Volunteers Wanted ............................................................Interested in being a part of our special events? Please contact Matt Gulley at 303-460-6912, Kay Gazaway at 303-460-6925 or download the Special Events Volunteer Application.
Upcoming Events ..............................................................
Student Art Show
March 10–11, 2017
Each year, Broomfield Recreation Services and the Broomfield Council on the Arts and Humanities sponsor the Student Art Show. Open to students K–12 attending Broomfield area schools, the show is designed to give students an opportunity to display their work and allow the community a chance to view the quality artwork created by young artists in Broomfield. Students interested in participating in this show should speak with their school’s art teacher. There will be a reception on Friday, March 10 from 6:30–8:30 p.m. and the art show will be open on Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Spring Fashion Show Tea Party
Friday, March 31
This afternoon of elegance is filled with taking a look at today’s fashions. Come see what is in style and how to accessorize your wardrobe. We will be having an afternoon tea party (tea and treats will be provided). Reservations can only be made at the Senior Center in person for seating choices. Seating is first come first serve, register early! Register online!
Easter Party Fun!
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Easter Fun for your little ones! Do you and your preschooler have plans for Easter? Look no further. This year’s Easter party will feature Easter games, inflatables, lots of prizes and best of all: your little one will get to meet the Easter Bunny!
Age: 2 – 5 years Location: BCC
Saturday, April 15, 2017
There is no registration, just show up! March with the Easter Bunny starting at 11:30 am in front of the Bay to John Shaw Field at the Broomfield Community Park. After marching with the Easter Bunny, children age 8 and younger can participate in the 23rd Annual Egg Scramble, held at John Shaw Field. The Egg Scramble begins promptly at noon. Children are divided into the following age groups: 2 years and younger, 3 & 4 years, 5 & 6 years and 7 & 8 years. Provide your own basket. In case of inclement weather, the Egg Scramble will be at the Broomfield Community Center. Please call 303.464.5501 or check the website for more information.
Paws in the Park
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Stop by for an Easter Egg hunt for the dogs. Easter Bonnet Parade and Pictures with the Bunny. The parade will begin at 3 pm at the Broomfield County Commons Dog Park. The egg hunt will follow the parade in the small and large dog parks. Bring a basket for the treats. All dogs MUST be on a leash for the event. No aggressive dogs and please pick up after your pet. Pre-register by April 14 to receive discounted rate of $3/$5. Day of event cost will be $5/$7. Presented by Broomfield High School Future Business Leaders of America.
Broomfield Trail Adventure
Saturday, June 3, 2017
The 2017 Broomfield Trail Adventure will take place on Saturday, June 3 (location to be determined, visit broomfieldopenspace.com for more information). This is a great family friendly event to learn more about Broomfield’s trails and open space. The event is free and includes prizes, refreshments, and educational exhibits.
Great American Picnic
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
We start our celebration at 5:30 pm with pony rides and inflatables. Enjoy a free concert with the vocal band "FACE" and the extremely popular 80’s tribute band, ”That 80’s Band”. Bring your picnic dinner or enjoy a dinner from our vendors at the park. Charcoal grills are not permitted. After the concert, at dusk, the fireworks display begins, approximately 9:30 pm.
Great American Picnic’s 11th Annual Bike Parade
Decorate your bicycles/tricycles/wagons and scooters and meet at the Championship Field at Broomfield County Commons on Tuesday, July 4 at 5:30 pm. The bike parade is for all ages.
Parking will be available in the parking lots at the Broomfield County Commons. Additional parking will be located at Legacy High School with shuttles provided. RV’s, Campers, trailers or other extra-large vehicles will ONLY be allowed to park in the Legacy High School parking lots. Meet at the Gazebo at Legacy High School to take the shuttle to the Commons. Shuttles will start running at 5 pm. Limited Handicap parking available at the Commons west parking lot.
Great American Picnic Schedule of Events:
12 p.m. Sr. Softball Team vs City Council at Northmoor Park
5 p.m. Activities begin:
Pony rides ($3 per ride) Last pony ride at 8 pm
Inflatables ($6 unlimited play)
Ticket sales end at 8:30 pm
5:30 p.m. Bike Parade
6 p.m. "FACE" Vocal Band at the Main Stage
6:15 p.m. City Council: Free Summer Treat
7:15 p.m. “That 80’s Band” at the Main Stage
9:30 p.m. Fireworks
Great American Picnic Weather Notifications
If fire and police officials determine that continuing the fireworks display impacts the safety of individuals and property in the area, the display could be delayed or stopped. Should that happen, announcements will be made over the public address system and staff will notify viewers of the status. Please look for the lights located in the field where fireworks are displayed to see the fireworks display status. Rain Date for the fireworks ONLY is scheduled for July 5 approximately 9:30 pm.
Meals on Wheels
Basket Auction Fundraiser
Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 2-4 pm
Please plan to attend the 17th Annual Meals on Wheels Basket Auction at the Broomfield Community Center, benefiting Broomfield Meals on Wheels. Registration opens at 2 pm. The silent auction begins at 2:30 pm. BBQ/Picnic food, local brews, a live band, kid’s craft table, and a whole bunch of fun will be enjoyed by all! The Senior Services staff and Senior Resources of Broomfield, Inc. would like to thank the community for their support of this wonderful and worthwhile event. For more information or to donate a basket, please visit Broomfield.org/BasketAuction or contact Arlene Languerand at 303.464.5532 or Lisa Markus at 303.464.5527.
Mini HaHa Triathlon
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 7:30 am
Join us for the 16th Mini Haha (Mini cuz it’s short, Haha cuz it’s fun)! This triathlon is designed for beginners or recreational athletes looking for a new challenge. Participants swim 300 yards, bike 11 miles, and run/walk 2 miles. Registration will begin Wednesday, March 22 via online, mail in, phone in, or in person. Registration will remain open until maximum capacity has been met. We will not accept refunds after August 14th. For registration forms and more information, please see our website at broomfieldrecreation.com or e-mail Dawn at drachjaibun@Broomfield.org. Registration will begin March 22, 2017
Code R/NR Fee
80160 $40/$50 Individual
80161 $80/$100 Team of 2
80161 $120/$150 Team of 3
Mini Mini HaHa Kids Triathlon
Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 8:30 am
Join us for the 6th annual MiniMini Haha Triathlon designed just for kids! This event is designed just like our adult triathlon: MiniMini ‘cuz it’s extra short for kids, and Haha, ‘cuz it’s super fun! This is a non-competitive event designed to help encourage kids to be active and healthy and make exercising fun, rewarding, and a lifelong skill. The event will be a non-timed event to keep the spirit of the competition that every child is a winner, just for participating and accomplishing their goals! Of course, having a parent participant in the adult version should help motivate them as well as get the whole family involved! Registration will begin Wednesday, March 22 via online, mail in, phone in, or in person. Registration will remain open until maximum capacity has been met. We will not accept refunds after August 14. For registration forms and more information, please see our website at broomfieldrecreation.com or e-mail Dawn at drachjaibun@Broomfield.org. Registration will begin March 22, 2017
Code R/NR Fee
Broomfield Days Open Golf Tournament
Friday, September 15, 2017
Start your Broomfield Days weekend with a morning or afternoon playing golf at the Broadlands Golf Course. All proceeds benefit enhancing the quality of life for the Seniors of Broomfield, through nutritional, transportation and community service programs. Don’t miss out on the exciting Shotgun event and support our community! Contact Ben at 303.435.0570 or visit BroomfieldSeniorResources.org for more information. Sponsored by Senior Resources of Broomfield.
Broomfield Days Community Festival
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Broomfield Days, Broomfield’s annual community festival, is held on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The day is packed with activities including a 5K race, clown contest, parade, trade fair, craft festival, food booths, three stages of entertainment, demonstrations, and great community spirit. This is an opportunity for local organizations and businesses to showcase their services and increase community exposure. If you would like information about getting involved in this event, call the Community Center at 303.464.5500 or visit the website at Broomfield.org/BroomfieldDays. Broomfield Days Concert is Saturday, September 16 from 3–6 p.m. at Midway Park. More information will be included in the 2017 Fall/2018 Winter Brochure.