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.

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.  


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 (2-17)/Senior (65+) $5.50 $30 $330 $80
Adult (18-64) $6.75 $40 $440 $105
Household $18 $99 $891 NA

Nonresident Rates

Rates Daily Monthly* Annual** 20 Punch***
Youth (2-17)/Senior (65+) $7.25 $45 $495 $110
Adult (18-64) $9.25 $55 $605 $150
Household $24 $132 $1,188 NA

All guests must pay a daily admission for general facility use, spectating is not permitted for general facility use, only registration based programs and classes.

To receive Resident rates, you must have a valid South Suburban Resident Account.

Household pricing consists of a maximum two adults and three children up to the ages of 17 living at home.  Additional child options are available for additional fees.

*Monthly Passes at Goodson, Buck & Lone Tree Recreation Centers require auto-debit sign-up with a minimum of one auto-debit payment, in addition to the initial payment at sign up. All monthly passes bill the first of the month. At sign up, the first month’s payment will be discounted to the number of days remaining in that month. Cancellations must be received in writing by the 15th of the month in order to cancel and discontinue reoccurring payments.

**Annual passes may be paid in full or auto-debited over the course of 3 consecutive monthly payments.

***Punch Passes expire 3 years after the date of purchase.

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  • 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

2004 W Powers Ave
Littleton, CO 80120


Online Rental Requests

Facility Rental Info Sheet

Facility Rentals and Passes
Matt Craig    MCraig@ssprd.org

Aquatics Coordinator
Keegan Gallik

Fitness Coordinator
Scott Hansen

Preschool and Day Camp Coordinator
Casey White

Arts and Enrichment Coordinator
Vacant- Contact


Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 8 pm
(pool closes at 7 pm)

7 am - 4 pm
(pool closes at 3:45 pm)

7 am - 3 pm
(pool closes at 2:45 pm)




Drop-in Fitness and Reservations

Upcoming Holiday Hours:

  • July 4th: 7 am - 3 pm
  • Labor Day (9/2): 7 am- 3 pm
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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 years old 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.

Special Programs


Explore and grow in a variety of Arts, Enrichment and Dance classes for youth and adults.  Choose from theatre, photography, STEM, crafts, pottery, music and more, current classes available here.  Dance programs include recreational dance classes, as well as the Academy of Dance which offers challenging, comprehensive dance training designed specifically for students age 3-16.  Youth receive quality studio instruction in a fun and engaging setting at a fraction of the cost of other studio classes.


Aquatics offerings include swim lessons, swim teams, birthday parties, American Red Cross Classes and more.  Check out all offerings here.

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.

Fitness and Personal Training

Choose from a variety of specialty fitness classes such as small group weight training, Tai Chi, Pilates Reformer and more.  Personal trainers are also available for hire.


Sports include Pickleball, Basketball, Volleyball, and more.  Instructional classes/clinics are available in addition to youth and adult sports leagues.  Check out more information here.

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.