Community Events

Check out this season's activities below. 

Full Summer Activity Guide: Summer 2020

 

Registration begins Monday, May 11 at 7:00am.

Register for all classes at the Meeker Recreation Center or by calling 970-878-3403.

Due to the uncertainty of the ability to run various programs and events this summer, programs and events 

may be subject to change.  We will keep  you informed as we learn more.

Run For Your Life 5K T-Shirt Art Contest

When:

Artwork due: Thursday, May 28 by Noon
Judging: May 29-31 at 5:00pm
Winner Announced: June 1

Who: All Ages

Where: Submit artwork to Guest Services at the Meeker Recreation Center

Cost: Free

Due to COVID-19 closures, this Spring activity has new deadlines.

 

ERBM announces a call to artists for the 7th annual Run for Your Life 5K T-shirt Art Contest.  Showcase your creativity by submitting a design that will be featured on the 2020 Run for Your Life T-shirt.  Over 200 T-shirts are given out each year to race participants.  Entry forms with design criteria can be picked up at the Meeker Recreation Center or found on the District website, www.ERBMrec.com.  Designs must be turned in by May 28 at noon; one entry per person.  Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges to determine the top three.  The public can then vote on the top three at the Meeker Recreation Center or on the District's Facebook page beginning May 29 and ending on May 31 at 5:00pm.  The winner will be announced on Facebook on June 1.  If your design isn't the 2020 winner, your artwork can be re-entered in 2021.

Entry Form here: Entry Form

CPR First Aid

The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED class teaches participants to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies.  This class teaches participants the skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.  A First Aid/CPR/AED certification card is included in the price of the class.

When: June 13 | Saturday

8:00am-Noon

Who: 12 & Older

Where: MRC MP Room
Cost: $45
(Discount Price $34)

Deadline: June 6

Meeker Running Club Series

Join fellow runners in this fun, slightly competitive running series.  All running abilities are welcome.  Each week runners will meet for a variety of pre-determined 2 to 6 mile courses.  The top five finishers of each week will earn points according to the point scale and one point will be awarded to all finishers who do not place in the top five.  Double points will be awarded for participation in the other ERBM Recreation & Park District run races (registration fees for these races are not included in the Meeker Run Club fees).  At the end of the series, the male and female runners with the most points will each receive a special prize.  Registration fee includes a T-shirt.  Runs cancelled due to weather will not be rescheduled.  

Point Scale:  1st - 10pts, 2nd - 8pts, 3rd - 6pts, 4th - 4pts, 5th - 2pts, finisher - 1pt

When: June 9-August 4 | Tuesdays
7:00pm Start Time

(July 7 & August 4 are moonlight runs and will start at 9:30pm)

Who: All Ages

Where: Meeker Recreation Center Upper Parking Lot
Cost: $44
(Discount Price $33)

Deadline: June 2

Glenwood Springs Rafting Trip

This three hour rafting trip, through III-IV rapids, starts near the Shoshone Rapids in Glenwood Canyon on the Colorado River.  Proper attire includes shorts, T-shirt, bathing suit, and sport sandals or shoes you don't mind getting wet.  Bring dry clothes for the ride home.  Pack a lunch or bring money for lunch and snacks.  All participants or parents of participants under the ages of 18 must sign the liability waiver found here: Rafting Waiver or at Guest Services at the Meeker Recreation Center.

 

Because this program requires travel, depending on local COVID-19 restrictions, travel may not occur. We will know more and keep all informed as we move closer to the date.

When: July 15 | Wednesday
10:00am-6:00pm

Who: 12 & Older

Where: Glenwood Spring, CO (Meet at MRC)
Cost: 12 Year Olds $67 | 13 & Older $77

(Discount Price $50 | $58)

Deadline: July 8

Earthy Adventure Hikes

It's adventure time!  Lisa Belmonte and Alan Czepinski will be leading two different hikes focusing on plant, animal, and bird identification.  The shorter hike entails portions of East Ridge Trail and the longer hike will cover several miles of the Hidden Valley Trail featuring moderately steep climbs.  It is recommended that you bring snacks, sunscreen, binoculars, a light jacket, and plenty of water.  Participants are responsible for packing their supplies in and out.  Hikers will meet at Sanderson Hills Park.  

When: June 27 | Saturday

Meet at 8:45am

Who: All Ages (Trail is for hikers of moderate ability)

Where: Sanderson Hills Park
Cost: Free

Deadline: June 26

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