Lakewood Link Recreation Center

A gymnastics class takes place in the Link gymnasium.

The Link features a 2,000 sq. ft. climbing wall with adaptable equipment, a fitness area with strength training and cardio equipment and a 5,000 sq. ft. gymnastics center. Rooms are available to rent and it’s a popular location for birthday parties.

The center offers many activities, including gymnasticsclimbingfencing and aquatics. It houses a warm water indoor pool with play features, an indoor/outdoor slide, aqua fitness classes, water walking and open play areas.

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.
  • Find the general admission class schedule via the dropdown below.

Drop-In Gymnastics, Climbing and Fencing

View current 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.

The Lakewood Link Recreation Center offers drop-in climbing, gymnastics and fencing activities throughout the week.

View the current drop-in schedule below and if you have questions regarding these activities, contact the Lakewood Link front desk at 303-987-5400.

Browse through the general admission fitness class schedule below. If you have any questions, please contact the Lakewood Link front desk at 303-987-5400.

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

 

Pool rental capacity, cost and availability all vary. For information about pool rentals, please fill out our request form.

Link Leisure Pool Rental Request

 

Planning a special event, birthday party or meeting? A room or the pool at the Lakewood Link Recreation Center is the perfect location. 

To reserve or check availability, call 303-987-5400, email link@lakewood.org or visit the Lakewood Link Recreation Center, 1295 S. Reed St.

Rental Fees

Room Type Rate (per hour) Deposit Capacity
Emory Community Room
Half Emory Community Room
$90 - Full Room
$45 - Half Room
additional $20 for after hours
$200 - Full Room
$100 - 1/2 Room
200 people - Full Room
100 people - 1/2 Room
Kitchen $50 (flat rate) N/A
Classrooms $30
additional $20 for after hours
N/A 25-30 people
Private Pool Rental Rate based on number of swimmers.
Contact the pool manager 303-987-5426
N/A

 

Interested in hosting a birthday party? Come celebrate your child's special day at Lakewood Recreation. Every birthday party package includes an activity of your choice, time in the party room and a keepsake photo. All parties allow you to bring in your own food and nonalcoholic beverages. Our facilities include free parking.

View Birthday Package Details

 

Alcohol Policy

Alcohol is allowed pending the approval of a permit through the Lakewood Link Recreation Center.  The permit fee is $150 for a three-hour block of time for groups of 50 or larger or $75 for three hours for groups smaller than 50. The permit will allow beer, wine and champagne to be served. Additional hours can be purchased for $50/hour for groups 50 or larger and $25/hour for groups smaller than 50. We require a $500 deposit for rentals where alcohol will be served. This money can be refunded if no damage is identified in the building. Serving of alcohol must end one hour prior to the end of the rental and will be monitored by the rental group.

Set Up/Take Down

It is the responsibility of the renter and is included in the hours of the rental. This includes cleaning and stacking the tables and chairs, trash removal, and dry mop or vacuuming of the floors. *Helium balloons are not allowed in the Emory Rooms, Classroom C or the pool area. 

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 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. 

Location

1295 S. Reed St, Lakewood, CO 80232  View Map

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