Olympic City USA News

Olympic City USA News

America the Beautiful Park
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 3:36pm
While the street closure is in place, the Julie Penrose Fountain will not operate. In addition, special events have been relocated and the park’s pavilions are not available to rent during this time. The park, adjacent trail system and playground will remain open to the public, though parking will... Read more
Tamyra outdoor portrait
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 3:30pm
She’s a 2019 World Champion women’s freestyle wrestler and she trains right here in Olympic City USA! Hear from Tamyra Mensah-Stock about her exciting journey as she sets her sights on competing in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 this summer.
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:46am
The Olympic value of friendship is an important one here in Olympic City USA, and throughout the month of January we are highlighting the people, organizations and stories that embody this value. In the world’s largest sports competition, it looks like the friendship countries offer to each other... Read more
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:25am
Believe it or not, spring is rapidly approaching, and with it comes another exciting year of recreational sports offered by the City’s Sports Office here in Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 1:11pm
Every child should have the opportunity to enjoy the numerous benefits of youth sports! Olympic City USA received a grant from Comcast NBCUniversal and Children’s Hospital Colorado to cover registration fees for kindergarten-second grade soccer players registered through Parks, Recreation and... Read more
Jen and Ted give thumbs up from the audio booth. Gray sound proof materials on the way behind them, studio microphones and sound board in front.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 1:45pm
Colorado Springs is lucky number 13! That's right, our amazing city is ranked #13 on the New York Times’ prestigious “52 Places to Visit in 2020” list. Ted and Jen are here to celebrate!
rendering of wide pedestrian walkway along newly designed Vermijo Street
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:37pm
A newly reimagined Vermijo Avenue in southwest downtown will soon become a key gathering place for an area expected to transform into a major urban destination over the next 20 years.
rendering of Olympic City USA themed sign along I-25
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 10:33am
The modernization of the I-25 Gateway sign on the west side of I-25 is nearly complete. GE Johnson crews are working hard to complete the sign, which was funded entirely by private donations.
Atharva Vispute poses with young champion ambassador certificate
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:28am
Atharva Vispute, a junior at Rampart High School, will represent Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay in our Sister City of Ancient Olympia, Greece, in March 2020.