Are you feeling lucky? Everyone daydreams about what they’d do, if they won a million dollars. We dream of all the clearance shopping we could do with a million dollars! (You know us, we’d still be clipping coupons — even if we hit it big.) The Colorado Lottery is giving players more chances to win, while saving a few bucks, with its Happy Hour promo. [Read more…] about Last Day! Colorado Lottery’s Happy Hour Special — Free $2 Powerball Ticket
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We have yet to officially confirm this promo with King Soopers, but we’ve spotted promo signs at various locations — see below. Here’s another reason for thirsty football fans to cheer this season: During a regular season game, if Running Back Phillip Lindsay scores a touchdown, fans score a FREE 6-pack of Pepsi mini cans (7.5-oz.), including Diet Pepsi. The fine print on the coupon states it’s valid for “any variety”, so the offer should include any Pepsi product available in a 6-pack of mini-cans. [Read more…] about King Soopers: Phillip Lindsay Touchdown Scores Free Pepsi 6-Pack
Colorado Ski Country USA’s Gems Card has long provided skiers and snowboarders with savings at smaller, lower-key ski areas all over the Colorado Rockies. Invest just $35 for two ways to save: either two 2-for-1 lift tickets or two 30% off lift tickets at each of the 11 Colorado Gems resorts. Gems ski areas are Arapahoe Basin, Cooper, Echo Mountain, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Hesperus, Kendall Mountain, Loveland, Monarch Mountain, Powderhorn and Sunlight. [Read more…] about Gems Card Savings at 11 Smaller Ski Areas
Colorado Ski Country USA’s popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs are again available for the 2020-21 ski season to introduce Colorado youngsters to skiing and snowboarding with FREE or super-cheap lift access at 22 Colorado ski areas.
The 5th Grade Passport allows fifth graders three days of FREE skiing at each of the participating resorts. That’s 63 FREE days of skiing or riding. The 6th Grade Passport is good for four days of skiing at the same resorts for $110 (subject to change mid-season). Taken to the max, that would amount to 84 days on the slopes for less than $1.32 per day. [Read more…] about Colorado Ski Country’s 5th & 6th Grade Passports Are Back
A new way to have outdoor fun has opened in Highlands Ranch. The 18-hole West Fork Disc Golf Course features a mix of open features a mix of open shots and more technical areas. It offers varied play for both recreational players and those with more experience. A bike rack, skateboard rack and restroom are available near the course’s new 52-space parking lot, accessible from South Broadway. [Read more…] about New Disc Golf Course Opens In Highlands Ranch
Story by Chris Englert. Hiking in shade in Denver can be a bit of a challenge. Most folks will head up into the Front Range to find a shady hike in the mountains? But who has time? On my website, DenverByFoot.com, I provide hundreds of suggestions for where to hike in Denver.
Rather than having to drive an hour each way to the trail head, wouldn’t it be nice to find a worthy walk within twenty minutes of your Denver home? Below are five great walks here in Denver that are easy to get to and provide some shade for a great hike during a hot Denver day. [Read more…] about The 5 Best Walks With Shade In Denver
24 Hour Fitness filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, June 15. The network of fitness centers plans to permanently close 130 locations including 13 in Colorado. Members of the shuttered clubs are welcome to workout at any other 24 Hours Fitness location through 2020. Gyms not on this list plan to reopen on Monday, June 22 with new restrictions and procedures in place. [Read more…] about 24 Hour Fitness Files For Bankruptcy. See If Your Gym Is Closing
Fitness fans will welcome this news. State health officials announced guidelines for reopening gyms, fitness classes, rec centers and other indoor sports facilities on Thursday, June 4, allowing them to operate at up to 25% capacity or 50 people per room — whichever number is fewer — as long as members can stay 6 feet apart. Facilities can open as soon as today, Friday. You’ll have to check with your facility to learn more. Whether you are ready to go back is another matter. Here’s what you need know: [Read more…] about Get Fit, Colorado! Gyms, Rec Centers, Bowling Alleys, Pools & More Can Reopen
Though Rocky Mountain National Park began its phased reopening to the public on May 27, the park will require visitors to make a reservation for entry starting June 4. The temporary system is being implemented, so they can increase access while still making is possible for visitors to follow state health guidelines. Reservations to enter the park will go on sale here starting at 8 a.m. Mountain Time on Thursday, May 28.
This should make for some happy campers. Campgrounds at Colorado State Parks are starting to reopen. This will be a phased reopening so that no community or the park itself becomes overwhelmed. Cabins, yurts, tipis, group facilities, and other reservable day-use facilities remain closed until further notice. Here’s what you need to know, if you want to reserve a a camping spot. [Read more…] about Here Are Opening Dates For Colorado State Parks Campgrounds
There may not be the crack of the bat at Coors Field just yet. However, that doesn’t mean baseball fans can’t have some fun waiting for the day they can enjoy a cold beer and hot dog, while watching our beloved Colorado Rockies at bat. (Personally, we’re also missing the Taco Bell special. We’re craving those “cheap” tacos!) [Read more…] about Colorado Rockies Offers Games, Puzzles & More For Whole Family
The Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) app is one that every walker or hiker should download. It allows users to discover more than 45,000 miles of public trails in Colorado. The trail filter allows you to customize your search based on location, recreational activity, vehicle type, or trail needs like wheelchair accessibility and dog-friendly trails. The app also gives you the ability to create and share custom routes that show distance, elevation, steepness and navigation to the nearest trailhead. [Read more…] about Looking For A New Or Less Busy Trail? Try The COTREX App
Time to tee up! Denver will reopen seven of its eight city-owned golf courses including City Park, Evergreen, Harvard Gulch, Kennedy, Overland Park, Wellshire and Willis Case. (Aqua Golf remains closed until further notice.) In order to remain open, all customers must obey a bunch of rules. Anyone who doesn’t follow the rules will be removed from the golf course without a refund. Here’s what you need to know. [Read more…] about Denver Reopens City Golf Courses. Here’s What You Need To Know
So the Colorado Rockies won’t be taking to the fields any time soon — but here’s a little something to satisfy those spring dreams. Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns announced on Twitter that he has arranged for PBS to make his documentary miniseries Baseball available for FREE streaming. Baseball was Burns’ ninth documentary, and it won the 1995 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series. [Read more…] about Batter Up! Screen Ken Burns ‘Baseball’ Documentary Mini-Series For Free
Once a month, you can lob and smash and gracefully (okay, maybe not so gracefully) leap over the net after a winning match for FREE. The Gates Tennis Center holds a FREE tennis clinic every month for adults (15 and older) on Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All levels are welcome and you can bring your own racquet or rent a demo for $5. [Read more…] about Try Tennis For Free at Gates Tennis Center