The Coach John Gagliardi Sports Complex & Trinidad Community Center

The complex includes the Trinidad Community Center, the Family Aquatic Center, the Trinidad Skate Park and Southside Baseball Park. The complex was dedicated on June 28, 2007, in honor of Trinidad native John Gagliardi, the most successfull college football coach in history with a career record of 489-138-11. He began his coaching career at the age of 16 when his football coach at Trinidad Catholic High School was drafted in World War II. He continued to coach at Catholic high schools and colleges until his retirement in 2012 and was inducted into the Colorado Football Hall of Fame in 2006.


The Community Center has an indoor basketball court, ping pong tables, a foosball table, a weight room, an aerobics room, and a meeting room.

COMMUNITY CENTER STAFF/CERTIFICATIONS
Marty Velasquez, Sports & Rec Director
Stacy Sanchez, Aquatics Director, Rec Aid 1, American Red Cross LGI, American Heart Association, First Aid, CPR/BLS, CPO, CDC
Patrick Aragon, Rec Aid 1 - CPO, Slide Inspection Certified
Rich Espinoza, Rec Aid 1, CPO
Noah Lucero, Rec Aid, Maintenance

Community Center Hours 
Fall Hours: Monday – Thursday  8:00 am to 9:00 pm 
                   Friday – Sunday  10:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Closed on Sundays from June to September
Phone: 719-846-4454

Open gym hours vary depending on the use of our Youth Programs (volleyball & basketball). Use of the gym by our department during these programs starts at 4:45 pm Monday through Thursday. Public showers are also halted during that time frame for Youth Programs. 

Meeting Room Rental
Our meeting room is available for rent for parties and meetings during regular business hours of the Community Center. The meeting room has a maximum capacity of 65 people.
Reservation requests are filled on a first-come / first-serve basis. You can call 719-846-4454 to check availability.
To reserve the meeting room, request our Meeting Room  Rental at  park.rec@trinidad.co.gov.

Aerobics Room Rental
Our aerobics room is available for small classes during regular business hours of the Community Center. The aerobics room has a maximum capacity of 20 people.
Reservation requests are filled on a first-come / first-serve basis. You can call 719-846-4454 to check availability.
Instructors must be able to provide proof of certification before scheduling any classes.

Instructors who charge a fee for their class will be expected to pay a user fee to the City of Trinidad. The user fee is based on the number of participants in the class.

  • 1-5 participants fee is $40.00 per month
  • 6-10 participants fee is $60.00 per month
  • 11-20 participants fee is $100.00 per month

To reserve the aerobics room, request our Meeting Room Rental Form at  park.rec@trinidad.co.gov.