News and Press Releases

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Dec 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Park and Recreation is offering  swim lessons at the Morony Natatorium swimming pool for children from 6 months and older PLUS adult swim lessons.  Classes are held on Saturday mornings beginning January 5th – February 9th. Call 771-1265 for more information.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Dec 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Community Rec Center and the Nat are offering a “Body Transformation Challenge" starting January 1.  Participants will have access to the Community Recreation Center Fitness area and the Natatorium water exercise programs.  Other benefits include training sessions, nutrition classes, a weekly newsletter, body composition testing and weekly weigh-ins. Learn more here.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Dec 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Park and Recreation Department received a $41,100 River Fund grant to replace the Broadwater Bay Boat Ramp. This project will replace an old section of the boat ramp with a new, push-in concrete slab and ensure uninterrupted, safe boat access for recreationalists.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Nov 29th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Morony Natatorium Pool will reopen Monday, December 3rd.  The pool was closed for annual maintenance and to install the new boilers.  View the schedule here.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Nov 26th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    DATE:  November 26, 2012

    CONTACT: Todd Seymanski, 771-1265
    City Forester

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Nov 13th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Morony Natatorium Pool will be closed Monday, November 19 – Sunday, December 2 for annual maintenance.  While it is closed, new boilers will be installed. The increased efficiency of the boiler system will reduce operating costs associated with the facility.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Nov 8th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Register your team for the 2013 City League Adult Basketball season.  Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 13, and continues through Friday, December 14, 2012 or until league limits are reached.

  • Park and Recreation | Sat Nov 3rd, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:  November 3, 2012

    CONTACT: Marty Basta, Park & Recreation Director - 406.771.1265

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Oct 30th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Wednesday, October 31 is going to be a great day for golf, so don’t miss out on one last chance to golf at City golf courses.  Winter Golf will begin at Eagle Falls on November 15 and Anaconda on January 2.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Oct 11th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The last swim lessons of the year are being offered at the Morony Natatorium swimming pool October 15-25.  Lessons are open for ages 5 years and older and are offered at 4  or  5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Learn more here. 

  • Park and Recreation | Sat Oct 6th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Date: October 6, 2012

    Contact: Susie McIntyre Great Falls Library

  • Park and Recreation | Sat Oct 6th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Date: October 6, 2012

    Contact: Susie McIntyre Great Falls Library

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Sep 25th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    DATE:  September 24, 2012

    CONTACT: Marty Basta, Director
    406-771-1265

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Sep 12th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:  September 12, 2012

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Sep 7th, 2012 | 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 & older, from beginners to advanced, and are taught by YMCA/ American Red Cross certified lifeguards.  Class sizes are limited so register now!

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Aug 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Get out and enjoy one last weekend of summer fun at the Electric City Water Park.  The Electric City Water Park will wrap up the season on Tuesday, August 28.  This last summer weekend will be hot and sunny – perfect to enjoy the park, pools, slides and lazy river! 

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Aug 16th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Water Tower & Jaycee Pool closed on Sunday - the Spray Parks will remain open from 2:00-6:00 daily through August 28th.  There is no charge to use the spray parks during this time. 

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Aug 16th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Morony Natatorium Pool will reopen Monday, August 20 (through Friday, August 31) with a slightly revised schedule. Monday – Friday, hours will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday hours are 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. View the revised schedule here.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Aug 14th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    “Under the Stars Dance Party” has been rescheduled for this Friday, August 17 from 7-11 pm at the Electric City Water Park. Dance and swim the night away with the popular A Beat Ahead. There’s no limit to the dancing that will be going on – dance in the lazy river, on the deck of the Flow Rider, around the Mitchell Pool or in the park.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Aug 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Fall Volleyball is here. Register your teams now for the 2012 Fall Volleyball League. Registration begins Monday, August 13, 2012 and continues through September 4, 2012. Teams are registered on a first come/first serve basis. Team managers can register at the Park and Recreation office.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Aug 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    “Under the Stars Dance Party” is tonight, Friday, August 10 at 7 p.m. at the Electric City Water Park. Dance and swim the night away. There’s no limit to the dancing that will be going on – dance in the lazy river, on the deck of the Flow Rider, around the Mitchell Pool or in the park.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Aug 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Get ready for some softball! Registration is now open for the 2012 Fall Co-Ed Softball League. Registration runs through Wednesday, August 15th. Team managers can register at the Park and Recreation Office, Monday-Friday (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.). Learn more here.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    A short Dedication Ceremony, honoring Maurice Weissman and the Weissman family for their donation of the Weissman Trail Bridge, will take place at the west end of the bridge near the Missouri River Courthouse, at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31.  Trail supporters and the general public are invited to attend.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: July 27, 2012

    CONTACT: Cindy Stein, Sr. Administrative Assistant

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Jul 23rd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Flow Rider will not be open  today or tomorrow while repairs are being made. On Wednesday, July 25 the Lazy River and the Rip Tide Slide will open. The entire Flow Rider, including the surfing surface, is tentatively scheduled to open on Thursday, July 26.