Community Services Department

The Divisions of Community Services

Recreation Services
Longmont Recreation Center 310 Quail Rd • 303-774-4800 Centennial Pool 1201 Alpine St • 303-651-8406 St Vrain Memorial Building 700 Longs Peak Ave • 303-651-8404

Longmont Public Library 409 4th Ave • 303-651-8470 Longmont Museum & Cultural Center 400 Quail Rd • 303-651-8374 Senior Services 910 Longs Peak Ave • 303-651-8411

Affordable Housing 350 Kimbark St • 303-651-8530 Children & Youth Resources 1050 Lashley St • 303-651-8580 Community & Neighborhood Resources 350 Kimbark St • 303-651-8444

Visit all our divisions on the web at

Special Events
Saturday, November 13, 9am Altona Middle School 4600 Clover Basin Dr, Longmont 80503 Adults $20, Youth/Senior $18, fees increase on race-day. Save $8! Register your middle schooler in the State Farm Middle School Wave for $10 entry into the Longmont Turkey Trot! 303-651-8406 December 12 – Longmont Recreation Services Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure comes out! Registration begins Tuesday, Dec 14, for December – May classes.

Free Holiday Celebrations around Roosevelt Park
Friday, December 3: Downtown Kick-off 6:15pm Lighting of the 6th Avenue Plaza Tree Friday, December 10: Longmont Lights 5-8pm Santa’s Workshop: Memorial Building Sounds of the Season: Senior Center Trolley Rides, hot cocoa, reindeer, ice show & firepits 8pm Night Parachute Drop Saturday, December 11: Longmont Lights 5-8pm 3:30pm, Reindeer Dash - Family Fun 4pm, Main Street Performers, 3rd-6th Ave 5pm, Longmont Lights Holiday Parade 6:30pm, Fireworks at Memorial Building 6:45-8pm, Longmont Concert Band @ Senior Center Entertainment, hot cocoa, and firepits For a complete schedule call Recreation Services at 303-651-8404 or go to

Denver Nuggets Skill Challenge
January 8, Saturday, 1pm Enjoy a FREE competition that allows young players to showcase their talents in dribbling, passing and shooting. Boys and girls, ages 7- 14 as of April 30, 2011, will compete in separate divisions. Top scorers in each age group will advance to a sectional competition. Entry forms are available 1 hour prior to the competition. Longmont Recreation Center Gym, 310 Quail Road. 303-774-4800

Check inside for information on Thanksgiving and Winter Break classes

Affordable Housing
Boulder County Down Payment Assistance Program
Ready to buy your first home? Down payment assistance up to $15,000 is available for income-qualified, first-time homebuyers.

Check out the wide variety of programs available this Fall from Longmont Recreation Services
Family Open Water Swim
Saturdays, 1-4pm, $10/family No-School Open Water Swims M-Th/F, Nov 22-26; 1-3:30pm Entry fee: $3.50 yth, $4.50 adult t Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St t

Community Housing Program
The City has below-market priced homes available for sale for income-qualified households. These condominiums, town homes, and single family homes are available in new and established neighborhoods.

Does your house need work?
The City of Longmont has programs to help income and asset- qualified residents improve their homes: • General Rehabilitation Program • Architectural Barrier Removal Program • Emergency Grant Program • Paint-a-Thon Program Call Molly at 303-651-8530 or visit for more information on the above programs.

Public Ice Skating begins Nov 13
Mon-Thurs, 3-7:15pm Fri, 12:30-9pm; Sat 12am-9pm pm Sun 12-5pm. Skate rental $3 Entry fee: $4.50-$5.50/person

Birthday Party Packages ges
Ages 1 and older, packages vary by facility. ry • Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St • Longmont Recreation Center, 310 Quail Rd • St Vrain Memorial Bldg, 700 Longs Peak Ave • Longmont Ice Pavilion, 725 8th Ave Starting at $60

Foreclosure Intervention
If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payments, or are concerned about missing a payment, contact the Boulder County Housing Counseling Program. Services are free and confidential. To contact a counselor, call 720-564-2279 or visit

Homeownership Trainings
Become an educated homebuyer! By taking this free course you will learn how to qualify for a mortgage, understand your credit, find a home, and much more. For an upcoming course schedule and to reserve your spot, visit or call 720-564-2279.

Mon-Wed & Fri, Nov 22-26, 8am-2pm

Destination: MARS
Go on a virtual tour exploring the mysteries of Mars! Test your piloting skills bringing down your own SpaceTime Mars landers on the surface of Mars. Feel what Mars is like by making their very own Mars Mud, search for signs of life on Mars and much more! For ages 6 to 12. $145 resident. St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave. Mon-Wed & Fri, Nov 22-26, 9am-12pm

Senior Services
Grandparents Raising Grandkids
FREE • 1st Mondays • 6-7:30pm This is a place to share and learn from others who are involved in raising their grandchildren. Meet at the Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Avenue. Childcare provided. 303-651-8411

Pre-Engineering with LEGOs
Build cities, bridges and motorized cars/planes and explore the many creative possibilities of engineering with the LEGO system. With access to over 100,000 pieces of LEGO, build your dreams with support of experienced Play-well Engineering Instructors to guide them. LEGOs are for inclass use only. For ages 5 to 7. $123 resident. Longmont Recreation Center, 310 Quail Rd

Longmont Recreation Services
Visit online at for more information about the following programs or call 303-651-8404, 303-651-8406, or 303-774-4800

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YAB Youth Basketball
Grades 3-8, Reg deadline Nov 28 Practices begin Dec 6, includes bball Fee: $66

Springboard Diving
Ages 7 & up. M/W afternoons Fees $48 (beginner)

Preschool Sports Clinics
Ages 3-5, T-Ball or Basketball, weekday mornings. Nov fee: $25

Tae Kwon Do for Youth
Ages 7 to 16. M/W 4:15-5:15 Monthly Fee: $50

Kicking Kangas Tumbling
Ages 5-6, Mon, 10:15am or 6:15 pm Dec fee: $24

Special Mother/Daughter Yoga
Ages 7 & up. Mon, 9:15--10:15am Nov 22 or Dec 20, Fee: $7 per person

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Boys Endurance, Strength and Tumbling
Ages 5-6, Tues, 9:15am or 6:15 pm Dec fee: $24


S i L Swim Lessons
Ages 6 months and up. Year-round. Weekday and Weekend classes. Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine Longmont Recreation Center, 310 Quail Fees start at $18.75 per session

Special Father/Son Yoga
Ages 7 & up. Sun, 10:30-11:30am Nov 7 and 21, or Dec 5 and 19 Fee: $14 per person

Youth Ice Hockey
Ages 5-18. Reg deadline Dec 1. Season Jan 3-Mar 13, 2011 Fee: $145

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Superkids Cooking
Ages 2-6, Thurs morning Nov 18 or Dec 16, Fee: $12.50

Pottery Painting
Ages 3 to 11. Sat 1:30-2:30pm Nov 13 or Dec 4. Fee: $12.50

Rapid Ropers Jump Roping
Ages 6-18, Beginner (5-5:45 pm) &Intermediate (6-7:30 pm ) Mon, monthly fee: $32, Dec fee: $24 Free jump rope with first registration!

Learn-to-Ice-Skate Lessons
Ages 4 & up, Thurs evenings Dec fee: $35 ages 4-13, $50 ages 14+ Mon, Dec 27, 9am-3pm

Holiday Arts & Crafts
Ages 7 to 15. Sat 9am-12pm Nov 13 or Dec 18. Fee: $25 +

Mon-Wed & Fri, Nov 22-26, 1-4pm

LEGO Robot Mini Camp
Spend the day building, programming and playing with LEGO Midstorms Robots. We’ll teach you if you don’t know how; no experience necessary. Great for those who have taken Bits, Bytes, and Bots classes. For ages 8 to 14. $75 resident. St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave Mon-Wed, Dec 27-29, 8am-12pm

Engineering with LEGOs
Take on real-life engineering challenges with Play-well TEKnologies that explore concepts in physics, architecture, mechanical and structural engineering with over 100,000 pieces of LEGO material. This is a hands-on and minds-on camp suitable for LEGO novices to “maniacs”. LEGOs are for in-class use only. For ages 7 to 11. $123 resident. Longmont Recreation Center, 310 Quail Rd Mon-Thurs, Dec 27-30, 9am-12pm or 9am-4pm

Basketball Ball Handling Camp
Noel Wellborn of High Country Dribblers will truly TEACH (not just show) young people of all experience levels the fundamental arts of ball handling and shooting. Includes basketball and awards. Ages 8 to 12. $85 resident. Longmont Recreation Center, 310 Quail Rd Wed, Dec 29, 9am-12pm

Super Duper Science Sampler
Explore Engineering, Physics, Earth Science, and Chemistry on your way to becoming a certified Jr. Mad Scientist! Build towering structures, perform the great tablecloth tug, defy gravity, stir up crazy concoctions, create thunder and lightning….plus so much more! For ages 6 to 12. $149 half-day, $229 full-day resident. St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave

Rapid Ropers Mini Camp
Break down the areas of jump rope including single rope freestyle, speed and power; double dutch freestyles, speed and pwer; performance based travelers, group routines, Chinese wheels and long rope. Be prepared to learn tons of new tricks and have tons of fun! Free jump rope with registration. For ages 7 to 18. $22 resident. St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave

400 Quail Road | Longmont CO 80501 | 303-651-8374

Longmont Museum
School Holiday Mondays

Museum Admission Is Free

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm | Sunday 1pm-5pm | Closed Monday
The Longmont Museum will be open 9-5 on Monday November 22, December 20 and 27.

S Sunday Dec 12, 2 - 3:30 pm November 13 - January 2, 2011

Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray
During his long career, Nickolas Muray y photographed many important people. These color and black and white photos of os the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo show why her face has become so well-known. Muray’s photographs bring to light Kahlo’s deep interest in her Mexican heritage, her life and the people significant to her.

R Reinvented Retablos: A Art making class for the entire family
A Ages 5 and up (ages 5-7 require parental assistance) Frida Kahlo was inspired by retablos – small portable homemade altars. Journey into the world of Frida as you work beside Julie Marino and Rita Flores de Wallace to learn the histories of the making of Mexican sceneries and how they influenced Frida. Make your own mixed media retablo to d display in your home. $8 resident, $10 non-resident Pre-registration encouraged Hours: Mon-Thur 10am-9pm Fri & Sat 9am-5pm Sun 1pm-5pm

Longmont Public Library
Thursday, November 4, 7-8pm

409 4th Ave | Longmont, CO 80501 | Children & Teen Services Reference Desk: 303-651-8477 November/December Events in the Children’s and Teen Department of the Longmont Public Library. Saturday, December 4, 2-4:30pm

Book Signing with Ingrid Law
What’s your Saavy? Enjoy a special book reading, book signing evening with local Newbery-Honor Winning Author Ingrid Law. Ingrid Law, author of Savvy and Scumble, will be talking about her books, the writing process, and her Words of the Day (or Random Moment in Time)! Best for children ages 8-12 Mondays, Nov 8-Dec 6, 6:30-7:30pm

Holiday Family Event: Gingerbread Houses and a Special Laura’s Little House Christmas Memories storytelling event
Make a whole afternoon of it, or just come for the craft or the storytelling! Graham cracker- Gingerbread House Making will occur between 2-4:30pm. Our Special Storytelling will occur between 3-4pm. Storytelling event best for school-aged children. Please call the library at 303-651-8781 to reserve your spot for this fun, free, family day. Sunday, December 5, 2-4pm , p

Pawsitive Reading
Children in kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to read to specially trained reading assistance dogs. There is no charge for this drop-in program. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Provided by Paws 4 Responsibility. www. Saturday, November 13, 2-4pm

Star Wars Sunday y
Star Wars Trivia game; movie clips; and Jedi Knight Fun. For ages 6-12. Please register for this event at the CATS reference desk or by calling 303-651-8477 7 Monday, Dec 20 & 27, 1-3pm 7,

Family Gaming Day
Drop in anytime between 2-4PM and enjoy a variety of board games and family games facilitated by our Children’s and Teen librarians. Pictionary at 3PM! Saturday, Nov 20 & Dec 18, 1-2pm

Dogs Enjoy Afternoon Reading
Children of all ages are invited to read to specially trained reading education assistance dogs in the Library Meeting Room. This is a drop-in program; no registration is required. These dogs are certified and insured through the Delta Society.

Fun and Artsy Crafts ts for the Holiday Season
Best for ages 2-8, parent must be present.

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