Salida Community Activities
Salida’s Park & Recreation Program
The City of Salida offers many great year round recreation programs for kid's pre-school age and up. We provide a variety of exciting classes including swimming, arts and crafts, biking, educational indoor and outdoor programs and much more! Pick up a Summer Recreation Program brochure for schedules and fees. These brochures are available at the Hot Springs Aquatic Center and the Chamber of Commerce.
To check out all the recreation programs currently going on visit www.salidarec.com
Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area "The Hometown Ski Area"
Open November to April at 10,790 feet with a 1170 vertical drop. Perched high atop the Continental Divide, Monarch boasts an average snowfall of 350 inches and consistently ranks top in the state for natural snowfall. There are 670 ski able acres, 5 lifts and 54 trails. The summit elevation is 11,961 feet. Monarch Snowcat Tours offers 900 backcounty acres, and incredible views. The tour have been named the steepest and deepest by Denver's Rocky Mountain News. "Monarch is affordable Skiing & Snowboarding."www.skimonarch.com
Salida Hot Springs
The Salida Hot Springs is a year round facility which offers aquatic recreation and relaxation in natural hot mineral water.
Public Hours: 1-9pm
Salida Golf Club
Dow Stewart-PGA Professional
A 9 hole course with fabulous mountain scenery. Cart, Pull Carts, Rental Clubs, Driving Range, Restaurant and Bar. Club and Private Tournaments.
Salida City Recreation and Sports
Babe Ruth Baseball Association:
May through July Approximately 200 participants.
Age groups 5 - 14 & 15 - 18 years.
Youth Soccer Association:
Spring & Fall seasons. Recreational play for ages 5 - 12. Intermediate & Competitive play for ages 12 - 19.
Girl’s Slow Pitch Softball League
Starts in June. For ages 8 - 12 and 13 -15.
Women’s Recreation Volleyball League:
January through April. Andreas Field House & Larimer Gym on Tuesdays.
Competitive Volleyball League:
Mondays, January through April.
Co-Ed Recreational Volleyball League
Thursdays, January through April.
Women’s Competitive Volleyball League:
Wednesday, August through November.
Men’s Basketball Town Team League:
November to April, Sundays and Wednesdays.
Bowling: Salida Super Bowl Lanes.
Winter Leagues, mixed leagues,, women, men and children.
Cyclone Swim Team:
Swim practice all winter at the Salida Hot springs Pool. Ages 5 - 18 years.
For books, maps and other resources in print on the Salida area check out these locations:
Headwaters Outdoor Equipment
The Salida Regional Library
U.S. Forest Service, Salida Ranger District
(719) 539-2579, (719) 539-3591