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

Here's What's New...

NEW: Fitness Class Online Registration:

NEW: Fitness Class Online Registration:

Fitness Class Online Registration:

·        New! Online Registration for all BODY PUMP Classes starts Jan 14th, 2018.  Go to AspenRecreation.com > click Event Calendar (top right in navigation) to reserve your spot!

·        Priority will be given to those who register. If class is full nonregistered guests could be asked to leave

Click the Learn More button for instructions on how to reserve your spot in Body Pump class.  

Learn More »

Swim Meet - Lap Pool Closure!

Swim Meet - Lap Pool Closure!

The ARC is pleased to host a swim meet for the High School Swim Team on Friday, January 19th from 12pm until 10pm.

The lap pool will be closed during is time to host the meet.

Good luck swimmers!


Indoor Pickleball is back!

Indoor Pickleball is back!

Ready for some Pickleball???  When: Saturdays, 9am-12pm 
Where: Aspen Elementary School Gym.
Cost: $5 drop in fee – cash only, please!  first come, first serve basis

Equipment: Paddles and indoor balls available for use.  One game rotation – play to 11, win by 2 – players shall relinquish the court after completion of one set or one hour, whichever is first.


Aspen Golf Simulator

Aspen Golf Simulator

Why watch the PGA tour professionals play golf during the winter when you can play the same courses from right here in Aspen? The Aspen Golf Club and the Red Mountain Grill have partnered to: allow you to get your swing back on the range, play your favorite course or just have a good time with your friends and family.

For more details or to make a reservation please go to aspengolf.com and click "Book a Tee Time" or call 970-429-1949. We look forward to this new addition!

Hours of operation:  December 1, 2017 – March 18, 2018 from Thursday – Monday:  1pm – 8pm*

Fees:  1/2 hour: $20.00     1 hour: $40.002 hours: $80 (max of six players) Only one player needs to book the simulator online.

Purchase a 20, 1/2 hour punch pass for $350, exp. 3/18/2018.

Purchase Simulator Punch Pass »

Take Our Survey!

Take Our Survey!

Tell us how we're doing! 

By taking our annual survey, you'll spend a quick 5 minutes providing us with valuable information that we can use to improve our offerings and how we deliver them to you. Plus, people who complete the survey will be entered to win a 20-punch pass.  Thank you!

Click here for survey! »

Get Social With Us

Get Social With Us

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Facebook: facebook.com/AspenParksandRec/

Twitter: twitter.com/APRTweets

Instagram: instagram.com/aspenrec/

Sports & Activities News

What's Happening

Sewing Class - Tuesdays

Sewing Class - Tuesdays

Want to get better at sewing? Need a sewing machine to practice on? Start with the basics and progress to more challenging projects under the guidance of our accomplished instructor! Each month will have a different theme!

Every Tuesday from 4-5:45pm, Room 209 at the Aspen Recreation Center
Cost: $15 drop-in!
Bring materials and threads of choice. Some basic materials provided.
Sewing machines, seam rippers, scissors, and pins provided.


Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit is a fitness class taught in the lap pool on inflatable boards that is meant to increase balance, improve health, and athletic performance. Who doesn’t want that for their kids!? Oh yeah, it’s really fun too!!

Get ready to laugh, smile, and get wet!

When: Fridays from 3:30 - 4:00pm

Cost: Daily admission or membership

Kids must be able to swim and be comfortable in chilly water.


Open Diving Sessions with Coaching

Open Diving Sessions with Coaching

Join us for new open diving sessions at the ARC pool on Friday nights.

When: Fridays from 6 -7pm.

 Cost: Daily Admission or Membership

Bonus!: Trevor will be there to supervise and offer coaching assistance!

All diving levels welcome!


After School Program - Sign up now.

After School Program - Sign up now.

Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department after school 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.

**NEW** Afterschool Club Punch Pass - 10 days of Afterschool Club for $150 (including Wednesdays!). Purchase now and start saving!

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

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

View Details »

Playhouse

Playhouse

Only $5 per child to come play.

Super Playhouse is now on Friday mornings: 8:30am-11:45am.

Please see the attached schedule for updated times. 

View Details »

Rec Centers News

Here's the Latest!

NEW!!! ONLINE BODY PUMP CLASS REGISTRATION

NEW!!! ONLINE BODY PUMP CLASS REGISTRATION

NEW! Online Registration for all BODY PUMP Classes starts Jan. 14, 2018

Go to AspenRecreation.com
to reserve your spot!

Priority will be given to those who register.
If class is full, nonregistered guests could be asked to leave.
Questions? Ask the front desk.

More Info »

Birthday Parties at Aspen Youth Center

Birthday Parties at Aspen Youth Center

The Aspen Recreation Center has partnered with the Aspen Youth Center to offer birthday party packages!

This birthday party package includes use of the Aspen Youth Center for games, cake, present opening as well as admission to the Aspen Recreation Center for swimming, rock climbing, and skating.

Kids must be in 4th Grade or older to have their birthday party in the Aspen Youth Center.

Cost: $350 Rental Fee (2 hours), plus an additional $175 deposit

Birthday Party Add-ons:

Theme with Setup: $35

Custom Theme: $50

Color Scheme: $20

Party Project: $40

Personalized Birthday Cake (Chocolate, Vanilla, Marble, or Confetti): 1/4 Sheet: $20; 1/2 Sheet: $30; 8" Round: $20.

For additional information and reservations, please email Tillie at Tillie.Hooker@cityofaspen.com


Climbing Hours / Slackline

Climbing Hours / Slackline

Extended Climbing Wall hours and Slackline Begin for the Winter

Open Slackline Info: Multiple slackline's will be set up each night. No experience is needed to come try slacklining. We will have an instructor on hand to facilitate and teach the basic's of the slackline.

TIMES: Mondays › 7:00PM - 8:45PM   and   Wednesdays › 7:30PM - 8:45PM COST: Daily Admission to the Red Brick

Climbing Wall Hours: 

Monday & Wednesday: 8:30AM-9:00PM  
Tuesday: 8:30AM-8:00PM

Thursday: 8:30AM-8:00PM and Core, Climb & Train Class from12:00-1:00PM

Friday: 8:30AM-3:00PM
Saturday: 5:00PM-9:00PM

Ice Sports News

What's Happening

Curling

Curling

Curling season will start in January 2018. Check out the Aspen Curling Club's website for more information. 

Aspen Curling Club »

Bob Johnson Hockey School Registration is Open

Bob Johnson Hockey School Registration is Open

Registration for 2018 Bob Johnson Hockey School is now OPEN!

Program Dates: July 22nd - 28th, 2018

Cost: $545 Group A, Group B, and Group C; $195 Goalies

Registration is ONLINE ONLY this year. Please follow the link below to register.

Register Now! »

Game On Summer Hockey Camp - Registration Open

Game On Summer Hockey Camp - Registration Open

When: July 9 - 13, 2018

Where: Lewis Ice Arena (Aspen, CO)

Cost: $425

Ages: 8 - 13 (Boys & Girls)

Olympic and Pro Coaches will help your child improve their game: Frank Caprice, Former Vancouver Canucks and Cheryl Pounder, Olympic Gold Medalist

Register Now! »

Parks Deptartment News

What's Happening

Aspen Pedestrian Mall Project Update

Aspen Pedestrian Mall Project Update

The City of Aspen has been working diligently on three conceptual designs for the Aspen Pedestrian Mall.

Legacy projects like Aspen Pedestrian Mall are not developed over night. Community feedback has been critical in reaching this point in the project. The designs are a visualization of the information and public input we gathered in Phase I. In order to continue the momentum and reach a preferred conceptual plan, we’re asking YOU to continue to engage with the project and provide us with this important direction.

Please watch our short videos outlining our design alternatives and provide feedback by completing a brief survey.

Conceptual Design Videos »

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. 

View Interactive Map »

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!

View Parks Map »

Golf & Tennis Club News

What's Happening

Indoor Golf Simulator

Indoor Golf Simulator

Winter golf will be available at the Aspen Golf Club - beginning December 1st, 2017!

Join us this winter to keep the rust off your swing with our Full Swing Golf Simulator. Play famous courses, hit the driving range, work on your short game, or have a closest to the pin contest. Restaurant service will be available for all your food and beverage needs! Located in the basement of the Golf Course Clubhouse / Aspen Nordic Center.

HOURS OF OPERATION: now – March 18, 2018 from Thursday – Monday:  1pm – 8pm* (closed 12/24 - 25 and 12/30 - 31)

RATES:  $20 per ½ half hour for 1 or more players | $40 per Hour for 1 or more players (max of 6 players) | $80 for 2 Hours. For 1 or more players (max of 6 players).

PASSES:  Purchase a 20, ½ Hour Punch Pass for $350, click here to purchase. Pass can be used for 1 or more players if the passholder is present. Passes expire March 18, 2018.

RESERVATIONS:  Book up to 7 days in advance, from a ½ hr. - 2 hours max per reservation. 

Please visit aspengolf.com and click "Book a Tee Time" or call 970-429-1949 or email: andrew.firman@cityofaspen.com to book.

PRIVATE EVENTS:  Email: andrew.firman@cityofaspen.com

*Holidays are subject to change the hours of operation*

Nordic News

What's Happening

Owl Creek Chase - February 11, 2018

Owl Creek Chase - February 11, 2018

A 21K cross-country ski race and Tour from the Snowmass XC Center to the Aspen Cross Country Center. The challenging course from Snowmass Village to Aspen presents the very best that Colorado skiing has to offer: tough climbs, scenic views, thrilling descents and excellent snow conditions! Participants can choose between the 9:00am Classic race or 9:30am Skate race. Prize money awarded for the Classic Race only — $1200 prize purse.

Don't want to race? Do the Free Tour! The Owl Creek Chase TOUR - a scenic point to point Nordic tour starting at Two Creeks at 10am and ending at the Aspen Nordic Center. Donations requested for the Aspen Nordic Center. You must register for both events.

Please join us for this one of a kind event in Aspen. For more information and registration, go to OwlCreekChase.com or click the link below.

Register Here! »