News and Press Releases

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Apr 4th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There is no excuse for not having something fun to do this summer - the Park & Recreation Department has something for everyone. From summer camps, swimming lessons and pools, to golf and tennis. Checkout the 2013 Summer Guide to see what is happening in Great Falls this summer! Registration starts April 22.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Mar 26th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Register now for the 34th Annual Ice Breaker Road Race being held on Sunday, April 28, 2013.  Join over 3,500 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.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Mar 26th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don’t forget the City of Great Falls Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday.  The City’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt is back again this year, thanks to local businessman Jimmy Filipowicz of Steel Etc. The family friendly event will be held Saturday, March 30 at the south end of Gibson Park at 11 a.m.; it’s always fun no matter what the weather! 

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Mar 12th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Eagle Falls Golf Club and Anaconda Hills Golf Course will open for the season at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 15, and we couldn’t ask for better weather to kick off the season!  Gates and the the pro-shops open at 9:30 a.m. to schedule tee times.  For tee times call Eagle Falls, 761-1078 or Anaconda Hills, 761-8459.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Feb 26th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Spring is fast approaching and it’s time to work on improving your golf game! The City will be offering Spring Golf Lessons beginning the week of April 1.  The lessons include 4 days (Monday – Thursday) of personalized lessons, with a limit of 6 people per class and an outdoor short game clinic on Saturday at Eagle Falls Golf Club. To register call 771-1265.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Feb 11th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Are you looking for a job this spring and summer? The City is currently hiring for temporary spring and summer positions (full and part-time) in the forestry, parks, pools, golf and recreation divisions. Apply now!

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jan 11th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Eagle Falls Golf Club is now open for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.  Hours are Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course is well marked and goes around the perimeter of the portion of the golf course on the south side of the railroad tracks for approximately ½ to ¾ of a mile. Guests are asked to stay on the marked trails.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jan 11th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    DATE:  January 11, 2013

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Dec 17th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    School’s out over the holidays and the Community Recreation Center is offering some fun-filled activities to keep kids busy. “School’s Out Fun Day” is offered to school age children in kindergarten through 6th grade. Register at the Community Recreation Center or call 727-6099.

  • 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!