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Basalt, Colorado is located midvalley between Aspen and Carbondale. Recreation is a large part of everyone's life in this valley and our goal is to see our valley's children have enjoyable and safe ways to recreate in the valley.

If you would like to register for a class you can download a registration form and drop it off at the town hall with your payment, you can register online with a credit card or you can mail it to 101 Midland Ave., Basalt, CO 81621 with your payment. Please remember that the fee needs to accompany your registration. You can also register online with a credit card. Get your account set up for future activities.

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Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge Winners

These are the winners from the 2017 Basalt Local Challenges. The first place winner will go on to the sectionals held in Grand Junction on Sunday, February 26 at 10 AM at Bookcliff Activity Center, 540 29 1/4 Road. First place winner needs to please fax the Basalt Recreation Department a copy of their birth certificate to 970-927-1354 or email to

If first place winner cannot attend the sectionals, then the 2nd place participant will be able to attend. Please let us know at the recreation department if you are unable to attend the sectionals in Grand Junction so we can invite the next place winner. 970-927-8214 x400.

8-9 Boys

1. Dylan Johnston
2. Elias Schendler
3. Ryder Hutchinson

8-9 Girls

1. Hayden Dillard
2. Maddie Inglis

10-11 Boys

1. Joaquin Sandoval
2. Noah Johnston
3. Jared Tennenbaum

10-11 Girls

1. Morgan Kail
2. Lilu Illouz
3. Nicky Goluba

12-13 Boys

1. Luke Rapaport
2. Lev Illouz
3. Ryder Bollock

12-13 Girls

1. Ava Lane
2. Carly Gatlin
3. Alexa Goluba

January Indoor Soccer is a KICK!

Grades K-2 can enjoy the kick of Indoor Soccer this January.  Starting January 17 through February 2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays we will have skill building drills and fun games.  Jesse Anderson will teach your child important strategies to the game of soccer and ball handling skills.  Class is 3:20-4:20 in the BES Cafeteria.  Class is only $40 so register soon to assure your child a spot in this fun camp!

Instructional League Basketball 2017

Schedules are up on the web for 2017 Basketball League.

Cheer Camp for 5th-8th grades! Registration for these cheer camps now available online

Cheer practices continue through December. You can register your cheerleader online!

Adult League Basketball Schedule

2016 Game Schedule

2016/2017 Fall and Winter Recreation Guide

The Fall and Winter Recreation Guide is out and ready for you to start planning your fall and winter activities. Kids soccer, flag football, archery, beading classes, Jr. pickleball, plus Adult Flag Football and Adult Basketball. Go to the brochure and start registering today!

Rained Out Texting Service

Stay up to date with RainedOut, the leading free texting notification service for sports and events. Basalt Recreation is using RainedOut to help you receive notifications for cancelled events, change in plans, helpful reminders. Visit and search for Basalt Recreation Department, from there you can choose which events and programs you would like to receive text notifications so you can know before you go. 

RainedOut is also a great way to know about your basketball game. Once you find out who your coach is you can go to RainedOut and choose to follow your coach to get last minute text details about games, practices and more. Instant results coming directly to your phone!


2016 Insturctional League Basketball team photos can be viewed and purchased here:

Are you a savvy recycler or do you avoid the whole process? Not sure what goes where? Pitkin County has provided some recycling guidelines to help you maximize your recycling efforts.


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The Parks of Basalt

Basalt has many wonderful parks that many people use daily. The parks are often used for private functions. The town does not "reserve" the parks for private function, but we do require you register your function with the town. Please be respectful of private parties that have requested use of the parks. Please call town hall for more information or to request a registration at 927-4701.

Arbaney Park
Willits Field
Southside Park
Wildwood Park
Cliff Park

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Phone: 970-927-8214 | Fax: 970-927-1354 | 101 Midland Ave., Basalt, CO 81621

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