Aspen Recreation Center (ARC)

The Aspen Recreation Center (aka “The ARC”) is Aspen’s premier recreation center. The facility provides a variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages — from rock climbing to hockey and youth classes to weight & cardio rooms.
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Address
0861 Maroon Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
    Hours
  • Year-Round
    Monday - Friday6:00am - 9:00pm
    Saturday9:00am - 8:00pm
    Sunday11:00am - 6:00pm
  • Twilight Hours
    Monday - SaturdayLast 90 Minutes of Operation
Costs
Admission RequiredDaily Admission / Fun Pass
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ARC Facilities
ARC Amenities
  • Limited Bathing Suits & Swim Gear Shop
  • Lock Rental for Lockers
  • Locker Room
  • Public WiFi
  • Snack Bar
  • Towel Rental
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Red Brick Recreation Center

The Red Brick Recreation Center has been a cornerstone of Aspen Recreation for years and continues to offer a wide variety of fun activities for all ages. Facility rentals are also available for family reunions, birthdays parties, and more!
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Address
110 East Hallam St (Suite 135)
Aspen, CO 81611
    Hours
  • Summer (May - October)
    Monday - Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday & SundayCLOSED
  • Winter (November - April 22)
    Monday & Wednesday8:30am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    SaturdayCLOSED
    SundayCLOSED
Costs
Admission RequiredDaily Admission / Fun Pass
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Red Brick Facilities
Red Brick Amenities
  • Climbing Shoe & Harness Rental
  • Locker Room
  • Showers
  • Slackline
  • Towel Rental
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Here's the Latest!

Private Swim Lessons Available

Private Swim Lessons Available

Private Swim Lessons are still available during the spring!

Half-hour lessons range from $35 to $41, depending on the instructor.

Please contact the front desk at the ARC at 970-544-4100 to fill out a request form.

Once a request form is filled out, an instructor will contact you to schedule your lesson!


Last Kayaking Session at the ARC - August 30th

Last Kayaking Session at the ARC - August 30th

There is only one kayaking session left at the ARC Pool - Tuesday, August 30th! Join us one last time before the end of the season!

Kayaking Roll Sessions at the ARC Pool:

  • First Session: 6:00 - 7:30pm
  • Second Session: 7:30 - 8:30pm 

Cost: Admission + $5

You must bring your own equipment!

Maximum of 15 boats per session. First come, first served. 

Classes are offered during this open roll sessions through the Aspen Kayaking Academy. Please call (970) 925-4433 to request a class or visit their website at http://www.aspenkayakacademy.com.


ARC Tennis and Pickleball Courts are still open!

ARC Tennis and Pickleball Courts are still open!

The tennis court and four pickleball courts at Iselin Field (next to the ARC) are FREE and open to the public.

You can view or reserve pickleball court times at aspentennis.com. It is free to view court reservations; however, you must purchase the Tennis Access Pass for $5 in order to reserve court time. Walk-on play is still allowed; however reservations take priority over walk-ons.

Pickleball equipment is available for rent at the ARC front desk (except during the closure: September 3rd - 25th).

Rental Fee: $5 per set with a $75 deposit. CREDIT CARDS ONLY!

A rental agreement/waiver must be signed at the ARC front desk before equipment can be rented.

The $75 rental deposit will be refunded to your credit card once all of the equipment is returned and a valid receipt is presented at the front desk.

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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!

Facility Rentals

Got a special event coming up? A birthday, anniversary, or company event? Many of our facilities are available for rent for your next gathering at affordable prices!