Valley Park, Recreation and Youth Center, Inc

Mission Statement

Valley Park, Recreation & Youth Center, Inc. (VPR&YC) is a community organization of unpaid volunteers dedicated to supporting the educational and recreational needs of young people and adults in the Wet Mountain Valley area and maintaining the Historical ‘Westcliff’ Schoolhouse and the tennis courts for public use.    

The Old ‘Westcliff’ Schoolhouse -    This beautiful stone building was built in 1891 as a two room schoolhouse for the children of the Settlers.   It is now home to the Valley Park Recreation & Youth Center and the Historic ‘Westcliff’ Museum. This building is on the National Register of Historical Places.


Annual Events

Book Fair: 1st weekend of August, Friday-Sunday,
at The Historic 'Westcliff' Schoolhouse
420 South 4th Street, Westcliffe
For more information, call Patti 719-783-2739

Annual Quilt Show
Labor Day Weekend, Thur-Sun
Olde Schoolhouse Quilters

Special School Club Functions
The Olde Schoolhouse is occupied by The Mennonite children
for education from Sept. thru mid May.



TENNIS - Both children and adults are welcomed.

The Olde Schoolhouse Quilters of Westcliffe (OSQ), a non-profit organized under Valley Park, Rec, & Youth Center, Inc, is a club of  enthusiastic quilters. The meetings take place at Valley Bible Fellowship, 116 Hermit Lane, Silver Cliff on the 1st and 2nd Tuesdays of the month.  On the 1st Tuesday of each month is Comfort Quilts, their service project, when they make quilts for children in compromised situations.  Community participation is welcome at Comfort Quilts as membership in OSQ is not a requirement.  On the 2nd Tuesday OSQ sponsors quilt education through workshops, guest speakers, or technique building activities, from 9 a.m. to noon, and holds their business meetings and "Sew & Tell" from 1p.m. to 3 p.m.  The annual 4 day Labor Day Weekend Quilt Show, featuring a hand-made raffle quilt, a boutique, and a large display of beautiful quilts, has been held at the Historic 'Westcliff' Schoolhouse Museum for over 18 years.  For  more information about Comfort Quilts or OSQ club, email, or call 783-2199.  New members and visitors are welcome.

Old ‘Westcliff’ Museum Building Rental

For information on renting the Olde Schoolhouse
Maximum occupancy - 45
Small kitchen
Contact Marci - 719-783-2289
Museum open by appointment only

Current Board of Directors
Marci Gregg
Rosemary Moose
Patti Collins
Carolyn Parker
Carl Heck

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