Recreation Centers & Pools

As announced by Mayor Johnston in April, normal operating hours at Denver recreation centers are being restored, along with programs back at full capacity. Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to share that centers will resume normal schedules on the following dates: 

  • May 13: Neighborhood Centers
  • May 20: Local Centers
  • June 2: Regional Centers

View restored center hours.

Registration for summer activities is open and hiring for numerous positions continues as DPR prepares for the busy summer season. 


Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) operates 30 recreation centers, 29 pools and 10 program areas, providing safe spaces and dynamic activities for communities throughout the city to enjoy. 

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Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) Inclusion Philosophy:

DPR’s guiding principles provide Every Person in the city with equitable access to quality programs and amenities. We strive to enable everyone to participate in any activity offered by the Department.  DPR strives to provide an environment that welcomes diversity and empowers communities to create a better place in which everyone can live and thrive. Inclusion support options are available for people with disabilities when registering for activities.  

View the Recreation Customer Code of Conduct Policy(PDF, 4MB)

Interested in financial assistance through Denver Parks & Recreation? Email PLAY@denvergov.org for complete details.