Private Outdoor Fee-Based Activity (POFA) is defined as a class, clinic, camp, guided activity, program or related service organized and offered by a Permittee for which a payment, fee or other consideration is expected to be made to the Permittee. POFA is by invitation-only or open to the public in general. POFA must be generally recreational in nature or a common and customary park use.
It is the policy of Denver Department Parks and Recreation and its Manager (DPR), under circumstances appropriate for Denver parks, to permit citizens and organizations the use of specified areas within Denver parks for the provision of certain private outdoor fee-based activities and services to the public, subject to this policy.
There are two opportunities to apply for a Winter 2019/2020 POFA permit:
*The first round of applications will be accepted via email through 11:59pm on August 23, or 4:00pm (COB) in-person at the Parks Permit Office. This time is will determine if a lottery is needed for POFA sites within a park.
Application fee: $25 each
(due at time of submission; email applicants will be contacted no later than August 26 with payment instructions) All application fees are due by 4:00pm on August 30.
Payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash & checks to “Manager of Finance”.
Approved applicants will be notified via email by 4:00pm on September 3.
All payments and insurance requirements for approved permits are DUE by 4:00pm September 6:
All remaining POFA sites will be available for permitting beginning at 8:00am on September 10:
Park Permit Office:
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave. | Room 1.G.1
Denver, CO 80202