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At this time, Denver Recreation Centers are currently NOT accepting any reservations for recreation room rentals.

Recreation Center Rentals


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About Recreation Center Rentals

Denver’s 30 Recreation Centers offer a variety of meeting spaces for special events, school trips, athletic activities, and business functions. Facilities include classrooms, kitchens, gymnasiums, fitness rooms, swimming pools, game rooms, and indoor tracks.

With a variety of centers and room sizes, Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) is capable of hosting small, mid-size, and large events including birthday and graduation parties, family reunions, corporate events, and meetings.

Online Reservation Request Information

Applications will only be accepted for dates within the current quarter. Any applications submitted for dates outside the quarterly booking timeline will automatically be denied.

Recreation Center Rentals follow a quarterly booking timeline:

    Spring Quarter 2020

  • Dates: 3/10/2020 – 5/18/2020
  • Registration Opens: 2/25/2019 at 12pm

    Summer Quarter 2020

  • Dates: 5/19/2020 – 8/10/2020
  • Registration Opens: 5/5/2020 at 12pm

    Fall Quarter 2020

  • Dates: 8/11/2020 – 11/17/2020
  • Registration Opens: 7/28/2020 at 12pm

 Winter Quarter 2020/2021

  • Dates: 11/18/2020 – 3/8/2021
  • Registration Opens: 11/4/2020 at 12pm

Application Steps
  1. Review the Recreation Facility Permitting Policy
  2. Submit your request no later than 2 weeks prior (3 weeks for after-hours rentals) to desired rental date. For rentals with less than 2 weeks' advance notice, contact center directly
  3. Download instructions for online booking (PDF) to ensure the process goes smoothly.
  4. Visit the DPR Online Service Center and start your application.
  5. Rental applications will receive a response within four (4) business days.

Pools and gyms are currently unavailable to reserve online. Please contact the recreation center directly to inquire.

View recreation center amenities on page 2 of our Find Your Fit guide (PDF)


There is no fee to apply for a Recreation Center rental permit, either online or in person. Fees will be added to the permit application once availability of the requested rental space is confirmed.

Permit Requirements

Once space availability is confirmed, the following requirements must be met no later than 7 calendar days prior to the event to obtain the rental permit:

  • All cancelations must be submitted to the Recreation Center Rental team at or 720-865-0548.

  • Cancelations submitted seven (7) or more calendar days before the reservation date – a full refund will be issued
  • Cancelations submitted less than seven (7) calendar days before the reservation date – no refund will be issued.

What equipment is available?
Additional equipment, such as projectors or sound systems are available, upon request.

What is the alcohol and smoking policy?
Alcoholic beverages, smoking, and the use of smoking devices is prohibited on recreation center property.

Can we decorate?
Yes! Decorations must be setup and cleaned up within the requested permit time. Decorations must not cause permanent damage to any standing structure in the facility. Confetti, birdseed, and rice are not permitted on the property. The recreation center does not provide any utensils, plates, cups, serving dishes, tablecloths, etc.

Can we host an event after the building is closed?
Contact the center for specific details. Additional fees will apply.

Is entertainment allowed?
Yes! Music and noise must be kept at a reasonable volume level and is up to the discretion of recreation staff.

What about catering?
You may use any catering service you like. No restrictions. Please note the use of the kitchen is only for “staging” food service (warming and layout of food.) No food preparation of any kind is allowed.

What if I want to have a birthday party in the swimming pool?
Contact the center for specific details. Additional fees will apply.

How far in advance can I book?
All online requests must be submitted at least 14 days in advance. Rentals cannot be booked outside of the current booking quarter. Contact the center directly for bookings at least 72 hours in advance.

What if I want to permit an athletic field, picnic area, or special occasion facility?
Athletic fields, picnic areas, and special occasion facilities must be requested through the Denver Parks and Recreation Facility Use Permit Office by emailing

Are there discounted rates for non-profit organizations?
Yes! Non-Profit rates are available. Contact the center directly for discount information.


Denver Parks & Recreation

Main Office

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