Upcoming Salida Recreation Events and Classes for April 2018

APRIL IS TEACHER AND SCHOOL STAFF APPRECIATION MONTH! Please bring in a school badge or other proof of employment and swim for FREE in the public pools all month long. We appreciate you providing a safe, nurturing environment and for teaching and caring for our children day in and day out.

EARTH DAY 2018! Join Salida Recreation as we sponsor Electronic Recycling with Southern Colorado Recycling during the annual Earth Day event from 9am-1pm in front of the Scout Hut on Sackett Avenue. Visit salidarec.com or call 539-6738 for specific recycling pricing.

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR K.O.R.E.! Kids’ Opportunities for Recreation Experience is a summer-long volunteer program for kids entering grades 7-9 in the fall. KORE volunteers will assist Recreation staff with developing, organizing and executing select programs throughout the summer. They will receive training, swim benefits and job experience. Applications are available at the pool or on our website www.salidarec.com/kore and must be submitted by May 4. Call the Recreation Supervisor at 539-5703 for more information.

SPRING POOL CLOSURE! The Hot Springs Aquatic Center will be closed Monday, May 7 through Saturday, May 12 for our annual spring clean-up. We will re-open on Mother’s Day, May 13 from noon to 6pm. Mother’s swim FREE that day (must attend with a child to receive the discount).

AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE OFFERED! Tuesday, May 15 from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Community Room, Mt. Shavano Manor, 525 W. 16th St. in Salida. It is required that anyone attending bring their driver’s license to the class. This is a defensive driving and safety review program designed especially for those who are 50 years old and older. It will qualify and/or renew state qualifications for an insurance discount for those who are 55 or older (state law). The classroom course costs only $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Class size is limited to 20. Preregistration at the front desk at the Aquatic Center or by calling 539-6738. Walk-in’s may register at the door if space is available. All participants must park on the street as off street parking is reserved for residents of Mt. Shavano Manor.

For more information visit www.salidarec.com or call 539-6738.

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