Charles Whitlock Recreation Center

Visitors work out in the cardio equipment area of Whitlock Rec Center.

A popular spot for fitness programs, adult leagues and youth leagues, Whitlock features a fitness studio, free weight and TRX zones, three gymnasiums, two racquetball courts and four outdoor pickleball courts.

Whitlock also houses an indoor aquatics area, which includes a warm-water therapy pool and men's and women's dry saunas.

Register for Programs

  • View a current list of programs offered at the center.
  • Visit the city's programs page to browse all programs offered in the city.
  • View the general admission class schedule via the dropdown below.

Find Drop-In Gym Activities

View gym schedule

Looking for sport leagues? They are located under the sports section in programs and activities.

The Charles E. Whitlock Recreation Center aerobics room and gyms are great to rent for a variety of athletic activities.

To reserve or check availability, call 303-987-4800, email cwrc@lakewood.org or visit the Charles E. Whitlock Recreation Center, 1555 Dover St.

Rental Fees

Room Type Rate (per hour) Deposit Capacity
Aerobics Room $60/$45 N/A 35 people
Two Gyms, Wood Court $65/$50 Nonprofit 25% of total price 150 people
Gym, All Purpose $40/$30 Nonprofit 25% of total price 150 people

Alcohol Policy

Alcohol is prohibited

Set Up/Take Down

It is the responsibility of the renter and is included in the hours of the rental. Facility does not have tables and chairs available. Renter is responsible for cleaning and trash removal after a rental period. 

Refund Policy 

Refunds will not be issued for rentals ending earlier than stated on the reservation agreement. Refund checks will be mailed to the individual who signed the contract within 10 to 14 business days after the event and/or when all conditions are met: non damage to facility, surrounding areas and/or parking lot, all cleaning, trash removal, externally rented equipment removal, and not exceeding rental time allotments. All refunds and room rental deposits will be made in the form of a check issued by the city of Lakewood. Two weeks notice is required on all rentals.

The Charles Whitlock Recreation Center houses a warm water pool facility offering an array of aqua fitness programs.

The typical water temperature within the pool is between 90 and 93 degrees. This temperature promotes increased flexibility and mobility and is excellent for rehabilitation and fitness exercises.

Whether you’re participating in one of our many aqua fitness classes, completing rehab exercises or looking for a social outlet, this pool is an excellent option.

 

View Pool Schedule

We offer several multi-visit pass and membership options for visitors to save on admission to all of our recreation centers. New passes and memberships can be purchased at the front desk of any recreation facility, and renewals can be completed over the phone.

Type Youth/
Student
Adult Senior 62+ Household* Military**
Daily $4 $5 $4 n/a $3.75
15-visit Pass $52 $61 ($4.07/visit) $52 n/a $46
30-visit Pass $92 $102 ($3.40/visit) $92 n/a $77
Monthly Pass $26 $32 $21 $38 $24
Annual Pass $315 $385 $250 $459* $289 individual
$344 household**
Middle, High School Pass $149 w/ ID
valid Aug.-May

*Household

Household pass is valid for 2 people. Each additional household member on an Annual Pass is $69 per person.

**Military

Applies to all military members with valid ID. A Military Household pass is valid for 2 people. Each additional household members on a Monthly Pass is $29.50 per person and an Annual Pass is $52 per person.

Included With Annual Pass Membership:

  • 20% discount on the Body Pump and Aqua Fitness punch cards.
  • Babysitting available at Carmody and Green Mountain Recreation Centers.
  • Annual Pass can be purchased in monthly payments with a valid credit card.

Financial Assistance

The Lakewood Possibilities Fund provides scholarships to Lakewood residents in need of financial assistance in order to participate in city services. View details and the application via the button below.

Lakewood Possibilities Fund

Carmody Recreation Center

ANNUAL FACILITY CLOSURE Sept. 9-13

New Year's Day - Open
April 21 - Closed
Memorial Day - Open 5 a.m.-3 p.m.
Independence Day - Open 5 a.m.-3 p.m.
Labor Day - Open 5 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thanksgiving - Open 5 a.m.-11 a.m.
December 24-25 - Closed
New Year's Eve - Closed

Green Mountain Recreation Center

Annual facility closure May 13-17

New Year's Day - Closed
Memorial Day - Closed
Independence Day - Closed
Labor Day - Closed
Thanksgiving - Closed
December 24, 5 a.m.-3 p.m.
December 25 - Closed
New Year's Eve - Open 5 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lakewood Link Recreation Center

Annual facility closure Aug. 19-23

New Year's Day - Closed
April 21 - Closed
Memorial Day - Closed
Independence Day - Closed
Labor Day - Closed
Thanksgiving - Closed
December 24 - Open 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
December 25 - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Whitlock Recreation Center

Annual Facility Closure June 17-22

New Year's Day - Closed
April 21- Closed
May 19 - Open noon-6 p.m.
Memorial Day - Closed
Independence Day - Closed
Labor Day - Closed
Thanksgiving - Closed
December 24-25 - Closed
New Year's Eve - Closed

 

Location

1555 Dover St., Lakewood, CO 80215  View Map

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