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 2019

Salida Cyclones Swim Team

April 6 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 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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May 2019

Pilates

May 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

Join us for the fun class which will strength, lean and tone your muscles. After the class stay and soak for 30 min in our hot springs pools.

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Meditation @ BV Library

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2019

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

Meditation and discussion group. Learn to quiet your mind with instructor Michael Abdo

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Open Play Pickleball Summer 2019

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

River Park Tennis Courts Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$2

Ages: 16+   May 15-Sept 27  River Park Tennis Courts: $2/visit   Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00am-12:00pm This game mixes badminton, tennis, and ping pong skills creating a fun, low-impact sport for individuals of all ages and athletic backgrounds!  No experience required. Click Here to Register Online!

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Applied Horsemanship (Through Competition)

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

100 Elk Outdoor Center at A/U Ranches, 18325 County Road #366
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$600

From a foundation in western horsemanship, participants will learn and be able to execute basic horsemanship/equitation skills such as the stop and turn, then to apply those skills in various competitive and work-related formats, including gymkhana, cattle working, and the game of polocrosse - a game originally conceived of as a means of developing a more natural working seat while on horseback. There will be a culminating event(s) determined by the progress of participants that will challenge their newly developed…

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Youth Baseball League – 9U Machine Pitch

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Youth Baseball Field, 38.845694, -106.124012
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$45

BV Rec and Buena Vista Baseball Association have partnered to put on the Youth Baseball League! Players will be placed on volunteer-coached teams in the following divisions: 6U T-Ball, 9U Machine Pitch (Minors), and 12U Live Pitch (Majors). Machine Pitch (Minors) is for ages 7-9, as of 4/30/19. Practices for the Youth Baseball League will begin the week of May 13, as scheduled by the team coach. Machine pitch games will be on Monday & Wednesday evenings beginning on May…

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Monday Movement – Qigong @ BV Library

May 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until May 27, 2019

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

Qigong involves coordinated, slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and a calm meditative state of mind. Each class will include new exercises aimed at increasing flexibility and energy, promoting mental clarity and improving blood flow throughout the body. Instructor John Candea –licensed acupuncturist, yoga instructor and qigong practitioner for over 40 years. More info at: thresholdseminars.com

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Indoor Cycling

May 27 @ 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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Aqua Bikes

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Join this is high energy class performed to the music in a beautiful watery workout scene. It has many incredible benefits- high caloric burn, lean muscle-building, increased circulation, cellulite reduction- combined with a low impact on joints.   Call 719-395-2447 ext. 5 to reserve your spot.

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PiYo

May 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$4

A combination of Pilates and Yoga, this activity will help you stretch and strengthen your entire body! PiYo allows you to move at a moderate tempo from one pose to another! Classes are held in the Community Center, Pinon Room. $4 per visit or $20 for 6 visits. Registration: Drop in

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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 a Program

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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