BV REC Programs

Ongoing Programs

The programs listed below run all year. For seasonal programs, please check the Youth/Teen/Adult Programs menus located on the left sidebar.
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APE Fun Run

Once a month throughout the school year, local kids gather at Avery Parsons Elementary with their friends and family to run or walk one mile . It’s an awesome way to stay in shape and promote wellness throughout the community! Everyone is welcome to join in the fun, no matter what school you go to or what age you are- we’d love to see you come out to support BV REC, Boys and Girls Club, and APE!

No cost/no registration. Starts at 3:15pm.

Bike Library
Want to ride to school but you don't have a bike? BV REC can help! The bike library is located at Avery Parsons Elementary School. This is where checkout and return takes place.

Reserve a bike by calling our Program Coordinator at 395-1939. There is no cost, but all students renting bikes must have a parent/guardian present at time of checkout.

Please print the Bike Checkout Form and bring it with you when you meet with BV REC.

Bike Polo
Bike Polo
Who needs horses when we have bikes? Come on down and join us for this crazy fun event -- just bring your bike; the rest of the equipment will be provided!

Who: Ages 18+

Where: BV Softball Field

When: Sunday Nights (weather permitting)
April - September: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
October - March: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Details: Call Boneshaker Cycles for more information on this event! (719) 966-5075

Bridge Club

Join us for bridge every Thursday from 1pm-5pm. The Club meets at the Community Center. For additional information, call Marjie at 395-8846 or Marie at 395-6470.

Monday Morning Art

Whether you’re a painter, sculptor, or artist, bring your projects to the Community Center and socialize while you work. Share your expertise or receive guidance and support from other participants!

When: Mondays year-round, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Community Center Aspen Room
Who: Ages 18+
Cost: $1 per session
Instructors: Carolyn Rice, 207-1967
                      Ginny Holzwarth, 395-1971
Deadline: None -- join anytime!


This game mixes badminton, tennis, and ping pong skills creating a fun, active, low-impact environment for individuals of all ages and athletic backgrounds! No experience necessary; we’ll teach you when you show up. It’s easy to learn and you won’t regret it -- it’s a blast

Indoor Play
Who: Ages 16+
When: June 5-August 15, Tuesday, 6:00-8:00pm
Where: Darren Patterson Christian Academy -
518 S. San Juan Avenue in Buena Vista
Cost: $3/per player

Outdoor Play
Who: Age 16+
When: Beginning May 1, 9:00am-12:00pm
Recreational Play: Monday & Wednesday
Competitive Play: Tuesday & Thursday
Where: River Park Basketball Courts
Cost: $1/per player

Details: Play is coordinated by the Peak to Peak Pickleball Club. For more information on Pickleball in Chaffee County, visit their Facebook page: Peak to Peak Pickleball Club.
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A combination of Pilates and Yoga, this new activity will help you stretch and strengthen your entire body! PiYo allows you to move at a decent tempo from one pose to another!

When: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 8:00am-9:00am

Where: Community Center Pinon Room

Who: Ages 18+

Cost: $4 per session drop-in rate OR $20 punch card for 7 visits

Instructor: Debbie Gaulter

Deadline: None -- Join in at any time!
BV REC is partnering with the Rocky Mountain Racquet Club to offer drop in tennis! This is perfect for someone who doesn't have much time, wants another opportunity to play during the winter, hasn't played for some time, or even the beginners out there who haven't ever played! It'll be a good chance to get in some activity during these snowy winter months and to prepare for outdoor play this summer!
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Women's Cardio Kickboxing
This is a strength and conditioning class for women, with the primary goal being that of fitness. You will learn proper striking techniques which will allow you to employ your hands, feet, knees, and elbows into various striking combinations which when paired with calisthenics will result in a fun, exhausting, and rewarding workout.

Who: Women, Ages 16+

When: Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm

Cost: $30/month or $10/session

Deadline: None! Come anytime!

Young at Heart

Young at Heart is a group for ages 55+. We meet at noon on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Community Center. Each meeting includes a potluck lunch followed by a program with informative speakers. For additional information, contact Amy McCrary at 303-519-3666.
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