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Aspen-area recreation, services, utilities

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” The communities of the Roaring Fork Valley offer a wide array of public services and recreational opportunities.

The Snowmass and Aspen Recreation departments offer organized various activities, including rock climbing, swimming and league athletics.

Climbing is offered at two different locations ” Aspen’s largest indoor climbing facility at the Red Brick Recreation Department, 110 East Hallam St. (970) 920-5140 and at the climbing tower at the Aspen Recreation Center. The Red Brick Climbing Wall is designed for all abilities and ages. With 3,100 square feet of climbing surface, climbers can improve their skills on top rope routes, lead routes and a large bouldering area.

The Aspen Recreation Center climbing tower is three-dimensional and located at the Aspen Recreation Center, on Maroon Creek Road, (970) 544-4100. It’s filled with over 25 routes and has four auto belays. The Aspen Recreation Center, better known as the ARC, also offers public swimming in two pools ” a leisure pool complete with a slide and lazy river, plus a 25-yard lap pool ” along with a steam room, sauna and jacuzzi. The center also features the Lewis Ice Arena and fitness machines and weights.

The Snowmass Village Recreation Center offers a full fitness area and outdoor pools. A wading pool offers an easy swim experience for the children. The leisure pool features include a 120-foot water slide, a bubble rock, downspout, waterspouts and tumble buckets. The lap pool has two separate lanes and is 25 feet long.


Aspen Recreation Center:

Snnowmass Recreation Center:

– Electric:

Aspen Electric: (970) 920-5148

Holy Cross Energy: (970) 945-5491

Woody Creek Electric: (970) 923-4606

KN Energy: 1-800-563-0012

– Gas:

Am Gas (Aspen) (970) 925-2901

Kinder Morgan (Basalt): (970) 927-0482

KN Energy (Glenwood Springs) 1-800-563-0012

Public Service Company of Colorado: 1-800-772-7858

– Water:

Aspen: (970) 920-5030

Snowmass Village: (970) 923-2056

Midvalley Metropolitan District: (970) 927-4077

– Sewer:

Aspen: (970) 925-3601

Snowmass Village: (970) 923-2056

– Cable:

Comcast: (970) 945-7292, or 1-800-266-2278

DirectTV: 1-800-280-4388

– Phone:

Qwest: 1-800-244-1111

– Trash removal:

Resources Management: (970) 963-8900

Waste Solutions: (970) 963-1842

Snowmass Village Solid Waste-Trash Service: (970) 923-5110

Aspen Trash: (970) 963-3935

– Recycling:

Pitkin County information line: (970) 920-5215

– Library:

Pitkin County Library:, (970) 429-1900

Basalt Regional Library: (970) 927-4311

– Post Offices:

General: 1-800-275-8777

– Pets:

Aspen Pitkin County Animal Shelter and Boarding Kennel: (970) 544-0206

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