November 29, 2015

Sterling Recreation Center


808 Elm St.  Sterling, CO 80751  (970)522-7882


Facility Hours:  (See pool hours below)

Monday – Friday: 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Sunday: 1:00  - 6:30 PM 


Swimming Pool Hours: Maple-leaf1




All children 3 and under must be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian at least 16 years of age.

All children 4 and 5 years old must be supervised by a parent or guardian at least 16 years of age, in the swimming pool area.

All children 6 years and older may swim without a parent or guardian.



5:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.       Lap Swim/Water Walking/Water Aerobics                          

 6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.       Aqua Aerobics Class (M-W-F)

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.*   Lap Swim/Water Walking/Water Aerobics                          
            (*Occasionally school activities are scheduled at 1:00 p.m.)

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.       Open Swim  Includes: Lap Swim/Water Walking/ Water Aerobics                          

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.     Lap Swim/Water Walking/Water Aerobics  


9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.      Lap Swim/Water Walking/Water Aerobics                          

2:00 p.m-5:00 p.m.    Open Swim  Includes: Lap Swim/Water Walking/ Water Aerobics

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.      Lap Swim/Water Walking/Water Aerobics


1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Lap Swim/Water Walking/Water Aerobics                          

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Open Swim Includes: Lap Swim/Water Walking/ Water Aerobics                          

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.     Lap Swim/Water Walking/Water Aerobics         


The outdoor pool with a capacity of nearly 450. The  pool includes several water features including a Multi-Play 5 and four slides. The largest attraction at this pool is the double flumed slide, complete with a translucent blue speed slide about 130 feet long and one open flume slide about 220 feet long. Our pool also has a 50 x 50 beach entry as well as a separate wading pool with a mini water dome and six water jets. Picnic tables and chairs can accommodate over 300 patrons and the seven shade structures provide plenty of protection from the sun’s ultra violet rays.

The indoor pool has a capacity of 222, including the baby pool and a diving well.



CHILD  (0-5 yrs. old)                    $1.25

YOUTH  (6 – 17 yrs. old)              $1.75

ADULT  (18 – 54 yrs. old)            $2.50

SENIOR  (55 yrs. and older )      $1.75


ADMISSION PUNCH CARDS  (1 punch good for the entire day)

                             10 COUNT                             30 COUNT

CHILD                         $ 10.50                                       $ 31.50

YOUTH                       $ 15.00                                       $ 45.00

ADULT                        $ 21.25                                       $ 63.75

SENIOR                      $ 15.00                                       $ 45.00


YEARLY PASSES (from date of purchase)

YOUTH                         $ 150.00

ADULT                          $ 210.00

SENIOR                        $ 150.00

COUPLE                       $ 320.00

FAMILY                        $ 350.00


Fitness Area Upstairs:

2015 FITNESS ROOM #2                                         2015 MULTI-USE ROOM

Enjoy the wide range of state of the art fitness and cardiovascular equipment including Life Fitness, StairMaster, and Precor to name a few. Any time is a good time to start a fitness program.


All participants must sign a waiver if under 18 a parent/guardian must sign.

Age Limit:  12 and 13 year old’s are allowed to use the Fitness Area  under the supervision of an adult 18 or older. Anyone 14 or older can use the Fitness Room without supervision.

Apparel: T-shirts (must cover midriff), gym shorts or sweat pants, and tennis shoes must be worn by all users in the fitness area.


Youth Room


Video cameras have been installed in this room, for the convenience of  parents/guardians working out upstairs, to monitor the kids. You may also check on them through the court window.


Multi – Purpose Room:

This room is designed for patrons to host birthday parties, meetings, baby showers, etc.   The room is rented for $10.00 per hour any time the facility is open.



NO black soled or street shoes are not allowed on the courts!

Drop in play is welcomed, but if you want a guaranteed court, call and reserve one up to 24 hours in advance.  Reservations are taken on the hour.   Cancellations are appreciated at least two hours before your reserved time.

Wallyball:  a team game, played on a racquetball court, combining the skills of racquetball and volleyball.  Each game is played to 15 points, two points ahead to win. A match is the best two out of three games.

Racquetball: each game is played to 15 points, two points ahead to win. A match is the best two out of three games. 

Basketball: No place to practice your shot, play a game of  Around the World or a game of 3 on 3  ?  We have court  available with a 10’ foot hoop for recreational shooting.


Rec. Center ID or Valid Driver’s License Needed For Equipment Rentals:

One of the following forms of identification (ID will be returned when rental items are returned) must be left with the cashier for use of a locker or other equipment items at the Sterling Recreation Center:

  1. Sterling Recreation Center ID

  2. Valid, legible driver’s license

  3. Motor vehicle department identification card

Sterling Recreation Center I.D.’s are available at a cost of $3.00 per person and are valid for two years from the date issued. This policy was adopted by the Parks, Library and Recreation Board and will help to maintain security in the locker rooms.



*Private Lessons are available throughout the summer, depending  on W.S.I. availability.  Please call to be put on the private swim lesson waiting list. 

SESSION 1    REGISTRATION DATES   RURAL (Pre-Registered)                                           CLASS DATES: JUNE  1 – 12                                                                               (ADULT lessons also offered) 

(If you want in this session, stop by May 11th to see if there are any openings)


SESSION 2    REGISTRATION DATES:    JUNE   8 – 11                                                         CLASS DATES:  JUNE 15 – 26                                                                             (PARENT/CHILD lessons also offered)  


SESSION 3   REGISTRATION DATES:    JUNE  22 – 25                                                        CLASS DATES:  JUNE 29 – JULY 10                                                                  (ADULT lessons also offered)                                       


SESSION 4   REGISTRATION DATES:    JULY    6 – 9                                                           CLASS DATES:  JULY  13 – 24                                                                             (PARENT/CHILD lessons also offered)  


SESSION 5   PRIVATE LESSONS     (names from the waiting list only!)                          CLASS DATES:  JULY 27 – 31    


FREE Events:

FREE TRICK OR TREAT STREET: October 31st at the Sterling Recreation Center.

FREE SANTA’S CITY: 2nd Tuesday in December at the Sterling Public Library.


Annual Maintenance: 

September 8th through the 11th. We are sorry for the inconvenience, however, closing the building is the safest and most efficient means to ensure all maintenance items are handled promptly.