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Equipment at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

Deep Cleaning, Deep Gratitude at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

Para español, haga clic aquí. When the Silverthorne Recreation Center reopened in June, it was like a homecoming for local residents. For Recreation Center head custodian Theresa Papula, the reopening marked a return to normalcy—and the friendly, familiar faces that help make her job rewarding. “I missed walking around and saying ‘hi’ to everyone,” said Theresa. “It’s been tough to walk into an empty building every day. Normally, I would come in every morning at 5:30 and greet our regulars starting at 6. I missed all of our members, they …

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new water valve at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

Public Works Uses Silverthorne Recreation Center to Complete Long-Awaited Project

Para español, haga clic aquí. While the Silverthorne Recreation Center has now reopened, a lot of work has been going on since the facility closed in March. Not only has the Silverthorne Recreation Center been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected; but pools have been drained, cleaned and refilled; floors have been resurfaced; and the Public Works department completed a long-awaited project. Seven years ago, the Town of Silverthorne’s Public Works department began planning to redesign and replace the water valves that supply water to the Silverthorne Recreation Center after a privately-owned …

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Silverthorne Recreation Center Reopening June 15

The Silverthorne Recreation Center will reopen on Monday, June 15 in conjunction with the latest public health orders from the state of Colorado and Summit County. Silverthorne Recreation Center staff have been working diligently on reopening plans for the facility that promote a safe experience for staff and guests. Below, please find more information on the reopening including hours of operation, the required reservation process, new polices and the safety measures that have been implemented to keep guests and employees healthy and safe.  The Silverthorne Recreation Center recognizes the importance it …

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Summit County Releases Amended Public Health Order

Local and State Public Health Orders Summit County has released an amended public health order, effective June 5, 2020, to reflect the latest reopenings in our community. The amended public health order follows the Safer At Home guidelines and the latest guidance from the state of Colorado’s Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors, public health order, in effect through June 30. The Summit County public health order is the order to be followed and enforced in our community.  For more details on the amended public health order, please view Summit County’s updated Roadmap to Recovery. …

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Swift Water Rescue Demo

Water Safety Tips from the Source

Whether you’re a water hound or new to the Blue, chances are you are itching to get outdoors and spend some time on the water.  Silverthorne offers an array of great options for recreating on the water, and since May is National Water Safety Month, now is an excellent time to review critical safety considerations before you and your family take to the water. We caught up with swift water rescue technician Brandon Ciullo, a multi-year veteran for the Summit County Water Rescue Team  and Summit County Rescue Group. For …

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Disc Golf at Maryland Creek Park

Silverthorne Parks to Reopen

The Town of Silverthorne recognizes that access to parks, recreation and open spaces are essential to the community’s health and well being. The Town of Silverthorne has begun a phased reopening of its park amenities in response to the latest public health orders from Summit County and the state of Colorado. Park amenities in Silverthorne will begin reopening today, Friday, May 15, 2020. Public restrooms will reopen on Monday, May 18, 2020. Playgrounds and indoor warming huts will remain closed at this time. The Town of Silverthorne is following guidelines …

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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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