Community invited to Emergency Preparedness Day at Sky Sox Stadium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management is inviting you to participate in “Community Emergency Preparedness Day” at Sky Sox Stadium.

It’s happening Sunday, June 11. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. and the game starts at 1:35 p.m.

Post-game activities will give families an opportunity to learn about emergency preparedness though interactive demonstrations including:

  • A smoke and fire safety trailer
  • Electrical and natural gas safety demonstrations
  • Memorial Star helicopter flyover
  • Police and fire department displays
  • 911 emergency notification registry
  • Bonfils blood drive information

Families can also participate in a scavenger hunt with a chance to win two tickets to a future Sky Sox home game, including an opportunity to meet and get autographs from Sky Sox players.

First response and/or emergency preparedness partners from the community participating include:

  • Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management
  • Colorado Springs Fire Department
  • Colorado Springs Police Department
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
  • El Paso County Office of Emergency Management
  • Memorial Hospital – University of Colorado Health
  • Pikes Peak American Red Cross
  • El Paso-Teller County Authority (E-911) System
  • American Medical Response (AMR)
  • Medical Reserve Corps of El Paso County
  • Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region

For ticket information, call 719-597-1449 or click here.


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