Master Plan - South Suburban Parks and Recreation
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Take the Survey: Help Plan the Future of Your Parks and Recreation!

South Suburban’s Master Plan is getting an update, charting a course to serve the District’s communities with continued improvements to parks, trails, open space and recreation opportunities. The 2017 Master Plan is largely complete, with many accomplishments including a new sports complex, playground updates, and additions of sports courts, picnic shelters, and trails. This is an opportunity to plan for the next five years of projects and create a vision to guide the District’s focus and goals.

We want to hear from District residents and park and recreation users! Please take the survey to help shape the future of parks, trails and recreation in our area. The survey will be available from June 9 – Sept. 1, 2022. Please share this link and encourage your family members, neighbors, and friends to respond!

Take the Survey!

Visit our Pop-up Activity Station!

South Suburban wants to hear from the community! There will be multiple opportunities to share your input on park and recreation needs and contribute to the 2022 Master Plan update. Pop-up activity booths will be at community events throughout the summer. Come participate in fun activities, learn about the project, and provide input for the plan. Check back for schedule updates and sign up for emails to stay updated on project happenings.

Send Me Project Updates!

Pop-Up Activity Schedule:

June 9: Centennial Summer Social
Arapaho Park, 6-8 pm

June 14: Centennial Summer Social
Cherry Knolls Park, 6-8 pm

June 15: Littleton Meet Greet & Eat
Ketring Park, 4-6pm

June 16: Jackass Hill Park Public Input Event
Jackass Hill Park, 5:30-7:30pm

June 16: RidgeGate Summer Beats Concert Series
Prairie Sky Park, 5-8pm

June 30: Trailmark Pop-up Event
Hogback Hill Park, 5:30-7:30pm

July 4: Lone Tree Independence Day Celebration
Prairie Sky Park, 7-9 pm

July 13: Littleton Meet Greet & Eat
Trailmark Park, 4-6 pm

July 21: Centennial Summer Social
Foxridge Park, 6-8 pm

July 21: RidgeGate Summer Beats Concert Series
Prairie Sky Park, 5-8 pm

August 12: Western Welcome Week - Concert and Fireworks
Sterne Park, 5-7 pm

August 14: Pancake Stampede 5K
Hudson Gardens Event Center, starts at 8 am

August 24: Littleton Meet Greet & Eat
Berry Park, 4-6 pm

September 24: Sheridan Celebrates
Sheridan City Hall, 10 am - 3 pm

2022 Master Plan Update Project Overview

South Suburban’s Master Plan is getting a refresh, charting a course to serve the District’s communities with continued improvements to parks, trails, and recreation programs. Efforts surrounding South Suburban’s 2017 Master and Strategic Plans have been so successful they are largely complete, and it is now time to look further into the future. The 2022 Master and Strategic plan updates will build upon the Guiding Principles outlined in the 2017 Master and Strategic Plans and will identify new goals and objectives for the next 5-10 years. This process will provide exciting opportunities to get involved and help guide the future of your parks and recreation.



2017 Master Plan Guiding Principles Illustration: Quality first, Enrich Wellness, Connect to Nature, and Lead Sustainability

Project Overview & Schedule

The plan update process began in February 2022 and is anticipated to be completed by December of 2022. A variety of stakeholder and public engagement events will be held throughout the summer and fall to inform the plan creation. See above for engagement activity dates and locations.



2022 Master Plan Timeline Illustration

2017 Master Plan Accomplishments

The 2017 Master Plan has achieved many District goals including CAPRA accreditation, renewed voter-approved tax support, multiple improvements and many new recreation amenities.
Outdoor Recreation Improvement Projects since 2017:

  1. 26 Playground/Park Improvement Projects
  2. 4 Ballfield Projects
  3. 7 Basketball Court Projects
  4. 5 Tennis Court Projects
  5. 3 Multi-Use Field Projects
  6. 1 Disc Golf Course Project
  7. 18 Shelter Projects
  8. 41 Trail Improvement Projects
  9. 3 Restroom Projects
  10. 13 Irrigation Improvement Projects

Facility Improvement Projects since 2017:

  1. 1 New Facility (South Suburban Sports Complex )
  2. 5 Facility Replacements:
    1. Littleton Golf and Tennis Club
    2. Family Sports Dome
    3. Holly Pool
    4. Franklin Pool
    5. Harlow Pool
  3. 52 Major Improvements to Facilities

Learn more about the 2017 Master and Strategic Plans



Outdoor Recreation Improvement Projects since 2017 Map Facility Improvement Projects since 2017 Map