New Year’s Resolutions are a popular tradition. Whether you’re resolving to lose weight or resolving to re-prioritize your time, January 1 is the quintessential time to do it. The end of the year is also the best time to reflect on your resolutions from this year and come up with new goals for the year ahead.

Whatever your needs and wants are for 2019, below is a list of things in Montrose that can aid you in making your resolutions obtainable.

Physical Health

Montrose has a selection of workout locations! If losing weight or getting in shape is your 2019 goal, you’re in luck! Check out these local gyms:

  • Anytime Fitness
  • CrossFit Agoge
  • Gold’s Gym
  • Montrose Community Recreation Center
  • Montrose Field House

Get Centered

While some of the local gyms offer yoga & pilates classes, there are also private studios within the area. If you need to center your chi, these places are worth checking out:

  • Spring Creek Yoga
  • Tree of Life
  • Yoga House

Mental Health

It’s great that in this day and age, we – as a society – no longer believe in the stigma that taking care of one’s mental health is a bad thing. If that is something you want to focus on in the new year, here is a list of places in Montrose to get you started:

  • Center for Mental Health
  • Keys Counseling
  • Solutions Wellness Center
  • Totus Tuus Christian Counseling
  • …plus many independent counselors

Bucket List

These lists have been all the rage lately, so if you plan on creating one starting in 2019 or if you’re still working on yours, moving to Montrose, Colorado is a sure-way to cross off some of your bucket list goals!

☐ Hike/visit the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Montrose
☐ Stand Up Paddle (SUP) at Taviwach Park in Montrose
☐ Fly in a plane right out of the Montrose Regional Airport (with direct flights all over the country!)
☐ Cross-country ski/snowshoe atop the Uncompahgre Plateau
☐ Shoot a gun and learn the ins and outs of law enforcement by participating in the Montrose Citizens Police Academy
☐ Visit a western museum like Museum of the Mountain West or the Montrose County Historical Museum
☐ Check out a tipi (teepee) at the Ute Indian Museum in Montrose
☐ Kayak in the Montrose Water Sports Park at Riverbottom Park
☐ Perform in a play at Magic Circle Players community theatre in Montrose
☐ Sip craft beer or wine in any one of our local wineries or breweries
☐ Watch or participate in a rodeo during the Montrose County Fair & Rodeo
☐ Hunt anywhere on the Western Slope
☐ Mountain bike anywhere on the Western Slope
☐ Horseback ride anywhere on the Western Slope
☐ Gold pan in Western Slope historic waters
☐ Camp in a yurt made by the world-renowned Colorado Yurt Company headquartered in Montrose
☐ Golf at the three golf courses in Montrose
☐ Skydive at Ultimate Skydiving Adventures in Delta
☐ Ski at one of our surrounding ski-resorts (Crested Butte, Monarch, Powderhorn, or Telluride)
☐ Water ski at Sweitzer Lake State Park in Delta or at Ridgway State Park
☐ Soak in natural hot springs at Orvis Hot Springs, Ouray Hot Springs, or at the Wiesbaden Vaporcave
☐ Fly fish in Gold Medal waters at the Gunnison River
☐ Hike a 14er in the San Juan Mountains
☐ Ice climb at Ouray Ice Park
☐ Attend a world-famous film festival in Telluride
☐ Ride the historic Durango – Silverton Narrow Gauge steam train
☐ Attend the Telluride Hot Air Balloon Festival
☐ Ice fish in the Blue Mesa Reservoir
☐ Ride the highest-elevation, full-size roller coaster in America at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
☐ Stand in four states at one time by visiting the Four Corners Monument of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, & Utah
Buy your dream home by contacting Debbie Reed at Phelps Real Estate Group in Montrose, Colorado!

I wish you the best year in 2019! May all your dreams come true and only wonderful things come your way.
★ Happy New Year! ★

For additional information on the places or events listed above, visit these websites: Anytime Fitness | Crossfit Agoge | Gold’s Gym | Montrose Rec Center | Montrose Field House | Spring Creek Yoga | Tree of Life Yoga and Wellness | Yoga House | Center for Mental Health | Keys Counseling | Totus Tuus Christian Counseling | Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park | Montrose Regional Airport | Uncompahgre Plateau | Montrose Citizens Police Academy | Museum of the Mountain West | Montrose County Historical Museum | Ute Indian Museum | Montrose Water Sports Park | Magic Circle Players | Montrose County Fair & Rodeo | Colorado Yurt Company | Ultimate Skydiving Adventures | Crested Butte Mountain Resort | Monarch Mountain | Powderhorn Mountain Resort | Telluride Ski Resort | Sweitzer Lake State Park | Ridgway State Park | Orvis Hot Springs | Ouray Hot Springs | Weisbaden Vapor Cave | Gold Medal Waters | Mt. Sneffels 14er | Ouray Ice Park | Telluride Film Festival | MountainFlim Festival | Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad | Telluride Hot Air Balloon Festival | Ice Fishing at the Blue Mesa Reservoir | Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park | Four Corners National Monument