- Monthly Newsletter
June at Widefield Parks & Recreation…
June 4 - Widefield Family Health & Fitness Day
June 24 - Movie in the Park
Celebrate With Us!
Free Movies in the Park returns Summer 2022 with a traveling road show. Join us on June 24 at Windmill Mesa Park for, “Space Jam: A New Legacy”. The movie will begin at dusk.
Celebration at the Pool
Ahoy there shipmates! Find gold doubloons scattered around the pool and splash park. Turn them in to the pirate for a prize from the hidden treasure chest! Celebrate with us June 18th from 3 - 4:30pm for our Pirate Party!! Please register your party for guaranteed entry!
Create With Us!
Hot Pot Holder, Placemats, or Table Runner
Do you need a break or just some time for you? Come enjoy sewing, good conversation, and music. You choose whether you would like to make a hot pot holder, placemats, or table runner. All materials are provided. You are welcome to bring your own sewing machine. Date: June 11 @ 8am - 12pm. Ages: 18 and up. Fee: $35. Register by June 3.
Painting P-art-y - Mountain Sunrise
This adult painting class is for beginners and seasoned painters alike. You'll be taken step by step through a mountain sunrise scene. You'll learn mixing techniques and layer effects! Our art instructor directs you through the painting process to help bring out your inner artist. Every student will walk away with a canvas painting. No need to bring anything with you, except your creativity! Date: June 22 @ 6:30 - 8:30pm. Ages: 16 and up. Fee: $20. Register by June 15.
Play With Us!
Cool off at the pool! Starting May 28, we will have all new open swim hours and will be open on Sundays! Did you know we have a diving board, rock wall, and a Wibit bridge? Or you can just come in and play! (Some people just float around!) Patrons must register each person in their party on SignUp prior to open swim. Everyone who enters the facility will have to pay admission whether they are swimming or not due to building capacity. Spots fill up fast! See our website for Open Swim Hours!
Get your team together and register for our Summer Slam Volleyball tournament. Registration deadline is June 26, games will start in July. Winners receive campfire/BBQ prizes! We also are registering for our summer Grass Volleyball league if you are more of a grass player! The Grass League has a fee of $120 and games are self-officiated. Prizes for the winners! REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Come learn the fundamentals of the fastest growing sport in America! Pickleball lessons are now being offered! Sessions are a total of 4 hours, Monday through Thursday. Only $40! Sounds like a great Dill! Make sure you register for our beginner and intermediate lessons! Relish the opportunity! - NOW OFFERING MORNING SESSIONS! Be sure to visit our pickleball page for the full list of session dates. Great minds dink alike!
Love to run? Join us in the CARA Track & Field team. The CARA Track & Field program gives kids ages 5 - 16 the opportunity to participate in track meets against other recreation districts in Colorado. Participants will compete in heats at events based on their age and gender. You can choose to try new events at each meet or stick with your favorites! Meets will be held on Saturdays at various locations across the state (participants are responsible for transportation to and from meets). The season begins in June and culminates in July.
Challenger soccer is back with Tiny Tykes & Camps. There will be a Summer Tiny Tykes session starting June 8. Tiny Tykes is an exciting soccer child development program for ages 2 - 5 years. Challenger is also bringing back the Summer Soccer Camp in June for ages 3 - 14!
Registration is now open for Fall Flag Football, Soccer, and Cheerleading. Sign up today for the season that runs from August - October.
Move With Us!
Yogi Kids - Session 6
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. Dates: Wednesdays @ 5 - 5:45pm - June 15 - July 27. Ages: Kindergarten - 5th grade. Register by June 14.
Learn With Us!
Creative Kids & Terrific Tots Preschool
Registration is now open for the 2022/2023 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 in person to complete all required paperwork.
Save the Date:
July 1 - Fall Registration Opens!
July 5 - Office and Pool closed in observance of Independence Day
July 8 - Movie in the Park
July 29 - Movie in the Park
What’s new at WPR?
Refund Policy - Effective immediately, Widefield Parks and Recreation has implemented a new refund policy. We recognize that participants need to withdraw or miss activity sessions due to unforeseen circumstances. Registration fees are based on a variety of costs determined by the number of staff required, supply cost, and overhead fees, based on the number of registered participants. Because many of these costs must be paid in advance, withdrawals would result in unjustifiable costs to Widefield Parks & Recreation. We appreciate your understanding.
Fee Increases - Due to the rising cost of staffing, supplies, and other expenses, Widefield Parks and Recreation will increase activity fees and drop in rates in order to maintain quality programming and opportunities for our community members.
WPR Recreation Center
Impact of Construction
During the twelve month construction period, our campus will see several impacts. Parking lots, road ways, and sidewalks will have changes and improvements. This will make the campus easier to navigate and more accessible. Unfortunately during construction, some areas will be closed off and parking will be limited. The new recreation center and campus roadway improvements will allow us to better serve the community needs in the future. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience.
We invite you to visit our WPR Recreation Center webpage for the most up to date information on the new recreation center.
Join our Team
We are looking for enthusiastic, self driven, and motivated people to join our team. Currently we are accepting applications for the following positions:
Swim Lesson Instructors
Please visit our website for more information.
View our activities and register online! #WPRPlayWithUs
From the School District
Widefield School District 3 is hiring!
Substitute/Guest staff 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 Educational Assistants
There are also several full-time licensed and non-licensed positions available. Please contact the WSD3 Human Resources Office for information on how to apply and to see if you are qualified; 719-391-3015, firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for the consideration in supporting our students!
We have a list of family resources including mental & behavioral health, housing, clothing, food, childcare, employment, and suicide prevention on the Distrcit website, wsd3.org.
Save The Dates!
Widefield School District 3 in partnership with Pikes Peak Christian Church is hosting a Backpack Bash on Saturday, August 6 between 10am and 1pm at Pikes Peak Christian Church. FREE backpacks and school supplies will be available for students! There will also be other activities, entertainment, and services.
The District Parade will take place on Saturday, September 24. The parade begins at 10:30am from the Big R parking lot and ends at C.A. Foster Stadium. The rivalry football game between Mesa Ridge and Widefield starts at 1pm.