Tag: sports

December 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Slacklining is balancing and walking on a suspended length of flat webbing. Test your balance as the Colorado Mountain Club introduces you to indoor slacklining. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration and waiver are required for each participant. Please note: A signed waiver is required to participate. Only participants who have had waivers signed will be able to slackline.


Teen, Tween
September 2, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through sports. Use the many different athletic stations to move, craft and play. Participants will gather together at various times throughout the hour for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. Space is limited; registration required. 


Copa mundial. Coupe du monde. Weltmeisterschaft. It goes by many names, and yet for a few weeks in summer it has the same effect in every part of the world: Ordinary individuals become face-painting fanatics. Entire nations cheer or groan at the spin of a ball. Heroes are born and great triumphs achieved. Every four years, the FIFA World Cup brings together the best soccer teams from around the globe for a month-long tournament and celebration of the world’s game.

Red Grange, by contract, had to sit out two quarters of every game during the barnstorming tour to save his health.

Shorter days, cooler temperatures and leaves changing color on the trees all signal the arrival of fall. I am always excited for this time of year full of fall festivals and holidays that refocus us on family after the busy summer months. I also look forward to the start of football season and the low-key Sundays full of family, friends and the taste of the fabulous food we share.

"Raging Bull" movie poster

Sports movies offer many different avenues to express emotion. Movies that make you feel like floating on clouds as the heroes overcome giant obstacles or movies that delve deeper into the psyche of flawed and interesting individuals can have markedly different personalities. Here is a list of a few my favorite sports movies: