Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

golfers putting at Patty Jewett in Feb 1927
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:03am
One hundred years ago this month William Jewett deeded Patty Jewett Golf Course to the City of Colorado Springs for one dollar. It's been a cherished public course ever since. It remains one of the oldest golf courses west of the Mississippi River and is one of the busiest in the state of Colorado. 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 9:03am
Chutes Trail is being converted from a multi-use, bi-directional trail to a dedicated downhill mountain bike trail. Work is expected to begin Thursday, Aug. 22 and be completed by early October.
Red Rocks Canyon
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 3:09pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has reopened all trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space that were temporarily closed over the weekend while Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) tracked an aggressive bear that confronted a hiker and two dogs Thursday near the Section 16 Trailhead.... Read more
image of a bear
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 8:38am
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is temporarily closing several trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space while Colorado Parks and Wildlife tracks an aggressive bear. The bear confronted a hiker and two dogs Thursday afternoon near the Section 16 Trailhead. There were no serious... Read more
construction fencing surrounding Bancroft Park
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 4:12pm
Bancroft Park has been in the heart of Old Colorado City since it was just, well, Colorado City. Back then, Bancroft acted as the town square. Today, it remains a central part of everyday life in Old Colorado City’s bustling shopping district, hosting a weekly farmers market, car shows, and... Read more
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 10:07am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department operates four spray grounds and fountains located throughout the city. As summer winds down, the Deerfield Hills Spray Ground and the Julie Penrose Fountain will begin running on reduced days and hours beginning Aug.... Read more
large red cube balancing on one corner
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:16am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – To guide future public art activities and address its current and future art collection, the City has begun the process of creating its first public art master planA plan for the development of a portion of the city that contains proposed land uses, a generalized... Read more
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 10:14am
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO July 17, 2019 – The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum (CSPM) has once again received one of the highest recognition available to any museum in the United States, accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Initially accredited in 1992, the CSPM must undergo an... Read more
Photo of Garden of the Gods
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 12:03pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A section of Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will close temporarily from July 29-Aug. 26 due to necessary utility work that is part of a flood mitigation project underway in the northeastern portion of... Read more
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:22pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Beginning Tuesday (July 16), crews will begin an improvement project on Bancroft Park, located in the heart of Old Colorado City. The project seeks to expand and enhance the plaza space, remove the existing picnic pavilion, add a new restroom facility, provide a new... Read more
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:11am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Due to a water line installation project for the new restroom facility in Garden of the Gods Park, parking lot two, which provides access to the Central Garden area, will be temporarily closed to visitors Monday-Friday (June 24-28). During this time, visitors are... Read more
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:10am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Due to a utility project at the entrance of North Cheyenne Cañon Park, North Cheyenne Canyon Road will temporarily close to all inbound and outbound traffic at the intersection of Evans Avenue and Cheyenne Boulevard on Tuesday (June 25) starting at 7 a.m. The project is... Read more