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June 2018

Elevate Soccer Camp: Striker/Keeper

June 18, 2018 - June 19, 2018
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Striker Keeper Ages U10 - U12 June 18-19 Mornings Prices and times vary. The camps will be led by Chaffee County United Director of Coaching Scott McFarland. Contact him at salida_soccer@hotmail.com for more information.

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Adventure Camp Session 1

June 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - June 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages: 5-12 June 25-28, Mon-Thurs, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Cost: $60/session Meet at the Community Center Adventures will include sports, crafts, field trips, bike rides, and snacks; each trip leading to a new adventure! Maximum of 12 kids so early registration is encouraged.  Registration Deadline: Monday, June 18 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Swim Lessons: Mount Princeton, Session 2

June 29, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, 15870 County Road 162
Nathrop, CO 81236 United States
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$60

June 18-20 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15-10:00 am Ages 4+ Cost: $60 Transportation provided for all sessions Meet at the Community Center Registration closes one week before sessions begin CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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July 2018

Noah’s Ark Adventures – Adventure Park

July 7, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 11:30 am
Noah’s Ark, 23910 US Hwy 285
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Ages: 7+ Cost: $40 for each adventure Cash in on these amazing locals discounts with Noah’s Ark! Participants under the age of 18 years old must have a parent present. Get ready to zip, jump, swing, and crawl your way through 66 unique challenges suspended alongside the Arkansas River.  Registration Deadline: June 28 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Girls Softball U14

July 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages 11-14 May 29 - July 14 U14 will practice on Mondays & Wednesdays. Practices will be from 9:00-11:00 am. Games: Mondays, Thursdays, and some Saturdays. U14 will use Fast Pitch. A pre-season skills clinic will be held Friday, May 18 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Registration Deadline: Friday, May 1 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Swim Lessons: Salida, Session 3

July 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 12, 2018

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, 410 W Rainbow Blvd
Salida, CO 81201 United States
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$60

July 2-12 (including July 4) Monday through Thursday, 9:00-11:30 am Ages 6+ Cost: $60 Transportation provided for all sessions Meet at the Community Center Registration closes one week before sessions begin CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Girls Softball U10

July 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

Ages 7-10 May 29 - July 14 U 10 will practice on Tuesdays & Fridays. Practices will be from 9:00-11:00 am. Games: Mondays, Thursdays, and some Saturdays. U10 will use Machine Pitch A pre-season skills clinic will be held Friday, May 18 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Registration Deadline: Friday, May 1 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Noah’s Ark Adventures – Rafting Trip

July 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Noah’s Ark, 23910 US Hwy 285
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Ages: 7+ Cost: $40 for each adventure Cash in on these amazing locals discounts with Noah’s Ark! Participants under the age of 18 years old must have a parent present. Paddle 10 miles of Colorado's Arkansas River through brown's Canyon National Monument and experience the fun and excitement of rafting several Class III-III+ whitewater rapids such as Pinball, Zoom Flume, and Raft Ripper.  Registration Deadline: July 5 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Noah’s Ark Adventures – Rock Climbing

July 15, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Noah’s Ark, 23910 US Hwy 285
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Ages: 7+ Cost: $40 for each adventure Cash in on these amazing locals discounts with Noah’s Ark! Participants under the age of 18 years old must have a parent present. An adventure with real rock, real challenge, and real opportunity! Nothing artificial here!  Registration Deadline: July 5 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Adventure Camp Session 2

July 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - July 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages: 5-12 July 23-26, Mon-Thurs, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Cost: $60/session Meet at the Community Center Adventures will include sports, crafts, field trips, bike rides, and snacks; each trip leading to a new adventure! Maximum of 12 kids so early registration is encouraged.  Registration Deadline: Monday, July 16 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Paddle on the Pond

July 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 31, 2018

McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$5

Ages: All ages Tuesdays in June and July 4:00-6:00 pm Cost: $5 donation Town Pond, McPhelemy Park BV Recreation and CKS are partnering for another season of Paddle on the Pond! $5 donation benefits the BV Rec scholarship fund. Parents must be present to sign a waiver. Registration: Drop in

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Concerts in the Park

July 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 31, 2018

McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Musicians from California, the east coast, and right here in the Arkansas River Valley will make sweet music for your listening pleasure. Bring the kids, bring your parents, bring a lawn chair and come enjoy the atmosphere of our free Concerts in the Park!

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Private Piano Lessons

July 31, 2018
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Weekly By Appointment
Buffalo Peaks Center, Unit 9, Buena Vista, 28350 CR 317
Buena Vista, 81211
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$25 – $45

Weekly piano lessons for Beginners and Intermediates available by appointment. Contact Teresa Roorda at 719-966-2470 to schedule. 

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August 2018

Elevate Soccer Academy Skills Camp

August 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until August 3, 2018

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

Join European and National Licensed Coach, Scott McFarland, for the inaugural Elevate Soccer Academy Skills Camp! Online registration is available here! Ages: U6-U12 July 30-August 3, Buena Vista River Park Soccer Field U6 & U8: 8:00-9:30am, $75 per participant U10 & U12: 10:00am-12:00pm, $100 per participant. For more information, contact Scott at salida_soccer@hotmail.com.

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Munchkin Drive-in Movie @ BV Library

August 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

We will be watching Pixar Shorts and enjoying some snacks while we sit in our own “homemade cars”!  Bring a box to sit in and we have the supplies to transform them into cars!  We will have some boxes so please come even if you don’t have a box!

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Swim Lessons: Mount Princeton, Session 4

August 10, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, 15870 County Road 162
Nathrop, CO 81236 United States
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$60

July 30 - August 10 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:15 - 10:00 am Ages 4+ Cost: $60 Transportation provided for all sessions Meet at the Community Center Registration closes one week before sessions begin CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Trail Building

August 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2018 at 9:00 am

Join the Buena Vista Singletrack Coalition for trail building. Construction of the new Broken Boyfriend Extension trail is underway and we need your help! No experience necessary and there is a job for every member of the family. Bring the kids, bring the couch potatoes, bring your smiles, but please - no pets. Come prepared with the following: · Hiking boots or other sturdy closed toed shoes · Work Gloves · Sunglasses or Safety Glasses · Water for the Day…

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September 2018

Autumn Color Run

September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$10 – $75

Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run. The ACR is BV's longest running race! Beautiful course and awesome finish line party.

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October 2018

Little Yogis @ BV Library

October 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

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

4-week pilot program, starting September 20th. Child & caregiver work together in this class. Balance, coordination and breathing technique will just be a small part of what you and your Little Yogi will get out of this class. Fun will be had by all! Bring a towel or yoga mat if you would like.

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Baby Sign Language @ BV Library

October 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

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

4-week pilot program starting September 20th Help bridge the gap of communication for you and your young ones.  Using sign allows your child to express him or herself with gestures before he or she is able to speak with words. It can also help toddlers express themselves when they are flooded with emotion.

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Fall Youth Soccer – U6

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$50

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 17. The U6 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2013-December 31, 2014. Practices will be on Thursdays, 3:45-4:30pm at the Soccer Field. A second practice time will be added if the age…

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Fall Youth Soccer – U8

October 13, 2018 @ 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 October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

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

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 17. The U8 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2011-December 31, 2012. Practices will be on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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Fall Youth Soccer – U10

October 13, 2018 @ 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 October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

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

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 17. The U10 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2009-December 31, 2010. Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00-6:15pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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Fall Youth Soccer – U12

October 13, 2018 @ 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 October 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

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

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 17. The U12 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2007-December 31, 2008. Practices will be on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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BV Bash Youth Recreational Soccer Tournament

October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map

BV Bash is a recreational tournament. The purpose of this tournament is to provide a fun environment for recreational youth players to play games against a wide variety of teams. 3 game guarantee. All games will be played on Saturday, October 20 in the Buena Vista River Park. All players will receive a BV Bash water bottle, and the first place team in each age group will receive a prize. The Registration Deadline is Friday, October 12. The team registration…

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November 2018

Artist Reception at the BVPL

November 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

"Meet and Greet" 3 local artists displaying at the Buena Vista Public Library in November: Photographer Leigh Holloway, Wood Sculptor Will Jansma and Photographer Jim Greene Refreshments will be served

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December 2018

Youth Basketball League (Grades K-2)

December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 3, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & Girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams. Practices for Grades K-2 will be led by BV Rec. Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1. Grades K-2 will practice on Mondays at Darren Patterson Christian Academy. Girls will practice from 6:00-6:45pm, and Boys will practice from 7:00-7:45pm. Each team will play 6 Saturday games at Avery Parsons Elementary. Volunteers are need! Please contact Shane at 395-1939…

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Youth Basketball League (Grades 3-4)

December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 6, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & Girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams. Practices for Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will be led by BVHS Basketball Coaches. Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1. Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will practice on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm. Girls will practice at Darren Patterson Christian Academy, and Boys will practice at Buena Vista High School. Each team will play 6 Saturday games. Typically, Girls will have…

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Youth Basketball League (Grades 5-6)

December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 6, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & Girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams. Practices for Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will be led by BVHS Basketball Coaches. Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1. Grades 3-4 & 5-6 will practice on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm. Girls will practice at Darren Patterson Christian Academy, and Boys will practice at Buena Vista High School. Each team will play 6 Saturday games. Girls and Boys will…

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January 2019

Drive-in Movie Night

January 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Thursday, January 3rd @ 6pm We will be watching a variety of short films from our new streaming database Kanopy and enjoying some snacks while we sit in our own “homemade cars”!  Bring a box to sit in and we have the supplies to transform them into cars!  We will have a few boxes so please come even if you don’t have a box! Fun for the whole family…films will be suited for 0-5yrs old.

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Cubelets Workshop

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Wednesday, January 16th 2-4pm Cubelets robot blocks are invading the Buena Vista Public Library! Come see firsthand how much fun building little robots can be!  Cubelets robot blocks are fun and engaging for kids and adults alike. Simply snap the blocks together and watch your robot burst to life. Let's build robots that drive, spin, light up and make noises. For even more fun add LEGO blocks and tell a story with your robot creation. Cubelets are a great way…

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Nuggets Skills Challenge

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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FREE!

Ages: 6-13 (as of 4/30/19)   FREE! Nuggets Skills Challenge provides the youth of Colorado with a statewide basketball competition testing their skills in dribbling, passing and shooting. There are four age divisions:  6/7, 8/9, 10/11 and 12/13 for both boys and girls. The top scorer in each age group will advance to a Sectional Competition, with a chance to compete at the State Championship. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE WAIVER ONLINE

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February 2019

Cubelets Workshop

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Early Release Day Wednesday, February 6th 2-4pm Cubelets robot blocks are invading the Buena Vista Public Library! Come see firsthand how much fun building little robots can be!  Cubelets robot blocks are fun and engaging for kids and adults alike. Simply snap the blocks together and watch your robot burst to life. Let's build robots that drive, spin, light up and make noises. For even more fun add LEGO blocks and tell a story with your robot creation. Cubelets are…

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March 2019

Youth Cross Country Ski League

March 8 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45 pm on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

Collegiate Peaks Campground Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$70

Grades: K-12   $70/participant Join experienced instructors from Buena Vista Mountain Adventures for the Youth Ski League! Whether you're new to the idea, or an experienced skier, come and join the fun of Cross Country Skiing! Gear Rental is available for an additional $15. Gear Checkout Day will be Friday, January 11 from 3:30-5:30pm at the Community Center. Registration Deadline: Friday, January 11 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

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Youth Open Gym Indoor Soccer

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 18, 2019

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$2

Ages: 7-12   $2/visit Bring your friends and practice your soccer skills while there is still snow on the ground! A supervisor will be present to collect payment and organize games. Parents will need to sign a waiver before players will be allowed to participate. Players should wear non-marking athletic shoes and shin guards. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE WAIVER ONLINE

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Creative Dance

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

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

Dance, Rhythm & Movement. 4-week pilot program Thursdays @ 10am

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Demon Diggers Volleyball – Grades 2-5

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Grades: 2-5   $40 per participant The BVHS Volleyball and BV Rec are working together to put on the Demon Diggers Volleyball program. This coed youth volleyball program will consist of camp-style practices led by BVHS Volleyball coaches and players. The focus of the program will be to teach fundamental volleyball skills in a fun environment. Participants will practice and play with players of similar age and ability, but will not have a set team. All players will receive a program…

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Demon Diggers Volleyball – Grades 6-8

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$40

Grades: 6-8   $40 per participant The BVHS Volleyball and BV Rec are working together to put on the Demon Diggers Volleyball program. This coed youth volleyball program will consist of camp-style practices led by BVHS Volleyball coaches and players. The focus of the program will be to teach fundamental volleyball skills in a fun environment. Participants will practice and play with players of similar age and ability, but will not have a set team. All players will receive a program…

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April 2019

Tumbling Tots

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2019

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages: 3-5   $60 per 6-week program    Session 1: January 14-February 18; Session 2: February 25-April 1 BV Rec and the Salida Circus have partnered to bring circus programs to Buena Vista! Youth in this program will learn basic tumbles, rolls, crawls, and climbing, while also developing balance, strength, and motor skills. The program will be led by Salida Circus Founder Jennifer Dempsey. Registration Deadline: Session 1: Monday, January 7; Session 2: Monday, February 18 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SESSION…

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Circus Skills

April 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2019

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages: 6-12   $60 per 6-week program    Session 1: January 14-February 18; Session 2: February 25-April 1 BV Rec and the Salida Circus have partnered to bring circus programs to Buena Vista! This program will offer training and fun while working on skills such as juggling, tumbling, body balancing and more! The program will be led by Salida Circus Founder Jennifer Dempsey. Registration Deadline: Session 1: Monday, January 7; Session 2: Monday, February 18 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SESSION 1…

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Reading to Rover @ BV Library

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 23, 2019

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

Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm Do you want your child to build confidence & fluency in their reading? Then our reading dog program is perfect!  We have friendly dogs that will sit with them, one-on-one, while they read.  We will have 15-minute time blocks for them and their dog of the day. Any reading level or age is welcome.

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Reading to Rover @ BV Library

April 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

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

Do you want your child to build confidence & fluency in their reading? Then our reading dog program is perfect!  We have friendly dogs that will sit with them, one-on-one, while they read.  We will have 15-minute time blocks for them and their dog of the day. Any reading level or age is welcome. Spots are limited, so please come in and  sign-up.

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May 2019

Fun Runs

May 15 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2019 at 3:15 pm

One event on March 20, 2019 at 3:15 pm

One event on April 24, 2019 at 3:15 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 3:15 pm

Avery Parsons Elementary School, 516 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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FREE!

Ages: All   FREE! Anyone and everyone is invited to the Fun Runs! Join BV Rec, APE, and Boys & Girls club for a mile fun run on the River Park Trails!

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Spring Youth Soccer – U6

May 18 @ 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, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

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

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, March 8. The U6 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2013-December 31, 2014. Practices will be on Thursdays, 4:00-4:45pm at the Youth Baseball Field. A second practice time will be added if the…

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Spring Youth Soccer – U8

May 18 @ 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, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

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

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, March 8. The U8 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2011-December 31, 2012. Practices will be on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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Spring Youth Soccer – U10

May 18 @ 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, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

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

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, March 8. The U10 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2009-December 31, 2010. Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:15-6:30pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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Spring Youth Soccer – U12

May 18 @ 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 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

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

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, March 8. The U12 Age Group is for players born January 1, 2007-December 31, 2008. Practices will be on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm at the Soccer Field. Games will be played on Saturdays in Buena…

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Circus Skills

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

Avery Parsons Elementary School, 516 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

BV Rec and the Buena Vista Circus are offering a Circus Skills Class for ages 6-15. The class will feature juggling, partner acrobatics, unicycle, stilt walking, hula hooping, and more! Class will be held from 2:00-3:00pm on Saturdays at Avery Parsons Elementary School Gym. Each session is $50 for 5-weeks of class. Registration Deadline: Friday, April 12 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE![/button

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Intermediate Aerial & Tumbling

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Avery Parsons Elementary School, 516 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

BV Rec and the Buena Vista Circus are offering two Intermediate Aerial & Tumbling Classes. The class will enhance your skills on static trapeze, aerial silks, lyra, tumbling and partner acrobatics and help improve flexibility and strength. Session #1 will be for ages 11+ and will be held from 12:00-1:00pm on Saturdays. Session #2 will be for ages 3-10 and will be held from 2:00-3:00pm on Saturdays. All sessions will be held at Avery Parsons Elementary School Gym. Each session…

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Game On

May 20 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45 pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Mondays @ 3:45pm 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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Tots Aerial & Tumbling

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$50

BV Rec and the Buena Vista Circus are offering two Tots Aerial & Tumbling Classes for ages 3-5. The class will feature static trapeze, lyra, aerial silks, tumbling, partner acrobatics and circus basics. The Monday session will be from 4:00-5:00pm at Buena Vista Community Center, and the Saturday session will be from 1:00-2:00pm at Avery Parsons Elementary School Gym. Each session is $50 for 5-weeks of class. Registration Deadline: Friday, April 12 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE SATURDAY SESSIONS!…

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Beginner’s Aerial & Tumbling

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$50

BV Rec and the Buena Vista Circus are offering two Beginner's Aerial & Tumbling Classes for ages 6-15. The class will feature static trapeze, lyra, aerial silks, tumbling, partner acrobatics and circus basics such as juggling, unicycle & hula hooping. The Monday session will be from 5:00-6:00pm at Buena Vista Community Center, and the Saturday session will be from 12:00-1:00pm at Avery Parsons Elementary School Gym. Each session is $50 for 5-weeks of class. Registration Deadline: Friday, April 12 CLICK…

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Boy Scouts Troop 67

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Congregational United Church of Christ, 217 Crossman Ave
Buena Vista, 81211
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$2

Year-round leadership and character development program for boys ages 11-18 or in grades 6-12. We meet weekly on Tuesday nights from 6:30pm-8:00pm with additional outdoor activities about once a month, including camping, backpacking, bikepacking, skiing, and fishing. We go to summer camp together for a week.

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Tunes & Tots @ BV Library

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

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

Wednesdays @ 10am Music & movement for kid's birth to 5yrs old.

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Tunes & Tots @ BV Library

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

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

Music & Movement 0-~5yrs old Wednesdays @ 10am Click Here for More Information!  

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Mini Monets @ BV Library

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

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

Arts & crafts for younger kids. Come create & explore a variety of arts. Preschool age.

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Story Time @ BV Library

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

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

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

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June 2019

GARNA Stream Explorers in Buena Vista – 2019

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2019

One event on June 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

GARNA and Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited are teaming up for another year of Stream Explorers to connect youth to the river in their backyard. This four class program is open to middle school youth who are in 5th through 8th grade. Participants will discover the secret lives of creatures that live in the river, perform aquatic behavior experiments, gain experience with fly casting, and learn to tie their own flies. Class 1:  Intro to Stream Conservation. Investigate aquatic invertebrates through experiments in the classroom…

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Webelos Scouts

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Congregational United Church of Christ, 217 Crossman Ave
Buena Vista, 81211
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$50

Cub Scouts for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls meet twice a week during the school year, with an additional outdoor activity about once a month. Cost is $50 for the year plus some event fees.

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98th Annual Collegiate Peaks Stamped Rodeo – 2019

June 9 @ 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Rodeo Grounds, Gregg Dr, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$8 – $15

The 98th Annual Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 8th – Sunday, June 9th, 2019 in Buena Vista, Colorado. This Buena Vista rodeo is held at Rodeo Grounds. Come out for Rodeo Week in Colorado for seven days of fun at the Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo! Horseback riding, shooting sports, fishing, hiking, children's events and much more will take place before the annual Buena Vista Collegiate Peaks Rodeo on Saturday! Tickets: Adults $15/$12 pre-sale                 Youth (6-12 y/o) $10/$8…

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Circus Skills Session 1 Summer 2019

June 11 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

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

Aerial/Circus Skills Session 1 – Ages 3-9  $50 Tuesdays, 4:15-5:15pm June 4-July 9 (No Class June 25), Community Center Featuring static trapeze, lyra, aerial silks, tumbling, partner acrobatics and circus basics such as juggling, unicycle, stilt walking, hula hooping and more. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 28; Min: 4, Max: 10 Click Here to Register for Aerial/Circus Skills Session 1 Ages 3-9 Classes Online     Aerial/Circus Skills  Session 1  – Ages 10+  $50 Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm June 4-July 9 (No Class…

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Paddle on the Pond

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Ages: All ages Tuesdays in June and July 4:00-6:00 pm Cost: FREE!  (A $5 donation is suggested) Town Pond, McPhelemy Park Buena Vista Recreation partners with CKS to host Paddle on the Pond in McPhelemy Park every Tuesday in June and July. CKS brings paddle boards and necessary equipment to enjoy the pond. For participants under the age of 18, a parent must be present to sign a liability waiver before participating. Registration: Drop in

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Youth Baseball League – 9U Machine Pitch

June 12 @ 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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Youth Baseball League – 6U T-Ball

June 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$40

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). T-Ball is for ages 4-6, as of 4/30/19. Practices for the Youth Baseball League will begin the week of May 13, as scheduled by the coach. T-Ball games will be on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30pm from June 5-26. Registration for the Youth Baseball…

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Swimming Lessons – 2019

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until June 13, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until July 11, 2019

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Ages 6+    $60 per participant The Buena Vista Recreation Department is working with Salida Recreation and Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort to provide transportation to swimming lessons. Participants will meet at the BV Community Center each morning to ride the bus to Salida or Mount Princeton, and be dropped off back at the Community Center after each lesson. Participants are expected to change clothes before and after swimming. Sessions 1 & 2 will be with Salida Recreation and Sessions…

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AHRA Junior Rangers – 2019

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

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

WHO:              Kids ages 5 – 11 are invited WHAT:            Join the fun and excitement this summer with the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Junior Rangers Program! WHY:              Because it is awesome to live life outdoors in Colorado! HOW:              Kids 5-11 are invited to show up ready for adventure.  Be ready to get dirty, wet and messy!  Our park naturalist will guide you to exploration, discovery and fun!     WHERE / WHEN:       BUENA VISTA: …

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Youth Baseball League – 12U Live Pitch

June 13 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 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). Live Pitch (Majors) is for ages 10-12, as of 4/30/19. Practices for the Youth Baseball League will begin the week of May 13, as scheduled by the team coach. Live pitch games will be on Tuesday & Thursday evenings beginning on May…

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Spanish Classes – 2019

June 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Conversational Spanish classes for kids, teens, and adults are now available through BV Rec! Instructor Angelee Hodges is an experienced Language Acquisition Specialist and has taught English and Spanish for over 5 years in both the United States and Mexico. Classes would focus on all four domains of language (speaking, listening, reading and writing) as well as cultural background and content. Participants will need to bring a notebook, pencil, and folder to all classes. Registration Deadline: Monday, June 10 Conversational…

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Concerts in the Park – 2019

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Thursday Concerts in the Park showcase local and regional performers at the beautiful McPhelemy Park right on the Buena Vista Town Pond. Gather your friends and family, pack a picnic, grab your beach chair and come enjoy the atmosphere of our free Concerts in the Park! Thursdays in June and July from 6:00-7:30pm Note: Due to Town of Buena Vista Festivities on July 4th, live music will be held from 2:00-6:00pm. Donations to musicians are always appreciated Click Here to…

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Girls Softball 2019 – 14U

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until July 13, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 13, 2019

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

The Girls Softball League is back for Summer 2019! The Girls Softball Program is available for girls ages 7-18, as of December 31, 2018. Players will be played on volunteer-coached teams in the 10U, 14U, and 18U Age Divisions. 10U will use Machine Pitch, and 14U & 18U will use Fast Pitch. Games will be played in Buena Vista, Salida, Woodland Park, Gunnison, and other communities as scheduled. A pre-season Skills Clinic will be held on Friday, May 17 from…

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Girls Softball 2019 – 18U

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 13, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 13, 2019

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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*Please note that this registration only indicates the participant's interested in play 18U Girls Softball. We will need at least 12 participants to form a team. A registration fee will be determined when the team and the schedule is created.* The Girls Softball League is back for Summer 2019! The Girls Softball Program is available for girls ages 7-18, as of December 31, 2018. Players will be played on volunteer-coached teams in the 10U, 14U, and 18U Age Divisions. 10U…

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Girls Softball 2019 – 10U

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 13, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 13, 2019

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

The Girls Softball League is back for Summer 2019! The Girls Softball Program is available for girls ages 7-18, as of December 31, 2018. Players will be played on volunteer-coached teams in the 10U, 14U, and 18U Age Divisions. 10U will use Machine Pitch, and 14U & 18U will use Fast Pitch. Games will be played in Buena Vista, Salida, Woodland Park, Gunnison, and other communities as scheduled. A pre-season Skills Clinic will be held on Friday, May 17 from…

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Rockies Skills Challenge 2019

June 15 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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FREE!

Ages: 6-13 (as of 12/31/19) Cost: FREE! Buena Vista Softball Field This FREE event is an awesome chance to test out your skills! See how fast you can run the bases, how far you can hit, and how far you can throw. The top boy and the girl in each age group will advance to the sectional competition! No metal spike shoes will be permitted, only sneakers or plastic/rubber cleats. You are allowed to bring your own bat if you…

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