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Derby Day

event detail caption Date: April 27, 2024 | 8:00 a.m.
event detail caption Location: E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park | 11800 Community Center Drive
event detail caption Parking: West Parking Lot of E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park or Northglenn Recreation Center


Derby Day Photo

Derby Day combines the annual Fishing Derby with a Bike Derby!

No registration is required to compete in the fishing contest. Remember the contest is for kids ages 2 to 14.   We will have goodie bags for the first 300 children that come. 

Fishing Contest
The Fishing contest is now FREE!  No registration is required. The first 300 kids will get a goodie bag. Anglers ages 2 to 14 are welcome to compete for prizes.  Official fishing times are 8:30 to 10 a.m.   Name and age required to measure a fish. If you need a break from fishing, visit the Division of Wildlife booth for fun facts about fishing in Colorado, join our bike derby presented by Live Well Northglenn OR learn about Roller Derby. 


  • Awards will be presented at 10:30 a.m. in six age categories and for the overall longest fish. 
  • Each winner will receive a fishing pole, tackle box and trophy.

What to Bring

Bring your own pole, tackle and bait as none will be provided.

Lawn chairs or picnic blanket recommended.

There will be goodie bags and snacks for participants, so come and be part of the excitement!

Bike Derby - Cancelled Due to Rain Forecast

  • Starting at 8:30 a.m., The Northglenn HEAL committee will host a free bike derby and obstacle course for youth.
  • Northglenn will provide the bikes and helmets for the derby. 
  • You can also learn how to make minor repairs to your bike during a free workshop.
  • A limited number of refurbished bicycles and new bike helmets will be given away at the event. 

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8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Fishing Derby Welcome! Goodie bags for the first 300 kids 
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Fishing
8:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m. Bike Clinic
10:30 a.m.  Derby Awards Ceremony 


The fishing contest is free this year, NO registration is required. Just come join the fun!  All HEAL, bike rodeo, and other activities and free and open to enjoy when you arrive.

For more details call 303.450.8935.