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Denver Recreation Center Closures

Effective March 16, 2020: In alignment with Public Health Orders, all Denver Recreation Centers are CLOSED until further notice. 
All centers that are meal sites will continue to serve meals during regularly scheduled hours (Mon.-Fri. 3:30-5:30pm).

In addition, all spring programs are cancelled and summer program registration is postponed until further notice. Customers registered for programs will be fully refunded. Please reach out to with questions.

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We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding during this time.

Recreation Centers


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Recreation Centers by Type/Membership Level:

Regional centers are Denver's largest recreation centers. They are classified as regional by being open 7 days a week and by offering a large variety of amenities, fitness classes, and activities. All regional recreation centers have indoor pools that are open year-round. Visit a regional recreation center to see how we can meet your fitness and activities needs!

Athmar Recreation Center
2680 W Mexico Ave. | 720-865-2180 |

Carla Madison Recreation Center
2401 E. Colfax Ave. | 720-865-5580 |

Central Park Recreation Center
9651 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. | 720-865-0750 |

Montbello Recreation Center
15555 E 53rd Ave. | 720-865-0580 |

Montclair Recreation Center
729 Ulster Way | 720-865-0560 |

Rude Recreation Center
2855 W. Holden Place | 720-865-0570 |

Scheitler Recreation Center
5031 W 46th Ave | 720.865.0640 |

Washington Park Recreation Center
701 S Franklin St. | 720.865.3400 |

Local centers are somewhat smaller than regional centers and are open 5-6 days a week. Most centers have a variety of fitness classes and activities for drop in and pre-registered fitness. Some local centers have a year-round indoor pool and many others have outdoor pools that are operational during the summer season. Visit a local recreation center to see how we can meet your fitness and activities needs!

Ashland Recreation Center
2475 W Dunkeld Place | 720-865-0510 |

Cook Park Recreation Center
7100 Cherry Creek South Dr. | 720-865-0610 |

Eisenhower Recreation Center
4300 E Dartmouth Ave. | 720-865-0730 |

Glenarm Recreation Center
2800 Glenarm Place | 720-865-3380 |

Green Valley Ranch Recration Center
4890 Argonne Way | 720-865-4370 |

Harvard Gulch Recreation Center
550 E Iliff Ave. | 720-865-0905 |

Harvey Park Recreation Center
2120 S Tennyson Way | 720-865-0550 |

Hiawatha Davis Jr. Recreation Center
3334 Holly St | 720-865-0590 |

La Familia Recreation Center
65 S. Elati St  | 720-865-2170 |

Southwest Recreation Center
9200 W Saratoga Place | 720-865-0670 |

Twentieth Street Recreation Center
1011 20th St. | 720.865.0520 |

Neighborhood centers are open 5-6 days a week. There are a limited number of fitness classes available at each location. Some have an outdoor pool that is open during the summer season. Visit a Neighborhood recreation center to see how we can meet your fitness and activities needs!

5090 Recreation Center
5090 Broadway | 720-865-2150 |

Aztlan Recreation Center
4435 Navajo St | 720-865-4380 |

Barnum Recreation Center
360 Hooker St | 720-865-0350 |

College View Recreation Center
2525 S. Decatur St | 720-865-5650 |

Highland Recreation Center
2880 Osceloa St | 720-865-0600 |

Johnson Recreation Center
4809 Race St. | 720-865-5660 |

La Alma Recreation Center
1325 W 11th Ave | 720-865-2200 |

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center
3880 Newport St | 720-865-0530 |

Platt Park Recreation Center
1500 S Grant St | 720-865-0630 |

St. Charles Recreation Center
3777 Lafayette St | 720-865-2190 |

Swansea Recreation Center
2650 E 49th Ave | 720-865-0540 |


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Park & Event Facility Permits

In alignment with CDC guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19, Denver is prohibiting all gatherings through May 11:

  • Permits of all types have been cancelled through May 11 with associated fees automatically refunded.
  • Reschedule requests for cancelled 2020 permits will not be processed until further notice.
  • New applications for any type of permit in 2020 will not be processed until further notice.
  • Permitted activities with historical status or working toward obtaining historical status will not be penalized due to the cancellation of their 2020 permit as a result of COVID-19.
  • All existing in-process permits for May 12 or later are still being processed—should the status of these permits change, permit holders will be notified as soon as possible.
  • Permit holders for any type of 2020 permit may contact the Parks Permit Office at any time for a full refund.
  • The Parks Permit Office in the Wellington Webb Municipal Building remains closed until further notice, but staff are available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. by email:; or phone: 720-913-0700 (press 6, then leave a message).

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201 West Colfax Ave, Dept. 601
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 913-1311
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