Official Communication from the Town of Lyons

Buyout Properties Notice

Please refrain from pedestrian activity near active construction zones and newly seeded and mulched areas, until further notice. The vacant lots should not be walked or driven upon as they are being restored.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Lane Closures

Traffic Lanes & Trail Closures

The Town's contractor is preparing to install the US-36/Stone Canyon traffic signal. Beginning Monday, February 22, the following turn lanes will be closed to traffic, though the turns will still be accessible from the through lanes:
• The deceleration (right turn) lane onto McConnell Dr. from US-36 eastbound
• The acceleration lane from McConnell Drive onto US-36 eastbound
• The deceleration lane (right turn) lane from US-36 westbound onto Stone Canyon Drive

Trail & Pedestrian Bridge Closure

Beginning Monday, Feb. 22, the trail along US-36, between Black Bear Hole and 2nd Avenue, will be closed for reconstruction. This includes the pedestrian bridge at Black Bear Hole. The closures are anticipated to last three weeks. 

US-36/Stone Canyon Streetscape Project >>

Upcoming Parks & Recreation Programs

Active Adult 50+ Birthday Celebration

An Active Adult Birthday Celebration will be held at the Walt Self Building on February 26, 2016 at 1pm-3pm. We will be celebrating active adults 50+ birthdays for the months of January and February. We welcome all Active Adults 5+ to come and enjoy coffee and cake along with free chair massages, entertainment and a dynamic speaker. Please stop in and celebrate your neighbors birthday!

Native Gardening Class: How to Manage Rain Water with Bio Swales/ Rain Gardens

March 9 
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Walt Self Building $30 Fee

This class will instruct attendees on how to create land forms that manage rain water creating protection during floods and resilience through droughts. This class will review how to grade, reinforce, and plant basic rain gardens. We will also spend time looking at advanced methods and how these methods can be utilized on Forestry and Municipal scales. The Instructor is David Bailey.  There is a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15 participants.  Deadline to register is March 2nd.  To Register Call 303-823-8250, or e-mail

Active Adults 50+ Fitness Class

Every Wednesday Starting March 9
10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Walt Self Building

Let’s get together and exercise for fitness and fun.  Lori LeGault will be leading a 1 hour and 15 minute total body workout every Wednesday from 10:15 AM-11:30 AM.  Starting and ending at the Walt Self Senior Building we will do a 30 minute brisk walk on our back roads, then upon arrival back at Walt Self we will do 30 minutes of strength training using tubing.  We will end with 15 minutes of balance and flexibility.  You are allowed to join in/or duck out of a section of the class.  For example, if you only want to do the strength part, you can join us at 11:15 to finish the class, or if you only want to walk with us, then you can join that part.  Please dress appropriately for exercise with layers and bring a water bottle.   Call 303-823-8250 for any questions. 

Active Adults 50+ Book Club

March 24 
Walt Self Building

Let’s gather and enjoy reading some great literature!  This is a book club for Active Adults 50+ meeting at the Walt Self Building.  The first book is an amazing novel called, "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer. To be a part of the book club, you must RSVP by either calling 303-823-8250 or e-mailing to sign up.  There is limited space (10 total copies available at the library).  Next, starting Monday 2/22/16 you can go to the Lyons Library to pick up your copy of the book.  This book is available in 1 large print and 1 audio as well. The book club will meet on Thursday March 24th from 12:30-2PM at Walt Self to discuss the book and decide on the next book to read. 

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training

April 16
Town of Lyons Board Room

The American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, exciting video, role-plays and lively discussions. Youth ages 11 to 15 learn child-care, first aid, leadership and communication skills.
The class participant fee includes a Babysitter’s Training Handbook, Emergency Reference Guide and CD-ROM for babysitters to use in the class and on the job. Class will be held in the Lyons Town Hall Board Room on April 16th from 9 AM - 4:30 PM. The cost for this class is $55 per person. There is a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15. Class will be taught by Lori LeGault. For more information and to register for Babysitter’s Training, contact Parks and Recreation at 303-823-8250 or There is a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8. Registration ends April 13.

Town of Lyons

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