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Carbondale Parks & Recreation Department


Winter is for Fitness & Member Appreciation! During the month of January 2018, we offer everyone a special promotion.

4 months for the price of 3!

Easy Online Registration at our website:


567 Colorado Ave Carbondale, CO 81623

Carbondale Recreation Contact Information Parks & Recreation Director Eric Brendlinger 510-1277 W / 319-2494 cell Recreation Center Manager Jessi Rochel 510-1278 W / 274-2821 cell Recreation Coordinator Facility and Special Events Jamie Wall 510-1214 W / (608) 385-9252 Recreation Coordinator Athletics Youth & Adult TBD Recreation Coordinator Aquatics & Wellness Margaret Donnelly 510-1280 W / (503) 415-9514 cell Recreation Facilities/ Field Maintenance Steve Groom 379-9978 cell Amigos y Amigas Latinos si no lees ingles, llama a Eric al 510-1277 puede explicar todos los programas en este libro y como registrarse. Gracias.

Carbondale Recreation & Community Center General Facility Hours

Mon through Friday Saturday Sunday

6am-9pm 8am-5pm 10am-5pm

Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Memorial Day. Closing at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Parks & Recreation Commission Becky Moller: Chair Tracy Wilson: Vice Chair Todd Chamberlin Hollis Kerler Kathleen Wanatowicz Ashley Allis Camy Britt Lana Trettin

John Williams

The P&R Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month in Town Hall at 7 pm and the public is welcome. Agendas are available on the Town of Carbondale Website Check out our event schedules, programs, and pictures:

CARBONDALE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY CENTER SUMMER Hours: Mon-Thurs 6am-9pm; Fri 6am-7pm; Sat 9am-2pm; Sun 10am-4pm WINTER Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-9pm; Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 10am-5pm

Membership Rates Daily Admissions Children (2 years and under) Youth (3-17 years)

Free $5

Adult (18+ years)


Seniors (62+ years)

Membership Fees


Youth (3-17 yrs) Monthly


Youth (3-17 yrs) 3-Month


Youth (3-17 yrs) Annual


Adult (18+ years) Monthly


Adult (18+ years) 3-Month


Adult (18+ years) Annual


Senior (62+ yrs) 1-Month


Senior (62+ yrs) 3-Month


Senior (62+ yrs) Annual


Household* Monthly


Household* 3-Month


Household* Annual


Youth (3-17 yrs) & Senior (62+ yrs)


Adult (18+ years)


20-Visit Punch Pass** (10% discount on daily rates)

* Household Memberships: Must reside full-time in the same residence. Maximum 2 adults 18 years or older. Includes up to 4 children 17 years or younger. **Punch Passes: EXPIRE in 3 years. Multiple punches may be used to bring in guests. Punch passes are scanned once per person, per amenity (may be used at the James M. Fleet Pool seasonally in addition to the CRCC). Memberships are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.

Must provide photo ID at time of purchase.

The St. Mary’s Bloodmobile will be at the CRCC every other month during 2018! Mark your calendars. Bring a photo ID. January 24, March 21, and May 16 3

Winter/Spring Class Schedule (January 2018-May 2018) Classes listed in black are included with cost of membership or daily drop in fee. Classes listed in Blue are specialty classes and are provided at an additional cost, the prices are listed below. A membership is not required to attend these classes. For a non-member the fee covers the use of the class and locker rooms only, a daily drop in fee would be required for access to the rest of the recreation center. Registration is required for these classes and can be done online at for Base Camp Cycling or via the Front Desk at (970) 510-1290 for Tae Kwon Do. All classes are in the gym unless otherwise noted. Monday Yin Yoga 7:30am-8:30am

Silver Sneakers Classic 9:15am-10:30am Spinnerval Core Blast (NEW) 12-1pm

High Intensity Interval Training 5:30pm-6pm

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Tuesday Base Camp Cycling 7:15-8:15am Outdoor Exercise Area Core Cardio 8:30am-9:30am Body Fusion (NEW) 9:30-11am Activity Room (Starts Jan 30th) Chair Yoga 10am-11am Base Camp Cycling 12pm-1pm Outdoor Exercise Area Summit AMPED 12pm-12:45pm Hatha Yoga 5:30pm-6:30pm Activity Room Summit AMPED 5:30pm-6:15pm Base Camp Cycling 6pm-7pm Outdoor Exercise Area Tae Kwon Do 6:30pm-8:30 pm

Wednesday Hatha Yoga 7:30am-8:30am Activity Room

Silver Sneakers Classic 9:15am-10:30am Zumba 11am-12pm Spinnerval Core Blast (NEW) 12-1pm

High Intensity Interval Training 5:30pm-6pm Yoga En Español (NEW) 6pm-7pm Activity Room

Thursday Base Camp Cycling 7:15-8:15am Outdoor Exercise Area Core Cardio 8:30am-9:30am Body Fusion (NEW) 10:45am-12:15pm Activity Room (Starts Jan 30th) Chair Yoga 10am-11am Base Camp Cycling 12pm-1pm Outdoor Exercise Area Summit AMPED 12pm-12:45pm Hatha Yoga 5:30pm-6:30pm Activity Room Summit AMPED 5:30pm-6:15pm Base Camp Cycling 6pm-7pm Outdoor Exercise Area Tae Kwon Do 6:30pm-8:30 pm

Friday Foam Rolling 7am-8am Activity Room Hatha Yoga 8am-9am

Silver Sneakers Classic 9:15am-10:30am Tai Chi 11am-12am

Sunday Zumba 10am-11am NIA 11am-12pm

Base Camp Cycling: $68 per monthly session; sessions are each month January 2018 – March 2018. Limited space available so register early. Tae Kwon Do: Ongoing class, year round. See page 6 for details. We reserve the right to add or drop classes throughout the winter and spring schedule. Classes must average a minimum of 5 participants per class to continue, so bring a friend! To verify the continuation of a class, find class descriptions, and learn more about our instructors please visit our website at and select the Programs heading.


Personal Training Options and Fees Two easy steps to personal training.

You must have a current membership with the CRCC to partake in the personal training. 1. Pay for training at the front desk. 2. Contact the personal trainer who best suits your needs and schedule your appointment. Personal Training Packages

Private Personal Training

Buddy Training (2 people)

Buddy Training (3 People)

3 sessions 5 sessions 10 sessions 20 sessions

$165 $250 $450 $800

$195 $300 $550 $1,000

$225 $350 $650 $1,200

*All members are entitled to one complimentary fitness orientation a year. This orientation will be with a certified personal trainer and review recreation center policies and offer an overview of how to use the gym equipment including: cardio equipment, weight machines, cable machine, and squat racks. Audrey Burgio (720) 496-5423 ISSA ,CrossFit, USAKL & Sport Level 2 Kettlebell Cerrtified Instructor

Jonelle Luther (928) 853-3421

NASN Certified Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist

Judy Haynes (970) 618-1066 NASM Personal Trainer Certified Functional Manual Soft Tissue & Chain Reaction Trainer

Sarah Macgregor (719) 360-4789

AMGA Certified Rock Climbing Instructor & Yoga Instructor Se Habla Espanol Prices differ for Climbing Lessons. See Page 9.


Specialty Classes & Races Winter/Spring 2018 SAHN Tae Kwon Do Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts classes for children & adults. Improve your balance, strength, coordination, and flexibility. Integrate body, mind, and spirit using the Taekwondo tenets: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control and Indomitable Spirit. Sahn Taekwondo classes are taught by Nationally and Internationally certified instructors: Ms. Cedar Rose Guelberth, 3rd Dan, & Grand Master Richard Hodder, 9th Dan. Six-month pre-registration discounts available. Age: 6 years & up Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays Date: Year Round Time: 6:30-8:00pm Location: CRCC Gymnasium Cost: $90/month $73/month (2nd member of family) $53/month (3rd and more family members) For more information: Ms. Cedar Rose (970) 948-8774

Rassle the Castle

Date: January 13, 2018 Cost: Adults (18 years+): $30 or $25 with a non perishable food item for Lift Up Juniors (10-17 years): $25 or $20 with a non-perishable food item for Lift up Children (9 years and under): Free Both Fat Bike Race and Snowshoe Race: $40 Location: Redstone Inn Time: Fat Bike Race 9am; Snowshoe Race 10am Registration: Pre-register online until Jan. 10th; Pre-register with non-perishable food item at the Rec Center until Jan 12th. Day of Event Registration ½ hour prior to the race (Cash or Check Only) Start at the Redstone Inn and race along the beautiful Crystal River to the Redstone Castle, through the forest, and then back to the Inn. Enjoy camaraderie and a post race raffle at 11:30am. All participants will get a raffle ticket with entry. Proceeds help benefit more activity-based events for the Roaring Fork Community, the Redstone Community Association, and the Calaway Young Cancer Center. 6

Preschool Winter Programs 2018

Motion Mondays & Wild & Wacky Wednesdays

These action packed programs are for preschoolers with their parents. We will set up tunnels, mats, blocks, the bounce house, and more! Parents must remain in attendance at all times.


(Motion Mondays year-round except May 28) (Wild & Wacky Wednesdays every week through April 11 except March 7)

Drop-in & Play! $5 for members $6 non-members Preschool Play Pass (10 punches) $40 for members $50 non-members Ages: 1 to 6 years (parent supervised program) Children under 1 are free

Early Release Wednesdays Open Gym

One half of the basketball gymnasium will be available for Open Gym activities on Early Release Wednesdays. Sport options will include basketball and indoor soccer. (Please note that our normal age rules require anyone 10 years and under to be supervised by someone 11 years and older.) Ages: 7 years & up Day: Wednesdays Time 2:00-4:00pm Cost: Swipe of membership card or our special Wednesday Early Release youth daily drop-in rate of $3.00

Early Release Wednesdays Youth Only Facilitated Climbing

The climbing wall will be staffed during this time to allow access to our climbing equipment and for previously certified climbers to get youth specific climbing time. One must be 14 years old or older to receive this certification. For ages 7-13 years, our climbing wall instructor will be available during this time to teach you what you need to know to climb on our wall. (Climbing Wall Parental Waiver Required) Ages: 7 years and up Day: Wednesdays Time: 2:00-4:00pm Cost: Swipe of membership card or our special Wednesday Early Release youth drop-in rate of $3.00 7

CRCC Climbing Wall Information


Our climbing wall is open during regular CRCC hours except during classes and clinics. Please check at the front desk for a current schedule.


Climbing wall access and certifications are included with all memberships and day passes. Clinics and private lessons require an additional fee. Please contact the front desk for pricing.

Certification: Anyone wishing to use the climbing wall must sign a climbing wall waiver and complete a short Level 1 (or higher) certification with a staff member (see below). Note: Certifications will be granted only at staff member’s discretion based on climber’s proficiency and are not guaranteed with CRCC membership, day-pass purchase, or completion of class or clinic. Level 1: Bouldering Only What: This is our most basic certification and requires no prior experience. Climbers with a Level 1 certification are not allowed to belay other climbers or use the auto-belay. New! When: This certification can be completed with any staff member during business hours Age: 14+** Prerequisites: None Level 2: Top-Rope and Auto-Belay What: Climbers with a Level 2 certification may climb on auto-belays and belay other climbers who have at least a Level 1 certification. To obtain a Level 2 certification you must safely and comfortably demonstrate top-rope belaying with an ATC belay device, clipping into and climbing on an auto-belay, tying a figure-8 follow-through knot, and performing safety checks and standard climber-belayer communication. When: Facilitated climbing hours* or by appointment. Age: 14+** Prerequisites: Prior knowledge OR completion of our Top-Rope Climbing Clinic OR Private Lesson. Level 3: Lead Climb and Belay What: This certification requires that climbers safely and comfortably demonstrate safe lead climbing and belaying, ability to take and catch a lead fall, good rope management while climbing and belaying, correct clipping technique, and communication and safety checks. When: Facilitated climbing hours* or by appointment Age: 14+** Prerequisites: Level 2 certification and prior knowledge OR completion of CRCC Indoor Sport Leading Clinic OR Private Lesson.

*Facilitated Climbing Hours:

On Wednesdays from 5:30-8:30pm, a staff member will be available to complete Level 1, 2 and 3 certifications on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you are interested in learning the skills required to complete these certifications, you may sign up for a clinic or private lesson. Certification for children under age 17 are also available during Early Release Wednesdays from 2-4pm. ** Children under the age of 14 may be certified at the discretion of an instructor after participating in one or more of our youth climbing programs or demonstrating exceptional proficiency with skills required.

Questions about the CRCC climbing wall or programs? Contact Jessi at or call the Front Desk at (970) 510-1290


Winter/Spring Climbing Wall Programs Climbing Wall Private Lessons & Semi-Private Certifications This instruction is available through appointments with a climbing wall instructor. Contact Sarah MacGregor at Private Sessions Semi –Private Sessions Fees 1 Private Session $60 1 semi-Private Session $60 (2 people, 1 hour) 3 Private Sessions $165 1 semi-Private Session $75 (3-4 people, 1 hour) 5 private sessions $250 Climbing Clinics 3 Hour Clinics: Thursdays; $45 ($35 for early registration) Min/Max: 4 / 8 2 Hour Clinics: Thursdays; $35 ($25 for early registration) Ages: 14 years and up 1 Hour Clinics: Mondays; $20 ($15 for early registration) Early registration discount deadline is one week before each clinic. Multiple date options! Top-Rope Climbing and Belay Clinic: January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14 1 hour (5:30-6:30pm) Learning to climb on top-rope is a great way to step into the vertical world of rock climbing, and is a fun way for climbers of all levels to practice technique and gain confidence on the wall. This course will teach you to safely climb on top-rope and belay a top-rope climber, or serve as a refresher if you’re looking to solidify your knowledge. Note: Additional times may be available depending on demand. Intro to Rock Climbing for Ladies: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 2 hours (6-8pm) Learn the basics of rock climbing and meet a supportive community of other like minded ladies to climb with! Topics include: top rope belaying, climbing technique, safety protocols, and fun activities to get practice and make friends! Receive top-rope certification through this class. Indoor Lead Climbing Certification Clinic: January 18, March 15 3 hours (6-9pm) Learn or refresh your knowledge on lead climbing, lead belaying, and build confidence through practice indoors. Anchor Building and Cleaning Clinic: February 15, April 26 2 hours (6-8pm) Learn and practice several methods of building rock climbing anchors, when to use them, and several methods for cleaning the anchor to retrieve your gear. Be a better, more knowledgeable climber and partner with this knowledge! Community Climb Night at the CRCC Mondays 6:30-9pm If you agree that climbing is more fun when you have a stoked group of people to climb with, then come join us for Community Climb Night at the CRCC! Open to all ability levels, this is an opportunity to meet other local climbers, share beta, and get motivated. This is not an instructional clinic. Day pass or CRCC membership required. Participants must be CRCC climbing wall certified and have a signed climbing wall waiver on file. 9

Winter/Spring Climbing Wall Programs Must register at least one week in advance!

Rock Stars Children’s Climbing Class An introductory climbing class for younger children and first-time climbers. This course focuses on building confidence and basic technique through games and fun activities while teaching safe practices, fundamental vocabulary, and an age-appropriate introduction to climbing equipment. Age: 6-8 yrs Time: Mondays, 3:45-5:00pm Min/Max: 5-8 Cost: $60/session Session 1: January 8, 15, 22, 29 Session 2: February 5, 12, 19, 26 Session 3: March 5, 12, 19, April 2 Session 4: April 9, 16, 23, 30 Beginner/Intermediate Youth Climbing Class This course is designed to review and build on skills learned in the Rock Stars Children’s Climbing Class, introduce older children to those concepts, and allow students to have fun and build confidence as they progress at their own pace through technical skills practice and technique-focused activities. This course is open to all ability levels. Age: 8+ yrs Time: Thursdays, 3:45-5:00pm Min/Max: 5-8 Cost: $60/session Session 1: January 11, 18, 25, February 1 Session 2: February 8, 15, 22, March 1 Session 3: March 8, 15, 22, April 5 Session 4: April 12, 19, 26, May 3 Session 5: May 10, 17, 24, 31 Climbing Club This course is designed for graduates of the Beginning/Intermediate Youth Climbing Class and students with previous climbing experience. Previous knowledge of top-rope belaying is encouraged but not required. We will focus on improving and solidifying technical skills, safety awareness, and climbing technique while building confidence and independence. Students eleven years or older may become top-rope belay certified (valid at the CRCC only) through this course at the discretion of the instructor. Age: 8+ yrs Time: Wednesdays, 4:00-5:15pm Min/Max: 5-8 Cost: $60/session Session 1: January 10, 17, 24, 31 Session 2: February 7, 14, 21, 28 Session 3: March 7, 14, 21, April 4 Session 4: April 11, 18, 25, May 2 Session 5: May 9, 16, 23, 30 Policies for Climbers Under 18 Years: All climbers 17 years and under must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Climbers 6 years and under can climb only if belayed/supervised by an adult (18+ years). Outside of CRCC youth programs, climbers under 14 years must be accompanied by a certified climber 14 years or older. Climbers under 14 years may climb on top-ropes or auto-belays only if belayed/ supervised by a Level 2 or 3 certified climber. Climbers of any age must be Level 3 certified to lead climb or lead belay. Any climber 14 years or older must be at least Level 1 certified to boulder and Level 2 certified to climb on top-ropes/auto-belays or belay other climbers. Children under the age of 14 may be certified at the discretion of an instructor after participating in one or more of our youth climbing programs or demonstrating exceptional proficiency with skills required. 10

Youth Winter Programs 2018 Dodgeball Derivatives

Keep your kids active after school by joining Dodgeball Derivatives. We will explore many different ways to play the game of Dodgeball. Have your kids played Artillery, Shipwreck, Minefield, or Last One Standing? These are great games using our specially designed foam dodgeballs. Ages: 8-11 years Day: Friday Dates: February 9, 16, 23 Time: 3:30-4:30pm Cost: $40 Location: CRCC Gymnasium Min/Max: 8/20 Registration Deadline: Friday, February 2

School’s Out Trips

Silo Includes 2 hours of jump time (trampolines, dodgeball, foam pit, and ninja course).***Parents please sign the Get Air waiver during registration. Available online ONLY at Waiver.html*** Date: Friday, March 30 Time: 10am-5pm Cost: $45 Ages: 8-12yrs Registration Deadline: Friday, March 23

Carbondale Ninja Warrior

NEW FOR 2018! Keep you kids moving after school! We’ll use all the rec center has to offer to create a different obstacle course each day. Once constructed, we’ll spend the remainder of our time trying to finish the obstacle course before the clock hits zero! Ages: 8-11 years Day: Friday ! ram g Dates: April 6, 13, 20 Pro w Time: 3:30-4:30pm e N Cost: $30 Location: CRCC Gymnasium Min/Max: 8/16 Registration Deadline: Friday, March 30


Ice Rink Information 4th St. Plaza Rink

A downtown ice rink will again be available for family skating this winter at the corner of 4th Street and Main Street in downtown Carbondale. This rink will be open from 12 noon to 9pm daily, ice permitting. The season will be short so make sure you don’t miss it! Go to our website or facebook page for updated ice information. FYI-No stick sports are allowed on this sheet of ice. Hockey and Broomball must take place at the Gus Darien Ice Arena. There is a selection of ice skates for rent for $3/day or $10/for 3 days (must visit the CRCC at 567 Colorado Avenue for rentals).

Family Skate Night

Community Skate Party Come down to the 4th Street Plaza Ice Rink on January’s First Friday for a a free Community Party. We will have a fire pit, roast hot dogs and marshmallows, and drink hot chocolate. Ice skate rentals will be available at the Rec Center until 9pm. Day: Friday Date: January 5 Time: 5:30-8pm Cost: FREE Location: 4th Street Plaza Ice Rink

Gus Darien Ice Arena

We will be operating the large ice arena located on County Road 100, the home of the summer rodeo. Ice skate rentals are available at the CRCC in downtown Carbondale. We have flood lights to illuminate the ice until 9pm. The ice rink is reserved Wednesday and Friday nights 6:00-10pm for the Carbondale Broomball League and reserved 4:00-7:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays during January and February for Youth Hockey classes. For info on additional closures, please pick up a schedule or go online to

Ice Arena Rentals

The Gus Darien Ice Arena is available for private rentals—schedule a birthday party, holiday party, or just hockey time. Please call 970-510-1279 for more information, including available times and dates, rates, and other details.

Pick up Hockey

Pick up hockey is allowed at the Gus Darien Ice Rink on a first come first serve basis unless there is a Town Recreation Program scheduled. Please respect other skaters and adjust the goal setup to accommodate other rink users. Pick up hockey is not allowed to supersede other uses except during the following times: Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday 7:30-9:00pm.


Gus Darien Ice Arena Programs Introduction to Ice Hockey for Kids

This is an introductory program for ice hockey for boys and girls. These lessons are for those who have some skating skills with little or no hockey skills. Participants will develop their skills and learn the basics of the game in a recreational environment. Hockey helmets with full face mask and an appropriately sized hockey stick required for all participants. Shin pads, elbow pads, hockey pants, and hockey gloves are highly recommended. **Coaches are needed for this program. If you are interested, call Jessi at 970-510-1278. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Dates: January 2-February 1 **ice permitting Cost: $50 Min/Max: 8/20 per session Ages: 6-9 yrs Time: 4-5pm, 5-5:30pm Open Scrimmage Ages: 10-14 yrs Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 26

Carbondale Broomball League

The Recreation Department will continue its very popular adult broomball league for ages 18 and up. Broomball sticks are provided. Come have a laugh, get a good workout, or sit by the ďŹ re and cheer on the teams. Helmets are REQUIRED & HEAVILY ENFORCED. People not wearing helmets will not be allowed to play. Kneepads, elbow pads, and/or wristguards are highly recommended, as are helmets with full face masks for the goalies. Day: Wednesday and Friday Nights Dates: January 3-February 2 Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm Location: Gus Darien Ice Arena Cost: $200/team Min/Max: 6/8 Registration deadline: Friday December 22 For more league information about standings, teams, game times, and tournament schedule please visit:


Youth Spring Programs 2018 SK8 Lessons

We will be continuing our Girls ONLY lessons in addition to our traditional mixed lessons. Join seasoned instructor Chris Johnson. Please see definitions to find the right class for you. Must sign up for full session. Ages: 5 years and up Day: Wednesday (Girls ONLY); Thursday (Coed) Dates: May 2, 9, 16, 23 (Girls ONLY); May 3, 10, 17, 24 (Coed) Location: Carbondale Skate Park Cost: $65 (full session) Min/Max: 4/10 Registration Deadline: Monday, April 23 LEVEL 1-Beginners Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm

LEVEL 2 -Intermediate and up Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Bonedale Kids’ Bike Rodeo

Bring your bike & helmet to give our bike obstacle course a try! Parents are required to sign a participation waiver. This event teaches kids basic bike safety “rules of the road” while navigating a fun obstacle course. Prizes will be awarded and bike mechanics from Aloha Mountain Cyclery will be on hand to show you how to keep your ride in tip-top shape. Ages: 4 years and up Day: Monday Date: May 21 Time: 4pm-6:30pm Cost: FREE Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center


Winter Adult Leagues 2018 Winter Adult COED Volleyball Leagues

Bump, set, and spike your way into our 4 on 4 Winter Volleyball League! This league is fast-paced and action-packed, offering nothing but a great time to those involved. The league will consist of regular season play, followed by a single-elimination or double-elimination tournament (depending on how many teams register) to determine the league champion. The league is self-ofďŹ ciated with teams making their own calls. Days: Mondays Dates: January 8-April 2 Times: 7-10pm Cost: $200/team/league Ages: 18+ years Min/Max: 8/12 Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 2 For more league information about standings, teams, game times, and tournament schedule please visit:


The winter Golden Paddle League is already full. We offer many drop-in opportuities to play pickleball on the three courts in our gymnasium.

CRCC Drop-In Pickleball Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8am & 1:30-3:30pm Saturdays 8am-11am 15

Cooking Class Series 2018 Winter and Spring Cooking Class Series Learn how to use water bath canners, pressure canners, and other forms of preserving foods. This class is a hands on and lecture format with a goodie to take home after every class. Instructor: Carla Farrand. All classes limited to 10 people and run from 6-9pm.

Gluten Free Baked Goods

Monday, January 22 Fee: $10 Make tasty gluten free baked goods and learn the tricks for cooking them at high altitude. Please note our kitchen is a shared facility so there is a possibility for cross contamination.

Salsa Making

Monday, February 26 Fee: $15 Come spice up your life this Valentine’s season. Learn how to make fruit and veggie based salsas.

Pressure Canning Meat

Monday, March 19 Fee: $10 Learn how a pressure canner works as we walk through each step involved in safely canning meats. Great class for hunters and ďŹ shers! (Optional: Bring your canner lid for testing of the dial gauge.)

Container Gardening

Monday, April 23 Fee: $10 How to grow your veggies in a small space, and use them to beautify your spaces. Come learn from a Master Gardener.

Cottage Food Safety Class

Monday, May 21 Fee:$25 Get ready to sell your produce at farmers markets. This class teaches you all you need to know and is taught by a Master Food Safety Advisor.


Winter / Spring Senior Programs 2018 Bingo at Redstone Inn

Join the Carbondale Recreation Department for an exciting evening in Redstone. We’ll visit the Redstone general store, have dinner at the Redstone Inn, and then enjoy some bingo to cap off the evening. Bring money for dinner and bingo! Day: Thursday Date: February 22 Time: 4:30-8:30pm Cost: $5 Location: Van will pick/up drop off at the following locations: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center & Crystal Meadows Commons IV Registration Deadline: One week prior

Grand Junction Mall

Do you want to get away? Join the Carbondale Recreation Department for a day at the Grand Junction Mall. You can do some shopping, have lunch or just enjoy a stroll through the mall. Please no personal appointments as we cannot accommodate them all. Day: Friday Date: March 9 Time: 9am-5pm Cost: $10 Location: Van will pick/up drop off at the following locations: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center, Crystal Meadows Commons IV, and Manor I in Glenwood Min/Max: 6/10 Registration Deadline: Friday before the Trip

Museum of the West

Join the Carbondale Parks & Recreation Department as we explore the Wild West! We’ll enjoy lunch and explore the Museum of the West in Grand Junction. Exhibits include: Native Americans, Spanish Exploration, antique firearms, uranium mine, and many more! Dates: Friday, April 13 Time: 9am-5pm Cost: $10 Location: Van will pick/up drop off at the following locations: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center, Crystal Meadows Commons IV, and Manor I in Glenwood Springs. Min/Max: 6/10 Registration Deadline: Friday before the Trip 17

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Special Events Spring 2018

Easter Egg Hunt

Join Carbondale Recreation for its Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Sopris Park. Please arrive promptly because the hunt only lasts a few minutes and starts at 10 am sharp. And be sure to bring your own basket to collect the eggs. Participants will be divided up according to age. Registration for the Easter Basket Raffle will begin at 9:30 am, and winners will be drawn following the Hunt. Ages: 1-8 years Date: March 31 Cost: FREE

Day: Saturday Time: 10am Location: Sopris Park

Where My Peeps At Scavenger Hunt (5K-10K Run/Walk)

Date: March 31 Cost: $30 per team 3rd Annu al! Location: Sopris Park Time: Team Check in 8:30am Hop off at 9am Score Sheet turn in at 11am Team awards and Raffle 11:15am Teams: 2-6 people Pre-Registration Required: Early Bird Deadline March 5 (swag bag guaranteed) Late Registration Deadline March 26 Come out and enjoy a different kind of Easter Egg hunt. Due to the success of this event the past two years we are expanding. This year we will have two race categories. One race category is for families/kids/not so fast racers who will stay closer to downtown. Another race category is competitive teams who want to run a little farther. Work with your team to complete tasks, decipher clues, and find hidden Peeps around town. As always costumes highly encouraged!


Special Events Spring 2018 (cont.) Spring Into Fun Family Block Party

Spring Into Fun at the Family Block Party on Carbondale’s First Friday in May. Enjoy playful activities for the kiddos courtesy of the Carbondale Recreation, arts and crafts by the Children’s Rocky Mountain School and meet some of Colorado Animal Rescue’s sweetest adoptables! Live music, prize drawings, and food and drinks will be available. Proceeds benefit valley recreation, early childhood education, and our local animal shelter. Contact 970.948.1334 for more info. Ages: All ages! Date: Friday, May 4 Time: 4-8pm Cost: $1/ticket (carnival style fun) Location: $th Street Plaza & Park

North Face Bonedale Bike Jam (3rd Annual)

A free ride contest at Carbondale’s North Face Bike Park. From striders to Pros, many divisions and contests. Pump track time trials, best trick jam sessions and more! Ages: 4 and up Day: Saturday Date: May 19 Time: Register online or at 9:30 am on site; Comp starts at 10:30am Cost: $10.00 Location: North Face Bike Park Meadowood Drive


Summer Employment Opportunity 2018 Are you interested in becoming an American Red Cross Lifeguard? Lifeguard Certification

The lifeguard blended learning training course provides participants with all the skills necessary to become a certified lifeguard for American Red Cross Facilities. All training materials will be included with the course and participants must pass each section with a minimum of 80% or higher to become certified. Ages: 15+ (must be 15 by the last day of class) Total Course Length: 27hrs (7hr 25min online & 19 hrs 30 min in class/pool time) Location: Carbondale Recreation Center and Pool Cost: $150/person ($115 refunded at end of season to participants who become full-time lifeguards at the John M. Fleet Pool Registration Deadline: Monday, May 7

Lifeguarding Class Schedule

(all online training must be completed prior to the first day of class instruction)

Friday, May 11 4-8pm Saturday, May 12 8am-5pm Sunday, May 13 8am-5pm

Lifeguard Recertification

Lifeguarding review classes are designed to help you update your skills while also extending your certification for another two years. The Red Cross also offers review courses, for those whose certification is still valid (or within 30 days of expiring). Total Course Length: 13hrs Cost: $35/person Registration Deadline: Monday, April 30 Lifeguarding Recertification Class Schedule Saturday, May 5, 8am-5pm Sunday, May 6, 9am-1pm 20

Youth Summer Baseball/Softball 2018 Youth Baseball/Softball

Play ball! Join Carbondale Recreation for some baseball and softball fun this summer. Learn new skills, make new friends, play other town’s teams, and most of all—HAVE FUN!! Please see the age categories below. All ages are determined as of August 1, 2018. Must have own mitt. Uniforms included in fee. All teams are $80/participant. Min/Max: 10/13 (per team)

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REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 13. All teams are first come first serve. If a team fills before the registration deadline all additional sign-ups will be placed on a waitlist. So sign up early to ensure a spot on the team! Team maximums will be strongly enforced. Practice and game schedules will be dependent on coaches’ availability and will be set in May. Practices and regular season games will occur during the week, but tournament games may be played on Saturdays. All communication for all teams will be conducted via email. Please check for schedules, updates, and additional information. The season will begin the third week of May and end by the third weekend in July.

Baseball Program Team ages

Softball Program Team Ages

Coach Pitch (7-8 yrs) 9-10 years 11-12 years

8-10 years 11-12 years 13-15 years


Adult Leagues Spring/Summer 2018 Women’s Adult Volleyball League

BACK FOR 2018! Monday nights are ladies’ night at the CRCC! Bump, set, and spike your way into our 4 on 4 Women’s Volleyball League! The league will consist of regular season play, followed by a double-elimination tournament to determine the league champion. The league is self-officiated with teams making their own calls. Ages: 18 years & older Day: Mondays Dates: April 9-May 21 Times: 7-9pm Cost: $150/team Location: CRCC West Gym ONLY (East Gym available for drop-in) Min/Max: 4/8 Registration Deadline: Monday, April 2

Men’s Summer Softball

The 2018 season will begin the first week in June and run through September, culminating with a double elimination tournament. Please note the early registration discount and get your teams ready NOW! Late registrations will be charged the additional fee, no exceptions. Ages: 18 years & older Day: Tuesday Date: Starts first week in June Time: 6-10pm Early Registration Cost: $650 **Must be signed up by May 1 Late Registration Cost: $750 **Must be signed up by May 15 Min/Max: 6/8 teams

Mid-Valley Coed Softball League

In partnership with Crown Mountain Recreation District, we will be offering a 7 game regular season, plus tournament, coed softball league. Games will be played at both Crown Mountain Park (El Jebel) and North Face Park (Carbondale). Ages: 18 years & older Day: Monday Date: June 4 to August 6 Time: 6:30-9:30pm Cost: $450 Registration Deadline: Friday, May 25 Min/Max: 6/8 teams * Registration will be done through Carbondale Rec 22


The 2015 Town of Carbondale Parks, Recreation, and Trail Master Plan cited strong public support for the renovation and upgrades to the John M. Fleet municipal pool. The existing pool is now 40 years old and its aging infrastructure is becoming exceedingly costly and difficult to maintain. At the same time, pool usage continues to climb, indicating the value that Carbondale area citizens place on having a municipal pool. We want to learn the desires of our community regarding a municipal aquatic facility and to gauge individual support for creative solutions to meet our needs. We appreciate your help by participating in the following survey and invite you to join us on February 28, 2018 at 6pm in Town Hall for an open forum to talk in greater detail and explore available options. Circle the appropriate letters and return to the Carbondale Recreation & Community Center, 567 Colorado Ave, Carbondale, CO 81623. Link to Survey Monkey at , download the survey at, or e-mail it to For your efforts each completed survey per individual will receive a day pass good at the Carbondale Recreation & Community Center or at the John M. Fleet Town Pool. Enter name here to receive your day pass: ________________________________________________ 1. Are you over the age of 18? 2. Do you live inside or outside the Town of Carbondale limits? 3. Do you own property within the Town of Carbondale limits?

a. Yes a. Inside a. Yes

b. No b. Outside b. No

4. How often do you use the John M. Fleet swimming pool? (select one) a. At least once a week during the summer season b. A least once a month during the summer season c. 1-3 times total per summer season d. I don’t use the swimming pool 5. Which of the following aquatic facilities do you regularly use throughout the valley? (select all that apply) a. RVR Pool b. Ironbridge Pool c. Glenwood Springs Recreation Center Pool d. Glenwood Springs Hot Springs Pool(s) e. Aspen Recreation Center Swimming Pool f. Snowmass Recreation Center Swimming Pool g. Other Please write in how often you use these other facilities, and what attracts you to them.

6. How would you rank the current condition of the Town’s swimming pool and bathhouse facility? (select one) a. Excellent b. Good c. Fair d. Poor e. I don’t know/I don’t use the swimming pool 7. Would you support replacing the swimming pool and bathhouse? a. Yes b. No c. I don’t know/ I’d like to know more 8. How should the Town of Carbondale address the John M. Fleet swimming pool’s long-term maintenance needs? a. Begin planning and fundraising for a new aquatic facility b. Continue to maintain and operate the existing pool until it becomes prohibitive due to physical deterioration of the pool and/or safety. Discontinue operating a town pool at that time/don’t have a town pool. c. Regional pool planning – coordinate with neighboring communities d. No opinion, it doesn’t affect me


Town of Carbondle Pool Survey (continued from previous page). Thanks for giving us your feedback! 8. How should the Town of Carbondale address the John M. Fleet swimming pool’s long-term maintenance needs? a. Begin planning and fundraising for a new aquatic facility b. Continue to maintain and operate the existing pool until it becomes prohibitive due to physical deterioration of the pool and/or safety. c. Discontinue operating a town pool at that time/don’t have a town pool. d. Regional pool planning – coordinate with neighboring communities e. No opinion, it doesn’t affect me 9. If Carbondale was to pursue a new aquatic facility, which scale do you think is appropriate and would you support funding for? a. Outdoor Lap Pool with Diving Board and Kiddie area -(similar to existing town pool, not year-

round) – approx. $3,000,000 to construct and $175,000 annually to operate and maintain. b. Outdoor Pool Lap Pool with Splash Pad/Water Play features not year-round – approximately

$3,700,000 to construct and $185,000 annually to operate and maintain. c. Outdoor Lap Pool with Splash Pad/Water Play features heated year-round – approximately

$3,820,000 to construct and $295,000 annually to operate and maintain d. Indoor Pool Facility (modest in scale, lap pool, kiddie pool, slide, restrooms/showers, check-in area,

offices) – approximately $7,500,000 to construct and $375,000 annually to operate and maintain. 10. What are the most important features for an aquatic facility to have in Carbondale? (rank your top 3) a. b. c. d. e. f. g.

Extended season/heated Lap Pool/ability to host swim competitions Therapy/Fitness Pool Wading Pool/Kiddie Pool Splash Park features Diving area Slides

11. In which ways would you support raising money to build and maintain a new aquatic facility? (select all that apply) a. Form a “Friends of Carbondale Parks & Recreation” Foundation to accept private donations and launch a fundraising campaign b. Increase the RSUT (Recreation Sales & Use Tax) c. Increase property tax d. Special District e. Bond 12. Please write in any comments or thoughts you have regarding the future of the Carbondale Pool.

13. Are you interested in being on a fundraising committee/and or community steering committee regarding the Carbondale pool? a. Yes b. No c. Maybe/I’d like to know more If yes or maybe, please enter contact information below and your skills & attributes that would assist with this project.

Name: Phone #: E-mail: Skills or Aquatic Interest: Are you interested in receiving Carbondale Parks & Recreation Newsletters Yes



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