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Blue Ridge Mountain Sports

Charlottesville,VA

The Shops at Stonefield

ADDRESS

2015 Bond Street
Suite 110
Charlottesville, VA 22901

PHONE

434.977.4400

HOURS

Mon-Sat…..10:00am - 8:00pm
Sun…...........12:00pm - 6:00pm

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Yoga for the Outdoor Enthusiast- Swimmers

Join local yoga instructor Eliza for a donation based in-store class to enhance your specific outdoor activities. This ALL LEVELS class will lengthen typical areas of tightness and then use poses and dynamic movement to increase mobility and athletic performance. Please call 434-977-4400 to reserve your space, a $5 donation is suggested. The class will be held 6-7pm.
WHERE :
Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, The Shops at Stonefield

Yoga for the Outdoor Enthusiast- Hikers

Join local yoga instructor Eliza for a donation based in-store class to enhance your specific outdoor activities. This ALL LEVELS class will lengthen typical areas of tightness and then use poses and dynamic movement to increase mobility and athletic performance. Please call 434-977-4400 to reserve your space, a $5 donation is suggested. The class will be held 6-7pm.
WHERE :
Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, The Shops at Stonefield

Sunset Stand-Up-Paddleboard Tour, "Get Outdoors with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Week"

Join Mango Yoga Adventures on a beautiful sunset paddle on Beaver Creek Lake, 6:30-8:30pm. The cost is $49 per person, SUP, pfd, and paddle included. Mango Yoga Adventures will donate 25% of the proceeds to Wintergreen Adaptive Sports. The trip is limited to 9 paddlers, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to sign up.
WHERE :
Beaver Creek Lake Park 4365 Beaver Creek Park Road Charlottesville, VA 22901

Yoga for the Outdoor Enthusiast- Paddlers, "Get Outdoors with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Week"

Join local yoga instructor Eliza for a donation based in-store class to enhance your specific outdoor activities. This ALL LEVELS class will lengthen typical areas of tightness and then use poses and dynamic movement to increase mobility and athletic performance. Please call 434-977-4400 to reserve your space, a $5 donation is suggested. The class will be held 6-7pm.
WHERE :
Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, The Shops at Stonefield

Backpacking 101 Class. "Get Outdoors with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Week"

Join us on Wednesday August 6th for an in-store Backpacking 101 class. The class will be taught by Jere, who has experience hiking and backpacking around the world. Topics covered will include:
- Gear (packs, tents, sleeping bags/pads, etc.)
- Footwear ( boot vs. low top, waterproof vs. non-waterproof)
- Food (simple vs. gourmet)
- Water filtration (iodine, Aquamira, pumps, etc.)

The class is free, however we do ask you call us to sign up at 434-977-4400
WHERE :
Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, The Shops at Stonefield

Kayak Fishing Class, Part 1 in-store, "Get Outdoors with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Week"

Join BRMS staff and diehard anglers/paddlers Tim and Mark for an intro to kayak fishing. Kayak fishing is the largest growing segment of kayaking in the world and both these guys can teach you all you need to know. Mark is an American Canoe Association Coastal Kayak Instructor and Tim is an Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide. They will cover kayak fishing equipment, safety, communications, outfitting, and paddling skills. This class is limited to 6 participants and kayaks, paddles, and PFD's can be provided. Part 2 of the class will be on Saturday Aug. 9th. The class is FREE, please call 434-977-4400 to sign up.
WHERE :
Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, The Shops at Stonefield

Rivanna River Clean-up, "Get Outdoors with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Week"

The Rivanna River is a valued natural and recreational resource that runs right through Charlottesville. Join staff from BRMS and River Stewards from The Rivanna Conservation Association as we float a section of the Rivanna (section TBD) and clean up all the trash we can find. This trip is limited to 10 participants with kayaks, paddles, and pfd's provided if needed. The event is FREE, email Aaron Hammer, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to sign up.
WHERE :
The Rivanna River, Charlottesville VA

Kayak Fishing Class, Part 2 on-water, "Get Outdoors with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Week"

It's time to join BRMS staff and diehard paddlers/anglers Tim and Mark on the water for part 2 of the Kayak Fishing Class. It will be time to put what you learned in part 1 to use and get even more paddling and angling tips from your two instructors. You must have attended part 1 of the class to be on the water in part 2. Call 434-977-4400 to sign up.
WHERE :
South Fork Rivanna Reservoir, Charlottesville VA

Shenandoah National Park Clean-up, "Get Outdoors with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Week"

Join BRMS and Shenandoah National Park Trust staff as we go into SNP and clean up a trail, overlook, or picnic area. SNP is a national treasure in our backyard and it gets quite a bit of use, which unfortunately means trash and debris left around. The area for the cleanup is TBD, the SNP Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch before the event to let us know what area could use the most love. The event is FREE, and SNP is kind enough to waive the entrance fee for those coming to volunteer in the park. Simply state you are coming in for a cleanup event. Event is limited to 20 people. Please call 434-977-4400 to sign up
WHERE :
Shenandoah National Park

Boat Demo, Chris Greene Lake Park, Augst 16th, 10a-3p

Please join us at Chris Greene Lake Park on Saturday, August 16th from 10a-3p for a kayak and stand up paddleboard demo. We will have models on hand that reflect what we currently have in stock at the shop. The demo is free, however Albemarle County Parks & Rec does charge a fee to access their parks. We provide boats/boards, paddles, PFD’s, and some basic instruction. Please wear clothing/footwear you don’t mind getting wet (someone usually goes swimming…) and leave your cell phones, keys, and valuables safe on the shoreline. Mango Yoga Adventures out of Free Union will be on hand to demo yoga on stand up paddleboards. We will be there rain or shine, however, thunderstorms will delay or cancel the event. Please call 434-977-4400 for more info or weather cancellation questions.
WHERE :
Chris Greene Lake Park 4748 Chris Greene Lake Road Charlottesville, VA 22911

Boat Demo, Beaver Creek Lake, September 20th, 10a-3p

Please join us at Beaver Creek Lake Park on Saturday, September 20th from 10a-3p for a kayak and stand up paddleboard demo. We will have models on hand that reflect what we currently have in stock at the shop. The demo is free, however Albemarle County Parks & Rec does charge a fee to access their parks. We provide boats/boards, paddles, PFD’s, and some basic instruction. Please wear clothing/footwear you don’t mind getting wet (someone usually goes swimming…) and leave your cell phones, keys, and valuables safe on the shoreline. Mango Yoga Adventures out of Free Union will be on hand to demo yoga on stand up paddleboards. We will be there rain or shine, however, thunderstorms will delay or cancel the event. Please call 434-977-4400 for more info or weather cancellation questions.
WHERE :
Beaver Creek Lake Park 4365 Beaver Creek Park Road Charlottesville, VA 22901

Disaster and Wilderness First Aid Certification Course

Description:
Mired in the wilderness of an urban disaster zone, rural area far from hospital, or natural area miles from an access point … Hands-on learn how to save life and limb during the critical minutes or hours before ambulance / hospital hand-off.
The MEDIC SOLO disaster + wilderness first aid course is a blended experience of classroom and hands-on learning. ~50% of student time is spent rotating as mock rescuer and mock patient in realistic care-giving scenarios, making the most of learning-by-doing, and forming muscle memory.
Overview:
• No prerequisites
• For adults and focused youths ages 12+. Know your loved ones are safe wherever they are.
• Hands-on learn how to care for an injured / ill person during the critical minutes or hours before ambulance / hospital hand-off
• Blend of classroom instruction & hands-on rescue scenario practice
• Approved by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and the American Camping Association (ACA)
• 8:30am - 6:30pm each day both course days
• 2-year internationally-renowned SOLO WFA certification
• Counts as recertification for WFA, AWFA, WFR and wilderness part of W-EMT
Topics:
• Beyond the ‘golden hour’: wilderness/disaster-delayed EMS arrival injury challenges and long-term patient care
• Patient Assessment System: thorough patient examination, treatment, monitoring, safety, and documentation
• Orthopedic Injuries and Treatment: Sprains, Strains, Fractures, and Spinal Cord Management
• Circulatory System Form and Function: Heart, Blood, Blood Vessels, Lungs, Brain
• Soft Tissue Injuries and Wound Treatment: Contusions, Abrasions, Lacerations, Flap Avulsions, Amputation, Punctures, Impalements, Bites, Stings, Blisters, Burns, and Infections
• Environmental Injuries and Treatment: Cold, Heat, Dehydration and Wilderness Survival
• Medical Emergencies and Critical Care: Shock, Allergies, Shortness of Breath, Brain and Heart
• Patient movement: spinal cord precautions and clearing; pre- and post-evacuation treatment
Cost: $180 (advance registration online required) for the 2-day WFA
Register at www.solowfa.com
WHERE :
UVA Med School

Disaster and Wilderness First Aid Certification Course

Who: For adults and focused youth ages 12+ with solid attention spans-know your young adults are safe! Open to the general public. Instructor: Matthew Rosefsky, Geo Medic, Wilderness EMT, CERT, MRC.

What: Hands-on learn how to save life and limb during the critical minutes or hours before ambulance/hospital arrival, resulting in the SOLO WFA 2-year certification, approved by the ACA, BSA, & more.

No prerequisites. More info: www.solowfa.com or 434-465-8733

Cost: $180 (advance registration online required) for the 2-day WFA
WHERE :
TBD

LINKS OF INTEREST

Rivanna Trails Foundation
A local hiking trail network surrounding Charlottesville, Virginia

Piedmont Group of The Sierra Club
The Sierra Club is a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment. l

Hiking Upward
Find great day hikes and backpacking trips Virginia's in the Jefferson and Washington National Forests as well as Shenandoah National Park.

Outdoors Charlottesville
Outdoor Charlottesville is a diverse collection of adults from the Charlottesville area who are independent, active, & love the outdoors.

UVA Intramural Outdoor Recreation
Open to the community & UVA students, the Outdoor Rec department leads trips, teaches classes on outdoor skills & much more.

Albemarle County Parks & Recreation
Find some local outdoor activities at our county parks.

Outdoors at UVA
Outdoors at UVa is an exciting and fun outdoors club based at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, VA.

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation
Learn about the local parks, trails & events sponsored by Charlottesville's own Parks & Rec department.

Rivanna Conservation Society
RCS's mission is to safeguard the ecological, recreational, historical, cultural, and scenic resources of the Rivanna River.

Shenandoah National Park
An amazing resource for all of Virginia, Shenandoah National Park offers countless recreational opportunities for any outdoors lover.

The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club - Charlottesville Chapter

Shenandoah National Park Trust
Shenandoah National Park Trust supports projects that protect Shenandoah’s remarkable natural and historic resources and programs that make

Appalachian Trail Conservancy
The ATC's mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail-ensuring that it's vast natural beauty is preserved for the future.