Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 5:08pm
City Council unanimously approved a question for the November ballot seeking approval of a 20-year extension of the Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS) tax and increasing the current 0.1 percent rate to 0.2 percent or 2 pennies on $10.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 3:17pm
The historic and newly renovated beach house at Memorial Park is open again after being closed for more than a year. The renovated beach house features indoor and outdoor learning spaces, an outdoor gathering area with boulder seating, a rentable indoor great room for community events, beach... Read more
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 10:28am
The Manitou Incline will be closed during the Barr Trail Mountain Race on July 18, and the Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent, Aug. 21 and 22. The following closure times will be implemented due to safety concerns during the events.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 12:29pm
July is national Park & Recreation Month and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is kicking it off by asking community members to participate in a community-wide survey.
Friday, July 2, 2021 - 3:07pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department had been seeking a new operator for the Westside Community Center through its established procurement process since November 2020. On July 2, the department announced it was unable to come to a mutual agreement during its most recent... Read more
Friday, July 2, 2021 - 2:53pm
Highest visitor center in the world opens with fanfare at 14,115 feet above sea level
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 9:15am
One of the City’s most popular parks is fully open after weeks of daily road closures, and it’s better than ever.
Pike Peak Summit Visitor Center sign. Outdoor viewing platform and wall of windows on the visitor center in the background.
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9:00am
After three years of construction, the new state-of-the-art visitor center is open and ready to offer locals and tourists of all ages and abilities an immersive visitor experience.
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 1:46pm
From the beginning, parks have been integral to Colorado Springs. Our parks system includes more than 9,000 acres of parkland and 500 acres of trails. To celebrate this amazing feature of our city, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is launching a new section of the Story of Us exhibit. You can... Read more
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 2:07pm
The daily weekday closure of North Cheyenne Canyon Road, from the Starsmore Visitor & Nature Center to Helen Hunt Falls within North Cheyenne Cañon Park, is extended through noon on June 28, weather and construction dependent.
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:56pm
A section of Sinton Trail that's been closed since January due to storm damage is now fenced off to prevent people from accessing the damaged portion of the trail. Since the trail was originally closed, it was discovered that a significant portion of the creek and embankment will need to be... Read more
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 10:50am
Crews have started restoring a historic pavilion in Monument Valley Park. Rehabilitation efforts on the nearly 100-year-old structure include repairing the roof, removing and replacing the pavilion ceiling and rotten wood fascia around the pavilion, and repainting the entire structure.