Supported primarily by a dedicated property tax, the Penrose Park & Recreation District maintains and improves Penrose Park in Penrose, Colorado. The location is 401 Park Place, two blocks east of Highway 115. The nearly 8-acre public facility includes playgrounds, basketball/pickleball and volleyball courts, an athletic field and a horseshoe pit. Other amenities are a community center, pavilion and gazebo, any of which can be rented for events (click RENTALS tab above for more information). Park improvements in 2020 included an updated sprinkler system and over an acre of new grass, four shade structures and more than 30 trees. The district's Board of Directors is developing plans to upgrade the park further in 2021.

Regular meetings of the Board are scheduled the first Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the park. The public is invited to attend, and volunteers are always welcome! Board workshops (to prepare for the meetings) are on the last Tuesday of the month, also at 9 a.m.


Spring Fling, a free, privately sponsored event for the public that includes music, karaoke, dancing and a horseshoe tournament, is scheduled in our park's Pavilion Saturday, April 17 from noon to 7 p.m. (See flyer below.) It's sponsored by Della Vista Productions, highlighting DJ Youngblood, in cooperation with the Penrose Park & Recreation District. Signups for the tournament will start at 11 a.m. The entry fee is $10. For more information, go to the website or Facebook page for Della Vista Productions. Any interested vendors (food, craft or otherwise) are asked to contact the park  at 719-367-2832. To download a vendor form, go to our Rentals page by clicking its tab at the top of this page.

We are tentatively planning a sports camp later this spring and a farmers market in the summer. The Penrose Park & Recreation District’s annual Easter Event April 3 was a great success (Click our Events tab above to see photos.) More than 100 people joined in the fun, which included breakfast, games and candy/prize hunts for three groups between ages 0 and 12. Thanks to all our volunteers for helping the Park Board with this event!


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We are so grateful for our volunteers and donors! The Aug. 22 workday (pictured at right) was a huge success. We also welcome help on an ongoing basis. For more info, please call the park number: 719-367-2832.

This is a class offered by the Park District in the Penrose Station. The current 6-week session started March 15. To  find out how to sign up, click the Classes tab at the top of this page. 


The Penrose Park & Recreation District was formed in 1986 by residents of Penrose, Colorado, to provide safe and healthy outdoor  opportunities for the community. The Board of Directors consists of Penrose residents whose goal is to carry on that trust, maintaining Penrose Park and seeking ways to make it better.



Roberta Newton




PARK PHONE: 719-367-2832

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