Youth Programs

Youth Basketball

Start date: December 6, 2021 - End date: March 4, 2022

Time: 4-7pm (Practice and Game Times are 1 hour in length and will vary weekly)

Location: CRCC Gymnasium

Youth basketball league is back for 2021/22! Practices will begin in December and games will start in January and run through early March. Practice schedule will ultimately be determined by our volunteer coaches and their availability, but will be scheduled for either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. If you have a preference please let us know in the notes during registration. Games will be played Monday-Thursday and scheduled with Basalt, Aspen and Glenwood. If you are interested in coaching please contact Will, our athletics coordinator, at

Local health guidelines require that masks be worn during indoor youth programming, so presently masks will be required for all players. League rules and policies related to Covid-19 will parallel local health regulations and are subject to change throughout the season. Please help us keep our kids, parents, coaches and facility patrons healthy!

Ages: 3rd/4th Grade; 5th/6th Grade
Days: Game & Practice Schedules will vary (Monday-Thursday)
Cost: $90/child (includes full uniform)
Min/Max Players per Team: 8/10
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 26th


Youth Beginner Climbing (Ages 5-8)

Start date: January 4, 2022 - End date: February 15, 2022

Time: 4-5pm

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: 5-8 years
Day: Tuesdays
Dates: January Session: 4, 11, 18, February Session: 1, 8, 15
Time: 4-5pm
Cost: $45/session
Max: 6


Carbondale Youth Ice Hockey

Start date: January 4, 2022 - End date: February 3, 2022

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: 4pm-5pm
Cost: $70
Min/Max: 6/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior

Ages: 9-14 years
Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Dates: January 4-February 3
Time: 5pm-6:30pm
Cost: $70
Min/Max: 6/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior


Youth Climbing (Ages 9-13)

Start date: January 6, 2022 - End date: February 17, 2022

Time: 4-5pm

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: 9-13 years
Day: Thursdays
Dates: January 6, 13, 20 February Session: 3, 10, 17
Cost: $45/session
Max: 6

Where My Peeps At Scavenger Hunt

Date: April 16, 2022

Time: 8:30am

Location: Sopris Park

Stay Tuned for more details!

Spring Into Fun Family Block Party

Date: May 7, 2022

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.

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 bike mechanics from Aloha Mountain Cyclery on hand to show kids how to keep their bikes in tip-top shape.

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