Parks & Recreation

2700 N. Main Avenue, Durango CO 81301     970-375-7321     Contact Durango Parks and Recreation

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National Accreditation distinguishes Durango Parks and Recreation Department in the top 1% of Parks and Recreation agencies in the Country.  

For more information see the press release here.

CAPRA National Standards

For more information on Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agency (CAPRA) and CAPRA National Standards for Accreditation, select here.

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The Parks and Recreation Enrichment Guide is back!  The Fall 21/Winter 22 Enrichment Guide is available for viewing and  download here.  Registration began on Monday, August 16, for all Fall 21/Winter 22 programs.  Click here to register for programs online.

Park Weed and Feed Fall Schedule

Durango Parks and Recreation Department 2020 Annual Report

Current Projects Webpage

Read the latest issue of The Pulse

Movies in the Park Series

The Movies in the Park Series is FREE to the community thanks to our local sponsors. Join us to watch family friendly movies and classics on a 20 foot movie screen! Bring your blankets, chairs, family, and friends to enjoy a night at the movies together under the stars.  See the Movies in the Park schedule here.

Friends of Parks and Recreation Program

The Friends of Parks and Recreation Program has volunteer opportunities year-round.  More information here.

Tennis Courts

  • Mason Center, 301 E. 12th St
  • Smith Sports Complex at Fort Lewis College, 700 Talon Lane
  • Jenkins Ranch Park, 435 Jenkins Ranch Road

Reserve a tennis court up to 10 days in advance online at Register For Programs. (near the bottom of the page).

Fire Adapted Durango Partnership

Fire mitigation plan for Durango’s wildland-urban interface zone (WUI) information here:  View the Fire Adapted Durango Partnership Presentation here.  Access website links to Fire Adapted Durango Partnership organizations here.

Public Comment Portal

Want an easy way to send your public comments to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board or the Natural Lands Preservation Advisory Board, well now you have it.  Click here for the Form Center and select the Board or Commission you would like to give public comment to.

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Friends of Parks & Recreation Volunteer Opportunities