Recreation Division

Welcome to the City of Cheyenne Recreation Division

News & Updates:  

Continue to check this website (www.CheyenneRec.org) for updates on Recreation programs.  You can also like “CheyenneRec” on Facebook for updates.

We’re excited to offer this new class for Summer 2020:  Yoga in the Park, Civic Commons (2000 O’Neil Avenue) on Wednesdays at noon starting June 10.  More classes coming.

See the tabs above for Recreation program details.

Contact Us: (307) 773-1044
Registrations: (307) 637-6423

Contact Information

Recreation Manager

Lori DeVilbiss
Manager and Sponsorships, Recreation Division
LDevilbiss@CheyenneCity.org
307-773-1044

Adult/Youth Sports Supervisor

David Contreras
Recreation Programmer, Youth and Adult Sports Supervisor
DContreras@CheyenneCity.org
307-637-6425

Adult/Youth Sports

Tyler Feezer
Recreation Specialist, Youth and Adult Sports
tfeezer@cheyennecity.org 
307-637-6408

Adult/Youth Sports

Michael Edwards
Recreation Specialist, Youth and Adult Sports
MEdwards@CheyenneCity.org
307-773-1039

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

Social Media

Facebook: CheyenneRec

Instagram: cheyennerecreation

Adult Sports & Programs

Adult Basketball League

Registration: July 6, 2020 – August 20,2020

Fee: $400/Team & $20 player fee. Team fee MUST be paid at the time of registration. All player fees must be paid by the end of the second week of the season.

Activity #360091

A recreational basketball league for adult men & women. Games will be Monday – Thursday evenings. Each team is guaranteed 10 games plus end of year tournament.

Mail in forms or Register at the Kiwanis Community House (4603 Lions Park Drive).  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm or email to dcontreras@cheyennecity.org.

Season will begin September 28,2020

Registration Form and Roster

Rules&Reg

Athletic Bylaws 2020 with COVID Language

For more information, call David Contreras at 307-637-6425.

Adult Basketball Officials Training

Registration: July 13, 2020 – August 27, 2020

Love the game of basketball? The Recreation Division is looking for basketball officials for this coming season.

This training will provide proper court positioning, call signals, and the aspect of the game.

Fee: Free must register online.

Activity #360092

Training Date & Time: September 2, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm

Click here to register

 

Softball: Men & Women

Registration now closed. Season to begin June 15th.

Fee:  $400/team & $20 player fee

Activity #260061(M) & #260061 (W)

A recreational softball league for adult men & women. Information packets will be available Monday, February 3.  Teams guaranteed 14 games.

For more information call Tyler Feezer at 307-637-6408

Athletic Bylaws 2020

2020 Men’s and Women’s Softball Rules

Master Schedule

League Standings

Make Up Schedule

 

 

 

Fall Pickleball 101

Registration: August 3, 2020 – September 17, 2020.

Activity #: 360111

An indoor Pickleball Class for individuals age 16+. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9am-11am, at the Youth Activity and Community Center. This program is meant to introduce beginners to the sport of Pickleball. $50/person and the class is capped at 8 people.

Go to the Kiwanis Community House (4603 Lions Park Dr.) to register. Alternatively, you can download a copy of the Registration Form and turn in completed form, with payment, to the Kiwanis Community House.

For more information call Michael Edwards at 307-773-1039

Pickleball 101 Fall Registration form

Register Online

 

 

 

 

Summer Pickleball 101

Registration is CLOSED

Martin Luther King Jr. Pickleball courts will be reserved on  Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9am-11am, for this program. Feel free to bring a chair and do not forget to bring water!

Sessions will begin August 18, 2020 and end on September 24, 2020.

For more information call Michael Edwards at 307-773-1039

Softball: Co-Rec

Registration: Ends July 23rd

Fee: $350/team plus $20/player

Activity # 260011

A recreational softball league for mixed men and women teams. Information packets available soon.  Teams guaranteed 10 games.

For more information, call Tyler Feezer at 307-637-6408

2020 Co-Rec Softball Registration Packet

2020 Co-Rec Softball Rules Packet

Cheyenne Recreation Division Bylaws

Men's & Women's Fall Volleyball

Registration: July 6, 2020 – August 20, 2020

Cost: $300/team plus $20/player. Team fee MUST be paid at the time of registration. All player fees must be paid by the end of the second week of the season.

Men’s Activity #: 360071

Women’s Activity #: 360081

A recreational league for men and women age 16+. League play will begin September 21, 2020. The season will take place over 12 weeks, with the first 9 weeks being regular season play. The last 3 weeks of the season will be a double elimination tournament.

Go to the Kiwanis Community House (4603 Lions Park Dr.) to register. Alternatively, you can download a copy of the Registration Form and turn in completed form, with payment, to the Kiwanis Community House.

For more information call Michael Edwards at 307-773-1039

Athletic Bylaws 

2020 Fall Volleyball Registration form

2020 Cover Letter

2020 Fall Volleyball- Rules and Regulations

Youth Sports & Programming

Youth Tackle Football

Registration: Ends July 15, 2020

Fee:  $140/child

Late Fee: $20 if space is available after July 2,2020

Activity #271020

Designed for kids grade 3-6. Registration includes a 8 game schedule, team/individual picture, and award. We’re always looking for coaches.

For more information, call David Contreras at 307-637-6425.

2020 Youth Football Cover Letter

Youth Football_Registration Form_2020

Parents Code of Conduct-Ethics

Youth Football_Coach Application_2020

Coaches background documents

Youth Tackle Football Officials Training

Registration: July 29, 2020 – August 13, 2020

Love the game of football and want to give back to the youth? The Recreation Division is looking for football officials for this coming season.

This training will provide proper positioning, making the correct call, and game management.

Fee: Free must register online.

Activity #271121

Training Date & Time: August 17, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Youth Activity Community Center (1317 Parsley Blvd.)

Click here to register

Youth Volleyball Officials Training

Registration: July 27, 2020 – September 10, 2020

Want to give back to the youth and make a little extra income? The Recreation Division is looking for volleyball officials for this coming season.

This training will provide proper positioning, calls to make as an official.

Fee: Free must register online.

Activity #271026

Training Date & Time: September 10, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Youth Activity Community Center (1317 Parsley Blvd.)

Click here to register

Youth Co-Rec Volleyball

Registration: July 27th – September 10th

Activity #271022

Fees: $55 per player, $25 late registration fee

Season start: October 17th

A co-rec volleyball league for youth grades 4-6.  Registration includes and 8-game schedule, game t-shirt, picture, and award.

For more information call Tyler Feezer at 307-637-6408

Registration Form

Cover Letter

Rules Packet

Coach’s Application

Click here to register online

Art, Music & Cooking

Open Studio: Get Creative!

Cancelled until further notice.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:00-8:00pm

Monthly Session Fee: $30

Location:  1331 Talbot Court

Activity #160541

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.

 

Beginning Guitar Lessons

Cancelled until further notice.

Saturdays

Ages 7+

Section 1: 10:30-11:00am

Section 2: 11:15-11:45am

Monthly Fee: $30

Location: 3121 Carey Avenue

Activity #165034

Located in the Activity Center on the corner of Pershing Boulevard and Carey Avenue, this class will teach the basic cords, scales, rhythms, finger-picking patterns, and many other essential techniques of the guitar.  All students will learn at their own pace and skill level, with day 1 being a jam session.  Bring your own guitar.

 

Beginning Piano Lessons

Cancelled until further notice.

Wednesdays

Section 1:  6:00-6:30pm

Section 2:  6:45-7:15pm

Monthly Fee: $30

Ages 7+

Location: 3121 Carey Avenue

Activity #165035

Located in the Activity Center on the corner of Pershing Boulevard and Carey Avenue, this class will teach the basic cords, scales, rhythms, and many other essential techniques of the piano.  All students will learn at their own pace and skill level, with day 1 being a jam session.  If you have a keyboard, please bring.

 

Fitness Classes

Indoor classes cancelled until further notice.  Outdoor yoga open.

Classes held at the Youth Activity and Community Center Community Room at the Dave Romero Community Park (1317 Parsley Blvd.).  You can purchase an affordable punch card.  The City now accepts Tivity Health (Humana, Medicare & Bankers Life) to attend classes for free if you qualify.

Chair Yoga

Cancelled until further notice.

Mon/Wed 9:00am

Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline.  While stretching is certainly involved, yoga is also about creating balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility.  Movement can be performed on the chair or behind it for support. Bring water & a towel.

Call 307-777-1044 for information or stop by the Kiwanis Community House to purchase a punch card. 

Click here to see the YACC activity schedule, punch card rates, and Tivity Health qualifications.

20/20 Barre & Mat Pilates

Cancelled until further notice.

Monday 5:30pm

20 minutes of Barre technique is a low impact class of strength movements to firm muscles, and 20 minutes of Pilates to build strength and endurance in the core (abs, back and hips).  Please bring your own mat and socks to allow your feet to slide along the floor while in Barre.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

Yoga in the Park - Civic Commons

Fee:  Free.  No registration necessary – waiver required to be signed.

Wednesdays, noon through August 26

Location:  Civic Commons, 2000 O’Neil Avenue (across from the Municipal Building)

All mats to be placed 6′ apart.

Weather permitting.

Enjoy the summer air with a free community yoga class that will relieve stress.  Taught by a RYT 200 hour instructor.  Learn or master yoga poses to promote balance, flexibility, and strength.  For all levels.  Bring your own mat, water, and towel.

YACC Gymnasium Activities

 

Activities will start up again in September.  Have a great summer.

Dog Classes

All Dog Classes to be held at the Pioneer Park Center (1331 Talbot Court), unless notified by the instructor.

Canine Massage Workshop

Sunday, August 9

4:30-6:30 pm

Session Fee:  $30/dog, $20 w/o dog

Activity #265019

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. Dogs must be friendly to other dogs and people. Owners are welcome to attend without a dog.  For questions, call instructor Linnea Nicely-Dix, Certified K9 Massage Therapist and Behavioral Specialist, at (307) 256-9088. Maximum of 10 participants in class.

Click here to register.

K9 Nose Work 2: Intro to Elements

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm

August 24 to October 5, 2020 (6 weeks) (no class 8/31)

$120 per dog/handler team

Activity #265026

Location:  1331 Talbot Court

This class is the second in a series.  This class continues to develop the skills started in the Intro Class.  As much as the weather allows, students will begin to work searches on vehicles and exterior spaces.  Students can expect to do at least some work outside in most classes, weather permitting.  Handlers will gain more experience in reading their dogs, leash handling skills, reward placement, and search strategies.  Dogs will continue to develop confidence searching independently, work more hides at elevation, gain experience on vehicles and in exteriors, and begin solving more complex scent puzzles.  Prerequisites:  K9 Nose Work 1 or Instructor approval.  All dogs must be able to be “car crated” or quietly wait their turn in a covered crate.  Owners must provide crates and covers if crating indoors.  Students may run up to two dogs; one class fee/per dog.  Dogs must be up to date on vaccinations.  For questions contact Barb at the.elemental.dog@gmail.com or call (307) 421-5514.

Click here to register.

K9 Nose Work 3: Intro to Odor

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm

October 19 – November 23, 2020

$120 per dog/handler team

Activity #365027

Location:  1331 Talbot Court

This class is the third in a series and expands on skills learned in the Intro and Elements classes.  Dogs are introduced to the first target odor – birch oil (provided by the instructor).  Dogs will continue to search in all four K9 Nose Work search “elements:” containers, interiors, exteriors, exteriors and vehicles.  Handlers will be introduced to more advanced leash handling skills.  Prerequisites:  K9 Nose Work – 1 and 2 or instructor approal.  Students may run up to two dogs; one class fee/per dog.  For questions contact Barb at the.elemental.dog@gmail.com or call (307) 421-5514.  Max 6 dogs (my enroll 2 dogs per 1 handler).

Click here to register.

Advanced Topics in K9 Nose Work - Short Courses

Sundays, 9:30 – 11:00 am

Sec. 1:  September 13-27, 2020

Sec. 2:  October 25 – November 8, 2020

$65 per dog/handler team

Activity #365020

The Advanced Topics classes are three-week classes that focus largely on one skill or area.  A class may focus on handling container searches, working elevated hides, or handler scent detection.  Dogs must be proficient on all three competition odors.  The topics will be announced before class begins.  For questions, contact Barb at the.elemental.dog#gmail.com or call (307) 421-5514.  Max 6 dogs (may enroll 2 dogs per 1 handler).

Click here to register.

Perfect Puppy

Sundays, 3:00-4:00 pm

Sec. 1: September 3 – October 8

Sec. 3:  November 8-December 13

Session Fee:  $110

Activity # 365023

Location:  1331 Talbot Court

Bring your 3 to 5 month old puppies to class to concentrate on social interactions with other puppies and people, behavior problem solving (jumping, housebreaking & puppy biting, etc.) and puppy obedience.  Puppies must have all vaccinations; bring shot records to first class – NO DOGS ON FIRST CLASS.  Taught by instructor Linnea Nicely-Dix.  Call (307) 256-9088 with questions.  Max 10 dogs.

Click here to register.

 

AKC Canine Good Citizen

Sundays, 3:00-4:00 pm

August 2-23

Fee:  $110

Activity # 265020

Location:  1331 Talbot Court

This class is designed to teach you and your dog the 10 test steps required to pass the AKC  Canine Good Citizen test.  Cost of the test and materials are included in the class fee.  The test will be conducted on the last class date.  This class is not for aggressive or reactive dogs.  All dogs MUST be good with people and other dogs.  Previous obedience is helpful but not necessary.  For questions, call the instructor, Linnea Nicely-Dix at (307) 256-9088.  Maximum of 10 dogs.

Click here to register.

 

Novice Dog Obedience

Sundays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Session 1:  September 13 – October 18

Session 2:  November 8 – December 13

Fee:  $110

Activity # 365021

Location:  1331 Talbot Court

Designed for dogs 6 months of age and older.  This class will cover the foundations of behavioral problem solving (ie. jumping, barking).  We will work on basic obedience commands such as loose leash walking, “heal”, “sit”, “down”, “stay”, “come”, and “leave it”.  All dogs must be friendly to other dogs and people.  The first class is for the owners only (no dog on first day of class).  For questions, call Linnea Nicely-Dix at (307) 256-9088.  Maximum of 10 dogs.

Click here to register.

Martial Arts Classes

Programs held at the Youth Activity and Community Center at the Dave Romero Community Park (1317 Parsley Blvd.).  Register online.

Tai Chi

Tues/Thurs 6:00-7:00pm

Monthly Session Fee: $65

Ages 16+

Activity #167021

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.  For more information, call instructor Geoff Thompson at 307.640.4119 or email mckthomp1@millect.com.

Click here to register.

Tae Kwon Do

Classes will start again in September 2020.  Have a wonderful summer.

Mon/Wed, 6:00-7:00pm

Monthly Session Fee: $30

(Ages 6-16)

Activity #167024

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.

Click here to register.

 

Batting Cages

Brimmer

  • Open – September (weather permitting)
  • Monday – Thursday  4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Friday 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Softball only

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

Converse

  • Open – September (weather permitting)
  • Monday – Thursday  4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Friday 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Softball and Fast Pitch
  • Speeds: 45-65 mph

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

Cheyenne Junior League

  • Open – September (weather permitting)
  • Monday – Friday 4:00 PM -7:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Baseball only
  • Speeds: 45-65 mph

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

Horse Classes

You can register online (go to class and click on “Click here to register.”  The Kiwanis Community House (4603 Lions Park Drive) can take in-person registrations, or call (307) 637-6429 to register over the phone or if you have questions on the registration process.

All horse classes are held at Pine Ranch, Carpenter, Wyoming.  Anne Larson is the instructor.  For more information on the classes, please call Anne Larson at (307) 286-7975.

Horsemanship/Riding 101

Mondays, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Sec. 1:  June 8, 15, 22, 29

Sec. 2: August 3, 10, 17, 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $100

Activity #268061

Location:  Pine Ranch-Carpenter, WY

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.

Click here to register.

Horsemanship/Riding 201

Mondays, 4:30pm-5:30pm

Sec. 1:  June 8, 15, 22, 29

Sec 2:  August 3, 10, 17, 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $100

Location:  Pine Ranch-Carpenter, WY

Activity #268063

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

Click here to register.

Adult Horsemanship/Riding

Mondays, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Sec. 1:  June 8, 15, 22, 29

Sec. 2: August 3, 10, 17, 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $100

Activity #268062

Location:  Pine Ranch-Carpenter, WY

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.

Click here to register.

 

English Riding

Mondays, 10:30-11:30am

Sec. 1:  June 8, 15, 22, 29

Sec. 2: August 3, 10, 17, 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $100

Activity #268064

Location:  Pine Ranch-Carpenter, WY

Designed for those who want to learn the basics of English-style riding.  Learn to properly saddle a horse and learn the basics of the equipment, as well as, the basics of balanced Seat in the basic center riding style and development towards training, dressage, jumping, and the use of correct aids.  Prerequisite:  Beginner class or prior approval from instructor.  Ages 8+.  Taught by Anne Larson, CRI.  Max 5 riders.

Click here to register.

Western Riding

Mondays, 1:30-2:30pm

Sec. 1:  June 8, 15, 22, 29

Sec. 2: August 3, 10, 17, 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $100

Activity #268065

Location:  Pine Ranch-Carpenter, WY

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+.

Click here to register.

 

Cattle Working

Wednesdays, 6:30pm

Daily Fee:  $65 (Register for individual day(s).)

Session 1:  June 3

Session 2:  June 10

Session 3:  June 17

Session 4:  June 24

Session 5:  July 1

Session 6:  July 8

Session 7:  July  15

Session 8:  July 22

Session 9:  July 29

Session 10:  August 5

Session 11:  August 12

Session 12:  August 19

Session 13:  August 26

Activity # 268067

Location:  Pine Ranch, Carpenter, Wyoming

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.  Riders may bring their own horse or use one of the Ranch’s horse.  Rider must be at least an advanced beginner to participate.  Ages 8+.

Click here to register.

 

Horse Games

Sundays, 6:30 pm

Sec. 1:  June 7, 14, 21, 28

Sec. 2:  August 2, 9, 16, 23

Fee:  $100

Activity #268068

Cut loose, have fun and do something different with your horse.  We will explore “Tag,” “Horse Soccer,” “Polocrosse,” and “Barrel Racing.”  The games will not necessarily be played at speed.  We have horses to borrow.  Prerequisities:  Horsemanship/Riding 20, Western Riding, or approval of instructor.

Click here to register

Goat Classes

Do something new this summer.  Enjoy the outdoors with goats.

Goat Relaxation

Unwind and relax amidst the Ranch’s gregarious goats.  Dress comfortably and bring an old blanket to lie on.  You will leave realigned, more grounded and most definitely elated!

Saturdays (morning or evening)

Fee:  $12/class

Session 1:  June 20, 6:30pm

Session 2:  July 11, 8:30am

Session 3:  July 18, 8:30am

Session 4:  August 8, 8:30am

Session 5:  August 15, 6:30pm

Click here to register.

Trail Hiking with Goats

Cancelled until further notice.

Play with, walk with, snuggle with, and enjoy goats as you hike a loop at Vedauwoo east of Cheyenne on an easy terrain.  Meet at the Vedauwoo main parking area off I-80 at the southern main entrance promptly at 8:30am.  We will bring the goats and light snack, and you bring a beverage, sun screen, bug spray, etc.  Wear comfortable hiking shoes.

Saturdays

Time:  8:30-10:00am

Fee:  $20/per person and class

Session 1:  June 20

Session 2:  August 15

Session 3:  August 22

Click her to register.