Persinger Park is part of two parcels purchased by the City of Sheridan. The park portion cost $125,000 and was purchased on September 8, 2006 from the estate of Erma Persinger with an Open Space Funds Grant from Arapahoe County (Lottery Proceeds). Park landscaping, playground, and shelter were paid with $135,000 from an additional Arapahoe County Open Space Funds grant with construction completed by the South Suburban Park and Recreation District in May, 2009. The park opening was celebrated on October 3, 2009. The park is named after the Persinger family. The park is maintained by the South Suburban Park and Recreation District.