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Goodson Recreation Center

Goodson is everything you're looking for in a local recreation center - and so much more. Swim, run, bike, lift, hit the courts, take a class, explore your creativity, hone your skills or discover new ones. You can do it all.

And when you're ready for an outdoor adventure, the High Line Canal Trail and deKoevend Park are a few steps away.

Recreation Center Safe Return

The Goodson, Buck, Lone Tree and Sheridan Recreation Centers are open.  SSPRD is committed to meeting and exceeding all government mandates to minimize the spread of COVID-19 for both participants and staff. Enhanced disinfection practices, staff screening processes and additional measures have been implemented.

5 STAR CERTIFIED FACILITY
The 5 Star Certification through Arapahoe County demonstrates our compliance and commitment to go above and beyond to keep our communities safe.

Updated hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 6 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday, 8 am - 3 pm
Sunday, 8 am - 12 pm

Check online group fitness, pool and gym schedules here.

Make a Group Fitness or Pickleball Reservation »

The recreation centers are open with the following guidelines:

  • The Goodson Recreation Center is currently open for general workouts, aquatics offerings and drop-in group fitness and are currently operating under Level Blue guidelines, as a 5 Star Facility, which permits 50% or 175 people per room (whichever is fewer), excluding staff. 
    • Check the catalog for additional registration based programs and information.
  • Reservations:  Reservations are required for group fitness, Pickleball and Saturday morning Racquetball. Reservations may be completed online at https://bit.ly/ssprdonlineres or by calling the recreation center you plan to visit.  Reservations will open 24 hours in advance.  Please review these instructions for reservation options and policies.
    • Group Fitness:  Reservations are required for group fitness.  Reservations are available 24 hours in advance online here.  Get additional information and guidelines for group fitness here.
    • Pickleball: Doubles play will be held and players will rotate in if courts are full. Pickleballers must provide their own equipment. Guests will be asked to wait 6' apart and must wear a mask at all times. Capacities are limited. Sign up is limited to one session per day. Drop-ins will be considered if space is available.
      • Goodson:  Mondays 3-6 pm
      • Lone Tree:  Tuesdays 12:30-3:30 pm
      • Buck:  Thursdays 1-4 pm
      • Sheridan:  Monday-Friday 11:15 am-3:15 pm
  • General Workouts: General workouts are currently available on a first come first served basis if capacities are met guests may be asked to wait until space is available. General workouts include access to cardio/weight equipment, the gymnasium when available and the indoor track.  
    • Drop-in gym:  Drop-in gym use is permitted while other programs and events are not scheduled.  Use must be limited to individual play or play with those of the same household (no more than 2 people per hoop).  Guests must provide their own equipment.  Pick-up games or group play is not permitted, unless organized leagues by SSPRD. Check current availability here.
  • Aquatics:  Pool use is available on a first come, first served basis; if capacities are met guests may be asked to wait until space is available.  Lap lane use may be shared up to two guests per lane. Check the current pool schedule here. Get additional information regarding swim lessons here. Hot tubs are open for guests 18+ on a first come, first served basis for a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • Racquetball:  Racquetball reservations are only required on Saturdays until 12:40pm. Racquetball reservations are for a single person and not a single court.  Guests should be prepared to share a court with up to three other people. Racquetball court use is limited to no more than four guests per court.
  • Masks:  Appropriate facial coverings/masks, covering the nose and mouth, are required inside the facility, including while working out.  Masks must be worn at all times with the following exceptions:
    • Those ages 10 and younger.
    • Those in the pool.  
    • Those with a medical exemption.
  • Showers and lockers are available on limited basis.  Guests are encouraged to come workout/pool ready which means dressed (and showered for pools) to participate with a filled water bottle.  Drinking fountains will be limited to bottle fillers only.
  • The following are not currently available: steam rooms or drop-in childcare.
  • All guests must maintain six feet of distance from others in the facility.  Equipment will be spaced out and some equipment may be unavailable to meet this requirement.
  • Monthly and annual passes were activated June 15.  All other passes (SilverSneakers, RenewActive, Silver&Fit) and punches will immediately be available for use, including daily admission purchases.  Passes and punches are non-refundable.
    • Monthly passes were paused upon facility closures.
    • Annual passes will be extended the same number of days facilities were closed.
  • Anyone who is sick or has symptoms of COVID-19 should stay home.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult guardian.
  • Guests who fail to follow guidelines and staff direction may be asked to leave and refunds will not be issued.

All guidelines and operating hours will regularly be evaluated and are subject to change based on demands and updated guidelines.

Stay up-to-date with all District updates at https://www.ssprd.org/Safe-Return.

Questions about reservations or safe return? Contact Assistant Director of Recreation, Kelsey Whisler, at kwhisler@ssprd.org.

Location

6315 S University Blvd
Centennial, CO 80121
303.798.2476

Program and Facility Supervisor
Shaun Jones
SJones@ssprd.org

For Recreation Center Facility Rental Inquiries, please contact:
Amanda Martin, Customer Service Supervisor
AMartin@ssprd.org

Aquatics Coordinator
Travis Toler
ttoler@ssprd.org

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Hours

Monday - Friday
6 am - 8:30 pm

Saturday
8 am - 3 pm

Sunday
8 am - 12 pm


Admission

Daily admission and passes include use of pool, gym, weight room, cardio and circuit equipment, racquetball courts, track, and drop-in fitness classes. Specialty programs and services (e.g. martial arts, personal training, dance classes and swim lessons) are available for an additional fee.

Resident Rates
Rates Daily Monthly* Annual** 20 Punch***
Youth (under 18)/Senior (65+) $4.50 $30 $330 $70
Adult (18-64) $5.75 $40 $440 $95
Household $15 $99 $891 NA
Nonresident Rates
Rates Daily Monthly* Annual** 20 Punch***
Youth (under 18)/Senior (65+) $5.75 $45 $495 $95
Adult (18-64) $7.75 $55 $605 $135
Household $20 $132 $1,188 NA

To receive Resident rates, you must have a valid South Suburban ID card.
Household consists of two adults and three children up to the ages of 17 living at home.  Additional child options are available for additional fees.

*Monthly Passes at Goodson, Buck & Lone Tree Recreation Centers require auto-debit sign-up with a minimum of one auto-debit payment, in addition to the initial payment at sign up. All monthly passes bill the first of the month. At sign up, the first month’s payment will be discounted to the number of days remaining in that month. Cancellations must be received in writing by the 15th of the month in order to cancel and discontinue reoccurring payments.
**Annual passes may be paid in full or auto-debited over the course of 3 consecutive monthly payments.

***Punch Passes expire 3 years after the date of purchase. 

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Amenities

The 83,000 square foot building offers a variety of activities for all ages. Get fit and improve your health with encouragement from friends, family and staff. Try a new sport or hobby or enjoy your favorite activities - all in the same location.

  • Aquatics area
  • Basketball courts (3)
  • Cardio and free weights area
  • Circuit training room
  • Clay pro shop
  • Cycling area
  • Family changing rooms
  • Fitness & dance studio
  • Gymnasium
  • Gymnastics facility
  • Indoor track (10 laps/mile)
  • Locker Rooms
  • Lounge
  • Multipurpose rooms (3)
  • Pickleball courts (3)
  • Pottery studio
  • Racquetball/wallyball courts (4)
  • Volleyball courts (2)

Aquatics area

Whether you want to swim laps, take an aquatics class, or take a break from the stresses of life, Goodson is the place for you. The indoor pool area features:

  • 25-meter lap lanes (6)
  • Children's slide
  • Hot tubs (2)
  • Wading pool
  • Whirlpools (2)

Children 5 and under must be accompanied by a guardian (age 16+) in the water at all times.
Children 6-9 must be actively observed by a guardian (age 16+) unless they are a “non-swimmer” in which they need to be accompanied by a guardian in the water at all times.

South Suburban's Indoor Pool Rules.

Programs and Classes

Aquatics offerings include swim lessons, swim teams, birthday parties, American Red Cross Classes and more.  Check out all offerings here. 

Gymnastics

The Goodson Gymnastics Center is an 8,000+ square foot, top-of-the-line gymnastics facility with equipment for the youngest of tumblers to the most advanced competitors.

  • Balance beams (high and low)
  • Foam pit
  • Observation deck
  • Parallel bars
  • Rings
  • Spring tumble floor
  • Tumble trampoline
  • Uneven bars
  • Vault
Programs and Classes

Gymnastics offerings include recreational classes, CARA competitive team, drop-in gymnastics, birthday parties and more.  Check out all offerings here. 

For more information please call 303.483.7085.

Child care / Day camps

Day camps

No school? No worries! We offer a variety of specialty camps and full-day camps during summer, fall, winter and spring breaks and during most holidays and in-service days.

Drop-in babysitting

Pay by the hour or purchase a multi-hour punch card or a pass.

Hours

  • Currently unavailable due to COVID.

Price

Option Resident Nonresident
Hourly $3 $4
20 hours $50 $65
Monthly pass* $20 $25
Annual pass* $120 $150

* Each pass is limited to a single child (Exclusion: 20 hour punch pass).. To date there is no Family Childcare pass.

Preschool

Your young one can explore and grow in our preschool classes. Art, dance, swimming, music - whatever your child's interests are, we're sure to have the program for them.