Upcoming Salida Recreation Events and Classes for August 2017

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION FOR JULY AND AUGUST! For the months July and August we will be offering our Raft & Swim discount. Bring in your receipt within 1 week of a guided raft trip with ANY Arkansas Valley raft company for $2 off adult/$1 off regular youth daily admission.

SUMMER GROUP SWIM LESSONS CONTINUE! There is still time to get into some summer swim lessons at the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center. We have one session left: Session 5 begins Monday, July 31. Session will run Monday through Thursday for 45 minutes, 8 lessons per session. Register for the 10 am or 11 am start time. Preschool level (ages 4 & 5) through Level 4 (ages 6+). Register by the Friday before the session begins: $50/session of 8 lessons. Registrations after that: $55/session of 8 lessons. Scholarships available. Please call or come by the aquatic center to register.

MOUNT PRINCETON WATER SLIDE FIELD TRIP! Our neighbors in Nathrop have an amazing 400 foot water slide, and we’re going to visit! A short walk to the top of the water slide, jump on your mat and ride the six giant turn emptying into the 75 degree pool- perfect for a hot summer’s day! Bring a lunch or money, water, sunscreen, suite, towel and a change of clothes. (Need a minimum of 10 people to go).Wednesday, August 2, 10am-2pm, drop-off & pick-up at Aquatic Center, under 12-$20, 12 and over-$25 (includes unlimited water slide). All ages welcome; under 8 need to be accompanied by an adult.

FAMILY FITNESS AT THE MARKET! This drop-in program is designed to allow you and your little ones the opportunity to stretch, jump, shake and twist while exploring how bodies move and bend during the Farmers Market, Aug. 5 from 9-10am. Meet at the north side of Alpine Park, near 4th Street. Cost is $5 per family. All ages welcome!

PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT! It’s time for a night on the town! Bring the kids Chisholm Park for a fun night of games, movies, treats, and playtime! Salida Rec’s staff and recent Babysitter 101 graduates will be here to entertain your child while you enjoy a date night or just a little solitude. This is also an excellent opportunity to meet new babysitters with great training so you can treat yourself more often! Children must be potty-trained. Our last Parents’ Night Out for the summer is Friday, August 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Chisholm Park, 324 Hunt Street. Cost is $10/child, $5/additional sibling. Pre-registration required, not drops-ins accepted. Call or come by the Aquatic Center to register at least 2 days in advance. Payment must be received at time of registration. No drop-ins accepted. Program will be cancelled if there is low enrollment of less than 4 participants. COMMUNITY DISC GOLF! Join Salida Recreation and TOPS Disc Golf Club in learning and playing disc golf with your friends and family. These will be progressive events tailored for families, starting with rules and basics of the game and ending with an official round or small competition. Bringing your own equipment is encouraged; but we will have some discs available. Monday, August 7, 6:30pm, Poncha Springs Disc Golf Course, CR 115 just off Hwy 285, Cost: $3/person drop-in fee, no preregistration required.

CAPTAIN ZIPLINE LOST CANYON FIELD TRIP! The Zipline Course will suspend your fear as you zip along our cables, reaching speeds up to 40 mph, and soar over the canyon floor some 100-200 feet below! Guests come for the adventure, but they get a whole lot more--while taking short hikes between the platforms, they can marvel at the 300 million-year-old colorful rocky cliffs, look down at the 1890 lime kiln ruins and abandoned silver mine shaft, or learn about the area's rich past, steeped in mining and Wild West history. Bring snacks, water, sunscreen and layered clothing. Thursday, August 10, 8am-noon. Drop-off & pick-up at Aquatic Center. Cost is $54/person; Ages: 8+.

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

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