Cold weather closes new school, recreation center

MEEKER I Sub-zero temperatures created several problems at the Meeker Recreation Center and the new elementary school, closing both facilities for at least two days. “Tuesday when it got real cold our heating system went off line that night and when we came in Wednesday morning, it was 32 degrees in the building,” said Mike […]

ERBM Recreation and Parks District cardboard derby results released

MEEKER I The annual Cardboard Derby was held under beautiful blue skies last Saturday, featuring many creative sleds and lots of spectators. Winners are listed below Biggest Dud: Biggest wipeout or fastest to fall apart 6 and under: Tatumn Kennedy 7-12 year old: Alex Murray

Meeker dancers perform tonight at Holiday Bowl

MEEKER I Fourteen local dancers will perform during the halftime show tonight in the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl in San Diego, Calif., which will be televised on ESPN at 7 p.m. The 13 girls and one boy can also be seen on TV tomorrow during the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl parade, America’s Largest Balloon Parade, […]

Weinbrecht joins staff at ERBM Park and Rec

MEEKER I Michael Weinbrecht began his new position Oct. 11 with the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District. “We’re happy to have Michael aboard. With his diverse background in recreation, he will be a great addition to our staff and be able to help us meet the needs of the public,” said ERBM […]

Annie Jr. hits the stage this month

MEEKER I Meeker is in for a treat. Saturday, Nov. 20 the Center Stage Youth Theatrical Group will perform “Annie Jr.” at the high school auditorium. It has been a great 12 weeks of rehearsals for Annie, the orphans, Miss Hannigan, Grace, Daddy Warbucks and the rest of the cast. They are ready to put […]

‘Senior Splash’ gives older folks chance to use Meeker Rec pool

MEEKER I The pool at the Meeker Recreation Center isn’t popular just with kids. Adults enjoy it, too. “A lot of people think of the swimming pool as being full of kids,” said Layne Pearce, an aquatic fitness instructor and personal trainer on the recreation center staff. “There are very quiet times when people can […]

Meeker Youth Basketball has organized, starts play Oct. 12

MEEKER I The Youth Basketball Association (YBA) has been restructured and will be known as Meeker Youth Basketball (MYB) effective in October, announced ERBM Recreation and Park District Recreation Manager Nicole Dupire.

It was a kick…

A Meeker 10-to-13-year-old soccer team beat Rifle 4-0 last Saturday. “The whole team was amazing,” said coach Jeannette Shepherd. “We had one sub against their 12 subs. So, essentially, everyone played the entire game.”

Meeker Recreation Center News: May 8, 2008

n Free dance recital featuring dance students of pre-school through high school ages will be Sunday, May 11, 5 p.m. at the high school auditorium.

Pool, Gerloff get high marks

MEEKER — Thursday, March 20 was not just another day at Meeker Recreation Center Pool. On this day there was an unannounced audit of the facility and staff. The purpose of an audit is to assess the facility and personnel on an on-going basis, and to identify potential risks and eliminate those risks with the […]