Cañon City Area Recreation and Park District

Welcome to our website.  You will find information about the District and all of our programs and facilities by clicking on the links in the tool bar above.  You may also register for any of our programs by clicking on the Active Network Registration box to the right.

Serving our community since 1965, the Recreation District's goal is to offer the best possible recreational opportunities for all of our citizens and visitors.  We would like to hear from you.  If you have any programming ideas or questions about our facilities, visit our offices, or use the Contact Us link found on the toolbar above.

Community Recreation Center Update


Work is continuing on the proposed Community Recreation Center in Cañon City.  

A survey and planning update was mailed to residents of the Recreation District in mid July.  Please make sure to complete your survey and return it by the August deadline.  Your input is very important. 

To get the latest information on the project and to see the renderings please click here.

Information on this project will be updated as it becomes available.

What's New

Mile High Youth Corps Working on the Riverwalk Trail

Periodic closures will occur on parts of the trail as the youth corps crew works to remove dead and fallen trees in John Griffin Regional Park.  Learn more here.

Kids Klub Job Openings

The Kids Klub childcare program is looking for site leaders and site assistants.  If you love working with children and are looking for a flexible part time position-see more here. 

Job Opening for a Seasonal Parks Worker

Looking for a job where you can work outside?  The Recreation District's parks department is looking for a seasonal parks worker. Find out more here. 

Registration Open for Fall Youth Sports

Even though its stiil summer, you can register today for youth fall soccer and youth football.  

Adult Outdoor Soccer

Sign your team up for our Adult Outdoor Soccer Program.  Find out more here.

Colorful UnWINEdings Painting Class

Bring your favorite adult beverage and learn to paint a Giant Sunflower on Saturday, July 31st.  Find out more here.

Join us for Kids Klub

Kids Klub will operate at Harrison School, 920 Field Avenue from August 9th-13th.  


KIDS KLUB REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER IS OPEN!  Fun and exciting activities are in the works for a great summer. Check your calendars and register today. 

School starts soon.  You can register your child for the Kids Klub before and after school program starting July 27th.  Find out more about the program here

The Kids Klub child care program is operating under COVID-19 guidelines. For more information, click here or contact the office at 719-275-1578 and ask for Jaimee Southern, Kids Klub Director.