COVID-19 Status & Updates

Last Updated 10/8/21

Parks & Rec Status

In compliance with current state and county public health orders, the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center is open with safety protocols in place for both patrons and staff.

We appreciate your patience and flexibility, as your safety and health remain our top priority.

Face Mask Policy

Face coverings are not required in our facilities, but are strongly encouraged for non-vaccinated individuals. 

Facilities

Wheat Ridge Recreation Center

OPEN! For more information, visit the Recreation Center page.

Anderson Building & Pool

  • Anderson Pool is currently closed for the season. 
  • Anderson Building is open only for scheduled programs.
  • For gym rental info and availability at the Anderson Building, contact Mackey Power at mpower@ci.wheatridge.co.us or 303-205-7567

Active Adult Center

Richards-Hart Estate

  • To inquire about rentals at the Estate or to schedule a tour, contact Rental Coordinator, Katie Waters at kwaters@ci.wheatridge.co.us or 303-231-1315. 
  • Learn more about the Historic Estate.

Programs & Events

Recreation programs and events are available with enhanced safety precautions. View available classes and programs and register online.

Parks, Trails & Open Spaces

AmenityStatusInfo
Picnic Pavilions/SheltersOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions. For more info on locations and rates, visit www.rootedinfun.com/parkrentals
PlaygroundsOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.
Basketball CourtsOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.
Tennis CourtsOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.
Soccer/Multipurpose FieldsOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.  For more info, contact Jim Spaulding at jspaulding@ci.wheatridge.co.us or 303-231-1310
Baseball/Softball FieldsOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions. For more info, contact Jim Spaulding at jspaulding@ci.wheatridge.co.us or 303-231-1310
Skate Park at Discovery ParkOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.
Splash Pad at Discovery ParkOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.
Fruitdale Dog ParkOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.
Clear CreekOPENNormal use permitted, no restrictions.


  • If you are sick, do not visit parks and public areas.
  • When visiting parks and trails, continue to physically distance from others outside your household as much as possible.
  • Use hand sanitizer when hand washing is unavailable.
  • Social distance when possible. 

As always, thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.