CR C&R 2.3 - Create enhanced arts and culture participation opportunities for all residents and visitors.

Recreation Programs - Total Cumulative Participation

Facilities continued reduced hours of operation during this time in order to conserve budget, limiting the availability of use by customers. Program offerings are more limited than normal to balance demand, while each month shows progress in gaining participation.

Natural Areas Programs - Cumulative Participation per Capita

In the second quarter, COVID-19 restrictions started lessening while continuing to limit programming and participation, particularly for school programs. There were 1,948 people who attended 93 activities, which is 1,088 people below the target of 3,063 participants. Activities included trailhead tabling, Boys & Girls Club programming, guided hikes, and volunteer projects.


Paved Trails - Cumulative Number of Visits

This is a quarterly measure.

Trail counts in Q2 were up in 2021 vs. Q2 of 2020, as people continue to appreciate our trail system and visit in greater numbers than before the pandemic.

% of citizens responding very good/good quality of - Natural areas and open space
  • This is an annual metric and is displaying 2019 data.  The survey was not done in 2020, so that year has been removed from the chart.
  • This is an Annual Metric
  • This measure is the % of respondents choosing "Very Good" or "Good" to the Community Survey question, “Please rate the quality of each of the programs or facilities listed below” and “Natural Areas and Open Space.”
  • In 2019, 93% of respondents choose “Very Good” or “Good.”
  • Fort Collins’ ratings were much higher that the national average.


Natural Areas - Land Conservation - Acres per Capita

This is an Annual Metric.

Total land conserved in 2020 is 1,382.

Acres per Capita = 0.13848