Upcoming Events!

Dec 15 – Dec 25 At-A-Glance

For the entire month of December, we are offering HALF-OFF regular daily admission to the Aquatic Center if you bring in 2 cans or packages of non-perishable food per person.  All food items collected will be distributed to food banks in the county to benefit those in need during the holidays and all year round. We are also offering our SKI & SWIM discount this winter. Bring in a 2017-2018 Monarch Season Pass or that day’s ticket for $2 off adult/$1 off child regular daily admission. Discounts cannot be combined and are not valid with any other coupons or discounts.

December 15 – Salida Recreation has cancelled bus service to Monarch Mountain on December 15-16, 2017. Service will begin Friday, December 22, 2017. 

December 15 – Middle school ONLY Jive and Dive pool party, 7-9pm. Cost is $5. No preregistration required. Light snack provided. The pool will close to the public at 6:45pm.

December 22 – Salida Recreation, in partnership with Monarch Mountain, begins bus service to the mountain. The bus will leave the Aquatic Center at 9am SHARP and leave Monarch at 3:30pm, to return to the Aquatic Center at 4pm. The bus will run Fridays and Saturdays only for the season. Cost $5. Each rider is required to SIGN A SALIDA RECREATION LIABILITY WAIVER AND A MONARCH MOUNTAIN LIABILITY WAIVER for the 2017/2018 season; both will be available at the Aquatic Center front desk. If you are under the age of 18 and plan to ride the bus, you’ll need to have your parents sign both waivers prior to the bus departure time. NEW DEPARTURE TIME BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2018: All buses leave from the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center at 8:30am SHARP; return time remains the same. Click here for more information and details.

December 23 – Monarch Ski Bus! The bus will leave the Aquatic Center at 9am SHARP and leave Monarch at 3:30pm, to return to the Aquatic Center at 4pm. Cost $5. The bus will run Fridays and Saturdays ONLY.

December 24 – The Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center will close to the public at 4pm.

December 25 – The Aquatic Center will be closed all day in observance of Christmas. Happy Holidays from all of us at the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center and Salida Recreation.

December 26 – The Aquatic Center will open at 8am, but there will be NO Adult Stroke Clinic or Splash classes.

December 29 – Monarch Ski Bus! The bus will leave the Aquatic Center at 9am SHARP and leave Monarch at 3:30pm, to return to the Aquatic Center at 4pm. Cost $5. The bus will run Fridays and Saturdays ONLY.

December 30 – Monarch Ski Bus! The bus will leave the Aquatic Center at 9am SHARP and leave Monarch at 3:30pm, to return to the Aquatic Center at 4pm. Cost $5. The bus will run Fridays and Saturdays ONLY.

December 31 –  The Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center will close to the public at 4pm.

January 1 – The Aquatic Center will open at 8am, but there will be NO Sunrise Yoga or Cardio Splash classes. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 1, 2018 – 8TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S DAY 5K! Join Salida Recreation for our annual 5K Fun Run/Walk! Get some exercise, hang out with friends and meet new people – what a great way to kick off the New Year! This is a beginner friendly event, so if you’ve never participated in an organized walk/run event before, this is the perfect place to start. We strongly encourage pre-registration. You can also download a registration/waiver form. Links to both pre-registration and a downloadable waiver can be found HERE.
Date and Time: Monday, January 1, 2018 at 10am. Race begins and ends at the Boathouse Cantina patio in the alley between F Street and the boat ramp, cost is $10. Registration on race day begins at 9am at the Boathouse Cantina.

Click HERE for a full pool calendar and HERE for a full recreation calendar