Denver Recreation Center Closures
Effective March 16, 2020: With the announcement made by Mayor Michael B. Hancock of a pending Public Health Order, the City & County of Denver will close all Denver Recreation Centers until further notice. All centers that are meal sites will continue to serve program participants during regularly scheduled hours (Monday-Friday, 3:30-5:30pm). Learn more about this program.
In addition, Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) has made the difficult decision to cancel all registered spring programs. Customers registered for programs will be fully refunded. If you have additional questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding during this time.
Washington Park is a Regional Level recreation center located in the southeast area. Its facility features include:
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!
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
High intensity interval training is an enhanced exercise strategy alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise designed to improve fitness in rapid time. Come ready to torch calories and have a blast! This protocol is proven to physiologically transform your body!
Fun paddle sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. It is played on a badminton sized court with a slightly modified tennis net. Play occurs on a "first come, first served" basis. Equipment is available for use.
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.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Total Body Conditioning
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.
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.
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.
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!
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Washington Park Recreation Center
701 S. Franklin St.
Denver, CO 80201
Hours of Operation
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|Wed:||6:00 AM – 9:00 PM|
|Thurs:||6:00 AM – 9:00 PM|
|Fri:||6:00 AM – 8:00 PM|
|Sat:||8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Denver's 30 recreation centers offer a variety of meeting spaces for special events, school trips, athletic activities and business functions.
MY Denver collaborates with community organizations and youth advocates to bring life to the activities in our centers while providing safe, supportive and quality environments in which young people can play, learn and grow.
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