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Scott Carpenter Park

Scott Carpenter Park

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Scott Carpenter Park and Pool is a community park that provides visitors with a wide variety of recreational facilities including a swimming pool, skate park, open turf field, diamond field, and the iconic Scott Carpenter playground.  Sledding in the winter is approved.


  • Playground 
  • Open turf
  • Sun shelter
  • Outdoor pool
  • Ball fields 
  • Public restroom | A portable unit is located near the 29th Street parking lot
  • Benches
  • Boulder Creek nearby
  • Skate park 
  • Bike racks
  • Paved walking paths, Boulder Creek path
  • Parking lot 
  • Leashed dogs permitted (excluding swimming pool area) 
  • RTD bus access
  • Bike route access

Nature Play Opportunities

Scott Carpenter Park and Pool is largely aimed toward programmed and structured recreational activity. Despite this design, children often play along the buffers of the park and on the playground, which contains crater and rock play structures, which emulate features found in nature.