4800 West 92nd Avenue Westminster, CO 80031

Parks Rec



Parks and Recreation

"Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy."

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Photo contest!

Do you have an amazing eye? Would you like to win an iPad or other great prizes while helping the city establish a great photography library? Enter the City of Westminster's photography competition. We are looking for beautiful images captured in Westminster with an emphasis on landscape and urban settings. Three winners will be selected by a panel of local artists and art professionals. The top prize is an iPad Air! There is no limit on the number of hi-resolution entries you can submit. 

Photo contest details

Entries are due by Tuesday, Nov. 1. 

Send your questions or submit your photos to photocontest@cityofwestminster.us.

LEGAL NOTICE: You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant the City of Westminster (and those authorized by the City of Westminster) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any City of Westminster purpose, including, but not limited to, advertisements, city publications and the city’s website. Photographer credits will be included when feasible. The City of Westminster will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.


Fall 2016 Registration In Progress

Online Registration

If you have not been assigned a user name and password, can't remember your user name or password, or you need to add a family member to your household:

  • Email your request along with your home address, phone number, and the names of all your family members and their birthdates to prl@CityofWestminster.us.
  • Call for assistance (hours and numbers for online assistance listed below)
    • West View Recreation Center: Monday-Sunday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) 303-460-9530
    • Swim & Fitness Center: Monday-Sunday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) 303-427-2217, ext. 0
    • City Park Recreation Center: Monday-Sunday (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.) 303-460-9690, ext. 1
    • City Park Fitness Center: Monday-Sunday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) 303-460-9690, ext. 2
    • City Hall Main Office: Monday-Thursday (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.) 303-658-2192

Three-Time Winner of the National Recreation and Park Association Gold Medal Award
Westminster Parks, Recreation and Libraries is a three-time winner of the prestigious National Recreation and Parks Association Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. This award honors communities throughout the U.S. that demonstrate excellence in long-range planning, fiscal resource management, citizen support systems, environmental stewardship, preservation, technological integration, program planning and assessment, professional development, and agency recognition. The city received the Gold Medal Awards in 1991, 1999 and 2007. The city was also a finalist for the Gold Medal Awards in 1990, 1998, 2005 and 2006.


Parks, Recreation, Libraries and Open Space Advisory Board
The Parks, Recreation, Libraries and Open Space Advisory Board advises staff and City Council on various community needs and provides input related to parks, recreation, libraries and open space issues, service delivery to the community and long-range planning. Get more information about the Parks, Recreation, Libraries and Open Space Advisory Board.


Parks, Recreation and Libraries Rules and Regulations
The director of Parks, Recreation and Libraries has the unique ability to adopt regulations, the violation of which can lead to ejection from parks, denial of future use of those facilities, and possible criminal penalties.W.M.C.  13-1-4 and 13-1-5.5.  The Director's authority to adopt regulations has been used sparingly and has resulted in only a handful of regulations.  Those current regulations are as follows:

04-01 - Access Through Parks and Open Space

08-01 through 08-07 - Standley Lake Regional Park Zebra Mussel Protection Program Rules and Regulations

Final Wildlife and Natural Resource Management Plan

Contact Us

The administrative offices of Parks, Recreation and Libraries are located in City Hall at 4800 W. 92nd Ave., Westminster, CO  80031 and can be reached by calling 303-658-2192, Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., or by email at prl@cityofwestminster.us.

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