Classes

FLY CASTING CLASS

Peterson is within a short drive of several Gold Medal Waters for trout fishing. If you’ve wanted to get into fly fishing but not sure where to start, join us at Outdoor Rec for this free fly casting clinic to learn the basics.

Cost:  FREE.
Location:  Outdoor Rec.
Restrictions:  None.
Sign-up Deadline:  By noon the day before the program.
Dates:  May 13.
Time:  4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.

 

BACKPACKING CLASS

Colorado has almost unlimited opportunities for overnight and multi-day backpacking trips. There is something amazing about living in the wilderness with nothing but what you can carry, but if you have never planned a backpacking trip, it can be a daunting task.

No worries, our experienced and knowledgeable staff is here to help! We will go over everything you need to know, including route planning resources, what to pack, how to pack, how much food to bring, and more.

Cost:  $5/person.
Location:  Outdoor Rec.
Restrictions:  None.
Sign-up Deadline:  By noon two days prior to course.
Dates:  June 2, July 21.
Time: 4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.

 

BACKCOUNTRY COOKING CLASS

 

 

Adventurers should not live on beef jerky alone! If you want to learn the skills to add variety to your wilderness diet, this is the class for you. We will be cooking a handful of our favorite backcountry staples in this hands-on course that will teach you how to step up your backcountry cooking game, allowing you to whip up hearty, satisfying meals to fuel your next adventure!

Cost:  $15.
Location:  Outdoor Rec.
Restrictions:  None.
Sign-up Deadline:  By noon the day before the program.
Dates:  June 16.
Time:  4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.

 

FIRST AID SKILLS

When playing in the outdoors, it is best to be prepared for when things don’t go as planned. This class will get you some practical hands-on experience with skills such as bandaging wounds, wrapping ankles, and more. 

Cost:  $5.
Location:  Outdoor Rec.
Restrictions:  None.
Sign-up Deadline:  By noon the day before the program.
Dates:  June 30, August 18.
Time:  4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.



SAVE MONEY WITH R4R!

R4R discounted pricing is available to:

  • Active Duty Air Force and their dependents,
  • Air Reserve and Air National Guard members and their dependents,
  • Sister service members and their dependents (Navy, Coast Guard, Marines, Army) only if they are PERMANENTLY stationed on an Air Force installation. They need to have PCS orders to an Air Force installation, TDY orders do not count.

Who is NOT eligible:

  • Non-dependent family of eligible members,
  • Sister service members (and family) NOT permanently stationed on an Air Force installation (i.e. Army member stationed at Fort Carson is not eligible),
  • Foreign military members,
  • Veterans,
  • Retirees.

When you look at the cost of an Outdoor Recreation trip, the Single Airman Initiative and the RecOn Initiative will save you a big chunk of money. So go!

SINGLE AIRMAN INITIATIVE Thanks to the Single Airman Initiative grant, Outdoor Recreation offers substantial savings on trips and programs designed to foster a strong culture, mission and sense of community for airmen. For more information, call Outdoor Recreation at 719-556-4867, Option 1.  

REC-ON Outdoor Recreation is able to offer special discounts for the active duty military, reservist and their ID card dependents for some of our adventure programs through a special RecOn grant. You won’t find savings like these anywhere else. If you’re even modestly interested in one of these programs, we encourage you to sign up for it. We have the grant money today; we not have it forever. For more information, call Outdoor Recreation at 719-556-4867, Option 1.

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