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City of Boulder News Briefs
The City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department’s Scott Carpenter Pool, located at 1505 30th St., is an official host location for the 2013 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) record-setting event, taking place at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18.
The event is available to non-swimmers ages 1 to 14. A parent must accompany each child younger than 6 years old in the pool. Pre-registration is available at www.BoulderParks-Rec.org and day of registration begins at 8 a.m. with the swim lesson beginning promptly at 9 a.m.
The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ was created as a platform to help aquatic facilities and the many different regional, national and international water safety and drowning prevention organizations work together to communicate the fundamental importance of teaching children to swim.
Following the swimming lesson, the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department offers a free day at Scott Carpenter Pool, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18. Entry will be free to all swimmers.
For more information, please visit www.BoulderParks-Rec.org and click on the “pools” tab or call Whitney Oftedahl, Boulder Parks and Recreation Department, at 303-413-7214.
FREE Monday Summer Concert Series begins June 10
Join the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department on Monday evenings throughout the summer for free performances in the parks. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and last one hour. Bring a picnic and enjoy the parks with your family! Rain dates are the Tuesdays following the scheduled concert dates.
● June 10 – Central Park Bandshell, Canyon Boulevard and Broadway Street
● June 17 – East Boulder Community Park, 5660 Sioux Dr.
● June 24 – Main Library Lawn, Broadway Street and Canyon Boulevard
● July 1 – Harlow Platts Park, 1360 Gillaspie Drive
● July 8 – Salberg Park, 19th Street and Elder Avenue
● July 15 – Scott Carpenter Park, 1505 30th St.
● July 22 – North Boulder Park, 9th Street and Dellwood Avenue
● July 29 – Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road
For more information, please visit www.BoulderParks-Rec.org or call Whitney Oftedahl, Boulder Parks and Recreation Department, at 303-413-7214.
Boulder Municipal Court to be closed 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14
Boulder Municipal Court will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 14, for a staff meeting.
Volunteers needed for Boulder Public Library Summer Reading Program
Volunteers are needed to help out with Boulder Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program, which runs from May 28 to July 5, 2013. Volunteers will help sign kids up for the program, track their reading hours, assist with related programs and distribute prizes.
The Meadows and George Reynolds branch libraries specifically need 24 volunteers to assist with the summer reading program in those locations, in east and south Boulder. Volunteer trainings will be held May 13, 18 and 19.
Please contact Boulder Public Library’s volunteer services coordinator, Grayson Hardman, at 303-441-3114, for more information or to apply. Boulder Public Library website: www.boulderlibrary.org.
Municipal Court closed 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10
Boulder Municipal Court will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 10, for a staff meeting.
Youth Opportunities Advisory Board applications now available
Applications are now available for the City of Boulder 2013-2014 Youth Opportunities Advisory Board (YOAB). Current City of Boulder residents in grades 8 through 11 are eligible to apply. No previous leadership experience is required.
YOAB members learn valuable skills as they make funding decisions on grant proposals for youth programs, advise city government and local agencies on youth-related issues, and work on projects to address youth needs.
Applications are due Friday, April 12, 2013. YOAB is part of the Youth Opportunities Program in the city’s Department of Human Services, Division of Children, Youth and Families. For more information contact Alice Swett at 303-441-4349, or go to www.yoab.org.
Orientation to Family Child Care Workshop offered
The City of Boulder’s Division of Children, Youth and Families (CYF) is offering a workshop on how to become a licensed family child care provider. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the CYF building, 2160 Spruce St.
Participants will learn the costs and benefits of licensing, Colorado’s rules and regulations and the steps required to become licensed.
Now is the time to begin the licensing process for summer or fall enrollment. The workshop is free to City of Boulder residents; there is a nominal fee for non-residents.
For more information about becoming a licensed family child care provider or to register for this program contact Annette Crawford at 303-441-4411 or visit www.bouldercolorado.gov/cyfhhs/rt. CYF is a division of the Department of Human Services.
Boulder Municipal Court closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 12
Boulder Municipal Court will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 12, for a staff meeting.
CITY OF BOULDER PRESS RELEASE (AS USUAL)
B-cycle station launch party at the North Boulder Recreation Center Aug. 9
The North Boulder Recreation Center is getting a B-cycle station this week, and the public is invited to a launch party to celebrate! The launch party is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the North Boulder Recreation Center, 3170 Broadway.
Current B-cycle members will enjoy free entry to the recreation center, and recreation center pass holders will be eligible to receive a 25 percent discount on a B-cycle membership. Information about Boulder B-cycle is at: http://boulder.bcycle.com/.
Use pedal-power to get to and from the recreation center, extend your workout, skip parking hassles and reduce carbon and traffic.
Information: North Boulder Recreation Center, 303-413-7260.
Boulder Municipal Court to close from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10
Boulder Municipal Court will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, for a staff meeting.
The City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department will host Dog Dayz (dog swimming) from Sept. 6 through Sept. 18 at Scott Carpenter Pool, 1505 30th St.
Scott Carpenter Pool will close for public swimming at the end of the day on Sept. 5. From Sept. 6 through Sept. 18, the pool will be open for dogs to swim and play in the pool. The cost is $5 per dog, per session, or $30 for unlimited entries by one dog during the 2011 Dog Dayz season.
A Dog Expo featuring dog-friendly products, vendors and organizations will also be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the pool. The pool will be open for the dogs to swim and organizations from around the county will be on hand with samples, prizes and information.
Both Spruce Pool and Scott Carpenter Pool will remain open for public swimming through Labor Day. Dog Dayz dog swimming is open daily; for a complete listing of hours and rules, please visit www.BoulderParks-Rec.org.
Municipal Court closed morning of Sept. 9 for staff meeting
Boulder Municipal Court will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, for a staff meeting.
Two Family Nights at Scott Carpenter Pool
● August 5: Flick and Float Family Night. The Parks and Recreation Department will host a “Flick and Float” open swim and movie night for families on Friday, Aug. 5, at Scott Carpenter Pool, 1505 30th St. Open swim will begin at 6:30 p.m. The feature-length, family-friendly movie will begin at dusk on a 24-foot screen (see the website at www.BoulderParks-Rec.org for the featured movie).
● August 12: Back to School Night. The Parks and Recreation Department will host a “Back to School” open swim for families from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, at Scott Carpenter pool, 1505 30th St. Enjoy one more homework-free family night at the pool before school starts!
Cost for each night is $10 for a family of four, and $2 for each additional family member (individual entry is $5 each). For more information, visit www.BoulderParks-Rec.org.
Boulder Municipal Court to be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 12
The Boulder Municipal Court will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, for a staff meeting.
Tree removal work on Pearl Street Mall has begun
The City of Boulder’s Parks and Recreation Department has begun a tree removal and replacement project on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall.
The project will include removing declining linden trees and tree grates, realigning tree vaults, enlarging tree grates and planting new trees. This work may cause brief, minor access closures. The project is expected to be completed by April 15 (depending on weather and contactor scheduling). There are no anticipated business access impacts due to this work.
For construction updates, visit www.BoulderParkNews.org.
Boulder Municipal Court to close from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8
Boulder Municipal Court will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 8, for a staff meeting.