The Vail Recreation District's (VRD) mission is to offer diverse and exceptional recreation opportunities that enhance the physical, social and emotional well-being of all its residents and guests. The VRD aims to help Vail Valley residents and visitors pursue their recreational passions by providing the following:
- Outlets for competition in summer and winter via a running and a mountain bike race series, and numerous tournaments and/or leagues for hockey, volleyball, lacrosse, softball, golf, tennis, soccer, flag football, broomball, figure skating and rugby.
- Venues like Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Golf Club, Vail Nordic Center, Vail Gymnastics Center, Vail Nature Center, Vail Skatepark, Vail Tennis Center, Community Programming Room, Vail's Imagination Station, and use of additional gyms, playing fields and the surrounding White River National Forest via collaboration with local entities.
- Sports classes and camps for youth, adults and families.
- Opportunities to learn about and appreciate our Rocky Mountain environment through guided activities, classes and camps