Modified summer hours for City of Colorado Springs fountains, spraygrounds begin Aug. 13

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Hours will be modified for the City’s free outdoor fountains and spraygrounds starting the week of August 13.

Each site will operate on a new schedule through Labor Day, the City announced Friday.

The schedule is as follows:

Uncle Wilber Fountain: Acacia Park, 115 East Platte Avenue

Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Last day of 2017 Season is Monday, September 4, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Julie Penrose Fountain: America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive

Saturdays and Sundays, Noon – 6 p.m.

Last day of 2017 Season is Monday, September 4, Noon – 6 p.m.

 

Deerfield Hills Sprayground: Deerfield Hills Community Center, 4290 Deerfield Hills Rd.

Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Last day of 2017 Season is Monday, September 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

The Water Hole: Venezia Park, intersection of Briargate Parkway and Union Blvd.

Daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Last day of 2017 Season is Monday, Sept 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Officials say it’s important to note the following:

  • Use each site at your own risk.  There will be no lifeguard or park staff supervision around the fountain during hours of operation.
  • Fountains will close due to adverse weather conditions such as high winds, severe rain and thunderstorms, or temperatures below 60 degrees.
  • Fountains will close due to technical difficulties and/or emergency maintenance repairs

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