Play it safe at South Suburban!

Thank you for being a loyal and supportive patron of South Suburban Parks and Recreation. We appreciate your patience and understanding during our closures due to COVID-19.

South Suburban wants you to play it safe! Several of our facilities are opening in accordance with the Safer at Home guidelines. Learn more at

News & Events

Buck Recreation Center Closure Update

Jul 14 2020

On Friday, July 10, a fire occurred on the roof of the Buck Recreation Center. Fortunately, there were no injuries and only minimal structural damage to the facility. However, smoke damage is prevalent, forcing the recreation center to be closed for an undetermined amount of time.

New outdoor fitness classes begin June 1

May 21 2020

Get moving and enjoy the outdoors by signing up for one of South Suburban’s new outdoor group fitness classes starting in June.  While our recreation centers remain close due COVID-19, we want to keep our community active and healthy with some of your favorite classes like Power Plus, Reb3L Strength, Zumba, Yoga, Nia and more.

Results for the 2020 South Suburban Board of Directors Election

May 05 2020

Incumbent James (Jim) Taylor and Ken Lucas have each been elected to serve one three-year term on the South Suburban Board of Directors. They will join current board members Pete Barrett, Dave Lawful, and Susan Pye.

Taylor will be serving his second consecutive term. Scott Labrash is term-limited and will retire from the board this month.