Activities Guide

Online Registration

Now you can register online for Basalt Recreation programs. You will be taken to a secure site to register using your credit card.

2018/19 Fall and Winter Activities

Beaded Snowflakes

Your child will create beautiful one of a kind snowflakes that will sparkle in the sunlight like a real snowflake.  Materials are provided with this class.  This is a spectacular activity to share with your child during the parent/teacher conferences for RE-1 schools.  Bring a friend to make it snow!

When: Friday, February 15, 9:30-10:45 AM
Where: Basalt Middle School

K-2 Fall Basketball

Drills, skills, and games, with some competition thrown in. Here is a great opportunity to learn all you need to be a great basketball player.

When: Nov 8, 13, 15, 27, 29
Time: Kindergarten - 3:30 - 4:15
1st/2nd grades - 4:20 - 5:10
Cost: $35; $40 after deadline date
Where: BES gym
Maximum #: 22
Registration deadline November 7

Indoor Soccer Camp

We will work on dribbling, passing, and shooting and wrap up every practices with team building games so players can use their skills in a practical environment, pushing them to become better players.  Overall, the camps are designed to help kids have fun playing and learning the game of soccer. Shin guards are required.
Min/Max: 8/22

Who: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades
When: December 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20
Time: 3:30 - 4:30
Where: BES Gym
Cost: $40 ($45 after 12/10)

Mud Season Basketball

Nuggets Skill Challenge

Test your basketball skills with the Nuggets Skill Challenge. Winners of the local competition move on to the sectional. State championship at a Nuggets game in Denver!

Who: Ages 7 - 14
When: Tuesday, January 22
Where: Basalt Elementary Gym
Time: 4:30 PM
Cost: FREE

Instructional League

3rd/4th & 5th/6th grades Boys & Girls

Recreation Basketball is a great way to learn the game of basketball. Two practice nights per week with weekday games. Games are scheduled with Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Aspen.

Pre-season practices begins December 17th. Open gyms available during Winter Break. Regular season begins January 8 and ends with tournaments by Sunday March 7. 3/4 grade teams and 5/6 grade teams for boys and girls.

Cost: $75 (includes t-shirt); $85 after registration deadline date

Registration deadline is December 3 . Registrations after deadline date is on an as needed basis. Please register early so we can assign coaches and make sure we have adequate supplies.

Youth League Basketball Coaches Needed

As our participants move on to school sports, so do our coaches. We are looking for volunteers to participate in our Instructional League Basketball season from December 14th to March 1st. If you are interested in being a head coach or assistant coach, please call the Recreation Department at 927-8214.

K-2 Basketball for Girls!

Girls rock in this camp designed for girls only. Learn the basic fundamentals of the game and compete against friends with games. This is a great way to introduce girls to the wonderful game of Basketball!

Who: Kindergarten - 2nd grades
When: Jan 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31
Time: Kinders -1st & 2nd Grades 3:30 - 4:20
Where: Basalt Elementary Gym
Cost: $30 Registration deadline Jan 22; $35 after deadline


K2 Mud Season Basketball League

This is an opportunity for the younger basketball players both boys and gorls to get off the bench and on the courts with our K2 Mud Season Basketball League. Work on hoop fundamentals with games every practice day. End the season with a mini tournament for all players. Sign up for a team today!

Who: Kindergarten - 2nd grades
When: Feb 26, 28, Mar 8, 7, 12, 14
Time: Kinders - 3:30 - 4:20
1st & 2nd Grades 4:30-5:20
Where: Basalt Elementary Gym
Cost: $ 45 (includes t-shirt!) Registration deadline Feb 23; $50 after deadline

Cross Country Skiing Day Adventure!

Fridays with no school is a great time for your child to get outdoors and explore the great cross country skiing we have right in our backyard. We will be exploring Ashcroft for a day on the snow on February 15. We will explore animal tracks and learn about snow structure. Your child will need to bring a lunch and a backpack for water and clothing layering. Children must be comfortable on skis. We have skis available for your child.

Who: 4th-6th grades February 15, 9 AM-3 PM-Ashcroft
Cost: $50.00
Min/Max # : 6/8

Meet at Basalt Town Hall at 101 Midland Ave.

What your child will need for the skiing trip:

  • A lightweight backpack for food, water and clothing.
  • Layered clothing, waterproof jacket, warm gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen.
  • Lunch, snacks and water.
  • Intermediate skiing skills.
  • A positive attitude and the strong desire to learn and have fun!

Pickleball date night

This is a great way for the whole family to get together for some fun competition with the pickleball crowd. Join us on Friday nights for entertaining competition with people from around the valley.

Pickleball is a wonderful way to get some exercise and meet new people.

When: Fridays, October 20-Memorial Day 2019, 5:45-8 PM
Who: Ages 10-Adult
Where: BMS Gymnasium (Please go to the back door next to the football field.)
Cost: $2 drop in fee.

Special New Year’s Pot Luck Celebration on Friday, December 29 from 4 -8 PM. Bring a dish and join the fun!