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Rules & Policies

  • All participants must check in at Guest Services before entering the facility.
  • Not all areas of the rec center may be available at all times due to special programs or activities. 
Age Policy 
  • Children 10 years and older may be in the facility without a parent/guardian but must successfully pass a swim test to be unsupervised in the pool area.
  • Children 7 to 9 years of age must be accompanied in the facility by a responsible person age 14 or older and must pass a swim test to be in pool area without direct supervision.
  • Children 6 years of age or younger must be directly supervised by a responsible person age 14 or older unless participating in an approved CVPRD program or activity (e.g. swim lessons, KidZone, etc.).
  • Children 13 years of age or younger must pass a swim test to be in certain areas of the pool (see Aquatics section for more info).
  • Children 11 to 14 years of age must complete the Junior Trainers program to use the weight room, circuit room, cardio room and outdoor fitness area. No children 10 and under allowed in weight room, circuit room, cardio room, outdoor fitness area. (See Fitness/Wellness page for more information).
  • Children 13 to 15 years of age may attend group/aqua fitness classes with a parent/guardian and at the instructor’s discretion. Must be 15+ to attend Les Mills classes. 
Dress Code 

Non-marking shoes are required in the gymnasium, racquetball courts, and fitness studio. Athletic attire, including closed toe athletic shoes, are required in the fitness areas. Shirts must be worn at all times (except in the pool area). 

Food and Drink Policy 

No food or beverages will be allowed past the lobby of the recreation center with the exception of bottled water and sports drinks.

Lost and Stolen Items 

CVPRD is not responsible for lost and or stolen items. We strongly encourage patrons to bring their own lock or purchase one at guest services. Lockers are available for daily use for patrons to store personal belongings. Lockers are for daily use only, items left in lockers overnight will be removed and placed in lost and found.

Payment for Drop-In Classes 

Classes that are offered on a drop-in basis are to be paid for using a membership card, punch card, or drop-in fee.

Photography For Marketing Use 

CVPRD reserves the right to use any photograph or image of anyone in any activity, facility, program, park, or event in publications or on social media. Please let the photographer know if you or your child do not want your photo taken. 

To submit a photo you’ve taken for use in CVPRD marketing materials, email the photo to

Right to Refuse 

Carbon Valley Parks and Recreation District reserves the right to withhold service to any patrons who refuse to follow district guidelines and code of conduct while in a District facility or while attending or participating in any District program.

Refund Policy 

In the event a program, class or trip is canceled by Carbon Valley Parks & Recreation District, a full refund will be issued. Administrative fees and any applicable cancellation fees will be assessed on any refund initiated by the participant. Refunds could take up to two weeks and are subject to managerial approval. Participants will be able to select how they want their approved refund returned to them. All approved refunds will be credited to either the credit/debit card it was purchased, to their CVPRD account, or in the form of a check.

Active Adult Trips 

Cancellations initiated after the cancellation deadline will not receive a refund unless the space can be filled by another participant.

Administrative Fees 

Refund requests are subject to an administrative fee of $5. If a check is requested, a $5 administrative processing fee will be deducted.

Carbon Valley Camp 

Refund requests will not be guaranteed after a certain date established every year and will be assessed on a case by case basis. Check the website for the exact date. The registration fee of $50 per week session is non-refundable. Refunds will not be given for missed days or vacations.

Daily Admission 

If the facility or specific areas of the facility close for unforeseen circumstances, no refunds will be issued. Patrons will have the option to receive a complimentary pass to use during another visit. 

Gift Certificates 

Gift certificates are non-refundable and have no expiration date.

Pass Holders 

Pro-rated refunds can be granted on Annual and Quarterly passes only.  20-punch and Monthly installment billing passes are nonrefundable. Refunds will be prorated dependent on time passed and before the pass has expired. Accounts that are delinquent will be suspended until payment is received. Delinquent account holders may request a refund or stop payment once the account has been paid in full for when the patron uses the facility. Failure to use the facility or cancellation of bank account or credit card will not relieve the member of the obligation to pay all fees billed.


No refunds will be allowed after the first seven days after the program begins or after two classes are completed unless circumstances are stated in writing and warrant consideration. Refunds requested by the participant after the program has started and are approved by management are prorated.

Room Rentals and Parties 

Rentals, parties and facility reservations may be canceled one week prior to schedule date for a full refund minus a 10% processing fee. Cancellations with less than seven days’ notice from scheduled date will be refunded 50% of the reservation fee.

Single Day Programming 

Full refund for single day programming may be issued if requested one week prior to scheduled date. Refund requests with less than seven days’ notice from scheduled date will either receive a full refund if space can be filled by another participant on the waitlist or subject to managerial approval and processing fee.

Weight Cardio Room Policy for Youth 

Youth ages 11 to 14 must participate in the Junior Trainers Program. One parent must attend with youth ages 11-12. Patrons age 15 and older have full access to weight and cardio rooms.


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