Aspen, Snowmass recreation, public services |

Aspen, Snowmass recreation, public services

Aspen Times Staff ReportAspen, 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 a wide array of activities, including rock climbing, swimming and athletics.Climbing is offered at two different locations Aspens largest indoorclimbing 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. Its filled with over 25 routes and has four auto belays. The Aspen Recreation Center also offers public swimming in its pool, complete with a slide, lazy river, 25-yard lap pool, diving board, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi. The center also features the Lewis Ice Arena.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.On the WebAspen Recreation Center: http://www.aspenrecreation.comSnnowmass Recreation Center: AND SERVICES Electric:Aspen Electric: (970) 920-5148Holy Cross Energy: (970) 945-5491Woody Creek Electric: (970) 923-4606KN Energy: 1-800-563-0012 Gas:Am Gas (Aspen) (970) 925-2901Ferrellgas (Basalt): (970) 945-8611Kinder Morgan (Basalt): (970) 927-0482Public Service Company of Colorado: 1-800-772-7858 Water:Aspen: (970) 920-5030Snowmass: (970) 923-2056Midvalley Water District: (970) 927-4077 Sewer:Aspen: (970) 925-3601Snowmass: (970) 923-2056 Cable:Comcast: (970) 945-7292, or 1-800-266-2278DirectTV: 1-800-280-4388 Phone:Qwest: 1-800-244-1111 Trash removal:Resources Management: (970) 963-8900Waste Solutions: (970) 963-1842Snowmass Village Solid Waste-Trash Service: (970) 923-5110Aspen Trash: (970) 963-3935 Recycling:Pitkin County information line: (970) 920-5215 Other services:Pitkin County Library:, (970) 429-1900Basalt Regional Library: (970) 927-4311 Post Offices:General: 1-800-275-8777 Pets:Aspen Pitkin County Animal Shelter and Boarding Kennel: (970) 544-0206