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Centennial Civic Center Park Is a Creative, Family-Friendly Venue

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Photo courtesy of Turner Construction
The park sits on approximately 11 acres of land adjacent to Centennials municipal building.
Photo courtesy of Turner Construction
The family-friendly park includes amenities such as a large green amphitheater with stone seat walls and unique play areas
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2012 Award of Merit

Landscape/Hardscape/Urban Development Category

Centennial Civic Center Park

Centennial, Colo.

Centennial Civic Center Park is a new community park situated on approximately 11 acres of land adjacent to the city of Centennial's municipal building. The family-friendly park includes amenities such as a large green amphitheater with stone seat walls and unique play areas with the latest innovations in playground design.

Other features include three simulated-stone climbing walls; a large picnic shelter building with a fireplace; a coffee house; and a restroom building with colorful translucent panels and corrugated steel siding. The park is also peppered with information about the state in the form of educational boulders that include sandblasted text and graphics about Colorado history.

 Key Players

Owner: City of Centennial, Centennial, Colo.

Landscape Architect: Design Concepts, Lafayette, Colo.

Architect: SLATERPAULL Architects Inc., Denver

General Contractor: Turner Construction Co., Denver

Civil Engineer: Merrick & Co., Aurora, Colo.

Structural Engineer: JVA Inc., Boulder, Colo.

Mechanical/Electrical Engineer: The RMH Group, Lakewood, Colo.

Entry submitted by Turner Construction

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