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Address: 0861 Maroon Creek Road, Aspen, CO
Phone Number: 970-544-4100
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6:00 am - 8:45 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:45 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 8:45 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 7:45 pm
Description: The Aspen Recreation Center, also known as the “ARC”, provides a variety...
The Aspen Recreation Center, also known as the “ARC”, provides a variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Try rock climbing for the first time, join a pick-up game of hockey, Mom and me Ice skating classes, learn how to play the guitar, tots and youth art classes, Martial Arts and Karate classes, swim lessons or just kick back and float for hours in our lazy river.Enjoy our state-of-the-art fitness center featuring an aerobic studio, media-enhanced Cardio room with elliptical trainers, treadmills, several types of stationary bikes, as well as stair climbers, a rowing machine, and a television on each machine so you can enjoy your favorite shows while you work out. The weight room includes a number of different resistance machines for weight training.
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Awesome place!

It was a rainy day and the kids wanted to do something so we headed to the rec center. Water slide, pool, lazy river, rock climbing and ice skating all for one price.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was a rainy day and the kids wanted to do something so we headed to the rec center. Water slide, pool, lazy river, rock climbing and ice skating all for one price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Kids had a great time. A bit pricey for just a few hours of fun, but worth it when it's pouring rain outside. Just wish that some parents would keep a better eye on their children. The lifeguards were great.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Why have I not been to this place before? The pool is amazing, the climbing wall way fun and ice skating too. Spend a day here with the kids, it is a blast!

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We mostly skied, but on a day we chose not to ski this was a fun place to come and ice skate - and toboggan out back, although the toboggan slope wasn't overly challenging or fast for teenagers.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Yopu can do everything in this place, ice skating, gym, climbing, swimming, its amazing! Always clean and nice staff!

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were directly to the Aspen Rec Center to take our kids and grandkids sledding. What a beautiful place this is. Such a great asset to the town of Aspen. We had just received over a foot of fresh snow so downhill sledding was way too hard for a 4 and 5 year old but just being in this beautiful... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My children love this place, lots of activities but their favorites are the pool and climbing wall. Pool can get crowded and sometimes the lifeguards are indifferent to the big kids walking on the little ones. This is best for kids up to about 15 or so. After that, they might be frustrated with all of the little ones.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The most civilized and beautiful recreation center I have seen. How I would have enjoyed being a young kid growing up in Aspen. Indoor pool, indoor gym and all the refuge for those who want to be out of the cold. But for those with sub-10 year old children just wanting to sled on snow, there's an incredible slope in... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We love the ARC! A family trip there for swimming is on our weekly to-do list. The staff there is great and the facilities are always clean.

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hiltonhead island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

they have a lot of things to do! Pool, wall climbing, hockey and others. This is a MUST to visit when you are here at aspen colorado

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Additional Information about Aspen Recreation Center

Address: 0861 Maroon Creek Road, Aspen, CO
Phone Number: 970-544-4100
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:45 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:45 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:45 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:45 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:45 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:45 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:45 pm

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