Spring 2021 Line-Up
March | April | May

(Online Only Addition)

REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2021.  

Onsite and call-in registration available. 

970-878-3403

Youth (6-17) Events

LTS Swim Lessons

These eight, 30 minute lessons will focus on developing positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around the water. Participants will coordinate and refine strokes and gradually build on fundamental skills and develop confidence in them. These are closed classes. No observers allowed (including parents and siblings) in the pool area except during he last day of class. Goggles are recommended.
Not sure what class to enroll in? Swim lesson level descriptions found here: Swim Lesson Descriptions

LTS 1

  • When: March 2-April 1
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    4:15pm-4:45pm   
    No class March 23 & 25.

  • Who: 6 & Older

  • Where: MRC Pool

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $36
    Full Cost: $44

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird February 19
    Final February 25

LTS 2

  • When: March 2-April 1
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    5:00pm-5:30pm
    No class March 23 & 25.

  • Who: 6 & Older

  • Where: MRC Pool

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $36
    Full Cost: $44

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird February 19
    Final February 25

LTS 3

  • When: March 2-April 1
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    4:15pm-4:45pm   
    No class March 23 & 25.

  • Who: 6 & Older

  • Where: MRC Pool

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $36
    Full Cost: $44

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird February 19
    Final February 25

LTS 4

  • When: March 2-April 1
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    5:00pm-5:30pm
    No class March 23 & 25.

  • Who: 6 & Older

  • Where: MRC Pool

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $36
    Full Cost: $44

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird February 19
    Final February 25

Youth Technique & Fitness Swimming

This class is a structured one-hour coached swim workout. Focus will be on proper body position, correct stroke technique, development of a strong flutter kick, breaststroke kick, dolphin kick, and rotary breathing mechanics. To enroll, swimmers must have successfully completed LTS 4 or pass a swimming assessment. Contact the Aquatics Division before March 29 to schedule an assessment. Goggles and a one-piece swim suit are recommended.

When

April 6-April 29

Tuesdays & Thursdays

4:30pm-5:30pm

Who

18 & Under

Where

MRC Pool

Cost

Early Bird: $36

Full Cost: $44

Deadlines

Early Bird: March 22

Final: March 29

USA Swim Team Pre-Season

The USA Swim Team Pre-Season is an optional program that is aimed toward preparing swimmers for the USA summer league season. To enroll, swimmers must have participated in USA swim team or pass a swimming assessment. Contact the Aquatics Division before March 25 to request an assessment.

When

April 5-April 28

Mondays & Wednesdays

4:30pm-5:30pm

Who

18 & Under

Where

MRC Pool

Cost

Early Bird: $36

Full Cost: $44

Deadlines

Early Bird: March 22

Final: March 29

USA Swim Team & Meeker Youth Swimming

The Meeker Marlins Swim Team consists of two different programs designed to provide training groups in which ability levels, commitment, and team goals are similar. The goal of both programs is to develop the whole swimmer, maintain a quality swim program, and prepare young athletes for the challenges of life through their involvement in swimming. We encourage enrollment in one of the following programs for local swimmers. 

USA Swim Team

USA Swim Team is designed for athletes with an advanced and demonstrated commitment to the sport of swimming, with an emphasis on refining stroke technique and building strength and endurance. Swimmers are expected to possess proficient stroke technique with a strong work ethic. This group’s workload progressively increases throughout the season. Meet dates are to be determined. Team suit, cap, and goggles are included in the cost of the program. Coached by Shelly Rogers.

When

May 24-August 8

Mondays-Thursdays

7:30am-9:00am

Fridays 8:15am-9:00am

First week of practice will be 4:15pm-5:15pm (5/24-5/27).

No practice May 31.

Who

18 & Under

Where

MRC Pool

Cost

Early Bird: $362

Full Cost: $431

Deadlines

Early Bird: May 10

Final: May 17

Meeker Youth Swim Team

The Meeker Youth Swimming group will focus on the basics of competitive swimming, technique, and stroke development while providing a fun, dynamic environment. These athletes should be able to swim at least on length of the pool in freestyle and backstroke. Athletes will learn lane etiquette, use of the pace clock, and how to form a race strategy. Swimmers will participate in 3-4 fun, learning meets throughout the summer. Team suit, cap, and goggles are included in the cost of the program. Coached by Jamie Bumguardner.

When

June 2-July 30

Monday, Wednesdays, & Fridays

9:00am-10:00am

Who

18 & Under

Where

MRC Pool

Cost

Early Bird: $147

Full Cost: $173

Deadlines

Early Bird: May 10

Final: May 17

SOME (After School Program)

ERBM Recreation & Park District has partnered with the Meeker Elementary School to provide this after school program for youth in grades K-5th. A typical day will include a physical activity, academic enrichment, and a fun activity. 

Scholarships are available for this program; applications and requirements can be found at the Meeker Recreation Center or here: Scholarships

Do you have a hidden skill or a talent that you would like to share with these youth? Give Sara a call at 970-878-7435 to volunteer.

When

February 15-May 12

Mondays-Wednesdays

4:00pm-5:15pm

No SOME on any school breaks, closures, weather closure days, or last week of school.

Who

K-5th Grade

Where

MRC MP Room

Cost

$5/day

Deadlines

Registration must occur by 10:00am on
the requested day. Day-of registration is welcome if space allows. NO REFUNDS.
For credit transfers, cancellations must occur by 10:00am on the requested day.

Tween Trip to Get Air

Jump for fun! Enjoy lunch in Downtown Grand Junction (lunch is the responsibility of the participant) before heading over to the indoor trampoline park! Non-slip reusable socks are available at the park ($5 responsibility of the participant) or just jump in your own socks. 

Fill out a waiver online at: https://silo.getairmanagement.com/GroupWaiver.html.

When

March 5

Friday

Depart MRC at 9:00am

Return to MRC at 5:00pm

Who

9-14 Year Olds

Where

Get Air

Grand Junction, CO

Cost

Early Bird: $28

Full Cost: $30

Deadlines

Early Bird: February 19

Final: February 26

Meeker Karate Club

Come learn karate! Karate is a martial arts system that develops the mind, body, and the ability to defend one’s self. Karate is known to improve discipline, concentration, balance, stamina, and self-confidence. Students will learn punching, kicking, blocking, takedowns, and grappling. Students are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing that provides proper coverage. Class will be taught barefoot. Contact Guest Services to purchase a Meeker Karate Club T-shirt.

Level 1 - Tuesdays

  • When: March 9-May 11
    Tuesdays
    6:45pm-7:45pm
    No class March 23.

  • Who: 6-12 Years Old

  • Where: Admin Gym

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $27
    Full Cost $32

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird February 23
    Final March 1

Level 1 - Fridays

  • When: March 12-May 14
    Fridays
    8:30am-9:30am
    No class March 26.

  • Who: 8 & Older

  • Where: Admin Gym

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $27
    Full Cost $32

  • Deadlines
    Early Bird February 23
    Final March 1

To enroll in Level 2 or 3 classes, students must be at least 8 years old, have completed the previous levels, or have prior experience in a similar style of martial arts, or have the instructor’s approval.

Level 2

  • When: March 11-May 14
    Thursdays & Fridays
    Thursdays: 4:15pm-5:15pm
    Fridays: 9:45am-10:45am
    No class March 25 & 26.

  • Who: 8 & Older

  • Where: Admin Gym

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $54
    Full Cost $63

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird February 23
    Final March 1

Level 3

  • When: March 11-May 15 
    Thursdays & Fridays
    Thursdays: 6:45pm-7:45pm
    Fridays: 11:00am-Noon
    No class March 25 & 26.

  • Who: 8 & Older

  • Where: MRC Pool

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $54
    Full Cost $63

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird February 23
    Final March 1

Peter Pan Jr.

Peter Pan JR. features iconic songs like “I’m Flying,” I’ve Gotta Crow,” “I Won’t Grow Up,” and “Never Never Land.” This rousing show is full of magic, warmth, and adventure for the child in all of us who dreams of soaring high and never growing up. This is a Meeker Arts and Cultural Council program. More information at: _________.

When

March 11-13

Thursday-Saturday

Where

Meeker High School Auditorium

Robotics Level 1

The need to inspire the younger generation with coding, creativity, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has never been greater. Robotics Level 1 - LEGO Boost® helps develop the builders and thinkers of tomorrow. Kits provided.

When

March 12-April 23

Fridays

10:00am-11:00am

No class March 26.

Who

7-12 Years Old
Beginners

Where

Meeker Public Library

Cost

Early Bird: $18

Full Cost: $21

Deadlines

Early Bird: February 26

Final: March 5

Robotics Level 2

Create and command amazing LEGO MINDSTORMS® robots with touch sensors, color sensors, and more! Kits provided.

Who

9-16 Year Olds

Where

Meeker Public Library

When

April 9-May 14
Fridays

11:00am-Noon

Cost

Early Bird: $18

Full Cost: $21

Deadlines

Early Bird: March 26

Final: April 2

Junior Dribblers

Balance, footwork, agility, passing, dribbling, and shooting will be developed in this program. An emphasis will be placed on sportsmanship and teamwork as athletes continue to grow their basketball skills. 

Volunteer coaches needed! Contact Dylan at 970-878-7426 for more information.

Who

1st-2nd Grade

Boys & Girls

When

March 30-April 22

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30pm-6:30pm

Where

MES Gym

Cost

Early Bird: $34

Full Cost: $38

Deadlines

Early Bird: March 15

Final: March 22

Youth Open Gym

Seize the opportunity to play unorganized basketball. Knock-out, 3-on-3, and more–the options are endless! A gym supervisor will be present to ensure safety, but will not lead organized activities. At least four participants need to arrive by 1:15pm or open gym will be cancelled for the day.

Who

K-8th Grade
Children under 8 years old must have a parent/caregiver 13 or older present.

When

March 5-April 9

Fridays
1:00pm-2:30pm

Where

MES Gym

Cost

FREE

Deadlines

Minimum of four participants need to arrive by 1:15pm or session will be cancelled for the day.

Meeker Youth Track & Field

This youth track program offers an opportunity to engage in track and field skills in a fun and welcoming environment. Practices are designed to introduce events, stretching, and conditioning, as well as individual and team exercises. Track equipment will be provided. All participants should come prepared with athletic shoes and a water bottle. T-shirt is included in price. A track meet will be held from 12:15pm-2:15pm on May 14 for all track participants. 

1st-3rd Grade

  • When: April 16-May 14
    Fridays
    12:15pm-1:00pm

  • Who: 1st-3rd Grade

  • Where: Bob King Track

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $25
    Full Cost: $28

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird April 2
    Final April 9

4th-6th Grade

  • When: April 16-May 14
    Fridays
    1:15pm-2:15pm

  • Who: 4th-6th Grade

  • Where: Bob King Track

  • Cost:
    Early Bird $25
    Full Cost: $28

  • Deadlines:
    Early Bird April 2
    Final April 9

Spikeball

Come and play a game of spikeball with your friends! This new program allows you to play no matter your level of experience. It will offer a chance to improve agility, hand-eye coordination, and develop better instincts. Multiple games will be played in a 2vs2 format determined by age. Questions? Contact Dylan at 970-878-7426 for more information or learn more about Spikeball at www.spikeball.com.

Who

4th-8th Grade

When

April 23-May 14

Fridays

3:00pm-4:00pm

Where

Paintbrush Park 

(rainout location at Elementary School Gym)

Cost

Early Bird: $12

Full Cost: $14

Deadlines

Early Bird: April 9

Final: April 16

MHS Sport Clinic - Baseball

Meeker High School (MHS) baseball coaches and players will be teaching the fundamentals of baseball. Through a partnership with MHS athletic programs and ERBM, this clinic will directly support the MHS Baseball team.

Who

K-8th Grade
Boys & Girls

When

May 6

Thursday

4:30pm-6:30pm

Where

Paintbrush Park 

Baseball Field

Cost

Free

Deadlines

May 6 onsite registration
begins at 4:00pm

Meeker Youth Baseball

Meeker Youth Baseball is a recreational traveling program that is a part of the Valley Youth Baseball League. This program places emphasis on baseball fundamentals in a team setting. Players will practice twice a week and play out-of-town games on week nights. Cost includes game T-shirt and hat. Game pants will be checked out for the season. A game schedule will be provided at the start of the season (end of season tournament TBD). Volunteer coaches needed! Contact Dylan at 970-878-7426 for more information.

Who

8-10 Years Old 

Boys

When

May 24-July 21
Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30pm-6:30pm
No practice May 31.

Cost

Early Bird: $67

Full Cost: $76

Deadlines

Early Bird: May 7

Final: May 14

Where

Paintbrush Park 

Field #1

Meeker Youth Softball

Meeker Youth Softball is a recreational traveling program that is a part of the Valley Youth Softball League. This program places emphasis on softball fundamentals in a team setting. Players will practice twice a week and play out-of-town games on week nights. Cost includes game T-shirt and hat. Game pants will be checked out for the season. A game schedule will be provided at the start of the season (end of season tournament TBD). Volunteer coaches needed! Contact Sara at 970-878-7435 for more information.

Who

8-10 Years Old 

Girls

When

May 25-July 22
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30pm-6:30pm

Cost

Early Bird: $70

Full Cost: $79

Deadlines

Early Bird: May 7

Final: May 14

Where

Paintbrush Park 

Field #1

Colorado Rockies Skill Challenge

On behalf of the Colorado Rockies and Colorado Parks and Recreation Association, ERBM is proud to host the local competition for the Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge. Participants will showcase their talents in base running, throwing, and hitting. Winners in each age division will have the opportunity to advance to the sectional competition. A Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge registration form needs to be completed by a parent/guardian 18 years or older before entering the competition.  

Rules - Coming soon!

Registration Form - Coming soon!

Who

Ages 6-13 (age as of Dec. 31, 2021)
Boys & Girls

When

May 28

Friday

10:00am

Cost

Free

Deadlines

Day-of registration from 9:15am-9:45am

Where

Paintbrush Park 

Field #1

T-Ball/Coach Pitch

This program will provide friendly instructional competition with an emphasis on baseball fundamentals. Players will have the option to hit from a tee or to bat against a coach pitched ball. Players will receive a T-shirt and hat. Games are in-house; no travel. A game schedule will be provided at the start of the season. Volunteer coaches needed! Contact Jay at 970-878-7426 for more information.

Who

6-7 Year Olds
Boys & Girls

When

June 7-July 7
Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30pm-6:30pm

No session July 5.

Cost

Early Bird: $52

Full Cost: $56

Deadlines

Early Bird: May 14

Final: May 25

Where

6th Street Field

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