Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

Toy alphabet blocks spell out 'Happy Birthday COS'
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 3:22pm
The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum's newest exhibit, COS@150, is now open. Explore our community’s history and culture through 150 objects, illuminating 150 stories, commemorating 150 years.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 11:21am
Based on the belief that every child should have the opportunity to enjoy the numerous benefits of youth sports, Olympic City USA is leveraging support from Comcast NBCUniversal and Children’s Hospital Colorado to make soccer free for kids in Pre-K - 2nd grade registered through the Parks,... Read more
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 1:32pm
The City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department and the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center are accepting applications for commercial use permits for Garden of the Gods Park, which will be effective starting Jan. 1, 2021. The park, which welcomes more than... Read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:13pm
At its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 24, Colorado Springs’ City Council voted to adopt Public Art COS, the city’s first public art 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... Read more
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:57pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is continuing work to complete improvement projects in City parks, sports and cultural facilities, and on trails. Funding for this myriad of improvements was approved by voters who passed ballot measure 2B in the November 2019 election,... Read more
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:51pm
The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board awarded a $340,000 grant to the City of Colorado Springs to employ seasonal staff to complete critical stewardship projects in local parks and open spaces experiencing significant visitation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 12:12pm
Cintas Corporation named the TikTok-famous restroom in Bancroft Park the winner of its 2020 America’s Best Restroom® contest. As the winner, the City of Colorado Springs received a Cintas UltraClean® restroom cleaning service and $2,500 in Cintas products and services for restroom cleaning or... Read more
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 4:16pm
The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are getting cooler, but there are plenty of ways to nurture your physical and mental wellbeing here in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. There is adventure all around us! Starting Nov. 12, there are 50 days until 2021. How many of these... Read more
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 12:09pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will begin maintenance work on three heavily-trafficked trail segments in Red Rock Canyon Open Space on Monday, Nov. 9. During the project, visitors can expect to see heavy equipment operating. Please plan alternate routes during this time... Read more
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 9:18am
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking feedback from community members on the use of electric bikes (e-bikes) on its trail system. Currently, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department allows Class 1 e-bikes on all urban trails, but not on park and open space trails. Residents are... Read more
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 3:06pm
The Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department has joined the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park... Read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 9:02am
he South Suburban Reservoir, located adjacent to Stratton Open Space, will be closed to the public starting Wednesday, Oct. 14 through the spring of 2021. The area, a popular destination for dog owners, generally closes seasonally for the winter between first freeze and ice melt.