Swift Ponds

Colorado Youth Outdoors owns the premier 240 acre outdoor education and recreation campus in Colorado. There is no other like it!  Located in Northeastern Colorado, between Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley, Swift Pond’s is ideally positioned to serve the families and communities in this region.  The campus houses 12 stocked fishing ponds, a five house trap range, a half mile archery range, 50 acres of agriculture, moist soil and pollinator managed units, an outdoor pavilion and an 8500 square foot education facility.  208 acres of the property are under a conservation easement held by Colorado Open lands.  This facility is ideal for meeting our mission of building relationships through traditional outdoor recreation.  In our history, Swift ponds has hosted impactful educational programs, as well as ,corporate team building and community events, company picnics and fundraising events including our annual Scoot barn dance and Maverick horseshoe tournament, and even an occasional wedding.


Partner Programs such as non-profit organizations and schools that work toward the CYO’s mission of building healthy relationships. Partner Programs often utilize CYO programming. $150 Per Day

Non Partner Programs:

Corporate and Private Events that rent Swift Ponds only for special events. Events up to 50 people $300 per day. Events over 50 people $600 per day


Please contact Brad Wright at 970-663-0800 or bwright@coloradoyo.org to make a facility rental request. Or, use the form below:

Swift Ponds Reservation Request