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 https://www.ssprd.org/Safe-Return

Douglas H. Buck Community Recreation Center

The Douglas H. Buck Community Recreation Center offers activities and programs for all ages. Swim laps, soothe your muscles in the therapeutic pool, or play in the lazy river. Check out the cardio equipment, hit the track, or take a new class. Watch a theater production or set out on an adventure with our trips and tours for older active adults.

At the Buck Recreation Center, there’s plenty to enjoy, and it’s all just steps away from downtown Littleton and the Littleton Community Trail.  

Recreation Center Safe Return

The Goodson, 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.

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.

Admission

Daily admission and passes include use of pool, gym, weight room, cardio and circuit equipment, track, and drop-in fitness classes. Specialty programs and services (e.g. martial arts, personal training, dance classes, 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 require auto-debit sign-up, This may be canceled at any point with 30 days written notice.  Two month minimum required.

**Annual passes may be paid in full or auto-debited over the course of three consecutive monthly payments.  Annual passes from Goodson, Buck and Lone Tree are the only passes valid at SSPRD outdoor pools.

Amenities

  • Aquatics area
  • Arts and crafts room
  • Basketball/volleyball/pickleball courts
  • Cardio and circuit equipment
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Family changing rooms
  • Fitness & dance studio
  • Gymnasium
  • Indoor running track (16 laps/mi)
  • Locker rooms
  • Lounge
  • Multipurpose rooms (4)
  • Performing arts stage
  • Weight Room

Aquatics area

Whether you're looking to get in a few laps, take an aquatics fitness class, relax in the hot tub, or have fun with the kids, the Douglas H. Buck Recreation Center is the perfect place – no matter the conditions outside. The pool area features:

  • 25-yard lap lanes (3)
  • Children's slide
  • Leisure pool with lazy river
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Play features
  • Steam room
  • Therapy pool and therapy jet area
  • Zero-depth entry children's area

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.

South Suburban Therapeutic Adaptive Recreation (STAR)

Buck Recreation Center is the home of our therapeutic and adaptive recreation department. STAR's mission is to enhance opportunities for individuals with disabilities to participate in leisure services through inclusion and specially designed programs.

STAR offers a variety of classes, programs and events.

Location

2004 W Powers Ave
Littleton, CO 80120
303.797.8787

Program and Facility Supervisor
Levi Schroder
LSchroder@ssprd.org

Aquatics Coordinator
Anne Harston
aharston@ssprd.org

Hours

See Recreation Safe Return for Modified Hours

Holiday Hours
  Sat, July 4: 8am-12 pm

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