The Recreation Center 

at Garden of the Gods Collection

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. Out 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.

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Recreation Center will open for the season on Friday, May 25, 2018.

rec center at garden of the gods club

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
  • Cabanas
  • Locker rooms
  • Snack bar
  • Recreation room with games for all ages
  • Multipurpose room for social events
  • Four indoor tennis courts
  • Basketball/soccer court
  • Children’s playground

Open Memorial Day Through Labor Day

Rec Center Pool Hours 6a-8p
Staffed Pool Hours: 9a-8p
Lifeguards on stand 10a-6p
Snack Bar Hours 11a 7p (weather pending)

Guest fee $10 (special event pricing may apply for non-members)

Daily cabana Rentals available by reservation only (special event cabana rentals may apply)
$20 M-Th
$25 F-Sun

Lap swimming 6a-8:30a daily
Swim Team 8:45a-11a daily

Please be courteous to your fellow lap swimmers and the GGCR Swim Team

Pool will not be staffed if temperature is below 50

To keep all patrons safe, Garden of the Gods Collection follows the National Weather Service as well as the American Red Cross Thunder and Lightning Procedures.


Cheese Quesadilla | 6

Salsa, Sour Cream

Chicken Strips | 7

3 Strips

Nachos (GF) | 5

Pretzel with Cheese Sauce | 4

Veggie Cup (GF/VG) | 4

Carrots, Celery, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Peppers

Add: Hummus $2, Ranch $1

Sides (GF/VG) | 4

Curly Fries, Straight Fries, Fruit Cup, or Cole Slaw


Choice of dressing: Ranch, Apple Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese, Balsamic, Caesar

Garden Salad (GF/VG) | 7

Romaine, Carrots, Tomatoes, Cucumber

Add: Chicken or Tuna Salad $4

Chef Salad (GF) | 11

Romaine, Ham, Turkey, Carrots, Tomato, Egg, Cheese

Apple Walnut Salad (GF) | 10

Mixed greens, Dried Cranberries, Blue Cheese, Candied Walnuts, Green Apples, Apple Vinaigrette

Add: Chicken $4

Asian Chicken Salad  | 13

Grilled Chicken, Napa Romaine Mix, Green Onions, Carrots, Cucumber, Edamame, Wonton Crisps, Spicy Peanuts, Sesame Dressing


Choice of Whole Wheat or White Bread. Add Swiss of American Cheese $0.75. Add Bacon $2.

Quarter Pound Hamburger | 6

Grilled Chicken Breast | 6

Grilled Ham and Cheese | 7

Grilled Cheese | 5

Sandwiches | 7

Choice of Tuna, Turkey, Ham, or BLT

Hot Dog  | 4 large/2 small

Bratwurst | 6

Chicken Caesar Wrap | 11

Chicken Breast, Romaine, Parmesan, Croutons, Tortilla Wrap, Caesar Dressing

Buffalo Chicken Wrap | 12

Chicken Tenders in Buffalo Sauce, Tomatoes, Onions, Romaine, Avocado Ranch dressing, Tortilla Wrap


Milkshake (GF) | 6

Power Bar | 4

Ice Cream Novelty | 3

Scoop Ice Cream (GF) | 2

Cookies, Chips, Crackers, Candy | 2

Whole Fruit | 2

Yogurt (GF) | 2


Fountain Soda | 3

Iced Tea | 3

Juice Box | 2

Domestic Beer | 4

Premium Beer | 5

Margarita | 8

House Wine | 8

Vodka or Rum | 8

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

Superbowl Party


Delilah Spa Event

Easter Brunch

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


Smoochers Golf Tournament

Summer Camps

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


Trunk or Treat

Scarecrow Building & Pumpkin Carving for Kids


Turkey Trot 5k

Thanksgiving Day Brunch

Family Flag Football

Holiday Lighting Ceremony


Cookies and Stories with Santa

Gingerbread House Building

Exclusive Member COG Railway Santa Train

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,

Cocktail Connections

Movies Under the Stars

Monthly Member Socials

Family Photography with Teresa Lee

Adult & Children’s Cooking Classes

Themed Dining Nights

Wellness Series Luncheons

Rotating Culinary Specials

Winemakers Dinners

Exercise and Fitness Special Events

Happy Hour

Meetup Groups

USTA and Jr. Tennis Team

Jr. PGA Golf League

Children’s Enrichment Programs





Kids Club

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 the Front Desk at 719.632.5541 to make arrangments for your children during your stay.

Kissing Camels Recreation Center Kids Club Hours
Monday – Friday: 9am – 12pm
Friday Nights: 5pm – 8pm

children playing games

To reserve a space for your children or grandchildren, members can sign up online via the Member Central Calendar and hotel guests please feel free to call the Front Desk at 719.632.5541 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) 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 or 719.329.4017

Members’ Children and Grandchildren

$3 per child, per hour


$12 per child, per hour

Contact Alison King at 719.520.4976 or with any questions.

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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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