All Activities

Tri for the Sun Triathlon

Date: June 11, 2023

Time: 7:00am

Location: Carbondale Pool / Sunlight Mtn Resort

Join us for the 3rd Annual Tri for the Sun!

Swim 1/2 mile at the Carbondale Pool
Bike 16 miles (2,700 vert) via Dry Park
Run 5k (600 vert) at Sunlight Mtn Resort

More information to come!



Aspen Art Museum and Powers Art Center

Date: April 29, 2023

Time: 9am-4pm

Join us for a trip to the Aspen Art Museum to see their latest exhibits including Jeffrey Gibson: THE SPIRITS ARE LAUGHING.  Bring money for lunch in the Museum Cafe, or out and about in Aspen.  We will then go to the Powers Art Center to view American Pop Art: an exhibit featuring works from: Robert Rauschenberg, Tom Wesselmann, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist and Claes Oldenburg; and JASPER JOHNS: “THINGS THE MIND ALREADY KNOWS”: an exhibit featuring six decades of Jasper Johns works on paper.

Day: Saturday
Date: April 29
Time: 9am-4pm
Cost: $6
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 up valley from Carbondale, arrangements may be made for pickup/dropoff at neutral locations)

5Point Film Festival

Start date: April 20, 2023 - End date: April 24, 2023

Location: CRCC

16th Annual Flagship Festival Returns April 2023. Stayed tuned for more information in the Spring.

Where My Peeps At Scavenger Hunt

Date: April 8, 2023

Time: 9am

Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center

Join Carbondale Parks and Rec for the 7th Annual Where My Peeps At? Scavenger hunt.

Stay tuned for more information!

Race: Where My Peeps At?
Teams: 2-6 people (Kids welcome but clues are written for High School Level)
Date: Saturday, April 8
Timeline: 9:30am rules review, 9:45am race starts, 11am final check in, 11:15 prize announcements
Cost: $40 per team (only the team captain needs to register)
Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center
This scavenger hunt will have teams racing around downtown Carbondale on foot completing tasks and solving clues to find different items.  Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place teams, 1st, 2nd, 3rd place costumes, and finding the Golden Peep.


Race: Little Peeps Hunt
Teams: 2-6 kids 7 years and under (at least one adult supervisor per team)
Date: Saturday, April 8
Time: 10am
Cost: $20
Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center
Kids hunt for an easter basket then use photo clues to find one of each item on the list to fill their basket.  All teams guaranteed one easter basket to share and photos with the Easter Bunny.


Grand Junction Shopping Trip

Date: March 19, 2023

Time: 9am-5pm

Join Carbondale Parks and Rec for a day in Grand Junction. We will start with lunch downtown and then we will do drop-offs at Super Wal-Mart/Dollar Tree/Hobby Lobby, OR Ross/Michaels/Natural Grocers, OR Mesa Mall.  We will finish the day with a stop at Enstroms for treats!  No personal appointments as we are unable to accommodate them.

Day: Sunday
Date: March 12
Time: 9am-5pm
Cost: $10 (bring money for lunch/dinner/etc)
Min/Max: 6/12
Registration Deadline: One week prior
Location: Van will depart from/return to the CRCC, Sopris Lodge, and Crystal Meadows Commons IV (if you live down valley from Carbondale, arrangements may be made to pickup/dropoff at neutral locations)

Green is the New Black Fashion Show

Start date: March 9, 2023 - End date: March 11, 2023

Location: CRCC

Green is the New Black Fashion Show returns! Put on by Carbondale Arts: Local and national designers and artists come together to create a dynamic, alluring, and thought-provoking event featuring fashion that sparks the imagination and is created from recycled and/or sustainable materials. These creations, intertwined with dance and multimedia artistry, attracts audiences from throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. This show isn’t just entertaining, it is about raising money to provide arts education to our youth in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Puzzle & Pie (Jigsaw Competition)

Date: February 26, 2023

Time: 4pm - 7:30pm

Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center Gymnasium

Join us for our Second Annual Puzzle & Pie Night Out.  Get a group of friends or family together and enjoy a great Sunday night out.

NEW this year! Photo Submission Contest for the puzzle used during this event!
For photo submission rules and guidelines, please download this PDF: Puzzle-and-Pie-Night-Photo-Guidelines

  • Teams of 1-4 people have three hours to complete a 500 piece Custom Jigsaw Puzzle
  • The first team to complete the puzzle or the team with the least amount of puzzle pieces left after three hours wins a $100 chamber gift certificate to share between the team.  (2nd and 3rd place prizes TBD)
  • Pizza Pie and Soda Water provided to all teams (outside food and drink also allowed, but no alcohol)
  • Keep your custom puzzle at the end of the night
  • $40 per Team (only one team member registers for each team)
  • Teams will have their own tables spaced out around the Basketball Courts in the Gymnasium

*There is no age limit to team members, however puzzlers must have the attention span to stay focused on the puzzle the entire 3 hours.  The cost does not allow entry to any other part of the gym or access to rec toys or equipment.


Youth Climbing (Ages 9-13 years)

Start date: February 16, 2023 - End date: March 28, 2023

Time: 4-5pm

Location: CRCC Climbing Wall

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.  Please note each month is its own session and must be registered for individually. 

Ages: 9-13 years
Day: Thursdays
Dates: Session 1: February 16, 23, March 2, Session 2: March 9, 16, 23
Cost: $45/session
Max: 6

Youth Beginner Climbing (Ages 5-8)

Start date: February 14, 2023 - End date: March 21, 2023

Time: 4-5pm

Location: CRCC Climbing Wall

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: 5-8 years
Day: Tuesdays
Dates: Session 1: February 14, 21, 28, Session 2: March 7, 14, 21
Time: 4-5pm
Cost: $45/session
Max: 6


Consensual Improv at TACAW

Date: February 10, 2023

Time: 5-10pm

Join Carbondale Parks and Rec for a night of laughter with Consensual Improv at TACAW.  We will depart from the Rec Center at 5pm and then do pickups at Sopris Lodge and Crystal Meadows.  Participants may dine at a Willits eatery of their choice (bring money for dinner), and then we will head to TACAW (ticket is included in fee, but bring money for drinks!).  Show time is 8-9:30pm.

Consensual Improv is the Roaring Fork Valley’s beloved, most famous, and sought-after improv comedy troupe (they are also the only one). They are back at TACAW to prove their sold-out Holiday Show wasn’t simply a Christmas miracle. Consensual Improv has been a valley tradition since 2016. They have been a regular at the Aspen Laugh Festival and shared the bill with Trevor Noah, Second City, and the late, great Norm MacDonald.

Date: Friday, February 10
Time: 5-10pm
Cost: $25
Location: TACAW (The Arts Center at Willits); we will pick up and drop off at the Carbondale Rec Center, Sopris Lodge, and Crystal Meadows
Min/Max: 6/13