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Children Youth and Families Building

City Facilities Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Longmont city government observes the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23. On Thursday all City facilities will be CLOSED, but the Longmont Recreation Center will offer a “Fitness Buffet” from 7 to 11 am on Thanksgiving. Those age 14 and older can choose from a variety of fitness classes, use the cardio machines and weight room, and swim laps. Regular admission fees; call 303-774-4800 for information. On Friday the Rec Center and the Ice Pavilion will be open. Thursday trash, recycling and composting will be
collected on Friday.

Our Mission

"To inspire and empower children, youth and families to be active, responsible members of society while strengthening the connection with the community."


We Offer:

Professional Counseling - Short-term counseling services are provided to help youth and/or their families assess issues, set goals, improve communication, mediate conflicts and provide a direction for the future. Services include individual, group and family counseling, assessment and referral follow up, and coordination of community and school services. Services can be accessed through the Children, Youth and Families facility. Bilingual (English/Spanish) services provided.

Family Support - 
 Families are assisted in accessing various resources available in the community. Services helps families assess needs while strengthening family bonds. Potential family issues might include, but are not limited to, legal issues, school issues, economic concerns, and parent/child conflict. Bilingual (English/Spanish) services provided.

Nurturing Parenting Classes

Parents Involved in Education (PIE)

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Longmont city government observes the Veterans Day holiday on Monday, November 12. All City facilities will be CLOSED except the Longmont Recreation Center, the St. Vrain Memorial Building, and the Ice Pavilion, which will be open regular hours. Trash, recycling and composting will be collected one day later than usual through the week.
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Youth Development - Children and youth are provided experiences that build developmental assets in areas such as communication, teamwork, youth relationships, community service, grant making, political advocacy and improving community. Programs are focused on providing children and youth with key experiences that help them to grow into productive and contributing members of our community or any community in which they choose to reside. This area also includes the coordination of the St. Vrain Valley response to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Bilingual (English/Spanish) services provided.

The Zone – After School, School Day Off, and Summer Program

Youth Council

Youth Original Recording Studio (YORS)

High School Zone

All Out Youth

Abriendo Puertas Leadership Group


Community Problem Solving - This area focuses on working with the community on issues that they have identified that relate to youth. Current focus areas are gang prevention and intervention and post secondary preparation. Services provided by the Gang Response and Intervention Program (GRIP), and ASPIRE Post Secondary Planning. Bilingual (English/Spanish) services provided.

GRIP (Gang Response and Intervention Program)

ASPIRE Post Secondary Planning


Early Education - Bright EYES (Early Years Education Stewards) is a community based early childhood coalition that is focusing on implementing strategies in Longmont to help young children get ready for school and ready for life. Improving school readiness means ensuring that children have access to resources and opportunities to improve their health, language and cognitive skills, and their social-emotional development. Bilingual (English/Spanish) services provided.

Mayor's Book Club

Family Literacy Training

Reading League

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