Activities Guide

Online Registration

Now you can register online for Basalt Recreation programs. You will be taken to a secure site to register using your credit card.

2019/20 Fall and Winter Activities

Dog Day at Basalt Pool

Join us for the last day at the Basalt Pool with a Doggie Splash on Saturday, September 9. Snacks and tennis balls and your best friend for a final splash at the pool from 10 AM to 1 PM.

Kinder & 1st Grade Fall Soccer

This class will introduce the beginner or challenge the seasoned soccer player with drills and games that will have them playing and scoring!  We finish each class with fun, team-building games!  Shin guards are recommended and bring water to class.

Who: Kindergarten & 1st Grades
When:  Tu/Thu, Sept 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26
Time:  3:45 PM - 4:35 PM
Where:  Arbaney Park
Cost:  $40; $45 after deadline date
Registration deadline is Sept 9
Min/Max:  6/15

K-2 Fall Basketball

Drills, skills, and games, with some competition thrown in.  Here is a great opportunity to learn all you need to be a great basketball player.

When:  Nov 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21
Time:  Kindergarten -  3:30 - 4:15
           1st/2nd grades -  4:20 - 5:10
Cost:  $30; $35 after deadline date
Where:   BES gym
Maximum #:  22
Registration deadline November 6

Fall Tennis Camps at
Basalt Recreation

Please bring sunscreen, a hat, water bottle, and a sack lunch. (snacks provided forFutures Tennis Players)

All camps are run by Diana C. CordovaElliott USPTA/PTR Certified Coach. USTA Youth Coach BHS Tennis Coach

Beginner Tennis Players after school ages 8-10 Elementary Sept. 16-20.

Monday-Friday 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
We will be learning tennis basics, serve, forehand and backhand and scoring. Limit to six players. Cost: $45.00

Beginner/Intermediate Tennis Players Middle School
September 23-27

Monday-Friday 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
We will be working on serve, forehand/backhand and scoring. Depending on level of play, will include specialty shots. Drills followed by match play. Sign up is limited to the first six players.

Cost: $55.00

Private Lessons

Do you need a little help with a certain part of your game?  Diana offers private lessons for adults $60.00 per hour and juniors: $30.00 per hour.  To schedule your private lesson call Diana Elliott at 970-927-4693

Instructional League Basketball 3rd/4th & 5th/6th grades boys & Girls

Recreation Basketball is a great way to learn the game of basketball.  Two practice nights per week with weekday evening gamesMon-Thurs.  Games are scheduled with Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Aspen.

Pre-season practices begin December 16th with some open gym times available during Winter Break.  The regular season begins January 6 and ends with tournaments by the first week in March.  3/4 grade teams and 5/6 grade teams for boys and girls.  

Cost:  $75 (includes t-shirt); $85 after registration deadline date

Registration deadline is December 2.  Registrations after deadline date are on an as needed basis.  Please register early so we can assign coaches and make sure we have adequate supplies.

Youth League Basketball Coaches Needed

As our participants move on to school sports, so do our coaches.  We are looking for volunteers to participate in our Instructional League Basketball season from December 17th to end of February.  If you are interested in being a head coach or assistant coach, please call the
Recreation Department at 927-8214 x400
Background checks and code of conduct signatures are required.

K-2 Basketball for Girls!

Girls rock in this camp designed for girls
only. Learn the basic fundamentals of the game and compete against friends with games. This is a great way to introduce girls to the wonderful game of Basketball!

Who: Kindergarten - 2nd grades
When: Jan 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
Time: 3:30 - 4:30
Where: Basalt Elementary Gym
Cost: $30 Registration deadline Jan 14; $35 after deadline.

K2 Mud Season Basketball

This is an opportunity for the younger basketball players, both boys and girls, to get off the bench and on the courts with our K2 Mud Season Basketball League. Work on hoop fundamentals with games every practice day. End the season with a mini tournament for all players.

Who: Kindergarten - 2nd grades
When: Feb 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
Time: Kinders-3:30 - 4:20
Where: Basalt Elementary Gym
Cost: $ 30; $35 after deadline Feb 11

Adult Basketball League

The league consists of a 10-week season, followed by a 2-week single-elimination tournament.  Open to male and female players over 18 years of age.  Online registration opens on August 23.

Dates:  Sundays, September 15-December 8
Time: 6, 7, 8 PM games each week (TBD on # of teams)
Where:  Basalt High School Gym
Min/Max 4/10 teams
Cost:  $550 early bird,  $600 after September 13
Registration Deadline:  September 13

Pick Up Basketball returns after Adult League tournament.

Pickleball date night

This is a great way for the whole family to get together for some fun competition with the pickleball crowd.  Join us on Friday nights for entertaining competition with people from around the valley.  Pickleball is a wonderful way to get some exercise and meet new

When:  Fridays, October 18-Memorial Day 2019, 5:45-8 PM
Who:  Ages 10-Adult
Where:  BMS Gymnasium (Please go to the back door next to the football field.)
Cost:  $2 drop in fee.

Special New Year’s Pot Luck Celebration on Tuesday, December 31 from 4 -8 PM.  Bring a dish and join the fun!