Parks & Recreation - Current Operations
We are continuing to make every effort to keep our facilities safe. This includes mask orders for staff and visitors, frequent sanitization of high touch surfaces, nightly fogging with a hospital grade disinfectant, upgraded air filtration, and a reduced capacity in facilities. If you have questions regarding our health and safety measures, contact us at 303.926.2550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The health and safety of our staff and community is our highest priority. This is a dynamic situation which we will continue to monitor closely and respond appropriately as new information is available.
Please continue to visit this webpage for current facility operations. In addition, we encourage you to follow us on social media for real-time updates and announcements.
Most importantly, stay well and know we look forward to resuming to normal operations!
The Parks and Recreation Department is currently offering a variety of virtual programming including fitness classes, camps, sports and more! Please visit our Virtual Programming page for a complete list of offerings.
In addition, we encourage you to follow us on social media for real-time updates and announcements.
Available Parks & Recreation Facilities, Programs, and Amenities
The table below is your one stop shop for frequently asked questions about programs and events, ECC memberships, operations and the status of parks & recreation facilities.
- Monday-Thursday 500a-800p
- Friday 500a-600p
- Saturday 700a-600p
- Sunday 800a-500p
How will I access the ECC?
How is the ECC ensuring physical distancing?
Are masks required while working out? Yes, due to recently updated CDC guidelines, CDPHE’s Public Health Orders, and the recent rise in COVID cases, masks are now required at all times while inside the Erie Community Center, including during exercise. Specifically, the CDPHE’s website currently states, “Mask-wearing requirements apply to everyone indoors, including people exercising.”
What areas of the Community Center are currently closed?
- Mini-Miners Indoor Playground
- Columbine Lounge
- Climbing Wall
- Racquetball Courts
Is the pool available for my family to swim?
No, open swim is not currently available under a Level Red order.
Are drop-in sports available?
Yes, basketball and pickleball are available as drop-in activities and are open via pre-registration for a 75-minute timeslot by creating an Amilia account.
You must provide your own equipment, sharing equipment with anyone other than members of your own household is not allowed. Facial coverings are required at all times when in the Center, including during exercise.
• Shooting hoops or other non-contact games may be played
• Limit two persons per hoop
• Two nets available per timeslot
• Limit four persons per court
Are locker rooms accessible?
Yes, our Men’s, Women’s and Family locker rooms (cabanas) are open and available to patrons, using social distancing guidelines:
Will Mini Miners and KidStation still be available?
Until we are in a lower risk phase KidStation and Mini Miners will remain closed. Please remember, these changes are temporary, so be sure to check back soon.
Is the Columbine Lounge open for drop-in activities?
No, the Columbine Lounge will remain closed until we are in a lower risk phase. However, some Active Adult activites are available via pre-registration through your Amilia account or you may visit erieco.gov/virtual-programming for virtual programming. Stay up-to-date with Active Adult programs, resources, and updates by subscribing to the bi-weekly email newsletter.
Are room and park shelter rentals still available?
Only park shelters are available for groups under 10. Please contact our Rentals Assistant Coordinator, Lisa Bott at email@example.com for availability and permitting information.
Is the facility available for my child's birthday party?
No, birthday parties are not currently available. Both the Aloha Pool Party and Climbing Party option will return once we are in a lower risk category.
Memberships are available for purchase here.
Our current membership options include monthly membership and annual (pay-in-full). We also have a 10-punch pass and are accepting drop-in daily admission.
What about my Kidstation Punch Pass?
No changes are being made to KidCheck punch passes at this time. Expiration date modifications will be assessed later. KidStation remains closed until further notice.
What outdoor amenities are open?
What outdoor amenities are closed?
- Spray Garden at the Erie Community Center
- Splash Pad at Lehigh Park (open Memorial Day-Labor Day)
Are sports fields available for rentals or practices?
No, permits will not be issued from November 15 - March 15. Community members can use fields in groups of 10 people or fewer, while maintaining 6 feet distancing requirements between non-household contacts.
Are park shelters available for rental?
No, permits will not be issued from November 15 - March 15. However, shelters are available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis.
What about special events, are they cancelled?
No, however they will look a little different this year. Please check out our special event page to see what we are doing to provide everyone with a fun and safe expERIEnce at each of our events.