The following recreational guidelines are in effect as of June 26, per the variance issued to Douglas County.
The Recreation Center is currently open. New safety precautions are in place, and users are required to reserve a 90-minute time slot online for a specific workout zone. The lap pool and leisure pool are also open by reservation only. Lap lanes are limited to two people per lane. Restrooms and showers are open, and lockers are available on a limited basis.
Make a reservation
In addition, the Rec Center Leisure Pool is also open by reservation. Reservations may be made 48 hours in advance.
Please keep in mind:
A few additional amenities will also be opening at the Recreation Center in the first week of October. The racquetball courts will be available for singles only play starting Oct. 1; challenge play and Wallyball will not be allowed. Additionally, the basketball courts will open for family shoot around and limited pickup games. All courts will be available by reservation only. Timeslots are available online.
- The sauna is NOT available
- Hot tub space is extremely limited - three people per rotation. If tub capacity is reached, participants must rotate out at the end of one bubble cycle
- Limited lockers are available. Showers are also available for swimmers to rinse off
- Please arrive with your swimsuit on, and be prepared to leave the facility in your swimsuit
- Slides are available starting at 9 a.m.
Please remember to practice social distancing and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet. Additionally, local health officials recommend wearing a face covering while in public. The intent remains to limit interactions to only those within your own household. Good hygiene - like not touching your face, and washing your hands well, and often - also remains important.
The Castle Rock Recreation Center has a wide offering of active senior classes, which are free with your daily admissions. We are also a proud member of the SilverSneakers network of fitness facilities.
Anyone is welcome to attend all classes, including SilverSneakers, regardless whether or not you qualify for the SilverSneakers program.
The Recreation Center and Miller Activity Complex are members of the SilverSneakers®, Silver&Fit and Renew Active network of fitness facilities. Check with either front desks to determine if your health coverage provider participates in any of these programs.
Senior fitness programs
The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is a unique physical activity, lifestyle and socially oriented program designed to encourage physical activity and foster an active lifestyle. The program reflects senior sensitivity, promotes social interaction and encourages participation in healthy lifestyle activities, showing that it’s easy to get fit, have fun and make friends.
The Silver&Fit program is an exercise and healthy aging program which provides either a no-cost membership at a local participating Silver&Fit fitness facility. For more information or to see if you qualify, please visit silverandfit.com.
Renew Active is a fitness program for body and mind designed to help people live their best lives and achieve their health and wellness goals. It provides access to an extensive choice of more than 6,000 fitness locations, including national, regional and local options, at no additional cost. For more information or to see if you qualify, please visit myrenewactive.com.
In addition to the schedule noted below, many seniors also enjoy our aqua fitness classes and other group fitness classes, like yoga, which are included with your Recreation Center membership.
Or while under the Governor’s Safer at Home guidelines, join one of our virtual classes where you can exercise from the comfort of your home.
Senior fitness class descriptions
Senior Walk & Weights
Walk your way to better health with strength training using tubing. Improve balance and agility with this class.
Meets at the track located downstairs.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with and-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support. stretching and relaxation exercises.
Get up and go with an aerobics class that's safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-follow low-impact movement, and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercised designed to energize your active lifestyle.
SilverSneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and metal clarity.
Stability and Balance
Get stronger and improve your balance through exercises that strengthen the ankle, knee, and hip joints all in a fun and social setting. This class is designed specifically for fall prevention.
Stretch and Core
Increase flexibility and range of motion and strengthen your entire core in this 60 minute format. Appropriate for all fitness levels.
Zumba Gold targets the larges growing segment of the population - baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zest Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of the weekly schedule. Zumba Gold is the perfect fit. It's a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun.
Meets in the aerobics studio downstairs.