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Basalt, Colorado is located midvalley between Aspen and Carbondale. Recreation is a large part of everyone's life in this valley and our goal is to see our valley's children have enjoyable and safe ways to recreate in the valley.

If you would like to register for a class you can download a registration form and drop it off at the town hall with your payment, you can register online with a credit card or you can mail it to 101 Midland Ave., Basalt, CO 81621 with your payment. Please remember that the fee needs to accompany your registration. You can also register online with a credit card. Get your account set up for future activities.

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2016 Adult 4 v 4 Flag Football Deadline Extended

You don't want to burn up your Saturday afternoons couch surfing when you can be out playing flag football with friends! We are exending the deadline date for you to get your team together and register for a 7-week league of flag football with friends! Register online today!

Dates: Saturdays, September 17-October 29
Time: Games at 3:30 & 4:30 PM  
Where: Willits Field
Min/Max teams: 4/8  
Cost: $200 per team
Registration Deadline: September 14


Cheer Camp for 5th-8th grades! Registration for these cheer camps now available online

Coach Sammi Jo is looking for 12+ girls to have a fun, cheerful, and active year together! Who’s in for jumping, tumbling, stunting and more?! Contact Sammi Jo for more information or to get your child on the list at:

Or you can contact the recreation department at 970-927-8214 x400

Core Values:

  • Coaching from a regional, state, and national champion cheerleader
  • Professionally trained by Universal Cheerleading Association camp instructor and part of competition staff- 2011
  • Give young girls an inspirational, positive, and athletic foundation
  • Create bonding, determination, compassion, and pride in the team
  • Teach motion sharpness, chants, cheers, dances, stunts and tumbling


1-2 days a week for 2 hours each practice

Practice will include

  • ½ mile to 1 mile run
  • Full body stretching
  • Motion Sharpness/Technique
  • Jump workshop
  • Teach cheers/chants
  • Learn band dances
  • Tumbling
  • Stunting


Cost for September is $30 for 1-day per week and $40 for 2-days per week. Practice days are Wednesdays, 2PM-4PM, and Fridays, 3:30PM-5:30PM.

Cost per girl for October, November, December is $45 per month if 1 practice/week or $50 for 2 practices/week. This camp will continue into 2017.

Practice wear is from $50-$100

Game Day uniform cost is from $180 to $200 and will include shoes and a bow

BMS Cheer Camp is September 11, Sunday, from 10AM-4PM. $50 per girl.

2016 Adult 4 v 4 Flag Football coming soon!

Sign up your team today for the 2016 flag football league that begins next Saturday

2016/2017 Fall and Winter Recreation Guide

The Fall and Winter Recreation Guide is out and ready for you to start planning your fall and winter activities. Kids soccer, flag football, archery, beading classes, Jr. pickleball, plus Adult Flag Football and Adult Basketball. Go to the brochure and start registering today!

NFL Punt Pass and Kick DATE CHANGE

Basalt Recreation is hosting a NFL Punt Pass and Kick competition on Sunday, September 18 at 11:00 AM at Willits Field. PP&K offers boys and gilrs the opportunity to compete individually against their peers in punting, passing and kicking contests (bases on distance and accuracy) in local, sectional, NFL Team Championship and National Final levels. Five age groups (6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15) are eligible to compete in separate boys' and girls' divisions. Registration forms are available here or you can go to NFL Punt Pass & Kick to register online. This competition is FREE.

Rained Out Texting Service

Stay up to date with RainedOut, the leading free texting notification service for sports and events. Basalt Recreation is using RainedOut to help you receive notifications for cancelled events, change in plans, helpful reminders. Visit and search for Basalt Recreation Department, from there you can choose which events and programs you would like to receive text notifications so you can know before you go. 

RainedOut is also a great way to know about your basketball game. Once you find out who your coach is you can go to RainedOut and choose to follow your coach to get last minute text details about games, practices and more. Instant results coming directly to your phone!


2016 Insturctional League Basketball team photos can be viewed and purchased here:

Are you a savvy recycler or do you avoid the whole process? Not sure what goes where? Pitkin County has provided some recycling guidelines to help you maximize your recycling efforts.


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The Parks of Basalt

Basalt has many wonderful parks that many people use daily. The parks are often used for private functions. The town does not "reserve" the parks for private function, but we do require you register your function with the town. Please be respectful of private parties that have requested use of the parks. Please call town hall for more information or to request a registration at 927-4701.

Arbaney Park
Willits Field
Southside Park
Wildwood Park
Cliff Park

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Phone: 970-927-8214 | Fax: 970-927-1354 | 101 Midland Ave., Basalt, CO 81621

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