More Fun Events for June 2016 from Salida Recreation

PSA MORE - Salida Recreation Events and Classes for June 2016

ROCK CLIMBING FIELD TRIP WITH RMOC! Hang with Salida Recreation and RMOC guides for this day of scaling the cliffs at Falls Gulch. Tucked along the river in Bighorn sheep canyon, this crag is great for diverse groups. Half of the climbs are short and easy for beginners. The other half are longer and more difficult which gives you plenty of time on the rock. This trip is suitable for all ability levels, from beginner to advanced. Equipment and transportation provided-please specify shoe size when registering. Bring your own lunch, water, sunscreen and layered clothing. It can be very hot in the canyon at Falls Gulch-be prepared! Tues, June 22, 9am-4pm. Drop-off & pick-up at Aquatic Center. Cost is $60/person. Ages: 7+, all skill levels. Call or come by the aquatic center to register. Payment must be received at time of registration. No drop-ins accepted. RIVER AWARENESS CLINIC WITH RMOC! We are so lucky to have the Arkansas River flowing through our backyards and for all the activities that are centered around it - rafting, fishing, paddle boarding, tubing and swimming. As fun as it can be, we also want to be aware of how dangerous it can be. This clinic is designed to introduce young adults to basic concepts of river safety and awareness. Participants will start at the Salida Hot Springs and Aquatic Center and finish the day at the Salida River Park. There will be an emphasis on essential equipment and how to use it. Participants will also practice swimming in the current. Respect the River! (cost covers all transportation and equipment; bring own lunch, sunscreen, fleece or wool long-sleeves, and dry clothing). Tuesday, June 28 from 8am-3pm. Meet at Salida Hot Springs and Aquatic Center, pick up at Salida Whitewater Park (Coors Boat Ramp). Cost is $60/person. Ages: 12-18. Call or come by the aquatic center to register. Payment must be received at time of registration. No drop-ins accepted.

LINE DANCING! Learn the steps, feel the music and practice to the beat! Betty Scofield will be back again to teach this terrific class. Betty specializes in showing a wide range of people with varying ability levels how to have fun on the dance floor. No matter when you start, or at what level, you’ll catch up in no time. This is a great opportunity to get out and move to music while getting exercise at the same time. No partner required. Intermediate level from 9:30-11am. Beginner level from 11am-noon on days listed below. Mondays and Thursdays, June 20-September 22. Scout Hut at Riverside Park. Cost is $4/day, no preregistration required. All ages welcome!

PARK-N-POOL! No better place to be this summer than at the pool….and at the park! Each Monday during the summer we will spend an hour in the pool, head out to Centennial Park for a snack, and then spend the last 45 minutes outside with park play and lawn games. No pre-registration required. Kids under 4’ must be able to swim 1 length of the lap pool to be left unattended, so get those swim lessons in early this summer! All ages welcome! Mondays, June 13-Aug 8, 1-3pm (except 7/4) at the Aquatic Center and Centennial Park. Cost is $5/person.

PARENT/TOT SWIM LESSONS! This American Red Cross Aquatics course will familiarize young children with the water and guide parents in ways to help their child to become a swimmer. The course will focus on water safety, advice on supervising water activities, and hints on helping your child become more confident in the water. Ages 6 mos –3 years. Parents are required to be in the water. Scholarships available. Call or come by the aquatic center to register. Payment must be received at time of registration. No drop-ins accepted. Saturdays, June 25, July 2, July 9 and July 16 at 9am (45 minute class). Cost is $40, includes pool admission and lesson for 1 child and 1 adult. Additional adults may join for $10 (entire session). Call or come by the aquatic center to register. Payment must be received at time of registration. No drop-ins accepted.

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