Here's What's Happening @ Aspen Parks & Recreation

Here's What's New...

NEW! COOL POOL FAMILY PASS

NEW! COOL POOL FAMILY PASS

Rain or shine beat the heat this summer with the 1 month Cool Pool Family Pass for Just $149* (family of 4). The Pass includes: Aquatic Facilities, Public Skate / ice skating, Climbing tower & just lounging in the yard at the Aspen Recreation Center. Family of 5 pricing can be found here  http://www.aspenrecreation.com/passes/. Restrictions: No classes, fitness/weight room or use of Red Brick Rec Center. Offer ends 8/8/17.

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Visitors! - Purchase Daily Admission Pass Online Now!

Visitors! - Purchase Daily Admission Pass Online Now!

Whether you're visiting Aspen for the first time or are a returning visitor, the Aspen Recreation Center is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip! 

We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to pay for your Daily Admission in advance online. 

Click the purchase link below, either log in or create an account, and select the combination of adult, youth and senior One Day Passes that fit your needs. 

**One Day Passes are valid for one week from the day of purchase or until the admission has been used up, whichever comes first.**

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Chess Wizards Summer Camp

Chess Wizards Summer Camp

Chess Wizards Summer Camp: Ages K - 8th Grade

When: July 17 - 21: Monday - Friday: 9am - 3pm

Program Fee: $275

Where: Birthday Room at the Aspen Recreation Center

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Batting Cages are Open!

Batting Cages are Open!

The batting cages are open for the season -  $1 for 16 pitches. 

Monday through Friday 3pm to 7pm |  Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm. Weather permitting.


July Pickleball Clinics

July Pickleball Clinics

Looking to learn how to play Pickleball or just fine tune your skills? Well we have just the clinic for you!

July Clinic: $45

When: July 13th, 20th and 27th: 9am - 10am

Where: Iselin Pickleball Courts

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Get Social With Us

Get Social With Us

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Sports & Activities News

What's Happening

MTB SKILLS & DRILLS

MTB SKILLS & DRILLS

MTB Skills and Drills

Ages: Adults (Max of 6 participants)

Level: Beginner and Intermediate

Cost: $70 per person online, $75 per person desk rate

Dates: August 5th & 19th

Times:9:00AM-3:00PM

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Class will consist of IMBA skills and drills for beginner and intermediate riders with a certified instructor. Class will improve your balance, comfort and confidence on the bike to help you gain the skills needed to get out on the trails and rip it up! Please have flat pedals and use running or flat soled shoes as we will be on and off the bike a lot. Please bring your bike, helmet, gloves, optional safety pads (knee/elbow)recommended, lunch, water(bladder),snacks and a pack to carry your extra tube, tools, clothes etc.... Meet at Red Brick facility. You must have your own bike and equipment or rent one from a local shop. This will be a fun relaxed class to work on riding, make some friends and improve your bike skills!

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2017 Summer Day Camp

2017 Summer Day Camp

Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department during summer break. All camps are state licensed programs 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. Days will be packed full of fun & educational activities

Dates:
June 5th- August 24th
(Camp is held Monday through Friday)

ALL CAMPS WILL MEET AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN CAFETERIA

NO CAMP JULY 4th

Times:Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am
Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Cost:
Residents: $40 per day Online
$42 per day Desk/Phone

Non-Residents: $70 per day Online

$66 per day Desk/Phone
Other fees for special activities and field trips.

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-11 year olds.

NEW!!! CAMPERS WILL BE SPLIT UP INTO THREE DIFFERENT CAMPS 5-6 year olds, 7-8 year olds, & 9-10 year olds with age appropriate activities.

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: cdhs.state.co.us

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

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 done 24 Hrs before attending. There is NO day of registration. ***

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.

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Playhouse

Playhouse

Only $5 per child to come play.

Super Playhouse is now on Monday mornings: 8:30am-11:45am.

Please see the attached schedule for updated times. 

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Zumbini

Zumbini

ZUMBINI is created by Zumba and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4. The Zumbini program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can't-stop, won't-stop bonding, learning and fun!

Each session includes a free Zumbini Bundle!!

An original songbook and music to continue the fun at home!

Age: 0-4 years

Location: ARC Room #209

Dates:

Saturdays (June 10th- August 12th)

Fee:

$195 for 10 week session

$25 Drop In (If space is Available)

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Strider2Pedal Program

Strider2Pedal Program

Strider 2 Pedal Program

Roaring Fork Cycling and Aspen Recreation are collaborating to create opportunities for Aspen's youngest aspiring cyclists.

Striders Riders: Age 3 & 4

All participants need to have their own strider or pedal bike and wear a helmet to participate. Class will consist of fun drills and games to develop balance, coordination and bike handling. Class will meet Tuesday July 11- August 8 at the Red Brick Recreation Facility. 1 day drop in fee is $25.

Cost: $100 for 5 days and $25 per day drop in. Max of 6 kids

Pedal Riders: Age 4&5

All participants need to have their own strider or pedal bike and wear a helmet to participate. Class will consist of moving from the strider bike to the pedal bike using balance and handling. Class will meet Tuesday July 11- August 8 at the Red Brick Recreation Department. 1 day drop in fee is $25.

Cost: $100 for 5 days and $25 per day drop in. Max of 6 kids

Explorer Riders: Age 5&6

All participants need to have their own strider or pedal bike and wear a helmet to participate. Class will consist of riders with strong enough skills to go on a local adventure with a coach and their friends. Class will meet Tuesday July 11-August 8 at the Red Brick Recreation Department. 1 day drop in fee is $25.

Cost: $100 for 5 days and $25 per day drop in. Max of 6 kids

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Aspen Field of Dreams Softball Tournament

Aspen Field of Dreams Softball Tournament

NEW Aspen ASA Adult Softball Tournament. Featuring the "Field of Dreams" and the new Grand Slam safety fence. This will be a Men's Competitive Tournament. Tournament will take place August 25th, 26th and 27th at Iselin field in beautiful Aspen, Colorado.

CLICK link to Aspen Times "Field of Dreams" article.

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/aspens-iselin-field-adds-state-of-the-art-safety-fence/

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Ice Sports News

What's Happening

Bob Johnson Hocky School Starts Next Week

Bob Johnson Hocky School Starts Next Week

Get ready for another great year at the Bob Johnson Hockey School!

Player Registration begins on Sunday, July 23rd at noon.

For a detailed schedule of events, please see the link below.

"It's a great day for hockey!"

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Hockey Mountain High Tournament

Hockey Mountain High Tournament

Join us for a weekend of fun at the Hockey Mountain High Tournament at the Aspen Recreation Center!

September 29th - October 1st, 2017

Adult Open & Rec Division Tournament

Early Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 10th

Cost: $925 Early Registration, $1000 Registration after September 10th.

Registration Deadline: September 15th

Details: 3 Game Guarantee, Excellent Hotel Deals, Discounted Golf ($30 with cart), Championship Prizes...and more!

Contact: Tim Ware (tim.ware@cityofaspen.com), 970-429-1733

Please register your team online at the link below.

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Parks Deptartment News

What's Happening

Interactive Trail Map - download to your gps/phone

Interactive Trail Map - download to your gps/phone

New to our site we have an interactive map. This map will show you area trails, give you elevations, distance and is downloadable to your gps device. 

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Parks, Parks & More Parks

Parks, Parks & More Parks

Did you know Aspen Maintains over 30 parks, everything from peaceful escapes with water features to kid friendly playgrounds and of course the well known bike park and John Denver Sanctuary. We hope you get out side and play....Often!

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Golf & Tennis Club News

What's Happening

New Summer Tennis Passes!

New Summer Tennis Passes!

We are pleased to offer three new tennis passes this summer:

Tennis - Summer - Individual Pass: $177
Tennis - Summer - Couples Pass: $252
Tennis - Summer - Family Pass: $327

These passes are valid from 6/1/17 - 9/30/17.

That's four months for the price of three!

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Red Mountain Grill Specials at the Aspen Golf & Tennis Club

Red Mountain Grill Specials at the Aspen Golf & Tennis Club

NEW MENU

Come out and try our new Sandwich menu and our new Entree menu!

Sample new items: The Chop, Blackened Salmon, Teriyaki Tuna, Carne Asada, Tempura Fish & Chips, Seafood Tacos...

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LOBSTER NIGHT

Every Saturday June 17th - September 2nd


Dinner Includes:

  • Cup of homemade New England style clam chowder
  • 1.25 pound Maine lobster fresh boiled with drawn butter
  • Fresh sweet corn on the cobb
  • Steamed red potatoes
  • Desert: chef's choice
  • Glass of La Terre Chardonnay or Cabernet
  • $45 per person
  • tax & gratuity not included

Reservations Required!  970-544-6336

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Houston Methodist Event

The Aspen Golf Club is proud to host the Houston Methodist Hospitals annual golf event July 17th.

For more information please contact the Aspen Golf Club at 970-429-1949.