2019 Improvement Projects

These improvement projects were outlined as part of the 2017 mill levy election. To read about what is proposed to be accomplished with the mill levy proceeds, click here.

Columbine Trail


Improvements description: trail repair and replacement

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during repair/replacement, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

History: the trail originated in the early 1980’s, Foothills took over management of sections of the trail in 2003 from Jefferson County Open Space

Chaucer Park


Improvements description: replace irrigation, additional improvements will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting – Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Ute Meadows Elementary School in the library

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1984

Dakota Station Park


Improvements description: replace irrigation, resurface tennis courts.

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting – Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Mortensen Elementary School in the library

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1979

Lilley Gulch Park


Improvements description: resurface tennis courts

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1979

Trappers Glen Park


Improvements description: replace irrigation, additional improvements will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting – Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Peiffer Elementary School in the library

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

History: Foothills acquired the land in 1985, park was developed in 1991

Valley View Park


Improvements description: will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting – Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Stony Creek Elementary School in the library

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1979

Lilley Gulch Recreation Center – Fitness Equipment Replacement


Improvements description: replace weight stacks and free weights in cardio/weight room

Details: replacing equipment keeps the facility updated with what is popular in the fitness industry

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during replacement, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Spring-Summer 2019

History: Foothills opened this facility in 1982 with some portions of the building remodeled in 2004

Ridge Recreation Center – Pool Improvement


Improvements description: replace play feature in leisure pool

Details: the feature is an original component of the pool and parts for repair/replacement are no longer available

Anticipated completion: Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

History: Foothills opened this facility in 2003