Recreation Division

Welcome to the City of Cheyenne Recreation Division

News & Updates:
-Check out the Summer 2019 Recreate Guide!

-We’re excited to offer these new classes:
Pickleball, Bocce Ball League, Ultimate Frisbee League, Distance Obedience & Recall Workshop

Contact Us:
Registrations: 307-637-6423

Adult & Youth Sports
David Contreras, Recreation Specialist, Youth Sports
DContreras@CheyenneCity.org
307-637-6425

Scott Redman, Recreation Specialist, Adult Sports
SRedman@CheyenneCity.org
307-637-6408

Gymnastics
Shannon Mitchell – Gymnastics Specialist
SMitchell@CheyenneCity.org
-General questions: 307-637-6407
-Registrations: 307-637-6423

Latchkey & Summer Rec Camp
Jade Herstein, Recreation Specialist, Childcare
JHerstein@CheyenneCity.org
307-773-1032

Special Interest Classes
Kari Kivisto, Manager, Recreation Division
KKivisto@CheyenneCity.org
307-637-6404

Adult Sports

Dodge Ball: Co-Ed

For adults ages 18+—friendly competition for those who want to have a good time and play a different sport. Season runs from March through April. Number of games is determined by the total number of teams registered. Teams consist of up to 15 players.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

22nd Annual Early-Bird Softball Tourney

A competitive softball tournament for adults. Available divisions are Men’s D, Men’s E, Men’s E+, Women’s D, and Women’s E. Information packets will be available Monday, February 4. Tournament will be held Saturday, April 27 – Sunday, April 28.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Softball: Men & Women

A recreational softball league for adult men & women. Information packets will be available Monday, February 4. League play begins Monday, April 29.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Reschedules 5/22: Men & Women Softball

Volleyball: Co-Rec

A recreational volleyball league for adults ages 18+. Information packets will be available Monday, November 5. League play will begin Tuesday, January 22. Games played on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Volleyball: Winter League

Join us for the second season of this league—open to the 1st 40 Men’s and/or Women’s teams. Teams can enter either competitive or recreational divisions and will play 10-12 games. Will not interfere with co-rec volleyball games. Information packets available Monday, November 5. Games played Monday nights.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Kickball: Co-Rec

A recreational kickball league for adults. Info packets typically available beginning of May; registration starts in May 2019. Late registration dependent upon available space. League begins in June.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #260131.

Softball: Co-Rec

A recreational softball league for adults. Info packets typically available mid-May; registration starts in May 2019. League begins in August.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #260011.

Co-Rec Softball Registration Packet

Volleyball: Men & Women

A recreational volleyball league for adults. Info packets available first week of July 2019; registration begins mid-July. League begins in September.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #360071 (Men’s) or 360081 (Women’s)

Basketball: Adult

A recreational basketball league for adults. Info packets typically available early July; registration begins July 2019. League play begins October 9.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #360091.

Pickleball - NEW!

Join the fastest growing sport! Pickleball is paddle sport that incorporates badminton, tennis, and tabble tennis. This sport offers the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, and a net and rules somewhat similar to tennis, with several modifications. Registration deadline is May 31, 2019.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #260111.

Bocce Ball League - NEW!

Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games in the world, and is one of the oldest lawn or yard games. Best known in Italy, where you may see a group of retirees in a town square for a daily afternoon game, bocce has been gaining popularity in the United States and other locations. The rules are simple, can be played by people of all ages and skill levels, and you can use just about anything as a bocce court. Register by May 31, 2019.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #260112.

Ultimate Frisbee League - NEW

This exciting sport is the newest craze sweeping the U.S.! Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact disc sport played by two teams of seven players. Season starts August 26.

Click here for more league info and to register.

Art Classes

Open Studio: Get Creative!

A class for amateur artists seeking a studio space to work alongside other artists with watercolors, colored pencils, acrylics, or oil paints. Bonus: you’ll receive the guidance of a seasoned artist if you’re looking for a little help or creative brainstorming. Existing and new projects alike are welcome. Instructor Megan Pita is a University of Wyoming graduate with time spent at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. For questions, call 307.369.1164.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #265033.

Stained Glass: 15-Hour Class

In this 5-week program, you pick a design, learn how to cut, grind, and solder glass. Each class is 3 hours long. Taught by Barb Christofferson. Fees cover materials for each class. Ages 18+. Can’t make one of these dates? Call 307-214-3952 for an appointment.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Stained Glass: Suncatchers

Great for beginners. Make a stained glass sun catcher in three hours! Choose between multiple designs. Taught by Barb Christofferson. Fees cover materials for one class. Ages 10+. Can’t make one of these dates? Call 307-214-3952 for an appointment.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Cardio Classes

Zumba

Perfect for everybody and every body–try it for $7/class, or grab an economy punch pass for $40/8 classes, or $60/10 classes to keep going each week! Designed for you to sweat through a variety of dance moves, skill levels, & musical genres. Bring water & a towel.

Call 307-637-6423 for information on first class and how to register.

Core de Force

A mixed martial arts-inspired workout that puts a little kick-butt into exercise in a non-contact, high-energy, total-body sculpting class. With no equipment needed, this workout combines movements from Western Boxing, Brazilian Jui Jitsu, Muay Thai, and more to train like a fighter. Participants move at their own pace, finding the sweet spot of purposeful technique and challenging tempos. Appropriate for seasoned athletes and beginners.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Tabata Bootcamp

This short duration, but high-intensity interval training (HIIT) class creates a prolonged afterburn. Your body will take longer to rest, which means burning more calories over time! One 4-minute Bootcamp™ workout can give you the same benefits as running for a half hour.

30-minute & 1-hour classes available.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Combo: Core de Force + Tabata

Discounted: $80/mo
Sign up for both evening Tabata/Core de Force classes to save some $ while getting the body-sculpting, high-intensity workouts you love.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Dog Classes

AKC Canine Good Citizen Class

Designed to teach you and your dog the 10 behaviors required to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. Cost of test + materials included in class fee. Test held on March 28. Not for aggressive or reactive dogs—your dog must be friendly to other dogs and people. Obedience training is helpful but not necessary. Class is taught by 2 certified K9 Educational Instructors and Behavioral Specialists to ensure more 1-on-1 attention. For questions, call Marchia Johansen at 307-630-0420 or Linnea Nicely-Dix at 757-318-9300. Maximum of 8 dogs in class.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Canine Massage Workshop

A fun workshop where you’ll learn massage techniques that your dog will love. Great for newly rescued dogs, dogs recovering from surgery, as well as fearful, hyper or anxious dogs. Even trained and well-behaved pups will love this class! Dogs must be friendly to other dogs and people. Owners are welcome to attend without a dog. Instructions and info packet included in class fee. For questions, call instructor Linnea Nicely-Dix, Certified K9 Massage Therapist and Behavioral Specialist, at 757-318-9300. Maximum of 10 participants in class.

Click for more class info and to register.

K9 Nose Work: Intro

Join a new and fast-growing scenting sport for companion dogs, inspired by the training and work of law enforcement detection dogs. Develop your dog’s natural hunting and scenting abilities to find target odors for fun or competition. Any dog of any age, activity level, or physical ability can participate. Dogs that are uncomfortable around other dogs or those with environmental issues can learn and thrive, too! A prior Obedience class is not necessary to participate. For questions, contact Barb at the.elemental.dog@gmail.com or call 307-421-5514. Maximum 6 dogs (may enroll 2 dogs per 1 handler).

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #265024.

K9 Nosework 2: Elements

Students will continue the work from the first class—searching vehicles and exterior spaces. Expect to do some work outside in most classes, weather permitting. Handlers will gain experience in reading their dogs, leash-handling skills, reward placement, and search strategies. Must have taken K9 Nose Work® 1 or have instructor approval prior to this class. For questions, contact Barb at the.elemental.dog@gmail.com or call 307-421-5514. Maximum 6 dogs (may enroll 2 dogs per 1 handler).

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

K9 Nosework 3: Odors

Dogs are introduced to the first target odor—birch oil (provided by the instructor). Dogs will continue to search in all 4 K9 Nose Work® search elements: containers, interiors, exteriors, and vehicles. Handlers will be introduced to more advanced leash-handling skills. Must have taken K9 Nose Work® 1 & 2 or have instructor approval prior to this class. For questions, contact Barb at the.elemental.dog@gmail.com or call 307-421-5514. Maximum 6 dogs (may enroll 2 dogs per 1 handler).

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Novice Obedience

Designed for dogs aged 3 months+. You’ll learn foundation behaviors, walking on a loose leash, heal, sit, down, stay, recall, watch (pay attention to you) and various other techniques for good social behavior. Your dog must be friendly to other dogs and people. All dogs must be fully vaccinated, including Bordetella; bring shot record to first class. First class for humans only—leave pooch at home. Humans must be 13 years or older. For questions, call Linnea Nicely-Dix at 757-318-9300. Maximum of 8 dogs in class.

Click for more class info and to register.

Distance Obedience - NEW!

Designed to teach you to interact with your dog from a distance. Learn to train your dog to sit, down, come and stop from far away. Bring a 25- or 30-foot lead. All dogs must be full vaccinated, including Bordetella; bring shot record to first class. Not designed for aggressive dogs. Must have prior basic obedience training. For questions, call Linnea Nicely-Dix at 757-318-9300 or Marchia Johansen at 307-630-0420. Maximum of 10 dogs in class. In case of inclement weather, location is 1331 Talbot Court. Call Marchia for exact location.

Click for more class info and to register.

Recall Workshop - NEW!

Designed to perfect your dog’s recall off leash. Bring a 25- or 30-foot lead. Dogs will be worked both on-and off-leash. All dogs must be fully vaccinated, including Bordetella; bring shot record to first class. Not designed for aggressive dogs. For questions, call Linnea Nicely-Dix at 757-318-9300 or Marchia Johansen at 307-630-0420. Maximum of 10 dogs in class. In case of inclement weather, location is 1331 Talbot Court. Call Marchia for exact location.

Click for more class info and to register.

Martial Arts Classes

Tai Chi

With its origins in the ancient Chinese martial art of Taijiquan, Wu-Style Tai Chi provides health and fitness benefits similar to those found in dance and yoga. Loose-fitting clothing is recommended. To register, and for more information, call instructor Geoff Thompson at 307.640.4119 or email mckthomp1@millect.com.

Tae Kwon Do

The traditional Korean martial art similar to karate. The words “Tae Kwon Do” translate to “The Way of Hand and Foot”, which is fitting for a class that teaches blocking, punching and kicking for self-defense. Strong emphasis on self-discipline. Loose-fitting clothing and a positive attitude recommended. Taught by instructor Greg Flores.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #267024 (Ages 6-11) or #267021 (Ages 18+).

Youth Sports & Programming

22nd Annual HollyFrontier Youth Basketball Tourney

A competitive basketball tournament for boy’s teams in grades 4-8, and girl’s teams in grades 5 – 8. Registration deadline is Monday, March 11 at 4:30 p.m.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

 

Basketball: Grades K-6

A great league for boys and girls alike. Practices for the season have begun; however, there’s a possibility for openings in certain grades. Call 307-637-6423. Games begin 1/11 for K – 1st Grade, 1/12 for 2nd Grade up.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Softball: Girls Ages 7-18

A league designed just for girls! Registration includes 8-10 game schedule, shirt, team/individual picture, and award. Registration starts Monday, February 4. We’re always looking for coaches. Call Scott Redman at 307-637-6408 to fill out an application.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Teeball: Ages 3-6

Designed to teach the fundamentals of baseball and softball to boys and girls. Registration includes a 6-8 game schedule, team shirt, team hat, team/individual picture, and award. Games start Monday, June 3. We’re always looking for coaches. Call Scott Redman at 307-637-6408 to fill out an application.

No Classics Available for Summer 2019. Please check back next Spring!

Tackle Football: Grades 3-6

A recreational tackle football league for grades 3-6. Info packets typically available mid-May; registration begins May 2019. Late registration dependent upon available space. Practice begin in August. Teams are based on school triads. Please bring report card at registration.

Click here for 2019 Youth Tackle Football Registration Forms.

Volleyball: Grades 4-6

A recreational volleyball league for children grades 4-6. Info packets typically available early August; Registration begins August 2019. Late registration dependent upon available space. Practices begin in September.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #271022.

Outdoor Adventure Program

The ultimate outdoor experience for ages 8 – 15, spanning from June to August 2019. This program is for those seeking to get outside and explore; as each week will have a different outdoor adventure opportunity ranging from hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking and much more!

More information available in the below registration forms. For more information, call 307-637-6425.

Download registration forms here.

Tackle Football: Grades 3-6

A recreational tackle football league for grades 3-6. Registration available mid-May through end of June. Late registration dependent upon available space. Practices begin in August. Teams are based on school triads. Please bring report card at registration.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #271020.

Batting Cages

Brimmer

  • Open April – September (weather permitting)
  • Softball & Baseball
  • Speeds: 45-65mph

Cost: $1/16 pitches
Rental: $10/30 minutes

Converse

  • Open April – September (weather permitting)
  • Softball only
  • Speeds: 45-65mph

Cost: $1/16 pitches
Rental: $10/30 minutes

Cheyenne Junior League

  • Open April – September (weather permitting)
  • Softball only
  • Speeds: 45-65mph

Cost: $1/16 pitches
Rental: $10/30 minutes

Horsemanship Classes

Horsemanship/Riding 101

Designed to teach equine safety, equine psychology and fundamental horse riding skills. Use balance and body aids to assist in feeling more comfortable on horseback. For those with little to no prior/basic knowledge of horses and horse safety. Courses taught by Anne Larson, CRI. Ages 8 – 18. No prerequisite required.

For more class info and to register, click here.

Horsemanship/Riding 201

Designed for both adult intermediate riders with some horse experience and as a continuation of hte Horsemanship Riding 201 course. Prerequisite: Ages 19+ up, children with completion of Horsemanship/Riding 201, or prior approval from instructor.

For more class info and to register, click here.

Adult Horsemanship/Riding

Designed with the adult rider in mind. Learn from the ground up: horse care, safety, horse psychology, and riding skills. Class geared toward the riding ability of each student no matter the level. Ages 19+. No prerequisite required.

For more class info and to register, click here.

English Riding

Designed for those who want to learn the basics of English-style riding. Learn to properly saddle a horse and the basics of equipment, as well as the basics of Balanced Seat taught in the basic center riding style with development towards training, dessage, jumping, and the use of correct aids. Emphasis on exercises and techniques for body movement needed to follow in harmony–in a walk, a trot, and a canter. Prerequisite: Beginner class or prior approval from instructor. Ages 8+.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #268064.

Western Riding

Designed for those who want to learn the basics of Western-style riding. Learn to properly saddle a horse, the basics of equipment, and skills necessary for trail and showing. Emphasis given to balanced seat and correct aids, with development toward pleasure, trail, or performance. Prerequisite: Beginner class or prior approval from instructor. Ages 8+.

Call 307-637-6423 to register.
Reference Activity #268065.

Cattle Working

Designed for any rider wanting to start their horse on cattle in a controlled environment, or to learn how to work cattle on horseback. Learn position, timing, pressure points, and how to use horsemanship skills to track, sort and control cattle. Emphasis on horse and rider teamwork, and on using low stress livestock handling techniques. Riders may bring their own horse or use one of the Ranch’s. Rider must be at least an advanced beginner rider to participate. Ages 8+.

For more class info and to register, click here.

Tennis

Each class is a drop-in style with instructor Chad Lace, who has been involved in the sport by either playing or coaching for more than a decade. No deadline to sign-up. To register, call 307-274-0964.

Youth Foam Champs - 36' Court

Designed to teach basic athletic skills and coordination to our youngest players. Ages 4-6 years old.

Wednesdays
$10/person
9 – 9:30 a.m.
May – August

Youth Red Champs - 36' Court

Designed to teach basic strokes and rules along with athletic development. For ages 6-8 years old.

Mondays & Wednesdays
$12/person
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
June – August

 

Youth Orange Champs - 60' Court

Designed to teach intermediate strokes and start competitive play. For ages 8-11 years old.

Mondays & Wednesdays
$12/person
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
June – August

Youth Green Champs - 78' Court

Designed to teach the strokes and begin strategic play in singles and doubles. For ages 4-6 years old.

Mondays & Wednesdays
$18/person
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
June – August

2019 Adult Governor's Cup Tennis Tournament

USTA-Sanctioned singles, doubles (3.0, 3.5, 4.0, and Open) and mixed doubles (7.0, 8.0, and Open) with Finalist and Championship prizes. Player party sponsored by Cheyenne Tennis Association. Home site is Holliday Park for player check-in. Play takes place throughout the city at Holliday, HS courts, and the Cheyenne Country Club.

More info: CheyenneTennis.com. August 2-4 2019.