Fitness Orientation

Learn how to use fitness equipment safely and effectively.

Fitness orientations include demonstrations on proper use of fitness equipment and information on safety and weight room etiquette.  Orientations are free with Recreation Center admission and passes, no registration required.  Meet at the fitness desk upstairs at the Recreation Center during scheduled orientation times.  Please wear proper athletic attire and shoes.

Ages and Requirements

  • Fitness orientations are available to everyone age 8 and older, however they are mandatory for youth ages 8 to 17 who want to work out on the fitness floor.
  • Youth ages 8 to 17 must have a valid Rec Center photo ID prior to attending an orientation.
  • Youth ages 8 to 11 must be accompanied by a parent at all times on the fitness floor, and are only allowed on the fitness floor during Family Fitness Saturdays.
  • Youth ages 12 to 17 may use the fitness floor by themselves after completing a fitness orientation.
  • Youth ages 8 to 17 are required to place their Rec Center ID in the holder at the fitness desk when using the fitness floor.  Those without their ID may be asked to leave the fitness floor.


 Ages  Days  Times
 8+  Saturdays 10:00 - 11:00 am
 12+  Wednesdays & Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 am
 12+  Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm



Wheat Ridge Recreation Center
4005 Kipling St.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Ph: 303.231.1300

Jay Kaye
Facility Coordinator
Ph: 303.231.1319

Adapted Fitness Orientation

Available by request, contact:
Beth June
Recreation Coordinator
Ph: 303.231.1317

Family Fitness Saturdays

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ages 8+ welcome on the fitness floor accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Must first attend a Fitness Orientation.