Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

parks sign
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:32pm
Starting Monday, visitors to Garden of the Gods Park won't be able to walk up to the welcome sign at the entrance of the park. The sign is a popular photo spot for park visitors. Crews are preparing to move the sign to a safer location during construction 30th Street in front of the park's main... Read more
soccer is free in Olympic City USA for kids k-2. city logo
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 10:52am
Spring soccer registration opened on January 3, and the program will continue in the fall. The program is open to everyone. 
North Cheyenne Canon Park sign and road closed sign.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 - 8:00am
North Cheyenne Cañon Park is a cherished property that's been a part of our parks system since 1885 when the City purchased about 640 acres for $5,000. Today, a project is underway to replace three historic bridges in the park to make them wider, stronger and safer.
Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 2:46pm
The Center for Strategic Ministry (CSM) is the recommended operator of the Westside Community Center after a robust request for proposal (RFP) process. The RFP evaluation committee determined the CSM proposal best met the goal of providing a vibrant and financially viable community center that... Read more
new entrance
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 10:33am
There is a new, temporary entrance off 30th Street. The temporary park entrance allows Garden of the Gods Park visitors to continue to access the park while the new entry roundabout is built. Park access, as well as access to the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, will be maintained... 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.