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Arbor Day Celebration

Arbor Day Celebration

Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Aspen's Parks, Trails and Open Space Department.

When: 5/19 from 10 - 12pm at Paepcke Park. 

Festivities include: Free Hotdogs and drinks, information booths on topics including tree planting, care, insect/disease identification, community forest updates, wildfire as well as raffles, games, bucket truck rides for kids and free tree give-aways*. Free.

For more information contact the Parks Department at 970-920-5120

*must have proof of residency with you such as a utility bill.


Aspen Tennis Club OPEN HOUSE

Aspen Tennis Club OPEN HOUSE

Aspen Tennis Club FREE Open House- Saturday, June 2nd 11am-2pm.

Come by, meet the staff and help us open the facility by participating in 3 hours of events. We will have a free clinic, free ball machine usage, free open courts to play. Come by to check out our 6 har-tru courts, great facility and staff.

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Aspen Triathlon Club - Register Now!

Aspen Triathlon Club - Register Now!

The Aspen Recreation Center is excited to announce the launch of the Aspen Triathlon Club! This is a seasonal program offering high-level coaching for all levels of triathletes, from beginners just wanting to test the water right through to long distance triathletes.

Registration is $750 for the season and includes:

  • 7 training sessions per week for the whole season
  • 50% of Rudy Project Gear
  • discounted club triathlon suits
  • and extra information evenings throughout the season!

The First 5 people to register will receive a 60-min swim video analysis session valued at $150!  Call Shelley at 970-544-4100 with questions.

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Sailing Summer Camp at Reudi Reservoir

Sailing Summer Camp at Reudi Reservoir

This program is designed for kids who want to learn more about sailing! Transportation is provided to Reudi Reservoir from Paepcke Park. Space is limited. 

Mandatory swimming / skills assessment at the ARC pool June 12 & 14 from 6-7pm.

Ages: 10-16  |   Dates: 6/19 - 8/16, Tuesday & Thursday

Fee: $616 per sailor (payment plan available) 

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Parkrun Aspen - Free 5K

Parkrun Aspen - Free 5K

A free, weekly, timed 5k run starting each Saturday at 8am from the Aspen Recreation Center. Everyone is welcome, no running experience necessary! Aspen parkrun looks forward to welcoming you.

If you want to be timed it is free to register at http://www.parkrun.us/aspen/

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2018 Spring/Summer Youth Activity Guide

2018 Spring/Summer Youth Activity Guide

The Aspen Recreation Guide is a one-stop shop of what is going on this Spring and Summer for your kids brought to you by the Aspen Parks & Recreation Department. See the last page for a list of Adult Activities

Our facilities include: Aspen Recreation Center, Red Brick Recreation Center & Red Brick Center for the Arts, Aspen Golf & Tennis Club and the beautiful public parks and trails throughout Aspen. Enjoy!

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Castle Creek Bridge  Hallam Street Improvement Project

Castle Creek Bridge Hallam Street Improvement Project

The Castle Creek Bridge will undergo a series of improvement projects designed to improve the safety and function of the area between the Castle Creek Bridge and 7th Street.

These necessary improvements will impact traffic flow in and out of Aspen. Please take the bus or ride your bike to the ARC 

RFTA Free Bus service: The Castle Maroon bus operates three times each hour. 

Monday – Saturday: 7 a.m. – 12 a.m. and Sunday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Outbound: Departs Rubey Park at :00, :20 and :40.  Departs Castle Ridge at :07, :27 and :47.

Inbound: Departs Aspen Highlands at :00, :20 and :40 . Departs Castle Ridge/Aspen Valley Hospital at :05, :25 and :45.

For more information please visit the project's website at the link below.

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Take the Survey

Take the Survey

Please tell us about your experiences at the Aspen Parks and Recreation Facilities or during a recreation program. Your feedback is of vital importance to us. Thank you for your help in making the Aspen Parks and Recreation Department more successful for our community!

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