Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services News

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services News

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:21pm
We have had many questions on the enforcement of the governor’s stay at home order regarding both business and individual activities. We implore residents to follow the order and to stay at home except for essential activities or critical business. It is vital for all of us to do our part to limit... Read more
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Monday, March 23, 2020 - 1:41pm
The City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has offered the following public health guidance for City parks, trails and open spaces.
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 1:45pm
Parks are still open and a great way to get out of the house for some exercise and entertainment. Just remember to follow these social distancing guidelines.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:39am
Phone, Dropbox and Virtual Options Augmented to Safely Serve Public COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs will continue to provide essential government services while also implementing select modified operations to comply with orders and public health recommendations related to... Read more
America the Beautiful Park
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 3:36pm
While the street closure is in place, the Julie Penrose Fountain will not operate. In addition, special events have been relocated and the park’s pavilions are not available to rent during this time. The park, adjacent trail system and playground will remain open to the public, though parking will... Read more
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 2:37pm
Expanded proactive efforts are underway to help protect residents in the Colorado Springs community from Coronavirus (COVID-19) by slowing the spread of infection during the pandemic. The City of Colorado Springs is suspending several programs and services offered by the Parks, Recreation and... Read more
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:00am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board unanimously voted to approve the Boulder Park master planA plan for the development of a portion of the city that contains proposed land uses, a generalized transportation system, and the... Read more
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:13am
It's hard to imagine the City of Colorado Springs without the dense canopy of trees that line our streets and parks. Thanks to Palmer’s vision, Colorado Springs now has more than a quarter-million trees. Entrusted with protecting this living infrastructure and cultivating a thriving urban forest is... Read more
Aerial view of summit house construction on Pikes Peak
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:08pm
As Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain gets closer to reaching its $15 million fundraising goal for the new Pikes Peak Summit Complex, community partners Ent Credit Union and King Soopers are offering new ways to support the project.
new pedestrian bridge across creek. Creek banks lined with concrete
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:33pm
We are wrapping up work at the south end of Rock Ledge Ranch as part of our long-term efforts to protect the Garden of the Gods Park and downstream communities from flooding. Stabilizing the channel that runs through the Ranch was necessary to protect the Rock Ledge Chapel and Chamber Street,... Read more
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:25am
Believe it or not, spring is rapidly approaching, and with it comes another exciting year of recreational sports offered by the City’s Sports Office here in Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA.
field of green grass. new water-wise rules. city logo
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 2:36pm
All Coloradans share the responsibility of conserving water, and the City of Colorado Springs is no exception. The City strives to balance its responsibility to provide excellent public service, which includes maintaining its vibrant landscapes, while also efficiently using water.