Turkey Trot

Date: November 24, 2022

Time: 9:30am


Earn that Thanksgiving turkey! Join Carbondale Parks and Recreation Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 24 for a 5K Walk/Run and 1 Lap Fun Walk/Run. This race is for all ages and very non-competitive. We encourage costumes, fun, and families. Prizes for first place M/F 62+, 17-61, and 17 and under. The grand prize will go to the middle place 5K racer. 

Ages: All Ages Welcome
Cost: TBD
Race Start: Carbondale Recreation Center
Race Notes: More information to come!
For more information please contact the race director, Margaret Donnelly, at 970-510-1280.

Letters to Santa

Start date: November 29, 2022 - End date: December 20, 2022

Location: Carbondale Recreation Center

If you have been a good little boy or girl, let Santa know what you would like for Christmas. Write a letter or draw a picture and address it to Santa at the North Pole. Drop it off at Santa’s Mailbox at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center from December 1-December 20. Make sure to sign your name and address so Santa can write back!

Light Up Carbondale

Date: December 2, 2022

Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm

Location: The Launchpad, 4th Street Plaza, and Main Street

The Town of Carbondale Parks and Rec Department along with Carbondale Arts invites everyone to light up Carbondale and welcome Santa.

Holiday festivities continue at 4th & Main Street with free hot cocoa, cider, and sugar cookies at The Orchard tent (cookies courtesy of Alpine Bank, while supplies last) and free sleigh rides with Santa 5:45pm – 7:45pm (line up at 4th & Main street).

Be sure to check out the Deck the Walls Artisan Market inside the Launch Pad and do some Christmas shopping!

Carbondale Youth Ice Hockey

Start date: January 3, 2023 - End date: February 9, 2023

Time: 4-6pm

Location: Gus Darien Ice Arena

This program is for more advanced players who are looking to take their skills to the next level without the stress and time commitment of other more competitive hockey programs. Players will work on the fundamentals of the game along with learning and practicing more advanced skills and strategies. Emphasis will be placed on skating, stick-handling, passing, shooting, defense, positioning and most of all fun!

Ages: 6-9 years
Days: Tuesday and Thursday 
Dates: January 4-February 3
Time: TBD
Cost: $70
Min/Max: 6/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior

Ages: 9-14 years
Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Dates: TBD
Time: 5pm-6:30pm
Cost: $70
Min/Max: 6/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior