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TELLURIDE PARKS AND RECREATION ACTIVITY

and SPORTS INFORMATION

Telluride Parks and Recreation Department.  Box 397.  Telluride, CO 81435.  Phone: (970) 728-2173     Fax: (970) 728-9645     email:  www.town.telluride.co.us  

2007 Programs The Telluride Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of year round programs for Youth and adults in Town Park, at the school gyms, in the Bear Creek Preserve, and at the Youth Link.  Our staff provides assistance to the Commission for Arts and Special Events ( CASE ) and the Parks and Recreation Commission.  Our department also manages and approves the applications for Town Park core area reservations, banners, street closures, and pocket park reservations.  Our Parks Division maintains the ball fields, ice rinks, cross-country trails, pocket parks, flower baskets, holiday decorations and our campground.  They also keep the Free Box clean, manage Spring Clean-up, and organize the Arbor Day Celebration.  

Town Park Facilities
Information Center
34 site campground
Outdoor swimming pool
Four multi-purpose ball fields
Kid’s fishing pond (limit 4 fish)
Two sand volleyball courts
Two tennis courts
Three restroom facilities
Two shower facilities 
Two playgrounds
Two Horseshoe pits
Outdoor basketball court
Skateboard ramp
Picnic / BBQ areas
Covered grandstand
Concert stage
Disc golf course ( 9 holes )

Town Park Pool
Mondays: CLOSED FOR CLEANING
Tues-Fri: Lap swim 12:00 - 1:00
Open swim 1:00 - 5:30 Lap swim 5:30 - 6:30
Sat., Sun: Open swim 10:00 - 6:00
& Holidays ( May 31st, July 4TH, & Sept. 6th )
Fees: Adults 18 – 58 $4.00 Lap swimmers $3.00 
Children 7-17 $2.00 
Seniors 59 & up Free
Kids 6 & under Free * 
Family Membership $75.00
Adult Membership $45.00
Child Membership $30.00
* = Adult supervision required
Season: May 29th - September 6th 
Pool phone: (970) 728-9919 ( summer only )

Reservations
The Town Park warming hut and core area may be reserved between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on specific dates that do not conflict with other uses. This area must remain open to the public at all times and there is a 4 hour maximum per rental. One reservation per day. All other Town Park facilities are on a first come, first served basis. Call us at 728-2173 at least two weeks in advance for a request form. A clean-up deposit is also required. 

Youth Programs
FOR ALL PROGRAMS, PLEASE REGISTER AT INFORMATION CENTER IN TOWN PARK

Youth Link 
Located at 233 E. Pacific Street
Call Rob Petrie at (970)-728-0140 
email: rpetrie@town.telluride.co.us 
Youth Link is an activity and resource center for boys and girls ages 10 – 18. Programs focus on service learning, outdoor education, skate boarding, and enrichment courses. Please call Youth Link or check the Parks and Recreation bi-weekly calendar for hours of operation, events and scheduled programs.

Swim Team 
“Telluride Torpedoes” 
USA Swimming / Western Slope
Try-outs for new swimmers, ages 7-17, 
will be on Tuesday, May 18th at 4:00 p.m.
Register by May 21st at 5:00pm
Skateboarding
Facilities located in Town Park & Youth Link 
Free to the public.Waiver form, helmets and pads required
More Youth Programs
Swimming Lessons
Boys and girls ages 9 months - 12 yrs.
Infants – Level 5, American Red Cross Three sessions are offered:
(1) June 21st - July 16th * 4 weeks (2) July 19th – July 30th * 2 weeks
(3) August 9th – August 20th * 2 weeks
$25 (pool members) or $35 (non-members)

Spring Baseball & Softball
Boys and Girls ages 5 – 12 
We offer T-ball for ages 5 & 6, Coach’s Pitch baseball for boys ages 7 & 8, Coach’s Pitch softball for girls ages 7-9, Fast Pitch Softball for girls ages 10–12, and Little League Baseball for boys 9 – 12.
Register by April 2nd for Girls SB ages 7-12
Register by April 30th for Tee-ball and Coach’s Pitch Baseball www.telluridebaseball.com

Youth Soccer Programs
Spring Pre-School (4yrs) * 12:15 – 1:15
Kindergarten * 1:30 – 2:30
Grades 1 & 2 * 3:30 – 5:00
Grades 3 & 4 * 3:30 – 5:00
Above programs are non-traveling. 
Practices and games are on Tue. & Thu. 
Begins on May 6th and ends on June 3rd 
Register by April 30th 
Fall Pre-School * 12:15 – 1:15
Kindergarten * 1:30 – 2:30
Grades 1 & 2 * 3:30 – 5:00
U-10 teams * 3:30 – 5:00
Practices and games are on Tue. & Thu.
U-10 teams will travel on Saturdays.
Register by August 20th 
Begins on Thursday, August 26th 

Youth Sport Camps
Telluride Volleyball Camp 
July 12th – 16th for boys and girls entering grades 3 – 12. Camp is at the Telluride HS Gym. $100.00 per player
Grades 3 – 6 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grades 7 – 12 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
* Please register at Parks and Rec office *

Telluride Basketball Camp
July 19th – 23rd for boys and girls 
entering grades 3 – 12. Camp is at the Telluride HS gym. $100 per player 
Grades 3 – 6 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grades 7 – 12 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
* Please register at Parks and Rec office * 

Telluride Baseball Camp
July 26th – 30th for ages 8 – 18 
Ron Davini: (480) 838-7133 
www.telluridebaseballcamp.com
$175.00 Day Camp (Locals in R-1 schools ) $275.00 Telluride Day Camp ( Non-Locals )
* Please register with Baseball Camp in AZ *

Telluride Soccer Camp
August 2nd – 6th for ages 5 - 18 
Telluride Soccer Club: (970) 369-1312 
www.telluridesoccer.com
Junior Camp (ages 5-12) $115.00
Senior Camp (ages 13-18) $150.00
* Please register with Telluride Soccer Club *

Adult Programs

Slow-pitch Softball Leagues
Men’s A & B / Women’s Divisions 
Men play on M / W / F / Sat & Sun
Women play on T / Th & Sat 
Register by Friday, May 7th

Sand Volleyball
“Volley in the Valley” Aug 14th & 15th 
Two public sand courts located by pool

Lap Swim
Tuesdays - Fridays at Town Park Pool
$3.00 per swimmer / pay at pool
Noon – 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Adult Co-ed Soccer League
League games begin August 9th 
Register by Friday, August 2nd 

Coed Invitational Soccer Tourney
August 21st & 22nd - 8 teams

Horseshoes
2 pits near swimming pool

Tennis
Two Courts - 1 hour courtesy rule
No reservations accepted

Basketball
One outdoor court - Open play
Pick-up games only

Disc Golf Courses
9 hole course in Town Park
18 hole course off top of Gondola
Free to the public

 

Telluride Campground
Located in Telluride Town Park 
5 primitive area campsites
29 vehicle campsites 
Open mid-May to mid-October
NO RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED
$15 per vehicle campsite (Sr=$8)
$12 per primitive site (Sr=$8)
(Sr = seniors age 59 and up) 
Check out time is 11:00 a.m.
6 person / 1 vehicle / 2 tent limit per vehicle camp site. 
$4 for a 2nd vehicle, if site allows
4 person / 1 tent limit per primitive camp site ( 1 vehicle maximum ) 
7 night maximum stay.
Limited sites for RV’s and trucks with trailers up to 30 ft. 
Showers and toilet facilities are available on site. Hot showers are coin operated ($2.00 / 5 minutes)
No open Fires! Charcoal cooking permitted in designated grills only. 
For assistance with complaints after hours, call Dispatch at 252-4018
For camping during the Bluegrass Festival, call 1-800-624-2422
For camping during the Blues and Brews Fest, call 1-866-515-6166
Notice to Campers:
Construction of a multi-purpose, covered ice rink will take place in the Town Park Campground during the summer of 2004.
While planning your stay in our campground, please be aware that there will be noise, 

Parks and Rec Staff
Rick Herrington, Parks and Rec Director
Sally Jones, Park Supervisor
Rich Hamilton, Recreation Supervisor
Rob Petrie, Youth Activities Coordinator
Jane Miller, Crew Leader
Bronwyn Wells, Park Aide
Todd Broughton, Park Aide
Brendan Doyle, Recreation Aide
Kalli Barney, Administrative Secretary
Stephanie Balter, Intern

Bear Creek Preserve
In 1995, the San Miguel Conservation Foundation and the Town of Telluride acquired the 320 acres adjacent to Town Park now known as the Bear Creek Preserve. The Bear Creek Trail can be accessed from the South end of Pine Street. Interpretive maps are available at the Information Center in Town Park for $1.00. 

Bear Creek Ranger Activities
Free, guided youth hikes up Bear Creek.
Volunteer work and community service projects for youth and adults. 

 

 
   
 

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