We hope to offer as much of our typical programming as we can, but we will only operate under guidelines that will allow us to recreate safely. Most programs will likely be modified and have a delayed start if we are able to offer them. Stay tuned for more updates and additional information.  

The following town facilities are OPEN with posted guidelines and restrictions:

 The Buena Vista Dog Park
Pump Track
Tennis, Pickleball, and Basketball Courts
Skate Park
Disc Golf Course
Town Trail System
Town Fields and General Park Areas
Pavilion and Picnic Areas
All Play Structures – Columbine Park, Community Center Park, McPhelemy Park, Millie Crymble Park, Rocks and Ropes Park, South Main Town Square Boulders

Please come prepared with your own personal supplies including hand sanitizer and wipes. We appreciate your efforts to keep our parks, trails, and facilities clean and free of trash and dog waste.

For assistance, please feel free to call or email us: 

Programming Shane Basford 719-581-0412 bvrec@buenavistaco.gov
Rentals / Events Ben Eichel 719-581-1029 events@buenavistaco.gov
Planning Earl Richmond 719-395-2408 recdirector@buenavistaco.gov
Stay Happy, Stay Healthy, Stay Safe!  BV Rec  www.buenavistarec.com  FB @BVParksandRec

BV REC Programs

BV Rec features a wide variety of recreational opportunities in Buena Vista that are hosted by the Town of Buena Vista as well as many other area organizations.


Athletic and sports leagues are available throughout the year in sports like baseball; girls, coed and men's softball; soccer; football; and basketball. 


Let's play outside! Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in BV, including adventure camps, paddle boarding, rafting, rock climbing, and more! 


It's easy to find a fitness class in Buena Vista! Explore options like Silver Sneakers, Jiu Jitsu, martial arts, PiYo, swimming lessons - even dance lessons!


Every day is special in BV, but you'll discover a full calendar of concerts, festivals, races, workshops, tournaments, and more on our Special Events page. 

Quick Links

Parks & Facilities

Find a Park

Buena Vista may be a small town, but it’s jam packed with parks for your enjoyment! Check out all of our parks here.

Community Center

Need a spot for your next meeting or event? Consider the Buena Vista Community Center! Learn more below.

Book a Facility

Users may book parks, meeting rooms, pavilions, and other facilities using our online system.  Note: you may only book a reservation up to 60 days in advance. 

To avoid delays in reservations due to staffing shortages, renters are encouraged to utilize our online reservation system.

For more information, please contact our Facilities and Events Specialist at 719-581-1029. 


Local Trails

Whether you would like to walk, hike, ride, or run, there is a trail for you, whatever your ability level! 

Safe Routes

Find the safest routes to Avery Parsons Elementary School and Buena Vista Middle School or High School. 


Adopt a local trail to promote sustainability and keep BV trails beautiful for everyone!



With the help of community donations, we fund hundreds of kids and adults to allow them to participate in recreation programs.


Individuals and families are welcome to donate to the BV REC Scholarship Fund. We couldn’t do it without you!


Corporate sponsorships provide your organization with exposure on local signage and t-shirts, and support the BV REC Scholarship fund.

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