News and Press Releases

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Mar 15th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Eagle Falls Golf Club will open for the season at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15.  The driving range will open at 10 a.m.  Gates open at 9:30 a.m.; the pro shop will also open at 9:30 a.m. daily to schedule tee times.  For tee times call Eagle Falls at 761-1078. The course will be open daily, weather permitting.  Use of carts will be determined based on current conditions and will be evaluated on a daily basis. Anaconda Hills Golf Course will open Friday, April 1.  Anaconda Hills’ season passes will be honored at Eagle Falls through March 31.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Mar 14th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 37th Annual Ice Breaker Road Race will be held Sunday, April 24, 2016.  Join close to 4,000 runners, joggers and fitness walkers who enter the race each year.  Participants range from recreational walkers, families enjoying an outing, to serious competitive runners.  The five-mile road race offers a competitive format; and the three-mile run offers both a competitive and recreational format. Registration is Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Park and Recreation office at 1700 River Drive North. Entry fees are $14 for 10 and under, $20 for 11 and older, $58 for a family of four.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Mar 10th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Park and Recreation is taking team registration for men’s, women’s and coed softball leagues. Teams can register at the Park and Recreation Office, 1700 River Drive North, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Registration forms are available online. League play is scheduled to start on May 2nd.  $450 fee must accompany your registration with an additional $250 ($450 double headers) due prior to league play starting. All teams must be registered by April 22nd.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Feb 23rd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Start the weekend out right with a special open swim scheduled for Friday, February 26th at the Natatorium.  The event will feature the Wibit, an aquatics obstacle course that transforms an ordinary pool into a water adventure, entertaining kids of all ages. Hours are 4:00-8:00pm.  Admission is $5 per person.  The Wibit is also available to rent during private parties.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Feb 8th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Celebrate Presidents’ Day with a special open swim scheduled for Monday, February 15th at the Natatorium.  The event will feature the Wibit, an aquatics obstacle course that transforms an ordinary pool into a water adventure, entertaining kids of all ages. Hours are 1-4 p.m. and admission is $5 per person.  

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jan 12th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a Park & Recreation Master Plan Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, January 20. Two meetings will be offered, one at 3 p.m. and the other at 7 p.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The purpose of the Park & Recreation Master Plan is to create a clear set of objectives and provide direction for development and enhancement of the City’s parks and recreation system for the short-term, mid-term and long term. Areas of focus include parks, trails, urban forest, recreation/aquatic programs, and amenities/facilities.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jan 5th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls & Park & Recreation is now registering for adult golf lessons.  Classes focus on individual attention, video error correction, and touches on long and short game fundamentals for beginners, with specialized shots made available to the more advanced students. asses are offered Monday-Saturday (excluding Friday), starting March 28th or April 4th,  fee to register is $75.00.  Registration held at the Park & Recreation Office, 1700 River Drive North.  For more information call 771-1265.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jan 5th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Sign up now for swimming lessons offered by the City of Great Falls Park and Recreation.  Classes are for ages 6 months to adult, from beginners to advanced, and are taught by YMCA/American Red Cross certified lifeguards.  Class sizes are limited so register now! All levels are available at each session. Classes are held at the Morony Natatorium, 111 12th Street North. 

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Dec 8th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Park and Recreation Department is holding a special open swim day on Friday, December 11th from 5-9 pm at the Morony Natatorium swimming pool featuring our newest swim feature the WIBIT. The WIBIT consists of 6 climb on water components that offers lots of fun and challenge for all ages. There are two swim times based on age; ages 6-10 open swim from 5-7 pm and ages 11-17 open swim from 7-9 pm. Cost is $5 per person. 

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Oct 30th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Oct 19th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Oct 12th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
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  • Park and Recreation | Wed Oct 7th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Sep 23rd, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Sep 15th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
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    DATE: September 14, 2015
    CONTACT: Lonnie Dalke, 771-1265
    Park Supervisor

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Sep 4th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Sep 4th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Due to the unseasonably cool temperatures the Electric City Water Park will not open on Saturday, Sunday and Labor
    Day Monday. This weekend was the last weekend for the 2015 season. The park will reopen in the spring.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Sep 2nd, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Aug 17th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Aug 7th, 2015 | full story

    The Celebrity Flow Rider Competition originally scheduled for Tuesday, August 11 has been postponed to accommodate the schedules of some of the participating teams.  It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 19, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Come watch your favorite celebrity show off their skills on the Flow Rider. 

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Jul 16th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jul 10th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Jun 29th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jun 26th, 2015 | full story

    The portion of River’s Edge Trail between Falls Construction and the pedestrian underpass located under Giant Springs Road reopened late Friday afternoon. The section had been closed for repairs to the eroding gravel shoulders along the asphalt trail that had been a safety concern. 

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Jun 18th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
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