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Luis Estrada Swimming Scholarship

In 2013, the Estrada family lost a wonderful son and the community lost a young man with a generous heart and a bright future in a drowning accident. In Luis’ honor, his friends and family created an ongoing memorial scholarship fund through the Montrose Recreation District that would provide swimming lessons for children who cannot afford them. They would like to help prevent this tragedy from happening again.

Montrose Lacrosse Foundation

The Montrose Lacrosse Foundation wishes to incubate and develop Lacrosse as a viable sport in Western Colorado starting in elementary schools through the Montrose Rec District and culminate with a Montrose High School Lacrosse Team. Visit for more information.

Montrose Recreation Foundation

The Montrose Rec Foundation’s mission is to help Montrose become a leading community in Colorado for recreational opportunities.  They are working to raise awareness and create support for the expansion of recreational opportunities. Visit for more information.

Montrose Tennis Association

The Montrose Tennis Association was established in June 2002 to advocate for tennis court improvements and provide tennis activities for the community. As part of our efforts to develop tennis participation, MTA annually offers free tennis during Youth Appreciation Day and tournaments for juniors following the MRD tennis lessons. Through many tennis tournament fundraisers, the MTA has obtained many improvements for the tennis courts at the Montrose Aquatic Center.

Montrose Youth Football League

The mission of the Montrose Youth Football League is to provide youth (ages 6-11) from Montrose, Delta, Hotchkiss, Cedaredge and Paonia, with the opportunity to participate in a coordinated Flag and Tackle football program in the Fall, as well as a summer camp.  For more information visit:

Black Canyon Triathlon

The Black Canyon Triathlon is an annual fundraiser that encourages community members to get outside and be active. Proceeds from this event benefit the community of Montrose. Over $5,000.00 was returned to the local groups that assisted in the Triathlon in 2016. With continued support from the community we can continue to make this event successful.

U Valley Vixens Roller Derby League

The U Valley Vixens Roller Derby League is a non-profit organization fostering the amatuer national and international sport of Flat Track Roller Derby in the Uncompahgre Valley. Their goal is to promote strength and self-esteem and to create a sense of camaraderie and teamwork through competition and regular training and instruction. UVV also provides community outreach through various charity events and sponsorships.