Cycling Up the Hill

CdA Events Calendar - Sports

Year-round activities are easy to find in North Idaho!

 ACTIVE LIFESTYLE? MAKE LASTING MEMORIES & NEW FRIENDS BY PARTICIPATING

running  |  boating  |  fishing  |  BIKING  |  car shows  |  swimming

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Public Shooting Ranges

Fri thru Mon  |  9 am-4 pm

FARRAGUT PUBLIC SHOOTING RANGE

Perimeter Rd. & Rifle Range Rd., Athol

(33644 N. Shooters Road)

208-769-1414 (ID Fish & Game Office)

Features year-round public access to 50, 100 & 200-yard ranges, plus shotgun trap & archery shooting Friday thru Monday. Details HERE.

 

Cost is $5 per shooter per day, regardless of age (cash only); plus park entrance fee. On site are vault toilets & covered shooting areas. Eye/ear protection, reloading brass, shooting clays & bottled water may be purchased. Can be reserved for private events.

Everyday  |  8 am-5 pm

SHOSHONE COUNTY PUBLIC SHOOTING RANGE

1700 Government Gulch Rd., Kellogg

208-512-1417

Operated by volunteers & through donations, the range is open to the public every day & FREE of charge. There are three separate areas - archery, rifles & handgun - as well as 8 covered shooting benches & a 500-yard gong.

Visitors are asked to clean up, respect others & follow safety rules.

Varies - (Almost) Free!

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Arena Riding at Fairgrounds

Every Tuesday  |  1-6 pm

Every Thursday  |  1-6 pm

KOOTENAI COUNTY FAIRGOUNDS

4056 N. Government Way, CdA

208-765-4969

From May-end of October, the fairgrounds provides "Open Ride Nights" for a $5 fee per horse at the North Arena every Tuesday & Thursday.

 

See general information & rules HERE. The arena will be closed the week of North Idaho Fair in August.

 

Note:  Kootenai County 4-H groups may ride as a group FREE of charge if reserved (1) week in advance.

 

Varies - (Almost) Free!

Mountain Bike

Quick Legs, Hills & Scenery

2023  |  Varies

COEUR D'ALENE CYCLING CLUB

Open to the public & FREE, these group rides occur 3 times each week during summer months. See routes & details HERE. Group pace is approx. 18 mph.

 

Questions? Contact Dan Eyman at dan@cdacycling.club

Varies - Free!

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Ski/Snowboard Lessons for Kids

2023

LOOKOUT PASS' FAMOUS FREE SKI SCHOOL

Lookout Pass Ski Resort

Exit 0 off Interstate 90

Mullan, Idaho

208-744-1301

FREE skiing lessons for ages 6-17 & FREE snowboarding lessons for ages 7-17 are available on Saturdays.

Register online (link is above). Participants must attend a FREE ski school lesson within the first 3 weeks of the program, which lasts for nine weeks. Instruction separates beginners (10-11 am) from intermediate & advanced (11:30 am-1 pm). 

 

For 80 seasons, Lookout Pass Free Ski School has introduced 78,000+ kids to the winter world of skiing/riding.  

Every Saturday - Free!

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Open Gym Volleyball

Every Saturday  |  5-6:30 pm (youth)

Every Saturday  |  6:30-9:30 pm (adults)

(Exceptions: Nov 12 & 26; Dec. 24 & 31)

POST FALLS PARK & RECREATION

at Seltice Elementary School

1100 N. Chase Rd., Post Falls

208-773-0539

Practice skills to prepare for leagues; or, (for adults), stay active & meet people who have the same sports interests. Courts are available FCFS for a per-person cost of $5 (almost FREE). See link for online payment HERE.

Youth open gym volleyball is for grades 3-8. Adults ages 16+ have gym time from 6:30-9:30 pm. All is co-ed; all on Saturdays.

Youth basketball open gym for ages 6-16 begins Dec 2 & will be on Fridays from 6-9 pm. Questions? Call 208-773-0539.

 

Varies - (Almost) Free!

Moon Clouds

Ride by the Light of the Full Moon

TBA  |  6-8 pm (Sat)

CdA FULL MOON RIDE

Last ride of the season leaves from MAK Bread at Back Pocket Bakery, 311 E. Coeur d'Alene Ave., CdA. Social time/party lasts from 6-8 pm, with sunset at 7:30 pm. 

This monthly community bike ride - FREE of charge to go along - covers 2-4 miles usually (cruiser speed). Meeting location & departure times vary from month to month.

Always held on a full moon evening, destinations vary. Kids are invited, so make it a family event! Helmets recommended. Lights are necesssary since ride will be when it's dark. Find out more with email to danica@local-property.com.

Varies - Free!

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Community Public Pools

Mon-Fri  |  7:30-9:30 am (aerobics)

M & W  |  6-7 am (aerobics)

T & Th  |  6-8 pm (open swim)

CITY OF MULLAN SWIMMING POOL

300 Earle St., Mullan

208-744-1310

Beautiful, big indoor pool! May want to call or check Facebook page before going in case of any schedule changes.

ST. MARIES CITY SWIMMING POOL

1100 Main Ave., St. Maries

208-245-3616 (Call for hours)

FREE swim year for children under 18 years old; $2 for others. Seasonal operation.

2023  |  Varies

CITY OF WALLACE SWIMMING POOL

604 Hotel St., Wallace

208-556-6051

FREE swimming for all ages! Adult only swim times are M-W-F (9-10 am) & T-Th (5:30-7:30 pm). The historic outdoor pool, built in 1939, has clubhouse, locker rooms, picnic area too. Thank you, "Friends of the Pool" for this re-opening!

2023  |  Varies

CITY OF KELLOGG SWIMMING POOL

2 S. Hill St., Kellogg

208-786-9131

Outdoor pool is located in Kellogg City Park. Open to the public weekdays with FREE admission! Adult lap swims are 5-6 pm, M-F.

Varies - Free!

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Hilly Nilly Gravel Rides

2023  |  10 am (Sun)

HILLY NILLY GRAVEL RIDES

Leaves from & finishes at Michael D's Eatery, 203 E. Coeur d'Alene Lake Dr., CdA.

 

This series of spirited Sunday rides occur monthly. Open to the public, riders must be self -supported. There is no fee to participate.

 

Each fun ride gets longer, climbs higher, & helps prepare riders for summer activities.

Sundays - Free!

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Running Clubs in CdA

Every Monday  |  6 pm

MONDAY NIGHT RUN CLUB

All abilities are welcome for short & long routes thru neighborhoods weekly on Mondays. Group gathers for beverage after runs at Outpost Brewing, 1710 N. 4th St., Ste. 114, CdA.

Every Wednesday  |  6 pm

TRAILS END RUN CLUB

Run for fun - hikers, walkers, trail runners, & pups - every Wednesday evening. Open to the public & FREE! 

Locations & running distances vary. Direct questions to Trevor at 509-879-7299, or email trailsendrunclub@gmail.com

Note: This run club is founded & led by Trails End friends & patrons. Trails End Brewery assumes no responsiblity for actions of participants.

 

Mondays & Wednesdays - Free!

Kids Bowling

"Kids Bowl Free" Program

2023  |  Varies

SUNSET BOWLING CENTER

202 W. Sunset Ave., CdA

208-667-2695

​Registration for Summer of 2022 is open! Kids ages 2-18 can bowl FREE as participants of this special program!

Times/dates vary & must be reserved. Wearing bowling shoes is required & standard rental fees apply. Online registration HERE. 

Varies - Free!

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Running With Fleet Feet

Varies  |  7:30 am

FLEET FEET

511 E. Sherman Ave., CdA

208-765-7604

 

Enjoy an early morning informal run/walk on Saturday mornings with the Fleet Feet group. Each run begins at the Fleet Feet Store. For more info, call store or go to its Facebook HERE.

 

All are welcome - all paces & abilities! Click on link for route details.

 

Saturdays - Free!

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Thursday Night "Paddles"

Photo credit - Dwight McCain - Fernan Lake

2023  |  Thursdays

Grab paddles & oars for skimming across area lake waters on Thursday evenings with COEUR D'ALENE CANOE & KAYAK CLUB. Non-members are invited to join the group for "Thursday Night Paddles",  touring different waterways each week.

Safety equipment (whistle & PFD) is required & the invasive species sticker on vessel. See club's link above for additional details, map, time of departure, contact & membership info. 

Every Thursday - Free!