21 Meeker youths take part in triathlon at Meeker Rec Center

Several area youth participated in the ERBM Recreation & Park District’s Road Rash ‘n’ Splash Kids’ Triathlon on Saturday. Back row, left to right, are: Kate Lockwood, Hailey Knowles, Emma Luce, Colby Clatterbaugh, Abel Ketchen, Brendan Clatterbaugh and Brink Casey; middle row from left to right: Addison Knowles, Reese Clatterbaugh, Rayna VonRoenn, Raegan Clatterbaugh, Jacey Follman, Tyler Sanders, Connor Rose and Chakwah Brink; and front row, from the left: Trent Sanders, Jonan VonRoenn, Tucker Chinn, Sam Conrado, Ellie Hossack and Dexter Chinn.

MEEKER I Twenty-one youth from Meeker and the surrounding areas competed in the ERBM Recreation & Park District’s Road Rash ‘n’ Splash Kids Triathlon on Saturday at the Meeker Recreation Center. Each of the individuals and teams competed in swimming, biking, and running.

Discounts for joining Rec Center by Jan. 15

MEEKER I Through Jan. 15, the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District is offering memberships to the Meeker Recreation Center at greatly reduced prices.

Dedication of Sanderson Park, variety of events on Saturday

RBC I The grand opening celebration for Sanderson Hills Park, located at 1091 Sanderson Dr., will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, and the public is invited to attend the event.

Sanderson Hills Park dedication Sept. 21

MEEKER I The grand opening celebration for Sanderson Hills Park, located at 1091 Sanderson Dr., will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Sept. 21, and the public is invited to attend the event. The grand opening will feature a DJ, inflatables and family-friendly games.

Letter to the Editor: Meeker Preschool extends thanks

Dear Editor: Meeker Preschool would like to say thank you to the Meeker Recreation Center for graciously helping us out with our end-of-the-year-party.

Rec. Center to close for full week

MEEKER I The Meeker Recreation Center will be closed for its annual shutdown beginning May 19 and continuing through May 27 in recognition of Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume at 5 a.m. on May 28.

Meeker Rec. Center to close for a week

MEEKER I The Meeker Recreation Center will be closed for its annual shutdown beginning May 19 and continuing through May 27 in recognition of Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume at 5 a.m. on May 28.

ERBM appreciates volunteers…

There was a three-way tie for the Youth Volunteer of the Year award between Regan Pearce and twins Scott and Alex Smith.

Volunteers were honored by the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District last Sunday at an appreciation dinner.

Recreation district reorganizes

MEEKER I A public meeting was held Monday evening to discuss the survey results and phase two of the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District’s master plan.

Off to the races

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More than 60 swimmers from Rio Blanco County competed in the first swim meet ever held in the two-year-old aquatics center in Meeker last week.

Bark in the Park at Meeker Rec Center Aug. 8

MEEKER I Bark in the Park for dogs, cats and more will be held at the Meeker Recreation Center on Sunday at 1 p.m. The event is free and will feature contests, prizes and more.

Swim, bike and run …

The winning team in Saturday’s mini triathlon, sponsored by Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District, was from left: John Strate, Matt Dupire and Matt Cisar. There were 33 competitors in the event. Last year’s first-time mini triathlon had 24 participants.

Road Rash ’N’ Splash Mini Triathlon Race Results