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Aspen Recreation Center Closure: September 3rd - 25th

Aspen Recreation Center Closure: September 3rd - 25th

The Aspen Recreation Center will be CLOSED for cleaning and maintenance from September 3rd through September 25th. 

The ARC will reopen at 6:00am with normal hours on Monday, September 26th.

We apologize for any inconvenience this causes you! 


October Swim Lessons!

October Swim Lessons!

Sign up now for October Group Swim Lessons!

Lessons are available on weekdays after school and on Saturdays!

Registration Deadline: October 1st!

Register Here! »

Happy Halloween - Boo Bash!

Happy Halloween - Boo Bash!

Please bring your kids and join the Aspen Recreation Department and Red Brick Center for the Arts for the Boo Bash - a Halloween Celebration at the Aspen Firehouse on Monday, October 31st.

Free food, games, and arts & crafts will be happening from 3:00-5:00pm!

Dress up in your best costume (adults too!) and join the festivities!


Swim Meet - Entire Aquatics Area Closure!

Swim Meet - Entire Aquatics Area Closure!

The ARC is pleased to host a swim meet for the Aspen Swim Club on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th. 

The entire aquatics area will be closed for the weekend to the public to host the meet. 

The pool will reopen with normal hours on Monday, October 10th. 

Good luck swimmers!


I Want You to Work for Us!

I Want You to Work for Us!

We have several exciting opportunities for YOU at the Aspen Recreation Center!

Climbing Tower or Batting Cage Attendant—starting pay $13 –$17 per hour (part-time, year-round)

Guest Services Specialist at the Front Desk - starting pay $13-$17 per hour (part-time, year-round)- At least one year of guest services experience preferred.

Please call 970-544-4100 for more information. 

Pick up a job application at the ARC Front Desk!


Recreation Photo Contest!

Recreation Photo Contest!

Take a great photo of Aspen Recreation Activities and win some prizes!

One (1) winner will receive a $50 Aspen Recreation Gift Card and two (2) daily admissions to the ARC!

Email your pictures to Susan Arenella at Susan.Arenella@cityofaspen.com.

If you have any questions, please contact Susan at (970) 920-5140.

By submitting your photo, you are allowing us to use it on social media websites and in printed materials.


CALL FOR ASPEN RECREATION CENTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER

CALL FOR ASPEN RECREATION CENTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER

The Aspen Recreation Center is currently seeking interested individuals who would like to sit on the Recreation Center Citizens Advisory Committee. The two year appointment is open to individuals interested in representing the interests of the swimming community and general uses of the facility. Individuals must reside in Pitkin County and for a period of not less than 1 year. The Advisory Committee is made up of 7 individuals representing ice activities, swimming activities, the Aspen Youth Center, and general interests of the community as they relate to the Recreation Center.

The Aspen Recreation Center Citizen Advisory Committee meets once per month on the first Tuesday from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. The Committee assists staff with policy direction, review of financials, scheduling, master planning and various interests at the direction of the City Council.

◦Those individuals who are interested are asked to submit a resume’ and letter of interest to the Recreation Center front desk no later than September 30th, 2015. Please identify:
• Why you are interested
• Any relevant background you may bring to the committee which best qualifies you as a swimming representative.
• Where you reside
• Other pertinent information you feel may be helpful

A decision on these representatives will be made in October and confirmed by City Council in November.
Questions may be directed to:

Tim Anderson
City of Aspen Recreation Director
(970) 544-4104 or tim.anderson@cityofaspen.com


Take Our Survey!

Take Our Survey!

Tell us how we're doing! 

By taking our annual survey, you'll spend a quick 5 minutes providing us with valuable information that we can use to improve our offerings and how we deliver them to you. Please help us to help you. Thank you.

Click here for survey! »

Public Skate at the Aspen Ice Garden

Public Skate at the Aspen Ice Garden

During the closure of the ARC for its annual maintenance, come to the Aspen Ice Garden for Public Skate at just $5/person.  Please click this button for our September daily schedule at the Aspen Ice Garden:

September AIG Schedule »