Under the current State guidelines, the Recreation Center will be open June 1. New safety precautions will be in place, and users will be required to reserve time slots online. More information is coming soon. The Miller Activity Complex is currently being used exclusively for Summer Camp programming and is not open to the general public. The Millhouse at Philip S. Miller Park remains closed. The Town’s parks, open spaces and trails are open and the Challenge Hill is open for one-way use.
The Town received approval from the Tri-County Health Department to operate licensed day camps. CSU RAM Camp, Rock Rec Camp and Adventure Club camps are open and registration is currently available. Half-Day camps are tentatively scheduled to open June 1. More information available at CRgov.com/Camps.
The Town’s athletic courts (basketball, pickleball and tennis) are also now open, along with the skate park. However, ball fields are closed and team sports are not permitted under the state order. Non-fenced fields are open for individuals or members of the same household. Please remember to practice social distancing, maintain a distance of at least 6 feet and do not gather in groups of more than 10 people. Additionally, local health officials recommend wearing a face covering while in public. The intent remains to limit interactions to only those within your own household. Good hygiene – like not touching your face, and washing your hands well, and often – also remains important.
Youth athletic programs are tentatively scheduled to start June 8, but are awaiting confirmation from the State of Colorado.
All special events have been cancelled for June. More information on the summer events schedule is coming soon.
Playgrounds – including the FitGround at PSM Park – as well as park pavilions, picnic areas, group gathering areas and fields for organized team practices remain closed at this time.
The Castle Rock Recreation Center has a wide offering of active senior classes, which are free with your daily admissions. We are also a proud member of the SilverSneakers network of fitness facilities.
Anyone is welcome to attend all classes, including SilverSneakers, regardless whether or not you qualify for the SilverSneakers program.
The Recreation Center and Miller Activity Complex are members of the SilverSneakers®, Silver&Fit and Renew Active network of fitness facilities. Check with either front desks to determine if your health coverage provider participates in any of these programs.
Senior fitness programs
The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is a unique physical activity, lifestyle and socially oriented program designed to encourage physical activity and foster an active lifestyle. The program reflects senior sensitivity, promotes social interaction and encourages participation in healthy lifestyle activities, showing that it’s easy to get fit, have fun and make friends.
The Silver&Fit program is an exercise and healthy aging program which provides either a no-cost membership at a local participating Silver&Fit fitness facility. For more information or to see if you qualify, please visit silverandfit.com.
Renew Active is a fitness program for body and mind designed to help people live their best lives and achieve their health and wellness goals. It provides access to an extensive choice of more than 6,000 fitness locations, including national, regional and local options, at no additional cost. For more information or to see if you qualify, please visit myrenewactive.com.
In addition to the schedule noted below, many seniors also enjoy our aqua fitness classes and other group fitness classes, like yoga, which are included with your Recreation Center membership.
Senior fitness class descriptions
Senior Walk & Weights
Walk your way to better health with strength training using tubing. Improve balance and agility with this class.
Meets at the track located downstairs.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with and-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support. stretching and relaxation exercises.
Get up and go with an aerobics class that's safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-follow low-impact movement, and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercised designed to energize your active lifestyle.
SilverSneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and metal clarity.
Stability and Balance
Get stronger and improve your balance through exercises that strengthen the ankle, knee, and hip joints all in a fun and social setting. This class is designed specifically for fall prevention.
Stretch and Core
Increase flexibility and range of motion and strengthen your entire core in this 60 minute format. Appropriate for all fitness levels.
Zumba Gold targets the larges growing segment of the population - baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zest Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of the weekly schedule. Zumba Gold is the perfect fit. It's a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun.
Meets in the aerobics studio downstairs.