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About Us

Our Vision

The District provides equitable access to a variety of recreational opportunities for every age and ability, while stewarding an exceptional natural setting that is internationally renowned and locally valued. Our goal is to innovate & evolve, ensuring that the recreational experiences we offer not only meet but exceed the expectations of both current and future generations.

Our Mission

The District is committed to operational excellence, providing top-notch facilities, trails, parks, and programs that inspire lifelong recreational engagement. Through strategic collaborations, The District enhances and protects amenities while championing sustainability and ecological diversity. Basin aims to deepen the community’s connection to recreation, promote informed ownership, and ensure inclusive opportunities for all.

About Us

Established in 1986, Basin Recreation owns and manages nearly 2,300 acres of open space, has built and/or maintains 170 miles of trails and works with Summit County and state and local organizations on planning and conservation issues. We also operate an 87,000-square foot indoor fieldhouse facility that serves over 265,000 visitors a year. Additionally, Basin Recreation owns and operates several outdoor park facilities, which include bike parks, a skate park, groomed cross-country trails, sports facilities, ponds, community areas, and dog parks. Finally, the District manages popular recreation programs, fitness classes, camps, and community events that have grown without pause over the last decade to serve the residents in the area.


We always welcome your comments or suggestions! Feel free to email us at Basin Recreation’s Federal Tax ID number is 87-0553500.