Parks, Library, and Recreation Department

Welcome to the Department of Parks, Library, and Recreation. It is our goal to provide quality recreation, leisure activities and programs to our citizens.
                          General Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
                              ***IMPORTANT COVID-19 CLOSURE INFORMATION***
Update 2-25-21: Park Pavilions are now available to rent.  Please contact our department to rent and recieve the covid protols we have in place.
The Recreation Center is still open by appointment only, this now does include the courts and open swimming, please visit www.signupgenius.com/go/sterlingreccenter, for an appointment.  Sports and programs have been resumed. The Library and Museum are both open, please see the library's webpage for complete details. Curbside pick up will continue for those who would like. Please keep checking our page and the seperate Department pages for on-going information. For question please call 522-9700, ext.1102 or gandee@sterlingcolo.com 

                           Director of Parks, Library, and Recreation:

                                          Wade Picture                              
                                       Wade Gandee   Email                                                                

Parks, Cemetery, and Forestry Superintendent
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  Jamie Ulrich Email  

Library Superintendent 
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Sandy VanDusen   Email
Recreation Superintendent
monty - Copy
Monty Waite    Email 

Museum Curator
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Kay Rich    Email
 
    


The Department of Parks, Library and Recreation Board Members:

  • Jim Smith
  • Tracy Glissmann
  • Tom Bedford
  • Kelly Lowery
  • Marty Smock
The Parks, Library and Recreation (PLR) Board meets the second Tuesday of each month to address issues related to the City’s Parks, Cemetery, Forestry, Library, Recreation Center, Recreation programs and Museum. The board advises the Director of PLR on a variety of topics and also has the power to adopt rules and regulations related to Parks, Library and Recreation facilities and programs. The PLR Board welcomes public input. If you have a question or concern, you can attend a regular monthly meeting or contact any one of the board members listed. You can also call or drop by the Parks, Library and Recreation Office located downstairs, and to the right, in City Hall at 421 North 4th Street.
                                                         PLR Master Plan
The PLR Department now has a Facebook page, use the link below for events and things that are going on in the department!

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