South Suburban Parks and Recreation

About South Suburban Parks and Recreation

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.

Our job openings are as diverse as the District itself: lifeguard, Park Ranger, youth sports coach, art teacher, banquet server, ice rink technician, lacrosse instructor, park interpreter, golf pro, sports official, and personal trainer are just a few of our positions. Whether you’re looking for full-time, part-time or seasonal work, we’re sure to have the job just for you. And don’t forget the perks of working for a park and recreation district! All employees receive free admission to our recreation centers, swimming pools, and ice arenas, as well as great employee discounts at our other facilities.

All of our employees enjoy benefits & Perks at South Suburban:

FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
Paid sick leave
Opportunities for training and promotion from within
Flexible schedules
To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit


Youth Track Coach

June 2019 Centennial, CO
“I loved having the ability to work with other coaches and learn from them while coaching the kids. ”


March 2020 Lone Tree, CO
“Proximity, Environment, Responsibilities. ”
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