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DPR is committed to involving the community, so stay informed and involved through public meetings on upcoming projects and newsletters highlighting current DPR events. 
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A sign language interpreter or CART will be provided upon request, three business days in advance. Contact to make your request. For any other public accomodation requests or concerns, email

Un interprete de lengua de signos (CART) será proporcionada (con tres días anticipados) por mandar un email a Para otros servicios públicos, contactar



November 28, 29, 30: The Game Plan team is hosting a series of open houses to review preliminary action strategies for the draft plan. View the calendar and pick a time and location closest to you.

It's time to plan for Denver's future! Visit to learn more about plans for land use & transportation; parks & recreation; pedestrian walkways & trails; and transit.

Get involved and share your voice! View the full Denveright calendar.


Caprio-Sanguinette Park Master Plan (formerly Heron Pond)

Date: Wednesday, December 13
Time: 6:00-7:30PM
Location: Laradon Hall |5100 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80216

Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC) invite you to the NDCC Open House and the FINAL Public Meeting for the Carpio-Sanguinette Park Master Plan (formerly Heron Pond/Northside Park) Re-Envisioning on 80 acres of river front open space in Globeville! Please join us as we unveil the new master plan based on your feedback.

Learn more about this project. For any questions please contact Cincere Eades in Parks and Recreation:

Notice of Rules & Regulations Adoption

Proposed updates presented at the Department of Parks & Recreation’s May 14, 2015 Public Hearing have been duly adopted effective May 27, 2015, in accordance with the rule-making requirements of Section 39-2 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code and are in accordance with the authority of the Executive Director of the Denver Department of Parks & Recreation under Section 2.4.4 of the Denver City Charter.

View full rules and regulations (PDF)

View the rules and regulations summary (PDF)

Washington Park Passive Recreation Use Areas (PRUA) Amendment

The purpose of the PRUA Regulation is the protection and management of public health and safety, as well as public park land, and to assure fair and equitable use of Washington Park by all patrons. High levels of active recreational use of Washington Park, particularly on weekends and holidays during the warm seasons, have resulted in public conflicts and misconduct in Washington Park. It also causes significant wear and tear on portions of the turf inside the park. The PRUA Regulation is necessary to reduce, if not eliminate, these conflicts, misconduct and park damage, and to allow effective enforcement by park rangers and police. 

View the full Washington Park Passive Recreation Use Areas Amendment

This Policy is adopted by the Denver Department of Parks and Recreation (“DPR”) for the purpose of providing some clarity as to the designation status of and the protections afforded to Denver parks under the existing legal framework and to make clear the public process with respect to designation of Denver parks in accordance with the City Charter and City procedures.


Developed in 2013, the RAP Plan identifies core services, points out duplication in services, recommends service provision strategies, and recommends resource allocation and pricing strategies. It enhances partnerships and helps meet the future needs of Denver residents, and those who work in and visit the community.

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The Denver Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is a 19 member advisory board, with 13 members appointed by City Councilmembers, five by the Mayor, and one from Denver Public Schools.

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