Recreation Division

Welcome to the City of Cheyenne Recreation Division

News & Updates:  Check out the Fall/Winter 2019 Recreate Guide!

We’re excited to offer these new classes at the Youth Activity and Community Center (1317 Parsley Blvd.):  Chair Yoga, Chair Aerobics, Zumba, Yoga, Barre/Pilates, Stretch & Flex, Pickleball Drop-In, Walk-n-Stretch, Senior Open Basketball, Wheel Day for 3-5 year-old youth, and Hot Tea & Games

Check out the schedule and descriptions YACC Schedule

Classes free to public from November 18 through December 27, then you can purchase a punch card or if you have a Humana, Medicare or Bankers Life insurance card that qualifies you to attend free.

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

Contact Information

Youth Sports

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

Adult Sports

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

Recreation Manager

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

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.

Please check back!

23nd 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 3. Tournament will be held Saturday, May 2.

Please check back! In February.

Softball: Men & Women

A recreational softball league for adult men & women. Information packets will be available Monday, February 3. League play begins Monday, April 27.

Please check back!

 

Volleyball: Co-Rec

A recreational volleyball league for adults ages 18+. Information packets will be available Monday, November 4. League play will begin Tuesday, January 21. Games played on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights.

COREC VB INFORMATION PACKET

2020 COVER LETTER

 

 

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 12 games. Will not interfere with co-rec volleyball games. Information packets available Monday, November 4. Games played Monday nights.

2020 League Rules & Registration form

2020 COVER LETTER

 

Kickball: Co-Rec

A recreational kickball league for adults. Info packets typically available beginning of May; registration starts in May 2020. 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 2020. League begins in August.

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

 

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’

2019 League Rules

Master Schedule

VB STANDINGS Week 7

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.

Basketball Info. Packet_2019

Master schedule 2nd season

STANDINGS WK5 2ND SEASON

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.

Fitness Classes

Begins November 18, 2019!  Classes held at the Youth Activity and Community Center Community Room at the Dave Romero Community Park (1317 Parsley Blvd.).  Free to public November 18 through December 27, then 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

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.

Chair Aerobics

Tues/Thurs 9:00am

This aerobic exercise is a safe and effective low-impact workout performed while sitting or standing behind a chair.  It provides a cardiovascular workout for participants who cannot stand for a prolonged amount of time, or who may be new to exercise.  Bring water & a towel.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

Zumba Gold

Mon/Wed 12:15-12:45pm

This easy-to-follow class is a fun workout for anyone, any age, with any ability.  Using Latin styles of music and dance.  Zumba Gold class members are able to improve balance, strength, flexibilty, and aerobic fitness at a low intensity.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

Stretch & Flex

Fri 12:00pm

This class provides flexibility and increased range of motion for the entire body.  The instructor will focus on all major muscle groups with a variety of different types of stretch techniques.  The goal is for your body to feel better, prevent injury, and increase range of motion.  Bring your own mat.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

 

20/20 Barre & Mat Pilates

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

Wednesday 5;30 pm

Learn and master Yoga positions and poses to promote balance and strength, physically and mentally.  For all experience levels.  Bring your own mat.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

YACC Gymnasium Activities

Begins November 18, 2019!  Activities held at the Youth Activity and Community Center Gymnasium at the Dave Romero Community Park (1317 Parsley Blvd.).  Free to public November 18 through December 27, then you can purchase an affordable punch card.

Walk & Stretch

Tues/Thurs 11:00am-12:00pm

Walk indoors during cold days!  Mats will be available for stretching.  Not into walking around?  Come to just stretch and let loose.  Please use walking etiquette (posted in facility)  No children under the age of 12.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

Senior Open Basketball

Mon/Wed 12:00-1:00pm

Perfect for seniors aged 60+.  Open basketball will be mostly pick-up games for anyone who shows up.  Rules will be posted.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

Pickleball Drop-In

Mon/Wed 9:00-11:00 am

Practice and games.  First 8 accepted.  Rules will be posted.

Call 307-777-1044 for information.

Dog Classes

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

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

Thursday, April 30

6:00-8:00pm

Session Fee:  $30/dog, $20 w/o dog

Activity #165019-01

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.

K9 Nose Work 1: 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 Nose Work 2: Odor

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Starting January 1, 2010

Tues/Thurs 12:00-1:00pm & 5:30-6:30pm

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.

Tae Kwon Do

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

Monthly Session Fee: $30 (Starts Jan 2020)

(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.

 

Women's Empowerment

Saturdays (Feb 1, 8, 22 or 29)

10:00am-12:00pm

Session Fee:  $25

For ages 16+

Activity #167031

Designed to empower women through a “whole person” approach.  We address self-esteem, situational awareness, and community safety while learning and experimenting with physical self-defense moves.

For more information, call 307-773-1044.

Safe Kids Self Defense

Saturday, March 7

10:00am-12:00pm

Session Fee: $5.00

Designed for ages 8-12

A fun and easy way to teach kids techniques on how to be safe and empower themselves in certain situations.

For more information, call 307-773-1044.

 

Youth Sports & Programming

23rd Annual HollyFrontier Youth Basketball Tourney

A competitive basketball tournament for boy’s teams in grades 4 – 8, and girl’s teams in grades 4 – 8.

Tournament Date March 28 & 29 2020

More information coming soon!

 

Basketball League

A great league for boys and girls alike. More information to come soon!!!  Registration start September 9. Practices start week of Dec. 16. Games to start week of Jan. 13.

Click here to access the registration form. Return it to the Kiwanis Community House

Click here to access our WebTrac portal  and pay for registration online.

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 2/3/2020.

Call David Contreras at 307-637-6425 for more info….

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. We’re always looking for coaches. Registrations start 3/19/2020

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

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.

Master Schedule click here: schedule

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.

Click here for 2019 Girls Volleyball Registration Form 2019

For more information, call 307-637-6425.

Outdoor Adventure Program

The ultimate outdoor experience for ages 8 – 15, spanning from June to August 2020. 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 4/27/2020

For more information, call 307-637-6425.

 

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.