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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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Silverthorne SUP

What’s SUP in Silverthorne?

An up-and-coming sport that’s here to stay, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, or SUP as it is commonly known, allows enthusiasts to paddle flat water ponds and lakes, or experience the excitement of a live river or tidal waves. SUP  has become a hugely popular because it’s easy for kids or beginners to try out, quickly gaining skill and confidence, and because it can be a great workout! In Silverthorne, locals head to North Pond Park to SUP while soaking in the sun and the views. North Pond Park is a unique mountain …

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Activity Highlight: Cycle Silverthorne

Each June, the Town of Silverthorne celebrates its biking culture by encouraging residents and visitors to use bicycles as their preferred mode of transportation during Cycle Silverthorne Month. From mountain to road, and even by cruiser, Silverthorne residents have a passion for biking. And, with access to some of the best trails and most scenic routes in Summit County, June is the perfect time to get out and explore all the Town’s accessible trail options. Here’s three ways to celebrate cycling in Silverthorne: Bike the Blue River Trail: The Blue …

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Paddle Away

The Blue River is a popular choice for rafting, particularly in May and June, dependent on water flows. For those new to paddling, book a float with KODI Rafting, one of the best outfitters in the state and a local favorite that’s been in business for more than 30 years. Their Blue River outing is their most popular, mixing three miles of calm float and three miles of fantastic whitewater in about an hour of fun. “Rafting is the quintessential Rocky Mountain experience,” says Amy McGrath, who owns KODI with …

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Get to Know: Tsunami Coach Carolyn Skowyra

This past February, when the gun fired at the Colorado Girls Swimming & Diving State finals, four former members of the Silverthorne Tusnami were on the block. Stephanie Schulman, Logan Simson, Katerina Lee, and Abbey Lau, now members of the Summit High School Swim Team, competed in a 200 medley relay during the first ever 3A State Championship, the first Summit High School relay team to make it to State in 16 years. A big feat for a community swim club, the girls finished in 21st place overall, and the …

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