Steamboat briefs: Library introduces new ‘Kids Can Cook’ program |

Steamboat briefs: Library introduces new ‘Kids Can Cook’ program

Bud Werner Memorial Library introduces a new program for children called Kids Can Cook. The free program is for children ages 8 to 12 with a parent or older friend and features local chefs who will lead the group in making a recipe together. The program begins from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 with Melanie Lacour, who will make crepes. Space is limited to 10 children. Sign up at the Kids Desk, call 970-879-0240, ext. 313, or visit

Steamboat's Old Town Hot Springs January update

■ Facilities

The slides will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. throughout the ski season. An unlimited slide pass for the day is $6. You must be 44 inches tall and a strong swimmer to ride the slides.

If temperatures reach negative 10, outside operations will be on hold. Staff will go by the temperature listed at

Because of the cold weather, the lap pool will close at 8 p.m. daily during winter.

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■ Events and classes

Twilight Soak costs $11 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for youths. The pools are open until 9:45 p.m. weekdays and 8:45 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

An American Red Cross certification class for CPR/AED and first aid is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 9. The cost is $60. Register at the front desk.

Certified personal trainers Sara Gorevan and Marietta Roberts hold personalized training sessions in the warm pools. The cost is $28 for members and $34 for visitors. A booklet of five tickets also is available. Make reservations with the instructors through the front desk.

Happy hour yoga is at 5:30 p.m. Friday nights. The cost is $5 members and $5 for a friend.

■ Birthday parties

The child care room is available for rent for parties or private functions. Birthday parties are not allowed in the lobby or snack bar area, but the Dreamboat Cafe is available for catering in the child care room.

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