Durango Community Recreation Center

2700 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301

(970) 375-7300

Recreation Center Fitness

Additional facility information

The health and safety of the community is our top priority, and the City appreciates your patience and flexibility in the navigating the continued enjoyment of the Recreation Center.  Guests are asked to abide by the guidelines below to keep the staff and the community safe and healthy to allow the facility to remain open.

Due to limited capacity, fitness equipment has been relocated to other spaces within the facility to safely accommodate as many people as possible with the required restrictions.

Childcare for patrons of the Recreation Center is unavailable at this time.

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COVID-19 guidelines:

  • Face coverings are mandatory throughout the facility, except while in the water
  • Maintain 6 feet of social distance
  • Guests will be required to confirm their reservation with the front desk staff regarding their facility destination
  • Use provided wipes to clean off equipment before and after use
  • Limit workouts to 75 minutes to allow others to use the Recreation Center amenities
  • Guests are encouraged to come dressed to workout
  • Bring your own equipment - basketballs, volleyballs, pickleballs, etc. since checkout equipment will be unavailable
  1. Hours of Operation
  2. Admission Fees
  3. Fitness & Trainers

Modified Facility Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • The Pool/Aquatics Area closes 30 minutes prior to Recreation Center closing time. 
  • CLOSED Sunday

Holiday Hours

  • New Year's Eve: Open until 12 noon
  • New Year's Day: Closed
  • Easter: Closed
  • Memorial Day: Open until 2 p.m. .
  • Independence Day: Open until 2 p.m.
  • Labor Day: Open until 2 p.m. 
  • Thanksgiving Day: Closed
  • Christmas Eve: Closed
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  1. Gymnasium
  2. Racquetball
  3. Community Art Display
  4. Climbing Wall
  5. Facility Rentals

The gymnasium has two courts and is scheduled monthly.

May Gym Schedule

Please see the front desk for updates.
The maple wood floor of the gymnasium is equipped for:

  • Basketball
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball
  • Indoor soccer
  • Dodgeball
  • Other indoor activities

A gym curtain may be lowered to separate activities into two courts.

Basketball can be played on one official 50-foot-by-84-foot court or two 50-foot-by-74-foot courts. There are a total of six glass backboards, four may be adjusted in height between 8 feet to 10 feet. All backboards can be raised out of the way for other activities.

Drop In Guidelines

All scheduled drop-in sports are open to the general public with paid entry. There are no restrictions on who can play.

• Maintain 6 Foot Social Distancing
• Masks are required
• Wash hands frequently
• Come dressed to workout

  • During drop-in play, the winning teams may stay in for two games and then must rotate out
  • No full-court games allowed on Court 1 or Court 2 if other players are waiting during open gym
  • The gym will be set up at scheduled times for schedule sports
  • If there are problems or injury, please go to the front desk
  • Only non-marking tennis shoes are allowed on the gym floor

What is available at the Recreation Center?

  • Administration offices will be open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fitness Area Including Free Weights, Cybex Machines and Cardio Equipment
  • Indoor Track
  • Assessment Room
  • Gymnasium – Drop-in Activities
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Lap Pool – Lap Swim Only
  • Leisure Pool – Lap Lanes and Current Channel - Adult Fitness Only
  • Hot Tub
  • Locker rooms, Showers, Restrooms
  • Facility Rentals

What programs are available?

  • Durango Swim Club
  • Master Swim Program
  • Fitness Classes and Personal Training – Modified Schedule and Location
  • Water Fitness Classes – Modified Scheduled
  • Fitness Area Including Free Weights, Cybex Machines and Cardio Equipment

What amenities are NOT available?

  • Water Fountains- please bring your own water bottle
  • Pool Equipment is unavailable, please bring your own
  • Childcare
  • Climbing Wall

Please be patient with Recreation Center staff as new procedures are implemented. For additional information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office or at (970) 375-7321.

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