Adult Programs and Activities

A men's basketball league takes place in a city rec center.


Pick up a new skill or learn a hobby via the city's adult program options. From pottery to volleyball, Lakewood is proud to offer a wide variety of classes, programs and leagues for adults of all ages.

Select a section to view details, including registration information and program details.


If you have your activity code, register now.


Aqua Fitness

A low-impact way to stay fit and active. 

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Swimming Lessons

Fundamentals Development

SWIMMING Lesson DEscriptions

Adult/Teen Fundamentals
Participants aged 16 and older with no previous experience should join the Adult/Teen Fundamentals program. This class is designed to orient participants to the swimming environment and help them acquire basic swimming skills.


Adult/Teen Development
Completed the Adult/Teen Fundamentals or can demonstrate all Adult/Teen Fundamentals requirement.


Adult/Teen Refinement

 Must have completed the Adult/Teen Fundamentals class or be able to demonstrate all the Adult/Teen Fundamental class requirements. This class is designed to refine strokes so participants swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Prior swimming experience is required.


Swim Teams

U.S. Masters Swimming: Lakewood Dawgs
Green Mountain Swim Club
Foothills Swim Team
Underwater Hockey Club


Swim Instruction and Lifeguard Training

Water Safety and Lifeguard

Lifeguard Training Details

This course will give you all the certifications necessary to become a professional lifeguard: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED and First Aid. Certifications are good for two years. 

Skills Test
The following skills must be performed before participants are allowed in Lifeguard training class:

  • Swim 300 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
  • Retrieve a 10 pound brick in 12-foot deep water without assistance and without goggles.

Ages: 15 and up
Fee: $175 Resident, $205 Nonresident

Location: Carmody Recreation Center


Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training Details

This course will provide you with the certification necessary to instruct American Red Cross Swimming lessons! Course fees cover all materials and includes the FIT (Fundamentals of Instructor Training) Certification.

Skills Test
The following skills must be performed BEFORE participants are allowed in the WSI class. If participants cannot complete the skills listed on the first day of class, they will not be allowed to participate in the course and will be issued a refund.

  • Demonstrate proficient front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly.

Ages: 16 and up
Fee: $200 Resident, $230 Nonresident
Location: Green Mountain Recreation Center

Fitness and Wellness

General Admission Classes Massage and Reiki Personal Training and Nutrition  Pilates
QiGong Strength Tai Chi Yoga 

LES MILLS Fitness Classes

These classes take place at the Carmody Recreation Center.

To attend a class, view the schedule then purchase a pass or drop-in at the Carmody Recreation Center front desk. Class fees do not include admission to the recreation center.

BodyPump is one of the fastest ways you'll get in shape. You'll challenge all major muscle groups as you squat, press, lift and curl. Enjoy great music, energy and new choreography every season.

10-class pass: $50
Drop-in: $7/class

CxWorx™ is an intense 30 minute core-training workout designed to tighten and tone your midsection. Using body weight, free weights, and resistance tubes to challenge balance, coordination and functional strength.

10-class pass: $30
Drop-in: $5

Martial Arts and Fencing

Lakewood Recreation offers a variety of martial arts and fencing classes for youth and adult participants year-round. For more information, call 303-987-7842.

Taekwondo Fencing

Drop-In Fencing at The Link
Fencing equipment not provided


Tae Kwon Do 

Classes are offered at Green MountainLakewood Link and Charles Whitlock Recreation Centers.

Participants can choose 1, 2, or 3 days per week classes for varied prices. 

Beginning Fencing

This introduction to the Olympic sport of Foil Fencing includes a history of fencing, weapons, and basic fencing technique and strategy. We teach competition in a safe and fun environment.


Participants will end the class with a tournament competing against their peers. The class is for beginners and those from other beginning classes who are interested in furthering their foil skills. A $25 fee will be collected at the first class for a personal fencing glove (which each student can keep), insurance and maintenance of the other fencing equipment.


Campfire Programs
All ages
Guided Night Hikes
All ages
Nature Hikes
All ages
Adult Nature Explorers
Age: 18 and up

Annual Outdoor Events

Ice Fishing 101
January 2020
Fishing Tournament
May 11, 2019
Let's Go Fishing  Let's Go Camping 
Grin and Bear It  Haunted Trail Adventure Winter Solstice  

Sports and Leagues

The city offers sports team and leagues which take place throughout the year. Contact Sports Programmer Eric Gavinski at 303-987-4806 or with any questions.

View League Schedules and Standings

All league schedules and standings are housed on the Lakewood Team Sideline website.

Check the Weather Hotline

Call 303-987-7078. Updates are made daily at 4:30p.m.


Drop-in year-round

Spring/Summer, Fall
Winter/Spring, Fall 
Drop-in Climbing
Located in the Link Recreation Center

Interested in playing tennis? Visit Lakewood Park Tennis Center to view offerings. 

Sports - Unified

Unified Sports combines athletes with and without disabilities on teams that compete against other Unified Sports teams. This pioneer program provides sporting competition and team opportunities for athletes seeking new and different challenges. Contact Sports Programmer Eric Gavinski at 303-987-4806 or with any questions.