The Recreation Center
The Recreation Center at the Garden of the Gods Collection offers beautiful facilities, fun classes and activities that keep kids and their parents coming back for more. Our weekday Kids Care offers abundant activities and interactive personal care to children of our Members and Resort Guests Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 12 noon and Friday evenings from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Our teen room allows older kids the perfect space to spend time with friends, watch movies, play video games, foosball, pool and ping pong.
Light fare is available through the Recreation Center Snack Bar serving hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, ice cream and a variety of beverages.
Our Recreation Center is the perfect place for your kids to experience excellent activities of their own. From swimming to tennis to basketball and more, you can be sure they’ll never be bored.
The Recreation Center Pool and Hang Out Lounge are open now through Labor Day. Kids Club is open year round at the Recreation Center!
Recreation Center Facility
Member children and grandchildren age 23 and under are entitled to Recreation Center privileges if accompanied by the Member. Babysitters and nannies accompanying children are considered members of the household. Guests must be accompanied by their host, and the host will be charged a Recreation Center guest fee of $10 per guest for each visit.
Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult.
The Recreation Center includes:
- Junior Olympic-size Swimming Pool and Wading Pools
- Spray Garden
- Locker Rooms
- Snack Bar
- Recreation Room with Games for All Ages
- Four Indoor Tennis Courts, Two Outdoor Tennis Courts, and Tennis Pro Shop
- Basketball/Soccer Court
- Children’s Playground
- Kids Club
Recreation Center Hours & Information
Open through Labor Day
Rec Center Pool Hours 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Splash Garden Hours: 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Staffed Pool Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Lifeguards on Stand 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Snack Bar Hours 11:00 am – 7:00 pm (weather pending)
Member Guest fee $10 (special event pricing may apply for non-members)
Resort Guests access included in the resort fee.
Daily cabana rentals available by reservation only (special event cabana rentals may apply)
$20 Monday – Thursday
$25 Friday – Sunday
July 4th, 2019 Pool Cabana Reservation Procedure: April 1 – 30, 2019, the Recreation Center Team will be accepting July 4th Cabana reservations applications. In early May all applications will be entered into a random lottery system to determine which four families have reservations of a pool Cabana on the July 4th. All other applications will be placed on a waitlist.
Lap swimming 6:00 am – 8:30 am daily
Swim Team Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 9:45 am daily
Please be courteous to your fellow lap swimmers and the GGCR Swim Team
Pool will not be staffed if the temperature is below 55 degrees
To keep all patrons safe, Garden of the Gods Club follows the National Weather Service as well as the American Red Cross Thunder and Lightning Procedures.
Recreation Center Menu
Basket of Corn Tortilla Chips | $9
Salsa & Guacamole
Crisp Summer Crudites | $6
Carrot & Celery Sticks, Hummus Dip
Watermelon Plate | $6
Yogurt Parfait & Granola | $5
Cheese Quesadilla | $7
Salsa & Sour Cream
Cheese Nacho’s | $5
Jalapenos, Tomatoes & Sour Cream
add Grilled Chicken for an additional $3
Chicken Tenders, Ranch or Honey Mustard | $6
Basket of Fries | $5
Bag of Chips | $2
ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS
PB & J | $4
Grilled American Cheese on Wheat Bread | $5
Jumbo Corn Dog | $5
Natural Turkey and Swiss Tortilla Wrap | $6
All served with choice of Chips or Watermelon
REFRESHING CHILLED SALADS
Shrimp Louis | $15
Hearts of Palm, Romaine, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Avocado & Hard Boiled Egg
Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocado | $13
Bed of Quinoa & Spinach, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Avocado Lime Vinaigrette
Asian Chicken, Sesame Vinaigrette | $13
Napa Romaine Mix, Scallions, Carrots, Cucumber, Edamame & Wonton Crisps
BETWEEN THE BREAD
Deli Fresh Sandwiches | $8
Choice of Spring Water Tuna Salad, Natural Turkey, Chicken Salad or Classic BLT
Whole or White Bread, Lettuce, Tomato & Pickle
Turkey Caesar Tortilla Wrap | $8
Romaine, Parmesan, Croutons & Caesar Dressing
Buffalo Chicken Tortilla Wrap | $10
Tomatoes, Onions, Romaine & Ranch Dressing
FROM THE GRILL
Old Fashion Quarter Pound Burger | $8
Veggie Burger | $7
Spicy Breaded Breast of Chicken | $7
All Beef Hot Dog | $6
Add Swiss or American Cheese 1 Add Smoked Bacon 2
Ice Cream Novelties | $3.50
Whole Fruit | $2
A scoop of Ice Cream | $3
Chocolate Chip or Oatmeal Cookies | $3
Apples & Peanut Butter | $3
Ice Tea | $3
Orange, Grapefruit or Apple Juice | $3
Fountain Drinks | $3
Coke, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper, Sprite
Milk Shakes- Chocolate, Vanilla & Strawberry | $6
POOLSIDE QUENCHERS | SPECIALTY DRINKS
Grand Mariner, Mandarin Vodka, Vanilla Ice Cream & Orange Juice
GET INTO THAT SUIT | (LOW CALORIE COCKTAILS)
Fresh Lime Juice, Agave Nectar and Tequila
The Clubs Mountain Breeze
Cranberry & Grapefruit Juice, Vodka
Lime in the Coconut
Coconut Water, Fresh Lemon Juice, Light Rum & Muddled Rosemary
ICED COLD BEER ON DRAFT
Annual Club Events
All year long, Garden of the Gods Collection has events for every member of your family. Below is a list of our annual events.
New Years Day Breakfast
Hot Cocoa Fun Run
Member Dance Lessons
Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dancing
Grand Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Dying & Crafts
Generation Next: Social Mixer
Spring Member-Member Golf Tournament
Spring Dinner and Dancing
Margarita Tennis Mixer
Kentucky Derby Party
Memorial Day Ice Cream Social at the Recreation
Smoochers Golf Tournament
Music Under the Stars
Fourth of July Fireworks, BBQ and Pool Party
Camel Drivers Golf Tournament
Neiman Marcus Fashion Show
Sheiks and Shebas Golf Tournament
Ladies & Men’s Club Golf Championship
Back to School Bonanza
Alaskan Fly Fishing Trip
Men’s 27-hole Golf Tournament
Annual Trunk or Treat
Scarecrow Building & Pumpkin Carving for Kids
Turkey Trot 5k
Thanksgiving Day Brunch
Family Flag Football
Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Holiday Golf Cart Parade
Cookies and Stories with Santa
Gingerbread House Building
Christmas Eve Dinner
Christmas Day Brunch
New Years Eve Champagne Celebration
No matter what your interest, we have something for everyone with our new and member favorite reoccurring events.
Fly Fishing Lessons
Adult Bingo at KC Grille
Movies Under the Stars
Monthly Member Socials
Adult & Children’s Cooking Classes
Themed Dining Nights
Wellness Series Luncheons
Rotating Culinary Specials
Exercise and Fitness Special Events
USTA and Jr. Tennis Team
Jr. PGA Golf League
Children’s Enrichment Programs
Fun For the Kids & Free Time for You
Family Services has come to the Club and Resort at Garden of the Gods Collection! Take advantage of the Club and Resort- enjoy lunch, a Spa treatment, take a Sports Club Fitness Class, play 9 holes of golf or even a few games of tennis while your children enjoy our extraordinary Recreation Center. With plenty of games and activities, your children will have fun while you take some time to relax. Take advantage of our daytime hours during the week for some “me time” or enjoy a date or event on Friday evening. All participating children must be potty trained and fully independent in the restroom.
Members, sign up online on the Member Central Calendar. Hotel Guests and Kissing Camels Property Owners, call Kids Club to make arrangements for your children during your stay 719.329.4017.
Kissing Camels Recreation Center Kids Club Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friday Nights: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Year Round
Kids Club Details
To reserve a space for your children or grandchildren, members and resort guests can sign up online via the Member Central Calendar and hotel guests please feel free to call Kids Club at 719.329.4017 to make arrangements for your children during your stay.
- Maximum time in Kids Club is limited to 3 hours per day.
- All Children must be potty trained and independent in the restroom.
- Parents and Grandparents of children in Kids Care are required to stay on the Garden of the Gods Collection complex.
- Please note, late pickups (more than 5 minutes late after 3 hours or after closing time) will be charged $2 per minute for every minute late.
- Dinner is available for purchase on Friday evening between 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm for an additional $9 per child.
- Walk-ins are welcome, but contingent on space availability.
- Kids Club is available in conjunction with your special event. Please contact Megan Piirainen for more details about pricing and availability at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719.329.4017
Members’ Children and Grandchildren
$3 per child, per hour
Non-Member & Resort Guests
$12 per child, per hour
Indulge in the Salon + Spa
A sigh of vanilla. A hush of fingertips. Relax and refresh your mind, body and spirit with our full-service spa and salon complete with steam rooms, salt inhalation rooms, and infrared therapy.
Recreation Center Rules & Regulations
Members’ children and grandchildren age 23 and under are entitled to Recreation Center privileges if accompanied by the member. Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult. Babysitters and nannies accompanying children are considered members of the household. Guests must be accompanied by their member host, and the host will be charged a Recreation Center guest fee of $10 per guest for each visit.
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