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Work Where You Love to Play!

Whether you are returning to the job market or just looking for a new adventure, Foothills Park & Recreation District has fun and rewarding opportunities for all job seekers! Positions in childcare, lifeguarding, dance and fitness instructors, and more are now available. Read more and review open positions. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to … Continued

What’s Happening at Foothills!

See what’s happening at Foothills this fall! To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.  

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

Summer Fun at Foothills!

See what’s happening at Foothills in July! To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.  

Return to Outdoor Events & More

We are excited to announce the return of the free Concerts in Clement Park series as well as a Farmers Market at Clement Park, Outdoor Pools reopening, and more!  Check out all the fun summer activities for your whole family.  We can’t wait to see you! To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, … Continued

Return to Recreation

It’s been a while since we’ve seen some of you – our facilities and programs are welcoming you back to Return to Recreation.  We can’t wait to see you! And, better yet, reservation are no longer required for many of your favorite daily drop-in activities! To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click … Continued

Get signed up for summer classes!

Class registration is now available online for all your favorite classes.  Check out the classes offered at Foothills this summer! To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

Spring is in Full Swing at Foothills

See what’s happening at Foothills in April!  Teens, college students and part-time job seekers, apply for a variety of summer jobs available now! To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

Foothills taking applications for vacant board seat

The Foothills Park & Recreation District is accepting applications for a vacancy on its Board of Directors in Ward 5. Board member Lori Bosanko resigned her Ward 5 seat during the regularly scheduled board meeting on March 9, 2021. Bosanko has accepted a more substantial role with her employer and feels she will not be … Continued

Spring Activities & Summer Jobs

Join us for the Foothills Job Fair on Sunday, March 7.  Meet with Foothills Park & Recreation District staff members and learn about all of our job opportunities this spring and summer.  Read what spring activities you and your family can enjoy at Foothills, and much more. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your … Continued

Put Your Heart into Fitness at Foothills!

February is the National Institute of Health’s American Heart Month. To kick off 2021, Foothills’ Fitness Programs invite you to join us this month and put your heart into healthy activities. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

2021 Shelter Rentals now available online

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s a new year with exciting, NEW improvements! We’ve made it easier to rent our park shelters for all your celebrations. Starting on January 4, 2021, Shelter Rentals can be completed online. Learn about the new process. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

January E-newsletter

Foothills Park & Recreation District wishes your family a very happy and health holiday season.  See what’s happening at Foothills, learn what facilities are open and other important information. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

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

Happy Thanksgiving & other news

Foothills Park & Recreation District wishes your family a very happy and health Thanksgiving.  See what’s happening at Foothills, learn what facilities are open and other important information. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

2020 Election Results

Letter to the Community

November E-newsletter

See what’s happening in November at Foothills, learn what facilities are open and other important information. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

October E-newsletter

See what’s happening in October at Foothills, learn what facilities are open and other important information. Read who won our Autumn Photo Contest To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

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

September E-newsletter

See what’s happening in September at Foothills, learn what facilities are open and other important information. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

August E-newsletter

See what’s happening in August at Foothills, learn what facilities are open and other important information. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

Safety Hero: Kevin Wilks of Foothills Park & Recreation District

Congratulations to over very own Kevin Wilks, Regional Parks Supervisor, for being recognized as a Safety Hero by Colorado Special Districts Property and Liability Pool. Kevin has been with the District for 22 years and always goes above and beyond to ensure that our patrons and employees have a safe and fun experience. Great work … Continued

July Happenings

See what’s happening in July at Foothills, learn what facilities are open and other important information. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

July 4 Holiday Hours

July 4 Holiday Hours and additional information regarding the opening of the Activity Pool in Ridge Recreation Center. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

Splash Park Opening July 2

Splash Park Opens July 2 – read important operational changes and health protocols in place.  Reservations are REQUIRED and a nominal fee of $2 per person will be charged for the fenced in area. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

March E-newsletter

Spring into Fun at Foothills! Check out all the fun happening at Foothills in March. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

Call for Nominations – Foothills Board of Directors

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly, to the eligible electors of the Foothills Park & Recreation District (“District”) of Jefferson County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the District will conduct a regular election on the 5th day of May, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to … Continued

February E-newsletter

Leap Year Means an Extra Day of Fun at Foothills! Check out all the fun happening at Foothills in February. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

Happy New Year from Foothills

Happy New Year – Achieve your resolutions at Foothills! Get Fit, Be Strong, Be Healthy at Foothills – read about the Fitness Frenzy and more! To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

January E-newsletter

Check out all the fun happening at Foothills in January. To receive the Foothills e-newsletter direct to your inbox, click here to sign up.

2019 Year in Review

Thank you all for helping Foothills Park & Recreation District celebrate our 60th anniversary year in 2019! It was a busy year for us, and we are extremely proud of all that we have accomplished. We wanted to highlight some of our proudest accomplishments and favorite moments of the last year.       Volunteers … Continued

Clement Park Grand Opening Event Celebrates Multiple Improvements to West Side of Park

Performing Arts Themed, Inclusive Playground; Improved Amphitheater and Festival Area; Lighting and Irrigation System Upgrades; and More Foothills Park & Recreation District is proud to celebrate the new improvements on the west side of the park, as well as the new performing arts themed, inclusive playground at the Clement Park Grand Opening. The event is … Continued

Board of Directors Election – May 8, 2018

2018 Unofficial Results for Ward 3 Election posted at 10:10 p.m. on 5/8/18 Sheila Lieder – 635 Timothy W. James – 1,282 Notice of Mail Ballot Election for Ward 3 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN and particularly to the eligible electors of Ward 3 of Foothills Park & Recreation District of Jefferson County, State of … Continued

Foothills awarded GOCO grant for inclusive playground

$350,000 grant will help build an inclusive playground

Mill Levy Election Results

Letter to the Community

Jefferson County Agencies Come Together for National Public Lands Day Clean-up Efforts

  “Let’s Doo It!” Campaign Leads the Way On Saturday, September 30, 2017 the nation will celebrate the 24th annual National Public Lands Day, a volunteer effort aimed at preserving and protecting our public lands. This special day provides an opportunity to engage park visitors around a very important issue in their parks: dog waste and … Continued

Notice of Mill Levy Election

On August 22, 2017, the Foothills Board of Directors approved a resolution for the November 7, 2017 ballot that will ask voters of the District to consider an increase in the operational mill levy by 2.75 mills with a nine year sunset provision.  Read the full details here

Exciting Improvements Coming to Clement Park!

Clement Park, reaching almost 30 years in age, will be receiving much needed improvements.

What’s Happening at Foothills?

Check out the variety of seasonal special events Foothills puts on for everyone in the community to enjoy!