Keyword: South Suburban Parks and Recreation
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On April 15, South Suburban Parks and Recreation hosted an Easter egg hunt for kids 12 and under. The free event, held at the Sports Dome, 6959 S. Peoria St. in Centennial, had four waves for the different age groups. Afterward, kids participated in … more
A basketball player runs down the court, occasionally dribbling. Players behind him run as fast as they can, some tripping over untied shoelaces — but none are fast enough to catch him. The 4-year-old player makes the layup. Teaching the … more
Sometimes, just one chair stand without assistance is the greatest victory, Sandy Dickman said. Dickman, a certified cancer exercise specialist and personal trainer for South Suburban Parks and Recreation, leads a group fitness class designed … more
The south metro area’s parks and golf courses have become popular spots for Canada geese, frustrating many walkers, golfers and dog owners. “Redstone Park is disgusting right now,” Highlands Ranch resident Carrie Comeford wrote on the … more
When Aaron Graybill moved into the neighborhood near Bowles Grove Park from Denver last year, he hoped that the small pond in the park would give him and his kids the opportunity to catch some fish. But they found the fishing in the pond near the … more
Littleton’s Bowles Grove is slated for some improvements, and the city and South Suburban Parks and Recreation District hope that Arapahoe County will pick up most of the cost. The district is applying for a $300,000 Arapahoe County Open Spaces … more
Improvements to the playground and ballfield at Writer’s Vista Park in Littleton were completed in November. “We renovated both,” said South Suburban Parks and Recreation District park planner Steve White. At the ballfield, upgrades … more
With the help of a $1 million Great Outdoors Colorado grant, South Suburban Parks and Recreation District will extend the east bank segment of the Mary Carter Greenway Trail north to River Run Park. The east bank of the trail currently ends south … more
Former longtime South Suburban Parks and Recreation District Executive Director David Lorenz is now a legend in his field. Lorenz, who spent 30 years leading the district before retiring in 2015, was given the Legend award by the American Academy … more
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