Wetside Information

The Carpenter Recreation Center Leisure Aquatics Complex provides swimmers of all ages with adequate facilities for both leisure and fitness swimming pursuits. The two pools located in the area combine a 6-lane, 25-yard lap pool with several aquatic amenities that are sure to be fun for the whole family.

Pool Schedule

Download a PDF copy of our current pool schedule. 

Drop-In Aqua Fitness Classes

Moderate- to high-intensity low-impact water exercise for all levels of fitness. Water shoes recommended.

  • Monday-Friday: 9-10 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 5:20-6:20 p.m.


Aqua Zumba is a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise that blends the Zumba philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party your shouldn't miss!

  • Tuesday/Thursday: 8 – 9 a.m.

Slip on a flotation belt and join us in the deep end for a workout designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, muscle tone, increase fat-burning and combat stress. Flotation devices provide stability, however, you should feel comfortable in deep water. All levels welcome.

  • Saturday: 8-9 a.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Silver Splash is a total body, conditioning class in a pool. The class focuses on increasing agility, range of movement and cardiovascular conditioning. Resistance choreography is done with a specially designed SilverSneakers® kickboard. No swimming ability is required.

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10 - 11 a.m.


Merit Badge Testing

​Is your scouting organization in need of a swimming pool in order to complete your merit badge testing? We offer the help of a certified instructor to assist you with requirements and testing. Groups are also invited to enjoy a “fun swim” immediately following their badge testing. Space is limited. Fee: $3 per scout

Please call the Aquatic Coordinator at 720-977-5907 or one of our Aquatics Specialist office at 720-977-5919 for available days and times.

Rules of the Pool

  1. All swimmers must shower before entering the pool area. 
  2. Children 5 years and younger must be accompanied into the water by a paying parent or an adult 16 years or over and must be within arms reach at all times. Children 6-8 years must be accompanied by someone 12 years or older into the pool area.
  3. Diving is allowed in designated areas only. No diving is allowed in water less than five feet deep.
  4. No running, dunking or excessive horseplay. NO spins, flips or going backwards from the side of the pool.
  5. No glass is allowed in the pool area (including locker rooms steam room and sauna.)
  6. No smoking, alcoholic beverages/beverages, food, gum, or candy allowed in the pool area or locker rooms.
  7. Instructions from the lifeguards must be obeyed.
  8. For the safety of yourself and other please do NOT swim if you have a cold, diarrhea, excessive sunburn or unhealed abrasions.
  9. All swimmers must wear appropriate swim attire. Plastic pants or swim diapers are required for all toddlers and must be checked and changed often. Inappropriate swim wear such as thong bathing suits will not be permitted.
  10. No underwater breath-holding is allowed at any time.
  11. Children 5 years and younger are NOT allowed in the hot tub.
  12. Adult Lap is for individuals 18 and older. However, exceptions may be made for serious younger swimmers on an individual basis and as space is available. Please call the Aquatic Specialist at 720-977-5919.
  13. Children using the slide must be able to swim the width of the pool. Adults may not use the slide with their children or catch children at the bottom of the slide.
  14. Only those people 18 years and older are permitted to use the steam room and sauna, except on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 8:30-9:50 p.m. children ages 12-17 will be permitted in the steam room and sauna only if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The sauna and steam room will close 10 minutes prior to the closure of the building.

Swimming Lessons