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Important Announcement

VRD FACILITIES CLOSED; ALL PROGRAMS AND EVENTS CANCELED THROUGH APRIL 30

Updated April 6: The Vail Recreation District's top priority is the safety and well-being of our residents, guests and employees.

In cooperation with the updated Eagle County Public Health Order plus the Colorado Statewide Stay at Home Order, and in the effort to prevent community spread of COVID-19 and to protect our most vulnerable populations, the Vail Recreation District (VRD) is canceling all programs and events, and closing all VRD facilities, effective March 13 until at least April 30, 2020.

This includes all open gyms, youth sports programs, adult leagues, lessons and clinics, walk-in sports and activities, and private rentals and events.

All VRD facilities will be closed to the public until further notice, including the Imagination Station, Dobson Arena and Vail Gymnastics Center. The Vail Nordic Center pro shop and restaurant are now closed for the season, and we are no longer grooming the trails. If you need to return season rentals, please call 970-476-8366.

With the announced closure of local schools, VRD has made the difficult decision to cancel our after-school program (KidZone) and School's Out Camps starting on Monday, March 16 until classes resume at Red Sandstone Elementary School.

For questions, please contact the respective department or facility listed here. Please understand that staffing will be limited during this time, and responses may be delayed.

 

NEW! VRD 8150 Lacrosse Camp

Register Online | Summer Sports Camp Brochure  | Scholarships stamp blue

July 6-9, 2020

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (bring lunch)

Ages: 7 to 12 years

Cost: $230 (additional $29 cost to rent equipment)

Location: Homestake Peak School Stadium

VRD Lacrosse camp is now powered by 8150 Lacrosse and its team of professional coaches! Learn from some of the area's best in a safe and fun environment. Lacrosse is one of the oldest team sports in America, started on the East Coast by the Native Americans in the 12th century. Suit up and come find out why it has grown to be one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Lacrosse combines the basic skills used in soccer, basketball, and hockey into one fast paced, high scoring game. Athletes will learn all the fundamentals of stick handling, cradling, passing, and shooting, all in a fun, non-checking environment. Our staff will ensure that campers not only learn the sport of lacrosse, but also important life skills such as respect, teamwork, and discipline. Every athlete will come away with a deep understanding of the game and its traditions.

Groups: At each camp we place campers into groups based on age and ability.

Ability: 8150 Lacrosse camps are perfect for the beginning to intermediate level player

Sport-Specific Requirements:
The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 12:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and snack, a water bottle, running shoes, a mouthguard, protective gloves, a helmet with full mask (or goggles for girls lacrosse), a lacrosse stick and sunscreen. *Limited lacrosse kits available for online rental. Kits include helmet with full mask, lacrosse stick, and protective gloves.



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Xcelerate Nike Adventure Boys Lacrosse Camp

Information/Registration

Session: July 6-10, 2020

Ages: 10 to 18 years

Cost: Overnight Camp - $1249; Extended Day Camp - $699; 

Xcelerate Nike’s Staff includes former Professional Players, College Coaches, and current Collegiate Players.  Since 2003, we have been the #1 Instructional Lacrosse Camp across the country!  And… if you are one of the first 20 to register for camp you receive a FREE Nike Lacrosse Head, valued at $85, on the first day of camp.  Register Today and get ready to have some FUN!

 visit Information/Registration for more info.

 

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 Vail Lacrosse Shootout - FREE Clinic - June 30th - 4:00-5:30 PM - Vail Mountain School

The Vail Lacrosse Shootout will again host a youth lacrosse clinic for boys from 8 to 12 years old.  The clinic will be held at the field at Vail Mountain School on Sunday, June 30 from 4:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. No advance registration is required, but for planning purposes, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know if your son plans to attend and his age.  Players should bring their helmet, lacrosse stick, pads and a mouth guard.  The clinic will be conducted by the head coach of Regis Jesuit High School and several current college lacrosse players.