Return to Wellness
The following recreational guidelines are in effect as of June 26, per the variance issued to Douglas County.
The Recreation Center is currently open. New safety precautions are in place, and users are required to reserve a 90-minute time slot online for a specific workout zone. The lap pool and leisure pool are also open by reservation only. Lap lanes are limited to two people per lane. Restrooms and showers are open, and lockers are available on a limited basis.
Make a reservation
In addition, the Rec Center Leisure Pool is also open by reservation. Reservations may be made 48 hours in advance.
Please keep in mind:
The racquetball courts are available for singles only play; challenge play and Wallyball will not be allowed. Additionally, the basketball courts are open for family shoot around and limited pickup games. All courts will be available by reservation only. Timeslots are available online.
- The sauna is NOT available
- Hot tub space is extremely limited - three people per rotation. If tub capacity is reached, participants must rotate out at the end of one bubble cycle
- Limited lockers are available. Showers are also available for swimmers to rinse off
- Please arrive with your swimsuit on, and be prepared to leave the facility in your swimsuit
- Slides are available starting at 9 a.m.
We would like to sincerely thank those of you who continue to wear your masks throughout your work out. It is very encouraging to see how much you care about not only our staff, but each other while on your fitness journey. Our staff, members and participants are what makes working in the world of wellness so fulfilling. We know many of you rely on us as an outlet to stay healthy in this trying time.
As you have no doubt noticed, the weather is turning and the Recreation Center and MAC are getting busier by the day. While we are a long way from the “good old days”, it is amazing to see the resilience of all who continue to walk through our doors. As we become more active indoors, it is important to continue taking care of each other. I am including a few of the larger measures we are taking to make our environment a safer place to participate in below. I am also including a request to you, and all of our participants, to help us keep these efforts successful, and allow us to stay open and continue providing an outlet of wellness for all of Castle Rock.
Virus mitigation measures
- Increased fresh air flow (it might get chilly, but it’s fresh air)
- Regularly scheduled deep cleaning periods
- Staff temperature and symptom checking
- Staff masking and physical distancing
- Scheduled participation times to allow for reduced capacity and regular cleaning times
What we are asking from you
- Stay home if you are not feeling well or have been exposed to COVID-19
- Wear a mask throughout your workout
- Take it down, catch your breath if you need it, put it back on and continue
- Wipe down each piece of your equipment after each use
- Keep your distance
Please know, we have asked staff to be more persistent in reminding people of our expectations of our guests and participants. Please remember, this situation will be as uncomfortable for our staff as it is for the individual who they are expected to address. If you have any questions or concerns, please address them to me directly.
If you need an accommodation, please contact our administrative staff prior to your visit to discuss how we can help you meet your wellness goals while keeping our facilities safer and open.
Recreation Facilities Supervisor
Miller Activity Complex reopening Oct. 1
The MAC has been generally closed since March. While the facility has hosted school break camps and other special programs, it has not been available for public use. Now, several amenities will reopen Oct. 1. Reservations are now available.
Reservations are available for the trampolines, Functional Fitness area, pool and indoor fields. However, the play structure and toddler area will remain closed. Additionally, the furniture in the lobby area has been removed to prevent congregating. Reservations may be made up to 48 hours in advance.
Book a reservation
Staff is working to follow all State and local health department guidelines. With that in mind, masks will be required throughout the facility, except while in the pool. Lockers and showers will be available on a limited basis. And, cleaning protocols will be followed throughout the day and between reservation timeslots. It’s also important to note that walk-ins will not be allowed. And, children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult while in the facility.