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February Newsletter 2021

February at Widefield Parks & Recreation…

Important Dates:
February 11 - Galentine’s Movie Night and Night Owlz Fun Night
February 13 - Sweetheart Swim at the pool
February 15 - The office & pool will be closed in observance of President's Day
February 17 - Registration deadline for 3v3 Basketball Tourney and 7th/8th Grade Volleyball
February 27 - Dinner Party Decor sewing class

Celebrate With Us!
Galentine's Movie Night is for ladies (18 years & up) to enjoy a great movie ("Valentine's Day") with their best gal pals prior to Valentine's Day. Join us on Thursday, February 11 at the SA Wilson Gymnasium, pre-movie activities start at 6:30pm and the show starts at 7pm. So, grab your mom, sister, and your best girlfriends and get ready to enjoy a FREE girl's movie night! Pre-register at https://signup.com/go/AUearBE.

February 11 is also our Night Owlz Fun Night. Register your child now for an evening of fun while you get that well-deserved break (and maybe even go to our Galentine's Movie Night!). We will play games, eat, do crafts, and watch a movie from 6 - 9pm. Night Owlz is for kids 7 - 14 years old.

Join us for a Sweetheart Swim on February 13 from 1 - 3pm make a Valentine card, play waterproof tic-tac-toe and more. Fun for the whole family! Special event pricing is only $2 per person!

Play With Us!
Join us for our first youth 3v3 Basketball Tournament! There will be boys and girls divisions in 3rd/4th grade and 5th/6th grade. Three game guarantee for only $60 per team. Grab a few friends and register your team before February 17! Games will be on Saturdays, February 27 - March 13.

Register early for our Coed 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball League! Teams will play 5 games (minimum) in a tournament format on Saturdays, February 27 - March 13.

FUNdamentals Running Club is at it again! Inviting all 3rd - 8th graders to work on form, pacing, technique, posture and more! Register by February 17 - runners will meet on Saturdays, February 20 - March 13.

Youth Spring Soccer Leagues for 4 year olds - 8th grade and Youth Cheerleading for 4 year olds - 6th grade are open for registration through March 7. The seasons will begin in April and end in May.

Get your team together and register for the Spring Indoor Volleyball Recreational and Competitive Leagues. Eight game season starting in March, for only $120 for the Recreation league per team and $240 for the Competitive league per team. Register before March 7!

Registration is open for the spring season of Adult Softball, Coed and Men's Leagues. “Out of the park” prices this season - only $350 per team for 10 games!!! The season starts late March and ends in May. Limited spots - gather your friends and get a team in the league by March 14!

Are you ready to sink a few bags? Grab a friend and register for the Spring Adult Cornhole League. Games will be on Wednesday evenings beginning in April. Only $40/team - register by March 28.

We are bringing Grass Volleyball back! Grab your friends and register your team before March 28. Games will be played on Thursday evenings starting in April.

Join Widefield Parks & Recreation and Security Public Library for our NEW Aspen Teen Club where teens can hang out together for free in a fun and safe environment.  We will have snacks, drinks, games, Chromebooks, hot spots, coloring, crafts, yard games, athletic equipment, and more! Pre-register for the days you want to come at: https://signup.com/go/xJwdUUK.

Create & Grow With Us!
Join us on February 27 to learn how to sew some Dinner Party Decor. We will be sewing placemats and table runners. This is a good class for beginners or experienced sewers. Limited space - register now!

Keep an eye on our social media pages for our monthly Virtual Art Challenges! Each month there is a new theme (February is snow art). Participants will have two weeks to submit their artwork, then the public will vote for a winner on our Facebook page.

We are excited about the new updates at the Community Garden at Talbott Park! Reserve your plot now for the 2021 growing season.

Get Fit & Swim With Us!
We have a variety of fitness classes for all levels. View our current schedule or pick one up in the office. Drop in for only $3 per class!

We are excited to have open swim sessions on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Come swim and play with us! Sign-up each week at https://signup.com/go/BxPfbWn to reserve your spot.

Calling all Kindergarten through 5th graders to join us for Yogi Kids! We are meeting on Wednesdays in February and March for a fun-filled time of relaxation and stretching. There are still open spots - register now!

A Look Ahead to March...
A new two-month session for Martial Arts will begin in March. Register and pay before March 1 to secure your spot in class!

We are proud to partner with American Red Cross to offer a First Aid and CPR Certification class on March 6. This is a blended-learning class available for students 11 years and up. Register now to secure your spot in class! 

Mark your calendar for Friday, March 26 for our Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day. In partnership with El Paso County, we will be collecting residential household hazardous waste items from Widefield & Security residents. No trash dumpsters! Please visit our website for details and a list of accepted items. Pre-registration is required at cleansweepmarch2021.eventbrite.com.

There will be a variety of activities happening during Spring Break; Babysitting Bootcamp, Virtual Cooks in the Kitchen, Messy Mixed Arts Camp, Tennis, Swimming Stroke Clinic, Challenger Soccer, Open Swim, and more. Register early to secure your spot in class!

View our activities and register online! #WPRPlayWithUs

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705 Aspen Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
80911