Colorado Springs Parks – Memorial Park and Prospect Lake

Memorial Park is located at 1605 E. Pikes Peak Avenue – Just East of Downtown Colorado Springs. Memorial Park is a 196-acre park, and is home to Prospect Lake – one of the largest bodies of water in Colorado Springs.

Some of the features of Memorial Park include:

  • Prospect Lake – Prospect Lake offers a fitness trail around the 1.25 mile perimeter for hiking, biking, roller-blading, walking and offers multiple fitness stops as well. There is also a swimming beach, motorized and non-motorized boating opportunities – including paddle, row, sail and canoe rentals, water –skiing and 2 fishing areas with one wheelchair accessible fishing dock.
  • Stunning Views of the Rocky Mountains, Pikes Peak and Cheyenne Mountain.
  • Aquatics and Fitness Center – Large indoor pool and water-play areas (swim lessons available), a social play room and a comprehensive fitness room
  • Mark Sertich Ice Center – Public ice skating as well as skating lessons for all levels.
  • Velodrome and Bicycle Criterium – A racing track for both bicycles and roller skates
  • Parks and Recreation Administration Building – Sign up for a multitude of city-wide sport teams for any season
  • 3 Baseball/Softball fields
  • 12 Tennis Courts and a Tennis Center
  • 15 Football/Soccer fields
  • Picnic Areas – Many sheltered picnic areas are throughout Memorial Park, as well as a reservation-only large group picnic area.
  • Horeshoe Courts and a Multi-Play Court
  • Three Playgrounds – “including Phil Long/Denver Broncos Community Playground with ADA accessibility”
  • 5.3 Miles of trails and 1.6 Miles of bikeways
  • Public Telephones and Restrooms
  • Vending Machines and Concessions

Memorial Park is also home to one of our city’s BEST firework displays for the 4th of July and is always a great destination during almost ANY time of year.

(Click on the arrow below to view the Memorial Park – Prospect Lake Show!)

For more information on Memorial Park, or any other park in Colorado Springs or Monument, please visit the Springs City Government Pages.

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2 Responses to Colorado Springs Parks – Memorial Park and Prospect Lake

  1. liz says:

    there is no information about the swiming pool at Memorial Park…no where on the web site…times, $$, classes???????

  2. Hi Liz, the Memorial Park Aquatics and Fitness Center is located at: 270 South Union Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (719) 385-5984
    Prices and class availability varies per season. The number above will direct you to someone who can give you up-to-the-minute pricing and class information.

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