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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Headquarters, Mail Code 1200
1401 Recreation Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80905-1975
Phone: (719) 385-5940
Fax: (719) 385-6599
Email: spark@SpringsGov.c. . .
Hours: 8 am - 2 pm, Monday through Friday





City of Colorado Springs / Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services / Parks, Trails & Open Space / Pavilions, Reservations, and Permits / Special Events / Special Event Areas

Special Event Areas

Acacia Park
Location: Southwest of Platte and Nevada Avenues (downtown)

View Acacia Park Map
Maximum Capacity: 250 recommended capacity (larger groups allowed for Special Events)
Facilities: Recommended for special events rather than picnics. Fixed picnic tables available but dispersed throughout the park. Bandshell, rest rooms. Electrical outlets available for use upon request. Special Event Form required.
Recreation: Playground, shuffleboard, Uncle Wilber Fountain (summer only).

Bandshell in Acacia Park  Playground at Acacia Park 

 Uncle Wilber Fountain
Top: Acacia Park Bandshell, Playground and Uncle Wilber Fountain provide a Special Event Area


America the Beautiful Park
Location: 126 Cimino Drive
America the Beautiful Park Map
Maximum Capacity: 100-Suggested capacity for the Pavilion* Seating capacity for 60 people at tables under pavilion. Recommended for Special Events rather than picnics.
Facilities: Large paved plaza, restrooms are available year-round. Electricity in pavilion. Picnic tables in pavilion are handicap accessible. Special Event Form required.
Recreation: Playground and trails. No sports facilities.
Special Instructions: NO organized sports allowed, including soccer and football practices.

America the Beautiful Park  America the Beautiful Park Pavilion
America the Beautiful Park View and Pavilion


Bancroft Park
Location: Colorado Avenue and 24th Street (Old Colorado City)
Bancroft Park Map
Maximum Capacity: 200-Suggested capacity* Recommended for Special Events rather than picnics.
Facilities: Bandshell, large paved area, restrooms, benches, a few tables. Electrical outlets available for use upon request. Special Event Form is required.
Recreation: No playground or sports facilities.

Bancroft Park
Bancroft Park has a bandshell for special events


Prospect Lake in Memorial ParkPark
Location: 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. (E. Pikes Peak and Hancock Aves.).
Memorial Park Map
Facilities: Picnicking (shelters), large-group picnic area (by reservation), bicycle criterium, horseshoe courts, multi-play court, three playgrounds (including Phil Long/Denver Broncos Community Playground with ADA accessibility), restrooms, public telephones, vending machines, concessions. Prospect Lake Fitness Trail: 1.25 miles, Criterium Trail: .6 miles, perimeter jogging trail: 2.2 miles. 196.1 acres.

Prospect Lake in Memorial Park