Get fit, have fun, and play in beautiful Buena Vista, Colorado!

BV REC works with local enthusiasts, instructors, businesses and citizens, and currently provides over 75 athletic, cultural, and expeditionary activities. We know you’ll find something here you’ll like! If what you’re looking for isn’t offered, we will work with you to find out where it is offered or what might be required to get it going.

Programs

Athletics

Sports leagues or recurring athletic programs. This includes softball, basketball, volleyball, pickleball, and other recreational and competitive leagues.

Outdoor Rec

Nature-based programs aimed at community engagement & conservation like group bike rides, 4x4 meet ups, cross country skiing, or trail building.

Fitness

Organized activities aimed at physical fitness and health. This includes yoga, group workout classes, swimming, gymnastics, martial arts, and more.

Special Events

Local community events that focus on recreation activities. Examples include concerts, tournaments & races.

Special Interests

Fun programs geared toward special topics of interest like bridge, seniors, dog lovers, or children's play groups.

Fine Arts

Recurring activities focused on artistic expression such as weekly art classes, music lessons, and dance classes.

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July 2019

Salida Cyclones Swim Team

July 27 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 3, 2019

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, 410 W Rainbow Blvd
Salida, CO 81201 United States
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Are you able to swim one length of the pool on your front (freestyle) and one length of the pool on your back (backstroke)? Boys and girls ages 5 to 18 are invited to join the Salida Cyclones Summer Swim Team. This 2017 State Champion swim team features excellent coaching and a lot of fun! Practices start in April and run through July. Try out practices for a month to see if swim team is right for your child. Buena…

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August 2019

Learn to swim!

August 14 @ 8:30 am - November 18 @ 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

One event on September 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, 15870 County Road 162
Nathrop, CO 81236 United States
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$50 – $65

Join us this summer to learn to swim in natural hot springs pools. All our instructors are American Red Cross certified, they have great experience and they loooove teaching.  Check out more details here: http://mtprinceton.com/learn-to-swim

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November 2019

Open Gym Pickleball Fall 2019 Darren Patterson Christian Academy

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$3

Open Gym Pickleball – Ages: 16+   $3/visit   October 4-December 30   Sundays, 1:00-4:00pm; Mondays, 9:00am-12:00pm; Fridays, 5:00-9:00pm   Darren Patterson Christian Academy This game mixes badminton, tennis, and ping pong skills creating a fun, active, low-impact sport for individuals of all ages and athletic backgrounds! No experience required.

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Monday Morning Art

November 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$1

Artists of all mediums are welcome! Bring your projects to the Aspen Room at the Community Center and socialize while you work. Registration fee is $1 per visit. Ages: 18 and up Register at the door

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Circus Classes Fall Session 2 2019

November 18 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45 pm on Monday, repeating until November 18, 2019

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

Circus School Classes with the Buena Vista Circus – Ages 3-6 and Ages 7+ $50, Mondays October 21- November 18 3:45-4:45pm and 4:00-6:00pm Juggling, hula hoop, unicycle, stilts, walking globe, tumbling, partnering acrobatics, plus so much more Ages 3-6 3:45-4:45pm Click Here to Register Online for Fall Session 2 2019 Ages 3-6 Circus School Classes Ages 7+ 5:00-600pm Click Here to Register Online for Fall Session 2 2019 Ages 7+ Circus School Classes   Registration Deadline: October 14 Min: 4,…

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Game On @ BV Library

November 18 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on November 18, 2019 at 3:45 pm

One event on November 25, 2019 at 3:45 pm

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Chess, Board Games & Cards… Come challenge your mind and your friends with a variety of games! Chess instruction still available. All ages.

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Intermediate Combo @ BV Dance Studio

November 18 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Buena Vista Dance Studio, 111 Mill St
Buena Vista, 81211
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www.dancebv.com Room: BVDS 111 Mill St. Intermediate Combo class includes ballet, tap & tumbling for dancers moving up from Beginning Combo! Ambitious 4+ year olds welcome. (Must be potty trained and 4 by Sept. 1st). This class is 45 minutes long. This class is offered at BOTH studios so please pay attention to which "room" you are registering for! $525 per year. Price includes costume, registration and recital fees. (Recital tickets are additional) All enrollments require a $100 non-refundable deposit.…

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Beginning Ballet

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Buena Vista Dance Studio, 111 Mill St
Buena Vista, 81211
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Description:www.dancebv.com Room: BVDS 111 Mill St. Instructor: Jaime Beginning Ballet is recommended for beginning dancers who are graduating from Intro to Ballet or any dancer new to ballet, atlas 6 years of age. This class is offered at BOTH studios so please pay attention to which "room" you are registering for! $700 per year. Price includes costume, registration and recital fees. (Recital tickets are additional) All enrollments require a $100 non-refundable deposit. (Autopay monthly payment plan available with valid credit…

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Indoor Cycling

November 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, 15870 County Road 162
Nathrop, CO 81236 United States
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$10

Join our Indoor Cycling class! It's designed for all levels and it offers challenging opportunity to get your heart pumping, burn serious calories and leave you with a feeling of accomplishment and perhaps a desire to be out on the road. AND you don’t have to wear a helmet. 

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Power Yoga Basics

November 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Empower Yoga Studio, BV Square 301 E. Main St. Unit 235
Buena Vista, 81211
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Power Of Basics- Empower Yoga Workshop  This November workshop will cover 5-6 poses each week. In addition to alignment cues and hands-on assisting, you will learn the how to’s and why’s of breath (ujjayi) and focus (drishti), and much more.  When: Every Monday in November 5:30pm-6:45pm Who: Beginner to Intermediate students. Anyone wanting to learn yoga/power yoga or deepen their current practice.  Drop in for one class or attend all sessions, you choose. We can’t wait to see you then!  Reserve your…

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As you explore local programs online, you can sign up instantly! You can also print this Program Registration Form and return it by mail (PO Box 2002, Buena Vista, CO 81211) or drop it off at Town Hall (210 E Main Street). Please contact us or the specific program organizer with any questions! 

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This website is intended to be a one-stop source for all things recreational in Buena Vista. In addition to programs hosted by the Town of Buena Vista Recreation Department, other organizations are welcome to submit programs that fall within the mission statement of the Recreation Advisory Board.

Program Proposals

We’d love to hear your ideas for new programs that inspire a variety of interests, including sports, music, and fine arts. Please submit your ideas for events and activities that promote community development through positive social interaction and facilitate stewardship of our outdoor recreation resources.

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Refunds

Refunds for recreation programs will be given if a participant withdraws before the registration deadline for the program. Refunds may be given if a participant withdraws after the registration deadline due to a medical or family emergency. Refunds will not be granted for program cancellations due to inclement weather or other circumstances beyond the control of the Recreation Department.

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