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March 2016 Activities
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Devine ArtGirls Kinder/2nd Grade Basketball 
Denver Nuggets Skills Challen ge Sectional Winners
Instructional League Basketball | Youth Lacrosse 
AVSC Nordic Ski Festival 
2016 Spring/Summer Brochure

Rained Out Service |  Coming in April
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Shamrock Candy Dishes with Ms. Devine
Shamrocks are our theme for our next clay class with Ms. Devine.  We will make a lucky shamrock dish that your child will be able to creatively design and paint this dish for St. Patrick’s Day candies and treats!  Class is after school March 3 and 10 from 3:30-5 PM.  All materials and a healthy snack are included.  Class is filling so register today for only $40!

Girls Only Basketball
Girls rock in this camp! Here is a chance for your Kinder-2nd grade daughter to get on the courts with their friends and learn about the game of basketball.  This is a girl’s only basketball camp designed to help girls discover their passion for sports.   Camp dates are February 29, March 1, 3, 7, 8, 10 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm and is only $45.  Camp is after school and on campus.  Register today!

Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge Sectional Winners! 

Basalt made a great showing in the sectional competition in Grand Junction on February 21.  Jackson Rapaport took first in the 13-14 age group, Samuel Sherry took 2nd in 11-12, Carly Gatlin was 2nd in 11-12, Hayes Gatlin tied for 3rd in the 9-10 and Parker Sims took 2nd in the 7-8.  Rapaport will be going to Denver to compete in state competition and Sherry will be going as an at large candidate due to his high scoring. Congratulations and thank you for representing Basalt in Basketball!!

Instructional League Basketball
Instructional League Basketball will be coming to final tournaments this week.  3rd/4th grade boys and girls are playing tournaments this week and 5th/6th grade boys and girls will be playing their tournament next week.  Good luck to all the teams!  Go Basalt!

I’m always snapping pictures at games and our programs.  Check out the pictures from our home games on our website.

Youth Boys and Girls Lacrosse

The Roaring Fork Lacrosse Club is a great way to get our child out on the field and playing this super exciting sport.  Boys are U9-High School.  Girls are 5th/6th and 7th/8th grades. Click here for registration and more information.  Get involved in Lacrosse!

Youth Nordic Ski Festival with AVSC

AVSC is hosting a couple really fun races this month that are focused on young kids.  They are building really fun courses and all races have an underwater theme.  There will be an obstacle course type race at AVSC on Saturday, February 27 th and a costume wave start race at Spring Gulch on February 28 th.  There will be toys, tons of prizes and treats.  All participants will get a sweet t-shirt and the entry fee is CHEAP!   You do not need to be member of AVSC to come enjoy this festival full of fun. Click here for event details and register here.

2016 Spring Summer Brochure

We are working on our spring and summer activities and the brochure will be out by the end of March.  Look for your guide in the mail or on our webpage.  Right now we are looking for a tennis instructor.  If you  are interested or know someone that would be good at teaching young kids tennis, please call me at the recreation department at 970-927-8214 x400.

  Rained Out Texting Service

Stay up to date with RainedOut, the leading free texting notification service for sports and events. Basalt Recreation is using RainedOut to help you receive notifications for cancelled events, change in plans, helpful reminders. Visit and search for Basalt Recreation Department, from there you can choose which events and programs you would like to receive text notifications so you can know before you go. is also a great way to know about your basketball game.  Once you find out who your coach is you can go to and choose to follow your coach to get last minute text details about games, practices and more.  Instant results coming directly to your phone!

Coming in April

  • Jump and Juggle
  • Activities Fair - April 5
  • Basalt 2016 Spring/Summer Brochure