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The ARC will be closed from Saturday, September 9, 2017 - Sunday, September 17, 2017

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Locations + Costs & Hours

Available @ the following locations: (Click the links to see more info about that facility or click the + icon to view basic info for that facility)

The Aspen Recreation Center

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0861 Maroon Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Admission Required Daily Admission / Recreation Pass / Pool Pass
  • Year-Round
    Monday - Friday6:00am - 9:00pm
    Saturday9:00am - 8:00pm
    Sunday11:00am - 6:00pm
  • Twilight Hours
    Monday - SaturdayLast 90 Minutes of Operation

The Red Brick Recreation Center

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110 East Hallam St (Suite 135)
Aspen, CO 81611
Admission Required Daily Admission / Recreation Pass / Aerial Arts Pass
  • Summer (April 17 - October)
    Monday, Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday8:30am - 7:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday & SundayCLOSED
  • Winter (November - April 16)
    Monday & Wednesday8:30am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
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Camps   Youth

Afterschool Club Ages: 5-11 Mondays / Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays / Fridays @ 3:15pm / 1:40pm (Camp)
General Info
Location › Aspen Elementary School
Ages › 5-11
Mondays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Tuesdays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Wednesdays › 1:40pm - 5:30pm
Thursdays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Fridays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Mon, Tue, Thur & Fri › $15
Wed › $20
Afterschool Club Info
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department afterschool for our new Afterschool Club. Afterschool Club is a state-licensed program for youth 5-11yrs. Program will include homework help and lots of fun recreational activities. THINGS TO BRING: Snacks Homework Proper Attire for Daily Activities (Swim suit, towel, warms clothes, etc) All participants meet in the cafeteria of the Aspen Elementa...
Full Day Fun Camp Ages: 5-11 (Camp)
General Info
Location › Aspen Elementary School
Ages › 5-11
per day › $42 ($40 Online)
Full Day Fun Camp Info
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department! Playdays with Aspen Rec is a state licensed program designed for youth 5-11 years old (5 years old must be attending kindergarten) to come have fun with the Recreation Department staff on the days that they don’t have school. The dayz will be packed full of fun & educational activities. Dates:   September 29th, October 26th & 27th, November 2nd,...

Youth Camps Videos

Within the Aspen Parks and Recreation Department, we offer many different camps to keep kids busy and having fun. We're always on top of current and fun activities to keep things exciting and new. As well as camps, we offer resources for different childcare programs to help parents feel secure and informed about who is caring for their children. Stop by The Red Brick Recreation Center or call us at (970) 920-5140 if you have further questions.

General Camp Information

Youth will participate in a state-licensed program with qualified counselors. City of Aspen Day Camp is a State of Colorado licensed program and follows all State Regulations. For rules and regulations, please visit:

Camper Supplies

All campers need the following supplies for camp every day!

  • Lunch
  • Backpack
  • 2 Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Close-Toed Shoes
  • Swimsuit
  • Proper Clothing
  • Towel
  • Filled water bottle with closable cap

Day Camp Registration

NEW!!!!!! We are moving to an online registration forms system. We will no longer be taking the paper registration forms. Once parents pay the one time activity fee and register for days. They will be receiving an email from Epack, our online registration site, with a link to fill out and submit the forms. These only have to be completed once a year.

*** Registration must be completed 24 Hrs before attending. Space is limited so sign up early to avoid disappointment***

Proof of Residency Requirement

To receive proof of residency, one of the following must be presented from the primary caretaker of the child you are registering! This must be sent in with Registration forms (1) business day before attending.

  1. Tax Assessment
  2. Drivers License from Pitkin, Garfield, and Eagle County Zip Codes:
    81611, 81612, 81650, 81652, 81649, 81620, 81615, 81621, 81601, 81647, 81655, 81637, 81623, 81642, 81623, 81602, 81632, 80423, 81654, 81656, 81636, 81635, 81621, 81645, 81631, 80463, 80426, 81658, 81657
  3. Vehicle Registration from Pitkin, Garfield and Eagle Counties
  4. Listing in Aspen Phone Directory
  5. Pay stub from business operation in Pitkin County

Refunds & Cancellations

All cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance in order to receive credit for another day. Please call the day camp message system at (970) 429-2087 and leave a message, or (970) 920-5140 for more information.

Comments, Concerns or Complaints

Aspen City Day Camp is enrolled in a childcare program that is licensed by the Colorado Department of Human Services. The license indicates that the program has met the required standards of the operation of a childcare facility. If you have not done so, please ask to see the license. We want to hear from you if you have questions or concerns about your child’s care. We will make every effort to resolve any issues or concerns you have about the program.

Complaints regarding suspected licensing violations must be reported to:

Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care
1575 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203-1714
p. 303-866-5958

Complaints regarding the actual program should be reported to the Camp Director or the Operations Manager:

Camp Director: Desiree Whitehead, 970-920-5140
Operations Manager: Susan Arenella, 970-920-5140