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Dec 14, 2016

Mayor Hancock Joins Parks and Recreation for Topping Out of New Carla Madison Recreation Center

The four-story facility will be Denver’s largest community recreation center

Sep 30, 2016

Denver Parks and Recreation Receives 2016 WateReuse Customer of the Year Award

Annual Award recognizes superior leadership in the field of water reclamation

Aug 31, 2016

Temporary Directive Implemented Suspending Access to Parks for Illegal Drug-Related Activity

Measure put in place to improve the overall experience for park visitors and deter illegal behavior

Aug 17, 2016

City Officials Celebrate Official Opening of the North Section of Westerly Creek Park and Prairie Uplands

The completion of this section adds 64-acres to the Denver park system

Aug 09, 2016

Mayor Hancock, City Officials Celebrate Official Opening of Denver’s Largest Open Space

198-Acre First Creek at DEN will connect trails in local neighborhoods, neighboring cities and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

Jul 21, 2016

Mayor Hancock Celebrates Official Opening of New Ruby Hill Bike Park

State-of-the-art biking facility and bike trail is expected to draw in bike riders from across the region

Jul 19, 2016

Stage 2 Fire Ban Issued for Denver Mountain Parks in Jefferson, Clear Creek and Douglas Counties

This Stage 2 fire ban is temporary and shall remain in effect until superseded or rescinded by the Executive Director of Denver Parks and Recreation.

Jun 17, 2016

Mayor Michael B. Hancock Announces Land Adjacent to Red Rocks Park to be Designated as Parkland

City and County of Denver will add approximately 98 acres of land to the existing 640 acres that comprise Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater.

Jun 10, 2016

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, City Officials and Deputy Consul General of Mexico celebrate the opening of sculptor Jorge Marín’s exhibit Wings of the City

The nine large-scale bronze sculpture outdoor art exhibit at Commons Park serves as part of The Outdoor Downtown summer of activation