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CHERRY CREEK VISTA

PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT

Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District owns and maintains seven tennis courts, a swimming pool, six parks, and six playgrounds. The District also maintains 2.6 miles of county rights-of-way along

Havana Street, Orchard Road, and portions of Cherry Creek Drive. The District also maintains the adjacent brick privacy fence along those same rights-of-way.

IMPORTANT UPDATES
 

brick fence 

repair project

The Brick fence repair project started in mid-May, and will wrap up in a few more weeks!

Please visit the Overview page for detailed information.

THANK YOU
ARAPAHOE
COUNTY OPEN
SPACEs!

A big thank you to Arapahoe County Open Spaces for awarding $500,000 to CCVPRD for the Peakview Park Renovation Project!

View the approved Grant documents here!

board

meeting

The next Board Meeting is on Thursday, October 21st at 5:30 pm.

Login information will be posted here.

health

updates

Please refer to Tri-County Health Department’s Mandatory Mask Order, which is an extension of the Statewide Mask Order.

NEW - ONLINE park
reservations!

Did you know that you can reserve a gazebo or field online?

 

Please visit the Park Reservations page for detailed information!

goats featured
in the
new york times!

Visit The New York Times website to read their article about Donny Benz and the amazing Goats!

Click here to view the article.

HEALTH UPDATES
 

Park and Facility Update 

Please note that all facilities at the district are open per the current restrictions set by current State orders.

We encourage people to follow these guideline and be safe when using tennis courts, playgrounds and other public spaces where transmission might occur. PLEASE NOTE THESE FACILITIES WILL NOT BE CLEANED AFTER EACH USE.

Additional information on COVID-19 is available by calling CO-Help at 303-389-1687 or 877-462-2911 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (including weekends) or by emailing COHELP@RMPDC.org. Answers are available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and other languages. Additional information is available online from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Thank you for your continued support and adherence to these requests.

Yours in health and safety,

The Board and Management for Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District

If you do choose to use parks and facilities, please take in to account these best practices:

  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

  • Stay home when you are sick.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

  • Wear a mask.

To keep your family, community and self safe, the board appreciates adult supervision while your kids are out of school and venture outside for needed activity and play to limit issues like potential exposure, vandalism, and especially to keep everyone healthy in our small community and beyond.

Emergency

Information

If there is an emergency, injury, or conflict, at the park please contact the local Sheriff’s Department or call 911.  


Sheriff’s Office
Administration Building
13101 E. Broncos Parkway
Centennial, CO 80112

Non-Emergency Dispatch:

303-795-4711 or 911 emergency.

Click here for the Citizens Online Police Reporting System.

If there is an issue with an animal at any park facility, please click here to contact the Sheriff’s department.

If there is an emergency involving a water leak or snow at the Park,

please call JBK Landscape at 

303-751-0192

POOL, TENNIS and PARK UPDATES
 

iNATURALIST

Share and explore your observations from the natural environment in our parks.

 

Every observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to the most common backyard weed. Your findings could be shared with scientific data repositories like the Global Biodiversity Information Facility to help scientists find and use your data. All you have to do is observe!

iNaturalist will allow you to share your observations with fellow naturalists around the globe and discuss your findings!

Click on the button below to create your iNaturalist account! 

Here is a quick start guide for your account.

 

eBIRD

Avid bird watcher? Create an eBird account!

eBird is among the world’s largest biodiversity-related science projects, with more than 100 million bird sightings contributed annually by eBirders around the world and an average participation growth rate of approximately 20% year over year.

A collaborative enterprise with hundreds of partner organizations, thousands of regional experts, and hundreds of thousands of users, eBird is managed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

 

Here is a guide to bird friendly Native plants you can plant!

Click on the link below to create your account today!

Here is a guide to getting started.

 

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POOL UPDATES

The Board has selected Essenza Architecture to lead the Pool Facility Master Plan and develop the Community Room Design.

These images are  example digital renderings for potential renovations to the pool facility.

Please view the latest design drawings and material selections for the renovation.

Estimated costs for these priority projects: CCVPRD LONG RANGE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS 2020

Community survey results – Regarding deferred maintenance and repair projects within the district.

TENNIS COURTS UPDATE

Visit the Tennis page to view availability calendars for all the courts! 

Tennis Courts at Orchard Park, Peakview Park and Sunset Park can be reserved ONLY for lessons by SF Tennis, and for league play by the USTA. 

Sunrise Vista Park tennis court is exclusively for recreational play, on a first come first serve basis.

Recreational play is ALWAYS on a first come first serve basis at all courts, reservations are NOT available.

Peakview Park

Thank you to Arapahoe County Open Spaces for awarding the Peakview Park Planning Grant!

Click here for the Grant details.

View the park Site Plan, Holistic Vision and detailed Presentation.

Please contact Sarah Shepherd or join us at future regular Board Meetings to provide input. Click here for meeting details.

Lakeview Park

Thank you to all that attended the Lakeview Park dedication.  It was a great success.

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Prairie Vista Park

Please join the Board at the Community Garden Dedication!

Saturday May 22nd at 1pm at Prairie Vista Park.

The Goat Day are coming back this spring! Come and see them on Saturday May 22nd!

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Sunrise Vista Park

Construction is complete for Vista II Park. The Vista II Park dedication is TBD given the limitations on public gatherings.

Sunset Park

Sunset Park has a plethora of amenities:

  • Tennis Courts

  • Field

  • Playground

  • Basketball Court

  • Gazebo

Fall Foliage

Orchard Park

Orchard Park has the following amenities:

  • Pools and Pool-house

  • Tennis Courts

  • Playground

  • Gazebo

  • Field

  • Grill

  • Trail

  • Parking Lot

Snowy Sunset

Lakeview Cell Tower Update

The Board has confirmed that the modified design is an expansion under the current lease agreement with the cell tower lessee, Crown Castle. Two additional providers will be added within the current leased area, which will include a larger service building and a mono-pine tower that will be located to the West of the building space, to replace the current flag pole tower. In consideration for the change in design and re-location of the tower, Crown Castle will be installing additional trees and shrubs surrounding the building. Once the design is submitted to Arapahoe County for approval, the submittal will be available here. Arapahoe County zoning, planning and official notices will be a part of this approval process, outside the purview of the district and its board.

Please note, the District was obligated to adhere to the terms of the current lease agreement, which included this lease expansion option. Verizon Wireless is planning to occupy one of the new tower locations.

Please contact the County Planning Department to get updates on the progress of the plan and approval.

 

CONTACT US

Please address any questions or concerns you may have regarding District matters to:

Sarah Shepherd – District Manager
c/o Circuit Rider of Colorado, LLC
P. O. Box 359,  Littleton, CO 80160
Phone: 303-482-1002
Email: info@ccrider.us

 

If you have questions, comments, or concerns regarding landscaping, ESPECIALLY IF THERE IS A WATER OR IRRIGATION EMERGENCY, please call:

 

JBK Landscape, Inc.
1250 S. Chambers Road
Aurora, CO 80017
Phone: 303-751-0192

 

If there is an emergency, injury or conflict at the park please contact the local Sheriff’s Department or call 911. 

 

https://citizenonlinereporting.arapahoegov.com/


Sheriff’s Office
Administration Building
13101 E. Broncos Parkway
Centennial, CO 80112

 

Non-Emergency Dispatch: 303-795-4711 or 911 emergency.

 

If there is an issue with an animal at any park facility, please contact the Sheriff’s department or report: https://www.arapahoegov.com/938/Animal-Complaints

 
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