News and Press Releases

  • 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

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: July 27, 2012

    CONTACT: Cindy Stein, Sr. Administrative Assistant

  • 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 | 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.

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

    There's still time to register for the 78th Annual Pet and Doll Parade on Thursday, July 26. The parade begins at 7 p.m. The theme of this year’s parade is “Pirates on Parade”. Divisions include: pet, circus, occupational, doll, sports, cartoon, characterization and frontier (with several categories in each division).  

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jul 18th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: July 18, 2012

    CONTACT: Cindy Stein, Park & Recreation, 406-771-1265

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

    Friday the 13th is  “Dive In Movie” Night at the Electric City Water Park! Take part in a night of horror including the showing of Friday the 13th as well as exciting games and contests. The event runs from 6:30-10 p.m.

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

    REGISTER NOW.  All Children are invited to take part in the 78th Annual Pet & Doll Parade on Thursday, July 26th at 7 pm. This event is FREE to children of all ages. Registration is ongoing at the Park & Recreation Office.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jun 26th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Jaycee and Water Tower pools will open for the season this Saturday, June 30. In addition to the pools, each pool has a double flumed slide and a spray park, making them true entertainment complexes. Hours are 1:00-5:45 p.m. daily - a great place to beat the heat this summer!

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

    The Electric City Water Park and Spray Parks, opened Friday, June 8, but will be closed Saturday and possibly Sunday, due to inclement weather. Staff will be monitoring weather conditions over the next couple of days, and will determine whether the temperature is warm enough to open the park on a daily basis.

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

    The Electric City Water Park opens for the season today, Friday, June 8. The Water Park will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    The Water Park includes the Mitchell Pool, the wading pool and Little Squirts Soak Zone; the Power Tower Plunge and the Flow Rider where participants can boogie board, ride the lazy river and head down the riptide slide.

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

    The Spray Parks in Jaycee Park and Dudley Anderson Park (adjacent to the Water Tower Pool) will open Friday, June 8. The Spray Park hours at both pools will be 2:00-6:00 p.m. daily. The Spray Parks are free through Friday, June 29.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jun 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls is hosting the 2012 Montana Senior Olympics, June 7-9. The games kickoff on Thursday with the official opening at Alive@5, 5:00-9:00 p.m. in Whittier Park, adjacent to the Civic Center. Plan to attend Alive@5 to give a warm welcome to the participating athletes.

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

    The City is hosting the first annual Keith and Wade’s Revenge Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 2 as a fundraiser for capital improvements at the golf courses. To learn more and to register click here.

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

    The Pacific Steel & Recycling Trailside Dog Park will reopen for regular use on Monday, May 14 at 8 a.m. The park is open from dawn to dusk, seven days a week and is reopening just in time for summer weather!

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

    For Immediate Release


    Date: May 16, 2012
    Contact: Patty Rearden
    Phone: 406-771-1265
    Fax: 406-761-4055

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Apr 30th, 2012 | full story
    Camp Day

    The Community Recreation Center offers a variety of summer camps to keep your children active and entertained. They make your child's camp experience fun, eventful and fulfilling!

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 13th, 2012 | full story
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    The 2014 Summer Guide

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 13th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    DATE: April 13, 2012
    CONTACT: Giles Salyer, Parks Superintendent - 406-771-1265

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Apr 12th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls will be the site for Montana Senior Olympics again this year - June 7-9. The games are open to individuals 50 years of age and over. Sports include Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Cycling, Field and Track, Golf, Horseshoes, Racewalk, Racquetball, Road Race, Swimming, Table Tennis and Tennis.

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

    The 33rd Annual Ice Breaker Road Race is this Sunday, April 22, 2012. Join over 3,400 runners, joggers and fitness walkers in this exciting, family-friendly event!

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 6th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: April 5, 2012
    CONTACT: Patty Rearden, 406-771-1265
    Deputy Park & Recreation Director

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 6th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: April 5, 2012
    CONTACT: Giles Salyer, Park Superintendent - 406-771-1265

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Apr 5th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: April 5, 2012
    CONTACT: Giles Salyer, Park Superintendent - 406-771-1265

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

    The City's Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 7 at 11 a.m. at Gibson Park. This family friendly event features over 3,000 eggs filled with candy and special prizes as well as a special appearance from the Easter Bunny. Don't forget your basket!