• Owner: Arapahoe Park and Recreation District
  • Architect: Ohlson Lavoie Corporation
  • General Contractor: Saunders Construction, Inc.

The center is located at the corner of Orchard Road and East Buckley Road in Centennial, Colorado. The dramatic building architecture of trusses and peaked roofs is complemented with stone and stucco, which reflects the theme of other structures in the park system and classic “Colorado” architecture. The two-story facility includes an indoor leisure pool with a water slide, indoor lap pool and spa, gymnasium, extensive fitness areas, aerobics area, second-floor running track, luxurious men’s and women’s sauna and locker areas, children’s areas, conferencing facilities, multi-purpose areas and art’s and crafts. In addition, this unique complex will be built along Piney Creek, providing for access to miles of trails and other outdoor activities in a unique setting.

Innovative Architecture and Design Award Winner Recreation Management – The Trails Recreation Center 2005