Gilpin County Community Center 

Parks and Recreaction

Youth Classes, Camps, Events & Trips

To register for classes please call the front desk at 303-582-1453 or stop in

Also see Classes, Leagues and Pools for more youth activities 

After School | Summer Day Camp| Youth Dance |

Youth After School Program

After School Program

  • Grades: K - 6th
  • Cost:    $6/day
  • Days:   Monday - Thursday
  • Times:  Bus arrival - 6:00pm

Friday Camp

  • Grades: K - 6th
  • Cost:    $32 full day OR $16 half day ($5 additional child discount)
  • Day:     Friday
  • Times:  7am - 6pm Full Day OR 7am - 1pm OR 1pm - 6pm Half Day

Download a Registration Form

Download the Parent Handbook

Take the school bus from Gilpin RE-1 School to the Gilpin County Community Center and get ready to have some fun! Children will be supervised at all times. Only students PRE-REGISTERED in the program will be allowed on the bus. PARENTS: Please register your child at least one week in advance. Also, cancelations must be made by 12:00pm on the day your child is not coming or you will be charged for the full day.

You can also stop in and pick up registration forms from the front desk. For additional questions, please contact the front desk at 303-582-1453.

We accept CCAP from Gilpin and Boulder County.

4-H Program

After School / Friday Camp STEM 4-H

  • Meets at the Community Center 
  • Ages: 5-15
  • Wednesdays: After School - 6p - "Gardening, Cooking & Healthy Living"
  • Fridays: 10a - 12p - "Robotics & Environmental Science"
  • Included with cost of Youth Camp or $6 for just 4-H

The 4-H STEM programs in partnership with Gilpin County Parks and Recreation After School have started for fall 2016. Youth ages 5-15 in the Peak to Peak region who are registered for After School automatically get to attend the Wednesday session from 4-6p at the Rec Center. Wednesday programs will focus on the science of cooking, healthy living and gardening. Those registered for Friday Camp will get to participate from 10a-12p. Others may register for the 4-H program only for $6. Fridays will focus on robotics and environmental sciences.

4-H Youth Explorers

  • Meets at the Fair Barn
  • Ages 8-18
  • Thursdays: 4 - 6p
  • Rockets, Robotics, Alternative Energy Projects and lots more!
  • Saturday, August 13th: Final Prep of BMX Track 10a - 12p

The 4-H Youth Explorers program brings activities of interest to Peak to Peak youth ages 8-18 on Thursday afternoons from 4-6p at the Gilpin County Exhibit Barn. Sign up directly with the CSU Extension program. First time attendees will need parents to fill out paperwork (forms are available at the Extension office). Activities will be decided on by the kids with guidance from the Youth Development staff. Some subjects already decided on are bike skills and maintenance, gym games, the science of cooking, fitness challenge and digital photography. There is no registration fee, but if specialized materials are required there could be a materials fee for a specific program. Snacks will be provided.


Youth Dance Classes



  • 4:30 - 5:30p: Pre-School Combination Ballet, Tap & Acrobatics - Ages 3-5
  • 5:30 - 6:30p: Beginning Tumbling 
  • 6:30 - 7:30p: Advanced Tumbling


Cost per Visit: $12/members, $14/non-members

Cost per 4 Punch Card: $32/members, $40/non-members


Ballet is the foundation for all types of dance. It teaches self discipline, poise and grace. Each class will include a warm-up at the barre, Ballet techniques in center floor, and progressions across the floor such as turns, leaps and a Ballet combination. Songs and dances will be taught for ages 3-5.

Acrobatics will improve large motor skills and build strength and flexibility. Young students will learn basic exercises and tumbling. Older students and those with previous acrobatic or gymnastic experience will be taught according to their ability.

Tap is an enjoyable way to learn rhythm and coordination. The students will learn basic to advanced Tap technique, progressions across the floor, turns and a Tap combination.

Instructor: Leslie Ann Chiucchi Dysart

Kinder Kix **Beginning 3/25/17**

  • Saturdays
  • 9:15 - 10:15a
  • Ages: 4-6 years
  • Cost: 4 class punchcard: $20 member / $26 non-member - Cost per class: $6 member / $7.50 non-member
  • On going, drop-in class

Kids will have fun learning basic Tae Kwon Do blocks and kicks, while also improving their coordination, balance, self-confidence, discipline and respect.

Kid's Tae Kwon Do **Beginning 3/25/17**

  • Saturdays
  • 10:30 - 11:30a
  • Ages 7+
  • Cost: 4 class punchcard: $20 member / $26 non-member - Cost per class: $6 member / $7.50 non-member
  • On going, drop-in class

In this class kids will work on strength, confidence and control. It will include instruction on stretching, basics and learning forms with a few fun games thrown in.

Youth Code of Conduct

Click here to review the Youth Code of Conduct.

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