S U M M E R F U N !


Special to the Herald Times

RBC | School is officially out, and if you’ve got kids at home, you’ve probably heard “I’m bored” a thousand times already. Take back summer fun (and your sanity) with family friendly events and activities in and around Rio Blanco County.


Fishing Derby at Kenney Reservoir, June 2

Petroglyphs and pictographs, Cañon Pintado

Dinosaur National Monument

Seaplanes land at Kenney Reservoir, July 14

4th of July fireworks at Kenney Reservoir

Storytime, themed, at the library Tuesday, 10 a.m., all ages

Libraries Rock! reading program with end-of-program carnival

Elks Park Playground

CNCC College for Kids activities (call 675-3227 to sign up)

Junior Pilots, June 22, ages 6-12 

Kids Outdoor Leadership, June 26, 28, 29, ages 6-12

Beginner Horse, June 27, ages 5-12 

Art Camp, June 19, 21, ages 6-12

WRBM Recreation & Park District activities (call 675-8211 to sign up)

Glow Pool Party, June 15, 7-9 (6+)

Kids Cooking, June 20, 11 am – 1 pm (6+)

Free Swim Friday, June 22, 5 – 7 pm (all ages) 

T-Ball, Tuesday and Thursday, June 4-28, 6-6:45 pm (4-6) 

Father’s Day Craft, June 15, 10-11 am (6 +)

Kids Dance Fitness, Monday and Wednesdays, beginning June 4, 2-3 pm (8+)

Kids Spin, Tuesday and Thursday, beginning June 5, 2-2:45

Wee Ball, Monday and Thursdays, June 4-28 (ages 2-4)

Let’s Go Bananas, June 1, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (6+)

Bob Ross painting, June 2, 9:30 am (15+)

Swim Lessons, June 4-14, Monday-Thursdays (6 mos +)


Meekerpalooza at the Downtown Plaza June 2

Meeker Summer Rodeo Series, Thursdays at 7 p.m., June 7-Aug. 30

Story time at Meeker Public Library,  Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Summer Reading Program – Meeker Public Library for all ages with prizes!

ERBM Recreation and Park District  activities (call 878-3403 to sign up)

Sanderson Hills, Paintbrush and Town Park

Youth Fishing Day at Lake Avery June ν Princess Dance Camp

Tiny Toes

Swim Lessons

Range Call Kids’ Events at the Ranch Rodeo

4th of July Parade, 5K,  3-on-3 basketball shootout and fireworks

Youthfest July 21 – bouncehouse, waterslide and more at Meeker Rec Center

Inflatable Pool Party Aug. 17

Summer Drama Camp (3rd grade and up) Aug. 6-10

Youth Soccer

Junior golf (5-18)

Rafting trip for teens (6th-10th graders)

Youth Mountain Biking, Nature Walk, Hiking Trip (8-17)

MHS free Sports Clinics (K-8th)