Outdoors

Colorado Springs Balloon Festival

Celebrate your Labor Day Weekend at the 2018 Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off, guaranteed to be a weekend full of fun for the whole family! Activities include hot air balloon launches, food, drinks, vendors, and many more activities. The annual tradition of a hot air balloon event in Colorado Springs on Labor Day weekend,…

Fountain Fall Festival Parade 2018

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will be holding it’s 49th Annual Fountain Fall Festival parade at 10 a.m. starting at the north end of Main Street (new route this year.) Parade line-up will be along El Paso Street. This year’s festival theme is “Best of Fountain Valley.” Long time Fountain Valley residents Florence Paradise and…

Movies in the Park

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy family-friendly movies under the stars. Fun for the whole family and best of all, it’s FREE! Pre-movie activities & food vendors begin at 7pm. Movies begin at dusk – approximately 8:30pm. June 22 – Moana We are excited to partner with the SAA Pool and the Security Fire…

Help Keep Young Wildlife Wild

Denver – With spring appearing in every corner of Colorado, residents and visitors will soon see an abundance of new life, including young wildlife. Many birds and mammals give birth this time of year, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises that if you see young wildlife to leave them alone. Now through June, newborn wildlife…

Windmill Mesa Park Renovations

The Widefield Parks and Recreation Center will be making renovations to Windmill Mesa Park. Work on the project has begun and will hopefully be finished for summer 2018. Renovations include an extended parking lot, four pickle-ball courts, a basketball slab, connectivity of the walking path, additional picnic tables, benches and more! View Windmill Mesa Park…

YOUTH BASEBALL & SOFTBALL DAY AT COORS FIELD June 10

Join us on Sunday, June 10 as the Colorado Rockies take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The  Widefield Parks and Recreation center has received discounted tickets for the upper level (only $14 per seat!) and want to pass along the savings to you! Also, since it is a youth day, the kids will get to be…

Movies in the Park at Pi-Ute Park

FREE Movies at Pi-Ute Park on the 2nd & 4th Fridays of June & July brought to you by Widefield Parks and Recreation! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to Pi-Ute Park to enjoy these family friendly movies under the stars! Movies will start at dusk (approximately 8:30pm). Fun for the whole family! Along with the…

Splashpad in Fountain is Now Open

The splash pad at Aga Park in Fountain, Colorado is now open.  The waterpark is located at El Paso Street and Alabama Avenue in Fountain, and it opens May 28th through Labor Day weekend.  The water park is open daily from 9 AM to 9 PM. Admission to the Fountain Splashpad is Free.  Bring your…

Free Outdoor Fun at Get Outdoors Day Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Ever wanted to try paddleboarding, kayaking, biking, fishing, slacklining, archery or shooting? These and other family-friendly activities will be offered for people to explore, for free, at Get Outdoors Day Colorado Springs on June 2 in Memorial Park. The third annual event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and…

Memorial Day brings summer safety tips from Colorado Parks and Wildlife

DENVER – Many Coloradans and visitors to our state will be kicking off their outdoor summer plans this Memorial Day. With so many activities and open spaces, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds outdoor enthusiasts that our wealth of outdoor activities also come with responsibilities. “Our staff takes pride in seeing so many people getting outdoors…