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

The Aspen Recreation Center is Currently Closed The Staff of the Aspen Recreation Department has been working hard on developing a reopening plan for the Recreation Centers that follows best practice COVID-19 safety measures and protocols.

The Aspen Recreation Center & Red Brick Recreation Center will have a soft reopening on October 5th, reservations will be required to use the areas that are open. Aspen Ice Garden remains closed. Please know all Recreation Passes will be extended for the amount of time left on your pass. Thank you.
The Climbing Tower is Currently Closed Closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.
The Birthday Room is Currently Closed Closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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

Status Updates

  • Weight/Cardio Room
    Updated on Monday, September 28, 2020 @ 12:31pm Projected Opening: October 5
    Current Status The weight room and cardio room will be opening on October 5th by reservation only. The Shower and lockers will not be available.
  • Lap Swimming & Water Aerobics
    Updated on Friday, July 31, 2020 @ 2:15pm
    Current Status Lap swimming, Master Swim & Water Aerobics classes are available. Registration for classes and sessions are required.
    Availability Lap Swimming is available Monday through Saturday. Times will be by the hour, 6 people per hour. Please register for the time you would like to attend - no drop-ins.

    Water aerobics classes will be Tuesday and Thursday morning. Please register for the time you would like to attend - no drop-ins.

    Cost: 1 punch for lap swimming session, water aerobics and master swim classes, please purchase the COVID-19 punch pass prior to arriving, https://aspen.maxgalaxy.net/Membership.aspx?PackageID=158. Please see the swimming page for all the information.

     Cost: 1 punch for each Water aerobics class, please purchase the COVID-19 punch pass prior to arriving. 

    Register for Water Aerobics, click here.

    Register for Lap Swimming Sessions, click here.

    Learn more about lap swimming sessions
  • Swimming – Masters (in house adults)
    Updated on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 @ 11:57am
    Current Status Aspen Master Swim Team continues this fall
    Facilities: Aspen Recreation Center / 6 lap lanes in ARC

     Register for intermediate Master Swim class, here.

    Purchase a Covid-19 10-punch pass, here

    Learn about Master Swim
  • Pickleball Courts
    Updated on Monday, June 8, 2020 @ 3:02pm
    Current Status Open to public.

    -Single / doubles with members of the same household recommended.
    -Players are not permitted if they are sick or have been exposed per CDC guidelines.
    -Maintain proper social distancing (6 feet apart) at all times.
    -Players will ONLY use their own equipment.
    -Players will return ball with foot or racquet/paddle only.
    -Please do not linger on courts or in the parking lot before or after play.
    -Play will be limited to one hour per court.
  • Aspen Youth Center
    Updated on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 @ 3:07pm
    Current Status The Aspen Youth Center has fall programming available. Check their website for information on Fall plans and schedules.
    Facilities: Aspen Recreation Center / Aspen Youth Center
  • Ice Skating for Skating Clubs & Junior Hockey
    Updated on Monday, June 8, 2020 @ 3:27pm
    Current Status Opens June 15th with ice organizations (for example Aspen Jr Hockey, Revolutions, Aspen Skating Club).
    Facilities: Aspen Recreation Center / Lewis Ice Arena / Lewis ice arena
  • Public Use of Lewis Ice Arena
    Updated on Thursday, July 9, 2020 @ 12:34pm
    Current Status We are working diligently on a safe reentry plan for public uses of the ice rink and weight room. We appreciate your patience as we plan safe ways to reopen these amenities.

Location

Address › 0861 Maroon Creek Rd » View Map

    Hours

  • Covid-19 Reopening Hours (10/5)
    Monday - SaturdayBy Reservation Only

Costs

Admission Required Recreation Pass

Amenities

  • 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 Recreation Center is closed to the public for the time being - there is only access to select activities with reservations.

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 » Erin.Hutchings@cityofaspen.com

Iselin Tennis Court Rental/Reservation Info

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

Until further notice the outdoor pickleball courts will be on a first come first served basis from dawn to dusk. 

COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines must be followed to avoid closure. Please respect Pitkin County Health Orders. RULES BELOW:

  • Singles / Doubles play with members of the same household recommended.
  • Players are not permitted if they are sick or have been exposed per CDC guidelines.
  • Maintain proper social distancing (6 feet apart) at all times.
  • Players will ONLY use their own equipment.
  • Players will return ball with foot or racquet/paddle only.
  • Please do not linger on courts or in the parking lot before or after play.
  • Play will be limited to one hour per court.
  • Maximum 20 guests at any time.

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