Recreation

Recreation Advisory Board Seeks Members

The Salida Recreation Advisory Board, which serves as a link between City Council, City Staff and the citizens of Salida, assists City Council and City Staff in evaluating and prioritizing parks, trails, recreation, and open-space projects and assists the city in evaluating funding sources for parks, trails, recreation and open space projects in the community. […]

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center seeking proposals for new air handling system

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center Project The City of Salida is seeking proposals for the design of a new, or rehabilitation of the current air handling system and rehabilitation of the building envelope of the Salida Hot Springs Aquatics Center and to provide construction administration for the project. The Aquatics Center is the largest indoor […]

Salida Rec Winter Programming and Scholarship

When it’s cold and windy outside, what do you do with your kids? Kids, especially the young ones, are often unwilling to snuggle and drink cocoa all day on a miserable day—and we all know how important physical activity is to a growing child! And while winter has its many laudable qualities, the ability to […]

Salida Recreation 2014 Fitness Challenge

    Did you know that willpower is a finite resource? That the more you tax your reserves, the less available it will be for future decision making? One way to fight back when you are trying to set and keep goals or resolutions is to shrink them down to a tiny, minute size, … more […]

Electronics and Latex Paint Recycling Event November 23rd

Clean out the clutter and help provide jobs to people with developmental disabilities In cooperation with Blue Star Recyclers of Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado Recycling of Pueblo, the Salida Recreation will be hosting an electronics and latex paint recycling event on Saturday, November 23 from 9am – 1pm at the recycling center behind the […]

Salida Recreation Is Looking For Your Input!

Salida Recreation will be conducting a brief survey regarding the Hot Springs Aquatic Center and recreation programming through November 10. Surveys can be taken online or paper copies may be picked up at the pool. The survey will be used by the recreation department and the City of Salida to determine what programs and services […]

Salida’s Whitewater Park featured for Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)’s 20th Anniversary

The City of Salida’s Whitewater Park, which was partially funded via a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), is featured in a 20th Anniversary “20 for Our 20th Anniversary” feature on the organization’s website: http://www.goco.org/featured-projects The selected projects have been featured for being great projects that “represent some of the best Colorado has to offer.” […]

Salida named a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

The City of Salida and Salida Recreation are proud to announce that our community has been chosen as an official Bicycle Friendly Community. This designation comes from the League of American Bicyclists and is decided following a lengthy application process. The Silver Level designation will be presented at the City Council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15. […]

Chisholm Park now open

  Chisholm Park, located at 324 Hunt Street in Salida, is now open and the beautiful new pavilion is complete! The pavilion is available to rent for your next event. Enjoy this new space and improved park. The opening reception and ribbon cutting took … more »

Salida Bike Fest Returns September 11- 15!

Salida Bike Fest is back and better than ever this year! Whether you ride a cruiser, road bike, strider or unicycle, there is something for everyone at this year’s festival which will take place Sept. 11-15. The fun will begin Wednesday night with a social mixer at the Salida SteamPlant. Drinks and light appetizers will […]