All Activities

Our Town One Table

Date: August 21, 2022

Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm

Location: 4th and Main Street

Our Town One Table: Community Dinner

Fourth of July Parade & Pool Party

Date: July 4, 2022

Join the Carbondale Park and Rec Staff for Fourth of July Pool Party!

Introduction to Gardening

Start date: June 28, 2022 - End date: August 23, 2022

Time: 6-7pm

Location: Demeter's Garden

Learn the basics of gardening with this hands-on gardening series from CSU Extension!  All classes will be beginner-friendly and bilingual.  All ages!

June 28: Planning/Plant Selection/Soil
July 12: Nutrients
July 26: Composting
August 9: Plant Growth
August 23: Diagnostics

Day: Every other Tuesday
Dates: June 28-August 23
Time: 6-7pm
Cost: FREE
Max: 12
Registration Deadline: One week prior

Palisade Lavender Festival

Date: June 25, 2022

Time: 9am-5pm

Join us for a trip to Palisade for the Lavender Festival.  Park entrance fee included in registration. Booths, crafts, seminars, and live music by the Lincoln Pants Band by the river.

Day: Saturday
Date: June 25
Time: 9am-5pm
Cost: $15
Min/Max: 6/13
Registration Deadline: One week prior
Location: Van will depart from/return to the CRCC and Crystal Meadows Commons IV (if you live downvalley from Carbondale, accommodations may be made for pickup/dropoff)

Friday Field Trips

Start date: June 24, 2022 - End date: July 15, 2022

Time: 10:00am-5:00pm

Glenwood Caverns
Includes tram ride and unlimited rides (Giant Canyon Swing, Alpine Coaster, Canyon Flyer, Cliffhanger Roller Coaster, Soaring Eagle Zip Ride, 4D Theater, Laser Tag, and more). **Parents please sign the Glenwood Caverns waiver (accessed here or at the Front Desk of the Rec Center the morning of):

Day: Friday, June 24
Cost: $65
Min/Max: 8/13
Ages: 8-14 years
Registration Deadline: One week prior


Get Air (Trampoline Park)
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

Day: Friday, July 15
Cost: $50
Min/Max: 8/13
Ages: 8-14 years
Registration Deadline: One week prior

Youth Hikes

Start date: June 15, 2022 - End date: July 27, 2022

Time: 9:30am-3pm

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.

 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

Hikes and Dates:
Avalanche Creek: Wednesday, June 15 and Monday, June 20
Hunter Creek: Wednesday, June 22 and Monday, June 27
Grottos: Wednesday, July 13 and Monday, July 18
Thomas Lakes: Wednesday, July 27

Days: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 9:30am-3pm

Cost: $35/hike
Min/Max: 4/10
Reg. Deadline: One week prior

Kids’ Pump Track Time Trials

Date: June 8, 2022

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: North Face Bike Park

Join us for kids’ pump track time trials with the Carbondale Parks and Recreation Department at Carbondale’s North Face Bike Park.
From Striders to Pedal Bikers we will have pump track time trials for different age groups.  FREE!  Must have own bike and helmet.

Youth Tennis

Start date: June 8, 2022 - End date: July 27, 2022

Time: 10-11am and 11am-12pm

Location: Darien Pickleball and Tennis Courts

Tennis lessons will focus on stroke production for forehand, backhand, serve, & volley including practice drills.  Singles & doubles formats will be practiced along with scoring (including no-ad scoring).  Emphasis will be placed on learning to play the sport safely & correctly  while having fun doing it.

Ages: 6-8 years; 9-13 years
Days: Mon & Weds
Dates: June 8-29; July 6-27
Times: 10-11am; 11am-12pm
Cost: $60
Max: 10

Coed Adult Softball League

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Time: 6-10pm

Location: North Face Park

Play ball! This league will include a regular season, followed by a tournament. Games will be played at North Face Park (Carbondale). Schedules and scores available at

Ages: 18 years & older
Day: Mondays
Cost: $450
Min/Max: 6/8 teams
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 27

Kids’ Bike Rodeo

Date: June 6, 2022

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Carbondale Recreation Center

Bring your bike and helmet and give our bike obstacle course a try! The Bike Rodeo is a fun way for kids to learn basic bike safety and the “rules of the road” while navigating a fun obstacle course. Prizes will be awarded and we will also have a local bike mechanic on hand to show kids how to keep their bikes in tip-top shape.  FREE!