Status of City Services

As City facilities and parks begin to reopen under Safer at Home guidelines, we will maintain a list here. Please note that timelines may shift as the situation changes. If you have a question about a service that is not listed here, email us at

Last updated January 22, 2021

City Buildings & Services

  • City Offices:  Open to the public by appointment Tuesday – Thursday. See Department Contacts
  • Utility Billing:  No service disconnections at this time. Online, dropbox and mail-in services available
  • Extra Trash Tags:  Email with your name, address, phone number and a request for a specific number of trash tags. A staff member will call you to collect payment and mail the tags to your home.
  • Municipal Court:  Court hearings have resumed. The court building will be open on Mondays only for court sessions as currently scheduled.
  • Passports:  Open Passport services are available Tues., Wed., Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. by appointment only

City Parks

  • Dog Parks: Open with guidelines
  • Trails: Open
  • Athletic complexes & Ballfields: Open from dawn to dusk.
  • Playgrounds: Open 
  • Cemetery: Open with guidelines
  • Pickleball Courts: Closed as mandated by JCPH
  • Bike Park: Open
  • Skate Park:  Open with guidelines
  • Clear Creek Access: Creek access is open. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
  • Pavilions:  All pavilions are currently open on a first come, first served basis with social distancing guidelines imposed.
  • Hockey Stop Park:  Open with guidelines
  • Tennis Courts: Open with guidelines
  • Basketball Courts: Open with guidelines


  • Golden Community Center:
    • Open for licensed day care.
    • Weight room, Gym: Open for individual fitness with restrictions and by reservation.
    • Swimming Pools – Lap pool open to swimmers 12 and older, and leisure pool open to all ages, both by reservation only.

Golden History Museum & Park

  • Golden History MuseumOpen on Thurs, Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • HOH Camp: Registration opens for members on Jan. 16 and for non-members on March 1.

RV Park: Open with Guidelines

  • The office will be staffed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for phone and email correspondence.
  • Restrooms and Bath House are closed until further notice.
  • Due to “social distancing” requirements, Tent Sites are closed until further notice.

Fossil Trace: Open with Guidelines

  • Golf shop:  Open with guidelines
  • Club Fittings: Available
  • Corporate golf events: Vast majority rescheduled to August through October, others restructured to accommodate guidelines

Schnepf’s Restaurant: Limited Services

  • Beverage cart mobile 7 days a week as weather allows
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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

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