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Posted on: July 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] The City of Rifle Parks & Recreation Department announces a number of upcoming events

Upcoming Events - Parks and Rec

The City of Rifle Parks and Recreation Department announces a number of upcoming events:


Pony Express Kids Mini Triathlon

50 yard swim / 1.2 km bike / .6 km run 

Date – Saturday, July 20, 2019 

Fee - $ 10 

Ages – 4 -10 Years old 

Description - The annual kids triathlon in Rifle! Bring your little tyke for this fun sized event. Based at Metro Park directly before the Rifle Tri-fle, kids get a chance to get in on the fun by swimming 50 yards in the swimming pool (up and back), pedaling around Metro Park 2 times on their favorite cycling machine and finishing up with one more lap on foot around Metro Park. 



Rifle Tri-fle

Super Sprint Triathlon 

450 yard swim/ 11 km bike / 2.5 km run 

Date – Saturday, July 20, 2019 

Fee - $30 Individual / $60 Team (Teams consist of 3 people) 

Event Schedule:

450 yard swim (9 laps down and back) 

11 km bike ride (8 lap loop) 

2.5 km run (along Rifle Creek Trail) 


Traffic Closures for both events: 

- Road closed at East 21st Street and Whiteriver Avenue. 

- Road closed at East 16th Street and Whiteriver Avenue. 

- One lane traffic 18th Street and Railroad Avenue. 

- Metro Park Parking Lot closed. 

- Staff parking in police department public parking area. 

- Public and participant parking in Garfield County Associate Court – (if needed overflow into Metro Park parking lot). 


For any further questions please call Rifle Recreation at (970) 665-6574. 


 A big THANK YOU to Sierra Excavating & Alpine Bank for sponsoring and helping make this event possible. 



Come one! Come all! Rifle Aquatics 50th Celebration 1969 to 2019!

Date: Saturday July 20th, 2019 Fee: $3 per person to swim

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

In celebration of 50 years of operation, join us for a fun filled day of swimming, food and prizes at the Art Dague Pool and Waterslide!

Thank you Shelter Insurance – Tyler Davis Agency for providing free hotdogs and drinks while supplies last.

Thanks to Brenden Rifle 7 Theaters there will be giveaways and a dunk tank for the public to enjoy.


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