Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 4:03pm
Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Check out this Natural Journal for kids from Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services! It's filled with fun activities that you can do with your kids right in your own backyard.... Read more
Ute Valley Park
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 3:46pm
Fridays May 28, June 25, July 23 Cost: $75/series (short 3 x 5K distance; progressive 5K, 8K, 10K); $30/individual race Max capacity: 175 (100 x 5K; 75 x 8K, 10K) Piñon Valley Park, 5585 Mule Deer Drive 80919... Read more
Daniels Pass Trail. wide, winding dirt trail through forest with large trees
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:54am
The project provides access to the 200-acre parcel that was acquired during a past land exchange with The Broadmoor, and the views are stunning. The new trails are bidirectional and open to non-motorized, multi-recreational users.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 11:05am
Downtown Colorado Springs, in collaboration with the City’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services department, is pleased to announce the return of Skate in the Park, presented by Academy Bank. The only outdoor rink in the area, Skate in the Park will once again open at Acacia Park, this year in... Read more
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 4:21pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department rededicated the historic gazebo in Alamo Square Park, adjacent to the Pioneers Museum downtown, on Monday, Nov. 1. The gazebo improvements were funded in part by the El Pomar Foundation and voter-approved ballot issue 2B from the 2019 election... Read more
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 2:25pm
On Tuesday, Oct. 26, the Colorado Springs City Council approved by unanimous vote a proposal for the City to acquire 343 acres of open space known as Fishers Canyon. The property, located in the city’s southwest foothills, borders Cheyenne Mountain State Park to the south, the Broadmoor Bluffs... Read more
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:58am
The Colorado Springs Fire Department’s Mitigation Section and City Parks’ and Forestry staff are teaming up with community volunteers to complete fire mitigation work at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site starting Thursday, Oct. 28.
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:04am
The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department will begin a major maintenance project Monday, Oct. 25 on a section of the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail in northern Colorado Springs.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:55pm
A section of Shooks Run Trail between Lilac and Uintah streets will be affected by construction as Colorado Springs Utilities replaces an aging underground electric line.
a person on a bike stops and talks to a Leave No Trace representative at a booth in an open space.
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 2:57pm
We just wrapped up an amazing Hot Spot Week full of fun and educational events all focused on lessening our impacts in our parks and open spaces. Thanks to everyone who participated!  Our outdoor spaces are one of the things that make Colorado Springs the best place to live, work, and play.
view towards the plains from a forested ridge.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:56am
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board unanimously voted to recommend the purchase of 343 acres of open space in the city's southwest foothills. If approved by City Council, the purchase of Fishers Canyon will unlock several significant trail connections, including a key piece... Read more
vehicle covered in leave no trace and hot spot decals
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 10:55am
Hot Spot Week is October 14-17! If you love our outdoor spaces, you won’t want to miss the many opportunities to participate, from educational activities, to group hikes, to work days.