Visit Estes Park: ‘Base Camp to the Rockies’ Reopens for Recreation

Estes Park is open and waiting for you. Already called the ‘base camp’ to Rocky Mountain National Park, the Town of Estes Park provides a place to stock up on last-minute gear, enjoy a meal, and stretch your legs around a scenic mountain town.

A trip to a national park is all about time in the wilderness. We get it. But taking a few days to enjoy the activities and lodging just outside the park is a great option for anyone traveling with children or bookending their vacation with modern amenities.

The town’s trails and marina offer mountain views and fresh air for popular activities like hiking, running, biking, and paddleboarding. And when you’re done getting after it, the shops and eateries offer a change of pace.

Couple Hiking Estes Park
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COVID-19 Policies

Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) are open and have issued clear safety protocols

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The Best Recreation Series on Untamed Sports to Watch Over the Summer Months

Untamed Sports TV presents a host of action-packed new episodes series premieres including wrestling matches, fishing destinations, vacations, and tours for the active lifestyle, and racing cars.

West Palm Beach, Florida, July 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Untamed Sports TV, the television network dedicated to outdoor sports and recreation programming rumbles into Summer with a host of action-packed new episodes series premieres including wrestling matches, fishing destinations, vacations, and tours for the active lifestyle, racing cars, and more of the best TV content to watch over the next weeks.

Untamed Sports TV Series with new episodes premiering this season are:

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Profitable recreation on wheels – Travel

A family of three takes a rest in an RV beside the Dongqian Lake in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. [Photo by Zhang Peijian/China Daily]

China Tourism Group became the first State-owned enterprise that developed the RV business, the company said. It would continue to increase investments in the sector, and wait for the peak growth period.

“In a short time, the epidemic may help change the concept of RV among Chinese consumers, just like the surge of self-driving tours after the outbreak of SARS in 2003,” said Lu Lu, general manager of the investment and asset management arm of China Tourism Group.

“Yet, China has high land costs in most areas, and the investment-return cycle of building camping sites is long, which will have a certain negative impact on the construction of more camping sites,” Lu said.

The RV-based road trip business originated in the United States and spread to Europe

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Ben Fyffe talks about leading El Paso museums, recreation departments during COVID-19

Ben Fyffe, who has been with the city for 19 years, has been named the city’s director of cultural affairs and recreation.



Fyffe, 42, will lead and oversee the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.

Fyffe has extensive leadership experience, from first working at the El Paso Museum of Art in a variety of positions and being assistant director of Museums and Cultural Affairs to serving as interim director of the Parks and Recreation Department in February this year. He is the first native El Pasoan to lead the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.

a person wearing a suit and tie: Ben Fyffe has been named the city's director of the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.

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Ben Fyffe has been named the city’s director of the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.

Fyffe’s new position comes at an unprecedented time when two of the city’s quality of life departments have been affected and unable to

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Cheektowaga’s Ryan Ciminelli to retire as full-time bowling tour pro | Recreation

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Ryan Ciminelli.

James P. McCoy

Cheektowaga native Ryan Ciminelli, one of the last Western New York natives competing full time on the Professional Bowling Association Tour, has announced his retirement as a full-time pro.

When Ciminelli began on the PBA Tour, he was one of several Western New York natives or residents bowling full time, joining Tom Baker, Jack Jurek, Brad Angelo, Joe Ciccone, Liz Johnson and John Szczerbinski.

Ciminelli, 34, recently made the surprise announcement on Facebook:

“The time has come in my family’s journey for me to retire as a full-time professional,” he wrote. “This comes with a heavy heart, as I have put my heart and soul into this game for 30 years. To be honest, I’m not sure exactly how I feel. I’m heartbroken that I don’t feel like I can continue in this profession. I’m glad because being a pro bowler is MUCH more stressful

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Boat and RV dealers are busier than ever, as pandemic prompts new kinds of recreation

Boat and RV dealers have seen an unprecedented sales boom during the past few months, as people look for ways to cool off and have fun this summer while adhering to COVID-19 social distancing recommendations.

“It’s been record-breaking,” said Bob Bense, the owner of Superior Boat Repair and Sales. “I’ve been in the industry for almost four decades and I’ve never seen anything like it.”

According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, personal watercrafts saw big sales increases this May: up 75 percent compared to 2019. Outboard engine sales also increased. And Discover Boating, an online guide to boat buying, saw a triple-digit jump in consumers searching for boats last month.

“With boating restrictions lifted in all 50 states, and the COVID-19 response dictating where and how far people can travel, the forecast for boating this summer is looking bright,” NMMA representative John-Michael Donahue wrote in an email to The

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Wilton Parks And Recreation Set To Open Camp Looper And Cool Tots

News Release Submitted by the Town of Wilton

Parks and Recreation is officially hosting a 2020 session of summer camp at Comstock Community Center while taking numerous steps to ensure the safety and peace of mind of campers, parents, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Camp Looper and Cool Tots will be reminiscent of previous years, but with some unique twists to maintain compliance with State and Town public health guidelines. Parks and Recreation staff have worked diligently to make camp the best experience possible in the current climate.

Campers can expect to have familiar schedules to previous summers. Although the formerly robust travel schedule will not be present, some favorites such as Ice Cream Emergency and Dave’s Planet Pizza will be making guest appearances throughout the summer. There will also be some surprise virtual visits. Every program and activity will be designed to provide campers with leadership opportunities, academic

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Long Beach may use streets for outdoor dining, recreation

As coronavirus restrictions keep many indoor areas off-limits, some communities are talking about opening up streets to outdoor dining to help the battered restaurant industry.

The idea of taking over parts of streets has become a national trend as traffic declined due to stay-at-home orders. Closing off streets has given people more space to walk and exercise.

But some cities are thinking about taking it a step further.

The city of Long Beach is exploring an “open streets initiative” that would repurpose some roads to accommodate recreation and outdoor dining.

Mayor Robert Garcia said in a community message that the initiative would “open up more public spaces for outdoor dining, transit access and economic activity, with safe physical distancing.”

“Opening up streets and other public spaces to new uses creates more room for people to be outside, spend time with the community and support local businesses without overcrowding,” he wrote.

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Recreation Jobs, Employment in California

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$95,000 – $115,000 a year

EDI: 5 years

System Administration: 5 years

ERP Systems: 5 years

  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster aid promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be…

Biomechanical Research and Testing, LLC.

Signal Hill, CA 90755

$30 – $45 an hour

Easily apply Urgently hiring
  • Conduct vehicle and site inspections, including 3-dimensional scanning and full-scale recreations.
  • Manage and aid in solving complex technical problems in a…

Sunshine Rafting Adventures

Oakdale, CA 95361

$15 an hour

Easily apply Urgently hiring

We are looking for an energetic, outgoing person to work in our office for our river rafting company. Duties will include secretarial work, answering phones,…

Emerald Cove outdoor Science Institute (ECOS)

Green Valley Lake, CA 92341

$13 an hour

  • As educators, instructors lead 5th and 6th graders on hikes focused on scientific inquiry.
  • Instructors
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Recreation Jobs, Employment in Los Angeles, CA – June 2020

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CLHF Homes

North Hollywood, CA

Easily apply Urgently hiring
  • Maintain activity supplies (monthly budget).
  • Should have Creative ideas and able to connect with the patients.
  • Provide In-service training (at least annually).

Culver City, CA 90232 (Lucerne/Higuera area)

$18 – $22 an hour

Easily apply Responsive employer
  • One to three years working with children in a recreation and/or instructional setting.
  • Willingness to earn certification within one year of start.
  • Provides patient care in accordance with the laws and regulations relating to the practice of rehabilitation (occupational, physical, speech or recreation)…

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

  • Associates Degree required / Bachelors Degree preferred, with course work in social work, psychology, recreation therapy, kinesiology or related field.

City of Downey, CA

Downey, CA

$134,938 – $164,625 a year

ABOUT THE POSITION View the official job flyer for Director of Parks and Recreation. To apply for this position, click

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