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Aquatic Obstacle Course for Youth

Aquatic Obstacle Course for Youth

Our Youth Aquatic Obstacle Course is set up in the lap pool on inflatable boards that are meant to increase balance, improve health, and athletic performance. Kids will take turns trying to maneuver over the boards without falling in the water.

Get ready to laugh, smile, and get wet!

When: Fridays from 3:25 - 3:55pm

Cost: Daily admission or membership

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

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2018 Summer Day Camp

2018 Summer Day Camp

Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department during summer break. All camps are state licensed programs designed for youth 5-11 years old (5 years old must be attending kindergarten) to come have fun with the Recreation Department staff on the days that they don’t have school. Days will be packed full of fun & educational activities

June 4th- August 23th
(Camp is held Monday through Friday)


Times:Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am    Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Residents: $43 per day Online
$45 per day Desk/Phone

Non-Residents: $70 per day Online

$66 per day Desk/Phone
Other fees for special activities and field trips.

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-11 year olds.

NEW!!! CAMPERS WILL BE SPLIT UP INTO THREE DIFFERENT CAMPS 5-6 year olds, 7-8 year olds, & 9-10 year olds with age appropriate activities.

General Camp Information:
Youth will participate in a state-licensed program with qualified counselors. City of Aspen Day Camp is a State of Colorado licensed program and follows all State Regulations. For rules and regulations, please visit: cdhs.state.co.us

Camper Supplies: All campers need the following supplies for camp every day! - Lunch - Backpack
- 2 Snacks - Sunscreen   - Close-Toed Shoes - Swimsuit   - Proper clothing - Towel   - Filled water bottle with closable cap

NEW!!!!!! We are moving to an online registration forms system. We will no longer be taking the paper registration forms. Once parents pay the one time activity fee and register for days. They will be receiving an email from Epack, our online registration site, with a link to fill out and submit the forms. These only have to be completed once a year.

*** Registration must be done 24 Hrs before attending. There is NO day of registration. ***

Refunds & Cancellations:

All cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance in order to receive credit for another day. Please call the day camp message system at (970) 429-2087 and leave a message, or (970) 920-5140 for more information.

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2018 Scholarship Application

2018 Scholarships

Please fill out the 2017 scholarship application and submit it to Susan Arenella at the Red Brick by May 1, 2018. All information requested must be provided before application will be considered. Questions please call 970-920-5140

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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

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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. 

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MLP Mindfulness Foundations Course

MLP Mindfulness Foundations Course

Learn to Live Mindfully with the MLP Mindfulness Foundations Course
Taught by Aaron Taylor

A lively and engaging course that combines the practice of meditation and the practical application of mindfulness in daily life.

Course Schedule:
Tuesdays: April 10 - May 29, 2018  6:00pm - 8:30pm

At the Red Brick Center for the Arts Conference Room

There are no drop-ins for this course.  This course is designed to be attended from start to finish to get the full benefit.
Course Fee $250
Scholarships available.  Call or email Aaron for application.
The Mindful Life Program offers courses that combine meditation training with practical, accessible, and universal skills that empower you to engage in your life with attention and intention.  Learn to experience life's events, your thoughts, and your emotions consciously and be able to respond with clarity and wisdom.  Transform your life and cultivate genuine, lasting happiness.
Red Brick Recreation Center 970.920.5140
Call Aaron at 970.340.8151
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This program is designed for kids who want to learn more about sailing! Transportation is provided to Reudi Reservoir from Paepcke Park. 
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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Adult & Youth Softball / Baseball

Adult & Youth Softball / Baseball

It's Softball season! Registration is open for Men's Competitive, Recreational and Co-ed Recreational Softball! https://www.aspenrecreation.com/activities/softball/adult 

For kids we have: Co-ed T-Ball, Boys Baseball from 9-15, Co-ed coach pitch 6-8, and Girls Softball 8-15.

For Girls Softball information, click here.
Boys Baseball, click here.
T-Ball, click here.

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