Upcoming Salida Recreation Events & Classes for June 1st - 17th, 2018

ROCKIES BASEBALL SKILLS CHALLENGE. Join us for fun with challenging competitions in batting, throwing, and base running…just like a real Rockies player! Boys and girls ages 6-13 will be divided into skills, gender and age categories. The winner in each category from Salida will advance to a sectional competition (held in Pueblo) with a chance of advancing to state finals!! Winners must provide proof of age in the form of a birth certificate. Competition takes place at the big field at Marvin Park, located along Hwy 291. Registration begins at 4pm with challenges beginning at 4:45pm. Spectators welcome!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6th from 4-6pm at Marvin Park, Ages 6-13; FREE.

SUMMER CAMP FRIDAY. Everything you love about our CAMP Friday Program during the school year – let’s take it outside for the summer. We will focus on all kinds of movement and fitness – jumping, running, hiking, wiggling, and spinning to get your little ones active and leaning. Every week we will be at a different park around Salida taking advantage of walking paths, grassy areas, wandering streams and play structures.
FRIDAY, JUNE 8th – AUG 3rd. NO CAMP JUNE 15th. Cost: $5, Ages: 5-8. 6/8, 7/6, 7/27 Riverside Park; 6/22, 7/13, 8/3 Chisholm Park; 6/29 & 7/20 at Centennial Park

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CAMP. Join Salida Recreation this summer for a 3-day camp to introduce girls to the basic skills necessary to play volleyball such as the serve, pass, set, and hit. No experience necessary. Coached instruction will be provided along with fun games and real-time game scenarios. Participants will need to wear shorts, t-shirt, tennis shoes, knee pads and don’t forget water! Snacks will be provided. Grades listed below are for “entering” grade level. Coaches Janine Frazee & Cassie Baldauf.
MON-WED, JUNE 11-13th from 9-11am, grades 5&6 only, SALIDA MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM, COST: $35

FIBark LAND RACE DETAILS. The highly anticipated FIBark weekend is fast approaching.
Register on-line at fibark.com, in person at the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center or download a registration form at salidarec.com. All pre-registrations must be received by noon on Wednesday, June 13th. Five Land Events are available: The Triple Crown, The Tenderfoot Hill Climb, 5k & 10k Footraces, a 10k Trail Run and the Arkansas Hills Mountain Bike Race.
THURSDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 14th, 16th and 17th see FIBark.com for more details.

THURSDAYS@6 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES! Summer concert series presented by Salida Recreation, Charter Spectrum, High Country Bank, Settings Event Rentals, Heart of the Rockies Radio and The Mountain Mail. This series of 10 concerts will happen every Thursday evening in Riverside Park from 6-8pm (except June 14th – FIBark). The concerts are free, but donations are collected each week to benefit the Salida Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund. The fund is available for any qualifying family to use towards any Salida Recreation sponsored program or swim pass. For a complete schedule, line-up, additional community sponsors and event info visit www.salidarec.com/music. Please join us for these family friendly evenings! Food and beverages are not available at the park – pack a picnic and bring the whole gang. Please leave dogs at home.

WATER FITNESS CLASSES continue throughout the summer on a June/July Schedule. Classes include: Aquacize, Arthritis, Cardio Splash, Splash! Water Volleyball, Water Yoga, Water Pilates and the Weekend Workout. *Silver Sneakers and Silver & Fit memberships accepted. Grab a schedule at the Aquatic Center on view online at www.salidarec.com.

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

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