Ben Franklin Pool

Dive into summer at Ben Franklin Pool! Join the Ben Franklin Fish swim team, enjoy a sunny family outing, take swim lessons and more. This outdoor pool, located in Centennial, features a 6-lane lap pool, wading pool, play features, diving board, and 140-foot waterslide. 


Daily Admission
Rates Resident Nonresident
Youth (2-17)/Senior (65+) $5.50 $7.25
Adult (18-64) $6.75 $9.25
Household* $18.00 $24.00
Add'l child per household* $4.00 $5.00
Group Rate** $5.25 $7.00


Splash Pass:  Unlimited Admission to All Four Outdoor Pools 

(Available online starting May 1)

Rates Resident Nonresident
Youth (2-17)/Senior (65+) $90 $125
Adult (18-64) $115 $155
Household* $275 $350
Add'l child per household* $37 $64

*Household consists of 2 adults and 3 children under 18 years old living at home.
**Group rate is for parties over 20. Must book online in advance to receive rates. 
Click here for booking.

All guests must pay an admission regardless of if they plan to swim.

To receive Resident rates for admission or registration, a valid South Suburban account with a resident address must be verified.

Annual Recreation Center passes (excluding Sheridan Annual passes) are the only recreation center pass also valid at the outdoor pools.


Facility Amenities 

  • 6 (25 yard) Lane; L-shaped pool with stairway entry to shallow depth; incorporate wading pool with play features; and diving board
  • 140 ft long water slide
  • Spray ground
  • All new bathhouse and concessions
  • Shade structures and picnic tables
  • Average temperature: 82-84 degrees
  • Depth Range: 0-12 feet

Additional Offerings


1600 E Panama Dr
Centennial, CO 80121

Facility Coordinator
Keegan Gallik

For answers to any other questions, please contact Anne Harston, District Aquatics Manager at Aharston@ssprd.org .

Summer 2023 Dates and Hours of Operation*

May 27-Aug. 6

  • Mon-Thu: 11 am-5 pm
  • Fri: 11 am-7 pm
  • Sat & Sun: 10 am-6 pm
  • Memorial Day/July 4th: 11 am-5 pm

Aug. 7-Sept. 4

  • Weekdays: Closed
  • Sat & Sun: 10 am-6 pm
  • Labor Day: 10 am-5 pm

Swim Team Home Meet Days - Opening at 2 pm are scheduled on:

  • Cook Creek: Saturdays June 10, June 24, and July 15
  • Franklin: Saturdays June 17, and July 8
  • Holly: Saturdays June 10,  June 24, and July 8

*Group Visits Scheduled at all pools Monday-Thursday between 11 am-2 pm.

Information about Pools

Please read the Outdoor Pool Rules.

Please note all our pools may at any time delay opening, be cleared, and/or closed in the event of inclement weather or in the presence of possible health concerns from waterborne or blood borne bacteria. No refunds will be given after entry to any pool, if such events occur.
If you have questions, please call the pool prior to your visit. 

Note: Safety Breaks may be called 10 minutes till the hour for 10 minutes as needed. All patrons must exit the pool at that time.