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

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 Buck, 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.

Updated hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 6 am - 7 pm
Saturday - Sunday, 8 am - noon

Reservation Update: Reservations are no longer required for general workouts and indoor pool leisure/open swim. Reservations will continue for lap swim and group fitness.  See below for more detail.
Reservation instructions available here.

Leisure/Open Swim Times:

  • 7/13 Mon:  11am-1:40pm
  • 7/14 Tue:  12:30-3:10pm
  • 7/15 Wed:  11am-1:40pm
  • 7/16 Thu: 12:30-3:10pm
  • 7/17 Fri:  11am-4:40pm
  • 7/18 Sat:  9:30-12pm
  • 7/19 Sun:  9:30-12pm
  • One lane is dedicated to water walking on a first come, first serve basis.

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 .
    • Get additional information and guidelines for aquatics here and group fitness here. Information regarding swim lessons can be found here.
    • Check the catalog for additional registration based programs.
  • Reservations are required for group fitness and lap swim available 24 hours in advance online here.  Capacities are limited to ensure compliance with COVID-19 guidelines. Click here for instructions on how to make an online reservation.
    • Reservations are no longer required for general workouts or indoor pool leisure/open swim.  Capacities will be monitored and guests may be asked to wait if facilities are at their maximum.
  • Reservations are only good for the designated activity.  If you wish to complete multiple activities, guests are asked to make multiple reservations and be aware of timing.
  • Drop-in pickleball is available during scheduled sessions.  Pickleball is on a first come, first serve basis with limited capacities.  Doubles play will be held and players will rotate in if courts are full.  Players must provide their own equipment.
    • Goodson:  Mondays 3-6pm
    • Lone Tree:  Tuesdays 12:30-3:30pm
    • Buck:  Thursdays 1-4pm
    • Sheridan:  Monday-Friday 11:30 am-3 pm
  • Showers and lockers are available on a very 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, hot tubs, drop-in childcare, drop-in pottery, or drop-in gymnastics.
  • Appropriate facial coverings/masks, covering the nose and mouth, are required inside the facility.  Masks may be removed while exercising and 6’ of distance is easily maintained.   MASKS CANNOT BE WORN IN THE WATER. 
    • Children 3 and under are not required to have a mask.
  • 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.
  • No cash will be allowed. Credit/debit cards for daily drop-in payment and admission punches will accepted.
  • 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.

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 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

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.

Drop-in Gym

Subject to change, check for additional open gym time and current week’s schedule by calling 303.798.2476.

Basketball

  • Mondays 8 pm-10 pm
  • Fridays 3-5 pm
  • Sundays 3-6 pm

Pickleball

  • Mondays 2-5 pm, two courts
  • Fridays 6-10 pm, two courts
  • Sundays 12-3 pm, three courts

Racquetball

Please see the Racquetball and Handball  page for further information.

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

Drop-in

Gymnastics programs offer unstructured drop-in gymnastics time. Whether your child is interested in gaining extra practice time, trying gymnastics for the first time or just burning off extra energy, this is a great option.  Specific times are available for parent-tot customers as well as for all ages.  We encourage you to call ahead to reserve a spot for child(ren) at 303.798.2476. Trained staff supervises only. Instruction or structured activities are available in our gymnastics classes.

Hours

  • Parent Tot: Mon - Fri 12:30-1:30 pm
  • All ages: Thu: 8-9 pm; Sat: 12-1 pm

Pricing

Daily

Type Resident Nonresident
Flat rate $6.00 $7.50

10-punch card

Type Resident Nonresident
Flat rate $50 $65

Youth are ages 2 - 17.
Additional drop-ins are offered between class sessions.

Lessons and programs

Refine skills, learn new ones, or jump into the sport by signing up for the gymnastics class that best fits your needs.

Team

The Goodson Gymnastics Center is the home facility to South Suburban's SPARKS CARA girls' team.

For more information about the facility, drop in times, classes and programs, or the CARA team, 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

  • Mon - Sat: 8 am - 12 pm
  • Mon - Thu: 4 - 7 pm
  • Sun: Not available

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.

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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

Hours

See Recreation Safe Return for Modified Hours

Holiday Hours
Sat, July 4: 8am-12pm