Parks & Recreation - Current Operations
We are continuing to make every effort to keep our facilities safe. This includes mask orders for staff and visitors, frequent sanitization of high touch surfaces, nightly fogging with a hospital grade disinfectant, upgraded air filtration, and a reduced capacity in facilities. If you have questions regarding our health and safety measures, contact us at 303.926.2550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The health and safety of our staff and community is our highest priority. This is a dynamic situation which we will continue to monitor closely and respond appropriately as new information is available.
Please continue to visit this webpage for current facility operations. In addition, we encourage you to follow us on social media and to subscribe to our email distribution list for real-time updates and announcements.
Most importantly, stay well and know we look forward to resuming to normal operations!
The Parks and Recreation Department is currently offering a variety of virtual programming including fitness classes, camps, sports and more! Please visit our Virtual Programming page for a complete list of offerings.
Available Parks & Recreation Facilities, Programs, and Amenities
The table below is your one stop shop for frequently asked questions about programs and events, ECC memberships, operations and the status of parks & recreation facilities.
- Monday-Thursday 500a-800p
- Friday 500a-600p
- Saturday 700a-600p
- Sunday 800a-500p
How will I access the ECC?
How is the ECC ensuring physical distancing?
What areas of the Community Center are currently closed?
- Mini-Miners Indoor Playground
- Columbine Lounge - Reopening in March
We are continuing to make every effort to keep our facilities safe. This includes mask orders for staff and visitors, frequent sanitization of high touch surfaces, nightly fogging with a hospital-grade disinfectant, upgraded air filtration, and a reduced capacity in facilities.
NEW THERMAL CHECKPOINT COMING TO THE ECC
We’re using the latest technology to continue to keep you safe! Coming soon, all patrons will need to complete a symptom and temperature check using the Jogan Thermal Checkpoint kiosk, located in the lobby by the west entrance.
All patrons ages 3 and older will be required to wear a facial covering while inside the Erie Community Center at all times. A face shield does not substitute as a facial covering, but may be worn in conjunction with a facial covering. If you have a medical exemption, please contact our Recreation Division Manager, to learn about available accommodations.
Is the pool available for my family to swim?
Yes, open swim for all ages on Saturdays and Sundays will be available beginning January 9.
Are drop-in sports available?
Yes, basketball and pickleball are available as drop-in activities and are open via pre-registration for timeslot by creating an Amilia account. Timeslots will vary from 60-75 minutes depending on location and activity.
You must provide your own equipment, sharing equipment with anyone other than members of your own household is not allowed. Facial coverings are required at all times when in the Center, including during exercise.
- Shooting hoops or other non-contact games may be played
- Limit two persons per hoop
- Two nets available per timeslot
- Limit four persons per court
- Reserve your court here
- Racquetball Courts are available for online reservations 48 hours in advance
- Limit two persons per court
Are locker rooms accessible?
Yes, our Men’s, Women’s and Family locker rooms (cabanas) are open and available to patrons, using social distancing guidelines:
- We strongly encourage you to shower and use the restroom at home whenever possible
- Increased cleaning and sanitization efforts may require the closure of some cabanas during operating hours
Will Mini Miners and KidStation be available?
Until we are in a lower risk phase KidStation and Mini Miners will remain closed.
Is the Columbine Lounge open for drop-in activities?
No, the Columbine Lounge is currently closed. The lounge plans to reopen in March. However, some Active Adult activites are available via pre-registration through your Amilia account or click here Version OptionsParks & Recreation - Current OperationsHeadlinefor virtual programming. Stay up-to-date with Active Adult programs, resources, and updates by subscribing to the bi-weekly email newsletter.
Are room and park shelter rentals still available?
Yes, please contact us for availability and permitting information. Additional rental information is available here Version OptionsParks & Recreation - Current OperationsHeadline.
Is the facility available for my child's birthday party?
Yes, Aloha Pool Party packages are available beginning January 16. Click here Version OptionsParks & Recreation - Current OperationsHeadlinefor detailed party information.
Memberships are available for purchase here.
- Annual (pay in full)
- Monthly Subscription (pay as you go)
- Silver Sneakers
- Renew Active
- Daily Admission (must be prepaid)
- No in-person transactions permitted
What about my Kidstation Punch Pass?
No changes are being made to KidCheck punch passes at this time. Expiration date modifications will be assessed later. KidStation remains closed until further notice.
What about special events, are they cancelled?
No, however they will look a little different this year. Please check out our special event page to see what we are doing to provide everyone with a fun and safe expERIEnce at each of our events.
Does the ECC offer any virtual services or content
?YES! Please check out our Virtual Programming page to learn more about virtual workouts, nutrition counseling, sports camps, and more! We are also providing virtual fitness classes (live and pre-recorded options) to ECC members, please email for access.
What outdoor amenities are open?
What outdoor amenities are closed?
- Spray Garden at the Erie Community Center
- Splash Pad at Lehigh Park (open Memorial Day-Labor Day)
Are sports fields available for rentals or practices?
No, permits will not be issued from November 15 - March 15. Community members can use fields in groups of 10 people or fewer, while maintaining 6 feet distancing requirements between non-household contacts.
Are park shelters available for rental?
No, permits will not be issued from November 15 - March 15. However, shelters are available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis.