From the Ranch House

RVR Community Garage Sale This Weekend!
Saturday, Jun. 5, from 9 a.m to 2 p.m.

The RVR Annual Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, Jun. 5, from 9 a.m to 2 p.m.
Registration for participating homes is now closed.
Click here to view a list of participating homes. Click here for map.
This year items will be donated to Lift-Up and Calaway Give-Back program. The Callaway Give-Back organization will visit registered homes, after the sale, around 3 p.m. to collect donations. You must request a pick-up in advance on the registration form. Click here to learn what items will NOT be picked up or accepted this year.
Call for Candidates
The terms of office for Executive Board members Cathy Cooney, and RJ Spurrier will expire on July 21, 2021. Cathy Cooney will not run for reelection and RJ Spurrier has indicated he does plan to run for another term of office.

Property owners who are also interested in running for these positions can declare their candidacy by sending a “Candidate Statement of Interest and Qualifications” to Kendra Ford at

Your Candidate Statement should tell community members about you, your background, and what you would bring to the role of RVRMA Board member. The deadline to declare your candidacy is Friday June 18 at 5 p.m.
Following is a schedule of key election dates:
RVR Committee Positions Now Open
Communities are made stronger by homeowner involvement. If you want to be involved and have a voice in your neighborhood, we are currently looking for a few additional members for the Long-Range Planning Committee.

Please send an email with a statement of interest to Community Services Manager, Kendra Ford, at, by Monday, Jun. 7


Poolside Adult Happy Hour
This summer the Ranch House will once again host Poolside Adult Happy Hour sessions. Pack a picnic and feel free to BYOB for these special poolside evenings. The Ranch House will also provide complimentary drinks.
You can reserve your spot as usual through the online booking system  during the 6 p.m.-9 p.m. reservation block. This evening pool sessions is a 21+ event.
Poolside Adult Happy Hour Dates:
  • Wednesday, Jun. 9 
  • Friday, Jun. 18
  • *Wednesday, Jun. 23 This session will be accompanied by a 
    FULL MOON BIKE RIDE  around the RVR loop at 8:30 p.m. meeting back at the Ranch House afterward.
  • Friday, Jul. 2 
Save The Date
Please mark your calendars for the Annual Summer Celebration at Old Thompson Barn on Saturday, Jul. 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Brian & Janis Leasure & Karen Pierson invite RVR Homeowners and there guests for an evening of cocktails and light buffet.
Click here for more details.

Reminders & Highlights

Summer 2021
  • 100 people  per reservation block.  10 a.m. -1 p.m., 2 p.m-5 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Reservations can be made online through our online reservation system.
  • 5 Guest per household.
  • Front desk check-in located outside and accessed through the gate.
  • Lockers are open. Please maintain 6' of distance between users.
  • Steam rooms are open.
  • Please bring your own pool towels.
  • Food service  is not offered at this time.
  • BYO- Beverage. NO GLASS containers.
Swim Lessons
The River Valley Ranch Aquatics Program offers private and semi-private swim lessons to RVR members. Private and semi-private lessons afford you the opportunity to choose the day and time of the week that you prefer for your child's lessons, as well as giving your child one-on-one attention.
single private lesson
$170 5 pack private
$295 10 pack private

To schedule a lesson, you can reach out to one of our instructors:
Ruby Fuller:
Gretta Gavette:
Patrick Moravek:
Chandler Hagemann:
Home Improvements
The beautiful weather has inspired many of you to roll up your sleeves and and get started on those home improvement projects you've been thinking about. We love that the homes in our community are getting such extra care and attention! For many, this is the first time to be navigating this process in RVR. Before you get started, please refer to the links below for more information on RVR's DRC process.
Click here to learn what projects must be approved by the DRC.
Click here for RVR's Home Improvement Application.

RVR Committees

Long Range Planning Committee 
The Long Range Planning Committee will meet on Tuesday, Jun. 8.
Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 938 0919 9641
Passcode: 212340

RVR Tennis

Introducing Kid's Tennis Classes! 
We are excited to announce that the RVR tennis program will be offering kids tennis classes beginning Monday, May 31. Sign up online at the Ranch House booking site.
Classes are 1.5 hours long and cost $30 each.
Kid's class schedule:
  • Monday and Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ages 6 to 9 all levels
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ages 10 to 14 all levels
Gigi Fernandez is Coming to RVR!
Sunday, Jun. 27

We are happy to announce that Gigi Fernandez, 17 Grand Slam major titles and two Olympic Gold Medals, is coming to River Valley Ranch
Do you want to experience what is like to be on the court with an extraordinary champion? Then you need to participate in this once of a lifetime event.
Don’t wait! Sign up today! Space is limited to 8 players per clinic total of 24 players.
Cost is $295 and includes:
  • 1hr and 45 minutes clinic on court with Gigi
  • 4 to 1 player to coach ratio
  • Lunch at Homestead with Road Map to mental dominance presentation by Gig
  • $50 gift cards

    To reserve your spot call Cristina at 963-6300 ext 108. Click here to learn more
Kids June Tennis Camp
The RVR tennis program is once again offering their popular kids summer tennis camps! Camps will run from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are available to kids from ages to 14 for $60 per day. Participants can attend one day or the full five day camp. The June camp is just around the corner and spots are still available! Please contact RVR Tennis Pro., Cristina Sirianni, at to reserve your spot today, as space is limited.
Click here for dates and more information.


Water Aerobics News
Please note, there will be no water Aerobics on Thursday, Jun. 10
Fitness Calendar
Click here to view the Ranch House Fitness Calendar.

COVID - 19 Information

Masks No Longer Required at The Ranch House
In light of the most recent change to the Town of Carbondale mask mandate and guidance from the CDC and other health authorities, we have updated our mask policy.
We no longer require masks when entering the Ranch House or participating in classes or events. We will follow the standard recommendation that those who are not vaccinated continue to wear mask to protect themselves. We trust each of you will make responsible choices in line with this recommendation and public health guidelines.
We continue our cleaning and sanitation protocols that were implemented in March of 2020. Capacity levels will increase incrementally as we navigate and understand what is in the best interest of our community.

Vaccine Opportunities
All Coloradans 12 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID 19 vaccine. Click here for information on where you can receive your COVID 19 vaccine.

Free COVID Testing

Click here to schedule a free COVID-19 test.

Community Announcements

Peace Garden Summer Concert Series: Jackson Emmer at True Nature on Friday, Jun. 4 from 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

Alpaca Yoga at Cedar Ridge Ranch on Saturday, Jun. 5 from 8:30 a.m. -9:30 a.m.
Carbondale Rec – Kids’ Trails Series: Avalanche Creek on Monday, Jun. 14 from 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

44th Annual Basalt half-marathon at Basalt Lion's Park on Sunday, Jun. 6 at 7 a.m.
Carbondale Farmers' Market at 4th and Main beginning June 16 - September 29, Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Golden Putter: A Golf Tournament for the Arts on Saturday, Jun. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at River Valley Ranch Golf Course

Town of Carbondale Parks and Rec. & Sunlight Mountain Resort present the first annual "Tri for the Sun" sprint triathlon on Saturday, Jun. 12.

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