August 1st

Tabor Lake is closed to boating for the breeding season, March 1st - August 1st. This closure protects nesting cormorants and herons. Thank you for your understanding.


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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Rec Center Pools Temporarily Closed Beginning May 27th

Beginning May 27th (Anderson Pool opening date) the Recreation Center pools and spa will be temporarily CLOSED due to a lifeguard staffing shortage. At this time, all Aqua Exercise classes will also be moved to Anderson Pool. We are hopeful that ...
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See pool schedules here. Recreation Center