Parks and Recreation

The City of Arvada takes great pride in its parks, trails and open space. We invite you to explore our growing network of parks and trails that link to a variety of scenic natural landscapes and recreation areas. Enjoy Arvada's  90+ neighborhood parks and 125 miles of hiking and biking and extensive opportunities for the equestrian community.

Ralston Central Park PAVILION/TABLES Information

The Ralston Central Park Pavilion and Tables are NOT available for reservations. Tables are first come, first served. Please be considerate of others and LIMIT the number of tables held to FOUR, so others can enjoy the use of the tables.

Ralston Central Park SPLASHPAD Information

Open Memorial Day, May 25 - September 15, 2015
View hours of operation, rules and other Ralston Central Park information.


General Park Pavilion Rental Information: How Do I Reserve a Park?

If you wish to reserve a park or pavilion, please contact the Parks Division at 720-898-7410 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Visit our Parks/Pavilion Rental page.


Other Parks-related Questions:

  • park watering schedules/broken sprinkler heads
  • park mowing schedules
  • snow removal on park trails; or
  • if you wish to speak to the City Forester regarding tree issues

Please contact Parks Maintenance at 720-898-7410 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

If you have questions for our Parks Administration or our Parks and Urban Design Division, including questions regarding park designs or special event permits, call 720-898-7400.

For information on City Festivals, contact Special Events Coordinator at 720-898-7403.

Refer to the links provided for resources regarding parks and recreation in the City of Arvada.

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