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

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Santa Claus is coming to the ARC!

Santa Claus is coming to the ARC!

December 18, 2 - 5pm. Come meet Santa and let him know your holiday wish list. FREE photos with Santa.  Bring you kids, family and friends.  Enjoy complimentary cookies and hot cocoa. 


Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

The Aspen Recreation Center will observe the following reduced hours to celebrate the holiday season:

Christmas Eve (12/24): 9am - 6pm

Christmas Day (12/25): CLOSED

New Year's Eve (12/31): 9am - 6pm

New Year's Day (1/1/16): 11am - 6pm

Happy Holidays!


Text Messaging Program

Text Messaging Program

Would you like to be notified of upcoming events at the ARC by text message?

Please text code EZAHN64927 to phone number 313131 to join!


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.


Get Social With Us

Get Social With Us

Follows us on social media for information about Aspen Parks & Rec, great snaps, and mildly witty commentary.

Facebook: facebook.com/AspenParksandRec/

Twitter: twitter.com/APRTweets

Instagram: instagram.com/aspenrec/

Sports & Activities News

What's Happening

After School Program - Sign up now.

After School Program - Sign up now.

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.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 3:15-5:30pm - Cost: $15

Wednesday: 1:40-5:30pm - Cost: $20

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Learn to Slackline

Learn to Slackline

Slacklining is a great way to improve balance and make your core strong for any sport or activity. Lines are set up low to the ground for safer, easier walking and learning. No experience needed. We have multiple kinds of lines and set-ups for beginners and experts alike.

Monday 7:00-8:45pm & Wednesday 7:30-8:45pm @ Red Brick 

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Ski Conditioning

Ski Conditioning

Get your body ready for the ski season. Ski Conditioning Class Start now!!!

Mondays at 1pm @ Red Brick with Drew

Wednesdays at 1pm @ Red Brick with Asia

Low Impact Ski Conditioning @ ARC Tuesday 2:30-3:15pm with Linda

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Playhouse

Playhouse

Only $5 per child to come play.

Please see the attached schedule for updated times. 

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Sign up for Youth Karate Now!

Sign up for Youth Karate Now!

Now that the school year has started, youth karate is back in session!

Sign up today to reserve your spot!

Tuesday: 3:45 - 4:30pm Advanced Belts (orange belt and up)
              4:30 -5:15 pm Beginner Belts (white and yellow belts)

Thursday: 3:45 - 4:30pm Advanced Belts (orange belt and up)

                4:30 -5:15 pm Beginner Belts (white and yellow belts)

Our talented instructor, Elaine Kozel, is certified through The International Tang Soo Do Federation. She is a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do. Elaine will teach your kids the basics of karate, including self-discipline and gross motor skills. Elaine will also mentor them as they advance in the sport.

Class is held at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC).

Register here! »

2016 Winter Break Camp

2016 Winter Break Camp

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 days will be packed full of fun & educational activities.

Dec 19 thru Jan 2

Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am
Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost: $40 per day

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-10 year olds. All 5 year olds must be attending kindergarten and provide proof.

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Chicks Rock

Chicks Rock

Ladies Come Climb at the Red Brick for a Ladies Climbing Night. Tuesdays 6:00pm Starting Dec 6th.

Rec Centers News

Here's the Latest!

New Fitness Classes!

New Fitness Classes!

Please join us for the following NEW Fitness Classes: 

Ski Conditioning with Linda and Asia: Tuesdays from 2:30pm - 3:15pm at the ARC and Wednesdays from 1:00pm - 2:00pm at the Red Brick Recreation Center

Mat Pilates with Asia: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm.


Red Brick Winter Hours

Red Brick Winter Hours

Winter hours

Monday & Wednesdays: 8:30am - 9:00pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30am - 8:00pm

Friday: 8:30am - 3:00pm

 Saturday: 5:00-9:00pm

Sunday: CLOSED

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2016 Aspen Recreation Guide

The 2016 Aspen Recreation Guide

The 2016 Aspen Recreation Guide

The Aspen Recreation Guide is a one-stop shop of what is going on this Spring and Summer brought to you by the Aspen Parks & Recreation Department. There is something for everyone to do from our littlest guest to our seniors.

Summer camps, Adult and Youth Leagues, Golf, Tennis, miles of hiking trails to explore and more. View online now or email EventsAdminAspen@cityofaspen.com for a pdf to download.

Our facilities include: Aspen Recreation Center, Red Brick Recreation Center, Aspen Golf & Tennis Club and the beautiful public parks and trails throughout Aspen.  Click the link or view below, Enjoy!

Ice Sports News

What's Happening

Adult Winter Rec Hockey Leagues

Adult Winter Rec Hockey Leagues

Sign up for the winter rec hockey leagues starting on 11/4/16 - 3/25/17.    Full equipment is required. Full equipment includes helmet, gloves, elbow pads, shin guards, pants and skates. All participants must be 18 years of age or older. 

Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced leagues available $320 for the season.  Learn more here.


Aspen Ice Spectacular Skating Show - December 17th

Aspen Ice Spectacular Skating Show - December 17th

The ARC is please to host the Revolutions Skating Club in their Aspen Ice Spectacular performance on December 17th, 2016 at 5:00pm.

Come experience the show yourself! Tickets can be purchased at the Wheeler Box Office: (970) 920-5770.

Cost: $75 VIP in Advance, $100 VIP at the Door; $35 General Admission; $20 Students (4-18) and Seniors (70+).

Children 3 years old and under are free with a paying adult.

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

Golf & Tennis Club Closed for the Season!

Golf & Tennis Club Closed for the Season!

Thank you for a wonderful golf and tennis season!

Both the golf course and tennis club are closed for the winter season!

See you in the spring!