What is V.I.K. Snowmass?

Daily programming for kids and families in Snowmass Village. Fun, entertaining activities to engage kids.

Family-Friendly

Event Schedule

Sunday

Activity: Free Outdoor Yoga with Erica Berens
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: Snowmass Base Village

Enjoy a free yoga class surrounded by the majestic Snowmass mountain peaks in the outdoor Base Village Plaza taught by local Snowmass instructor, Erica Berens.  All levels welcome and mats provided.  As always when in high alpine environments, prepare with hydration and sunscreen.

Parental supervision required.

Age: 5 years & up
When: Sundays, June 19 – August 28
Cost: FREE
Contact: 970.922.2233


Activity: Family Sunset Dinner and Backcountry Jeep Tour
Time: Tours start at 6:00 pm
Location: Burlingame Cabin on Snowmass

Enjoy an evening of Colorado mountain fun, beginning with a four-wheel drive Jeep tour into the high-country, and finishing with a three-course, hearty dinner in one of the Aspen Snowmass area’s most scenic settings. VIK Families receive 15% off! Space is limited, reservations required.

Age: All Ages
When: June 5 – October 5 (weather dependent)
Cost: Call for pricing
Contact: 970.923.4544, blazingadventures.com

Monday

Activity: Family Golf Day
Time: Available tee times: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm & after 4:00 pm
Location: Snowmass Club

Parents golf free with a VIK Snowmass Kid! Parents and kids can golf together on the 18 hole, par 72, 7,008 yard course designed by Jim Engh at the base of Snowmass.  Maximum 3 day prior booking. Tee times are subject to availability.

Age: 4 years and up
When: Mondays, June 8 – September 14
Cost: $100 per round for two golfers
Contact: 970.923.5700, snowmassclub.com


Activity: Family Pool Day and BBQ
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Snowmass Recreation Center

Enjoy fun in the sun at the Snowmass Village Recreation Center’s outdoor saline pools every day of the week. On Monday evenings from 5-7pm, families of all ages can also enjoy fresh eats from the BBQ, a waterslide, music and more.

Age: All
When: Mondays, June – September
Cost: Youth $10; Adults $15
Contact: 970.922.2240, snowmassrecreation.com

Tuesday

Activity: Paintball Snowmass
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: On-Mountain

Join Paintball Snowmass action-packed days on our outdoor mountain paintball courses in a supervised and organized game.  We will provide transportation to and from our Paintball Snowmass fields, supervision by our Paintball Snowmass Staff and all of the necessary safety equipment; face masks, coveralls, and paintball guns.

General Session: 8 years and up. Tuesday though Friday, June 6 – September 2
Teen Session: 12 years and up. Wednesday and Friday, June 6 – August 5
Cost: $128 per person, per day
Contact: 970.923.1227, aspensnowmass.com


Activity: Family Mountain Fishing Adventure
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Rayburn’s Pond (top of Elk Camp Gondola)

Have a unique VIK family adventure with Aspen Snowmass. Fishing guides will take your family to a private Snowmass location to pond fish! Cost includes guide, gear & supervision.  VIK parents can attend to assist their child for free. Reservations required.  8 kids per party maximum.

Age: All
When: Saturdays, July 5 – August 9
Cost: $35 per child (parents free) / Gondola ticket not included
Contact: 970.922.1277, aspensnowmass.com


Activity: Elk Camp Farm to Table Dinners
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Rayburn’s Pond (top of Elk Camp Gondola)

Live entertainment, family friendly activities, and à la carte dining featuring farm fresh Colorado-grown products. Free gondola access from 5 – 9 pm

Age: All
When: Tuesdays, July 12 – August 23
Cost: $29 per child (parents free) / Gondola ticket not included
Contact: 970.922.1277, aspensnowmass.com

Wednesday

Activity: Family Picnic at Anderson Ranch Cafe
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Enjoy fresh fare all summer long at the Ranch Café in the company of artists, summer workshop faculty and art aficionados. The menu includes vegetarian and meat-based options daily for lunch in an inviting indoor-outdoor setting.

Age: All
When: Monday – Friday, June – September
Cost: Call for pricing
Contact: 970.923.3181, andersonranch.org


Activity: Snowmass Rodeo
Time: Gates open at 5:00 pm, Rodeo starts at 7:00 pm
Location: Snowmass Rodeo Grounds

This authentic western event includes bull riding, team roping, barrel racing, and bronco riding. Kids compete in calf scramble and mutton bustin’. There’s even a petting zoo and a mechanical bull. Top off the night with s’mores around a cozy campfire. Free admission for VIK’s 10 years and under.

Age: All Ages
When: Wednesdays, June 8 – August 17
Cost: Kids 10 and under: free; Youth (11 – 15 years): $15; Adults (15+ years): $20
Contact: 970.923.8898, snowmassrodeo.org

Thursday

Activity: Horseback Riding
Time: Reservations Required
Location: Snowmass Village

Join Snowmass Creek Outfitters and explore the serene beauty of Snowmass’ Aspen forests and wildflower meadows on a guided ride. Exquisite views of the Roaring Fork Valley and Snowmass’ unique striped Mount Daly abound.  One FREE VIK rider per family on the 2 hour horseback ride leaving from the rodeo grounds.

Age: 8 & up
When: Thursdays
Cost: $125/adult and $100/child
Contact: 970.704.0707, snowmasscreekoutfitters.com


Activity: Paintball
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: On-Mountain

Join Camp Aspen Snowmass for a rousing round of paintball fun at their Snowmass outdoor mountain course. Reservations required 24 hours in advance.

Age: 8 – 12 years
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 9 – September 3
Cost: $124 per person, per day
Contact: 970.923.1227, aspensnowmass.com


Activity: Kids’ Crafts
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center, Base Village

The mountains are sure to inspire unique creations at this free crafts hour for children ages 3 and up. Parents can join in the fun to fashion unique vacation mementos such as hats, backpacks and picture frames. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Age: 8 – 12 years
When: Thursdays, June 23 – August 11
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.922.2233


Activity: Kids’ Bike Day
Time: All Day
Location: Stay Tuned Bike Rentals

Enjoy the outdoors with your V.I.K. and explore the variety of bike trails that Snowmass has to offer. Receive half-off bike rentals for V.I.K.’s with one adult bike rental.

Age: 4 years and up
When: June – September
Cost: Varied; 50% off bike rentals for V.I.K.s
Contact: 970.429.4908, staytunedskirentals.com

Friday

Activity: Family Bike Day
Time: All Day
Location: Gene Taylor’s Sports 

See why Snowmass is a premier biking destination.  Your family can ride or cruise through a variety of paved and dirt trails together after visiting Gene Taylor’s Sports. Receive half-off bike rentals for VIK parents and kids and pick up a free water bottle too!

Age: 4 years and up
When: June – September
Cost: Varied – 50% off bike rentals
Contact: 970.923.4336, genetaylorssports.com


Activity: Sing-A-Long and S’Mores
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00pm
Location: Westin Snowmass Resort Fire Pit

A cozy fire, tasty s’mores and well known camp songs bring friends and families together during this fun, early-evening activity. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: Fridays, June 24, July 8, 15, 29, Aug 5, 12
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.922.2233


Activity: Family Bowling
Time: 5:00pm to close
Location: Slopeside Lanes

VIK’s get a 10% discount* for their entire family’s bowling and dinner at this local bowling alley by being a VIK.  Enjoy fresh wood-fired pizza and treats while working on your strikes at Slopeside Lanes. Reservations recommended. *Alcoholic beverages not included.

When: Fridays, all summer long
Cost: Varied
Contact: 970.429.8839, slopesidelanes.com

Saturday

Activity: ACES Wildflower Hike
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Meet outside the Ice Age Discovery Center

Explore the Snowmass Nature Trail on a two-hour guided tour with an ACES Naturalist. Learn about the incredible diversity of wildflowers and more as the gentle trail winds in and out of lush alpine meadows and Aspen forests.

Age: 6 years and up
When: Daily, June 20 – September 2
Cost: FREE
Contact: 970.925.5756, aspennature.org


Activity: Family River Rafting Day
Time: By Reservation
Location: Roaring Fork, Arkansas and Colorado Rivers

V.I.K.s’ families can join Blazing Adventures for an exciting day of rafting and get 15% OFF for their entire family. Choose Your Own Adventure.

Age: 6 years and up
When: Daily, May – October
Cost: Call For Pricing
Contact: 970.923.4544, blazingadventures.com