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The 25,000 square foot Meeker Recreation Center is located at 101 Ute Road in Meeker, Colorado. It's the perfect place to work on your fitness, enjoy a day with your family, celebrate a special event, or relax in the lounge.

Center Hours

PLEASE NOTE: Pool hours vary by season!

Visiting from out of town? 

Please call Guest Services at 970-878-3403 to check for any unexpected closures.

Pool Hours

Please note: Beginning November 3, 2024, the MRC Pool will close at 4:00pm Fridays until further notice.

Thank you


  • Easter - March 31st CLOSED

  • Memorial Day - May 27th CLOSED

  • Labor Day - September 2nd CLOSED

  • Thanksgiving - November 28th & 29th CLOSED

  • Christmas - December 25th & 26th CLOSED

Annual Closures

Meeker Recreation Center Pool Natatorium

Pool FAQ

The Meeker Recreation Center features a lap pool, slide, climbing walls, diving board, zero-depth entry, lazy river and more!

Our year-round indoor pool has something for everyone!


  • Zero depth pool

  • Lazy river

  • Climbing walls

  • Fish slide

  • Water features

  • Hot tub

  • Diving board

  • Water slide

  • Aquatic fitness equipment


Go for a swim at Meeker Recreation Center.

Learn to swim

You can find scheduled swim lessons in the current activity Line-Up and register through the online portal.

The MRC Pool is open seven days a week.

Make a splash with a pool party!

Birthday Swim Parties

Host a birthday celebration at Meeker Recreation Center for less stress, less mess, and more fun for everyone!
The birthday swim party package includes pool access for up to 15 guests and use of the Multipurpose Room.
Swim for two hours ($75) or a full day ($135). 
Additional swimmers are $4 each.

Private Pool Parties

Get the whole pool to yourself and guests for one hour ($100) or two hours ($175).

Make a splash with a pool party at Meeker Recreation Center!

The pool is available for birthday celebrations and private parties.


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>> Call Guest Services to schedule, 970-878-3403.

It is our priority to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for patrons of all ages.  

Can I rent towels?

Yes. It is $1 to rent a towel.

What about lockers?

Lockers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You may borrow a lock from Guest Services.


Why are showers required before I swim?

Due to the high pH levels in personal hygiene products (shampoos, deodorants, lotions, etc.), chemical imbalances may occur in the pool.

Can my child swim alone?


NO for children:

  • ages 5 and under

  • 6 and 7 years old who have not passed the swim test

  • non-swimmers wearing swim vests​

YES for children:

  • 6 and 7 years old who have passed a swim test (someone age 13+ MUST remain in the facility at all times)

  • 8 years of age and older

Children must wear swim diapers until they are 100% toilet trained.

What are the wristbands for?

MRC uses colored wristbands to help ensure the safety of our patrons. Wristbands will be distributed to children under age 8 when you check in.

Red Wristband = arm's reach

  • Ages 5 and under

    • ​ must be within arm's reach of someone at least 13 years of age at all times.

Green Wristband = same pool

  • Ages 6 and 7 and non-swimmers wearing swim vests

    • must stay in the same pool as someone at least 13 years of age

No Wristband = swimmer

  • 6 and 7-year-olds who have passed the swim test may stay in MRC pools unaccompanied

    • someone at least 13 years of age must remain in the facility at all times. 

How many children can I bring to the pool?

  • Zero-Depth Pool: 

    • ​Up to three children wearing a red wristband

      • someone at least 13 years of age must remain in the pool with the children at all times

  • Leisure and Lap Pools: 

    • ​Up to two children wearing a red wristband

      • someone at least 13 years of age must remain in the pool with the children at all times

Can I rent a lap lane?

Yes. Exclusive use of a lap lane is $10 per hour per lane.


Memberships & Fees

Fees at the Meeker Recreation Center grant access to the fitness room, pool, lounge, and locker rooms.  

Regular Daily Fees & Memberships

Special Daily Fees & Memberships

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Meeker Recreation Center Fitness Room

Fitness Room

The Meeker Recreation Center fitness room is fully equipped with cardio and weight equipment.

Get your sweat on in our fully equipped fitness room, featuring:

  • Cardio machines

  • Treadmills

  • Ellipticals

  • Recumbent bike

  • Arc trainer

  • Upright bike

  • Upper body ergometer

  • Free weights

  • Power rack and smith machine

  • Cable motion and plate loaded circuit strength machines

  • NEW! Dedicated stretching and warm-up room


Age Restrictions

Apparel Guidelines

Wear appropriate apparel that provides proper coverage.

No bare feet allowed. Patrons must wear clean shoes with covered toes.

Swimsuits are prohibited.

Fitness room patrons may use the locker rooms to change clothes and store personal belongings during a workout.


Locks may be borrowed from Guest Services.

Children 12 and under are not permitted in the fitness area, which includes the hallway.

Children ages 13-14 must either have completed the Fitness Room Orientation Class or be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Fitness Room Orientation

Learn how to use the fitness room equipment at the Meeker Recreation Center. This in-depth orientation covers all equipment in the fitness room.

When: Usually 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at 1:00pm.  

Who: 13 & Older

Where: MRC Fitness Room

Cost: $10 (non-refundable) 


  • Photography and videography

  • Use of personal fitness equipment

  • Food and open or glass containers

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Meeker Recreation Center offers Tot-Spot for children 6 months to 7 years of age. Tot Spot is not offered during the summer months.

Tot Spot Drop-In Child Care

Monday-Thursday, 8:45am-11:45am

January 2-April 30, 2024

Let us take care of your children while you get in a workout, go for a swim, or enjoy a nice soak in the hot tub.

Who:  Children ages 6 months–7 years

Where:  MRC Multipurpose Room
Cost:  $2 for one hour or $3 for 1.5 hours

Max 1.5 hours per child per day.

Get a $30 punch pass at Guest Services!


*Tot Spot is not offered during the summer months.

Tot Spot Rules, Policies, and Procedures: 

• Tot Spot is available for a maximum of one and a half hours per day per child.
• Parent or guardian must remain in the Meeker Recreation Center at all times while their child is in Tot Spot.
• No snacks allowed. Only water in a sealed cup and pre-made baby bottles are allowed.
• Tot Spot staff will not change diapers. Children who are able to use the restroom unassisted will be escorted to the restroom and staff will remain just outside restroom door. It is mandatory that parents/guardians ensure their children have a fresh diaper or have just used the restroom prior to drop off at the Tot Spot. 
• Space is limited; children will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  
• Prior to first time use, a parent/guardian must sign the Tot Spot Policies & Procedures Form and complete a Child Information Form.

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Multipurpose Room

Reserve the multipurpose room

The multipurpose room at Meeker Recreation Center is open on select weekdays and weekends for reservations at a rate of $25/hour. 

  • Refrigerator and freezer

  • Microwave

  • Tables and chairs

  • Extension cords

  • Projector

  • White board

Call Guest Services to reserve the MP room, 970-878-3403

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The Meeker Recreation Center Multipurpose Room is available for reservations.

MRC Lounge

The Meeker Recreation Center Lounge offers free WiFi, vending machines, television and a public computer.

Relax in the lounge

The Meeker Recreation Center lounge is open during normal operating hours. Get some work done while your kids swim, meet friends for a study session, or take a break before your fitness class.

  • Free WiFi

  • Vending machines

  • Television

  • Public computer

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