Look forward to our annual

Tickets $30 per person.  Click here for details.


 Tri-Star Basketball Shootout

Tri-Star Basketball Regional Qualifier is for boys and girls between the age of 8 and 13.

The competition begins in January and February when Optimist Clubs in Colorado and Wyoming sponsor Local Contests.  Kids compete against others in their own age and gender group (12 groups) in 3 skills: dribbling, shooting and passing.  Awards are given to the winners of each group.   For a detailed description go to http://www.tristarbasketball.org/


  • Set-up
  • registration
  • crowd control
  • scoring
  • awards
  • take-down

Call Ron Benson, 720-879-3927

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Want to learn more about the Wheat Ridge Optimist Club?

The Wheat Ridge Optimist Club is a service organization dedicated to “bringing out the best in kids”. It is one of over 2,900 Optimist International member clubs located all around the world dedicated to programs that support the youth in each community.

The Wheat Ridge Optimist Club sponsors and supports a number of dynamic youth-oriented programs through area schools and youth organizations. Learn more about our activities and how you can join in.

We meet each Wednesday for breakfast in Wheat Ridge:

Wheat Ridge Rec Center
4005 Kipling, Carnation Room
7:00 am – 8:00 am
720-580-2171 (voice or text)

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