Parks and Recreation


We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our citizens and visitors through outdoor recreation, sports, community and fun.

Butte-Silver Bow Parks & Recreation at a glance:

  • Numerous playgrounds, a splash pad and wading pool;
  • Over 2 dozen parks and 13 pavilions/gazebos that are available to rent. Click Here to rent today! For questions, please contact Bob Lazzari at 406-497-6535.
  • Non-Profits can contact Bob Lazzari at 406-497-6535 for a fee waiver.
  • An urban trails system, ex-urban trails, and bike lane network;
  • The only dually managed municipal/National Forest Service park in the nation;
  • 2016 Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation Guide


Big things going on at Stodden Park.

Pickleball 2018/2019 Season 

Pickle Ball

Fall/Winter Pickleball is back at the Butte Civic Center Annex and we offer 3 courts to enjoy. Indoor Open Play will begin October 22nd at the Butte Civic Center Annex and will run through February 1st. The annex will be open Monday through Friday mornings from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM and Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM.

The fee is $5 per person per visit or $50 for the Fall/Winter Session.

Parks and Recreation will provide the nets, paddles and balls for each session or bring your own paddles and balls.

All players must complete and sign the Poster and Recreation/Activity Release Form before play starts. Roster and Recreation/Activity Forms are available HERE or at the Parks and Recreation office or the Butte Civic Center Main Office between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Spring Open Play will run February 4th- May 17th.

For information contact Bob Lazzari at or 497-6535.

Download Recreation/Activity Release Form (PDF)

Volleyball 2018/2019 Season


Fall Women’s Rec League: Women’s Rec League will begin on October 29th. The fee is $75 per team and all games will be played on Monday Nights at the Butte Civic Center Annex. This is an 8 week league with a single elimination tournament. All teams must complete the Recreation Activity/Release Form which is available HERE or at the Parks and Recreation Office or the Civic Center Main Office. Please note, each individual player must print their name and sign the form prior to their first game in order to participate.

For information contact Bob Lazzari at or 497-6535.

Download Recreation/Activity Release Form (PDF)

  1. J.P. Gallagher

    Phone: (406) 497-6571

  2. Bob Lazzari

    Recreation & Events Coordinator
    Phone: (406) 497-6535

  3. Kelly Dennehy

    Parks Superintendent
    Phone: (406) 497-6565

  4. Parks & Recreation

    Physical Address
    1340 Harrison Ave.
    Butte, MT 59701

    Phone: (406) 497-6565
    Fax: (406) 497-6404

Recreation Activity Forms and Guides

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