Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

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.
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 9:27am
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) department is seeking responses from qualified entities for the use and operation of the Westside Community Center. The City will explore options that allow the westside facility to serve as a vibrant and financially viable community hub... Read more
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:42am
The City of Colorado Springs Parks Department uses a multi-faceted approach to better defend against pests. The objective is to control nuisance and noxious weeds in the City parks, open spaces, and public right of ways and insects that can be damaging to the urban tree canopy. Several areas are ... Read more
rendering of aerial view of Garden of the Gods park entrance off 30th street with new roundabout.
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:25am
The City of Colorado Springs is set to begin work in mid-October on the 30th Street Corridor Project with local contractor Wildcat Construction. The exact start date, traffic impacts and detours are pending and will be shared when available. The project includes several roadway and safety... Read more
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:18am
The City, envisioning that a revitalized and renovated facility is an essential asset to downtown, has sought a financially sustainable solution to address the capital needs of the auditorium immediately and for the long-term. The City has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a new non-profit... Read more
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:35pm
The dirt is flying at Panorama Park – and in a good way! Crews continue to make excellent progress renovating this neighborhood park, located in southeast Colorado Springs.
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:16pm
The Pikes Peak APEX, presented by RockShox, a four-day mountain bike challenge that will take place Sept. 23-26 at various locations in Colorado Springs and El Paso County, will impact several streets, parks and trails. Approximately 200 cyclists are expected to take part in the event, which will... Read more
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:37pm
The City of Colorado Springs has formalized a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Colorado Springs Community Cultural Collective at City Auditorium (CSCCC) regarding the City Auditorium, located downtown at 221 East Kiowa Street. 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 11:04am
Colorado Springs has been chosen as a Hot Spot by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. The city is one of ten Hot Spots selected nationwide to participate in this year’s education program.
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 9:11am
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is now accepting photo submissions for its Discover Colorado Springs 2022 calendar. This is the eighth edition of the annual calendar which highlights the natural beauty of parks, trails and open spaces in Colorado Springs.