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January 2022 Events

             
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2022 Spring Catalog

The South Suburban Spring 2022 Catalog will go live online on January 19, and the printed version will hit homes in early February. In an effort to promote sustainability and a shift in the user experience, the South Suburban quarterly catalog will look a little bit different in 2022. A hybrid of print and digital will engage our patrons in a way that makes registering for your favorite class as easy as it was before. View and register for all of our spring programs at register.ssprd.org.

Art on Loan 2022: Call for Artists

The South Suburban Public Art Committee is seeking submissions from local artists for the 2022 Art on Loan program. Artists are invited to apply by March 7, 2022. Selected sculptures will be displayed at Goodson Recreation Center or Hudson Gardens for a year, and artists will receive a $500 honorarium for their display. Click here to learn more and apply.

Jumpstart January at South Suburban Recreation Centers

Jumpstart your 2022 fitness routine with three different 30-minute drop-in fitness classes for free! Join the fun at Buck, Goodson or Lone Tree recreation centers. Take two of the three classes offered at your center and you’ll be eligible to win a prize! Classes include REB3L Groove, Mat Pilates, Yoga, Zumba and more. Click here to view schedules.

2022 South Suburban Board Election

The next regular election for the South Suburban Parks and Recreation Board of Directors will be held on May 3, 2022. Three Board positions will be filled, each to serve a three-year term. Self-nominations will be accepted starting Jan. 1. More information including polling locations, important dates, and instructions for receiving an absentee ballot is available at ssprd.org/election.

Jobs at South Suburban: Where Work Meets Play

If you love to play as hard as you work, South Suburban is the place for you. Joining our team has tons of benefits, and can allow you to pursue your passions while improving lives in your community. Visit careers.ssprd.org to learn more and apply today. 

             
                 
                 
  South Suburban Parks and Recreation Alerts Public to Graffiti’s Financial Impact                
  June 2015               
 

Graffiti is writing or drawings scribbled, scratched or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place. South Suburban Park and Recreation District is experiencing an uptick in graffiti throughout the District and wants to alert residents about the problem and the financial impact of graffiti removal.
 

In 2007, the District began tracking graffiti within its boundaries. Since then, the District has incurred 1,269 incidents for a cleanup cost of $301,145. Since Jan. 1, there have been 43 incidents District-wide. Time and money spent removing graffiti could have been spent on upkeep and enhancements to parks, trails, open space and facilities. Graffiti cleanup not only costs the District, but ultimately impacts those the District serves. South Suburban has installed security cameras in frequently-hit locations to help curb the problem; however, no area in the District is immune to this activity.

South Suburban wants the public’s help in reducing graffiti throughout the District. Remind your teenagers that graffiti is illegal, and those who are caught will be issued a citation and a bill for the cleanup costs. Subsequent offenses could lead to higher fines, community service or possibly more severe consequences, such as felony convictions. To report graffiti, please call Senior Park Ranger Dan Scheuerman at 303.435.8225, or 303.435.8227 afterhours; or South Suburban at 303.798.5131.