Lakewood Link Recreation Center

A gymnastics class takes place in the Link gymnasium.

Open by reservation.

The Link fitness areas and pool are now open by reservations! Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance. For same day reservations, call 303-987-5400; no walk-ups. Classes and Drop-in Tots are being offered with pre-registration. View the tabs below to get started.

NEW: OPEN CLIMB

Starting Oct. 31, 2-hour open climb reservations will be offered on Saturdays. A $10 fee or climbing pass is required. Make a reservation

RENTALS AVAILABLE

The Link is accepting private rentals and birthday party requests. Call 303-987-5400 if interested. 

Make a Reservation

There are three reservation areas, as well as classes. Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance. View all reservations. 
You must review rules first in the "Know Before You Go" tab.

Make a Reservation

1. Classes

You must pre-register for all programs; no walk-ups allowed. Ages 5+ must wear a mask in climbing and gymnastics classes.

2. Shallow Pool

 Link pool.

  • Open swim.
  • Play features are available from noon-close M-TH and all weekend.
  • No access to deep pool or slide.

Reserve Shallow Pool

3. Deep Pool

Link deep pool.

  • Choose from two options: open swim or adult water exercise.
  • The slide is not available.
  • Water exercise for ages 14+ only.
  • No access to shallow pool.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult; ages 0-6 must have adult in water.

Reserve Deep Pool

4. Workout Area

Link workout areas.

 Reserve Workout Area

Equipment Included:

  • 3 Treadmills
  • Recumbent bike
  • Selectorized equipment
  • Dumbbells with 2 benches
  • Curl bar
  • Ab crunch bench
  • Dual Pulley machine
  • Smith machine
  • Medicine balls
  • Fit balls
  • AMT
  • Lifefitness elliptical
  • True elliptical
  • Precor elliptical
  • Upright bike
  • 2 Recumbent bikes
  • Concept 2 tower

Know Before You Go

Important Visitor Instructions

There are three areas open to reservations, which can be made up to 7 days in advance. Drop-ins and walk-ups not allowed. Classes are being offered as well.

MASK ORDER
The Colorado mask order applies to everyone indoors over the age of 10, unless medically exempt. This includes people exercising indoors and in indoor pool areas (not swimming). You may remove your mask temporarily if you need to catch your breath or safely perform an activity, but wear a mask as much as is feasible.

RESERVABLE AREAS
See the "Make a Reservation" tab for reservation links, photos and equipment lists.

  1. Workout area: Includes weight room and cardio equipment.
  2. Indoor deep pool for open swim or adult water exercise.
  3. Indoor shallow pool for open swim. Play features are available from noon-close M-TH and all weekend.

CANCELING RESERVATIONS

If you would like to cancel your reservation(s), please follow these instructions(PDF, 2MB) or call the front desk at  303-987-5400.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Reservations will be allowed for 75 minutes. Sanitizing will take place between sessions.

Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday:10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

PARKING AND BUILDING ENTRY

We now have two entries for visitors:

  • Pool visitors will enter/exit at the pool patio, located on the east side of the building.
  • Weight room, cardio and class participants will enter through the front doors.

View the Map(PDF, 2MB)

Rules & Safety Guidelines

FACILITY RULES:

Stay at home if you are sick or exhibiting any symptoms such as a sore throat, temperature of 100.4 or greater, cough, etc.

  • Reservations and pre-payment by credit card only.
  • Passes will be accepted. Active pass members will not be charged a fee.
  • Reservations are limited to one reservation per person, per day.
  • Cancellations must be completed online 24 hours prior to the scheduled session to receive a refund.
  • Arrive no more than five minutes prior to your session.
  • Please go to your designated door where you will see signage to indicate where to line up. You will be greeted and checked in at the door.
  • Children under the age of 12 need to be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Only registered participants will be allowed to enter the facility.  
  • Due to state mandate, face coverings are mandatory indoors for ages 10 and older unless medically exempt. 
  • Please adhere to 6-foot physical distancing with participants outside of your household at all times.
  • Restrooms will be open, lockers and changing areas will remain closed. 
  • No congregating will be allowed inside or outside of the facility.
  • Please bring your own sanitizer.

SWIMMING LESSON RULES:

  • Only one parent or guardian per participant allowed in the pool area during class. Masks must be worn at all times and you must remain socially distanced.
  • Masks must be worn by all when entering/exiting the facility. Class participants may remove the masks before entering the pool.
  • No swimming before or after class.
  • Participants will be spaced 6 feet apart while in class (spaces will be marked).
  • Instructors will be wearing face-shields during the lesson.
  • Please do not arrive more than 5 minutes before class time.
  • Swimmers need to come swim ready.
  • Please shower at home after the lesson so there is time to disinfect areas between classes.
  • Restrooms are open, but changing areas and lockers remain closed.
  • Family locker rooms not available at this time. 

CLIMBING AND GYMNASTICS RULES:

  • Participants ages 5+ must wear a mask.
  • Cliff Hangers 1, Kangaroos and Tiny Tumblers will be allowed 1 adult to accompany them to class.
  • No spectators allowed at all other classes.

POOL RULES: 

  • The slide and play feature will not be available.
  • Participants should shower before arrival and be water ready.
  • Water exercise: Must be 14 years or older. Only one swimmer/person per lane.
  • Participants must remain in the area of pool they registered for.
  • All pool toys, life jackets, and other shared supplies or equipment is prohibited. Pool attendees are encouraged to bring their own equipment.

DEEP POOL RULES:

  • Adult Water Exercise is limited to age 14 and older.
  • Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children 6 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult IN THE WATER at all times.
  • Non-swimmers are encouraged to wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket or puddle jumper. No water wings or suits with built in floatation devices allowed.
  • All pool toys, life jackets and shared supplies and equipment is prohibited. Pool attendees are encouraged to bring their own equipment.
  • Only paid participants will be allowed to enter the facility.
  • Your reservation is for one side of the pool only. There is no going back and forth between the shallow and the deep side during your time.

 SHALLOW POOL RULES:

  • Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children 4 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult IN THE WATER at all times.
  • Non-swimmer are encouraged to wear a Coast Guard approved life jacket or puddle jumper. No water wings or suits with built in floatation devices allowed.
  • All pool toys, life jackets and shared supplies and equipment is prohibited. Pool attendees are encouraged to bring their own equipment.
  • Only paid participants will be allowed to enter the facility.
  • Your reservation is for one side of the pool only. There is no going back and forth between the shallow and the deep side during your time.

Location

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

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