Here's What's Happening @ Aspen Parks & Recreation

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I Want You to Work for Us!

I Want You to Work for Us!

Open job opportunities at the Aspen Recreation Center!

8 Recreation Attendants I/II: Part-time $12.92 - $19.18 per hour

Recreation Attendants perform a variety of jobs including, but not limited to: Lifeguard, Guest Service Attendant, Climbing Tower Attendant.

We will offer a free lifeguard course to hired candidates. The next lifeguarding course will be November 3rd - 5th.

Please call 970-544-4100 for more information. 

Apply online at the link below!

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Lifeguard Certification Class - November 2017

Lifeguard Certification Class - November 2017

The ARC is offering a Lifeguard Certification Course through the American Red Cross.
Dates:
Friday, November 3rd - 5pm-9pm
Saturday, November 4th- 9am - 5pm
Sunday, November 5th- 9am - 5pm
Cost: $270 paid to the ARC at registration

Must be 15 years old on the day class begins and pass the prerequisites of swimming 300 yards and completing the brick test.
Please call Erin Hutchings at 544-4105 for course materials, to register with the American Red Cross, and for additional information!
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Happy Halloween - Boo Bash!

Happy Halloween - Boo Bash!

Please bring your kids and join the Aspen Recreation Department and Red Brick Center for the Arts for the Boo Bash - a Halloween Celebration at the Aspen Firehouse on Tuesday, October 31st.

Free food, games, and arts & crafts will be happening from 3:00-5:00pm!

Dress up in your best costume (adults too!) and join the festivities!

This event is sponsored by: Red Brick Center for the Arts, Aspen Recreation Center, Elks Lodge #224, Aspen Fire Department, and Aspen Police Department.


No Public Skate: Friday, Saturday & Sundays in October

No Public Skate: Friday, Saturday & Sundays in October

Please note there will be No Public Skate on October 13-15, October 20-22, or October 27-29 due to the 24th Annual Fall Faceoff Hockey Tournament Weekends.

Come support and cheer on our young hockey stars!

October 13-15: Peewee AA, Bantam AA, Girls 14U AA, Girls 19U AA, Midget/HS (18U/16U)

October 20-22: Bantam A, Squirt AA, Squirt A, Squirt B

October 27-29: Bantam B, Peewee B, Peewee A

Please note there will be no public skating during the tournament weekends!

Good luck hockey players!


New Fitness Classes in October

New Fitness Classes in October

ARC Classes:

S3P Hiit with Andy:

· Tuesday & Friday 9:00-10:00am

· S3P Hiit: (Stability, strength, speed, Power)- in S3P, we focus on a functional full body workout, modified for any level of fitness. If you're looking for better balance, coordination, core strength, strength, speed, and power, this is the class for you!

Nia with Julie:

· Thursdays 9:00-10:00am

· Nia: is a blend of yoga, tai chi, martial arts and modern and ethnic dance. Dancing in The Body's Way, we find pleasure and joy through both choreographed movements and free dance. You will touch your spirit, find your inner warrior, and dance once again with your inner child. It is that juicy!

Zumba with Andrea:

· Saturdays 9:15-10:00am

· Zumba: Zumba is a dance fitness program. The class involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo. Squats and lunges are also included.

Red Brick Classes:

Ski Conditioning: Monday & Wednesday from 1:00 to 2:00pm with Drew & Asia


Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit is a fitness class taught in the lap pool on inflatable boards that is meant to increase balance, improve health, and athletic performance. Who doesn’t want that for their kids!? Oh yeah, it’s really fun too!!

Get ready to laugh, smile, and get wet!

When: Fridays in October from 3:30 - 4:00pm

Cost: Daily admission or membership

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


Dance Classes

Dance Classes

Try out our new dance classes with Candace!

· Grades 4-6
· Tuesdays October 10th - December 12th
· 6-7pm Jazz OR 7-8pm Hip Hop for $135 (9 Classes)
· 6-7pm Jazz AND 7-8pm Hip Hop for $225 (18 Classes)
·No Classes the week of Thanksgiving

Grades 7 to Adult
· Thursdays October 12th - December 14th
· 6-7pm Jazz OR 7-8pm Hip Hop for $135 (9 Classes)
· 6-7pm Jazz AND 7-8pm Hip Hop for $225 (9 Classes of each)
· No Classes the week of Thanksgiving

Classes take place at the Aspen Youth Center.

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Take Our Survey!

Take Our Survey!

Tell us how we're doing! 

By taking our annual survey, you'll spend a quick 5 minutes providing us with valuable information that we can use to improve our offerings and how we deliver them to you. Please help us to help you. Thank you!

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Get Social With Us

Get Social With Us

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Sports & Activities News

What's Happening

Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit is a fitness class taught in the lap pool on inflatable boards that is meant to increase balance, improve health, and athletic performance. Who doesn’t want that for their kids!? Oh yeah, it’s really fun too!!

Get ready to laugh, smile, and get wet!

When: Fridays in October from 3:30 - 4:00pm

Cost: Daily admission or membership

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


New Dance Classes

New Dance Classes

Come try out our new dance classes with Candace in the Aspen Youth Center Gym!

Grades 4-6:
· Tuesdays October 10th - December 12th
· 6-7pm Jazz OR 7-8pm Hip Hop for $135 (9 Classes)
· 6-7pm Jazz AND 7-8pm Hip Hop for $225 (18 Classes)
·No Classes the week of Thanksgiving

Grades 7 to Adult:
· Thursdays October 12th - December 14th
· 6-7pm Jazz OR 7-8pm Hip Hop for $135 (9 Classes)
· 6-7pm Jazz AND 7-8pm Hip Hop for $225 (9 Classes of each)
· No Classes the week of Thanksgiving

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Open Diving Sessions with Coaching

Open Diving Sessions with Coaching

Join us for new open diving sessions at the ARC pool on Friday nights from 6-7pm.

When: Sessions start on Friday, October 13th, 2017.

 Cost: Daily Admission or Membership

Bonus!: Trevor will be there to supervise and offer coaching assistance!

All diving levels welcome!


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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Playhouse

Playhouse

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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Rec Centers News

Here's the Latest!

New WiFi at the ARC!

New WiFi at the ARC!

The Aspen Recreation Center is pleased to announce the arrival of a new Wireless Internet system for our patrons.

You will now be able to connect to our WiFi throughout the ARC and stay connected as you move around the building.

The next time you visit, try it out!

Ice Sports News

What's Happening

Fall Face Off Tournament Weekends

Fall Face Off Tournament Weekends

Join us for the 24th Annual Fall Faceoff Tournament Weekends!

Come support and cheer on our young hockey stars!

October 13-15: Peewee AA, Bantam AA, Girls 14U AA, Girls 19U AA, Midget/HS (18U/16U)

October 20-22: Bantam A, Squirt AA, Squirt A, Squirt B

October 27-29: Bantam B, Peewee B, Peewee A

Please note there will be no public skating during the tournament weekends!

Good luck hockey players!

Parks Deptartment News

What's Happening

Interactive Trail Map - download to your gps/phone

Interactive Trail Map - download to your gps/phone

New to our site we have an interactive map. This map will show you area trails, give you elevations, distance and is downloadable to your gps device. 

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Parks, Parks & More Parks

Parks, Parks & More Parks

Did you know Aspen Maintains over 30 parks, everything from peaceful escapes with water features to kid friendly playgrounds and of course the well known bike park and John Denver Sanctuary. We hope you get out side and play....Often!

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Golf & Tennis Club News

What's Happening

Golf Course Improvements are In-Progress

Golf Course Improvements are In-Progress

Hole #2: Green and Bunker Improvements began on September 18th.

The project, when complete, will allow for additional hole locations on the green and representative sand bunkers of the new style and construction method to be used when our Sand Bunker Renovation Project takes place in the near future.

We anticipate that this project will be completed in mid-October 2017 with opening of the new green in the spring of 2018.

A temporary green will be utilized during the construction/grow in process.


Aspen Tennis Club Closes for the Season on 9/30

Aspen Tennis Club Closes for the Season on 9/30

The last day to play tennis at the Aspen Tennis Club is Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

Thank you players for a wonderful season.

We'll see you next summer!

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