The VRD's youth summer camps feature hands-on learning about the natural environment, adventure-packed days including rafting and caving, arts and crafts, plus golf, gymnastics, ice skating and more. All camps fill on a first-come, first-served basis and early registration is encouraged. Camps provide children with adventure and learning experiences while enjoying the summer in Vail. Sign up for one day or for the whole summer! Discounts are available for multi-day registrations. ( more)
The Antlers at Vail hotel announces that General Manager Magdalena King has been named 2017 Tourism Professional of the Year at the Vail Valley Partnership Success Awards. “Magda King represents the very best of our community; she embodies the commitment to excellence, service and leadership outlined in this award,” says Chris Romer, President and CEO of the VVP. “Specifically, starting a book club at the Antlers for the staff – which led to employees gaining their GED – is an example of her commitment to the community.” ( more)
The Vail Golf Club will host a two-day Lady Golf Camp on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3 in beautiful Vail, Colo. Join award-winning PGA golf professionals Amy Nordeen and Nathan Mead for a unique opportunity to fine-tune your golf game on the scenic Vail Golf Club course. ( more)
The Vail Recreation District is gearing up for the East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which kicks off the summer season of racing on Wednesday, May 31. The series features seven cross-country races at locations around Eagle County, taking place on Wednesdays throughout the summer. ( more)
This June 16th through 18th, the Vail Craft Beer Classic kicks off as a perfect mountain getaway for beer enthusiasts, foodies, and outdoor adventure-seekers from across the western region. With three days of craft beer tastings, pairings, meals, and workshops alongside high-altitude activities like guided hikes, bike rides, fly fishing trips and yoga, the Vail Craft Beer Classic offers an experience expertly curated for purveyors of Colorado’s active lifestyle.( more)
An emphasis on travel that offers “more personalized, transformative experiences, intended to inspire even the youngest adventurer and his or her parents” is a top 2017 family travel trend according to international family travel website essentialkids.com. In keeping with the trend, a new summer vacation package from Antlers at Vail promises to test family mettle with active adventure in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains from the back of a horse – and on an alpine coaster and zipline – all while capturing the memories on a GoPro camera. The Horsin’ Around family adventure is available June 15 – Aug. 15, 2017, offering three nights' comfortable lodging and two memorable days’ activities starting from $1,460 for a family of four. ( more)
For the third year, Antlers at Vail hotel will host a special free mountain getaway weekend for Colorado nonprofits – and the list of invitees continues to grow. “We keep adding to our list,” says former Antlers at Vail GM Rob LeVine, who conceived the idea of a May “Pay It Backward” event – a play on the more familiar “Pay It Forward” concept – to thank those who work so hard to help others. The recently retired LeVine continues to be involved with Pay It Backward, this year inviting almost 50 Front Range organizations to participate in the May 12-14, 2017, weekend escape.
The Vail Golf Club is excited to kick off the golf season and will open for business on Friday, May 12. Golfers can look forward to the driving range and all 18 holes available for play on Friday, with tee times starting at 9:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. (weather dependent). The pro shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and food and beverage offerings will be available through the starter shack from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Golf bikes and electric carts will be available. Expect early season course conditions. ( more)
It's almost time! Returning May 9, the Vail Recreation District is again partnering with Alpine Quest Sports to host the annual Vail Whitewater Race Series. In its fifth year, races will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. All races will be held at the Vail Whitewater Park where spectators will enjoy viewing the action from the banks of Gore Creek. Five races are scheduled and overall series prizes will be awarded following the final race on June 6. ( more)
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