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Durango Community Recreation Center

2700 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
970-375-7300
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Ranked #12 of 28 attractions in Durango
Type: Sports Complexes
Most recent review
- Jul 9, 2014
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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

This place has a wonderful water slide and children's area for swimming, as well as diving boards and lap swimming. Provided hours of entertainment for my 6 year old. Nice locker facilities too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

My family and I visited while on vacation. My children are 6 and 9. We intermingled our touristy adventures with two trips to the rec center. The exterior is very well maintained with a nice playscape. The interior of the building is clean and inviting. The price for an entire family is a little expensive at about $20 for the... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We've found that a lot of towns in Colorado have pretty good community centers; we've been told it's because that's where the lottery money goes. Well, Durango's community center does not disappoint. It has a pretty good pool, a fitness center, and even a climbing wall. The climbing wall hours are limited, so check before you go. One entrance fee... More

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Went there with my kids while on vacation. The climbing wall was great. Our pool experience was not. My kids literally jumped into the pool once before some loud and overly aggressive lifeguard blew his whistle and yelled for all kids to get out of the pool for an adult swim. I am fine with the concept of an adult... More

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Durango, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Fantastic indoor pool area - lazy river, hot tub, very large children's pool safe for all ages with numerous slides/toys, large halfpipe style water slide for kids and adults alike, olympic sized pool with low and medium high dives. Mens, Womens, and family locker rooms/dressing rooms with showers. day entry fees/monthly memberships and yearly memberships. childcare for $2/hour. fantastic assortment... More

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Aspen, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We went for a swim meet and was thoroughly impressed. Building is recent, pool is very nice and great for little kids. Excellent climbing wall. Easy in town location and a good rainy day option. I would have liked for a swimsuit extractor in the locker room.

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Frederick, Colorado
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11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We were staying at a camp site at Vallecito Reservoir without showers, so we visited the rec center in Durango. It has a good pool for laps and for kid playing. The showers are private and quite nice. It is easy to get to the rec center and plenty of parking. And, there are good restaurants nearby, easy walking distance.

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california
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is a great place for kids to have fun. Hard to believe a small town like Durango has such an awesome recreation facility. It is clean and well run. Sure wish our town had something of this caliber for it's citizens. Congratulation Durango!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Reasonable rates, great facility. This is definitely worth a visit to work out or spend the day with the family. They have an indoor track, pools, workout room, climbing wall, ping pong (no admission required to just play a game), and friendly staff. What a treasure for Durango, especially if the weather keeps you in.

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Durango, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My grandkids came for a 10 days vacation visit to Durango and once they were introduced to the Durango Community Recreation Center......all they wanted to do is come back every day to enjoy his fantastic facility, especially the water slide/and play swimming area. Extremely clean and safe with qualified life guards monitoring the whole area. We had a blast and... More

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