Hillside Community Center

Hillside Community Center

COVID-19 Impacts

The Hillside Community Center is open for day camps only. The following public health modifications are in place:

  • Temperature and symptom checks of staff and youth
  • Curbside drop-off/pick-up
  • Limited group size and reduced overall camp size/registrations
  • No group rotations (youth will stay within the same group throughout the summer program)
  • Limited field trips (immediate local area only)
  • Hand washing upon arrival and protocols throughout the day in alignment with regular water breaks
  • Masks encouraged indoors but not required for youth; currently the City is requiring all staff to wear masks
  • Physical distancing will be encouraged and practiced where possible
  • Majority of the day will be spent outdoors, a single room within the Center will be made available for each group of no more than 10 youth and their leader(s).
  • Daily sanitizing   


Hillside Community Center is one of the City's newest centers. This fabulous local resource opened its doors in April 1990, and it just keeps getting better! The center is a mecca for an extremely diverse neighborhood, and just East of the downtown core, has won numerous awards for community-building and redevelopment efforts. This center features a full-size basketball court; two volleyball courts; men's and women's locker rooms; classrooms and meeting or activity rooms. Hillside is frequently utilized by various educational programs; political events; cultural activities and more. The El Pomar Youth Bike Park-opened December 2018. Located on the east side of Fountain Park, this state of the art park offers trails, ramps and turns for the beginning cyclist to the more advanced.

Available Programs

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Contact Info

Hillside Community Center


Phone: (719) 385-7900


925 South Institute Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Rent the Center

Hillside Community Center is available for receptions, family reunions, camps, lock-ins, plus public and neighborhood meetings. Please call (719) 385-7900 for rental fees and availability.

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