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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
    Saturday8:00am - 8:00pm (until 8/12)
    Sunday9:00am - 6:00pm (until 8/12)
  • 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 22 - October)
    Monday, Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday & SundayCLOSED
  • Winter (November 6 - April 21)
    Monday & Wednesday8:30am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday (Starts December 2nd)5pm-9pm
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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
Costs & Other Info
Mon, Tue, Thur & Fri › $15
Wed › $20
Julie Kline
Afterschool Club Details
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...
Chess Camp- Chess Wizards Ages: 5-11 (Camp)
General Info
Location › Red Brick Recreation for Arts
Ages › 5-11
Costs & Other Info
Chess Camp- Chess Wizards Details
Chess Wizards offers summer and holiday vacation camps for children 6-12. We’ve developed an interactive day-camp format which includes all kinds of activities to keep kids both physically and mentally engaged during their time with us. Team chess games, puzzles, skill-building, and team and individual physical games are just some of the ways we integrate the whole person into our camp activities....
Full Day Fun Camp Ages: 5-11 (Camp)
General Info
Location › Aspen Elementary School
Ages › 5-11
Costs & Other Info
per day › $45 ($43 Online)
Desiree Whitehead
Full Day Fun Camp Details
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department! Full Day Fun Camp 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. Dates:   Sept 28th; Oct 25th & 26th; Nov 1st, 2nd,...
Summer Camp Ages: 5-10 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday @ 7:30am (Camp)
General Info
Ages › 5-10
Dates › June 4 – August 22
Monday › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Friday › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Costs & Other Info
per day - resident › $45 ($43 Online)
per day - non resident › $70 ($66 Online)
Desiree Whitehead

Julie Kline
Summer Camp Details
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department during summer break. All camps are state licensed programs designed for youth 5-10 years old (5 years old must be attending kindergarten). Days will be packed full of fun & educational activities such as swimming, skating, climbing, hiking, rafting and much more. All Camps Meet at Aspen High School: JUNE 4th,5th & 6th we will be in the Black Box T...

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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