WELCOME TO PENROSE PARK
& RECREATION DISTRICT
Supported primarily by a dedicated property tax, the Penrose Park & Recreation District maintains and services Penrose Park on Park Place, two blocks east of Highway 115 in Penrose, Colorado. The 7.7-acre public facility includes playgrounds, basketball and volleyball courts, an athletic field and a horseshoe pit. Other amenities are a community center, pavilion and gazebo, all of which can be rented for events. Recent park improvements include a new sprinkler system and over an acre of new grass, four shade structures and more than 30 trees. The district's Board of Directors hopes to start renovations and upgrades on the athletic field in 2021.
Regular meetings of the district's Board of Directors are the first Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the park, 401 Park Place. 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.
UPCOMING EVENT OR SPECIAL MEETING:
No events scheduled until Easter. Our Christmas-time Illumination Celebration was a big success, with eight entrants in the house-lighting contest and numerous donations for our silent auction. Voting by Penrose residents between April 14-19 determined the winners in the contest. First place ($100) - Chelsea Oram, 911 K St. Second place ($75) - Shannon Lovins, 525 J St. Third place ($50) - Pam Caprio, 812 O St. Congratulations, and thanks also to the other five entrants. Everyone had great displays!
This is a private class offered in the Penrose Station, in cooperation with the Park District. New classes start up regularly. For more information on karate, other classes/events or rental opportunities at Penrose Park, call the park number: 719-367-2832.
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 719-367-2832.
NOTE: This page is partially under construction. The button above for Rentals and Classes and at left for Shop and the interactive Calendar below are not yet activated.