City Marks 10th Year Since Park Opening with Free Event

Published on June 01, 2022


City Marks 10th Year Since Park Opening with Free Event for Community This Friday

The City of Centennial is kicking off summer and celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Centennial Center Park with a free afternoon of fun this Friday, June 3. Join the City and Arapahoe Libraries 3 – 6 p.m. in the plaza of Centennial Center Park, immediately south of the splash pad, to enjoy music, crafts, face painting, balloon twisters and more. Arapahoe Libraries will be on-site recruiting young readers for the Summer Reading Program.

The award-winning Centennial Center Park is located at 13050 East Peakview Ave., adjacent to City offices. Park amenities include playgrounds, a splash pad, covered shelters and shade structures, walking paths and an amphitheater. Free wi-fi is provided by Ting.

The park is open 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. from May 1 until October 31. The splash pad is now open 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. through Labor Day weekend, weather permitting. The following are prohibited unless a permit is issued by the City of Centennial specifically allowing:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Amplified sound
  • Tents larger than 25 square feet
  • Platforms, stages, obstacle courses, inflatable toys, jumpers, etc.
  • Overnight camping
  • Selling goods or services

A $4.5 million expansion is underway at the Park which will bring new and expanded features including additional restrooms and shelters, an event pavilion and picnic groves. This project is funded with a $500,000 Arapahoe County Open Spaces Grant along with the Arapahoe County Shareback Tax, a voter-approved quarter-cent Use Tax.

Visit to view the City’s exciting events at Centennial Center Park throughout 2022.