Aspen Recreation Center (a.k.a. the "ARC")

The Aspen Recreation Center is Currently Closed The City of Aspen is working hard to protect the health of our community & visitors and to that end you will see that we have closed various City facilities to the public starting on 3/12/2020:

The Aspen Recreation Center (& Iselin Courts), Red Brick Gym, Aspen Ice Garden, Aspen Tenis Club, and Red Brick Center for the Arts are closed until further notice. Please know all Recreation Passes will be extended for the amount of time the facilities are closed. Thank you.
The Iselin Tennis Courts are Currently Closed Are currently closed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding.

Current ARC Facility Usage

closed Yoga/Fitness Room0 people
closed Weight Room0 people
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ARC Advisory Committee

The Aspen Recreation Advisory Committee's mission is to create and enhance quality recreational opportunities for youth, locals, and visitors to Aspen.

Meeting Time 1st Tuesday of every month
Location Aspen Recreation Center, Green Room

View Committee Info »

Aspen Recreation Center Info


Address › 0861 Maroon Creek Rd » View Map


  • Year-Round
    Monday - Friday6:00am - 9:00pm
    Saturday9:00am - 8:00pm
    Sunday11:00am - 6:00pm
  • Twilight Hours
    Monday - SaturdayLast 90 Minutes of Operation
  • Holiday Hours
    Christmas Eve6:00am - 6:00pm
    Christmas DayClosed
    New Year's Eve6:00am - 6:00pm
    New Year's Day9:00am - 6:00pm
    Memorial Day9:00am - 6:00pm
    July 4th12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Labor Day9:00am - 6:00pm
    Thanksgiving DayClosed
    Easter SundayClosed


Admission Required Daily Admission / Recreation Pass


  • Limited Bathing Suits & Swim Gear Shop
  • Lock Rental for Lockers
  • Locker Room
  • Public WiFi
  • Snack Bar
  • Towel Rental

Sports & Activities

Additional Aspen Recreation Center Info

The Aspen Recreation Center, also known as the “ARC”, provides a variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Try rock climbing for the first time, join a pick-up game of hockey, participate in mom-and-me ice skating classes, learn how to play the guitar, experience tots and youth art classes, attend mixed martial arts and karate classes, take swim lessons, or just kick back and float for hours in our lazy river.

Enjoy our state-of-the-art fitness center featuring an aerobic studio, a media-enhanced cardio room, and a weight room. Our cardio room includes elliptical trainers, treadmills, several types of stationary bikes, stair climbers, and a rowing machine, each with its own television so you can enjoy your favorite shows while you work out. The weight room includes a wide variety of different resistance machines for toning and strengthening each part of your body.

Rental/Reservation Info » 970-544-4105

Imagine a party to be remembered! You can rent the Aspen Recreation Center just for you and your friends to skate, climb, swim and more! The Aspen Recreation Center also offers special large group rates making it easy and affordable to get everyone together.

Schedule Your Next Event Today! Call (970) 544-4105 or email Erin Hutchings » [email protected]

Birthday Room Rental/Reservation Info

Birthday Room Rental Fee  › $150

Please call (970) 544-4100 to check availability and reserve the Birthday Room today! 

Please call "The Pantry", our food vendor, at (970) 306-3568 to request any additional food & drink items. You are welcome to bring your own birthday cake and ice cream!

Renters are expected to clean the room after the party so that it is ready to go for the next user. Trash cans and a vacuum will be provided.  

NEW! We are now offering the Aspen Youth Center as an option for your next party! Center includes foosball, air hockey, pool tables, ping pong, and use of the gymnasium! Party attendees also have the options of climbing, swimming, and or ice skating (check in advance for climbing and skating hours). 2 hours for $350 up to 20 kids.
Minimum age requirement for use of the Youth Center is 9 years old and parents or guardians must always be in attendance.

NEW! For an additional $20 - $50, let us help you take some of the stress out of party planning!

Choose from 7 different party themes or color scheme or, create your own! We will set it all up as well as take it all down. You also have the option to add a party project or party favor.

Let us order and pick up a personalized birthday cake! Various sizes and flavors available.

Add-ons available for either party room.

Please call the Aspen Recreation Center at 970-544-4100 for more information.

Iselin Pickleball Courts Rental/Reservation Info

 From 10/1 through 5/30/20 the outdoor courts will be on a first come first served basis. Racquets can be rented at the front desk of the Aspen Rec Center during business hours, fee: $20.

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