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Closure Information:

MAY 21-27, 2018: The aquatics area (leisure + lap pools) will be CLOSED for scheduled maintenance, signage installation and other safety checks. Thank you for your patience, and apologies for the inconvenience! Pools will re-open for normal operations on Tuesday, May 29.
The nearest indoor pools can be found at GlenarmTwentieth Street or Washington Park Recreation Centers.

MAY 28: All Denver Recreation Centers closed for Memorial Day

View the full holiday closure schedule (PDF)


This hour-long workout will stretch, strengthen, tone, and lengthen! A fusion of ballet, yoga, and mat pilates which deliberately works every muscle in your body. Come ready to get stronger, fitter, and more flexible while breaking a sweat and having fun!
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


Get ready to sweat! This 45-minute workout combines high intensity interval training with core training to improve your fitness and sculpt your physique.
*Takes place in the Cycle Studio.


This full-body workout combines cycling, weights, and core training to give you a total body experience unlike any other! Using traditional cycling drills and light weighted movements, we guarantee you will get a fantastic workout whether you’re an expert or a beginner.
*Takes place in the Cycle Studio.


Looking for an exercise program to slenderize and tone your entire body, relieve tension and pain, improve posture, energize and enhance physical performance? Essentrics will help you attain all of these! Essentrics is a low-impact class using standing, floor, and barre exercises to help participants achieve results. Essentrics is a dynamic stretching program improving strength and flexibility at the same time. No static stretching, no boredom.
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


Utilizing a variety of specialty equipment combined with plyometric and agility movements, this circuit-style class will deliver an incredible, full-body workout in minimal time. Come ready to sweat!
*Takes place on the Fitness Rig.


This 45-minute high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout is designed to achieve maximum performance in minimal time. Build lean muscle, burn calories for 24-hours after your workout, and challenge yourself mentally and physically while having fun!
*Takes place in the Cycle Studio.

Cardio Kickboxing Get ready to work every muscle in your body! This class is structured in 4 segments that are guaranteed to make you sweat—kickboxing, bodyweight training, agility and plyometrics, and core work to provide a high-intensity interval training experience unlike any other!
*Takes place in the GX Studio.

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) This class is a full-body, heart-pumping, cardiovascular and strength class designed to create maximum results in minimum time. Intervals of strength movements and bursts of cardio will tone your body, improve your endurance, decrease body fat and make you sweat!
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


Improve cardiovascular strength and endurance with this non-impact, traditional indoor cycling class. Designed for all levels, it is a challenging opportunity to get your heart pumping, torch serious calories, and prepare you for your adventures out of the saddle.
*Takes place in the Cycle Studio.


Are you looking to get into strength training but don’t know where to begin? This class will help you learn the fundamentals of resistance training using barbells, kettlebells, and dumbbells, with an emphasis on proper technique and form.
*Takes place on the Fitness Rig.


One epic hour of sweat, joy and total inspiration - dancemania for the soul! Rooted in cardiovascular endurance and movement, join us for a unique, high-energy and light-hearted sweat!
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


Strengthen your muscles with this total-body workout designed to help you get lean and toned! This high-energy, resistance training class will challenge your body to feel the burn and get maximum results.
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


Generate heat in the body, build stamina, increase lean muscle mass, and improve balance with this class includes an athletically influenced yoga format that provides a faster pace and challenging sequence of poses.
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


This practice is based on foundational yoga poses performed in a dynamic, flowing style to create a balance of physical action, internal focus, and conscious breathing. Poses are modified to include beginners while challenging experienced practitioners.
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


This meditative practice includes longer holds to ignite the body’s internal heat and allow deep release to occur. Students learn to balance strength with flexibility and effort with surrender in each pose. Level I is for beginners. Level II includes more challenging movements. Level III is for advanced participants.
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


This yoga practice incorporates both seated and supine postures held for longer amounts of time to stretch and relax the muscles in your body. Increase mobility, calm your mind, and improve flexibility in this gentle yoga format.
*Takes place in the GX Studio.


This Latin class fuses hypnotic rhythms and easy to follow choreography to create an exciting dance cardio class. With combinations of international dance steps, Zumba will allow you to torch calories while having fun!
*Takes place in the GX Studio.

View Carla Madison's group fitness class schedule (PDF)

Carla Madison Recreation Center is Denver's newest Regional Level Center. Key features include:

  • Eight lane, 25-yard competition lap pool
  • Two diving boards
  • Leisure pool with play features, lazy river and three 20-yard lap lanes
  • Water slide
  • Gymnasium with basketball and volleyball court functionality
  • Weight/cardio equipment room
  • Group fitness room and studio
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Outdoor climbing wall
  • Rooftop event space with exterior terrace and catering kitchen
  • Child watch
  • Other site amenities such as slack lines, game tables, climbing boulder and dog park

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Location & Hours of Operation

2401 E. Colfax Ave. 80206
Phone: 720.865.5580


  5:30 AM - 9:00 PM


  5:30 AM - 8:00 PM


  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kid Watch:

Monday-Friday: 8am - 1:30pm | 3:30 - 7:30pm
Saturday: 8am - 1:30pm
Download the Parent Manual (PDF)