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651 10th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
phone: (970) 350-9406
fax: (970) 350-9463
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Culture, Parks, and Recreation

The mission of the Department of Culture, Parks, and Recreation is to provide quality recreational and cultural programs for all age groups through innovation, effectiveness and efficiency.

We are dedicated to providing opportunities to participate in recreational activities that enrich and enhance the quality of life through recreation, culture, history and youth services.

Culture, Parks, and Recreation is comprised of the following divisions:

  • Culture & Public Art
    Greeley is rich in culture and art and offers the community many options to enjoy both. The Union Colony Civic Center, Tointon Gallery, 1% for Art Program, Sculpture on Loan and Festivals are some examples of what is offered. The Union Colony Civic Center is the premier performing arts center in Northern Colorado. Their annual line-up includes Broadway shows, National Touring groups and Musical Entertainment. The UCCC is also home to the Greeley Philharmonic, the UNC Jazz Fest, community & school events and more.

  • Festivals and Special Events are offered through the Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department including Arts Picnic, Neighborhood Nights, Greeley Lights the Night and the Union Colony Civic Center's Festival of Trees.

  • Museums & History
    Explore the fascinating history of Greeley, Weld County, and Colorado's High Plains through our Museum programs and facilities.

  • Recreation
    Discover all the fun activities at the Greeley Recreation Center, Greeley Ice Haus, Family FunPlex, Greeley Senior Activity Center, Rodarte Community Center and in the many classes and programs offered at these facilities. For a list of things to do, check out the latest issue of the Recreation Connection.

  • Parks
    With over 40 parks and facilities around Greeley, there is so much outdoor fun for you to enjoy. 
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Rental Facilities

Rooms are available to rent for meetings, birthday parties and more in many of our facilities including the Family FunPlex, the Ice Haus, the Union Colony Civic Center and many of our museums and other historic sites. To learn more about our rental facilities, please visit the following links:

Advertising Opportunities

The Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department offers many opportunities to advertise your company or business.

For all inquiries regarding advertising and sponsorships within the Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department, contact Celeste Hall for more information at (970) 350-9878.  All of our opportunities are listed below:

The Recreation Division has many options for advertising and sponsorships. The Recreation Connection is a detailed program publication printed by the Marketing Division of the Department of Culture, Parks, and Recreation. It's one of many ways to advertise your business with us. Whether you want your name on an entire facility, area, room, or simply want to sponsor an event, we have the opportunity to match your promotion plan. To learn more about other advertising opportunities please visit the following link:

The Union Colony Civic Center reaches a cross section of ages, personalities and economic levels that expect just as diverse a selection of entertainment. Businesses have an opportunity to engage these audiences before, during and after shows by advertising in show playbills, or as individual show, series or season sponsors! UCCC marketing targets over 500,000 people across Weld County and surrounding areas.

The Tointon Gallery for the Visual Arts needs your support! We can customize sponsorship packages for your organization.

The Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department is host to many Special Events & Festivals. The Greeley Museums hosts Baby Animal Days, History Fest, Trick or Treat Nights, Potato Day, Pets n’ Popsicles and more! Other sponsorship opportunities include the Arts Picnic, the Festival of Trees, Neighborhood Nights, the Free Time Fair & the Fishing Derby. Sponsorship packages can be customized to fit your organization’s needs.

Contact Celeste Hall for more information at (970) 350-9878.

Culture, Parks, and Recreation Administration

Administrative offices are located at the Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Avenue in Historic Downtown Greeley. You can reach us by calling (970) 350-9406 Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm.

The Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department operates several facilities.

Youth Assistance Program

The Program is available for families that have a financial hardship. This program is income based and offers discounts on various fees. Please call (970) 350-9406 for more information.