Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board unanimously approved 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 relationship of the area included in the plan to surrounding property. on March 12, 2020. This plan will guide identified needed park improvements some of which have 2020 funding through Tabor Retention such as the tennis/pickleball courts, multi-use court and the re-routing of the east end walking loop creating not only an improved walking experience but creating a new ‘west facing front porch’ court access and waiting area. Thanks to the Friends of Boulder Park, the Trails & Open Space Coalition, UC Health, and the over 100 community members who have been involved over the past four years.
Starting in 2014 concerned residents began a discussion with the City of Colorado Springs and Memorial Hospital (now UC Health) about the smoking issues in the park as well as needed park improvements. The four-year discussion resulted in the creation of The Friends of Boulder Park, and the launch of a Boulder Park Master Plan process to collect community input and evaluate park improvement needs.
The first of four public meetings was held in February 2019. Feedback was collected from a variety of stakeholders.
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board unanimously approved master plan. (March 12, 2020)