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Durango Community Recreation Center

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Address: 2700 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Phone Number: (970) 375-5000
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: The 71,557 square foot Durango Community Recreation Center offers a Lap...
The 71,557 square foot Durango Community Recreation Center offers a Lap and Leisure Pool, Hot Tub, Water Slide, Outdoor Splash Pad, Racquetball Courts, Indoor Track, Aerobics Studio, Gymnasium, Youth Games Area, Cybex Free Weights and Pin Loaded Weight Equipment, Cardiovascular Equipment, Climbing Wall, meeting rooms, outdoor playground and Babysitting.
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Perfect end to a day of Rafting

For a bargain soak in a Hot Tub I would suggest a visit to the Durango Recreation Center. They have day passes for bargain rates, and even offer a significant discount to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For a bargain soak in a Hot Tub I would suggest a visit to the Durango Recreation Center. They have day passes for bargain rates, and even offer a significant discount to seniors! The Hot Tub felt heavenly after a half-day Rafting trip on the Animas River.

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Kelli J, Manager at Durango Community Recreation Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments. We are glad you enjoyed your experience at the Recreation Center. Our spa is great for relaxation after a day of outdoor activity. We also have a wonderful leisure pool and splash pad for kids. We offer day passes to seniors and children for $4.50/day. More 

Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

When we first moved here we would use the Rec Center regularly. However, we stopped using the hot tub because there were so many parents with young children (diaper age)...hence it's super-chlorinated. The machines are generally OK, but only a fraction of users wipe/disinfect them when done....best to do that yourself beforehand. The locker rooms and showers are high-school-ish and... More 

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Kelli J, Manager at Durango Community Recreation Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have recently installed gym wipes throughout the fitness area to encourage users to wipe equipment. The chemical levels in the spa are maintained according to Colorado State Health Codes and the spa is never super chlorinated. In August, 2014 the Recreation Center purchased state of the art Cybex strength equipment which is maintained at... More 

Snowflake, Arizona
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172 reviews 172 reviews
36 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have been here many times with my family and they always enjoy it. We have a great time, adults and kids a like. There is an Olympic swimming pool for laps with diving boards. They have a smaller kids area, slides, and a lazy river type setup. Hot tub, rock climbing, and lots of other things to do. Check... More 

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Kelli J, Manager at Durango Community Recreation Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We really appreciate your response and glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Farmington, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent swimming in a truly warm pool. Many of the cities in the four corners have indoor pools, but most are not quite warm enough to really be enjoyed. This pool is fantastic. Lots of fun toys for kids to ride on, a great huge hot tub, and a good temperature in the pool. Towel service and lockers available for... More 

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Kelli J, Manager at Durango Community Recreation Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback and will pass on temperature complement to the aquatics staff. More 

Tyler, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We went to the rec centre in Durango for a fun day out while staying in Pagosa (Aug 2014). We bought day passes which were a great deal and enjoyed the pool area immensely. They had family changing areas which is extremely helpful with little ones. There is a lazy/whirl pool, a shallow area with squirt/spray objects in the water,... More 

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Hurricane, Utah, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We received free passes from the Hampton Inn. What a great facility. The cardio area had so many machines that even when busy there was empty ones. They had a free weight section and then some pretty awesome weight machines. We went at 7:30 Am and it was quit busy. They have racket ball, basket ball courts. Lap pools and... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Love the cleanliness and quality equipment. Can get a little busy right after work, but i usually don't have to wait very long for a treadmill. Off hours, the place is all mine. :) Friendly and helpful staff.

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Durango, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The two pools are wonderful. One for the kiddies and one for serious swimmers. And there is even a whirlpool. The gym has new exercise machines and plenty of stationary bikes and other aerobic machines. Good racquetball courts too.

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Durango, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great facility. Swimming facilities are great for everyone... giant slide, kiddie props, lazy river, lap pool, therapy pool and whirl pool!!! Gym and equipment recently updated! Classes are taught by world class athlete instructors. It is, however, extremely crowded during certain hours, for instance 5pm on a winter evening. Don't even try to swim on a Saturday late morning. Also...... More 

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Durango, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

friendly check in and staff. all new equipment, new free weights, two pools, kid friendly, very affordable for me with a year pass

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