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Racquetball Reservations

The Carpenter Recreation enter has three courts available to reserve on  a first come, first served basis.  Two courts are scheduled on the hour and one court on the half hour normal drop-in, punch card or pass fees apply when you come in to use the court.

Reservations are accepted beginning three days in advance of the day you wish to use the court (for exapmple, starting Monday at 5:30 a.m. you may reserve courts through Thrusday.) Only one, hour-long reservation will be accepted per call and a maximum of two reservations in a row (by the same person) are permitted.

Racquets and goggles are available at the front desk for check out with an ID and balls are available for purchase only. 

If you need to cancel, please call at least two hours prior to the reservation. We will hold the reservation for 10 minutes after the scheduled time for no-shows.  After that the court will be re-opened for reservation.

Drop-in Racquetball Challenge Courts

Ages 16 and Up

Three courts are reserved on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday mornings, 9 a.m. - Noon, for drop-in singles and doubles challenge play. Winners stay on for a maximum of three games. Sign-up list is first-come, first-served starting at 6:45 p.m. (8:45 a.m. on Saturdays) Participants pay appropriate drop-in fee..


Play volleyball on a racquetball court! This exciting sport is an excellent game for all ages and abilities. Rules are available at the front desk. Call 303-255-7800 to reserve a court. All equipment is provided with payment of drop-in admission.

Private Racquetball Lessons

Ages 5 and Up

One-on-one instruction is available at the Recreation Center on an instructor/court-available basis for students of all ages and skill levels. Forms are available at the front desk, or call 303-255-7800 for more information.

     Carpenter Recreation Center
Private Fee: 
     $25 per 60-minute session 
     $60 for three sessions
Semi-private Fee (2-3 people): 
     $30 per 60-minute session 
     $75 for three sessions 


Group Raquetball Lessons

Junior Group Racquetball Lessons – Ages 8-17
Group lessons are offered to boys and girls ages 8 -17 on Thursday nights at the Recreation Center.  Students are taught the fundamentals of this exciting, fast-paced sport which focuses on getting a great workout while having a fun time!

Location: Carpenter Recreation Center.
Thursday Nights from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Fees: $26R/$31NR   
417320-A1    January 8 - 29
417320-A2    February 5 - 26
417320-A3    March 5 - 26
147320-A4    April 2 - 23

ADULT GROUP Racquetball Lessons – Ages 16 and Up

Racquetball is a lightning-fast game requiring quick reactions, good eye-hand coordination and endurance. This coed class highlights the fundamentals of the game. Classes meets once a week (Thursdays) for four weeks from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Fee:  $26R/$31NR
Location: Carpenter Recreation Center.

417310-A1    January 8 - 29
417310-A2    February 5 - 26
417310-A3    March 5 - 26
417310-A4    April 2 - 23

Icy Blast Racquetball Tournament – Ages 16 and Up

Join us for the second annual Icy Blast Racquetball Tournament to be held at the Carpenter Recreation Center January 23 - 25. Divisions offered include Men's & Women's A,B,C and Novice and Mixed Doubles A and B.  Food and refreshments included in entry fee and awards go to 1st - 3rd in each division.
Fee: $30R/$36NR.
Location: Carpenter Recreation Center. 

417390-A1       Singles
417390-B1      Doubles

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