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Kids in a swimming lesson

Second Grade Swim Teaches Water Safety and Life Skills

Learning to swim is an important part of childhood and an essential life skill. For the last six years, the Silverthorne Recreation Center has been offering a free program to all second graders on this side of Summit County to make sure that they succeed in life around the water. Second-grade students at Silverthorne, Dillon Valley, Summit Cove, and Frisco Elementary schools can participate in this important program, providing students with a way to enhance their existing swim skills in a fun and safe environment. Each year during the second …

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Family ice skating at North Pond Park

Silverthorne: The Perfect Basecamp for a Summit County Winter Adventure

Located just a short drive from five of Colorado’s best ski resorts and packed with quintessential winter activities and affordable lodging options, Silverthorne is the perfect place to stay and play this winter. Winter Fun On and Off The Slopes In addition to awesome skiing at nearby Arapahoe Basin, Loveland Ski Area, Keystone Resort, Copper Mountain and Breckenridge Ski Resort, Silverthorne offers plenty of outdoor adventures for the whole family. Try ice skating at North Pond Park, which hosts twilight skates and an international pond hockey tournament each February. Go …

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Pound Fitness at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

Spotlight on Silverthorne’s Recreation Center

As temps drop and snow falls, residents and visitors head indoors to the Silverthorne Recreation Center to get conditioned for their favorite winter activities. But programming isn’t the only thing changing with the season; the Recreation Center has added new equipment, a resurfaced track and brand-new class offerings. Even the pool’s beloved palm trees got a makeover! The Silverthorne Pulse sat down with fitness and wellness coordinator Renee Rogers to get the full scoop on all that’s new at the Silverthorne Recreation Center this fall.  Fresh Tracks You don’t need …

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PANTS Holiday Trimmings Challenge

Make your holidays healthy with the PANTS Holiday Trimmings Challenge The table is set. The turkey is brining, the pies are in the oven and the nice china is out. The only thing left to do is … weigh in? That’s right. Silverthorne Recreation Center Fitness & Wellness Coordinator Renee Rogers challenges YOU to sign up today for the 5th Annual PANTS Holiday Trimmings Challenge. It works like this: Grab a couple of friends and sign up as a team. (You can sign up as an individual, but a group …

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Dive Into Summer at Silverthorne Recreation Center

Believe it or not, summer is here! And the Silverthorne Recreation Center is bringing several free events to the community to kick-off the summer throughout the month of June.    Free Day at the Silverthorne Recreation Center| June 7 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Come enjoy the Silverthorne Recreation Center on us! Enjoy free admission all day, relax in our pools, shoot some hoops in our gymnasium or increase your heart rate on some of our fitness equipment. Join us for a free coffee in the morning at 7:30 a.m., a free BBQ …

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Cycle Silverthorne Month in June = Fun for All

Even if your summer is packed with hiking boots, paddles or barbecue tongs instead of spandex and skinny tires, the upcoming Cycle Silverthorne Month has something to offer you. Featuring concerts, happy hours, yoga and even big wheel races for adults, June (Cycle Silverthorne Month) is packed with incentives to get you outside and moving. Here’s a taste of what’s happening: June 1: First Friday Kickoff Celebration for Cycle Silverthorne Month Ride your bike to the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center for festivities on the outdoor stage and lawn from 4-7 …

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Homecoming to Celebrate Silverthorne Snowboarders

Following a highly competitive professional snowboard season that put several Silverthorne athletes on the world map, we’re excited to welcome our local Olympic and Paralympic athletes home to Colorado.  Join us for a community celebration on Saturday, April 28 to honor those athletes who call Silverthorne home and who competed in the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea including Red Gerard, Kyle Mack, Chris Corning and Jimmy Sides. The event will kick-off at 10:45 a.m. with a processional along Rainbow Drive from the Silverthorne Outlet Overflow Parking Lot, adjacent to Chipotle, to …

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5 tips to unleash your inner athlete

With Silverthorne’s own Red Gerard winning the first Olympic gold in Pyeongchang, we’re betting most of Summit County is feeling pretty inspired. So we sat down with Renee Rogers, fitness and wellness guru at the Silverthorne Rec Center, to pick her brain on how to channel all of this athletic inspiration. Below are her tips and tricks on how to up your fitness game. 1. Put a purpose behind each workout, move and minute. Come in with a plan to change up your workout and try something new. If you …

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Change Your “Weigh” Challenge at Silverthorne Rec Center

Silverthorne Recreation Center is shaking things up again – making fitness a contest with more than just physical rewards. After an immensely successful Holiday Trimmings Challenge, locals are encouraged to start 2018 on the right foot and continue on the path to well-being by participating in the 12-week Change Your Weigh Challenge. Change Your Weigh Challenge is a weight- and fat-loss contest that begins January 15 and ends April 8. Specifically designed to help participants on their “weigh” to becoming healthier, the challenge includes weigh-ins and body fat testing through …

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From Trimmings to Tidings, Silverthorne Recreation hosts holiday programs

While you may not have a Halloween costume yet, reminders are creeping up all around us to make sure we know the winter holidays are just around the corner. Don’t stress! The Silverthorne Recreation Center has some wonderful programming to keep us happy and healthy throughout the season. Here are just a couple highlights. Holiday Trimmings at the Silverthorne Rec Center This P.A.N.T.S. (Physical Activity Nutrition Team of Summit) county-wide sponsored challenge will keep you motivated throughout the holiday season where the average person can put on five to seven …

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