Charles Whitlock Recreation Center

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

Located at 1555 Dover St., Whitlock features a fitness studio, free weight and TRX zones, three gymnasiums, two racquetball courts and four outdoor pickleball courts. Whitlock is a popular spot for sports, fitness classes, adult leagues and youth leagues.

Drop-in sports include basketball, pickleball, volleyball, wheelchair sports and badminton. Racquetball courts are available on a first-come first-serve basis during all open hours. General admission classes are offered with pre-registration. The pool is closed due to a lifeguard shortage.


M-F: 8 a.m.-Noon
Gym Schedule     General Admission Classes

Know Before You Go

Pre-registration is required for general admission classes, up to 8 days in advance. For same-day registration, call 303-987-4800.

Code of Conduct: All visitors are expected to adhere to the department's code of conduct. Alcohol is not allowed.


Bring your Lakewood recreation ID card to check yourself in at the front desk. If you do not have a card we will issue you a new one on your next visit. 


  • Available on a first-come, first-serve basis during all open hours.
  • No equipment provided except wallyball net.


  • Drop-in badminton is available Mon.-Fri. View the gym schedule for specific hours.
  • Open to all levels, first come, first served.
  • No equipment provided except badminton net.


1555 Dover St, Lakewood, CO 80215  View Map

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