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Important Announcement


Updated March 25: 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 16, 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) 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.


Bob Johnson Hockey School

Online Registration

Preliminary ScheduleBob Johnson Hockey School Website

Dates: July 19-25, 2020

Ages: 7 and older; must have at least one year of organized hockey experience

Location: Dobson Ice Arena, Vail

Limited to the first 90 participants.

Dobson Arena hosts an exciting youth hockey camp every July. Bob Johnson Hockey School has become as annual reason for many families to vacation in Vail in the summer. The camp focuses on the fundamentals of hockey and offers three hours of on-ice instruction with an additional hour of instruction off the ice. Coaches include Mark Johnson, head coach of the 2010 Women's Olympic Ice Hockey team silver medalist and also a player on the 1980 Olympic Team who pulled off the Miracle on Ice.

Category  Cost 
Skater Tuition $675

Vail Mountaineer Hockey Club

Goalie Tuition $195
*Cost of tuition goes up $100 if registering after June 1  


Vail Mountaineers Precision Skills Clinic

Dates: June 24 - June 28, 2019

Times: 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Cost: $350 players, $199 goalies

Location: Dobson Ice Arena, Vail

Squirts/Girls U10; PeeWee/U12 Girls; Bantam/HS/U15 & U19 Girls

Pro Ambitions Ice Hockey Battle Camp

Ages: 6 to 16

Dates: July 29-August 2, 2019

Times: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $599 Skaters (full day), $599 Goalies, $429 Skater (half day morning)

Location: Dobson Ice Arena, Vail

This camp is for all levels of players whether they're a mite-level or in high school, provided players have one year of active playing under their belt. Pro Ambition instructors are the masters of "Circuit Training" and small area games, allowing kids to always be moving and being corrected. Camps include lots of repetitions in a fun and spirited environment which fosters self confidence and great self esteem.

Pro Ambitions Hybrid Power Skating Camp

Ages: 10 to 16

Dates: Canceled

Times: 5-7 p.m.

Cost: $299

Power on Ice with Tara Lane

Flyer and Registration Form

Dates: August 2019. Please see flyer for specific dates and times.

Ages: Squirt - Adult

Cost: $325 Rec, $360 Travel

Location: Dobson Ice Arena, Vail

Power On Ice is a power skating program designed to help hockey players with their skating skills.  This includes technique, speed, power, agility, balance and quickness.  Please see flyer for Tara's credentials.