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Castle Rock Rec Center – Fitness, Athletics, Aquatics & Classes for All Ages

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If you’re considering moving to Castle Rock CO, you’re probably researching what amenities are going to be available to you and to your family. Searching through homes for sale in Castle Rock CO is only part of the work you need to do when planning your move to the Castle Rock community. One of the top things people consistently look for are recreational and fitness facilities.

Small chain fitness clubs can be very useful. However, these chain clubs tend to cater to a specific age group and are limited by floor space in what they can offer you for your membership fees. The sign of a progressive community is a fully developed recreational facility that offers fitness programs and workout venues for people of all ages.

The Castle Rock Rec Center is one of the most impressive, all inclusive and fully developed community recreational centers that you’re going to find anywhere in this country.

The Castle Rock Rec Center Offers Something for Everyone!

The Castle Rock Rec Center is one of the community’s greatest recreation assets! With more than 84,000 square feet, the rec center is an excellent facility for residents of all ages to enjoy a wide range of fitness programs, sports activities, educational programs, classes, special events, and several other types of entertainment.


With an overall goal of offering amenities that are appealing to people in all stages of life, the facility encourages healthy and active lifestyles, creative development, and the chance to experience social growth. From classes for toddlers to Silver Sneakers Senior Fitness, this recreation center offers programs that are designed to spark an interest in every person living in the area.

Rec Center Pool

Swim lessons. Leisure pool. Water aerobics classes. Spring diving board. Swimming lessons.

No matter what you are looking for, the aquatics program at the rec center probably offers it!

Pool hours and Schedule:

Rec-Center-Lap-PoolLap Pool: The rec center’s lap pool is used by individuals wanting to swim laps as well as various swim teams and programs. Therefore, it’s important to check the lap pool hours and schedule on the rec center’s website before heading to the rec center and expecting the lap pool to be available at all times.

Leisure Pool: The leisure pool at the rec center offers warm water, slides, a lazy river, and more. It’s a great place for kids and adults alike to have great fun! The leisure pool is typically open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please visit the rec center’s leisure pool website page for more information about the pools specific features and for the facility’s rules and regulations.

Rec Center Fitness

Castle-Rock-Rec-Center-FitnessNo matter who you are, or what your age, the rec center wants to help you keep in tip-top physical shape. The center offers more than 100 fitness classes on a weekly basis that are open to both residents and non-residents. Classes can be attended by purchasing a pass or paying for daily admission. The rec center’s fitness schedule is full of classes that range from beginner level to advanced. With a huge variety of available classes, there is sure to be something to spark your interest! The rec center also offers aquatics classes, an open gym, weights, personal trainers, and more.

Rec Center Athletics

Rec-Center-Athletics-SoccerThe athletics program offered by the rec center is filled with popular sports programs and classes. From baseball and softball to basketball and volleyball, the rec center athletics division offers opportunities for both children and adults. As with most popular sports programs, it’s important to register early to guarantee a spot. Review a complete list of programs, along with schedules and session dates.

Rec Center Classes

If you have an interest in arts and crafts, dancing, painting, or any other type of cultural arts, the rec center has a Special Interest class for you! Classes for adults and youth are offered at the rec center, and new classes form every few months. Other educational classes are also offered to the public, such as the American Red Cross Babysitting/CPR Certification Boot Camp.

Parks and Recreation – Scholarship Program

Please note that the rec center strives to offer classes to everyone with an interest. Scholarships are available that can help cover the cost of fees. Make sure to submit a scholarship application to be considered.

Activities for Children and Resources for Parents

Birthday Parties at the Rec Center

Can’t decide where to hold your child’s birthday? Why not avoid the complications of having a party at your home, and use the birthday party services offered by the rec center instead! There are several birthday party options available – and each requires the payment of a fee. Several of the available birthday party themes include:

  • Trampoline Party
  • Leisure Pool Party
  • Climbing Structure Party
  • Batting Cage Party
  • Sports Turf Party
  • Jump Castle Party
  • Teen Fitness Party
  • Bump Soccer Party
  • Basketball / Dodge Ball Party

Be sure to make reservations early since a birthday party at the rec center is a popular choice among young community residents.

Kid Zone

Childrens-Dance-ClassesThe Kid Zone at the rec center offers a large assortment of classes and events that are designed specifically for the community’s younger residents. The purpose of the Kid Zone is to provide an environment where children can learn, explore, use their creativity, be physically active, and meet new friends. It’s easy to enroll children in any number of Kid Zone programs or classes by completing an online registration. More information about current program offerings can be found on the Kid Zone page on the rec center’s website.

While specific classes, programs and events might vary from one season to the next, some of the typical offerings for children include:

  • Cooking Classes
  • Art Classes
  • Mini Camps
  • Dance Classes
  • Drama/Theatre Programs
  • Music Classes
  • Junior Pre-School

Due to popularity, it’s important to register early to guarantee your child’s spot in any Kid Zone program.

Baby Sitting

Need a babysitter during your workout, but can’t find one? No problem! The rec center offers a baby sitting service for both residents and non-residents. For just a few dollars per hour, you can leave your child under the responsible supervision of the child care staff at the rec center. Drop-in baby sitting is available, and you may choose to purchase a 20-hour punch card or a monthly pass. Please note: the baby sitting service cannot be used more than 2 hours per day. Call the rec center at (303) 660-1036 or visit the center in person for more information.

Rec Center Fees

Castle-Rock-Silver-SneakersWith the multitude of programs and classes offered by the rec center, you would think the fee to use the facility would be extraordinarily expensive. But in reality, admission and fees are quite reasonable. It’s possible to purchase a daily pass, 20-punch pass, 3-month pass, 6-month pass, or annual pass – and residents pay a reduced rate. Fees run from $5 for child’s all day pass to $1,029 for a family of four. That’s extremely reasonable considering everyone has access to the pools, the full gym with weights, indoor track, steam room, racquetball courts and a lot more. Review a list of the recreation center amenities included with a pass, along with a breakdown of fees.

Rec Center Hours and Location

Believe it or not, the above information is just the tip of the iceberg! The Castle Rock CO rec center offers many programs, events and classes that are not mentioned in this article. For a list of ongoing seasonal activities, along with a complete guide to hundreds of activities and classes, review the rec center guides. Or, stop by the rec center in person. You will certainly be impressed by the facility and all it has to offer residents of the community!

The Castle Rock Rec Center is located at: 2301 Woodlands Blvd., Castle Rock, CO 80104

Phone: 303-660-1036

Online registration link for rec center activities.

Hours of operation*
Monday-Thursday – 5 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday – 5 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday – 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday – 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

*The Castle Rock Rec Center is closed on certain holidays. Please visit the rec center’s website for details.

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Jim Garcia is a RE/MAX Professionals Colorado Realtor® in Douglas County Colorado. When he's not involved with real estate transactions, he spends time with his family, hones his cooking skills and enjoys the unique adventures only Colorado can offer.

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