Without a doubt, Recreation Centers are a popular fad in “specialty gyms.” Although traditional gyms have been popular for decades, Recreation (Rec) Centers have been steadily gaining a loyal following due to the alternative exercise options available at most locations. In addition, adult and child-based classes fill the weekly schedule, ranging from practical technological skills to arts and crafts. Do you want to work out in the gym, and then take a pottery class? Now you can, thanks to these numerous Rec Center locations. The following are the top four best Rec Center options in the Northeastern Denver Metro area.
Central Park Recreation Center – Centrally located for Denver Metro residents, Central Park Rec Center is an extremely popular option for anyone wanting a specialty gym in the Mile High City. In addition to the children’s and adult classes available at other Rec Center locations, this Denver favorite has classes for babies and their parents. You can attend fitness classes, swimming activities, and other events here: 9651 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Denver, CO 80238. This Rec Center is open seven days a week, and is eligible for the Denver Recreational Membership Package.
Hiawatha Davis Recreation Center – Although this Rec Center isn’t open on Sundays, the Hiawatha Davis Recreation Center has a lot to offer Denver residents. Located at 3334 Holly St., Denver, CO 80207, you’ll find swimming activities, fitness classes, and even flag football teams for kids. Most non-gym activities revolve around youth sports and swimming events, but several “Active Older Adults” options are available, and this location is also eligible for a Denver Recreational Membership Package.
Montbello Recreation Center – This Rec Center is a great option for Denver Metro residents who live on the Northeast side of town, but who aren’t quite as isolated as the folks living as far east in Green Valley Ranch and similar neighborhoods. Located at 15555 E 53rd Ave, Denver, CO 80239, Montbello Recreation Center is open seven days a week, and offers fitness classes, indoor swimming time, and art classes such as ceramics and pottery. You can use your Denver Recreational Membership Package at this location, which includes Senior Discounts. This is definitely the best choice for non-gym and non-swimming classes in the area.
Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center – Conveniently located near Denver International Airport (DIA), the Green Valley Ranch suburban area offers a lot to Denver residents who want ways to kill time while traveling. Nearby residents are able to supplement their activity lists with classes and open gym time, and many programs cater to children between the ages of 5 and 14. Although adult-only classes are limited, members of this Rec Center continue to request more be added on a seasonal basis. This Rec Center is located at 4890 N Argonne Way, Denver, CO 80249, and is open every day except Sunday. A Denver Recreational Membership Package is available, which includes group membership, loyal customer, and family membership discounts.
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