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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.

Latest News

Summer Camp Brochure

Hot off the presses! Check out the new VRD summer guide, featuring new mountain bike and LEGO® camps! Registration is now open for sports camps. Day camp registration will open April 1.


2019 Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle Snowshoe Race

The seventh annual Vail Recreation District Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle 5K and 10K races and the kids' 1K fun run will celebrate all things green in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day! Taking place on the Vail Nordic Center trails, all races begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, followed immediately by a lively post-race party at the Vail Golf & Nordic Clubhouse.  

Bloch and Chapleau Vail Grail Winter Race Series

Need motivation for those new years' resolutions? Get ready to skin, shift and shuffle your way to glory! The Bloch and Chalpleau Vail Grail is a 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.

Vail Holiday Sweater Run

Get your best sweater out and join in this fun and festive race on Saturday, Dec. 15!