Official Communications from the Town of Lyons

The People Have Spoken. Steel Cups are Back.

Get yours at the upcoming Sandstone Summer Concerts.. while they last!

Steel Pint Cups at Sandstone Summer Concerts

Back by popular demand, the Lyons pint cups will be available at the upcoming Sandstone Summer Concerts. All donation proceeds will benefit the Lyons Community Foundation (LCF), who will have a limited supply of cups available with popcorn.

The next Sandstone Summer Concert is Thursday, August 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m., featuring Sambadende. So pack up your family and blankets, and grab your Lyons steel cup before they're gone!

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2019 National Night Out

National Night Out

Tuesday, August 6 | 6:00 p.m. | Bohn Park


Mark your calendars! The 2019 National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 6, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Bohn Park. 


Bell of Renewal

Bell of Renewal

LAHC seeks the community's support


The Lyons Arts & Humanities Commission (LAHC) seeks your support for the construction of a unique public art piece, "Bell of Renewal," designed to symbolize community resiliency and commemorate Lyons Strong. The piece is currently underway by Colorado-based artists, James G. Moore and Anita Miller, and anticipated to be complete in Fall 2019. The sculpture will be installed along the river, in an appropriate, safe, and enduring location within Lyons.

Now, we're asking for your help! The LAHC is calling on the community for donations to bring this artwork to completion. 

With a donation of $250 donation or more, your name or company name will be added to a bronze plaque posted near the artwork. The deadline is September 1, 2019 to have your name listed on the plaque. All donations are welcome and tax deductible, and will be used for materials or associated placement costs.

Tax-deductible donations can be made through this link, or in person at Lyons Town Hall.

Learn more about the Bell of Renewal at www.townoflyons.com/BellofRenewal.


Women's Mountain Bike Clinics

Women's Mountain Biking Clinic

Beginning Wednesday, August 7


Women’s “Find Your Flow” mountain biking clinic starts Wednesday, August 7. Get out, learn some new skills, and enjoy those trails! 
The clinics take place every Wednesday in August, from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes are taught by Ann Trombley.

Register by Thursday, August 1 at www.townoflyons.com/Recreation.


Other Recreation News


Until further notice, both Tuesday and Thursday senior exercise classes will be held in the Walt Self basement, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Stay cool out there!

Circuit training in Bohn Park will be offered again once school starts. Are you interested? Contact Lisa at: lramsey@townoflyons.com if you have a preference for days/times.

The next senior birthday party celebration is Wednesday, July 31 at 12:30 p.m.

Mad Hatter’s Fall Picnic for seniors is happening Thursday, September 19, at LaVern Johnson Park. Food and drinks will be provided by the Town, but attendees are also welcome to bring a potluck dish to share. There will be prizes awarded for the most outrageous hats. Please RSVP to this free event at Walt Self, or reach out to Lisa at lramsey@townoflyons.com.


Prescribed burn at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain

Prescribed Burn on Rabbit Mountain

Beginning July 31 or August 1, weather permitting


Originally scheduled for July 29, Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Sheriff’s Office Fire Management Program now plan to conduct prescribed burns at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain, beginning either on Wednesday, July 31, or Thursday, Aug. 1, weather and other conditions permitting. Ron Stewart Preserve will be completely closed during active ignition days. Specific areas will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so by fire personnel.

The prescribed burn will cover up to 140 acres and is located near the Little Thompson Overlook Trail and the Indian Mesa Trail (map). Additional acres may be burned at the preserve if conditions allow.

Smoke and flames may be visible for days to weeks following a prescribed burn, and there may be heavy smoke in the air. Please do not call 911, as a prescribed burn is not an emergency. The areas will be monitored to ensure fires are completely out.


Upcoming Cycling Events

IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder

IRONMAN Bike Routes Along US-36 & SH-66

Saturday, August 3
The IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder triathlon will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 3. The bike race includes a 56-mile route through Boulder County, which will heavily impact northbound US-36 to eastbound SH-66. 

Expect traffic impacts throughout Saturday. Alternate routes are advised.

Full IRONMAN Bicycle Route >>

IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder Information >>


Morning Thunder Mountain Loop

B Strong Ride Aid Station in Lyons

Saturday, August 10
The B Strong Ride bike event will take place on Saturday, August 10, with four courses available for participants. The 69-mile "Morning Thunder Mountain Loop" routes cyclists through Left Hand Canyon, and eventually down Highway 7 into Lyons, where the last aid station is positioned at Sandstone Park. The event estimates roughly 400 participants, with the highest volume of riders in the park between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Minor traffic impacts are expected.

B Strong Ride is a bicycle event that celebrates cancer survivorship and funds a complete year of cancer care at the Center for Integrative Care at Boulder Community Hospital, and benefits the George Karl Foundation.
Venus de Miles

Venus de Miles

Saturday, August 17
On Saturday, August 26, the Venus de Miles bike ride will take place in Boulder County, with two courses extending near Lyons.

The 60- and 100-mile courses route riders north on US-36, then east on Hwy 66 toward Longmont.

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