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The ARC will be closed from 4:00pm - 11:59pm on Saturday, January 18 The Recreation Center will be closed at 4 pm through the rest of the day for a private event. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

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Locations + Costs & Hours

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
  • 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

The Red Brick Recreation Center

View Address / Hours / Costs
110 East Hallam St (Suite 135)
Aspen, CO 81611
Admission Required Daily Admission / Recreation Pass / Aerial Arts Pass
  • Summer (April - December)
    Monday - Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday & SundayCLOSED
  • Winter (December 2 - April)
    Monday & Wednesday8:30am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday (Starts Dec. 7th)5pm-9pm
  • Holiday Hours
    New Year's Eve8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    New Year's DayClosed
    July 4thClosed
    Thanksgiving DayClosed
    Friday after ThanksgivingClosed
    Christmas Eve8:30am - 3:00pm
    Christmas Day - 12/25Closed
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Camps   Youth

Afterschool Club Ages: 5-10 Mondays / Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays / Fridays @ 3:15pm / 1:55pm (Camp)
General Info
Location › Aspen Elementary School
Ages › 5-10
Mondays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Tuesdays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Wednesdays › 1:55pm - 5:30pm
Thursdays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Fridays › 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Costs & Other Info
Mon, Tue, Thur & Fri › $15
Wed › $20
Julie Kline
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department afterschool for our new Afterschool Club. Afterschool Club is a state-licensed program for youth 5-10 yrs. 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 Element...
Chess Camp- Chess Wizards Ages: 5-11 (Camp)
General Info
Location › Aspen Recreation Center
Ages › 5-11
Costs & Other Info
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: 5-10 (Camp)
General Info
Location › Aspen Elementary School
Ages › 5-10
Costs & Other Info
per day › $48 ($44 Online)
Julie Kline
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department! Full Day Fun Camp with Aspen Rec is a state licensed program designed for youth 5-10 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. 13, Oct. 24 & 25, Oct. 31, Nov. 1, ...
Summer Art Camps Ages: 5 1/2 to 10 years old (Camp)
General Info
Ages › 5 1/2 to 10 years old
Costs & Other Info
Camp Cost › $275 per week
Red Brick Center for the Arts
The Red Brick Center for the Art's mission of creating colorful community starts with the youngest of artists. During the summer the Red Brick provides week-long day camps where children explore different themes each week through a variety of mediums such as papier-mâché, ceramics, mosaic, painting, collage and more! In addition to art making, campers will venture outside for a picnic and play i...

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 Epact, 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