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Welcome to the Vail Recreation District, your premier source for things to do in Vail for residents and guests year round. With numerous recreation facilities and sports fields located around Vail, we have a large variety of summer activities and winter activities, with something for all ages. From summer camps to after school programs, adult fitness classes to open gyms, the Vail Recreation District is your one-stop shop for affordable, family-friendly fun in Eagle County.

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KidZone Winter Break Camp

Keep your children busy and happpy this Winter Break! Register for the KidZone Winter Break Camp, from Dec. 21 to Jan. 2. The camp is based out of the Red Sandstone Elementary School gymnasium in Vail, where kids will engage in a variety of fun activities and go on winter outings throughout the valley.


Santa's Workshop

Kick off the holiday season with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Santa's Workshop takes place on Dec. 16 from 3 to 6 p.m. Located in the Community Programming room on the second level of the Lionshead Welcome Center in Vail, Santa's Workshop is free for children of all ages.

Kids will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and participate in festive crafts, including making ornaments, creating gifts, decorating cookies and personalizing picture frames. Don't miss this jolly holiday tradition!

Cocktails & Canvas: Paper Lanterns

Lighten up your evening with Cocktails & Canvas on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. Experienced instructors will guide participants in creating colorful paper lanterns, which can then be brought to the Winter Solstice Lantern Walk on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

KidZone School's Out Camp

The next KidZone School's Out Camp is during Thanksgiving Break from November 21-23. Sign up today!

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