Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:26am
A project is underway to remove noxious weeds from 17.5 acres in both Garden of the Gods Park and the adjacent Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. The work, which includes spot treatment of the weeds and distribution of a native seed mix, is an important conservation effort for the overall health of... Read more
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 4:07pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The community playground in Palmer Park, including restrooms and the surrounding area, will be closed Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 25-27 for the installation of roughly 1.5 acres of bluegrass. The playground will reopen once the sod has been laid, however, the public is asked to... Read more
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 11:36am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Eni R. Jaspersen Beach House at Prospect Lake in Memorial Park was granted $316,100 from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) this month. An ongoing project, the facility is expected to offer programming as early as this fall with completion of the exterior anticipated by... Read more
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 11:14am
The Eni R. Jaspersen Beach House at Prospect Lake in Memorial Park was granted $316,100 from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) this month. An ongoing project, the facility is expected to offer programming as early as this fall with completion of the exterior anticipated by spring 2021.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:07am
The Manitou Incline will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 23 for the Pikes Peak Marathon. Hikers will not be able to make an online reservation that day.
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 4:52pm
The portion of North Cheyenne Canyon Road located within North Cheyenne Cañon Park will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 18 from approximately 5-10 a.m. The temporary closure is to facilitate a small rock scaling project above the new Creekside Trail, which is currently under construction. The park’s... Read more
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:11pm
City Forestry is removing dozens of mid-sized Siberian elm and black locust trees and thousands of seedlings as part of a project to control invasive species in Monument Valley Park. Native vegetation will naturally grow in once the invasive species are removed.
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:09pm
At a time when good news is at a premium, nine local entities received significant gifts from the estate of long-time Colorado Springs residents Milton and Darlene Johnson.
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:29am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A portion of Gold Camp Road – from pull-off No. 5 to Captain Jacks parking lot – will be closed on Friday, Aug. 7, from approximately 6 a.m.-2 p.m. It’s anticipated that this will be the final closure for this project.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 1:53pm
The Manitou Incline is now open with new conditions for use. All users required to make a free online reservation before hiking and show proof of their reservation to an onsite attendant. Visit ColoradoSprings.gov/Incline for parking instructions, rules and regulations, and more details.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 1:04pm
Following an announcement by the Colorado State High School Activities Association (CSHSAA) that football and soccer are delayed until spring 2021, the City has decided to cancel its youth football and soccer seasons for fall 2020. In an effort to continue providing players with quality options,... Read more
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 3:48pm
The City of Colorado Springs is exploring new operational opportunities for the Westside Community Center after a decade of collaboration with Woodmen Valley Chapel’s Center for Strategic Ministry LLC. The City is interested in exploring the full continuum of options for the Westside Center and... Read more