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The Vail Nordic Center pro shop is now open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come get geared up for winter!

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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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The VRD is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Vail Recreation District Board of Directors. Self-nomination forms are due March 2 and absentee ballot requests are due May 1.


Kids Night Out with Blue Starlite Cinema

Kids ages 5+ are invited to join in for Kids Night Out on Sunday, Feb. 11 from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will get to enjoy virtual reality, shrinky art, Imagination Station play and dinner. Top it all off with a movie, popcorn and drink at Blue Starlite Cinema!

Vail Grail Winter Race Series

Need motivation for those new years' resolutions? Get ready to skin, shift and shuffle your way to glory! The Vail Grail is a new championship series consisting of four winter events – a nordic skate race, a run uphill at Vail Mountain, a fat tire bike race and a snowshoe shuffle - and participants can sign up for one, two, three or all four races. Racers who complete all four races have a shot at winning the coveted Vail Grail, a permanent trophy that will bear the male and female Open division winners' names for years to come.

Chocolate Making with Felicia

Join us for a sweet evening full of chocolate! On Tuesday, Feb. 13, Felicia of Cornerstone Chocolates will be at the VRD Community Programming room in Lionshead. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Felicia will teach particiants how to make a variety of delectable confections! To register, visit

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