Building Dreams in Wheatlands

The Wheatlands Park and Recreation Authority in partnership with the YMCA, is creating a wonderful new recreation center in southeast Aurora. The Wheatlands Park and Recreation Authority is a separate legal entity created to construct, manage and maintain the new recreation center being built in the Wheatlands neighborhood. The recreation center will feature 2 fitness studios, a cycle studio, pilates studio, a 6 lane pool, child-watch, community kitchen, weight room and cardio equipment. The Recreation Center is scheduled to open in 2021.

Recent News

January 2020 Update January 5, 2020 - Happy New Year! Here is the January update and we wish everyone a happy and successful New Year!
December 2019 Update December 5, 2019 - The Board of Directors met on December 4, 2019 to review financial and legal matters.
Ground Breaking Ceremony November 21, 2019 - It was a chilly day, and we want to thank everyone who came out and braved the cold to be with us on this exciting and important milestone in the project. We had several speakers at the ceremony, representing the YMCA and the Wheatlands Park and Recreation Authority, share what the project means to themContinue reading "Ground Breaking Ceremony"

Construction Progress

  • September 10 – Construction Trailers arrived on site

  • September 21 – The Wheatlands Park and Recreation Authority website was created

  • September 27- Engineering Plan submitted to the City of Aurora

  • October 17 – Submitted Utility Easement and Fire Lane Easement to the City of Aurora

  • October 25 – Adolfson & Peterson are in the process of hiring the sub contractors for the project.

  • October 31 – Utility and Fire Lane Easements approved and returned from the City of Aurora

  • November 8 – Ground Breaking Scheduled for November 20th

  • December 4 – Public Hearing on 2020 Budget

  • December 19 – BRS confirmed gas load for the project

  • January 2 – Authorized agreements for xcel to install gas and electrical lines

  • January 18 – Submitted Storm Water Permit Application for City of Aurora

  • January 22 – Received Storm Water Permit from the State of Colorado