Older Adult Programs

Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays: Mah Jongg 

SilverSneakers Fitness Program

The SilverSneakers Fitness Program offers a unique blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that enables older adults to take greater control of their health. It is available at no additional cost to individuals who belong to a participating Insurance Plan. Please call the Front Desk at 970.510.1292.

  • A FREE membership at Carbondale’s Recreation & Community Center with access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment, pool, and other amenities that accompany the basic membership
  • Access to any participating fitness center throughout the U.S. while traveling
  • Customized SilverSneakers classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance
  • Health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle
  • A specially trained Senior Advisor at the fitness center to introduce you to SilverSneakers and acquaint you with their site & equipment

Free Membership! See If You Qualify!  Call 970.510.1292 or stop by the Recreation & Community Center.

Adult Pickleball 101

Date: September 3, 2019

Time: 9-10:30am

Location: Darien Pickleball and Tennis Courts

These are true beginner drop-in clinics for adults wanting to learn the game of Pickleball–the fastest growing sport in America! You will be introduced to the basic skills and rules needed to play the game. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis-type court shoe. Bring water, a smile, and plan to have some fun! Taught by Cilla Dickinson, certified Pickleball Coach (PPR), and avid Pickleball player!

Day: Tuesday
Date: September 3
Time: 9-10:30am
Cost: $15
Age: 18 and older
Min/Max: 3/8

Adult Pickleball 102

Date: September 4, 2019

Time: 9-10:30am

Location: Darien PIckleball and Tennis Courts

The intention of these drop-in clinics is for adults fairly new to the sport (2.5 and below). We will practice drills and skills that can help this level of player improve their game. Wear comfortable clothing and a tennis-type shoe. Bring water, a smile, and plan to have some fun! Taught by Cilla Dickinson, certified Pickleball Coach (PPR), and avid Pickleball player!

Day: Wednesday
Date: September 4
Time: 9-10:30am
Cost: $15
Age: 18 and older
Min/Max: 3/8

McClure Pass Colors and Paonia Vineyards Tour

Start date: September 20, 2019 - End date: September 28, 2019

Time: 9am-5pm

Join us for a trip over McClure Pass! We will take in the fall colors and then continue to Paonia to have lunch and check out some of the different orchards and vineyards. Bring money for lunch. Due to popularity and special request, there are two day/date offerings!

Days: Friday OR Saturday
Dates: September 20 or September 28
Time: 9am-5pm
Cost: $10
Min/Max: 6/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior
Location: Van will depart from/return to the CRCC and Crystal Meadows Commons IV

Pickleball Tournament

Start date: September 21, 2019 - End date: September 22, 2019

Time: 9am-5pm

Location: Darien Pickleball and Tennis Courts

Join Carbondale Recreation and the Roaring Fork Pickleball Association for this 2-day tournament. Men’s and Women’s Doubles will play on Saturday (Levels 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 available), and Mixed Doubles will play on Sunday (Levels 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 available). A t-shirt is included and lunch will be provided both days. The format will most likely include a round robin in the morning, followed by a seeded single or double-elimination tournament after lunch. Please provide partner name in the notes section during registration. The first day is $35; if you are playing both days it is an additional $10 (select the Second Day option during registration and please include both your partner’s name and your division/skill level–i.e. John Smith, Mixed Doubles, 3.5).

Ages: 18 and up
Days: Saturday and Sunday
Dates: September 21 and 22
Times: 9am-5pm (Start and end times are approximate)
Cost: $35 first day; $10 second day
Location: Darien Pickleball and Tennis Courts
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 18 at 5pm (absolutely NO registrations will be accepted after this time)