Things to Do - Friday, September 6

Things to Do with Estes Valley Recreation and Park District

All programs are at the Estes Valley Community Center unless otherwise noted. This list only covers a small portion of the wide variety of EVRPD programming. For a complete list of classes, programs, events and activities, including the new summer fitness schedule, visit evrpd.com.   

DANCE

Sweatin’ to the 80’s: Jan Tenzer’s NEW 80’s aerobic dance class inspired by Richard Simmons

Weekly starting September 3; Tuesdays and Fridays from 1—2 p.m., Lower Fitness. 

$5 Drop-in. 

 

Ballroom Dancing with Rebecca Gilberto

Mondays and Wednesdays, September 16 to October 23; 6—7 p.m. (ages 14+)

$65 for 12-week series, advance registration required. No partners required! 

 

Adult Jazz Dance with Rebecca Gilberto

Wednesdays, September 25 thru October 30; 11:15 a.m.—12:05 p.m., Upper fitness. (ages 18+)

$45 for 6-week series, registration required.

 

Baby Ballerinas with Rebecca Gilberto

Wednesdays, September 25 thru October 30; 10 a.m.—10:50 a.m., Upper fitness. (ages 3-5)

$45 for 6-week series, registration required.

 

Moms (or Dads) & Tots: Let’s Get Moving! with Rebecca Gilberto

Mondays, September 23 thru October 28; 10 a.m.—10:50 a.m., Upper fitness. (ages 3-5)

$45 for 6-week series, registration required.

 

Intro to Line Dancing and Line Dance Party with Jan Tenzer

Weekly on Sundays; 1—1:50 p.m. (Intro to Line Dancing), 2—2:50 p.m. (Line Dance Party)

$5 drop-in or $8 for Intro to Line Dancing and Line Dance Party taken together.

 

TRAVEL

Day Trip to Grand Lake

Wednesday, September 18; 9 a.m.—approximately 5:30 p.m.

$24 per person fee includes round-trip transportation and admission to RMNP.

Lunch and shopping are on your own, registration required. 

 

Shades of Ireland—A special presentation by Joshua Ogden with Collette Travel

Thursday, September 19; 1—2 p.m.; Estes Valley Community Center

Free, registration required. 

 

Day Trip to the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg

Wednesday, October 2; 9 a.m.—approximately 5:30 p.m. (ages 13+)

$56 per person fee includes round-trip transportation and admission.

Lunch is on your own; bring a sack lunch or eat at the Lion’s Den Café. Registration required. 

 

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Blood Drive sponsored by EVRPD and Estes Park Health

Monday, September 9; 9 a.m.—3 p.m.; Estes Valley Community Center

For more info, call Lisa Taylor at 970-577-4390.

 

Blood Pressure Clinic

Monday, September 16; 9:30—10 a.m.; Estes Valley Community Center

Free, drop-in; all ages welcome.

 

Tai Chi for Arthritis with Mike Curtiss

Level 1: Fridays, September 6 thru October 25; 9—10 a.m.

$55 for 8-week session; advance registration required. 

Level 2: Fridays, September 6 thru October 25; 10:15—11:15 a.m.

$55 for 8-week session; advance registration required. 

 

Healthy Habits for Life with Rev. Dr. Anna Copeland

Six-week session, Thursdays, September 12 to October 17; 11 a.m.—12:30 p.m. (ages 16+)

$65 per person; advance registration required.   

 

LIFELONG LEARNING

Spanish Classes (Conversational Focus) with José Almeida

Beginner: Mondays, September 16 thru December 9; 5:30—7 p.m.

Intermediate: Tuesdays, September 17 thru December 10; 5:30—7 p.m.

Advanced: Wednesdays, September 18 thru December 11; 5:30—7 p.m.

$100 for 14-week series; Registration required.

 

Guitar Lessons with Elia King

Individual: September 11 thru October 16; 3 - 3:30 - 4 - 4:30 p.m.

$150 for six 30-minute classes. Registration required.

Group: September 11 thru October 16; 5—5:45 p.m.

$120 for six 45-minute lessons. Registration required.

 

The Great Courses® Fine Art DVD Lecture Series; The World’s Greatest Churches 

This week: Notre Dame and the recent fire 

Weekly on Mondays; September 9 to December 23, 10—11:30 a.m. (ages 18+)

Free; drop-in. Discussion facilitated by Lois Sumey.

 

The Great Courses® Science DVD Lecture Series; Experiencing Hubble 

This week: The Sagittarius Star Cloud and The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula 

Weekly on Thursdays; Now through October 10, 10—11:30 a.m. (ages 18+)

Free; drop-in. Discussion facilitated by Lois Sumey.

 

The Supreme Court and the American Society

Weekly on Tuesdays; 10:30 a.m.—12 p.m. (ages 18+)

Free; drop-in.

 

RECREATION

Drop-in Outdoor Pickleball
Every day, 8—11 a.m. (all ages)
Stanley Park pickleball courts; free; drop-in.

Drop-in Ping Pong
Thursdays, 4—9 p.m. (all ages)
Lower level; included with daily admission or membership; drop-in.

FALL YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Youth Soccer
September 9—October 19; (Pre-K thru 6
th grade)
$45 per player, advance registration required.

 

Outdoor Tennis Lessons
September 9—25; (Pre-K thru 6
th grade)

$40 per player; advance registration required.

 

Indoor Tennis Lessons
September 9—25; (Pre-K thru 6
th grade)

$40 per player; advance registration required.

 

Tumbling
September 9—October 14; (ages 5—9)

$40 per tumbler; advance registration required.

 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Palette Pals Open Art Studio

Mondays, 9 a.m.—12 p.m. (ages 18+)

Free and open to the public; drop-in. Bring your own materials and projects. 

 

Rocky Rollers Wii Bowling

Mondays, 10—11 a.m. (ages 18+)

Lower level; free; drop-in.

 

Drop-in Mahjong

Mondays and Fridays, 12:30—4 p.m. (ages 18+)

Free and open to the public; drop-in.

 

Family Playgroup
Wednesdays, 10—11 a.m. (ages 0—5)
Free and open to the public; drop-in.

 

Community Bridge

Thursdays, Lessons: 11:15 a.m.; Games: 12:30—4 p.m. (ages 18+)

Call Lloyd Parker for info or to play; 970-581-3505.

Free and open to the public; drop-in.

 

Drop-in Cribbage

Thursdays, 2—4 p.m. (ages 18+)

Free and open to the public; drop-in.

 

Drop-in Chess

Thursdays, 3:30—4:30 p.m. (all ages)

Free and open to the public; drop-in.

 

AQUATICS

Join the EVRPD Aquatics Team– NOW HIRING LIFEGUARDS!

Flexible schedule — Help us keep swimmers safe while they’re having fun!

For more info, call 970-480-1308.

 

MARINA

Lake Estes Marina Store and Docks

Store open daily, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more info, call 970-586-2011.

 

GOLF AND DISC GOLF

 

Estes Park 18-Hole Golf Course

Course open daily from 7 a.m.—6:30 p.m., now thru September 15.

Course open daily from 7:30 a.m.—6 p.m.; September 16 thru October 31.

For more info, call 970-586-8146.

 

Lake Estes 9-Hole Golf Course

Course open daily from 7:30 a.m.—6 p.m., now thru September 15. 

For more info, call 970-586-8176. (Course will be closed September 16 through October 31)

 

Disc Golf Course

Course open daily through September 15 at noon at the Lake Estes 9-Hole Golf Course

$5 per player all you can play, tee-times not required. 

For more info, call 970-586-8176. (Course will be closed September 16 through October 31)

 

REGISTRATION

To register for these programs or for more information about the district happenings, visit evrpd.com or call 970-586-8191. You can also register in person by visiting the Estes Valley Recreation Center at 660 Community Drive. 

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