Located at Tower Road and Green Valley Ranch Blvd/48th Ave. in vibrant Northeast Metro Denver.

PARKS & RECREATION

Like to be outdoors? Then Green Valley Ranch is definitely the place for you.

With 500 acres of parks and open space — including activity fields for soccer, softball, football, rugby or any other sport you can think of; playgrounds for the kids, picnic benches and barbecues, the Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, the Short Course at GVR; an off-leash dog park; an outdoor swimming pool; and tons of areas to simply relax outside — there are unlimited reasons to enjoy the great outdoors.

The First Tee of Green Valley Ranch, located on the east side of Denver, is one of four of The First Tee Chapters in Colorado. In April of 2005, Chapter status was awarded to the Colorado Open Golf Foundation. Today, The First Tee of Green Valley Ranch operates from its new Learning Center on the Green Valley Ranch Campus.

Plus you can walk, hike or bike throughout the community on the connected 12-mile trail system along the High Line Canal.

TOWN CENTER


Located at the intersection of Tower Road and Green Valley Ranch Blvd/48th Ave, the GVR Town Center is right around the corner no matter where you live in the community.

From groceries to coffee and sandwiches to movie rentals, the Green Valley Ranch Town Center means you won’t have to leave the community for the things you need.

  • 1st Bank 18531 E. 48th Ave 303-574-3460
  • Blue Bay Asian Cafe 18607 E. 48th Ave., #106 303-307-0222
  • Cost Cutters 18607 E. 48th Ave., Unit 100 303-574-1252
  • E.F. Cleaners 18601 E. 48th Ave., #114 303-364-4000
  • Eye-Lets Etc., Inc. - Craft Store; 18607 Green Valley Ranch Blvd. #114; 303-921-0476
  • Grease Monkey 18609 E. 48th Ave 303-371-7272
  • King Soopers 18605 E. 48th Ave., #104 303-371-8767
  • Lil’ People Learning Center 18613 E. 48th Ave., #100 303-574-9090
  • Mail Box Express 18601 E. 48th Ave., #112 303-375-8450
  • Mattie Soprano’s Pizzeria 18601 E. 48th Ave., #101 303-375-8933
  • Snappy Nails 18607 E. 48th Ave., #102 303-464-7817
  • Subway 18611 E. 48th Ave., #100 303-371-7084
  • Tower Liquors 18611 E. 48th Ave., #110 303-371-1854
  • Wendy’s 4830 Tower Road 303-576-0040

 


 

THE COMMUNITY


Go ahead. Take off your shoes, kick back and relax. Feels good, doesn’t it? That’s the way home is supposed to feel. That’s the way Green Valley Ranch feels.

Green Valley Ranch was designed for people who want to get out and be active. With 500 acres of parks and open space, trails, a state-of-the-art recreation center, playgrounds, an amphitheater, and countless other places to gather, you’ll never be at a loss for something to do. Plus GVR is a true community, with tons of events throughout the year to bring residents and friends together. And the location is ideal, with quick access to all the major highways and short drives to the places you need to go.

An exceptional public golf course, designed by Perry Dye, this course is the perfect blend of harmony with the natural wetlands, creeks and towering cottonwoods that populate this small valley just south of Denver International Airport and within easy access to downtown Denver. The award-winning Golf Club at Green Valley Ranch is the new host of the Colorado Open Championships.

SHARED USE COMPLEX


The unique Shared Use Complex is the result of an innovative public and private partnership between Denver Public Schools, the City and County of Denver, the Town Center Metropolitan District, Oakwood Homes, the Foundation for Educational Excellence and Edison Schools.

The master plan includes the Omar D. Blair charter school; the 35,000-square-foot state-of-the-art recreation center; a tree-lined plaza, amphitheater and lake; a 22-acre regional park; and a future indoor pool and public library.

The project saved Denver taxpayers nearly $2 million, received national attention, and has been up for numerous awards including garnering 1st place for public/private partnerships from the Denver Regional Council of Government’s local government innovations award.

FUTURE PLANS


Currently Green Valley Ranch has a renowned public golf course, an amphitheater, three major community parks (including one with an outdoor swimming pool), 12 miles of trails principally along the High Line Canal and First Creek tying into the Emerald Strands regional trail system, and a $6 million recreation center.

Future developments that are being assessed or projected include:

  • 40 -acre Far Northeast regional park located in Parkfield.
  • Continuation of the trail system.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Throughout the year, a number of events bring residents from all over the community together. These events, which take place everywhere from the amphitheater to various parks to the Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, are always family-friendly and highly anticipated.

Upcoming events include:

  • Green Valley Ranch Concert Series - Oakwood Homes presents this free concert series for the enjoyment of the community!
  • Gobble Wobble 5K Race & Family Fun Run - This 5K race and 1-mile family fun run will help support the Green Valley Ranch Foundation, which helps fund GVR community events like the area youth programs and public art projects that will be placed throughout the community.

  • Holiday Tree Lighting - GVR Plaza & Rec Center Hundreds of people of all ages come out for our annual tree lighting. Carolers, and a free dessert buffet all complement the lighting of a beautiful 30-foot tree.


 
   
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