Looking for a unique venue in Vail for a special event or gathering? The VRD offers a variety of venues for both large and small-scale events from birthday parties to family reunions, from weddings to corporate retreats, from sports tournaments to concerts. Facility rentals are available for Dobson Ice Arena, The Grill on the Gore at the Vail Golf Club, Imagination Station and for the Ford Park and Vail Athletic Fields.
Vail Golf & Nordic Clubhouse
The Vail Golf & Nordic Clubhouse and the Grill on the Gore staff are available to help plan and facilitate a variety of events and activities including golf tournaments, group retreats, weddings, family reunions, birthday parties, bar mitzvahs, holiday parties and more. Group packages are available for golf tournaments.
Dobson Ice Arena
Birthday parties have never been so much fun! Take advantage of unique venues to host your child's next birthday at the Vail Gymnastics Center, Dobson Ice Arena or Imagination Station. Each provides staff for the party and can provide assistance with even the most elaborate ideas.
Vail Gymnastics Center: 970-479-2287
Host a birthday party at the Gymnastics Center, and guests will enjoy access to the trampoline, loose foam pit, rope swing, obstacle course, games and more. Parties are 90 minutes long which includes instructor/supervision. You are encouraged to bring food and non-alcoholic drinks, as these are not included. Please call the Vail Gymnastics Center at 970-479-2287 for more details.
$150 includes: 90 min party for up to 15 children. Play in Imagination Station and choose ONE provided activity (making slime OR making shrink art).
$200 includes: 90 min party for up to 15 children. Play in Imagination Station and choose ONE provided activity (making pizza OR painting pottery).
Dobson Ice Arena: 970-479-2271
Enjoy indoor, on-ice skating or bumper cars at Dobson Ice Arena. Fees for private parties vary, or skating birthday parties can be held in conjunction with public skate time.
Vail Nature Center
The Nature Center can host a variety of groups from school-age children to senior citizens. Programs are tailored to fit each group's needs, and costs vary accordingly. Call 970-479-2291 for details.
Ford Park and Vail Athletic Fields
The VRD athletic fields continued to draw some of the largest sports competitions in the nation, while serving as home field for The Vail Rugby Club and Pepi's Soccer Club. Rental fees of the athletic fields vary and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Some popular events held throughout the summer season include:
- King of the Mountain Volleyball Tournament: 400 participants.
- Vail Lacrosse Shootout and Warrior Colorado Lacrosse Tournament: 5,000 participants.
- Vail Invitational Soccer Tournament: 600 participants.
- Kick-It 3v3 Soccer Rocky Mountain Regional Finals: 1,600 participants.
- Vail Valley Soccer Club Challenge Cup: 2,400 participants.
Call 970-479-2279 to reserve an athletic field for your event.