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Special Events

Holiday Artisan Market

Hello artisans, it's that time of year again!  You'll want to register early to reserve your spot at our annual Holiday Artisan Market. This event is scheduled for the first weekend in December on the same weekend as the Parade of Lights.  Come sell your lovingly crafted wares alongside other quality craft vendors. Vendors are selected to participate based on the quality of their craft and to present a balance of different art types.  This event will feature close to 60 artisans and takes place over two days. Lyons High School Choir hosts a chili fundraiser at the event and Santa makes an appearance each afternoon.

Ages: 18 and up
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, December 2 - 3, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Lyons Elementary gym, 338 High St
Fee: $95 - $115


Creative Youth Booth at the Holiday Artisan Market

Are you a creative kid or know someone who is?  We are offering young artists the opportunity to sell their wares at our annual Holiday Artisan Market again this year.  Artists from 6 years of age through high school can sign up for a two hour time slot and display their art free of charge.  Time slots are 10 am - noon, noon - 2 pm, and 2 - 4 pm on either Saturday or Sunday.  Booth slots are assigned on a first come, first served basis and space is limited, so sign up today!  Vendors aged 12 and under are required to have a parent or guardian on site.  

Ages: 6 through high school
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, December 2 - 3, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Lyons Elementary gym, 338 High St


Current and Upcoming Recreation Programs

Youth Programs

All youth recreation programming offered by the Town of Lyons Recreation Department has scholarship funding available for those in need.  Please reach out to for more information.

Youth Kayaking at Centennial Pool

Learn the basics of kayaking at the indoor Centennial Pool in Longmont. This class will prepare young kayakers in a comfortable environment for outdoor kayaking opportunities in the summertime. Skills covered include lifting and carrying, launching and landing, different types of strokes, and rolling for those who are ready.  Students will work with instructors for the first hour of class, with the remaining time spent practicing skills on their own. Participants are required to wear a life jacket during class and should be comfortable in the water.  Kayak kits (kayak, paddle, life vest, helmet, spray skirt) are available to rent for the duration of the class sessions or you may provide their own.  This class is taught by Liam Malakoff, a certified Level 4 ACA Kayak Instructor and owner of Wavelength Paddlesports. 

Ages: 7 - 16
Dates: Saturdays, January 20 - March 2 (no class February 17), 2 pm - 4 pm
Location: Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St, Longmont, CO
Fee: $180 for class, $30 for kayak kit rental


Adult Programs

Drop In Basketball

Adults and teens over the age of 16 are welcome to come join in weekly practice and friendly games.  Drop in fee is paid to Pete Nagy.  Waivers for all players are required.  Click on the link below to fill out or get a paper copy on site.  Players should go to the gym door in the back of the school building.  No sessions during school breaks. 

Ages: 16 and up
Dates: Thursdays, Sept 14, 2023 - May 23, 8 - 9:30 pm
Location: Lyons Elementary School gym,  338 High St
Fee: $5 per date; pay fee to instructor


Drop In Pickleball

Come get in on the fun!  The Multisport Court at Bohn Park is where the action is every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday all year long.  Bring a racquet and a ball if you have one.  Open to anyone old enough to play.

Ages: any
Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays Sept - Dec, 9:00 - 11:00 am; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 am - noon
Location:  Bohn Park Multisport Court, 199 2nd Ave

Drop In Soccer Games 

Join us for some friendly rivalry and fun!  These drop in games are strictly for the big kids (teens and adults) and are open to all skill levels. Drop by anytime during the open hours.

Ages: adults and teens
Dates: Sundays, 9 am, weather permitting 
Location: Multi Use Field at Bohn Park, 199 2nd Ave
Fee: FREE                                                                                                               

Senior Activities

Thanks to a grant from the Lyons Community Foundation, all senior programming offered by the Town of Lyons Recreation Department has scholarship funding available for those in need.  Please reach out to for more information.

Senior Bus Trip to "Fiddler on the Roof" at Boulder Dinner Theatre

Join us for what's sure to be a bittersweet evening at the penultimate performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Boulder Dinner Theatre.  Having put on many plays and musicals since 1977, the Boulder Dinner Theatre will be shutting it's doors forever at the end of it's 45th season, and is saying goodbye with a crowd favorite.  Set in the early 1900's, the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" tells the story of a local milkman in a Russian Jewish village who tries to keep his Jewish traditions alive while his five daughters have other ideas when it comes to love.  Dinner is served by the actors at the theatre before the start of the show and usually features food choices reflective of the musical being presented.  Our special group rate includes bottomless coffee, tea, and soda, and our gratuity is already included.  Appetizers, desserts, and alcoholic beverages are extra.  Reserve your spot today by dropping off payment at town hall.  Scholarship funding is made available by a grant from the Lyons Community Foundation. 

Ages: 55 and up
Date: Thursday, January 11, 2024,  5:15 - 10 pm
Location: bus leaves from Walt Self, 335 Railroad Ave
Fee: $70;  partial scholarships available


 Senior Exercise Group

Come join our senior exercise group and have fun and improve your fitness while enjoying stimulating conversation. On Tuesdays we'll do some exercises involving hand weights and bands, along with some low impact aerobics and coordination exercises. Chairs will be available for those who prefer to sit and exercise. On Thursdays we start off with a 30 minute walk. Walkers are encouraged to go at their own pace. All exercises can be modified to accommodate any fitness level.  Both classes will end with some balance exercises and gentle stretching.  Don't forget to bring a water bottle and you may bring your own hand weights and yoga mat if you prefer. This class is taught by Lisa Ramsey.  .

Ages: 55 and up
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:30 am
Location: Walt Self basement, 335 Railroad Ave, enter on alley
Fee: FREE, seniors only


Monthly Birthday Celebrations

Each month, on the 2nd Wednesday, we gather at Walt Self Senior Center to celebrate those who were born that month.  The celebrations are at 12:30 pm and follow the Redstone Cafe lunches provided by Boulder County.   We'll sing Happy Birthday, have a sweet treat, and play a game or do a craft.  Come join in the fun!  

Ages: 55 and up
Dates: 2nd Wednesday each month, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Walt Self Senior Center, 335 Railroad Ave
Fee:  FREE, seniors only