Posts By: Salida Recreation

Parent’s Night Out

Parent’s Night Out THIS Saturday….Drop the kids off with Salida Recreation and graduates from the Babysitting 101 Class for only $10 for 3 hours ($5 additional siblings)– at the Scout Hut. You could go enjoy “Dance Salida Dance” at the Steamplant, grab dinner, drinks, and a movie (Les Miserables and Django Unchained, both Oscar nominees, are playing), or just unwind at home. Call Maggie at 539-5703 with any questions. No preregistration

Salida Rec 2013 Fitness Challenge, week 1

Make the most of your resolutions this year by participating in the 2013 Fitness Challenge! Log your participation to earn prizes and pick up a schedule of free classes at the pool or online at www.SalidaRec.com/fitness. This week, check out the services offered by Integrate Mind Body Fitness (305 G St) during an open house Saturday, January 5th, from 1 – 5:30 pm. Integrate is also offering two free classes this Saturday, a 4 pm CROSSFIT workout, and a 5:30 [...]

Jive and Dive this Friday!

Middle schoolers, come to a white elephant pool party! Everyone will get a surprise gift, and a chance to exchange your gift or keep your gift. Friday the 14th, 7 – 9 pm. $5, no punch passes accepted. See you

Earth Day Celebration Saturday April 21st!

Do you have a pile of electronic gadgets that no longer work, cluttering your space? Would you like to learn why there are so many different types of plastics? Or, would you like to learn about using worms to recycle food waste into nutritious, organic soil, or, learn about glaciers and watersheds on the other side of the planet, dealing with similar issues to Chaffee County? Would you like your kids to have something fun [...]

Earth Day 2012 Events for the whole family

Do you have a pile of electronic gadgets that no longer work, cluttering your space? Would you like to learn why there are so many different types of plastics? Or, would you like to learn about using worms to recycle food waste into nutritious, organic soil, or, learn about glaciers and watersheds on the other side of the planet, dealing with similar issues to Chaffee County? Join Salida Recreation, Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, Greater Arkansas River Nature Association, Angel of [...]

Underwater Egg Hunt

Celebrate spring and Easter with this exciting underwater egg hunt! Eggs will be sunk and scattered throughout the pool for retrieval–find a golden egg to win a prize! We’ll run the hunt in heats of 20 – 30 kids so that everyone has a chance to find eggs, and stay safe. The hunt is Friday, April 6th, from 1 – 3 pm. Youngest kids will start at 1:15 in the small pool, with older kids to follow. There will also [...]

Parent Tot Swim Lessons begin April 7

Introducing your child to the water at a young age can set the stage for a lifelong love and respect for the water. Parent Tot Swim Lessons will teach parents and their children ages 6 months – 3 years fun and safe techniques for accomplishing this.

Held from 9:00 – 9:45 am on Saturday mornings in April (7, 14, 21, 28), this dynamic class is sure to be a great bonding experience.

This session will be taught by a bilingual instructor, so [...]

2012 Fitness Challenge Winners!

After two months of hard work on behalf of Fitness Challenge participants, the results are finally in and Salida Recreation is proud to announce the four winners of the 2012 Fitness Log Challenge! Participants earned points for tracking workouts, attending seminars or preventative screenings, and more.

The 2 month Fitness Challenge took place during January and February, and included the New Year’s Day 5K Walk/Run, free weekly workouts, free weekly health and nutrition seminars, a pair of cooking classes, and discounted [...]

Babysitting 101 & CPR Certification

Babysitting is a great way to earn money as a young person. Learn to deal with a wide range of situations to keep yourself and your charges safe at Babysitting 101 and CPR certification, offered by Salida Recreation.

Last chance for Adult Cooking Class!

Adult Cooking Class: Saturday February 11th, 2-3:30pm
Learning to cook at home using whole foods is one of the most important tools to keeping your diet on track and your belly happy.  Salida Recreation is offering a cooking class for adults and teens 15+ on Saturday, February 11th. We’ll focus on fundamental kitchen skills, ingredient selection, and roasting herbed chicken and winter vegetables.  Class will be held at Ploughboy Market at 311 H St, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm, and preregistration [...]

Salida Recreation is seeking help with Kids Gardening project DATE CORRECTION!

This spring, Salida Recreation will be launching a gardening club for kids of all ages.  It will be based out of the Middle School Garden as well as the Farmers Markets, but will also include some garden craft times.  If you love working with kids, or love gardening, please consider coming out to an informational meeting on Thursday, January 19th from 6-7pm at the Salida Cafe (basement).  Your commitment can be tailored to your schedule and interest.  Please come encourage [...]

2012 Fitness Challenge

Salida Recreation is proud to announce the improved and extended 2012 Fitness Challenge!  In partnership with LiveWell Chaffee County, we are offering 2 months of free fitness classes and health and nutrition seminars during January and February.  Join us each week to try a new workout, or learn a fresh perspective on staying healthy.  Stop by the pool or see our website at www.SalidaRec.com/fitness for a complete guide!

We’ll kick off the challenge with the New Year’s Day 5K Walk/Run on [...]