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Basin Recreation works hard to offer events that appeal to everyone in our community. From activities on our trails to fun races for all ages, from classes to celebrations, from challenges to movies in our parks – the Staff at Basin Recreation loves to connect with our community. Check out our Events Calendar to see what is coming up. We hope to see you out there enjoying Basin Recreation events.

2023 Event Calendar

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June 2023
June 03

National Trails Day 2023

When: Saturday, June 03 , 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Where: RTS Trailhead (2432 Olympic Pkwy)

Who: All ages welcome. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: Free (but please register in advance to sign the waiver)

Basin Recreation’s world class trail system wouldn’t be the same without a little help from our friends! National Trails Day is the perfect opportunity for the community to get their hands dirty alongside our Trails Team. Grab your gloves, boots, sunscreen, and hat and give some TLC to our trails. This year’s project will include clearing back vegetation in the trail corridor and fixing trail tread, washouts, and drainages. Tools and training will be provided by Basin Recreation staff.

June 07

Garlic Mustard Games 2023

When: Wednesday, June 07 , 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Where: Willow Creek Open Space

Cost: Free

Do you have what it takes to be an ecological champion? The Garlic Mustard Games is a county-wide garlic mustard pull competition in partnership with Summit CWMA and Ecology Bridge! These volunteer weed pull events will take place in Basin Recreation’s Open Space, each with opportunity drawings and overall winners. The goal of this program is to control garlic mustard in the area, educate and empower the community to stop the spread of noxious weeds, and reduce the use of herbicide.

June 10

StART of Summer Color Run 2023

When: Saturday, June 10 , 8:30AM - 11:00AM

Where: Willow Creek Park

Cost: $15 per person or $50 per family. Kids 4 & under are FREE!

Kick off summer with a 5K fun run, featuring powdered paint stations that will colorfully entertain. A 1-mile run and a 100-yard dash (ages 4 and under) will follow.

June 17 -18

Movie in the Park & Backyard Campout 2023 – E.T.

When: Saturday, June 17 -Sunday, June 18, 7:00PM - 9:30AM

Where: Trailside Park Upper Field

Cost: Free Cost is $20 per tent spot, and the movie is free!

Join Basin Recreation for our 10th annual Backyard Campout Night in conjunction with our first Movie in the Park of the summer!

June 30

Local Flora Naturalist Hike

When: Friday, June 30 , 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Where: Discovery Ridge Trailhead 4207 W Discovery Way

Cost: Free

Join the Open Space Team on a guided hike focusing on native and invasive plants! Learn about the importance of native species while identifying and discussing the native impact of invasive plants in Toll Canyon!