Category Archives: Recreation

Rutland Recreation & Parks Department September Update

Rutland Recreation offers rock climbing Rutland Recreation is teaming up with Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center to offer 5 levels of rock climbing classes, intro – level 4. Intro is…

Killington Hay Festival Kicks Off Labor Day Weekend

Giant Hay Sculptures on Display through Columbus Day Weekend Killington, VT- Visitors to Killington, Vermont this fall will have a surprise once they start exploring the region – amid the…

DORSKY: Keeping it Fun: Local Expert Shares Ways to Enjoy Exercise

Real conversations with Rutland’s movers and shakers Part three of a 10-part series COVER STORY  |  By JANELLE FAIGNANT Your clothes don’t fit. You don’t have energy. You regret what…

Summer is here

RUTLAND STRIDES & RIDES | By KIMBERLY GRIFFIN Summer has officially begun and for many folks, that means travel, even if only for weekend jaunts to camp. Summer also means…

Big fish: Diversity and quality fishing in Rutland-area waters

By Darren Marcy | Correspondent. The Rutland Region is home to some of the most diverse fishing opportunities in all New England, with a legitimate chance to land a wall…

Area rec departments offer plenty of outdoor summer fun

By PEG ARMITAGE  |  Correspondent. Vermont’s Department of Tourism and Marketing promotes the state as a rural, year-round destination adjacent to heavily populated markets in Boston, Hartford and New York….

Eradicating pests one park at a time

By Colleen Balch Correspondent I’ve been taking a straw poll with every group I’ve had a chance to work with in the State Parks and State Forests this summer. I’ve…

To Stay on Track You Must Keep On Track

STRIDES AND RIDES  |  By KIMBERLY GRIFFIN Many folks who signed up for the 100 Miles in 100 Days Walking Challenge set personal goals of losing weight. I am confident…

Bicycles, feet and automobiles: Sharing the road

STRIDES & RIDES  |  By KIM GRIFFIN Memorial Day was the unofficial start of summer and, though I did see some diehard skiers on Killington Mountain recently, walkers and bikers…

Pretty Porches, Yummy Yards: Keeping a neighborhood alive

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY  | By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG Now that spring is finally here (although that is debatable when the overnight temps are still rendering my bedroom an ice-box when…