Free day at Breckenridge Recreation Center |

Free day at Breckenridge Recreation Center

The Summit Trail Running series is one of the Rec Center's more popular programs. Other programs include a number of team sports, biking and skateboarding.
Joe Kusumoto |

The Breckenridge Recreation Center is opening its doors today to anyone that wants to use the facilities free of charge.

Marketing coordinator Annette Kubeck says it’s a great opportunity for non-members to explore the 69,000 square foot athletic center.

Walk-ins are welcome. The center is open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any guest that visits will have full access to all facilities, which include indoor weight training and cardiovascular equipment,tennis courts, swimming pools, a racquetball court, basketball courts, an indoor rock-climbing wall, an indoor track, aerobic/dance studios, a sauna, and spas. Additionally,guests will be able to participate in any fitness classes taking place today

The open house is also for summer program registration. Rec center staff will be on hand with information and to answer questions about programs. Online registration starts today.

“This is definitely the day to register,” says Kubeck. “A lot of the programs are very popular and fill fast.”

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Adult programs range from kickball to trail running and a number of team sports. There are even adult skateboarding lessons.

Youth summer camp registration is ongoing. Programs include preschool age camps, Breckenridge Mountain Camp for kids age 5-12, sports camps, bike and skateboard camps for age 13-17.

Kubeck encourages anyone curious about the facilities to stop by and give them a try. Those interested can join for the remainder of mud season for $45. Summer memberships, June through August, are available for $130. For more information visit the rec center website at

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