Family Events

We offer family events to help our community weave outdoor experiences into the fabric of their lives. Most are free or donation-based and provide outdoor gear for both kids and adults.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

Family Programs
November 9, 2021

Snow Science and Avalanche Rescue Training

Are you looking to improve your snow safety and avalanche rescue skills? The Nature Connection has you covered! We are partnering with Irwin Guides and the USFS to offer an…
Family Programs
November 1, 2021

Pop-Up Community Ski Days 2022

Get your whole family out on cross country skis! This winter, The Nature Connection will host a number of "pop-up" community ski days. What is a "pop-up?" It is when…
Family Programs
November 1, 2021

Season Ski Share, Sale and Soiree

Are you interested in borrowing cross country ski gear for your family this year? The Nature Connection offers discounted XC ski gear lending to local families. Come to our office…
Family Programs
October 18, 2021

Celebrate Mexican Heritage with Bikes

  The Nature Connection will be at the Fort Uncompahgre Mexican Heritage Celebration from 1-5pm. Join us and ride the singletrack or play at the bike park.
Family Programs
October 18, 2021

Full Moon SUP

Join us in celebrating the full moon with a paddle! Free SUP Lending provided by The Nature Connection. You must purchase a day-pass to enter the State Park, however all…
Family Programs
October 18, 2021

SUP Sweitzer!

Drop by Sweitzer State Park in Delta to try out a stand-up paddle board (SUP) with your whole family. No experience necessary, but children should know how to swim. 2…