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Winter 2017 Schedule

Call Outdoor Recreation at 720-865-0680 to register!

Wednesday, January 11 | Sprague Lake (Rocky Mountain National Park)                
8:00am—5:30pm
Depart from: Washington Park Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 8688’

Wednesday, January 18 | Genesee Mountain Park
8:00am—4:30pm                 
Depart from: Cook Park Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 7400’

Wednesday, January 25 | Snow Mtn. Ranch Nordic Center
8:00am—5:30pm                  
Depart from: Scheitler Recreation Center
Nordic Center elevation: 9000’

Wednesday, February 1 | Wild Basin area (Rocky Mountain National Park)
8:00am—5:30pm                  
Depart from: Central Park Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 8500’

Friday, February 10 | FULL MOON SNOWSHOE @ Echo Lake
4:30pm—10:30pm                 
Depart from: Scheitler Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 10,400’                 

Wednesday, February 15 | Jim Creek Trail (Arapahoe National Forest) 
8:00am—5:30pm                 
Depart from: Scheitler Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 9220’

Wednesday, February 22 | Bierstadt Lake (Rocky Mountain National Park)
8:00am—5:30pm                 
Depart from: Washington Park Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 8840’

Wednesday, March 1 | Breckenridge Nordic Center
8:00am—5:30pm                 
Depart from: Scheitler Recreation Center
Nordic Center elevation: 9300’

Wednesday, March 8 | Falcon Park (Jefferson County Open Space)
8:00am—5:00pm                  
Depart from: Eisenhower Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 7851’

Wednesday, March 15 | Nymph, Dream, Emerald Lake (Rocky Mountain National Park)
8:00am—5:30pm                 
Depart from: Central Park Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 9475’

Wednesday, March 22 | Creekside/Flume Trail (Arapahoe National Forest)
8:00am—5:30pm                 
Depart from: Scheitler Recreation Center
Trailhead elevation: 8799’

This weekday ski and snowboard program provides Denver youth (ages 7-17) an opportunity to develop snow-sport skills through affordable group lessons at Winter Park Resort.

Participants will receive lessons from Winter Park Ski and Ride School instructors for the day, teaching them how to ski or snowboard. A fee of $30 per program includes lift tickets, equipment rental, lessons and transportation.

Note: Must be a Denver resident to participate. Denver Parks and Recreation will provide transportation from a designated recreation center, at which registration should also be completed.

This program is intended for fist-time and beginner skiers and snowboarders.

For questions and more information, call 720-865-0680.

Download the schedule and register at your local recreation center!

team building games

DPR Recreation staff will come to your location and facilitate team building through activities that focus on skills such as leadership, problem solving, decision making, teamwork and communication. 

All programs are custom-made to help achieve your group's goals- contact us for scheduling and more details.

outdoor rec hiking trips in the fall and summer

Youth

Schools and other organizations can schedule a day hike for groups of students ages 5-18. Youth hiking trips are programmed based on your group's size, age, skill level and goals. Levels of difficulty range from easy to strenuous with various routes to choose from. Explore the riparian ecosystem of Beaver Brook or learn about Colorado natural history and ecology on a fun-filled trek through the Rocky Mountain foothills.

Contact us to schedule a youth hike.

people completing the genesee challenge ropes course


Located in Genesee Park, just 20 minutes west of Denver, Genesee Challenge Course is set in a beautiful stand of Ponderosa Pines overlooking the continental divide. There are roughly 60 low and high elements that allow us to create a program specifically designed to achieve your group’s goals.

Learn more | Download the brochure

Genesee Challenge Course is open April through October for groups in size from 8 - 100.

For more information call 720-865-0680 or email at outdoor.recreation@denvergov.org.

 

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