Construction, Detours and Projects

South Suburban is dedicated to the improvement of its facilities, parks and trails. Projects are listed by earliest start date. Please check back periodically for new projects.

Construction

South Suburban's Regional Recreation Complex
Project Description:
  South Suburban is building a regional recreation complex which will include a fieldhouse with two synthetic turf fields and two gymnasiums with Pickleball courts, three sheets of ice and District administration offices. The project will replace the 50-year old South Suburban Ice Arena and the South Suburban Administration Office. The new facility will be 206,000 square-feet. It will be built just southwest of East County Line Road, and South Holly Street. For more information, visit Recreation Complex.  
Anticipated Construction Dates:  April 2019 - December 2020
Project Contact:  Melissa Reese-Thacker, Planning Manager, Melissar@ssprd.org, 303.483.7023

Goodson Recreation Center Locker Room Remodel
Project Description: After nearly 20 years, Goodson’s locker rooms are being renovated. In addition to all new finishes and an updated layout, guests can also look forward to the highlights listed below. View the new locker rooms' plan.

  • Two family changing restrooms
  • Individual shower stalls in the men's locker rooms
  • Expanded lobby in the racquetball hallway

While the locker rooms are under construction, the pool locker rooms and cabanas will be available for use.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work to complete this project as quickly as possible. For more information, visit Goodson Recreation Center
Anticipated Construction Dates: August - December 2019
Project Contact: Melissa Reese-Thacker, Planning Manager, Melissar@ssprd.org. 303.483.7023

Outdoor Pools New Construction
Project Description: South Suburban Parks and Recreation is planning all new construction of three outdoor pools after completing a pool audit in 2017 and an aquatics master plan in 2018. The three new outdoor pools will replace outdated facilities at Franklin (1964), Harlow (1963) and Holly (1977). The contractor for the project is MW Golden Constructors of Castle Rock, CO, and the architect and pools designers are Essenza Architecture of Louisville, CO and Counsilman-Hunsaker of Lakewood, CO.  For more information about the project, visit Outdoor Pools.
Anticipated Construction Dates: September 2019 - May 2020
Project Contact: Brett Collins, Director of Planning and Development, 303.483.7021

Palos Verdes Tot Lot
Project Description: South Suburban in partnership with the City of Centennial is making improvements to the park including, expanding and replacing the playground, new pavilion, and new picnic tables and benches.
Anticipated Construction Dates: August - December 2019
Project Contact: Steve White, Park Planner II, stevew@ssprd.org or 303.483.7024

Detours

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Planning Projects

Proposed Final Site Plan Hudson Gardens River Integration
The proposed Hudson Gardens River Integration Final Site Plan is being presented for consideration of approval to the South Suburban Board of Directors on Wednesday, November 13. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Goodson Recreation Center, Board Room, 6315 S. University Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121. After a presentation by staff, the Board will take comments from the public. Comments are limited to three minutes per individual and 5 minutes per group spokesperson. Comments will also be accepted by email and can be sent to Melanie Feddersen, Development Manager at mfeddersen@hudsongardens.org. The plan can be viewed at Board Docs.

Proposed Final Cornerstone Park Site Plan, 2nd Amendment
The proposed Cornerstone Park Final Site Plan, 2nd Amendment is being presented for consideration of approval to the Board of Directors on Wednesday, November 13. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Goodson Recreation Center, Board Room, 6315 S. University Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121.

After a presentation by staff, the Board will take comments from the public. Comments are limited to three minutes per individual and five minutes per group spokesperson. Comments will also be accepted by email and can be sent to Pamela Cornelisse, Senior Park Planner at pcornelisse@ssprd.org.

At a public meeting in June, the Conceptual Site Plan was presented, and the Preliminary Site Plan was presented to the South Suburban Board of Directors in August. A second public meeting was held on October 2 where the Final Site Plan and mitigation measures were presented.

The Revised Site Plan includes the following:
• converting the seven existing bluegrass multi-use fields to synthetic turf with sports lighting,
• adding a road between parking lots,
• six lighted Pickleball courts,
• lighting to the existing horseshoe pits,
• formalizing the trail connection at the northeast corner of the park,
• adding landscape plantings for noise mitigation,
• removing the undeveloped volleyball courts, fourth ballfield, amphitheater, xeriscape sculpture garden, and tree nursery.
Please see site plan.

If the Final Site Plan is approved, the conversion of two multi-use fields to synthetic turf with sports lighting may occur as early as 2020. There is no time-frame or budget for the other proposed improvements.

Contact Information

For further information about any construction, detours, proposed or sustainability projects, please contact Brett Collins, Director of Planning and Development, at BrettC@ssprd.org or 303.483.7021.