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Locations + Costs & Hours

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The Swimming Pool @ the ARC

View Address / Hours / Costs
Address
0861 Maroon Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Costs
Admission Required Daily Admission / Recreation Pass
    Hours
  • Year-Round
    Monday - Friday6:00am - 9:00pm
    Saturday9:00am - 8:00pm
    Sunday11:00am - 6:00pm
  • Twilight Hours
    Monday - SaturdayLast 90 Minutes of Operation
  • Holiday Hours
    Christmas Eve6:00am - 6:00pm
    Christmas DayClosed
    New Year's Eve6:00am - 6:00pm
    New Year's Day9:00am - 6:00pm
    Memorial Day9:00am - 6:00pm
    July 4th12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Labor Day9:00am - 6:00pm
    Thanksgiving DayClosed
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Classes / Lessons

Tot Classes / Lessons

Swim Class Descriptions
Contacts
Candace Sipsey
970.544.4106
Tillie Hooker
970.544.4109
Details
PreSchool Aquatics Preschool Level 1 is designed for children 3 years of age. They will learn to be safe in the water and develop beginner swim skills such as blowing bubbles, floating, gliding, and beginning arm and leg movement in a fun environment with their instructor.  Exit Assessment: With Support -Enter water independently and travel at least 5 yards, submerge mouth and blow bubbles and mov...
Swim Lessons
Details
There are no group lessons in December Registration for January group lessons will begin Friday, December 6th to Tuesday, December 31st. Looking for swim lessons before January? Check out our private swim lesson options!
Swimming Parent Tot Level 1 - January Ages: 6months - 15months Saturdays @ 10:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 6months - 15months
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 10:30am - 11:00am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
This class meets on Saturday mornings.  Parent Tot is for children ages 6 months to 15 months . They will learn to be comfortable performing basic movements in the water through play with their parents. Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation 
Swimming Parent Tot Level 2 - January Ages: 15 months - 3 years Saturdays @ 9:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 15 months - 3 years
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 9:30am - 10:00am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
This class meets on Saturday mornings.  Parent Tot is for children ages 15 months to 3 years . They will learn to be comfortable performing basic movements in the water through play with their parents. Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation 

Youth Classes / Lessons

Swim Class Descriptions
Contacts
Candace Sipsey
970.544.4106
Tillie Hooker
970.544.4109
Details
PreSchool Aquatics Preschool Level 1 is designed for children 3 years of age. They will learn to be safe in the water and develop beginner swim skills such as blowing bubbles, floating, gliding, and beginning arm and leg movement in a fun environment with their instructor.  Exit Assessment: With Support -Enter water independently and travel at least 5 yards, submerge mouth and blow bubbles and mov...
Swim Lessons
Details
There are no group lessons in December Registration for January group lessons will begin Friday, December 6th to Tuesday, December 31st. Looking for swim lessons before January? Check out our private swim lesson options!
Swimming Combo Level 1 / 2 - January Ages: 5 and up Tuesdays @ 4:30pm (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 5 and up
Dates › January 7 – January 28
Times
Tuesdays › 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
This class meets on Tuesday afternoons.  Level 1 class is designed to teach children how to enjoy the water safely. Students will learn basic skills such as front and back floats, kicking, and glides with the assistance of an instructor. Level 2 class focuses on developing the fundamental skills of swimming that will lead to independence in the water. Students will learn to float, glide, and kick ...
Swimming Combo Level 3 / 4 - January Ages: 5 and up Tuesdays @ 3:30pm (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 5 and up
Dates › January 7 – January 28
Times
Tuesdays › 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
This class meets on Tuesday afternoons.  Level 3 class centers on stroke readiness. Students will begin front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, and diving. They will also learn life-saving swim techniques such as treading water and survival floating.  Level 4 class helps students improve their swimming strokes. Students will become efficient at rotary breathing (breathing to the side) during ...
Swimming Level 1 - January Ages: 5 and up Saturdays @ 9:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 5 and up
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 9:30am - 10:15am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
This class meets on Saturday mornings. Level 1 class is designed to teach children how to enjoy the water safely. Students will learn basic skills such as front and back floats, kicking, and glides with the assistance of an instructor. Due to staffing concerns, we do not accept drop-ins for any of our group or private lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation prior to...
Swimming Level 2 - January Ages: 5 and up Saturdays @ 9:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 5 and up
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 9:30am - 10:15am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
 If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation The Aspen Recreation Center Reserves The Right To Cancel Or Modify Classes Due To Insufficient Registration. There Must Be A Minimum Of 2 Students Registered For The Class By The Registration Deadline In Order To Hold The Class. A Full Refund Will Be Issued If A Program Is Cancelled.
Swimming Level 3 - January Ages: 5 and up Saturdays @ 9:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 5 and up
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 9:30am - 10:15am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
 If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation The Aspen Recreation Center Reserves The Right To Cancel Or Modify Classes Due To Insufficient Registration. There Must Be A Minimum Of 2 Students Registered For The Class By The Registration Deadline In Order To Hold The Class. A Full Refund Will Be Issued If A Program Is Cancelled.
Swimming Level 4 - January Ages: 5 and up Saturdays @ 9:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 5 and up
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 9:30am - 10:15am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
 If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation The Aspen Recreation Center Reserves The Right To Cancel Or Modify Classes Due To Insufficient Registration. There Must Be A Minimum Of 2 Students Registered For The Class By The Registration Deadline In Order To Hold The Class. A Full Refund Will Be Issued If A Program Is Cancelled.
Swimming Parent Tot Level 1 - January Ages: 6months - 15months Saturdays @ 10:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 6months - 15months
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 10:30am - 11:00am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
This class meets on Saturday mornings.  Parent Tot is for children ages 6 months to 15 months . They will learn to be comfortable performing basic movements in the water through play with their parents. Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation 
Swimming Parent Tot Level 2 - January Ages: 15 months - 3 years Saturdays @ 9:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 15 months - 3 years
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 9:30am - 10:00am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
This class meets on Saturday mornings.  Parent Tot is for children ages 15 months to 3 years . They will learn to be comfortable performing basic movements in the water through play with their parents. Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation 
Swimming Preschool Level 1 - January Ages: 3-5 Saturdays @ 10:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 3-5
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 10:30am - 11:00am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
Preschool Level 1 class is for children 3 years of age. They will learn to be safe in the water and develop beginner swim skills in a fun environment with their instructor.  Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation The Aspen Recreation Center Reserves The Right To Cancel Or Modify Cl...
Swimming Preschool Level 1 - January Ages: 3-5 Mondays @ 3:45pm (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 3-5
Dates › January 6 – January 27
Times
Mondays › 3:45pm - 4:15pm
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
Preschool Level 1 class is for children 3 years of age. They will learn to be safe in the water and develop beginner swim skills in a fun environment with their instructor.  Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation The Aspen Recreation Center Reserves The Right To Cancel Or Modify Cl...
Swimming Preschool Level 2 - January Ages: 3-5 Mondays @ 4:30pm (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 3-5
Dates › January 6 – January 27
Times
Mondays › 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
Preschool Level 2 class is for children 4-5 years old. This class helps children improve upon their beginner swim skills and prepare to advance to our Level 1-4 swim program.  Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation The Aspen Recreation Center Reserves The Right To Cancel Or Modify ...
Swimming Preschool Level 2 - January Ages: 3-5 Saturdays @ 10:30am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 3-5
Dates › January 4 – January 25
Times
Saturdays › 10:30am - 11:00am
Costs & Other Info
Class Fee › $40 ($34 Online)
Registration Deadline › December 31st
Details
Preschool Level 2 class is for children 4-5 years old. This class helps children improve upon their beginner swim skills and prepare to advance to our Level 1-4 swim program.  Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private swim lessons.  If necessary, we are able to give a brief swim evaluation The Aspen Recreation Center Reserves The Right To Cancel Or Modify ...
Swimming Private Lessons (Lesson)
General Info
Costs & Other Info
Level 2 teachers › $50
Level 1 teachers › $35
Contacts
Erin Hutchings / Operations Manager
970-544-4105
Tillie Hooker / Program Coordinator
970.544.4109
Details
We have 2 tiers of private swim lesson teachers; Level 1 and Level 2 Current Private Lesson Instructor Level 2 teachers: Erin, Tillie, & Victoria Private Lesson Instructor Level 2: $50 for half hour Level 2 Instructors have 10 plus years' experience teaching swim lessons and aquatics programs such as swim team and water safety classes. They possess a current WSI certification with the American Re...

Adult Classes / Lessons

Adult Swim Class - Beginner/Intermediate Wednesday @ 6:30am (Class)
General Info
Dates › January 22 – February 26
Times
Wednesday › 6:30am - 7:30am
Costs & Other Info
$60.00 › $51.00 Online
Contact
Erin Hutchings
970.544.4105
Details
This class takes place on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 7:30am from January 22nd to February 26th for a total of 6 lessons. The Adult Swim Class is for beginner to intermediate swimmers. It focuses on developing the fundamental skills of swimming such as kicking, gliding, and stroke development that will provide the swimmer with comfort in the water. They will also learn technique and or build and improv...
First Aid and CPR Class Friday @ 9:00am (Class)
General Info
Date › February 14
Times
Friday › 9:00am - 12:00pm
Costs & Other Info
$50 › admission is required
Details
Has someone made your heart skip a beat? Have they fallen head over heels for you? Did you take their breath away?  Learn how to help each other this Valentines Day at the Aspen Recreation Center and earn your American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification! Students will learn and test on the fundamentals of administering and performing proper first aid and CPR skills. Because nothing says ...
Glide Fit Friday @ 9:30am (Class)
General Info
Times
Friday › 9:30am - 10:00am
Details
A low impact, high intensity workout. Taking place on a unique floating fitness mat, get all of the benefits of a challenging core stabilization workout on the water! There will be no class Friday, September 13th and Friday, September 20th. Classes will resume Friday, September 27th at 9:00am.
Master Swim Mondays / Thursdays @ 6:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Mondays › 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thursdays › 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Costs & Other Info
ARC admission is required
Details
Looking to master the basics of lap swimming? Hoping to improve your stroke technique under the watchful eye of a talented swim coach? This is the class for you!  Class is held at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC) - Swimming Pool. 
Swim Lessons
Details
There are no group lessons in December Registration for January group lessons will begin Friday, December 6th to Tuesday, December 31st. Looking for swim lessons before January? Check out our private swim lesson options!
Swimming Private Lessons (Lesson)
General Info
Costs & Other Info
Level 2 teachers › $50
Level 1 teachers › $35
Contacts
Erin Hutchings / Operations Manager
970-544-4105
Tillie Hooker / Program Coordinator
970.544.4109
Details
We have 2 tiers of private swim lesson teachers; Level 1 and Level 2 Current Private Lesson Instructor Level 2 teachers: Erin, Tillie, & Victoria Private Lesson Instructor Level 2: $50 for half hour Level 2 Instructors have 10 plus years' experience teaching swim lessons and aquatics programs such as swim team and water safety classes. They possess a current WSI certification with the American Re...
Water Aerobics Mondays / Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays / Fridays @ 9:00am (Class)
General Info
Times
Mondays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Tuesdays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Wednesdays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Thursdays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Fridays › 9:00am - 9:30am
Costs & Other Info
ARC admission is required
Details
This class is a combination of deep water spinning, core strengthening, and aerobic exercise in the training pool. Class is held at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC) - Swimming Pool. There will be no class on Monday, September 2nd There will be no classes Monday, September 9th - Friday, September 20th. Classes will resume on Monday, September 23rd at 9:00am
Water Polo Wednesdays @ 6:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Wednesdays › 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Costs & Other Info
Details
Come learn the basics of this fun and interactive sport while strengthening your core, leg, and arm muscles! All levels and abilities welcome.

Senior Classes / Lessons

First Aid and CPR Class Friday @ 9:00am (Class)
General Info
Date › February 14
Times
Friday › 9:00am - 12:00pm
Costs & Other Info
$50 › admission is required
Details
Has someone made your heart skip a beat? Have they fallen head over heels for you? Did you take their breath away?  Learn how to help each other this Valentines Day at the Aspen Recreation Center and earn your American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification! Students will learn and test on the fundamentals of administering and performing proper first aid and CPR skills. Because nothing says ...
Water Aerobics Mondays / Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays / Fridays @ 9:00am (Class)
General Info
Times
Mondays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Tuesdays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Wednesdays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Thursdays › 9:00am - 10:00am
Fridays › 9:00am - 9:30am
Costs & Other Info
ARC admission is required
Details
This class is a combination of deep water spinning, core strengthening, and aerobic exercise in the training pool. Class is held at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC) - Swimming Pool. There will be no class on Monday, September 2nd There will be no classes Monday, September 9th - Friday, September 20th. Classes will resume on Monday, September 23rd at 9:00am
Water Polo Wednesdays @ 6:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Wednesdays › 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Costs & Other Info
Details
Come learn the basics of this fun and interactive sport while strengthening your core, leg, and arm muscles! All levels and abilities welcome.
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Leagues

Youth Leagues

Swim Team Mondays / Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays / Fridays / Saturdays @ 4:00pm / 8:30am
This league is not currently active; it ended on .
General Info
Times
Mondays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Tuesdays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesdays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursdays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fridays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturdays › 8:30am - 11:00am
Details
The Aspen Recreation Center is proud to host the Aspen Swim Club and Aspen High School Swim Team.  Additional information regarding the Aspen Swim Club can be found at https://www.teamunify.com/Home.jsp?team=coasc Swim practice is held at the Aspen Recreation Center. 

Water Slide Height Requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall - no exceptions!

This is a public pool, which means that lap lanes may sometimes need to be shared.

Due to staffing concerns, we do not allow drop-ins for any of our group or private lessons.

All guests must shower before entering the pool.

There are no shoes, food or drink allowed on the pool deck.

Join the Aspen Swim Club today! For more information, please visit their website at aspenswimclub.org.

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