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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:35pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The community meeting to discuss the Smith Creek Natural Area stewardship plan scheduled for March 5 has been postponed. Updated meeting details will be announced at a future date. The postponement will allow the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department... Read more
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:11am
Springs in Bloom, an annual volunteer planting program, is encouraging local residents, clubs and businesses to adopt any of the approximately 50 flower beds located throughout Colorado Springs. Now in its 16th year, Springs in Bloom is managed by the Horticulture and Education Center, located in... Read more
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Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:31am
There are lots of ways you can help make your community stronger. Find out where you you can use your knowledge, skills, and talents to make Colorado Springs an even better place to live, work, and play.
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.
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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. 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 9:56am
Three historic downtown parks are the focus of a public meeting hosted by the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. After gathering input via focus groups, an online survey and in-person interviews last year, results and concept plans will be presented for community feedback... Read more
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 3:01pm
Community Vision will be presented for additional public input COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Re-Imagine Waldo Canyon planning process will present a draft Community Vision for recreation within the Waldo Canyon area at a public open house on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the... Read more
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 1:36pm
The public is invited to an open house Tuesday, Jan. 28, to learn about plans to replace three aging bridges in the North Cheyenne Cañon Park later this fall. The public will have an opportunity to view and provide input on design and construction planning concepts before final design and... Read more
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:53am
Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will reopen Saturday, Jan. 11. The trail has been closed since July 29 due to work associated with a flood mitigation project that is still underway in the northeastern portion of Garden of the... Read more
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Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 11:06am
With the assistance of El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Utilities, and Rocky Top Resources, Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports.
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:40am
Over the last decade, the Pikes Peak Region has welcomed a record number of visitors and several high-profile improvement projects are underway to create an enhanced experience for all. Visit COS is helping to guide this sustainable growth within the tourism industry through a regional Destination... Read more
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Monday, December 16, 2019 - 2:17pm
Thanks to voters, the City was able to retain $7 million in excess TABOR funds and invest the money in park improvements . We've created a map so you can see where the projects will take place and what we're planning to do. Voters also passed an extension to the 2C paving program this year allowing... Read more