Recreation

Our Summer 2017 Recreation Guide is available electronically – CLICK HERE.
If you did not receive a hard copy in the Mountain Mail, please pick one up at the Aquatic Center!

CLICK HERE for the April/May 2017 Recreation Guide

Special Events:

2017 Loyal Duke’s Canine Companion Run!

Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Race Time, 9am
Salida Recreation and the members of Friends of Loyal Duke and the Salida Dog Club are bringing back a popular event we have not seen in four years!  This is a 5K Fun Run/Walk for dogs; must be attached by leash to a human.  Members of  Friends of Loyal Duke are making strides to renovate the structure on Tenderfoot Mountain that was originally built in 1902 and this event is to raise awareness of this Loyal Duke’s Memorial Renovation.  Some of the adoptable Ark Valley Humane Society Shelter Dogs will be attending  this race.  Preregistration is $30 and human participant is guaranteed a t-shirt.  Race day registration is $35.  Check-in begins at 8am at Loyal Duke’s Dog Park, where the race will both begin and end. The event includes food, prizes and a big dog party!

Racers and handlers will meet at Loyal Duke’s Dog Park for check-in and registration beginning at 8am, then make their way up Holman Avenue for the start of the race at 9am. The 5K (3.1 mile) walk/run will start at the intersection of Holman Avenue and CR 140.  From there, it will go west to CR 144, north to CR 160/Crestone Avenue, east to Grant Street, south to Poncha Boulevard, west to Holman Ave, then will finish at the dog park.

Individuals wishing to participate or volunteer should contact Salida Recreation at 539-6738 or salida.recreation@cityofsalida.com.  Race entry fee by May 26 is $30, race day entry is $35.  If registration is received by May 17, the handler is guaranteed a t-shirt for the event.  T-shirts can be picked up at the “Meet and Greet Your Competitor” Friday, May 26 from 5-6pm at the dog park or at check-in beginning at 8am on race day.  Click here to download a registration form.

See the Aquatic Center schedule, including open hours, water fitness, swim lessons, and lap swimming times here.

All Friday Enrichment programs can be seen on our Friday Enrichment Hub page.

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For all recreation programs, classes and events, please register at least three days prior to start of programs.  All participants must have a completed liability waiver on file at the Aquatic Center.  Payment must be made at time of registration.  No Drop-ins accepted (except where noted on class description).  Youth scholarship funds are available here and may be used for any Salida Recreation program, classes and field trips.