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, Red Brick Gym, Aspen Ice Garden 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 left on your pass. Thank you.

Current ARC Facility Usage

closed Yoga/Fitness Room0 people
closed Weight Room0 people
closed Cardio Room0 people
Light
Moderate
Heavy
Closed

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

  • Swimming -Swim Team
    Updated on Monday, June 8, 2020 @ 2:57pm
    Current Status Projected open June 15th.
    Facilities: Aspen Recreation Center / 6 lap lanes in ARC
  • Swimming – Masters (in house adults)
    Updated on Friday, June 12, 2020 @ 11:57am
    Current Status Projected June 15th open with swim organizations.

    Aspen Master Swim Team begins on June 15, click the link below to learn how to register.
    Availability Other Swimming options in the RFV: The Snowmass Recreation Center and the Basalt Recreation Center.
    Facilities: Aspen Recreation Center / Swimming Pool / 6 lap lanes in ARC
  • 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 Monday, June 8, 2020 @ 3:07pm
    Current Status Registration Open; Group sizes may be limited due to Public Health Orders. Please checkout https://www.facebook.com/AspenYouthCenter for the latest updates
    Availability For a list of other youth activities, click link below.
    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
  • Youth Baseball
    Updated on Thursday, July 9, 2020 @ 5:30pm
    Current Status Our modified youth baseball program that began on June 29th, following guidelines from the CDC and The National Recreation & Parks Association as well as the Colorado Parks & Recreation Association, to protect the safety of players. Please contact Alex.schrempf@cityofaspen.com for more information to register a player.
    Facilities: Aspen Recreation Center / athletic fields
  • Rock Climbing Clinics Indoor / Outdoor
    Updated on Monday, June 8, 2020 @ 4:42pm
    Current Status Will not take place this summer for safety reasons
  • Weight/Cardio Room
    Updated on Thursday, July 9, 2020 @ 12:31pm
    Current Status We are working diligently on a safe reentry plan for public uses of the lap pool, ice rink and weight room. We appreciate your patience as we plan safe ways to reopen these amenities.
  • Public Use of Lap Pool and 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 lap pool, 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

  • 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

Costs

Admission Required Daily Admission / 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 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 Courts 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.

aspenrecreation.com || (970) 544-4100

Aspen Recreation Center › Map