The 2015 New Castle Recreation Summer Activity Guide is filled with a wide variety of programs and activities for all ages! Hope to see you soon!




Hogback Hustle 5K Run/Family Fun Walk

 Saturday, July 11, 2015, 8:00 a.m.

The Hogback Hustle is the fifth of six races in the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series. 

Results will be posted and prizes will be distributed as soon as possible after all participants have crossed the finish line.

The pre-registration fee is $25.00 ($5.00 late registration fee will apply if received after July 8th).  Or register the entire family for $45.00. The first 100 people to register will receive a nice cinch bag with goodies.  Please check-in at the registration table and pick up your bib number at the City Market parking lot. Register now; save yourself $5.00!

Hogback Hustle 5k Registration Form

New Castle Recreation once again this summer has partnered with British Challenger Soccer Camps the


July 27-July 31st @ VIX Ranch Park

Register at

First Kicks Ages 3yrs 11am-12pm $92

Mini Soccer Ages 4-5yrs 9am-10:30am $106

Half Day Ages 6-16yrs 9am-12pm $140

Golden Goal Ages 6-16yrs 1-3pm $58

The "Golden Goal" session is a fun packed add on session  that runs Monday- Thursday and is open to the 9-12pm campers only.  Please provide your child with lunch- Challenger Sports coaches will supervise the children over the break between sessions.



Experience the fun of creative play as we learn to work with a variety of art mediums, materials and techniques. Participants ages 8-14 will be involved in creative art projects and design challenges that will inspire them to use their imagination and apply their artistic tinkering skills to make amazing (and sometimes silly) creations.

The classes will be held on Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at The OZ Artists' Workshop located at 331 W. Main Street in downtown New Castle. The instructor is Lynne Cassidy, Art Educator + Maker, who has taught in the RE-1 district for many years.  

NEW! Now offering discounts for siblings and multiple class registrations! $5.00 off your 2nd class, 10% off 3 or more classes, and $10.00 off for siblings registering for the same class.


Session 1: Mini Mosaics - June 10-11.

Session 2: Paint, Print and Stamp Party - June 17-18.

Session 3: Mixed Medium Mania - June 24-25.

Session 4: Cardboard Creations - July 1-2.

Session 5: Recycle Art Designs - July 8-9.

Session 6: Marble Mazes - July 15-16.

Pre-registration a minimum of 1 week prior to the class start is required, and can be done online at  Fee is $45.00 per session and includes art supplies.



NCR has partnered with the ArtillumA Dance Company to offer a Dance Combo Class for ages 3-9 and a Youth Hip Hop class for ages 5-10. In the Dance Combo class, your little dancer will learn the basics of Jazz, Ballet, and Tap! The Youth Hip Hop class will teach participants about movement through dance and play while learning the basics of hip-hop moves.

Dates: June 11-July 30.  

Thursday mornings at the New Castle Community Center.

Dance Combo (Ages 3-5) @ 9:15-10:00 a.m.
Dance Combo (Ages 6-9) @ 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Hip Hop (ages 5-10) @ 11:00-Noon.

Fee: $90.00 for 8 weeks, deadline to register is June 3!



Pre T-ball (Ages 4-5yrs): Tuesdays @ 5pm @ Alder Park Coach W. Whitaker


T-ball (Ages 6-7yrs): Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 5:30pm @ Alder Park Coach P. Martin

2015 T-BALL Program Schedule

 Coach Pitch Baseball (Ages 7-8yrs): Click on the link below for full practice and game schedule!


Let's play ball!

8-10yrs Softball:

New Castle- Coach Christin Thurs/Friday 5:30-6:30pm @ ECE West

8-10yrs Baseball

NC 1- Coach Harlow & Coach Chad Huck M/W 5-6:30pm @ VIX

NC 2- Coach Chad Kruse T/TH 5:30-7pm @ VIX

11-12yrs Baseball:

New Castle- Coach Richie Mon/Wed 5:00-7:00pm @ ECE East


Game Schedules:

2015 YVL 8-10yrs Baseball Schedule


2015 YVL Baseball Schedule (11-12YRS)

2015 YVL Softball Schedule (8-10yrs)



Join Gypsy Disc Golf Club on Tuesday evenings at 5:45pm at area disc golf courses.  Everyone can play!

Tuesday Disc Golf Flyer

April 28th- Silt

May 5th&12th- New Castle

May 19th- CMC

May 26th- Silt

June 2nd&9th- New Castle

New Castle Recreation is always looking for instructors for new programs, including music, art, craft, sports, etc. Instructors typically receive a percentage of the participant registration fees, ranging from 50%-80%. To submit a proposal for fall programs, just click on the form below, complete and submit it no later than Friday, July 31!


NCR Seeking Soccer Officials

 The New Castle Recreation Department is always looking for officials for the sports programs we offer. Pay is dependent on experience and certification, and ranges from $15-$35 per game. Soccer officials are needed for both youth and adult leagues in the Fall and Spring.

Click on the Employment application to get  started!

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Did you know the Town of New Castle has a variety of facilities available for rent for meetings, workshops, craft fairs, reunions, birthday parties, etc? The Community Center has two rooms available, along with a kitchen, and rental fees include tables, chairs and Wi-Fi internet access. The Large Room has a standing capacity of 162 people and rents for $34.00 and hour while the Small Room rents for $24.00 an hour and has a capacity of 44. Many of our parks have picnic shelters that are also available for rent at the rate of $20.00 for every two hours.. Athletic fields can also be rented for $40.00 per every two hours. Next time your planning an event, check us out! Call (970) 984-3352 for more information.

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New Castle Recreation Department
423 W. Main Street
P.O. Box 90
New Castle, Colorado 81647
(970) 984-3352

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm