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Prairie Dog Relocation

In accordance with Foothills Park & Recreation District’s Prairie Dog Management Plan, in instances where management is required, there are currently several generally accepted methods of managing prairie dog colonies: Natural vegetative barriers, raptor poles, fumigation, carbon monoxide and relocation. Of these options, relocation is the most expensive and most difficult to accomplish because there … Continued

Doo The Right Thing – Help Keep Your Parks Healthy!

Please help to keep your parks healthy. During the winter months we see an influx of dog waste in the parks. Please remember to pick up after your pets and dispose of waste in provided trash cans. Reasons why it is important to pick up dog waste: It is the responsibility of the dog owner, … Continued

Congratulations Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to the recipients of our 2023 part-time employee scholarship program! Twice a year, Foothills awards scholarships in the amount of $500 to help part-time staff members pursue their goals towards higher education. Full-time staff are eligible to participate in our Tuition Reimbursement program. Jakob Bauer works in Golf Maintenance at Meadows Golf Course. He … Continued

Proposed New South Jeffco Library Site – Delayed Indefinitely

UPDATE: January 9, 2023 In 2022, Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) considered a proposal from the Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) to purchase up to six acres of the 29.6-acre Sledding Hill Park for a new south Jeffco library and associated park improvements. To seek resident input on this proposal, several community meetings were hosted … Continued

Foothills Community Spotlight: Two Very Different Jobs in the Foothills Community

“One of my favorite things about working at Colorado Credit Union and coaching at the Edge is making an impact.” – Whitney Thomas Here at Foothills, our mission is Creating Community, Enhancing Health and Inspiring Play. Which is why we love highlighting stories of people in our community who embody that mission. A perfect example … Continued

Foothills receives 2020 Columbine Award for Park Renovation Design

Foothills Park & Recreation District has been awarded the 2020 Columbine Award for Park Renovation Design through Colorado Parks and Recreation Association.  The Award was presented for the new inclusive destination playground at Clement Park.  The playground character was established to help highlight the art, music and performance events that occur at Grant Amphitheater as … Continued

NEW – 24/7 Library services outside Ridge Recreation Center

Exercise your mind and your body at the same place! Starting October 1, 2020 you can access the Jefferson County Public Library Holds Locker, Lending Machine and Returns Bin at any time, seven days a week, outside the Ridge Recreation Center (6613 S. Ward St., Littleton 80127), near the lower entrance. Foothills Park & Recreation … Continued