All Activities

Spring Into Fun Family Block Party–POSTPONED

Date: September 3, 2021

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.

Bonedale Bike Jam

Date: May 15, 2021

Time: 9:30am

Location: North Face Bike Park

A free ride contest at Carbondale’s North Face Bike Park. For striders & youth, join us for pump track time trails!

Youth Climbing (Ages 10-14)

Start date: March 4, 2021 - End date: March 18, 2021

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

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: 10-14 years
Day: Thursdays
Dates: March 4, 11, 18
Cost: $45/session
Max: 4

Youth Climbing (Ages 6-9)

Start date: March 2, 2021 - End date: March 16, 2021

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

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: 6-9 years
Day: Tuesdays
Dates: March 2, 9, 16
Cost: $45/session
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 wtempest@carbondaleco.net 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

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

Easter Egg Hunt–CANCELLED

Date: April 11, 2020

Time: 10:00am

Location: Sopris Park

Join Carbondale Parks and Recreation for its Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Sopris Park. Please arrive promptly because the hunt only last a few minutes and starts at 10am sharp. And be sure to bring your own basket to collect the eggs. Participants will be divided up according to age. Registration for the Easter Basket Raffle will begin at 9:30am, and winners will be drawn following the hunt.

Where My Peeps At Scavenger Hunt–CANCELLED

Date: April 11, 2020

Time: 8:30am

Location: Sopris Park

We love to keep this race interesting and different. This year all teams will cover a different 2 mile course than last year. This course will be fun and challenging for all age levels. There will be 50 easy Peeps made out of chalk for the little ones to fine to add bonus points. There will be photos to recreate the photo with your team. This is challenging for all ages.

New this year we will have one Golden Peep that is a grand prize for a team to have first crack at the Give Away Table. As always we will have prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, and the team with the Best Costume. All of this will be followed by a giveaway full of prizes donated by local businesses.