Tuesday Sep 16

Youth Center & Lawson Skate Park

DSC03656Hi!  My name is Cheryl Sarnwick; your Youth Center Coordinator!  I want to welcome you to the Youth Center site. Here you'll find Pictures and Videos of you and your

friends during after school programs and information about upcoming activities. Show your friends this site and stop by the Youth Center and say HI!   Please share any

ideas or suggestions you have for future programs or to help make this site better for you and your fellow classmates by stopping in the Youth Center and telling me.  

Stay connected.  And don't forget to visit this site regularly to see what's going on.  I can't wait to meet everyone!

The Youth Center is also located right next to Lawson Skate Park. Check out the link to find pics and all of its’ features!

The Youth Center and Lawson Skate Park are located at 380 Community Drive, Estes Park, CO 80517


The Youth Center
Youth Advisory Coucil
Teen Adventure Series

The mission of the Estes Valley Youth Center is to provide a drop-in facility for 6th-12th graders where they can participate in various programs, use amenities, and interact with peers in a safe, clean, respectful, and encouraging environment while learning how to be responsible, respectful, positive, and helpful by following facility guidelines.

The Youth Center is open Monday-Friday from 3:00pm-6:00pm during the school year and closed on school closures. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a pool table, the Music Center (keyboards, guitars, drums), Logitech Squeezebox Wi-Fi Music Player, Xbox, Xbox 360, Kinect, foosball, large screen T.V., computers, board games, arts and craft materials, school supplies, couches, vending machines, popcorn machine, sports equipment, a kitchen, and bathrooms.


 Friday, May 23, 2-5:30pm; Music, Bounce House, Giveaways and More!

 Show-off your best skills in the Skate Comp and Longboard Challenge! *Do you ride a scooter, bike, unicycle, or other piece of equipment with wheels?  You can showcase your talent too!  Registration is only $5 for one event, $6 for both!  This is your chance to win great prizes from Lithium, BC Surf and Sport, Comet Skateboards, and more!  Not skating?  No worries!  Bring your friends and family for a chance to win giveaways and enjoy the live DJ!  Pick up your registration form today at the EVRPD Office, The Youth Center, & Lithium.  Day of event sign-up ok!   *No registration fee for the Open Showcase.

 Divisions:  K-5th Grade, 6th-8th Grade, 9th-12th Grade, Adult (18 years old +).  

 Prizes for each age group:  Skate Comp; 1st Place:  Deck/Chance to win complete; 2nd Place:  Trucks; 3rdPlace:  Wheels.  Longboard Challenge; 1st Place:  Deck/Chance to win complete.    This is a family oriented event and there is NO Smoking/Tobacco use, Drugs, or Alcohol permitted.  Participants can pick up registration forms at the EVRPD Admin Office at 690 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517, The Youth Center, or Lithium.  Day of event sign-up ok!  No online registration available. 

The Youth Advisory Council is available to all 8th-12th graders. YAC meets once a month and dinner is provided. Projects include Tobacco Free Larimer County and other community and after school events that are created by the students, for the students.

 Upcoming YAC Events

  • TobacNO Youth Coalition Meeting; Wednesday, March 6, 2014.  6-7:30pm.  Dinner provided.  Come help us design our project for Kick Butts Day! 
  • Kick Butts Day; Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    Fight against tobacco and raise awareness about tobacco problems and encourage peers to be tobacco-free! Kick Butts Day s is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more than 1,000 events planned by independent organizers across the US and around the world!

  To learn more about the Youth Advisory Council, TobacNo, or Kick Butts Day, stop by the Youth Center to learn more or contact Cheryl Sarnwick; Recreation Supervisor, at 586-8191 x3 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

TEEN ADVENTURE SERIES (NEW)**  (Teen Adventure Series Flier)

Hyland Hills Park & Recreation District, Broomfield, Northglenn and Estes Valley team up together to offer this fabulous teen adventure series. This is an opportunity to explore new and exciting places outside of Estes, make new friends in the Denver-Metro area, and have loads of fun on these exciting adventures. All trips leave and return to the Estes Valley Youth Center.  Register at the EVRPD Administration Office.


HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS GAME     Mar 29                        SAT      5pm-10pm

 What a night of fun and excitement. The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have been thrilling families and millions of fans for 88 years. Grab your friends for a fun night.

 Fee: $25 Resident/$30 Non-Resident            


PAINTBALL     Apr 12           SAT         9:30am-3pm

Join us as we head to Blitz Paintball. You will enjoy a FUN filled morning of paintball and lunch in the afternoon. Price includes 500 paintballs, rental, roll playing game and lunch.

 Fee: $45 Resident/$50 Non-Resident


 HORSEBACK RIDING WITH STEAK DINNER              May 3              SAT      1:30pm-8:30pm

 Join us as we head up to Sombrero Ranch in Estes Park for an awesome 2 ½ hour horseback ride that includes an authentic cowboy dinner. We will ride along the mountain trail, watching for elk, deer or coyotes. After an hour ride we will arrive at a roaring campfire, where we will enjoy potatoes, baked beans and steak for dinner. After dinner and checking out the beautiful scenery, our ride will continue back to the stables. Fee includes supervision, horseback riding, full dinner and transportation.

 Fee: $65 Resident/$70 Non-Resident


RIVER RAFTING & SUBWAY LUNCH              Jun 10              TUE      7:30am-2:30pm

 Head out with Clear Creek Rafting Company and enjoy a 1/3 day trip as you ride the waves in the Wild Wild West. Float past a historic waterwheel, drop over Castle Falls, paddle through Mountain Lion, then hold on tight for Mr. Twister. It’s the perfect introduction to whitewater! Participants need to wear swimsuit attire and appropriate footwear. Please bring a sack lunch.

 Fee: $50 Resident/$60 Non-Resident


DAVE & BUSTERS AND ROCKIES GAME                   July 13             SUN     11am-5:30pm

 Join us for a great day at the Ballpark. We will start off the afternoon with a

 lunch at Dave & Busters for the Eat and Play Combo. After our meal we will

 all enjoy a few rounds of games in the Arcade before we head to the Ballpark

 to Watch the Rockies Take on the Minnesota Twins.

 FEE: $50 Resident/$60 Non-Resident


 END OF SUMMER CAMPOUT!                                   Aug 2-3            SAT-SUN          9am-3pm

 With summer winding down, it’s time to head out into nature for one final

 weekend hurrah! Join us on this overnight trip. We will be heading up

 Saturday morning to enjoy hiking, canoeing, climbing. The fun won’t end

 there as we will sing songs and make s’mores next to the campfire. We will be

 returning Sunday afternoon after breakfast and our morning activities!

 FEE: $130 Resident/$140 Non-Resident