Contact: Jennifer Bray, Parks and Recreation and Library Communication, 303-441-4160 Sarah Huntley, Media Relations, 303-441-3155 www.bouldercolorado.gov
City of Boulder News Briefs
Valmont Dog Park closing May 7 for three-month renovation
The dog park at ValmontCityPark, located at 5275 Valmont Road, will close May 7 for major renovations and improvements. The dog park is scheduled to re-open in August (contingent upon weather-related construction progress).
Improvements at the dog park will include widening parking lot access, a new entry plaza, fencing, surfacing, landscaping and water hydrants. A portion of the new park will also include an enclosed, irrigated turf area, low berms, a new 16-foot square shade shelter, and two smaller shelters. The shelters are funded by the Capital Improvement Bond passed in November 2011.
To view the construction plans for ValmontDogPark, please visit:www.BoulderParks-Rec.org and click on the “Parks” link on the left side, and scroll down to “Dog Parks.”
While under construction, dog guardians are encouraged to use the city’s other dog parks at:
FoothillsCommunityDogPark, 7th Street and SilverLake (between Locust and Lee Hill);
EastBoulderCommunityPark, 55th Street and Sioux Drive (south of the Community Center);
HowardHeustonDogPark, 34th Street, south of Iris Avenue (un-fenced dog park – voice and sight control required).
For more information, call Jennifer Bray, Parks and Recreation, at 303-441-4160.
EastBoulderRecreationCenter closing early to host After Prom on April 28
The EastBoulderRecreationCenter, 5660 Sioux Drive, will close early on Saturday, April 28, in order to host the After Prom party for Boulder, Fairview and New Vista high schools.
The EastBoulderRecreationCenter will close at on Saturday, April 28, and will re-open at on Sunday, April 29. The EastBoulderSeniorCenter (attached to the RecreationCenter) will be closed all day on April 28.
The After Prom is for Fairview, Boulder, and New Vista high school students. Parents are welcome at an open house from to
For more information, call Kim Lidkea, Parks and Recreation, at 303-413-7463.