Recreation

Centennial Park Master Plan Public Meeting April 3rd

A Public Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 3rd from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. at the Salida SteamPlant, 220 E Sackett Avenue. At this meeting staff will review the progress on the Centennial Park Master Plan, the Centennial Park Feasibility Study and the Salida Hot Springs Pool Energy Audit. GreenPlay Staff will present financial […]

Salida Recreation kicks off 2013 Fitness Challenge

Happy New Year from Salida Recreation! For the third year, we are kicking off the new year with the 2013 Fitness Challenge by partnering with health oriented businesses and organizations to offer free fitness classes and seminars relating to many different aspects of health. We have over 20 events scheduled over the course of January […]

Salida Recreation 2013 Fitness Challenge

Maggie Murdoch, Salida Recreation If you are like me, you might embrace the holidays as a special time of indulgence—a time to cook and savor rich, delicious food with friends and family. All this is fine and good, and I believe that when indulgent eating is fully enjoyed, one benefits from the many flavors, aromas, […]

First Apple Pie Baking Contest a Tasty Success!

by Theresa Casey, Pool and Recreation Manager Eight pie bakers entered the Apple Pie Contest held in Riverside Park on September 2nd. Six very eager judges sampled the pies and rated them based on appearance, crust & filling and overall flavor. Chrissy and Mike Cainin baked a very visually appealing pie and apparently very tasty […]

BikeFest – Celebrating Bikes of All Kinds!

The City of Salida will host the first ever Salida BikeFest from September 12 – 16.  BikeFest has several goals, which include promoting safe bicycling, getting more people on bikes, helping local bicycling/trail organizations with awareness and fundraising, and of course just having fun in Salida celebrating bikes!  Many different organizations in Salida, including the […]

City and local businesses raised over $3,000 for the Red Cross

The City of Salida, in collaboration with several local businesses, collected $3,278.63 for the American Red Cross. Money collected will benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which assists people affected by disasters like the Waldo Canyon and High Park Fires. We’d like to thank Doug Constance, local Red Cross representative, for all of his […]

July is Parks and Rec Month – Take Part!

By Maggie Murdoch, City of Salida Recreation Supervisor I have had the pleasure of running the City’s recreation programming for the past year. On June 1st, I welcomed my son into this world, so I am taking the summer off but look forward to returning to the job in the fall with even more motivation […]

What can we do to help? Make a donation!

The City of Salida is collecting donations for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help people affected by the many wildfires throughout the state. Donation cans are currently located at the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, Salida Fire Department and City Hall. The fundraising effort ends July 25, so we ask that you please […]

Thursdays @ Six Concerts Start Tonight!

Don’t forget that the Thursdays @ Six concerts begin tonight in Riverside Park with the Gumbo Jets playing traditional Cajun music! All of the concerts are free, with donations going to the Salida Recreation Scholarship Fund. See the link for the full schedule of performers! http://salidarec.com/music/ more »

School’s Out. Now What?

by Theresa Casey, Recreation Manager There’s nothing to do. Do you hear this complaint from your kids? If you do, you haven’t seen our summer recreation guide. Swimming, rock climbing, teen duckie trip, ping pong tournament, youth tennis clinic, fly fishing, picnic in the park and mini golf, farmers market kids, W is for Wolf, […]