News and Press Releases

  • 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
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Eagle Falls and Anaconda Hills Golf Courses have closed for the season.  will close for the season this week. Anaconda Hills will open for Winter Golf, November 16 – December 31; followed by Eagle Falls January 4 – February 15; contingent on weather conditions.  Hours will be 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gates will open at 11 a.m. and be locked at 3:30 p.m.  All golfers must be off the course before 3:30 p.m.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Oct 19th, 2015 | full story
    It's the time of year to rake leaves.

    The City's Leaf Pickup Program begins Monday, October 26, and runs through through Monday, November 16. Residents within the Boulevard District area are being requested to deposit leaves on the boulevard next to the curb and not in the street gutter. For those residing within the Boulevard District, the Natural Resources Division will vacuum leaves from the boulevards. The City's Street Division will be sweeping streets in conjunction with the leaf pick-up.

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

    PRESS RELEASE
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  • Park and Recreation | Wed Oct 7th, 2015 | full story
    Wibit at the Natatorium

    Come enjoy the "Wibit" at two special open swim sessions on Friday, October 9, 2015.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Sep 23rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

     Anaconda Hills Golf Course, located at 2400 Smelter Avenue in Black Eagle, will be hosting a Footgolf Tournament on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 2 p.m.   Individuals or teams of four can register for the tournament. The cost to register is $25 per individual or $100 per team.  Register at Anaconda Hills Golf Course or call 406-761-8459.  Deadline to register is October 1st.

  • 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
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Natatorium re-opens for the season on Tuesday, September 8, and operating hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Open swim is offered Mondays from 1-3 p.m. and Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. The Natatorium is available for exclusive rental on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Register now for swimming lessons!

  • 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
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The dog days of summer will soon be over, so treat your pooch to a dip in the pool at the Electric City Water Park.  Once a year, the Water Park provides the opportunity for community dogs to enjoy the pool.  “Drool in the Pool” will be Wednesday, September 9, 4:00-7:00 p.m.  The fee is $5.00 per animal.  All dogs are required to have proof of current vaccinations.  People are not allowed in the pool; pets only.

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

    Archived news item.

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

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jun 17th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
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  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jun 17th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Celebrate Father’s Day this weekend at the Electric City Water Park!  Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21 and in honor of dads everywhere, the Water Park has free admission for all fathers accompanied by their family.  Life’s too short not to play – and what better way to spend the day with your family!  Adding to the fun will be games and prizes.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jun 16th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jun 10th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jun 9th, 2015 | full story

    Tickets for the Fifth Annual Waking the Dead tours at Highland Cemetery, 2010 33rd Ave. So. in Great Falls are on sale now.  The tours sponsored by the Paris Gibson Month Celebration Committee, will be held Sunday, June 28, 1:00-2:30 p.m. and 3:00-4:30 p.m. Tickets to ride are $15 and to walk are $10.  They are available at the Great Falls Public Library and Great Falls Park and Recreation Department.