Town of Gates Recreation & Parks

                    Online Registration Website


Welcome to the Gates Recreation and Parks Department website. Our administrative offices are open Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM, but will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday, May 26 at 9:00 AM. All programs will be held as scheduled today. Please see the DEPARTMENT NEWS items below for program information and updates. Please contact our office, as indicated to the right, or call 426-1670 for updates and information. Use the links below to locate our department services and information:

ELECTRONIC BROCHURE: Authorize Gates Recreation and Parks Department to e-mail you notice of the seasonal brochure being available, instead of mailing the brochure via USPS.
Select the Programs/Registration link above for information on finding and registering for activities, as well as to see what programs that have begun, but are drop-in programs or registration is still being accepted.

Select the Facilities link above for information and checking into facility availability and reservations. Gates
Recreation & Parks Department's Park Information is on Go to our Facilities web page to check it out.

Select the About Gates Rec & Pks link above for information on the Recreation and Parks Department, Recreation and Parks Commission, the Friends of Gates Recreation and Parks and department staff contacts.


Gates Recreation and Parks Department Program Offerings

Gates Recreation & Parks Department has announced the 2015 Spring & Summer Program Listing is now on-line and 2015 Spring & Summer Recreation Program Brochure have been mailed to all Gates residents and registration continues.

The programs listed below begin shortly or have begun, so select the program(s) that interest you!

Special Events

Memorial Day Service
Gates Recreation and Parks Department has announced plans for this year's Memorial Day Service. Community organizations that would like to participate in the service by presenting a rose, must call the Recreation and Parks Department Office (247-6100, ext. 235) by Friday, May 1st to be included in the printed program. Read more.

Garden Plants & Exchange
Gardeners, here is your opportunity to share your favorite plants and knowledge with your neighbors. Bring your plants from your garden on Saturday, June 6th separated and labeled and be ready to trade or sell. Read more.

Pre-School Fun

Gates Recreation and Parks Department offers a number of activities Pre-Schoolers. Read more.

Terrific Times for Youth & Teens

Princess for a Day
Your little ballerina can experience the enchanting world of a Fairytale Princess on Saturday, June6th. This magical day will include dancing to princess music, making a princess craft, hearing a princess story, having a princess snack and emphasizing qualities that make a real princess so special. Read more.

Summer Playgrounds
​Gates Recreation and Parks Department has announced registration has begun for this summer's Summer Playground Program. This daily activity program offers a wide range of activities and experiences. We will provide children an opportunity to explore new activities along with past fun favorites. Read more.

Adult Activities

Ballroom Dance
Don’t sit out another dance! Come join the FUN on the dance floor! Read more.

"Tribute to Ed Sullivan," Tillman's Dinner Show Trip
​Gates Recreation and Parks Department has announced that the date, time and fee have changed for this trip to Watts Farm Country Market, 30 mile point Lighthouse, and the show "Hits and Bits, a Tribute to Ed Sullivan" at the historic Tillman's Inn. Read more.

Bob Ross Painting Class
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at painting a picture? Have you painted before and want to get back into it? Here is your chance! Join us on Monday, June 1st from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM as we learn the techniques of painter Bob Ross. Read more.

Activities & Services for Adult 50+

Gates Recreation and Parks Department offers a number of Activities and Services for Adults 50+. Read more.

Continuing Programs

Drop-in Programs or Registration Still Being Accepted
Gates Recreation and Parks Department has a number of programs and activities that have begun, but are drop-in programs or registration is still being accepted, so select the program(s) that interest you! Read more.

Other Department News

Gates Recreation and Parks Commission Approved Minutes
The Gates Recreation and Parks Commission has announced it has approved and posted it's 2015 April Meeting Minutes. Select the "About Gates Rec & Pks" tab above to read all the approved Commission Meeting Minutes for the previous year. Read more about the Recreation and Parks Commission.

Gates-Chili Community Events Sign Up Available

Gates-Chili Community Events has announced the opportunity for area residents to sign up for the Gates-Chili Community Events email newsletter. Each month you will receive an email newsletter about events at the Gates Recreation & Parks, Chili Public Library, Chili Parks & Recreation, Episcopal Senior Life, Gates-Chili Continuing Education, Gates Public Library, and the Westside YMCA by signing up.​ Sign Up Today!