Looking for fun activities this summer? Bring the entire family to Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Road, on July 20 and 21 for a family adventure race or a rocking concert under the stars.
- 6 p.m., Friday, July 20 – Grin and Bear It Adventure Race
Thefourth annual Grin and Bear It race is a family friendly adventure where teams of two will compete in one of two divisions: Adult (16-plus years old) or adult/youth (5-15 years old). Both divisions will complete a paddleboat/canoe/kayak water crossing and a 6-7 mile mountain bike course. The adult division will then complete a 2-3 mile run, while the adult/youth participants will get their running in during a fun scavenger hunt. Registration is available online at www.Lakewood.org using the Activity # 159900-01 (youth) and 159900-02 (adult) or call 303-697-6154. Cost is $20 for each participant and will include a race shirt and post-event food. Registration will also be available in person at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center and at Lakewood Runners Roost, 7978 W. Alameda Ave., Suite A. For additional information, call 303-697-6154.
- 6:30-8 p.m., Saturday, July 21 – Soul Sacrifice
Join us for an evening of music under the stars as we sit back and enjoy a concert on the beach with Soul Sacrifice. Soul Sacrifice faithfully recreates the music of the legendary band Santana. The concert will be on the swim beach lawn. Cost is $5 per car or free with a BCLP Annual Park Pass. Hot food and beverages will be available for purchase. For information on the band, visit ww.myspace.com/soulsacrificetributeband.
With more than 2,600 acres, three lakes for boating, swimming and fishing, more than 15 miles of hiking, biking and horse trails, plus a variety of picnic and camping facilities, the park offers something for just about everyone.
Bear Creek Lake Park, at Morrison Road and C-470, presents residents with an opportunity to get a close-up view of nature only minutes from their front doors. Even with its close proximity to the metropolitan area, the park is home to an array of wildlife including birds of prey, coyotes, prairie dogs, fox and deer.
For more information, visit www.Lakewood.org/bclp or call 303-697-6159. Bear Creek Lake Park would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of the park’s summer activities: Runners Roost Lakewood, which is the sponsor of the Grin and Bear It, and Foothills Credit Union, which is the sponsor of the summer concert.
Grin and Bear It family adventure race is for everyone.
Posted on: Friday, June 22, 2012