BV Recreation programming update during the covid-19 pandemic

Our goal at BV Rec is to offer as much of our annual programming as possible. All of our programs will only operate under the guidelines from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Chaffee County Public Health. The guidelines for each program will be listed on the program page. 

    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.



    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.


    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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    What’s Happening in BV

    Search for programs and events by date, keyword or location, and view them by month, week or day, as a list or photo grid, or on a map. 

    Recurring Event Gymnastics


    Buena Vista Gymnastics Club 105 Isabel Ct, Buena Vista

    Gymnastics Classes start an 11 week session. Late entry is prorated. Tiny Tots, Level 1 (Sparklers), Level 2 (Dynamites), and Level 3 (Girls), and Level 3 (Boys)

    $115 – $352
    Recurring Event Bridge Club

    Bridge Club

    Community Center 715 E Main Street, Buena Vista, CO

    Bridge Club – Ages: 18+   $1/visit   Thursdays, 1:00-4:00pm   January 6-December 29     Community Center, Pinon Room Bridge Club meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00pm at the Community Center. Call Jim and […]


    CARA Basketball Skills Challenge – 2023

    Darren Patterson Christian Academy 518 S San Juan Ave, Buena Vista, CO

    CARA Basketball Skills Challenge 2023 – Ages: 6-13 (as of 4/30/23)     FREE!     Monday, December 12            Registration Begins at 5:30pm, Competition Starts at 10:00am  […]

    Recurring Event Young at Heart

    Young at Heart

    Community Center 715 E Main Street, Buena Vista, CO

    Young at Heart is a group for ages 55+.  We meet at noon on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the BV Community Center.  Each meeting includes a potluck […]


    Sign Up

    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.


    Refunds for recreation programs will be given if a participant withdraws before the registration deadline for the program. Full or partial refunds may be given if a participant withdraws after the registration deadline due to a medical or family emergency including COVID-19 quarantines. Refunds will not be granted for program cancellations due to inclement weather or other circumstances beyond the control of the Recreation Department. Late registrations for youth sports programs will be accepted until the first games of the season have been played. 

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