All Activities

Youth Climbing (Ages 9-13)

Start date: December 3, 2020 - End date: December 17, 2020

Time: 4:30-5:30pm

Location: CRCC Climbing Wall

MASKS MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES! We will enforce social distancing and each child will be issued their own harness and climbing shoes to be used for the duration of the session.

This course is designed to review and build on skills learned in previous climbing classes, 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.

Ages: 9-13
Day: Thursdays
Dates: December 3, 10, 17
Cost: $45/session
Max: 4

Youth Climbing (Ages 6-8)

Start date: December 1, 2020 - End date: December 15, 2020

Time: 4:30-5:30pm

Location: CRCC Climbing Wall

MASKS MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES! We will enforce social distancing and each child will be issued their own harness and climbing shoes to be used for the duration of the session.

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.

Ages: 6-8 yrs
Day: Tuesdays
Dates: December 1, 8, 15
Cost: $45/session
Max: 4

Art Fun November Sessions

Start date: November 3, 2020 - End date: November 18, 2020

Time: 3-4pm and 11am-1pm

Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center

Carbondale Parks and Rec is partnering with Carbondale Arts to provide some ART FUN for kiddos!

This program will be held inside the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center in the lobby area. Class maximums will be strictly enforced. Social distancing will be maintained at all times and all participants will be required to wear a mask during the class. Class participants will be temperature-checked each day prior to being admitted to the class.

Please note each session requires a separate registration and there are Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday Sessions and a Wednesday ONLY Session. For Wednesdays ONLY, please send a sack lunch with your child.

Please only register if your child is able to attend all classes in the session and is able to be on time. It is very disruptive to a small art class if a child is late.

Ages: 8-12 years
Days: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday Sessions; Wednesdays ONLY Session
Dates: Session 1: Nov 3, 4, 5; Session 2: Nov 10, 11, 12; Session 3: Nov 16, 17, 18; Wednesdays ONLY Session: Nov 4, 11, 18
Time: Tues/Weds/Thurs Sessions 3-4pm; Wednesdays ONLY Session 11am-1pm
Cost: FREE
Max: 4

Skate Lessons

Start date: July 8, 2020 - End date: September 23, 2020

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Location: Carbondale Skate Park

Whether you’ve never skated before or want a chance to perfect new tricks, join instructor, Chris Johnson, at the Carbondale Skate Park. Please see definitions to find the right class for you. Must have own skateboard. Helmets Required. All other safety gear highly recommended.

Ages: 5 years and up
Day: Wednesday (Coed)
Cost: $65 (per session)
Min/Max: 4/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior
LEVEL 1 (Beginner Coed)
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
LEVEL 2 (Intermediate and Advanced Coed)
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Session: July 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19, 26; September 2, 9, 16, 23

Youth Hikes

Start date: June 22, 2020 - End date: August 19, 2020

Time: 9:30am-4pm

The Town of Carbondale Recreation Department operates under a special use permit with the USDA Forest Service, White River National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider and Employer.

Registered participants will receive COVID-19 specific program guidelines. All programs will follow local, state, and CDC health protocols. Please email with any questions.

Our hiking series is culminating with one final hike to Avalanche Creek Trail Our hikes are hands-on informational sessions where you will learn “Leave No Trace” practices of wilderness travel. A hiking equipment list is available at the front desk of the Carbondale Recreation & Community Center.

Ages: 8 years & up
Hike 5- Avalanche Creek Trail

Days: Wednesday
Date: August 19 / 9:30am-3pm

Cost: $30/hike
Min/Max: 4/8 (must meet the minimum to go, absolutely no exceptions to the maximum as we operate under a Forest Service Permit)
Reg. Deadline: One week prior

Bonedale Bike Jam

Date: May 16, 2020

Time: 9:30am

Location: North Face Bike Park

A free ride contest at Carbondale’s North Face Bike Park. From striders to pros, and pump track time trails to best trick jam sessions, there’s fun for all!

Spring Into Fun Family Block Party–POSTPONED

Date: May 1, 2020

Time: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Location: 4th Street Plaza

The Family Block Party on Carbondale’s First Friday in May.
Enjoy KidZone activities (bounce house, kid games, and arts & crafts) along with adoptables from Colorado Animal Rescue

100% of the proceeds benefit our local animal shelter, valley recreation, and youth arts programming.

Cooking with Spices with Deb Martin–CANCELLED

Date: April 20, 2020

Learn how to spice up your cooking with creative recipes with Indian and Thai influences. Bring a spice that you would like to learn how to use.

Day: Monday
Cost: $10
Min/Max: 8/13
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 17

Downtown Grand Junction & Museum of the West–CANCELLED

Date: April 17, 2020

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Join the Carbondale Recreation Department as we explore the Wild West! We’ll enjoy lunch and antique shops on Main Street in Downtown. Then drive to the Museum of the West for exploration. Exhibits include: Native Americans, Spanish Exploration, antique firearms, uranium mine, and many more!

Day: Friday
Cost: $10 (bring money for lunch/dinner/etc)
Min/Max: 6/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior

First Friday Spring Into Wellness–CANCELLED

Date: April 11, 2020

Time: 5:00-8:00pm

Location: Carbondale Recreation Center

Celebrating Healthy Eating Active Living (H. E. A. L.)
Showcasing wellness practitioners and businesses who support the health and well-being of our community.