Parks & Recreation

In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, Pueblo West Metropolitan District Parks and Recreation Department will be closing the Memorial Rec Building, Waggin Tail Dog park, Civic Center skate park, and the playground areas at Pixie Park, Lovell Park, and Civic Center park until further notice. The following sports program and activities have been POSTPONED:
- Preschool Pals
- Dance Express
- Kangaroo Kids

-Tom Sawyer fishing derby

-Lifeguard class

The following activities have been cancelled:

- Adult Softball
- Outdoor Soccer
- T-Ball
- Youth Baseball

Anyone registered for activities that have been postponed will be notified of new schedules when the information becomes available.

We appreciate your support and patience. Our top priority is the health of our community and employees. We urge residents to visit the Pueblo Health Department website at and call their hotline 719.583.4444 for questions and concerns regarding COVID-19. 

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District created the Parks and Recreation Department in 1972. The District currently offers the community a wide variety of programs ranging from youth and adult sports, to educational classes for all ages. Some of the more popular classes offered are Dance Express, Karate, swim lessons, Preschool Pals, Kangaroo Kids, Friday art classes, and youth sports.

Registrations taking place:
Currently there are no registrations

Registrations Delayed:
Tom Sawyer Fishing Derby
Preschool Pals
Paint Splash
Kangaroo Kids
Tot/Adult Swim

May 25 - Memorial Day

The Parks and Recreation Office

Vision Statement

Pueblo West will be known as a healthy, friendly and vibrant community that has an abundance of attractive, high quality outdoor and indoor recreational and leisure time amenities and programs for residents of all ages, interests and abilities.

Mission Statement

The Pueblo West Parks and Recreation Department's mission is to provide a high quality and sustainable parks, trails, open space and recreation system for the residents of Pueblo West.


The department has 5 goals that the department has set for itself in regard to continuing needs and interests of our residents.
  • Provide a wide range of recreational and leisure time opportunities for all residents of Pueblo West.
  • Equitably distribute and conveniently locate parks, recreational facilities and throughout Pueblo West.
  • Provide a safe, enjoyable and comprehensive multi-purpose trail system through Pueblo West.
  • Develop and maintain parks, trails, recreational facilities and open lands at a high level of quality that is appropriate for the location, the type of use and nature of the facility.
  • Develop and maintain parks, trails, and recreational facilities in an environmentally sensitive manner.
Special Events in the Community
Are you wanting to have a fundraiser, or tournament?  We'd be happy to accommodate      your request.  Please see the (Special Events PDF) form in the right hand column to
fill out, and bring to the Parks & Recreation office.

How to Register

  • Drop off (mail slot)
  • Mail In
  • Walk In
  • ONLINE registrations will open at 7:00am on dates designated!!

Credit Card Payments

Credit card payments for registrations are only done in office, not over the phone. Though this is a convenient way to pay, the credit card company charges an admin fee of 2.25% to the total sale, along with a $0.75 per transaction cost.