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What's Happening this Holiday Season in South Suburban

What's Happening this Holiday Season in South Suburban

Nov 30 2015

Looking for ways to celebrate the season in Centennial, Littleton, Lone Tree, and Sheridan? Well, your look is over! Here are just a few of the activities happening in South Suburban this holiday season.

Wednesday, Dec 2

Holiday Lunch: Candy Cane
Join us for a free lunch and live music from the Harplanders during our annual holiday event for senior Sheridan residents. 
Who: Ages 55 and older
When: 12 - 2 pm
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: Free
Register: No registration necessary

Thursday, Dec 3

Golf Holiday Customer Appreciate Sale 
Take advantage of the great prices offered on all available merchandise and be sure to spin the wheel for additional savings.
Who: Ages 21 and up
When: 4 - 8 pm
Where: Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
Price: Free entry; complimentary champagne and special discounts on food and drinks in the Lone Tree Grill.
Register: No registration necessary

Saturday, Dec 5

29th Annual Arts & Craft Fair 
Shop homemade gifts for the holidays!Peruse a variety of local, unique gift items including pottery, jewelry, clothing, quilts, paintings, photography, floral arrangements, woodwork, holiday items, specialty foods and more from Colorado artisans.
Who: All ages welcome
When: 9:30 am - 3 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free entry
Register: No registration necessary

Breakfast with Santa
Santa will be here to give out goodies and spread Holiday cheer. Includes pancake breakfast, photos with Santa.Seating is limited, registration required. 
Who: All ages welcome
When: 8:30 - 10 am
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $4 Resident, $5 Nonresident; $2 for children 10 and younger
Register: Save your spot

Tuesday, Dec 8

Tantalizing Tastes: It's a Wonderful Life
Make your reservations now for our last Tantalizing Tastes event of 2015 with District Executive Chef Joseph Westley, CEC.
Who: All ages welcome
When: 6 - 8 pm
Where: Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
Price: $36 per person
Register: Call 303.790.0202

Friday, Dec 11

Call from Santa
Do you have someone in your family who would like a personalized phone call from the North Pole? We would like to help. We will forward the request on to the North Pole, and you will get a call on Dec 12.
Who: All ages
When: December 12
Price: Free
Register: Fill out our Call from Santa form and return it to the Family Sports Center by Dec 11 (or email the form to

Holiday Ice Shows
Celebrate the season with these shows featuring members of our Learn to Skate programs and skaters from the Competitive Figure Skating program. 
Who: All ages
When: Dec 11 - 13: 6 pm (Dec 11, SSIA); 3:15 pm (Dec 12, SSIA); 3:15 pm (Dec 13; Family Sports)
Where: South Suburban Ice Arena and Family Sports Ice Arena
Price: Free; canned food donations for the Food Bank of the Rockies are encouraged
Register: No registration necessary. For more information, call 303.798.7881

Skate with Santa
Stop on by during our public skate sessions for a chance to skate with the big man himself. Santa and a few of his helpers will be taking a break from the workshop to relax and enjoy some time on the ice at both of our arenas. 
Who: All ages
When: Dec 11 - 13: 7 - 7:45 pm (Dec 11, SSIA), 1 - 1:45 pm (Dec 12, Family Sports), 2:15 - 3 pm (Dec 12, SSIA), 2:15 - 3 pm (Dec 13, SSIA and Family Sports)
Where: South Suburban Ice Arena and Family Sports Ice Arena
Price: Free with admission ($3.50 - $4.75 Resident, $5.25 - $6.75 Nonresident) 
Register: No registration necessary

Friday, Dec 18

Club Lone Tree Winter Break
Participants enjoy a wide range of activities: arts & crafts, sports, science fun, Indoor/outdoor group activities, swimming, field trips and much more.
Who: Ages 5 - 10
 Dec 18, 21 - 24, 28 - 31: 7 am - 6:30 pm
 Lone Tree Recreation Center
$25 - $38 Resident, $33 - $50 Nonresidents per day
Register: Sign up now

Adventure Winter Break Camp 
Let the kids expend some holiday energy ice skating, taking on the climbing wall, playing in the eXerGame Zone, running obstacle courses, competing against each other in laser tag and more. 
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When: Dec 18, 21 - 24, 28 - 31: 7 am - 6:30 pm
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $47 Residents; $51 Nonresidents
Register: Sign up now

Family Fun Ice Night: Ugly Sweater
Join us for skating games, prizes and more. This month, we'll be holding an Ugly Sweater contest, so wear your best (worst).
Who: All ages
When: 6 - 7:30 pm
Where: South Suburban Ice Arena
Price: $5.75 Resident, $7.75 Nonresident
Register: No registration necessary; or more information call 303.798.7881

Monday, Dec 21

Winter Break Camp at Goodson
Explore opportunities at this classic camp for those who enjoy a little bit of everything: arts & crafts, sports, science fun, indoor/outdoor group activities, swimming, field trips and much more.
Who: Ages 5 - 10
 Dec 21 - 24, 28 - 31, Jan 4: 7 am - 6 pm
 Goodson Recreation Center
$25 - $38 Resident, $33 - $50 Nonresidents per day
Register: Sign up now

Winter Break Art Camp
Explore media like clay, drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media. Gain understanding of color, perspective, texture and materials while creating masterpieces to take home and enjoy for years!
Who: Ages 6 - 12
 Dec 21 - 23: 9 am - 12 pm (camp also held Dec 28 - 30)
 Lone Tree Recreation Center
$55 Resident, $59 Nonresidents
Register: Sign up now

Winter Break Nature Camp
Explore winter around the park. Each day, kids will play games, take hikes and learn through nature-based activities. Every day is different!
Who: Ages 6 - 10
WhenDec 21 - 23, 28 - 30, 9 am - 12 pm
Where: Carson Nature Center
Price: $19 Resident, $25 Nonresident per day
RegisterSign up soon

Winter Break Gymnastics Camp
Learn new skills and perfect old ones while making new friends. We'll integrate practice on all events with fun and games.
Who: Ages 4 - 11
When: Dec 21 & 22, 28 - 29, 9 am - 12 pm or 1:30 - 4:30 pm (girls only)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $33 Resident, $36 Nonresident per day
RegisterGet your spot now

Saturday, Dec 26

Christmas Tree Mulching
As holidays come to a close, and Christmas trees drop their needles, recycle your tree, and help beautify the community. Upcycle your Christmas tree into useful mulch!
Who: All South Suburban residents
Dec 26 - Jan 17
Willow Spring Service Center and Cornerstone Park

Thursday, Dec 31

New Years Eve…Ring in the 70s
The calendar may be turning over to 2016, but we’re ringing in the 70s. Dance the night away to the music of Donna Summer, Saturday Night Fever, and more.  Complete with disco lights, a 70s hors d’oeuvre buffet and midnight champagne and dessert.
Who: Ages 21 and up
8 pm - 12:30 am
Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
$70 per person
Register: Learn more and call 303.790.0202

Monday, Jan 4

Commit to Get Fit
Burn calories and test your limits through a combination of cardio and strength training in this small group training lead by a certified personal trainer. Pre and post assessments are included.
Who: Ages 16 and up
 Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 - 9:55 am
 Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
$45 Residents, $49.50 Nonresidents (includes 9 classes)
Register: Sign up now

More South Suburban Holiday Happenings 

A Hudson Christmas
Come visit the magical Holiday Light Show at A Hudson Christmas! This holiday lights show is a one-mile outdoor path winding through The Hudson Gardens & Event Center. The show runs from Nov 28 - Jan 3.

Holiday Pass Sale
Start your holiday shopping with savings on all South Suburban recreation center passes, personal training packages, drop-in gymnastics punch cards and more. The sale runs from Nov 23 - Jan 3.

Holiday Hours
Wondering our facility times during the holiday season? See our holiday facility schedule.