The Recreation Center 

The Recreation Center at the Garden of the Gods Resort and Club 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 – 8:00 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 snacks and beverages. Kids Club does not allow outside food and keeps a strict nut free facility.

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!

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
  • Four Indoor Tennis Courts, Two Outdoor Tennis Courts, and Tennis Pro Shop
  • Basketball/Soccer Court
  • Children’s Playground
  • Kids Club

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.

SPLASHING SNACKS

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

COOL ENDINGS

Ice Cream Novelties | $3.50

Whole Fruit | $2

A scoop of Ice Cream | $3

Chocolate Chip or Oatmeal Cookies | $3

Apples & Peanut Butter | $3

FAVORITE BEVERAGES

Ice Tea | $3

Orange, Grapefruit or Apple Juice | $3

Fountain Drinks | $3
Coke, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper, Sprite

SENSATIONAL SHAKES

Milk Shakes- Chocolate, Vanilla & Strawberry | $6

POOLSIDE QUENCHERS | SPECIALTY DRINKS

ADULT MILKSHAKES

Orangesicle
Grand Mariner, Mandarin Vodka, Vanilla Ice Cream & Orange Juice

GET INTO THAT SUIT | (LOW CALORIE COCKTAILS)

Skinny Margarita
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

WINE CELLAR

All year long, Garden of the Gods Collection has events for every member of your family. Below is a list of our annual events.

January

Summer Camps Open House
Junior Member Social

February

Junior Member Social

March

Spring Break Extended Childcare
Easter Egg Dying
Junior Member Social

April

Grand Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Brunch
Junior Member Social

May

Recreation Center Grand Opening 2020
Memorial Day Ice Cream Social

June

Summer Camps
Pajama Jam
Late Night at the PoolSunday Funday at the Pool

July

Summer Camps
4th of July Pool Party, BBQ, & Fireworks
Pajama Jam
Late Night at the Pool
Sunday Funday at the Pool

August

End of Summer Pool Party
Pajama Jam

September

Junior Member Social
Family Scavenger Hunt

October

Annual Fall Festival featuring Trunk of Treat
Annual Pumpkin Carving & Scarecrow Building
Junior Member Social

November

Junior Member Social
Turkey Trot 5k
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

December

Junior Member Social
Family Brunch with Santa
The North Pole with Santa & Mrs. Claus
Gingerbread House Building
Movie with Santa
Christmas Eve Dinner
Christmas Day Brunch
New Year’s Eve Celebration

No matter what your interest, we have something for everyone with our new and member favorite reoccurring events.

Monthly Member Socials
Spa Couples Night
Themed Dining Nights
Wellness Series Luncheons
Adult & Children’s Cooking Classes
Late Night at the Pool
Movies Under the Stars
Winemakers Dinners
Sunday Funday with Kids Club
Rotating Culinary Specials
Exercise and Fitness Special Events
Happy Hour
Meetup Groups
USTA and Jr. Tennis Team
Pickleball Mixers and Clinics
Jr. PGA Golf League
Children’s Enrichment Programs

Kids Club

Fun For the Kids & Free Time for You

Take advantage of the Garden of the Gods Resort and Club amenities – 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 every Friday evening and/or the last Saturday of each month. 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 – 8:00 pm

 

 

Open Year Round

children playing games

To reserve a space for your child[ren] or grandchild[ren], members can sign-up online via the Member Central Calendar or contact the Kids Club Crew at 719.329.4017 to make arrangements. Walk-ins are welcome, but contingent on space available.

Members’ Child[ren] and Grandchild[ren]

  • $4 per child, per hour
  • 24-Hour Cancellation notice required. Failure to do so will result in the full charge of all reserved time.
  • Late Pickups | Please note late pickups [more than 5-minutes late, after 3-hours or after closing time] will be charged $2 per minute per child, for every minute late.

Kids Club Details

  • Children must be potty trained and independent in the restroom.
  • Maximum time in Kids Club is limited to 3 consecutive hours per day.
  • Parents and/or Grandparents of children in Kids Club are required to stay on the Garden of the Gods Resort & Club complex.
  • Kids Club does not allow any outside food or beverages inside of Kids Club due to food allergies.
  • Kids Club does have Snacks and lunch/dinner options available daily for an additional fee.

Member Private Childcare

  • Kids Club offers private childcare to all. Private Childcare requires a minimum of two-weeks’ notice to guarantee staffing. Please contact us immediately if you need private childcare within less than two-weeks.
  • $10 per hour per child
  • 3-Hour Minimum
  • 48-Hour Cancellation Policy – 100% of applicable fees

Contact Megan Piirainen at [email protected] or 719.329.4017 with any questions.

To reserve a space for your child[ren], resort guests can sign-up by contacting the Kids Club Crew at 719.329.4017 to make arrangements. Walk-ins are welcome, but contingent on space available.

Resort Guest’s Child[ren] 

  • $8 per child, per hour
  • 24-Hour Cancellation notice required. Failure to do so will result in the full charge of all reserved time.
  • Late Pickups | Please note late pickups [more than 5-minutes late, after 3-hours or after closing time] will be charged $2 per minute per child, for every minute late.

Kids Club Details

  • Children must be potty trained and independent in the restroom.
  • Maximum time in Kids Club is limited to 3 consecutive hours per day.
  • Parents and/or Grandparents of children in Kids Club are required to stay on the Garden of the Gods Resort & Club complex.
  • Kids Club does not allow any outside food or beverages inside of Kids Club due to food allergies.
  • Kids Club does have Snacks and lunch/dinner options available daily for an additional fee.

Resort Guest Private Childcare

  • Kids Club offers private childcare to all. Private Childcare requires a minimum of two-weeks’ notice to guarantee staffing. Please contact us immediately if you need private childcare within less than two-weeks.
  • $15 per hour per child
  • 3-Hour Minimum
  • 48-Hour Cancellation Policy – 100% of applicable fees

Contact Megan Piirainen at [email protected] or 719.329.4017 with any questions.

To reserve a space for your child[ren] , non-members can sign-up by contacting the Kids Club Crew at 719.329.4017 to make arrangements. Walk-ins are welcome, but contingent on space available.

Non-Members’ Child[ren] 

  • $12 per child, per hour
  • 24-Hour Cancellation notice required. Failure to do so will result in the full charge of all reserved time.
  • Late Pickups | Please note late pickups [more than 5-minutes late, after 3-hours or after closing time] will be charged $2 per minute per child, for every minute late.

Kids Club Details

  • Children must be potty trained and independent in the restroom.
  • Maximum time in Kids Club is limited to 3 consecutive hours per day.
  • Parents and/or Grandparents of children in Kids Club are required to stay on the Garden of the Gods Resort & Club complex.
  • Kids Club does not allow any outside food or beverages inside of Kids Club due to food allergies.
  • Kids Club does have Snacks and lunch/dinner options available daily for an additional fee.

Non-Member Private Childcare

  • Kids Club offers private childcare to all. Private Childcare requires a minimum of two-weeks’ notice to guarantee staffing. Please contact us immediately if you need private childcare within less than two-weeks.
  • $20 per hour per child
  • 3-Hour Minimum
  • 48-Hour Cancellation Policy – 100% of applicable fees

Contact Megan Piirainen at [email protected] or 719.329.4017 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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