Community Center is the place for activity |

Community Center is the place for activity

Those wanting more exercise than flipping a switch to an electronic device, stop. Turn off the TV, shut down the computer and head down to the Glenwood Springs Community Center.

At the complex at West Midland Avenue, children and adults can get involved in a number of activities, ranging from individual workouts to drop-in team events.

The facility is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

The Community Center’s ice rink features morning and afternoon public skating times this week.

Morning skates are from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, 9:15 to 11 a.m. on Thursday and noon to 1:30 on Friday.

Afternoon public skating sessions are scheduled for 2:30 to 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 3 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday. A late afternoon skate is scheduled Friday from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Ice rink skating fees range from $0 to $4.25. The per person fee is determined by a person’s age, residential status, and if they currently hold a Community Center membership.

Ice skates are available to rent for $2.

Drop In adult hockey times are from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday and 9 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday. A drop-in session for novice hockey players is held on Saturday mornings at 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Fees range from $6.50 to $9.

Inside the Community Center people can take advantage of its climbing wall, after passing a certifying test.

Climbing wall fees are $3 to $6.

Another part of the complex features a modern weight room that includes exercise bikes and treadmills.

An all access day pass, which allows individuals to skate, climb and lift, are available at the front desk. Prices are $6 for resident youths and seniors, age 55 and above, and $8 for adults.

The all access day pass fee for non-resident youths and seniors is $8. Passes are $12 for non-resident adults.

The Community Center also offers supervised child care services for children ages 18 months to 6 years old.

The fee is $2 per hour, per child for residents. The non-resident fee is $3 per hour, per child.

Child care is available from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and 5-7:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, supervision is available from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday hours are 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. There is no child care available on Sunday.

Adult fitness classes are held in the Community Center’s gym or dance studio. Classes include body toning, high and low impact aerobics, step and sport aerobics, sport conditioning and adult dancing.

Days and times vary.

More information on activities can be obtained by calling the Community Center at 384-6200.

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