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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April 2020

Steep Snow Climbing Clinic

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map

Steep Snow Climbing Clinic MOUNTAINEERING SKILLS FOR CLIMBING 14ERS SPEND A DAY LEARNING HOW TO CLIMB IN STEEP SNOW. PRACTICE MAKING SNOW ANCHORS AND SETTING UP SIMPLE ROPE SYSTEMS. This 1-day clinic introduces participants to the climbing techniques and basic ropework necessary for moderate and steep snow objectives. Participants will practice climbing on firm snow with crampons and an ice ax, and learn how to self-arrest with the ice ax. www.bvmountainadventures.com/ski-and-ride-courses/#Steep-Snow-Climbing-Clinic

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Spring Youth Soccer 2020 – 2014-2015 (U6) Age Group

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Youth Baseball Field, 38.845694, -106.124012
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

Spring Youth Soccer League Boys and Girls, Born 2008-2015 $50 for U6, $60 for U8, $65 for U10 & U12 March 16-May 16 Weekday Practices, Games on Saturdays Buena Vista River Park BV Rec is excited to bring you the spring season of the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 6. The 2014-2015 (U6) Age…

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Spring Youth Soccer 2020 – 2012-2013 (U8) Age Group

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$60

Spring Youth Soccer League Boys and Girls, Born 2008-2015 $50 for U6, $60 for U8, $65 for U10 & U12 March 16-May 16 Weekday Practices, Games on Saturdays Buena Vista River Park BV Rec is excited to bring you the spring season of the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 6. The 2012-2013 (U8) Age…

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Spring Youth Soccer 2020 – 2010-2011 (U10) Age Group

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$65

Spring Youth Soccer League Boys and Girls, Born 2008-2015 $50 for U6, $60 for U8, $65 for U10 & U12 March 16-May 16 Weekday Practices, Games on Saturdays Buena Vista River Park BV Rec is excited to bring you the spring season of the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 6. The 2010-2011 (U10) Age…

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Spring Youth Soccer 2020 – 2008-2009 (U12) Age Group

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$65

Spring Youth Soccer League Boys and Girls, Born 2008-2015 $50 for U6, $60 for U8, $65 for U10 & U12 March 16-May 16 Weekday Practices, Games on Saturdays Buena Vista River Park BV Rec is excited to bring you the spring season of the Youth Soccer League! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in U6, U8, U10, and U12 age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 6. The 2008-2009 (U12) Age…

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Open Gym Pickleball – Spring 2020

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until April 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 27, 2020

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   January 3-April 27   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. Click Here to sign the BV Rec Waiver Online

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Tennis with the Rocky Mountain Racquet Club

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 26, 2020

Buena Vista High School, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$20

During the winter time, tennis is played indoors at the Buena Vista High School gym. October thru April on Sundays at 3:00pm until 4:30pm. The annual dues are $20.00 per person. Unlimited play time. In the summer time, tennis is played outdoors at the Buena Vista tennis courts, May thru September. Tuesdays and Thursdays- 7:00am until 10:00am. Wednesday evenings 6:30pm until 8:30pm. Tennis lessons are available. For more information contact Robert A. Martinez at 719-395-3166 or email sharob1963@msn.com.

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Open Gym Volleyball – Spring 2020

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 12, 2020

Buena Vista High School, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$3

Open Gym Volleyball Coed   Ages 16+   $3 Per Visit   Sundays, 6:00-8:00pm   February 9-April 12 Drop by the BVHS gym on Sunday evenings this winter for Open Gym Volleyball! Please note the updated play time. CLICK HERE FOR TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Zumba

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Buena Vista Dance Studio, 111 Mill St
Buena Vista, 81211
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Come join the Zumba® fitness craze!   Latin inspired dance will get you in shape with out you even knowing it! The moves are easy and fun! You will sweat! You will dance! And you will have fun! No experience necessary and their are modifications for every level, just let your instructor know. The Salida Dance Studio has sprung wood floors that are easy on your body. So no excuses join today! This class focuses on cardio and a little…

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Yoga

April 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

peak fitness, 620 Antero Circle
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$8

This class will help participants gain improved flexibility, balance, strength and posture while incorporating beginner and intermediate yoga poses with stretching. 

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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! 

Submit an Event

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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