News, Events & Announcements

EPRD Turns 50!

EPRD 50th

Fun Fact Friday

Each week we will present a new "fun fact" of the District.
Week 8: It costs EPRD an average of $12K/month to have electricity and heat in our two main facilities - WRC & BPRC. Gas is $3,600/month and electricity is $8,700/month.
Week 7: Basketball was started in 1891 by James Naismith in Massachusetts and had 13 rules. EPRD opened our WRC gymnasium in 1975 as part of the second renovation to offer youth and adult basketball leagues to keep everyone healthy year-round.
Week 6: Evergreen Lake House, a 5,000 sf log structure, was completed in March 1993. The log building was built in a Montana forest, taken apart, and put back together in Evergreen.
Week 5: The Rotary Club of Evergreen donated the musical instruments at Stagecoach Park. The first instruments were installed in 2016, with an additional lilypad cymbal added in 2018. Thank you Rotary Club of Evergreen!
Week 4: Marshdale Park is EPRD’s most programmed, outdoor facility. EPRD bought the 14 acres for Marshdale in 2004 and recently spent over $1 million to replace the old playground equipment, add outdoor fitness equipment, replace the turf field, add a turf track and seating over the last 3 years.
Week 3: EPRD's INSPIRE (formerly Special Needs) Program began over 20 years ago with 5 participants. There are now over 92 participants.
Week 2: The main reason to form EPRD in 1969 was to provide a community pool. The pool at Wulf Recreation Center is now 47 years old. While repairs and maintenance have been done over the years, this is still the original pool. EHS & CHS swim teams along with Hurricanes swim team train out of this pool year-round.
Week 1:
In Jan 1969, Evergreen Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (now Evergreen Park & Recreation District) was formed with a vote of 468 for; 427 against. We signed a 99-yr lease with Jeffco School District to use land to build the community’s first recreation center. Wulf Recreation Center still sits on Jeffco School land today.

2019 Summer Camps

2019 Summer Camps CoverSummer Camps Open House

Come to our Summer Camps Open House for information and to register on March 2, 2019 at Wulf Recreation Center from 9 AM - 12 noon. NEW, the following camps require a $25 registration fee and all paperwork (accepting now) prior to enrollment: Preschool AdventureSummer Adventure, Outdoor Adventure, Leader in Training & Sports Camps and INSPIRE (Special Needs) Adventure. It's essential Pre-K parents attend this Open House as we have limited spaces available! Have your questions answered in regards to all summer camps. Registration for
   •   Preschool Adventure
   •   Summer Adventure
   •   INSPIRE (Special Needs) Adventure
   •   Outdoor Adventure
   •   Leader in Training
   •   Sports Camps
   •   Specialty Camps
   •   Gymnastics Specialized Camps including (DivingCircus &
       Cheerleading) and
   •   Sailing Camps will start this day.

Evergreen Wedding & Event Showcase

Wedding and Event ShowcaseFree Evergreen Wedding & Event Showcase March 31

Couples, businesses, organizations and non-profits are invited to attend the 2019 Evergreen Wedding & Event Showcase, being held at Evergreen Lake House on Sunday, March 31 from 11 AM - 2 PM.



Overlooking scenic Evergreen Lake and framed by ponderosa pine forest, Evergreen Lake House provides an idyllic mountain setting for weddings, parties, special events and meetings.

Located just half an hour from Denver, the Lake House hosts events year round, combining the elegance of vaulted ceilings and dazzling views from every window with the rustic log cabin charm of a mountain getaway.



The Wedding & Event Showcase offers participants the opportunity to sample food while experiencing the ambiance of Evergreen Lake House and gathering information about special event vendors and service providers. PREREGISTER at 720-880-1300 or lhstaff@eprd.co.

Evergreen Lake House is an LGBTQ-friendly venue operated by Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD). It is located at 29612 Upper Bear Creek Rd., Evergreen, CO 80439. (MAP) 

Learn more about Evergreen Lake House here.

For more information about the Wedding & Event Showcase or to preregister to be entered into the event raffle, please email lhstaff@eprd.co, or call 720-880-1300.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt Friday, April 19Easter Egg

Come and enjoy this family event. Wear swim suit and bring goggles if needed, also bring a basket/plastic bag to collect eggs found in the pool. Staff will put eggs in pool before start of each age group.
   •   5:30 - 5:45 PM - Ages 1-3 years parents must accompanying child
       
 in pool.
   •   5:45 - 6 PM - Ages 4-6 years optional for parents to be in pool

       with child.
   •   6 - 6:15 PM - Ages 7+ years may swim unaccompanied.

The cost covers the ENTIRE family! $2.50 DR (per family) & $5 NDR (per family). Please enroll EVERYONE that will be attending.
Register Online

Ice Safety

Ice Safety

Ice on Evergreen Lake

The ice forming on Evergreen Lake is a delightful reminder that skating season is here, but make sure you know how to be safe out on the ice.

Please watch the website for updates or call the Skating Hotline at 720-880-1391 because the ice has to be at least 12 inches thick. Even when the rinks are open, be aware that the groomed, designated skating rinks on the west side of the lake are the ONLY place on Evergreen Lake where the ice is tested daily to assure it's safe. Fishing or walking anywhere else is at your own risk, so please use common sense. Safety first! Download the Ice Safety brochure here.