Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

Friday, April 15, 2022 - 1:40pm
A three-phased public participation process for Colorado Springs residents to help inform the future of the Westside Community Center will begin Monday, April 18 with an online survey. The full process will take place through the end of May. Public input collected through this process will be... Read more
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:37pm
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department, along with project partners The Trust for Public Land (TPL), RISE | Southeast Colorado Springs, and El Paso County Public Health, is hosting a series of facilitated community stakeholder meetings to discuss activation, stewardship and safety... Read more
Stratton Open Space
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 4:15pm
TOPS has contributed to projects in every quadrant of the city. Open space purchases, like Red Rock Canyon Open Space, are hallmarks of the program. Over the past 25 years, the TOPS program has conserved more than 7,500 acres of open space, built and improved 66 parks and constructed 50 miles of... Read more
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 10:54am
On Saturday, April 30, the City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will host a Motorless Morning in Garden of the Gods Park. The special event will eliminate motor vehicle access within the park from 5 a.m.-noon. The department is also offering five Early Bird... Read more
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 11:55am
The latest construction photos from Panorama Park show the park taking shape as crews build a new universally accessible playground and sensory area, multipurpose turf field, skatepark, bike course with ramps and jumps to delight all skill levels, a basketball court, water feature, and install... Read more
prairie dog
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 12:21pm
Colorado Springs is a wildlife mecca. Our parks and open spaces provide habitat for hundreds of animal species. A wide diversity of birds, mammals and reptiles often grace our presence in these natural spaces. We give reverence to the awe-inspiring big horn sheep and stay alert for the fear-... Read more
Monday, March 21, 2022 - 11:23am
A much improved section of the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail opened earlier than anticipated this week. Phase One, which is now open, runs from the overpass at I-25 and Rockrimmon Boulevard to Criterium Bicycles. The project replaced deteriorated asphalt with a wider and more durable concrete surface... Read more
metal fish hanging with pioneers museum in background
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 4:07pm
Spring has sprung and schools are out! Well, for the week, at least. And we’ve got you covered with a Locals Guide for Spring Break in Colorado Springs – Olympic City USA.
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 3:01pm
The Manitou Incline is open from 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. to hikers who make a free online reservation. Hikers must show proof of reservation and parking to an onsite attendant before hiking.
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 3:01pm
The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at noon on Saturday, March 12 along Tejon Street between Cache La Poudre and Cimarron streets. It is free and open to the public Visit csstpats.com for more info.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 2:26pm
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department, along with project partners The Trust for Public Land (TPL), RISE | Southeast Colorado Springs, and El Paso County Public Health, is hosting a series of facilitated community stakeholder meetings to discuss activation, stewardship and safety... Read more
Prospect Lake and Pikes Peak
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 9:33am
Motorized boating will be allowed this summer on Prospect Lake. It was previously announced in February that the lake would be limited to non-motorized use starting May 1 due to the planned installation of an aeration system. After hearing public feedback, the department has decided to delay... Read more