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.

    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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    July 2021

    Adult Open Play Sand Volleyball – Summer 21

    July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 22, 2021

    River Park Sand Volleyball Courts, 800 E Main St
    Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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    $3

    Open Play Sand Volleyball Coed   Ages: 16+   $3/participant Sundays, 6:00-8:00pm   June 20-August 22 (no 7/4) River Park Sand Volleyball Courts Registration: Drop-in Come join us for Adult Open Play Sand Volleyball at the Buena Vista River Park Sand Volleyball Courts! Anyone is welcome, whether you are an expert volleyball player or are new to the sport. This program is offered for people to have fun, get outside and move around. $3 per visit. Click Here to Sign the BV Rec…

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    Yoga

    July 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

    peak fitness, 620 Antero Circle
    Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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    $8

    This class will help participants gain improved flexibility, balance, strength and posture while incorporating beginner and intermediate yoga poses with stretching. 

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    Adventure Camp – Summer 2021

    July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2021

    $60

    Adventure Camp – Ages: 6-12   $60/Session   Monday-Thursday, 1:00-4:00pm   July 26-29   Meet at the Chapel at Forest Square Park Spend a week with BV REC and experience cool activities, some new and some favorites. We have a lot of fun in store this summer: sports, hikes, crafts, exploration, field trips, and each lead to a new adventure. Click Here to Register Online for Adventure Camp! Registration Deadline: Friday, July 23

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    Youth Mountain Bike Skills Camp – Summer 21

    July 27 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 11, 2021

    Community Center, 715 E Main Street
    Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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    $120

    Youth Mountain Bike Skills Camp – Ages: 7-12   $120   Beginner: 9:30-11:30am, Intermediate: 12:30-2:30pm   Tuesday-Wednesday   July 20-August 11   Max of 10 kids per session Get your bikes and helmets ready for BV Rec Youth Mountain Bike Skills Camp! The Beginner Camp is designed for kids who are excited to learn the basics of mountain biking while getting to practice and be pushed alongside their peers. The Intermediate Camp is designed for kids who are ready to take their mountain biking to…

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    Adult Coed Softball League 2021

    July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 11, 2021

    Softball Field, Softball Field
    Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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    Adult Coed Softball League – Ages 16+   Team Registration Fee: $250/team, Player Registration Fee: $30/player   Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 6:00-10:00pm   June 8-August 11 Grab your glove and get ready for another season of Slow Pitch Softball on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings! The league will consist of a round-robin season, followed by a post-season tournament. Games will be officiated by paid umpires. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 9 games, including tournament. Twelve team maximum, so please register early! *Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 25*…

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    Bridge Club

    July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

    Community Center, 715 E Main Street
    Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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    $1

    Bridge Club meets every Thursday from 1:00pm-4:00pm at the Community Center. Call Jim or DeDe Williams at 719-395-6530 or email dedeinbv@gmail.com by Tuesday night to reserve your spot in the weekly session. Registration fee is $1 per visit at the door.

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    Adult Men’s Softball League 2021

    July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

    Softball Field, Softball Field
    Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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    Adult Men’s Softball League – Ages 16+   Team Registration Fee: $250/team, Player Registration Fee: $30/player   Thursdays-Fridays, 6:00-10:00pm   June 10-Aug 13 Grab your glove and get ready for another season of Slow Pitch Softball on Thursday & Friday evenings! The league will consist of a round-robin season, followed by a post-season tournament. Games will be officiated by paid umpires. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 9 games, including tournament. Twelve teams maximum, so please register early! *Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 25*…

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    August 2021

    Middle School Volleyball Clinics – Summer 21

    August 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 11, 2021

    Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms, 559 S Railroad St
    Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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    $20

    Middle School Volleyball Clinic – Grades 6-8 (as of Fall 2021)   $20   Tuesday-Wednesday, 9:30am-12:00pm   August 10-11   Buena Vista High School The Town of Buena Vista Recreation Department will be holding a Middle School Volleyball Clinic this summer! This volleyball clinic is designed to teach the game in a relaxed, educational, and fun learning environment. We will focus on individual player development and will concentrate our teachings on the primary skills of serving, passing, setting, and hitting. These aspects of youth…

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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. 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.

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