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Water Conservation Education and Events

More than half of the water used during the spring and summer is used for outdoor watering. Help do your part to save water and money by learning more about water conservation. Aurora Water offers free, in-person and on-demand classes about efficient watering, water-wise landscapes, drought-tolerant plants and more.
For more in-person educational opportunities, Aurora Water will also host a Water-wise Day Expo this May and Coffee with Conservation throughout the summer. 

We will have classes throughout 2024, but the courses will show up by season. To sign up for conservation, recreation or sports programs, sign up or log in to the city's Xplor Recreation system using the gray button above.

If you have any trouble with signing up, logging in or registering for classes, you can call any of our recreation centers and have a staff person help you sign up. Call any of Aurora's recreation centers for help.

Additional educational resources by topic

Aurora Water Events

Join us at the Water-wise Day Expo on May 18

Join City Council and Aurora Water at the first annual Water-wise Day Expo from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, in the beautiful Aurora Water-wise Garden, located southeast of the Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway. The event will feature educational sessions beginning at 9 a.m. and going through 1 p.m.
Have questions about water efficiency? Come interact with local professionals and get your questions answered. Learn about programs and services offered by Aurora Water’s conservation team, including rebates, free landscape designs and water use assessments. Be sure to stick around for the multiple drawings for awesome giveaways.

Free breakfast and lunch will be available. 

Schedule of events:
9 a.m. - Welcome and irrigation efficiency
9:30 a.m. - Trees in water-wise transformation
10 a.m. - Veggies
11 a.m. - Composting
12 p.m. - Building pollinator super highways in the suburbs
1 p.m. - The water-wise landscapes of the future/Plant Select

There will be 30 minute water-wise garden tours at 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Coffee with conservation
Come join us at the Water-wise Garden for Coffee with Conservation. On the second Saturday, June through September, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., our staff will be available at our Water-wise Garden to answer your questions on all things water conservation. Free coffee will be provided as we talk water-wise landscaping, irrigation and touring the garden. Bring your curious mind and your favorite coffee mug!
Yoga in the garden
Saturdays in June from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Vinyasa (a.k.a. "flow yoga") is a style of yoga known for synchronizing movements and poses with the breath thereby creating a fluid sequence and transitioning from one pose to the next with each inhale or exhale. The sequences range from invigorating and dynamic to calming and meditative. Vinyasa yoga offers a challenging yet accessible practice for beginners and experienced practitioners looking to build strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility while also cultivating mindfulness and inner peace through breath and movement.

Sign up online.
Frequently Asked Questions

What if I don't register for a class in advance? 

While registration is required, we do get the occasional walk-in. These students will sign-in and receive credit for attending the class.

What if I need to leave a class early or if I'm running late?

Not a problem, we will not penalize anyone for needing to miss part of a class.

What about people who come in just to stay for five minutes and then leave?

That would be unfortunate because we’re providing a ton of useful information! But we do realize that emergencies come up. Staff will not be policing a student’s length of stay.


Questions or comments? Contact us by calling 303.739.7195 or emailing [email protected]

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