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August at Widefield Parks & Recreation
Important Dates:
August 5 - Movie on the Field at Grand Mountain (Football Field) "Onward"
August 7 - Back to School Celebration @ the Pool 
August 20 - Movie on the Field "Tom and Jerry"
 
Celebrate With Us!
Come splash one last time in the splash park and baby pools before they close for the season for our Back to School Celebration! Join us from 1 - 2:30pm on Saturday, August 7 for a fun filled afternoon in the pool! Games, snacks and a raffle for a backpack filled with all types of school supplies! $2 special event admission fee.
Join us for a Butterfly Canvas Party on September 1 from 7 - 9pm. This adult art class is for beginners and seasoned artists alike. You'll be taken step-by-step through a beautiful paper butterfly creation on canvas. Every participant will walk away with a canvas they created to take home. No need to bring anything, except your creativity!

Play With Us!
End this summer with a SPLASH! Open Swim summer hours will end on August 14. Come play in the splash park and baby pools before they are closed for the season! Patrons must register each person in their party on SingUp.com prior to open swim: https://signup.com/go/BxPfbWn. See our website for current Open Swim Hours!
Fall tennis lessons are back in August! Register now to reserve your spot.
Does your child love to run? Register now for our Fall Cross Country program from August - October.
Registration for Pickleball Lessons is now open! Beginner lessons will start August 30 and Intermediate lessons will begin September 13. No equipment necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun!
Registration is now open for Youth Indoor Soccer and Volleyball. The season runs from October - December.
Get your team together and register for the Fall Adult Volleyball Indoor Tournaments; the Halloween Tournament starting October 12, and the Turkey Tournament starting November 2. Each tournament has a three game guarantee and prizes for the winners! Only $110/team - REGISTRATON NOW OPEN!
Grab your friends and register by August 15 for Adult Sports:
  • Fall Adult Volleyball League! These are fun competitive and recreational coed leagues that are played on Tuesday evenings.
  • Adult Softball - Coed and Men's Leagues. "Out of the Park" prices this season - only $350 per team for 10 games!!! The season starts in August and ends in October.
  • Are you ready to sink a few bags?! Grab a friend and register for the Fall Adult Cornhole League. Games will be on Wednesday evenings beginning in August. Only $40/team!
  • We are bringing Adult Grass Volleyball back! Only $120/team - Games will be played on Thursday evenings starting in September.
 
Move With Us!
Intro to Martial Arts Mini-Camp begins September 2. During these introductory lessons to Martial Arts, develop self-awareness and confidence with GOJU-RYU KARATE - a comprehensive martial art derived from the Okinawan system of self-defense. Youth ages 7 - 11 of all skill levels can benefit from this program by relieving stress, help with weight loss, flexibility, balance, stamina, coordination, and assist in self control. Register by August 26.
Yogi Kids - Session 1 starts September 1 from 5:15 - 6pm. Join this introductory class that focuses on relaxation, fun, and movement! Yoga is a great activity to start at a young age, it enhances flexibility, strength, coordination, body awareness, and confidence. Ages: 6 - 11. Register by August 25.
We have a variety of fitness classes for all ages and levels. We have a new POUND class every Wednesday at 6pm and a new Shallow Water Aerobics class on Mondays at 5:30pm. View our current schedule or pick one up in the office. Drop in for only $3 per class!
 
Learn With Us!
There are limited spots in our Preschool classes for the 2021/2022 school year! We offer separate programs for 3 and 4 year olds in order to meet the needs of each student, providing them the opportunity to love learning while preparing them for Kindergarten. Check the Preschool page on our website for details. Register now to secure your child's spot!
CPR & First Aid Blended Learning is on August 28! This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high speed internet connection. Allow approximately 3 hours to complete the online portion. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Register by August 22.
 
Save the Date:
September 6 - Closed in observance of Labor Day (no classes, activities or sessions)
September 19 - Registration deadline for Youth Volleyball and Indoor Soccer
 
Facility Expansion
We are excited to share with you some new possibilities because of our growth and prosperity. As a part of making our main campus located at 705 Aspen Drive a community hub, and after soliciting feedback from a facility expansion committee and community meetings, we have completed conceptual plans for a new recreation center. We invite you to visit our Facility Expansion webpage to check out the plans.
 
Join our Team
We are looking for enthusiastic, self driven, and motivated people to join our team. Currently we are accepting application for the following positions: Golf Instructor and Sports Officials. Please visit our website for more information.
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From the School District
Widefield School District 3 is hiring Substitute/Guest Staff!
Substitute/Guest are a valuable resource in our schools and support our students when
classroom Teachers or Educational assistants must be absent. All Substitute/Guest staff
members are able to select the days and schools they would like to work.
The following positions are available:
  • Guest Teacher
  • Guest Educational Assistants
Please contact the WSD3 Human Resources Office for information on how to apply and
to see if you are qualified; 719-391-3015, humanresources@wsd3.org.
Thank you for the consideration in supporting our students!