The Sanctuary is a PRIVATE membership dungeon social club for folks who have an interest in or practice BDSM.
The club is owned and managed by Love Slave. The Denver Sanctuary is a 3200 SF space with a dungeon offering at least 14 varied pieces of equipment to play on. In addition there is a cozy and inviting social area, coat/changing room and a smoking room.The members of the Denver Sanctuary are a very friendly and accepting bunch of folks. Anyone of any sexual or gender orientation are welcome. We do not discriminate against anyone.
Membership is REQUIRED to attend any play party events. Membership is NOT required to attend any of the classes, meetings or discussion groups held at the Denver Sanctuary.
How old do you have to be to become a member?
You must be 21 or older to get a full membership to the Denver Sanctuary. If you are 19 or 20 you can attend one of the TNG Play Parties and get a limited membership until you turn 21. We have members that range in age from 21 to 70 years of age.
How do you become a member?
You can either attend a play party that offers the orientation at the beginning of the evening or you can attend Love Slave Explains it all.
How much does it cost? ((NOTE: We only accept cash at the door))
The annual membership fee is $20.00 for full members. TNG limited memberships are free until they turn 21, at that time they are required to upgrade to a full membership and pay the $20 fee.
The regular door fee for Saturday night play parties is $20. The regular door fee for the 1st Thurs. & 3rd Tues. play parties is $10.00.
Which Play Parties offer a new member orientation?
New member orientations are offered at both TNG Parties (on 1st Thurs. & 3rd Tues,) and at Gateway (on 4th Sat.)
What are TNG Parties?
TNG stands for "The Next Generation". These parties are hosted every 1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday. You must be between the ages of 19 - 35 to attend. (Anyone over 35 may attend only if escorted by someone under 35). These are the only parties someone ages 19 & 20 may attend. The door opens at 7:30. First time attendees must attend the new member orientation is at 8:00. Door fee is only $10. First time attendees must also pay the $20 membership fee. Note: we only accept cash at the door. At the 3rd Tuesday play parties there is usually a class or demonstration offered. The Thursday play party is just the play party. These parties are var social and fun to attend for the younger crowd. Dress code is casual to fetish. Whatever you are comfortable wearing is just fine. Contact Love Slave for address if you wish to attend for the first time.
What is Gateway?
Gateway takes place every 4th Saturday of the month. This is the one Saturday night party where we offer the club orientation at the beginning of the evening so anyone 21+ may attend.This is one of the best attended parties each month at the Denver Sanctuary and usually there are between 60-100 in the club over the course of the evening.
If you are attending for the first time here are a few notes:
Don't be too nervous, we are actually a very friendly bunch.
Yes, you can come as a single male, or a single female. It is safe to do so.
Wear whatever you are comfortable in. No need to spend $100 on some fancy fetish outfit. Folks wear everything from jeans and t-shirts to fetish wear and leather and everything in between. Dress however you are comfortable and you will be fine.
NO you are not required to play when you attend a party. You can just watch and socialize.
NO alcohol is allowed. We offer food and soft drinks, no need to bring anything.
At Gateway parties we offer the club orientation at 9:00. It takes about 30 minutes. After the orientation folks are allowed to stay for the party and watch people playing in the dungeon or socialize up front. We have special staff at Gateway parties called Gatekeepers. Gatekeepers generally have years of experience in the lifestyle and are available to answer questions. Just ask. We will be happy to help you figure all this our.
Door opens at 8:30.
New member orientation at 9:00.
The main dungeon closes at 1:30am.
The middle room and front social area close at 2:30am.
Door fee is $20.00 for current members, $40 for 1st time attendees ($20 for membership fee)
Contact Love Slave if you wish to attend for the first time.
When is Love Slave Explains It All?
This class is offered every 1st & 3rd Mondays. The door opens at 6:45 and the class is from 7:00 - 9:30. The class includes a brief BDSM 101, a history of the Denver Kink Community and the Denver Sanctuary rules. It is FREE to attend the class. At the end of this class you are given a card allowing you to get a membership when you attend a play party.
When is the club open for play parties?
Currently there are 2 midweek TNG Play Parties; on the 1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday.
The club is usually closed on Fridays although sometimes there are special events on certain Fridays.
The club hosts play parties every Saturday night. Every 4th Saturday is Gateway. Other Saturday night parties will have other themes and special events. If you click the calendar link at the top of the page it will take you to the Colorado Kink Community Calendar, which is an awesome resource for all kink related events from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs! Our play party events are listed with a white background and purple lettering and will say "Sanctuary" at the top.
Do you have a guest policy?
Current members can bring guests to any play party. Guests will be required to sign a waiver at the door and also pay a $10 guest fee in addition to whatever the door fee is for that event.
If you are visiting Denver from out of state you can contact Love Slave and ask if she will guest you in for the evening. It is best to contact her through Fetlife.com. Her profile is "loveslave'. You can also send an email to loveslave at comcast dot net.
What should I wear?
We do not have a specific dress code at the club. People wear everything from jeans and t-shirts for leather to fetish wear. So wear whatever you are most comfortable in and you will be fine. We do have a changing room at the club.
Where is the Denver Sanctuary located?
We are located near Downtown Denver off I25 and 6th Ave. For the safety and privacy of our members we do not post the address here on the site. To get that information you need to contact Love Slave.
How to contact Love Slave:
To contact Love Slave you can send an email to loveslave(at)comcast(dot)net.
You can also call 720-443-3707. NOTE: If you call and get voice mail DO NOT leave a message. Messages are not checked or returned.
If you happen to have a Fetlife.com profile you can also message her there. Her profile is "Loveslave". (Of course)
GROUPS, MEETINGS & CLASSES
(Membership is NOT required to attend any of these):
Clothing Optional Yoga Classes
Every Tuesday at 5:30.
There are so many yoga classes out there, why do we need another one? THIS is a yoga class for sex-positive people by a sex-positive yoga instructor. Learning how to be fully present in the moment will bring a new dimension to your life and relationships. Let mtn grrl help you stretch your mind and your body. Classes are clothing optional – wear as much or as little as you wish. mtn grrl is a certified yoga instructor and has been teaching yoga classes since 1997. All experience levels are welcome to attend. Must be 19+ to attend. Class starts promptly at 5:30 and ends at 6:45. The door is locked when class starts so be on time. Cost is $10.00, cash only and exact change is appreciated. For more information contact mtn grrl at: mtngrrlk(at)gmail(dot)com or call 720-663-9752.
COLLAR ~ Colorado Leather Lesbian Area Resource ~ 1st Tuesdays from 7:00 - 9:00
Meets on the 1st Tuesday. Collar is open to women 19+. "Women" are defined by COLLAR as people who were born female or currently live and identify as female. This means that MTF and FTM transfolk are welcome. The door opens at 6:45 and the meeting starts at 7:00 and ends at 9:00. There is no fee to attend although we do pass a donation basket to help the Sanctuary cover expenses.
Denver Girls of Leather ~ 1st Wednesdays from 7:00 - 9:00
The Denver girls of Leather is a group of self-identified leathergirls. The term leathergirl is defined as broadly as possible with the intent of being inclusive, and girl not being based on sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, or appearance. Our purpose is to gather in sisterhood and girlhood, supporting our members and our community with respect and integrity. We'd like you to join us for our monthly business meeting and to get to know the members of the Denver girls of Leather. We can answer questions and discuss what community activities our group helps support and participates in throughout the year. The meeting starts with business and then we have either a discussion or demonstration. There is no fee to attend but we do pass a donation basket to help with expenses at the Sanctuary.
The Dominant Discussion Group ~ 2nd Tuesdays from 7:00 - 9:00
The Dominant Discussion Group is designed to facilitate the growth and well-being of individuals who identify as Top/Dominant/Master/Owner in the context of BDSM. We'll explore various topics concerning our roles and responsibilities to others, as well as how that translates into our everyday lives. Our purpose is to foster a healthy/positive environment in which we can share ideas and experiences with one another. There will be a new topic of discussion each month. We ask for a $5.00 donation if you have it to help pay Sanctuary expenses.
Monthly Social Group for Switches ~ 2nd Wednesdays from 7:00 - 9:00
Do you feel out of place at both Dom and sub gatherings? Do you have fantasies of both topping and bottoming? Come hang out with other flexible people and explore what it means to "switch". Anyone age 19+ with an open mind is welcome to attend. Anyone, no matter what role you identify with, is welcome to attend this meeting and take advantage of the classes/discussions being offered. The suggested donation is $5.00 to help cover utilities, beverages and munchies.
The sub group ~ 3rd Wednesdays from 7:00 - 8:30
The Sub Group is designed to facilitate the growth and well-being of individuals who identify as bottom/submissive/slave/owned in the context of BDSM. We'll explore various topics concerning our roles and responsibilities in service to others, as well as how that translates into our everyday lives. Our purpose is to foster a healthy/positive environment in which we can share ideas and experiences with one another. There will be a new topic of discussion each month. We ask for a $5.00 donation if you have it to help pay Sanctuary expenses.
Denver boys of Leather Meeting & Discussion ~ 4th Tuesdays from 7:00 - 9:00
The Denver boys of Leather is a group of self-identified leatherboys. The term leatherboy is defined as broadly as possible with the intent of being inclusive, and boy not being based on sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, or appearance. Our purpose is to gather in brotherhood and boyhood, supporting our members and our community with respect and integrity. We'd like you to join us for our monthly business meeting and to get to know the members of the Denver boys of Leather. We can answer questions and discuss what community activities our group helps support and participates in throughout the year. The meeting starts with business and then we have either a discussion or demonstration. There is no fee to attend but we do pass a donation basket to help with expenses at the Sanctuary.
Denver Rope Bites Practice Lab ~ Every 2nd Saturday from 11am - 2pm ~ COST $5.00
This is an open rope practice that focuses on intermediate skills and suspension technique.
Sanctuary Education Series (S.E.S.)
The Denver Sanctuary offers educational classes on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month that cover topics that are hands on skill classes as well as classes and discussion on the mental side of kink. Check the calendar for specific class descriptions. The fee for these classes is usually $5.00 for sanctuary members and $8.00 for non members but it is best to check the description to be certain.