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Denver Recreation Center Closures

All Denver Recreation Centers and Pools are closed until further notice as details on how to open safely and equitably amid COVID-19 are determined.

Outdoor Pools: Due to the operational impacts of COVID-19, Denver Parks & Recreation will not be opening its outdoor pools for the 2020 season.

All centers that are meal sites will continue to serve meals during regularly scheduled hours (Mon.-Fri. 3:30-5:30pm).

Summer program registration is postponed until further notice. Customers registered for programs will be fully refunded. Please reach out to parksandrecreation@denvergov.org with questions.

Get the latest information on the city’s COVID-19 response.

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

RECREATION CENTER RENTALS

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.

About Online Reservation Requests

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:

    Winter Quarter 2019/2020

  • Dates: 11/20/2019 – 3/11/2019
  • Registration Opens: 11/6/2019 at 12pm

    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 to desired rental date. For rentals with less than 2 weeks' advance notice, and after-hour rentals, 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.

Fees

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 RecreationCenterRentals@denvergov.org 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.

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

Alcoholic beverages, smoking, and the use of smoking devices is prohibited.

Yes. All decorations, setup and cleanup time must be included in 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. We do not provide linens, tableware, etc.

Contact the center for specific details. Additional fees will apply.

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

You may use any catering service you like. No restrictions.

Contact the center for specific details. Additional fees will apply.