Current ARC Facilities Usage


Current & Scheduled Closures

The ARC will be closed on Sunday, April 1 The Aspen Recreation Center will be closed on Sunday, April 1 in observance of Easter.
The Lewis Ice Arena will be closed from 12:42am Sunday, April 1 - 12:42am Tuesday, May 1 The Lewis Ice Arena is closing for maintenance on April 1, we will be replacing the ice and repainting the logo at center ice. We Are sorry for the inconvenience.

Here's What's New...

Marolt Athletic Scholarship Fund

Marolt Athletic Scholarship Fund

Apply to receive up to $1,000 for being an ambassador for the Aspen community, with the Max Marolt Athletic Scholarship Fund.

Athletes competing at high levels of competition may receive funding to support their endeavors in athletic competition. To access the scholarship application please click Learn More below - you must apply online.

Applications are due not later than Monday, Deadline Monday, April 2nd at 5pm.

All letters of recommendations and additional attachments should be provided electronically.

For more information contact Tillie Hooker with the City of Aspen at 970.541.4100

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Golf Early Season Sale - MARCH 1-31. Buy Early & Save.

Golf Early Season Sale - MARCH 1-31. Buy Early & Save.

Dreaming of Golf? The Early Season Golf Pass Sale is March 1 and ends 3/31. 

In addition to our regular Golf Passes (Platinum, Gold and Silver, 20 9-hole punch pass, Junior and College Pass) there are two new locals passes (Must be a Roaring Fork Valley resident to purchase.):

The Local Twilight Pass: $549 ($599 after 3/31)  and The Local Family Twilight Pass: $749 ($800 after 3/31).  The Family pass is for 2 people: Individual and Spouse, add your children onto your pass for $50/child (ages 2-17). 

Some restrictions apply when using these memberships to book tee times. To learn more about the types of passes and to see additional benefits

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Easter Party at the ARC! SATURDAY, 3/31!

Easter Party at the ARC! SATURDAY, 3/31!

Join us at the Aspen Recreation Center on Saturday, March 31 from Noon - 3pm for an afternoon of fun, treats, and Easter activities! 

Free for participation: 

  • 12:30pm Egg Hunt - Ages 5 and under 
  • 1:00pm Egg Hunt - Ages 6 - 8
  • 1:30pm Egg Hunt - Ages 8 and up

Included with admissions:

Climbing for eggs until we run out 

  •  Name the Bunny at guest services (we will have 3 and each one will get a name and winner keeps bunny)
  •  2:pm   Duck Races in the lazy river ( 3 races of 12,  Participants keep the ducks,  the winner gets a special prize and participants can also pick out treats) 
  •  2:15pm Pennies in the shallow end (age 5 and Under) Participants will trade pennies for eggs
  •  2:30 Bunny Hop diving competition (must be able to swim without assistance)   Best hop, highest hop, Big splash hop….

Parkrun Aspen - Free 5K

Parkrun Aspen - Free 5K

A free, weekly, timed 5km run leaving each Saturday at 8am from the Aspen Recreation Centre. Everyone is welcome, no running experience necessary! The inaugural run happens April 7th. Aspen parkrun looks forward to welcoming you.

If you want to be timed it is free to register at

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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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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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Spring Youth Basketball

Spring Youth Basketball

Registration is Open for youth coed basketball! Dribble, pass, shoot, defense and sportsmanship and maybe some dunking is what is in store for our kids when they register to play in the Spring Basketball program. 

Kindergarten | 1st & 2nd Grade Teams available. From April  - May 12.

Kindergarten times - from 3:30 - 4:30pm or 4:30-5:30pm. 
Fees: $54 ($50 online) for Kindergarten - coed
1st / 2nd Grader times - Practice once a week Mon, Tues, Wed or Thur from 3:30-4:30pm OR 4:30-5:30pm and games on Friday from 3:30-4:30pm OR 4:30-5:30pm.
$101 ($96 online) register online. 

Locations: Aspen Elementary School Gym

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Extracirruclar activities can be expensive. Did you know that Aspen Parks & Recreation has scholarships & financial aid?

Fill out our form for you and/or your child to be considered for financial assistance in attending any of our programs |  Asistencia de Becas y Ayuda Financiera para los Programas de Recreación -- Complete este formulario si desea usted o su hijo para ser considerado para asistencia financiera para asistir a cualquiera de nuestros programas. Gracias!

Gordon Family Junior Tennis Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of the Gordon Family, any junior tennis player may apply for free tennis clinics and racquets. All skill levels are encouraged to apply, ages 5-17. Questions? Call 970-920-5140.

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Castle Creek Bridge  Hallam Street Improvement Project

Castle Creek Bridge Hallam Street Improvement Project

Starting April 2nd, 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.

6:20 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Daily

Outbound: Departs Rubey Park at :00, :20 and :40 past each hour from 6:20 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. Departs Castle Ridge at :07, :27 and :47 past each hour.

Inbound: Departs Aspen Highlands at :00, :20 and :40 past each hour from 6:20 a.m. – 1:40 a.m. Departs Castle Ridge/Aspen Valley Hospital at :05, :25 and :45 past each hour from 6:25 a.m. – 1:45 a.m.

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

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