Sports and Recreation

Rain dampens golf course revenue

Courses in Lakewood and Denver have seen a drop in rounds this month, but the rain clouds have come with a silver lining.

Triple-decker driving range tees up in Centennial

Now you’ll finally know exactly how far you hit the golf ball. A Texas driving range operator plans to open a range this summer with balls embedded with computer chips that tell you if you’re a John Daly or a Jim Furyk.

New LoHi gym gaining momentum

A new fitness concept has set up shop in the Highlands, and its owner says she’s already looking for her next location.

Vail to buy Australia’s biggest ski resort

The ski resort giant is making a $136 million buy into the Australian market with the purchase of Perisher – the country’s most popular ski destination.

Ski resort moving forward with $25M plan

The U.S. Forest Service gave a thumbs-up last week to a Boulder skiing resorts $25 million renovation plan. The proposal calls for the expansion of the resort’s territory, new trails, new lifts and a new mountaintop restaurant.

Pakems kicks into higher gear

A Lone Tree startup that makes a comfy boot for skiers to slip on after a day on the slopes is getting more traction with outdoor retailers and has launched a children’s line.

Box seat service debuts spin-off site

After raising $1 million from friends and family, a Denver-based firm is taking a page from the Airbnb playbook. The goal for the sister site is to connect people all over the country searching for luxury suites at events and games and vet cities for expansion.

Gym franchise picks up speed in Wash Park

Orangetheory is pushing deeper into Denver with a new gym under construction in Wash Park that should open in April. Owner Paul Jurevich already owns Orangetheory gyms in Glendale and Southglenn. The franchise is known for high-intensity workouts, where customers monitor their heart rate while on treadmills and rowing machines. Jurevich said one of the… Read more »