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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June 2019

Salida Cyclones Swim Team

June 1 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 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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Learn to Swim at Mt Princeton!

June 17 @ 8:30 am - September 21 @ 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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September 2019

Open Play Pickleball Summer 2019

September 20 @ 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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Pilates

September 20 @ 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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Story Time @ BV Library

September 20 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

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

Come enjoy a book & interactive play. A great way to build early literacy, creativity and social skills! Free Fridays 10am & 11:15am

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Glassblowing with Barry Stevens 2019

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 1, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Vulcan Glass Studio, 33109 county road 361
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$55

Glassblowing with Barry Stevens – Ages: 13+   $55/session   Fridays, 6:00-8:00pm   Sept 20, Oct 4, Oct 18, Nov 1, Nov 15, Dec 6, Dec 20   Vulcan Glass Art Studio   Min 2, Max 6 This class is designed to give students a grounding in the basics of glassblowing by creating a small piece of wearable jewelry. The focus of each session will on learning to manipulate molten glass. Close toed shoes are required! Instructor Barry Stevens has 14 years of glassblowing experience…

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Full Moon Yoga

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

3/20/19, 8pm-9pm Join us for the Full Moon Yoga classes. Get out from the studio and experience practicing asanas in the mineral hot springs pool, under the stars and closer to nature. After the class enjoy free soak until closing. 

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2019 Fall Youth Soccer – U6

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 12, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 12, 2019

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

Fall Youth Soccer is here!  BV Rec is working with the Buena Vista Youth Soccer Association to bring you 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, August 16. The U6 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2014-December 31, 2015. Practices will be on Thursdays, 4:00-4:45pm at the Youth Baseball Field starting August 29. A…

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2019 Fall Youth Soccer – U10

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 12, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 12, 2019

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

Fall Youth Soccer is here!  BV Rec is working with the Buena Vista Youth Soccer Association to bring you 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, August 16. The U10 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2010-December 31, 2011. Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:15-6:30pm at the Soccer Field starting August 27.…

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1st Annual Expression Session Skate Competition 2019

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Skate Park, 723 Cedar Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$5

Registration opens 30 minutes before competition at Skate Park, cash or check only.

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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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