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Free fun for the whole family at National Get Outdoors Day: NoCo 6/14

Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: Jun 9, 2014

Contact Information:

Rob Novak, Community Relations Specialist, (970) 619-4561

Join the fun and adventure at National Get Outdoors Day – Noco!

June 14, 2014
9a – 3p
City Park, Fort Collins
Free for Everyone!
National Get Outdoors Day is the perfect day to get out and play and fall in love with all the wonderful outdoor activities we can do in our great big backyard. Bring the whole family to check out over 50 different activities in the various villages at the event. Try out the climbing wall, or see if you can catch a fish. Give slacklining a try, or learn about nature play! Get your bike tuned up and decorate your helmet! Take part in the Healthy Kids Club Obstacle Course and learn how to pitch a tent!  Learn to paddle a canoe or kayak or ride a HydroBike on Sheldon Lake! There’s something for everyone at Get Outdoors Day – Noco.
Learn about staying healthy in the UC Health Village. Try a sleeping bag sack race in the REI Recreation Village. Get your hands dirty and help with a service project at the park in the Stewardship Village. Learn about bike maintenance and safety in the Bike Village. Take part in fun nature play activities in the Nature Play Village. All that and fun presentations throughout the day, a visit from Smokey Bear, and random games of sponge dodge ball! Ride your bike to the event and get a prize. What more could you ask for?

You can find out about all the free fun at Ride your bike to the event to get a prize. Questions can be directed to 970.619.4561 or  
Get Outdoors Day – Noco is brought to you by University of Colorado Health and other sponsors including REI – Fort Collins, the Colorado Lottery, the Youth Clinic of Fort Collins, and Delta Dental. The event organizers include Larimer County Natural Resources, the City of Fort Collins, the Larimer County Youth Conservation Corps, Friends of Lory State Park, Bike Fort Collins, and Colorado Youth Outdoors.
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