DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Jerry Royther

Title:
Oral History Interview with Jerry Royther
Creator:
None specified
Date:
2006-09-18
Type:
Sound Recording, Sound Recording
Description:
Jerry Royther served as director of parks and recreation starting in 1978. 'We tried to balance parks around the City, building first in one quadrant, then another." The balancing act was difficult at times, he said, especially with twenty-eight subdivisions developing and everybody wanting their park first." Royther talks of development of parks, recreation centers and partnership with Hyland Hills Recreation District. Park names connection with Westminster, England.