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New July Through December Brochure is Here!

It’s going to be an exciting year here at Parks and Recreation! We have our brand new multi-use court which is available for your own use, but we’ll also have multiple events hosted to help you learn some of the new games that the court can be used for! We have a variety of arts and academic classes coming up, as well as our favorite BMX and BOOzaar events and other trips. See the whole...

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KRU July Calendar

Don’t forget, KRU will be closed Tuesday, July 4th. The rest of the month is filled with fun activities and projects! Water games have been fun on warm days, plus we’ll be heading to Memorial Pool & Pirate’s Cove this month. As long as the weather stays nice, we’ll have plenty more fun outside with CATCH games – we’ve been learning soccer skills which has been a favorite. Some of our art projects include velvet posters and canvas paintings. We’ll also be headed to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Trampoline World! See the full...

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What Are Your Kids’ Summer Plans?

Summer is here, and it’s the perfect time to sign your kids up for KRU summer camp! Just $14 a day and $11 for each additional sibling – or only $8 for a half day. Application forms are available on our website, at Parks & Recreation, and at the KRU Clubhouse (located across from the library). Completed applications and copies of vaccination records are needed before their first day, but after that, the only day they need to be signed up for is Friday field trips. Our summer is going to be filled with fun games, creative craft projects, and exciting trips! Our CATCH games will keep us active – be sure to fill out one of their quick forms! We’ll be making key chains, notebooks, pencil bags, model airplanes, canvas paintings, and so much more. Our first trip will...

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Kids Rock University June Calendar

June kicks off the KRU summer program! Our first trip is of course Elitch’s, and we’ll also be going to Chuck E. Cheese, the Northpole, Casa Bonita, and the Royal Gorge! The first fun-filled month of summer will also be packed with great games and creative projects that will surely keep your kids occupied and entertained! See the calendar...

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TyTans Archery Club

Our archery program has been expanding, and now we have a youth archery club! A great way for your kids to be active in a beneficial environment. Read below for Mr. John’s letter about the club: Dear Kids-Youth-Parents-Grandparents, This letter is to let you know about TyTans Archery Club (Teller Youth Team Archery).  It is just for kids/youth, male/female, ages 8 to 17.  We meet at Cripple Creek Park & Rec (CCP&R) most Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:00, and from 12:00 to 2:00. Why archery you may ask.  Well, studies show that archery helps kids/youth focus, learn patience, develop self-discipline/self-control/self-confidence, concentrate, get some exercise, gain emotional intelligence, and through all this they can become better students in school! Another advantage of archery is that it is truly a lifelong sport for all ages, and ANYBODY can learn how to shoot, and most that do love...

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Pamper Mom This Mother’s Day

This month’s craft is our last for the summer! Summer is busy for everyone, so we’re taking a break to enjoy the sunshine and will be back with more projects when the school year starts! But before we go, we’ll be making a great little spa set that’s perfect as a Mother’s Day gift – of course, no one’s saying you can’t keep it for yourself! The spa set is a three-part project that includes Shower Jellies, Sugar Scrub, and Lip Scrub. Everything begins unscented, and you can choose from the variety of options what scents and colors would be best for your mom – or you!   Shower jellies can be used basically the same as soap, just as a fun version. Small pieces can be added to a loofa to create a cleaning lather, or each small...

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