September 18 – Pool Closure begins. The Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center will be closed for 6-8 weeks as we work on a major lap pool renovation and our bi-yearly maintenance and cleaning. All active passes will be extended for shutdown time PLUS compensated for 1 extra month! While the pool is closed we will have staff answering phones for questions and registrations Tues-Thurs, 10am-2pm. No patrons will be allowed in the building due to construction.
Aquatic Center: 719.539.6738
September 22 – CAMP Friday fall programming begins. Exploration, Enrichment, and Empowerment for students. Salida Recreation is partnering with many great organizations to host CAMP Friday, a weekly program for kids ages 5-8 years old. Each week offers different activities that encourage scientific, natural, musical, artistic, and physical exploration. Ages: 5 to 8 year old students, $5/student per session. Fall CAMPS will run through November 17. Meeting Locations TBD. Details can be found on our Friday Enrichment Hub page.
September 22 – Art & Imagination Fridays session begins. Explore your imagination as you paint, draw, assemble, and create with Salida Creativity Lab on Fridays this fall. Come dressed for painting and creativity in this fun mixed media class. Fridays, September 22 through October 20, 9am-12pm, ages 7-10, $10 per class @ Chisholm Park
Sign up for all five Fridays or just the ones that fit your schedule. Details can be found on our Friday Enrichment Hub page.
Five Fun Fall Friday Field Trips scheduled – during the pool closure which begins September 18, Salida Recreation is ready to take your kids on some Friday adventures:
September 29 – Captain Zipline Lost Canyon Aerial Course
October 6 – Rocky Mountain Mini Golf
October 13 – Gunnison Community Center
October 20 – Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience
October 27 – Hooper Pool
Details can be found on our Friday Enrichment Hub page.
October 6, 7 – Join Salida Recreation and the Salida Steamplant for the 2nd Annual Octoberfest, Friday, Oct. 6, 4-8pm and Saturday Oct. 7, 11-6pm. Food, music, games, contests and prizes for all ages. FREE ADMISSION.
November 2 – AARP Safe Driving Course, 1 to 5pm. Class will take place at the Senior Housing Authority Meeting Room behind the pool. Cost $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Register at the Aquatic Center front desk, 539-6738.
ClickHERE for a full pool calendar and HERE for a full recreation calendar