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Posted on: March 3, 2021

City Service Updates for March 3, 2021

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Mesa County recently moved to Yellow: Concern following a couple weeks of declining cases of COVID-19 in Mesa County. The City of Grand Junction remains committed to providing services to the community and continues to modify services as appropriate in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Grand Junction is now developing a plan for reopening City Hall and other City facilities as the Grand Junction area starts to reopen. This plan will unfold over a period of time, allowing for a phased reintroduction of the general public into facilities.

Starting the week of March 8, City Hall will reopen to the public Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The Parks & Recreation Administrative Office building will reopen to normal business hours 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. Municipal Court operations will remain on their current schedule and the Police Department and Fire Administration building remain open to the public. The Visitor Center will remain closed at this time. Starting the week of March 15, indoor Parks & Recreation facilities will reopen. Other Parks & Recreation service changes are as follows:

  • The Orchard Mesa Pool, 2736 Unaweep Avenue, will re-open on Monday March 15th with a capacity limited to 50 patrons with masks required unless in the water. All services at the pool will be available including lap swimming, aqua aerobics, Silver Sneakers classes, swim lessons and open swim.
  • The Bookcliff Activity Center, 540 29 1/4 Road, will re-open on Monday March 15th. All services will be available including drop-in activities (basketball, volleyball and ping pong) with masks required and programming described in the Spring Activity Guide found by online. The Hospitality Suite at the Stadium, 1315 North Avenue, will also open March 15th.
  • Outdoor facilities such as multipurpose fields, court facilities, park shelters, and softball/baseball fields remain open. Contractors and large user groups are allowed to reserve these facilities for upcoming seasons and programs so long as the sport is approved by either the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) and/or the Mesa County Health Department by applying best practices of mask wearing and limiting capacities.
  • The Spring 2021 Activity Guide was recently distributed with registration opening March 1st.  This details spring and some summer programs such as Adult Softball and Summer Camp programs that begin May 24 and run through the summer season. Registration opened March 1st for all summer camps.
  • The Senior Center will remain closed for the time being.

The City will continue to work with Mesa County Public Health to monitor the situation. The health and safety of the public and staff remains a top priority. As a reminder, most City business can be completed virtually or over the phone. A full list of services is available on our website.


Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Sr. Assistant to the City Manager | 970-244 1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org


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