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News and Announcements

03 17 2017

Paws Park Dog Park Maintenance Closure

Paws Park Sign

Paws Park Dog Park located at Centennial Park will be closed the week of March 27th-31st for annual maintenance. Signs will be posted at the entrance during this time. We appreciate your patience while this maintenance takes...[more]

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03 16 2017

Tis' the Season for Ticks

Tick on a leaf.

Spring is almost HERE!! Don't forget as the temps increase comes ticks. Be sure to check yourself and your pets after your outdoor adventure for any lil' hitch hikers. For information on removing ticks visit Montana Fish,...[more]

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02 28 2017

Now Accepting Applications for Various Seasonal Positions!

Visit the city of Helena Job website to apply for the various positions we currently have available.  We are looking to fill the following positions at this time:  Seasonal Assistant Aquatics Director  Open till...[more]

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02 13 2017

Locate Sidewalk Snow Removal Information Easier

Difficulty finding information on sidewalk snow removal on the city webpage, well it just got easier!  Just type www.helenamt.gov/snow to find information regarding clearance requirements and how to file a complaint...[more]

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02 02 2017

Fire Tower Structural Evaluation and Recommendation Report

Fire Tower

As a result of a fire at the base of one of supports on the fire tower located at Fire Tower Park, the city parks consulted with Morrison and Maierle to complete a structural evaluation of this iconic structure.  In December...[more]

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Parks and Open Lands

The city of Helena Department of Parks and Recreation oversees seven divisions including Parks and Open Lands, Recreation, Open Lands, Weed Control, Tree Maintenance, Aquatics, and Bill Roberts Golf Course. Hundreds of volunteers assist the department staff working in various capacities to provide quality facilities and programs to enrich the lives of others. These are designed and developed so that people of all ages, abilities, and income levels have the opportunity to participate in excellent recreational activities.

Overall, the Helena Parks and Recreation system includes more than 2140 acres of developed and undeveloped parkland, 30 parks including bike/pedestrian trails, a 50-meter outdoor swimming pool and waterpark, one spray park, a public golf course, three tennis sites, a skateboard park, four outdoor skating rinks, and more.

We look forward to having you as our guest.