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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

Golf Club Season Passes

2016 season passes are now available for the Vail Golf Club at a variety of levels. Passes and punch cards may be purchased in person at the Vail Golf Club or online using the link below.

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Sand Volleyball

Summer sand volleyball league registration is now open!

Camp Eco Fun Campouts

New camp options this year! Kids 6-12 can join us for an overnight camp to Gore Creek or Sweetwater. Registration now open.

Elections

May 3, 2016

2016 Vail Park and Recreation District Election Results

Vail Park and Recreation District (VRD) voters elected Bill J. Suarez (incumbent) and Roland J. Kjesbo today, May 3, to serve as members of the VRD Board of Directors. The results are preliminary pending certification by the canvas board. Unofficial results are as follows:

Bill J Suarez – 187
Roland J Kjesbo – 124
Rodney Johnson – 109
Stephen “Cone” Connolly – 50
Brian Rodine – 45

The new members will serve four-year terms and join Tom Saalfeld, Kevin Foley and Kimberly Newbury who will continue to the 2018 election.

March 8, 2016

VAIL RECREATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATE FORUM SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 24

The 2016 Vail Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors Candidate Forum will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 in the Vail Town Council Chambers. Candidates will answer a series of questions from a moderator and field questions from a live audience. Five candidates, Roland J Kjesbo, Stephen "Cone" Connolly, Brian Rodine, Bill J Suarez and Rodney Johnson, are running for the two Board of Director seats.

The public is encouraged to attend and will be invited to submit questions upon arrival. The forum will be moderated with each candidate having the opportunity to address questions and issues in a time controlled manner.

The election will be conducted as a polling place election. The polling place, located in the Grand View Room on the third floor of the Lionshead Welcome Center, 395 E. Lionshead Circle in Vail, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3.

Absentee voting requests are now being accepted. An Application for Absentee Ballot can be downloaded by going to www.vailrec.com/elections or may be requested at the VRD Administration Office, 700 S. Frontage Road E. in Vail. The final day to file an absentee ballot application is April 29, 2016.

For information on the candidate forum or additional election information, contact April Heredia, the Designated Election Official, at 970-479-2279. For information on registering as a Colorado voter, contact the Eagle County Clerk's Office at 970-328-8710 or the Secretary of State's office at http://www.sos.state.co.us/.


March 2, 2016

VAIL PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT ELECTION SET FOR TUESDAY, MAY 3

The Vail Park and Recreation District's (Vail Recreation District) special district election will be held on Tuesday, May 3 at which election voters will elect two directors to the VRD board to serve a four-year term. Five candidates, Stephen "Cone" Connolly, Rodney Johnson, Roland J Kjesbo, Brian Rodine and Bill J Suarez, are running for two Board of Director seats.  

 
Eligible electors include anyone  in the State of Colorado who also meets one of the following requirements:
*           A resident of the District; or
*           The owner (or spouse or civil union partner of owner) of taxable real or personal property situated within the boundaries of the District. 
 
A person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the District shall be considered an owner of taxable property for the purpose of qualifying as an elector.
 
The election will be conducted as a polling place election.  The polling place, located in the Grand View Room on the third floor of the Lionshead Welcome Center, 395 E. Lionshead Circle in Vail, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3.
 
Absentee voting requests are now being accepted. An Application for Absentee Ballot can be downloaded by going to www.vailrec.com/elections or may be requested at the VRD Administration Office, 700 S. Frontage Road E. in Vail. The final day to file an absentee ballot application is April 29, 2016.  
  
For additional election information, contact April Heredia, the Designated Election Official, at 970-479-2279. For information on registering as a Colorado voter, contact the  at 970-328-8710 or the Secretary of State's office at http://www.sos.state.co.us/.

February 12, 2016   |   Self-Nomination Form  

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR VAIL PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Vail Park & Recreation District of Eagle County, Colorado.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, two (2) directors will be elected to serve a four-year term.

Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms are available from April Heredia, the Designated Election Official for the District, at 700 S. Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657.  Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms must be filed with the Designated Election Official for the District at the above address not less than 67 days prior to the election (Friday, February 26, 2016).


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official of the District at the above address between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the election (Friday, April 29, 2016).  All absentee ballots must be returned to the Designated Election Official by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.

VAIL PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT
 
By: /s/April Heredia
  Designated Election Official

February 8, 2016   |   Absentee Ballot Request   

The Vail Park and Recreation District's special district election will be held on Tuesday, May 3 at which election voters will elect two directors to the VRD board to serve a four-year term.

Absentee voting requests are now being accepted. An Application for Absentee Ballot can be downloaded by clicking here or may be requested at the VRD administration office, 700 S Frontage Road E in Vail. The final day to request an absentee ballot is April 29.

 

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