Recreation Division

Welcome to the City of Cheyenne Recreation Division

News & Updates:  Check out the Winter/Spring 2020 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 and Adult Sports
DContreras@CheyenneCity.org
307-637-6425

Adult Sports

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

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

Adult Sports & Programs

Dodge Ball: Co-Ed

Registration January 13-February 20, 2020

Fee:  $150/Team

Activity #160110

For adults aged 18+, this friendly competition for those who just really want to see if they can throw a ball or hit someone with it.. or “dodge a ball.”  8-game guarantee.  Season play starts March 16, 2020.

Click here for the Dodgeball Registration Rules and Regulation Packet

 

23nd Annual Early-Bird Softball Tourney

Tournament Date:  May 2, 2020

Registration:  February 3 – April 28, 2020

Fee:  $250/team for USSSA Sanctioned, and $300 for non- USSSA sanctioned.

Activity #260034

Kick off the softball season with the first competitive tournament of the year.  Available divisions:  Men’s D, E & E+, Women’s D & E.  3-game guarantee.

Register at the Kiwanis Community House.

Click here for registration packet.

 

Softball: Men & Women

Registration:  February 3 – March 19, 2020

Fee:  $400/team & $20 player fee

$50 late registration fee based on availability

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

A recreational softball league for adult men & women. Information packets will be available Monday, February 3.  League play begins Monday, April 27.  Teams guaranteed 14 games.

Register at the Kiwanis Community House.

Click here for registration packet.

 

 

 

Volleyball: Co-Rec

Registration:  November 4-December 19, 2019

Fee:  $300/team & $20 player fee

Activity #160111

An indoor recreational volleyball league for adults ages 16+ as of January 21, 2020.  Games will be played on T, W & TH nights.  Each team will play 12 games.  League play begins January 21, 2020.

COREC VB INFORMATION PACKET

2020 COVER LETTER

 

 

Volleyball: Winter Men'/Women's League

Registration:  November 4-December 19, 2019

Fee:  $300/team & $20/player fee

$50 late registration fee dependent on availability.

Activity #160113

An indoor same-sex volleyball league for individuals age 16+ as of January 27, 2020.  Open to the first 40 men’s and women’s teams.  Games only Monday nights starting January 27.  Both Competitive or recreation division available.  Each team guaranteed 12 games.  Games will not interfere with Co-Rec Volleyball games.

2020 League Rules & Registration form

2020 COVER LETTER

 

Adult Softball Umpire Training

Saturday, March 21, 2020

8:00am-3:00pm

FREE

Activity #260051

Ever want to be on the softball field as part of the game and make a little money while doing it?  Join us to get registered to umpire this upcoming season.

Click here to register.

Winter Pickleball 101

Registration:  December 16-January 20, 2020

Fee:  $50

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

Activity #160112

Learn how to play Pickleball from our coach!  Perfect for those who have always wanted to learn.  8-week session that starts February 4, 2020.

Click here to register.

Disc Golf Clinic

Saturday, May 23, 2020

9:00am-12:00pm

Fee:  $15

Activity #160114

Similar to traditional golf, but with less tools!  You’ll learn to aim for a disc golf basket, scoring, and other basics of the game.  Taught by Zach Meeker.

Click here to register.

Adult Fall 2019 Basketball Standings

Congratulations to all for a successful season.  If you have questions about the standings, please contact David Contreras at 307-637-6425 or email at DContreras@CheyenneCity.org

Click here for FINAL STANDINGS Fall Basketball

Men's/Women's Fall 2019 Volleyball Standings

Congratulations to all for a successful season.  If you have questions about the standings, please contact David Contreras at 307-637-6425 or email at DContreras@CheyenneCity.org

Click here for final VB STANDINGS Final 

Art, Music & Cooking

Open Studio: Get Creative!

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.

Click here to register.

The Art of Valentine's Day

Saturday, February 15

4:00-6:30 pm

Session Fee:  $35/couple

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

Activity #165033

Paint your favorite image on canvas with your favorite person.  Guided b a seasoned artist.  Canvas and paint provided, and healthy snacks and non-alcoholic drinks served.

Click here to register.

Keep It Clean - InstantPot

Saturday, March 14

9:00-11:00am

Session Fee:  $10

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

Activity #160531

Learn to make healthy meals from real ingredients all while on a budget!  We’ll be cooking a dish in the InstantPot to share.  Class is limited; register soon!

Click here to register.

Spice It Up - Instant Pot

Saturday, April 18

9:00-11:00am

Session Fee:  $10

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

Activity #160532

Learn to use a variety of spices that have probably been lurking about your cabinets in one flavorful dish.  We’ll be cooking a dish in the InstantPot to share.  Class is limited; register soon!

Click here to register.

Beginning Guitar Lessons

Saturdays starting in March 2020

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.

Click here to register.

Beginning Piano Lessons

Saturdays starting in March 2020

Section 1:  TBA

Section 2:  TBA

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.

Click here to register.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Canine Massage Workshop

Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm

April 30, 2020

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.

Click here to register.

K9 Nose Work 1: Intro

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm

March 23-April 27, 2020

Session Fee:  $100/per dog/handler team

Activity #165024

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.  Taught by instructor Barb.  Call (307) 421-5514 with questions.  Maximum 6 dogs (may enroll 2 dogs per 1 handler).

Click here to register.

K9 Nose Work 2: Intro to Elements

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm

June 1- July 6, 2020 (6 weeks)

$110 per dog/handler team

Activity #165025

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.  In harsher weather, skills will be introduced and developed indoors.  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 Nosework 3: Odors

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm

January 13-February 24, 2020 (no class Feb. 14).

Session Fee:  $110/per dog/handler fee

Activity #165026

The 3rd class in a series that expands on skills learned in Intro and Elements.  Dogs are introduced to the first target odor, birch oil (provided by instructor).  Dogs continue to search in all four search elements:  containers, interiors, exteriors, and vehicles.  Handlers introduced to advanced leash-handling skills.  Prerequisites:  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).

Click here to register.

K9 Nose Work 4: Continuing

Friday, 7:00-8:30 pm

Session Fee: $20

Activity # 165027

Sec. 1 – January 10, 2020

Sec. 2 – February 14 (cancelled)

Sec. 3 – March 6

Sec. 4 – April 3

Sec. 5 – May 1

This class expands on previous classes 1-3, continuing to build the four search elements (containers, interiors, exteriors, and vehicles).  Students will prepare for NACW K9 Nose Work Odor and Recognition Test, and for competition.  Classes will be held both indoors and outdoors.  Prerequisites:  K9 Nose Work 1, 2, & 3.  Taught by instructor Barb Sahl.  Call (307) 421-5514 with questions. Max 8 dogs (may enroll 2 dogs per 1 handler).

Click here to register.

Perfect Puppy

Sundays, 4:30-6:00pm

Activity # 165023

Sec. 1: January 5 – February 9

Sec. 2: March 1 – April 5

Sec. 3:  April 19 – May 24

Session Fee:  $110

Location:  1331 Talbot Court

Bring your 3 to 5 month old puppies to class to concentrate on social behaviors, behavior problems, and socialize with other puppies & people.  Covers obedience commends and unwanted behaviors.  Puppies must have all vaccinations; bring shot records to first class.  Taught by instructor Marchia Johansen.  Call (307) 630-0420 with questions.

Click here to register.

Novice Obedience

Sundays, 3:00-4:00pm

Activity # 165021

Sec. 1: January 26-March 1

Sec. 2: April 5 – May 17 (no class April 12)

Session Fee: $110

Designed for dogs aged 5 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 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

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.

Click here to register.

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.

Click here to register.

 

Women's Empowerment

Saturdays (Feb 1, 8, 22 and 29)

10:00am-12:00pm

Session Fee for four Saturdays:  $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.

Click here to register.

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

Activity #167022

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

Click here to register.

For more information, call 307-773-1044.

 

Youth Sports & Programming

23rd Youth Basketball Tourney Presented by HollyFrontier

Registration:  December 2, 2019-February 20, 2020

Fee:  $180/team

Activity #172031

A competitive basketball tournament for boy’s teams in grades 3 – 8, and girl’s teams in grades 3 – 8.

Tournament Date March 28 & 29, 2020

For registration packet click on the link below

2019-11-YouthBasketballTournament

Click here to register online for the 23rd YBT

 

Softball: Girls Ages 7-18

Registration:  February 3-March 19, 2020

Fee:  $55 (8U & 10U)

Fee:  $65 (12U to 18U)

Late fee:  $20 if space available.

Activity #172051

Designed for girls ages 7-18.  Registration includes 9-game schedule, shirt, team/individual picture, and award.

Call David Contreras at 307-637-6425 for more information.

 

Teeball: Ages 3-6

Registration:  March 9-April 23, 2020

Fee:  $50

Late Fee:  $20 if space available

Activity #172061

Designed to teach the fundamentals of baseball and softball to boys and girls ages 3-6. Registration includes a 8 game schedule, team shirt, team hat, team/individual picture, and award. We’re always looking for coaches.

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

 

Lacrosse

Registration:  January 27-March 12, 2020

Fee:  $50

Late Fee:  $20

Location:  Sun Valley Park

Designed for boys and girls in kindergarten to grade 6.  This program will give kids an opportunity to try out lacrosse and learn the game no matter what their experience or skill level is.  Registration includes a 6-game schedule, team shirt, team/individual picture and award.  Games begin April 20, 2020.

Youth Softball Umpire Training

Saturday, April 11, 2020

10:00am-12:00pm

Registration:  February 24-April 9, 2020

Activity #172052

FREE

Ever want to be on the softball field as part of the game and make a little money while doing it?  Join us to get registered to umpire this upcoming season.

Click here to register.

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

Sundays, 9:00-10:30am

Sec. 1:  April 5 -April 26

Sec. 2: May 3 – May 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $80

Activity #168061

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

Sundays, 10:30am-12:00pm

Sec. 1:  April 5-April 26

Sec 2:  May 3-May 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $80

Location:  Pine Ranch-Carpenter, WY

Activity #168063

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

Sundays, 12:00-1:30pm

Sec. 1:  April 5-April 26

Sec. 2: May 3-May 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $80

Activity #168062

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.

 

Western Riding

Sundays, 1:30-3:00pm

Sec. 1:  April 5-April 26

Sec. 2: May 3-May 24

Monthly Session Fee:  $80

Activity #168065

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.