Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services News

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services News

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 4:36pm
The City of Colorado Springs has closed Prospect Lake, in Memorial Park, effective immediately, until further notice due to the presumed return of toxic algae.
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 10:50am
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board approved two new master plans: the Austin Bluffs Open Space Master and Management Plan and the Downtown Historic Parks Master PlanA plan for the development of a portion of the city that contains proposed land uses, a generalized... Read more
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 6:11pm
COLORADO SPRINGS/MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs and the City of Manitou Springs are collaborating on a plan to reopen the Manitou Incline aligned with recommended public health modifications, including measures to better ensure physical distancing. The City of Colorado... Read more
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 6:46pm
The Colorado Springs City Council at its regular meeting on June 9 voted unanimously to approve the acquisition of more than 340 acres of open space properties near the Cedar Heights and Oak Valley Ranch neighborhoods.
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 3:36pm
Several Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services facilities and programs that have been closed or suspended due to COVID-19 will return over the next few weeks with public health modifications. The reopening of these facilities and return of programs is aligned with updated public health guidance... Read more
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:49pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board at its monthly meeting Thursday, May 14 recommended by unanimous vote a proposal for the City of Colorado Springs to acquire more than 340 acres of open space near the Cedar Heights and Oak Valley Ranch neighborhoods. The acquisitions will... Read more
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 1:13pm
Pop Quiz! What does the “Safer At Home” phase mean for our parks, trails and open spaces? They’re still open... BUT we need you to spread out! Jen and Ted talk with the city’s parks director about some of the issues they’re dealing with and easy ways to find new parks and trails to explore.
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:52am
The Deerfield Hills Community Center, one of the city’s four community centers, resumed its free monthly mobile food pantry by serving 445 residents in southeast Colorado Springs on April 24. By moving to an appointment-only distribution, it is continuing to safely serve residents.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:21pm
We have had many questions on the enforcement of the governor’s stay at home order regarding both business and individual activities. We implore residents to follow the order and to stay at home except for essential activities or critical business. It is vital for all of us to do our part to limit... Read more
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Monday, March 23, 2020 - 1:41pm
The City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has offered the following public health guidance for City parks, trails and open spaces.
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 1:45pm
Parks are still open and a great way to get out of the house for some exercise and entertainment. Just remember to follow these social distancing guidelines.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:39am
Phone, Dropbox and Virtual Options Augmented to Safely Serve Public COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs will continue to provide essential government services while also implementing select modified operations to comply with orders and public health recommendations related to... Read more