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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

Outdoor Pools New Construction

South Suburban Parks and Recreation is planning all new construction of three outdoor pools after completing a pool audit in 2017 and an aquatics master plan in 2018. The three new outdoor pools will replace outdated facilities at Franklin (1964), Harlow (1963) and Holly (1977).

Construction began following Labor Day 2019 and pools are anticipated to open Memorial Day 2020. The contractor for the project is MW Golden Constructors of Castle Rock, CO, and the architect and pools designers are Essenza Architecture of Louisville, CO and Counsilman-Hunsaker of Lakewood, CO.

Ben Franklin Pool

1600 E. Panama, Centennial

Major Planned Amenities:

  • 6 (25 yard) Lane; L-shaped Pool with stairway entry to shallow depth; incorporated wading pool with play features; and diving board
  • Separate water slide
  • All new bathhouse and concessions
  • Reuse of existing spray ground

Harlow Pool

5151 S. Lowell Blvd, Littleton

Major Planned Amenities:

  • 3 (25 yard) Lane; L-shaped Pool with zero depth entry with play features and floatable play amenities
  • Separate water slide
  • All new bathhouse

Holly Pool

6651 S. Krameria Way, Centennial

Major Planned Amenities:

  • Large leisure pool with zero depth entry with play features; vortex pool area; and water slide
  • 6 (25 yard) Lane, Lap Pool with diving board
  • All new bathhouse and concessions

Contact Information

For questions about the project, contact Kelsey Whisler, Assistant Director of Recreation at